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  • David Barlow, Craig Moller join Boomers for home qualifiers

    13 November 2018 7:00 PM 16

    With two wins the Boomers would lock in their place at next year’s FIBA World Cup in China and one win could also see them safely in depending on other results. NBL form has been the driver for all three selections as the Barlow and Gliddon among the most consistent performers in the NBL in the opening five weeks of the season while Moller has regularly

  • Foord bags hat-trick as Matildas beat Chile 5-0 with second-half blitz

    13 November 2018 10:58 AM 16

    Caitlin Foord scored her first international hat-trick as the Matildas gained revenge on Chile with a 5-0 thumping at McDonald Jones Stadium on Tuesday night. In front of 12,649 fans, Australia bounced back from a shock 3-2 loss on Saturday in Penrith to trounce the world No.39. After a physical and scoreless first half, the Matildas burst to life in the 52nd minute

  • Caroline Buchanan dislocates and breaks finger in freestyle BMX

    13 November 2018 9:47 AM 17

    Two-time Olympian Caroline Buchanan will return to the AIS in the coming days to work out a plan to recover from another injury setback just months after jumping back on to her bike. Buchanan dislocated and broke her finger at the UCI freestyle world championships in China, where she made the finals in her first attempt at a new discipline

  • Smith the best $10,000 Australian Open organisers will spend

    13 November 2018 7:39 AM 20

    "I've worked hard back at home the last couple of weeks, just trying to prepare for this week. I really want this one. "It's a combination of winning the PGA last year and this is the last one to tick off in Australia. Open organisers have come under fire for not securing bigger names, especially perennial Australian summer pin-up Scott who was in Sydney

  • The Tonk: Breakfast club ends for axed CA executive

    13 November 2018 6:41 AM 19

    With Ben Amarfio departing Cricket Australia, so, too, will the gibes about how the former head of broadcasting had his assistant, Belinda, cook a hot breakfast for him – although there is some debate about this. There are former CA employees who insist that was the case, while others insist Amarfio was on the pre-made Lite N' Easy meal program at the time, where

  • Payne seeks winning momentum with top-line jockey

    13 November 2018 5:27 AM 19

    Rosehill trainer David Payne has turned to 11-time group 1-winning hoop Tye Angland in a bid to give Momentum To Win exactly that at Hawkesbury today. Payne has been given dispensation by stewards for the gelding to carry an extra half-kilogram in a 2000-metre class 2 handicap as the four-year-old chases a first win in almost eight months. That March

  • Milligan says squad culture can fill Socceroos leadership void

    13 November 2018 5:14 AM 16

    "We're all very aware that a leadership gap has been left with Mile and Timmy. Everybody is able to step up and fill that role. It's more about creating and keeping that culture going forward. When Arnie (coach Graham Arnold) is ready to make a decision, he'll do so." Milligan considered retirement after the World Cup but has no regrets about fulfilling

  • Melbourne United slow the pace for NZ Breakers

    13 November 2018 3:34 AM 19

    "Wesley was fantastic in that first game and we have to change our coverages a little on him," Vickerman said. "We did a really good job on Webster but then Patrick Richard was someone who hit a couple of big shots late in that game. "They have a good inside, outside attack and when they played fast against Brisbane the other day they got a 20-point

  • Allenby plans to honour Lyle's memory with tournament in his name

    12 November 2018 12:29 PM 23

    "It's really early days and [Ogilvy and I] are going to sit down in a couple of weeks at the Australian PGA," said Allenby, who spoke at a public memorial service for Lyle in September. "We'd like a tournament in Melbourne and to get a Jarrod Lyle Invitational going. That's something that [Ogilvy] and I have spoken about. "We'll get some ideas down and obviously

  • Matildas feeling the heat ahead of second clash with Chile

    12 November 2018 11:42 AM 21

    “I thought in the first half we dominated the game and just didn’t capitalise on the chances,” Stajcic said. “The keeper made a couple of good saves that kept them in the game, especially at 1-0, and then when you gift a goal away like that, it really has an impact on the scoreboard and the momentum, and I think that that happened in the game. Stajcic