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20 October 2018 2:44 AM Gurinder Sandhu ready to bust through another barrier

If that hadn't happened, he might not have been in the position to replicate those heroics against the fourth-best one-day outfit in the world - but it did. "I’ll be looking forward to that game and it’ll be a nice little test to see where I’m at. I’ve played two of them before so it’s almost kind of a checkpoint game to see where you’re at and what you need to work on, and how much more improvement 5

18 October 2018 1:53 AM Jennings finds 'sweet spot' after heeding late SOS from Hawkes team

"And by the end of it it doesn't do you any good because when you need to go back to the provincials you don't have the support there having been in town for a few weeks. "At the moment I'm happy taking the six or seven rides at the provincials. I'd eventually like to be getting back into town, but we have to see how that plays out. This is obviously 4

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 7

15 October 2018 5:19 AM The Everest winner insists new deal with Redzel 'very possible'

"We were one of the first to sign on as a slotholder and we were very happy to support this new initiative," Zhang said. "We knew we had to come in for three years and and we did that with no reservations. We're already looking forward to next year and we have already said we are already willing to sign on for a further three years. "There has been lots of [congratulations 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 14

11 October 2018 11:32 AM Latrobe could be better than Cup winner Rekindling: Williams

The only fly in the ointment for Latrobe is that he needs a travelling companion to keep him focused and comfortable in his time away from his Irish base. The Williams camp is hoping that another O'Brien horse, Master of Reality, will be able to accompany him in quarantine, but if not arrangements could be made for another foreign horse based at Werribee 13

11 October 2018 4:02 AM Freedman father and son team learning from each other

The next generation Freedman, Sam, who is looking to carry on one of racing’s more famous names, like his cousin Will at uncle Richard’s Rosehill stable, is working. Shoals has swum and Santa Ana Lane has just finished. “Good luck on Saturday,” Freedman’s old friend says as he walks off with horse in tow. Freedman has been here before, maybe not at front 12

9 October 2018 3:15 AM Allen gears up for biggest day of his young career

As well as snaring the mount on Native Soldier, on whom he won last time out at Caulfield in the Guineas Prelude, Allen will team up with Weir's Caulfield Cup fancy Night's Watch in the Caulfield Stakes and the Weir-trained filly Anjana in the Thousand Guineas. Native Soldier has Sydney-trained The Autumn Sun to beat in the Guineas while the Kris Lees runner 10

6 October 2018 10:36 AM Canberra Strikers thump Tassie Van Demons in AHS opener

Bone then made her conversion to put the game out of reach for the Van Demons and ensured the Strikers enjoyed a winning start to the final AHL. Canberra coach Lindsay Burrows coud hardly fault the near-flawless performance but admitted they left some goals on the pitch. "That was very satisfying, we had a simple game plan but stuck to it so I'm very happy 10

6 October 2018 9:13 AM Newnham and King land Heaven-sent group 1 victory

Newnham only decided to run Maid Of Heaven during the week after she didn’t have any luck in the Flight Stakes. She vindicated the decision by becoming the second filly to beat the boys after Yankee Rose two years ago, overwhelming Aramayo late. “She didn’t have the luck last week and that was just a perfect ride,” Newnham said. “I just told her to get her out in the clear 10