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  • Reconstructed Warner all the try-scoring Yass kneed

    10 August 2018 9:12 AM 10

    It's a long shot, but one Warner said they'd have a crack at - albeit in a relaxed manner. Not that they're going to throw the ball around like a game of touch, but they'll play with the same freedom they've had over the last two weeks. They can also take heart out of their 50-24 win over the Bulldogs in round nine. "We're still a mathematical chance

  • Weatherley forecast looks promising for bid to join Kiwi greats

    10 August 2018 9:06 AM 8

    It is a tough school when you come to Sydney from New Zealand as a gun apprentice. The list includes Jim Cassidy, Shane Dye and more recently James McDonald and Jason Collett, so expectations are high. When 19-year-old Sam Weatherley, a third generation jockey, arrived at Chris Waller’s stable in June, his reputation had trainers ready to give him rides

  • I Am A Star puts a twinkle back in Nichols' eye

    10 August 2018 7:00 AM 9

    Nichols' only concern at 1200m is the stronger tempo, which can get I Am A Star out of her rhythm and out of her comfort zone. “She will put herself in the race, and I’m sure she could produce some good sections late, but whether there is a sprinter there that can just go quicker is the question,” he said. Godolphin import Home Of The Brave has been well supported

  • Canberra Brave father-son duo keen to lift Goodall Cup together

    10 August 2018 5:55 AM 10

    Dave won the Goodall Cup with the ACT in 1998 just before Jayden was born and now he wants to finish his 23-year career with a second trophy alongside his son. "It was definitely a big drawcard for me to come back and play this year, having the chance to spend that extra time with him and it's pretty good seat in the house to watch him play," Dave said. "For a long time I didn't

  • Bennett family edges closer to Belconnen Magpies history

    10 August 2018 4:43 AM 8

    Lexie Bennett made his comeback from injury last week in a massive boost for the Magpies as they edge closer towards a top two finish. Meanwhile, the Ainslie Tricolours will face the Tuggeranong Hawks as they ramp up their bid to secure a top two spot at Alan Ray Oval on Saturday. The Gungahlin Jets will play their final home game of the season when they host the finals-bound

  • Gungahlin Eagles veteran daring to dream of fairy-tale end to career

    10 August 2018 4:02 AM 8

    Connolly has played 123 first-grade games for the Eagles and his only grand final experience was with the Queanbeyan Kangaroos during a three-year stint in rugby league. The 31-year-old said the premiership success at Queanbeyan only fuelled his desire to win one with his mates at Gungahlin, and in his final season of football he's daring to dream of a fairytale

  • Cate Campbell's historic swim sets up relay gold at Pan Pacs

    9 August 2018 1:20 PM 6

    Cate Campbell's comeback to the pool has gathered even more steam, with the sprint star rattling off the fastest women's relay split in history to anchor the gold-medal winning mixed medley team at the Pan Pacs in Tokyo. It was an astonishing performance from the Queenslander, who hit the water with a clear lead over Japan's Tomoi Aoki and Olympic and world

  • Blow for Australia with Cummins, Hazlewood out of Pakistan series

    9 August 2018 8:00 AM 7

    Cummins and Hazlewood have not suffered setbacks but do not have enough time to be fit for the Tests in October. They are not said to be in doubt for the marquee series against India and could even be ready for the one-day internationals at home in November. For Cummins, it ends a run of 13 consecutive Tests. "Pat and Josh are progressing well from their

  • 'Champion human': Golfing world pays tribute to Jarrod Lyle

    9 August 2018 6:48 AM 6

    As news of the passing of Jarrod Lyle after a long battle with leukemia came to hand on Thursday morning, the outpouring of emotions from all corners of the sporting world immediately followed. Such was Lyle's popularity, both with fans and his fellow golfers, that to chronicle all of the well wishes and condolences to his family would be virtually impossible

  • Waugh shares Oxford Tycoon with family, friends and staff

    9 August 2018 4:45 AM 8

    “I always wanted to race one with Robyn and it is just fun to have her part of the team. We have been friends forever. “When I did it we had broken him in and he had shown a bit and he was always a good-looking type with a nice walk. He is starting to live up to that on track. “He is still six months away from being at his best but he is still worth