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22 October 2018 6:58 AM A-League crowds up, TV ratings struggle as Honda's attitude impresses

The majority of home sides in the A-League bettered their record crowds from last season in the opening round of the 2018-19 campaign in a boost for the FFA, however television audiences remained a concern across the board. Melbourne Victory, Wellington Phoenix and the Brisbane Roar all topped their best crowd figures for 2017-18 on the opening weekend 6

22 October 2018 6:57 AM 'It's my whole life at stake, not just one race'

"[But] I have to be careful. And I'll be honest and upfront because that's the type of bloke I am. I'll be so absolutely rapt to be standing in the birdcage alongside [Chris] Waller, [Darren] Weir, [Saeed bin] Suroor, Aiden O'Brien's outfit. It would be a huge, huge thrill to be there. "[But] I won't be coming if there's any doubt about it. I just can't 6

21 October 2018 6:08 AM Referee got Fornaroli foul call wrong, says A-League

O'Rourke, who spoke to Ams and the referee department after the game, said that it was within the rules for Ams to reverse his decision to award the foul during the VAR review. However Ams did not believe awarding the foul was the wrong decision until after the game, and therefore did not check whether there was sufficient contact on the VAR screen 5

21 October 2018 1:07 AM Centurions fire ahead of ACT Gridiron finals

The Centurions have secured second place with a lightning affected 32-6 win over the Barbarians on the eve of the ACT Gridiron finals. Quarterback Beau Kennett led from the front with a great performance to secure his team second place on the ladder ahead of a showdown with the Central Spears in the final round of the regular season. The game was interrupted 6

20 October 2018 11:28 AM City spoil Victory's Honda welcome party

Melbourne City have spoiled Keisuke Honda's Melbourne Victory welcoming party after they beat the Japanese legend's side 2-1, as they kicked off their A-League campaigns at Marvel Stadium on Saturday night. Wearing the captain's armband Honda scored the opening goal in the 28th minute in front of 40,504 fans, only for City to controversially equalise 8

20 October 2018 8:20 AM Saeed had the Solution in battle of the blue armies

In recent times it is the Irish operation that has had the best of things, O'Brien's genius and the potent bloodlines of the super sire Galileo – represented in this race by The Cliffsofmoher and The Taj Mahal – giving them an edge. Charlie Appleby, a trainer well known to Australian racegoers, gave Sheikh Mohammed his first English Derby winner carrying 7

14 October 2018 4:20 AM Socceroos scapegoat Kruse focused on teammates and goals

It was never the criticism on social media that Robbie Kruse cared about, it was that of his teammates and coaches. The Socceroos winger was the target of abuse by online trolls during Australia's 2018 World Cup campaign but has received nothing but support from his peers for his performances. Speaking for the first time since the tournament, Kruse says he paid little 15

12 October 2018 3:57 AM Forward ho: Arnie's attacking outlook keeps Milligan on board

The direction of the Socceroos under Graham Arnold has convinced Mark Milligan to postpone his international retirement and remain with the national team at least up until the 2019 Asian Cup. The veteran defender was weighing up whether to call time on his decorated international career following the 2018 World Cup in Russia but was convinced not to after 13

11 October 2018 8:17 AM Canberra golfer Brendan Jones leading Japan Open

Canberra golfer Brendan Jones is joint leader of the Japan Open after the opening day at the Yokohama Country Club on Thursday. Jones shot an opening round 64 to sit seven-under the card and in the lead alongside Young-Han Song and Hiroyuki Fujita. Fellow Australian Adam Scott was three shots further back in tied-11th going into the second round 16

3 October 2018 2:32 AM Government will let delayed European horses run on Guineas Day

The European gallopers whose arrival into Australia was delayed by flight problems last weekend will now be allowed to race on Caulfield Guineas day, after the federal government granted Racing Victoria's appeal to allow them out of quarantine on October 13. Problems had arisen when a large shipment of top-flight Cups contenders were stranded on the tarmac 10