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17 October 2018 6:18 AM Written By needs only a working gallop to take Blue Sapphire

It couldn't have been much easier for Written By in Wednesday’s Blue Sapphire, jumpout - lead, kick, win. There wasn’t a bead of sweat for those punters who took $1.65 as the Written Tycoon colt controlled and dominated. The time for the Caulfield 1200m didn’t test the records, but it didn’t have to. “I couldn’t believe they left him alone in front 5

15 October 2018 11:14 PM Sudanese refugees share special Socceroo debuts

Nine years ago, Thomas Deng and Awer Mabil began to bond over football in Adelaide’s northern suburbs. They were two South Sudanese refugees who attended the same school, played for the same local club and their families were linked together through their community. On Tuesday morning, Deng and Mabil made their international debuts for Australia together 6

12 October 2018 10:08 AM The Caps are back! Kia Nurse leads Canberra to demolition of Flames

The Canberra Capitals are back and the way they announced their return as a WNBL contender was warning shot to the rest of the competition, thrashing the Sydney Flames by 19 points on Friday night. It was the perfect start to the year for a group of players who have spent only a couple of weeks together, and even more impressive given they did it without 11

11 October 2018 7:31 AM How half hour with Arnold made Boyle switch national allegiance

He has never been to Australia before, doesn't yet know the national anthem but Scottish-born winger Martin Boyle says he is committed to the "great honour" of playing international football for the Socceroos. The 25-year-old former Scotland youth international will turn down any future chance of representing his home country and has pledged his future 12

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

10 October 2018 6:51 AM West Belconnen Warriors land star halves for 2019

The West Belconnen Warriors have landed an early signing coup for 2019, bringing premiership half Bobby Roberts back and also luring his cousin Brent Crisp from the Queanbeyan Kangaroos. Roberts was part of the Warriors' 2016 grand final win, but spent last season playing for the Young Cherrypickers. He and Crisp played together for the Belconnen United 11

9 October 2018 5:57 AM Cleary's Coolring an emergency for The Kosciuszko

Queanbeyan trainer Joe Cleary might've missed out on a spot in the $1.3 million Kosciuszko, but he'll still have runners at Randwick on Saturday and will still donate part of his fees to charity. Cleary's Coolring will be an emergency for the inaugural running of The Kosciuszko after missing out on one of the 12 slots up for grabs for country NSW horses 11

8 October 2018 7:00 AM Two Kings: AFL great Paul Roos teams up with Andrew Gaze

As Andrew Gaze coached his Sydney Kings against NBA club LA Clippers recently there was a familiar sporting figure sitting behind the bench: AFL premiership coach Paul Roos. Following the AFL grand final, Roos had flown to Honolulu to consult with Gaze whom he and his company Performance by Design are helping improve the leadership and culture at the Kings 10

6 October 2018 7:54 AM Cummings survives inquiry scare to win race named after grandfather Bart

Godolphin trainer James Cummings will get the chance to emulate his grandfather Bart in the Melbourne Cup after his imported galloper Avilius survived a stewards inquiry to take out the race named after the legendary Bart Cummings at the track with which his name is synonymous, Flemington. Cummings senior was a master of understatement and didn't like too many dramas 8

6 October 2018 7:42 AM Oh brother: O'Dea's day at Randwick as Sesar and Doubt Defying salute

The Roman Consul was his starting point, with the Carbine Club Stakes or Coolmore Stud Stakes possible targets in Melbourne. O’Dea said the two half-brothers out of Black Opal winner Sarthemare have been linked since Proven Thoroughbreds bought Sesar at the Easter sale in 2017. “I hadn’t had a Sydney winner before today. To come down here and have two half-brothers 10