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  • Deadline looming: CA, players association set for rare meeting

    12 November 2018 7:31 AM 20

    Smith and Warner have been suspended for a year for their involvement in the ball-scuffing fiasco of March but one suggestion has been to allow them to at least return to Sheffield Shield cricket from January 1. Bancroft was handed a nine-month ban, and can return on December 29. The trio, who have lost millions of dollars in earnings as a result of the scandal

  • Petrovic settling down for a good run at Queanbeyan

    12 November 2018 3:48 AM 18

    “The barrier will be very helpful to him,” Petrovic said. “We would like to keep him going well because we want to find partners for the rest of the family.” Petrovic also will take Our Revenue across to her home track after she failed first-up in a Highway at Randwick last month. She has been placed in half of her 22 starts but, since the blinkers went on last preparation

  • Federal winner flags golden link with Canberra track star

    11 November 2018 7:39 AM 19

    Corey Lamb produced a stunning final hole to win the men's, pinching the title by one shot from Charlie Dann. For Kim it was a far more comfortable win, leading from the opening round to add to her victory at the Youth Olympics in Argentina. That gold medal earned her the right to carry the Australian flag at the closing ceremony. "[Keely] was the opening

  • Banned Warner still harbours baggy green ambitions

    11 November 2018 6:46 AM 19

    “My goal is always to play in the next game I’m going to play in, and play well for that team. My focus here with Randwick. “That is my priority now but obviously the end result, and the prime goal, is to get back in the baggy green and play the World Cup, but as I said it is a game at a time.” Warner took on his former captain Steve Smith, who is also serving

  • Erin Burns spearheads ACT Meteors victory

    11 November 2018 6:36 AM 17

    The ACT will have it all to play for against the NSW Breakers and South Australia in the final round of the regular season in February. Burns laughs she will be taking plenty of mental notes when she links up with a host of NSW players in the Sixers squad this week for the WBBL, but for now she just wants to savour a clean sweep on home turf. She has well and truly

  • Canberra Heat men thrash Queensland Pirates in AVL

    11 November 2018 6:32 AM 15

    It was a mixed bag for the Canberra Heat against the Queensland Pirates in the Australian Volleyball League at the AIS over the weekend. The Pirates proved too strong in the women's winning two from two, including a five-set epic on Sunday, while the men dropped just one set in two matches. The Canberra men won 25-20, 25-23, 25-23 on Saturday and 23-25, 25-23, 25-18, 25-17 on Sunday

  • Canberra United let slip three points in NYL opener

    11 November 2018 4:32 AM 17

    Canberra United were three minutes away from the perfect start to their National Youth League season before the Central Coast Mariners completed a smash and grab at Deakin Stadium on Saturday night. Canberra led 2-1 in the 87th minute thanks to goals from Brodie Clarkson and Zac Barbatano but the Mariners equalised and an own-goal in the 91st minute

  • Probe into Cup death looks at all factor as RV commits to safety

    11 November 2018 4:16 AM 17

    While several have enjoyed great success on the track, others have not fared so well at the quarantine centre at Werribee. Godolphin's main Cup hope, Hamada, had to be euthanised after a trackwork gallop while others, such as Duretto, Emotionless and Red Verdon, all missed their main targets because they sustained injuries while exercising at the centre

  • FFA board candidates to face grilling

    11 November 2018 3:47 AM 26

    It has invited all 12 candidates (including several who were on the former Lowy-led board) to attend, but only half will be there in person to take questions from the public at a function that will be hosted by Fox Sports commentator Simon Hill. Those who will face the inquisition are Joseph Carozzi, a senior Sydney-based financial services professional

  • UC Firebirds win third straight ACT Gridiron Capital Bowl

    11 November 2018 1:08 AM 18

    It wasn’t until the second term the Firebirds were able to get on the board thanks to perennial scorer James Thornhill who added his 23rd touchdown of the season with a bombarding run up the middle. Man of the match Shaquille Garner added the second with a great catch and run for 60 yards to make it 14-0. The Centurions got on the board thanks to a wayward