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17 March 2018 8:24 AM Super W: ACT Brumbies make history in inaugural match against Queensland Reds

"All we asked today was that they give everything and they have, the result wasn't exactly what we wanted it be but overall we're really happy." A healthy crowd gathered for the curtain-raiser and Doherty backed the fans to return after high-tempo game with slick passing and big hits. "They're still in the development process but they came up with some great 8

17 March 2018 7:16 AM Adkins gets first group 1 as Daysee Doom wins Coolmore Classic

Adkins was positive from a wide draw and drove Daysee Doom to sit outside the leader and at the top of the straight she was there to beaten but nothing would get to her. She hit the front at 300m mark with a wall of horses coming at her but at the post she had a shot neck to spare from Oregon’s Day with a half head back to Silent Sedition. “As soon as the barrier 5

15 March 2018 10:43 AM Australia's snowboarders hoping for a repeat of that gold medal feeling

PyeongChang: The fluctuating weather in South Korea this week has mirrored the extreme emotions experienced by Australia’s close-knit Paralympics snowboarding team, Simon Patmore’s breakthrough gold medal coming hot on the heels of the cruel injury to Joany Badenhorst. Patmore completed a remarkable transition from the athletics track to the alpine world 11

11 March 2018 10:45 AM Snowboarder Tudhope an experienced hand at 18 years of age

PyeongChang: It’s hard to find another 18-year-old with the same maturity and the sound perspective on life as snowboarder Ben Tudhope. He speaks with contagious enthusiasm and a beaming smile. This campaign in PyeongChang is not even his first Paralympics. Four years ago in Sochi, when Tudhope was not long into teenage hood, he made his debut as the youngest 21

11 March 2018 10:44 AM G-whiz: Rising temperatures take their toll in Paralympic super-G competition

“You could blame the conditions but at the end of the day everyone has the same conditions and I just couldn’t ski as well as I’d like to think I could.” On a day under bright blue skies and with the temperature edging up to eight degrees Celsius, 20 of the 133 competitors who set off down the super-G course failed to finish. For sitting skier Tori Pendergast 18

6 March 2018 7:17 PM David Warner and Quinton de Kock charged over stairwell standoff

The more likely scenario, however, that the Australian vice-captain will avoid having to sit out the match at St George's Park and instead have three demerit points go next to his name, leaving him with a suspension hanging over his head for the next two years should he transgress again. Australian wicketkeeper Tim Paine, meanwhile, hit out at claims 22

5 March 2018 10:33 AM Ban the bumper? Cricket's heady question needs an answer

It was plainly sickening for Abbott, the man who bowled that last ball to Phillip Hughes, to see Pucovski fall. Just as it was for Pucovski to be hit and for both their families and teammates to watch on, and for the Hughes family. Pucovski is one of the most precocious talents in the game but he has already suffered more knocks to the head than is healthy 23

28 February 2018 6:27 AM Mike Symons defends his position with Melbourne Racing Club

Melbourne Racing Club chairman Mike Symons has defended his position at the helm of the club as the Aquanita inquiry continues, while Racing Victoria's chief steward Terry Bailey denies giving Symons a “heads up” about the investigation. And Symons, who is also a director of Aquanita – now known as Neerim Lodge – hit back at a call from respected syndicator 18

27 February 2018 6:51 AM Canberra Raiders and ACT Brumbies launch double-ticket offer for NRL and Super Rugby

As well as members being eligible to watch both games, the clubs have agreed to sell tickets to give fans a chance to watch two games for the price of one. The Raiders were riding a green wave of support last year, with their average crowd numbers jumping to 14,097. It was the best average attendance since 1995. Brumbies crowds took a major hit as drama 20

27 February 2018 3:12 AM 50 years ago today, Lionel Rose made boxing history

Rose was never in difficulty during the 15-round bout and said he had not been hurt at any stage. . "Don't worry," Rose told manager Rennie at the end of the third round, "he can't hit hard enough to hurt me." Rose finished the fight with a bruised knuckle on his right hand, but facially was unmarked. He hurt his right in the 14th round when he made Harada's 21