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16 October 2018 11:35 PM One hiccup, you're out: Peter Bell gives Docker Harley Bennell last chance

“Harley will be doing his best to stay committed to his fitness regime and try to be an elite player next season." Harley Bennell was warned by Peter Bell last week after failing to turn up to the club's fairest and best celebrations at the Fremantle Football Club on Saturday and Fremantle had explored trading him off to other clubs last week, but there 4

16 October 2018 9:00 AM Goodwin out to prove Adelaide was the right call against Sydney FC

Craig Goodwin's time is now. After turning down an offer from Sydney FC in the off-season to return to Adelaide United, the lanky left-footer knows he has to dominate the A-League to cement himself as one of the country's best attacking players and realise his burning Socceroos ambitions. Sky Blues fans will be seeing a lot of Goodwin over the next couple 5

16 October 2018 2:21 AM James McDonald to ride Melbourne Cup favourite Yucatan

James McDonald has been booked to ride Melbourne Cup favourite Yucatan by owner Lloyd Williams. McDonald was in the saddle for the Irish stayer's incredible Australian debut when he won the Herbert Power Stakes on Saturday, which earned him a 2.5kg penalty for the Melbourne Cup, a record penalty out of the group 3 race. The penalty meant the five-year-old 7

14 October 2018 10:47 AM Tom McDermott wins NSW Showjumping Championships in Canberra

Tom McDermott is one win away from a $50,000 pay day after taking out the NSW Showjumping Championships in Canberra over the weekend. McDermott won the NSW Country Championships in Wagga a week earlier and if he wins at the Willinga Park grand final in December, he'll clinch the triple crown and collect his bonus. Superb performances over two qualifying 19

14 October 2018 9:59 AM Let’s hope The Autumn Sun gets a chance to test Winx

The Autumn Sun left most at Caulfield on Saturday convinced the colt would be a worthy rival for champion mare Winx in the Cox Plate at Moonee Valley on Saturday week. I have been at about the past 40 Caulfield Guineas, a race that has produced some outstanding horses, and The Autumn Sun was just as good, if not more impressive, than the more recent 19

13 October 2018 5:00 AM 'Father and son' land shock Kosciuszko win

He was on early favourite Victorem, which lost top billing to the heavily backed Don't Give A Damn and then lost his wheels in the Randwick wet. And that's the only reason Hyeronimus jumped on Belflyer, the Ramornie Handicap runner-up. Belflyer was one of the last horses picked up by one of the 12 slot-holders, drawn out from a raffle to scramble and pick up the best NSW bush-based 8

12 October 2018 7:04 AM Keely Small to race for Youth Olympic gold after qualifying fastest

Keely Small will be the Youth Olympic Games gold medal favourite on Monday morning after qualifying fastest for the 800 metres final. Small, the Australian team flag bearer in Buenos Aires, was more than one second quicker than the rest of the field, finishing her heat with a time of 2:05.68, with Germany's Sophia Volkmer second in 2:06.92. St Clare's 12

11 October 2018 9:00 AM The slotholders behind The Everest field

Backed by Greg Ingham, the slotholder used to race quirky cult hero Chautauqua, which finished fourth in last year's race and was retired only last month after refusing to leave the gates in barrier trials on several occasions. Emerging breeding and racing giant which boasts properties in both NSW and Queensland, wholly owned by the Hong Kong-based Fung family 13

10 October 2018 9:14 AM Gungahlin Eagles recruit former Brumbies coach Marco Caputo as mentor

Former ACT Brumbies and Wallabies hooker Marco Caputo will return to the Gungahlin Eagles next year after being recruited as the club's head coach. Caputo started his coaching career at the Eagles in 2009 and has since had stints at the Brumbies, two different clubs in Japan, linked with Leinster in Ireland and helped Tonga at the World Cup. But the respected 7

9 October 2018 7:48 AM Cavalry's partnership with Yokohama DeNA Baystars paying off

The Canberra Cavalry's partnership with Japanese club Yokohama DeNA Baystars is already paying off, with managers now shopping players to the Australian Baseball League club. Cavalry chief executive Donn McMichael said in the past it was tough to even get player's managers to return calls to the other side of the world. Now he's confident they have the roster 11