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12 November 2018 11:42 AM Matildas feeling the heat ahead of second clash with Chile

“I thought in the first half we dominated the game and just didn’t capitalise on the chances,” Stajcic said. “The keeper made a couple of good saves that kept them in the game, especially at 1-0, and then when you gift a goal away like that, it really has an impact on the scoreboard and the momentum, and I think that that happened in the game. Stajcic 142

31 October 2018 7:00 AM Peever re-election process 'astonishing'

"I don't think it is possible to have a strong view that board members should be re-signed or sacked or whatever. What I do think is completely astonishing is that decisions were made about the composition of the board for the next three years before any of the people who were voting had a chance to read the assessments that were made. From a governance 114

29 October 2018 8:12 AM Darren Lehmann joins calls for CA to lift bans after damning review findings

It's understood CA directors are worried how a change to the sentences will be interpreted given the little cricket the national men's team played during the winter. Smith and Warner have both been suspended from representing the country and playing in the Sheffield Shield and Big Bash League for 12 months, while Bancroft was rubbed out for nine months 107

18 October 2018 8:00 AM "No prima donnas" allowed at NBL's new South-East Melbourne club

Newly appointed South-East Melbourne coach Simon Mitchell has a message for players keen to join the NBL expansion side. Mitchell was announced as the inaugural coach of the NBL’s ninth side on Thursday and has already vacated his assistant coaching role with Melbourne United to take up the position. The new club has former Melbourne Tigers player and NBL executive 90

16 October 2018 8:47 AM A-League expansion decision deferred but Canberra among favourites

A-League expansion has been put on ice with the announcement of two new teams to be pushed back. A delayed decision is expected next month which would likely push entry into the league back a season to 2020-21, but Canberra have firmed as one of the favourites. Canberra is the only ready-to-go bid with with a stadium deal, government support, a commitment 81

5 October 2018 8:25 AM Ron Stubbs pays tribute to brother Peter after Tony Campbell Cup

Albury trainer Ron Stubbs paid tribute to his brother and retiring Canberra Racing Club chief executive Peter Stubbs, but he couldn't deliver a fairytale in the Tony Campbell Memorial Cup at Thoroughbred Park on Friday. It marked Stubbs final meeting in charge at Canberra after 50 years in the racing industry, with the 66-year-old to stand down at the club's 68

3 October 2018 6:55 AM Sydney Thunder to strike twice at Manuka Oval in double Big Bash boost

The Sydney Thunder will strike twice at Manuka Oval this season to bolster a season being hailed as "a coming of age for Canberra as a global cricket city". The Thunder will host two BBL games and one WBBL match in Canberra this summer as the club looks to cement a place in the capital's cricket calendar. As expected, the club has struck a deal to host a second 81

27 September 2018 10:27 PM AFL Grand Final: Where WA Eagles fans can watch September's big dance

For fans in need of a little silver service, Optus Stadium has a Buffet Lunch in the River View Room for $125, which includes lunch and beverages, stories from footy personalities, door prizes and more entertainment. The Perth Royal Show is offering discounted entry tickets to return to the Show any time on Saturday — the show's final day — with a range 81

27 September 2018 8:42 AM Capital Football send Tuggeranong president 'please explain' letter

The matter was discussed on Wednesday night and the board instead opted to send Thiele a letter to give him the opportunity to put his side forward. Interestingly, it's widely known Thiele is expected to step down as Tuggeranong president at the club's next annual general meeting after many years of service, raising questions why the threats were made in the first 69

25 September 2018 12:18 PM Basketball Australia looks for new CEO as Anthony Moore departs

Basketball Australia will begin the search for a new chief executive with Anthony Moore to leave the role at the end of October. Moore and chairman Ned Coten sent word around basketball circles on Tuesday about Moore’s departure which will come at the BA annual general meeting on October 27. It’s not known what his next move will be but Moore is tipped 93