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4 November 2018 8:21 AM Sam Kerr stuns Canberra United with eight minutes of madness

"She's just outstanding, she can create something from nothing, her runs... there's not much more I can say. "I don't think we were complacent at all. I said to the girls before the game we have to play for the full 90 because that's how dangerous Sam is. "When we didn't seal that fifth goal and missed an open goal they transitioned and scored within 17

6 October 2018 9:07 AM Extra Brut puts Derby champagne on ice

The Victoria Derby over 2500 metres is a fearsome stamina test for horses in the spring of their three-year-old careers. But the $2 million prizemoney is a great carrot, which is why it was hardly surprising to see a full field of 16 runners with four emergencies declared for one of the more reliable Derby trials, the UCI Stakes, a listed contest over 1800 metres 13

28 September 2018 11:21 AM How code-hopper Kimmince fell back in love with game – for third time

That was way back in 2009, not long after Kimmince made her international debut as an 18-year-old – seemingly with a long future in the green and gold. The Kimmince of today, who will on Saturday night play for Australia in prime time to possibly the biggest local TV audience ever for the national women's team, has learned to appreciate the fickleness 8

7 September 2018 6:12 AM School visit from two Roosters got my old spark back for rugby league

And gone were the days of commuting from Lake Macquarie, to the south of Newcastle, down to Kogarah Jubilee Oval on a Sunday to continue my infatuation with the Dragons deep into the 1990s. Competing interests, relationships, travelling, careers, births and deaths of children and family, endless rugby league atrocities, player disloyalty and a little 22

4 August 2018 8:10 AM Uni-Norths lock Nick Jones still helping Owls after early retirement

Rugby has made moves to protect player's heads across all levels of the games in recent years and Uni-Norths coach Tony Doherty said safety was paramount. "Unfortunately it's an injury that has cost Nick his rugby career," Doherty said. "It is a cruel game sometimes, especially when you're young, your career ending is always a bad thing but someone at Nick's 34

24 July 2018 1:31 PM The world-famous horse whisperer who says he can save Chautauqua's career

Racing NSW stewards have told trainer John Hawkes and his sons, Michael and Wayne, that Chautauqua will need to complete a series of trials if he’s to take his place in The Everest (1200 metres) at Randwick on October 13. The notoriously prickly Hawkes clan aren’t saying much at the moment. Privately, many in the racing industry believe we will never 28

11 July 2018 2:00 PM Diamonds and Giants star calls time on career

Veteran Giants shooter Susan Pettitt will retire from netball at the end of the season, becoming the third Diamonds player this week to draw the curtain on their international careers. But unlike Queensland's Laura Geitz and Collingwood's Madi Robinson who plan to continue on in Super Netball, Pettitt has also closed the door on a distinguished club career 31

19 June 2018 8:06 AM Australian Defence Force and police women's rugby teams clash

"Every single girl here is so proud to be a part of this team and we just want to go out there and give it our best. "We definitely want to put one over the Defence because we are the cops and we think we are tougher. I'm sure they think they’re tougher but we will see who wins on the match." Both players agreed it was important to develop pathways for women 17

27 March 2018 9:58 AM Players turn on David Warner as ball-tampering crisis rips team apart

Australia coach Darren Lehmann is mobbed by cameras as the team travel from Cape Town to Johannesburg. Warner's version of events has prompted an angry reaction from others in the team who were enraged with the opening batsman. Senior fast bowlers Mitchell Starc and Josh Hazlewood, as well as the team's most capped player, Nathan Lyon, had distanced 41

26 January 2018 1:52 AM Australia Day Honours 2018: The full list

Indigenous tennis star Evonne Goolagong-Cawley is among those to receive Australia Day honours this year. Pioneering physicist Michelle Yvonne Simmons is hopeful being named Australian of the Year will help challenge gender expectations and encourage more girls to pursue careers in science. Protesters have started marching through the streets of Redfern 51 1