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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 26

1 August 2018 9:03 AM Millar has fingers crossed for third Lyle miracle

"We'd be staying in a hotel and we'd play practice rounds together a bit here and there. "He's just a really likeable bloke, country lad, just really positive. You just wonder how it happens to good people. "Everyone's crossing fingers and saying prayers for a third miracle, but geez he's been through some tough stretches now." It sets a sombre tone for Millar 38

8 July 2018 7:55 AM The Canberra receptionist heading to Mexico for gridiron world champs

Kieran Reilly spends most days helping guests at a Canberra hotel, but his real passion is bone-crunching hits and a journey to the under-19s gridiron world championships. Reilly, Isaac Helsop and James Micallef are the Canberra trio picked in the Australian Outback juniors squad for the World Cup in Mexico, which starts on July 14. They will spend almost 41

18 May 2018 5:39 AM Ben Edwards is Las Vegas-bound for UFC's The Ultimate Fighter

He has finally got his shot, and Ben Edwards has never been more ready. The Canberra fighter (2-0) managed to get a visa on short notice and will fly to the United States on Sunday for the open tryouts of The Ultimate Fighter 28 at the Palace Station Hotel in Las Vegas on May 22. A whirlwind couple of days saw Edwards fire off countless emails and make several 58

28 March 2018 11:23 AM Smith and Warner receive 12-month bans, Bancroft nine months

Combined with lost earnings from playing for Australia, Smith and Warner will now miss out on a staggering sum of upwards of $4 million each over the next 12 months, not taking into account lost sponsorships. CA chief executive James Sutherland met with the players in their hotel in the city's Sandton district on Wednesday morning to tell them their 45

24 February 2018 9:00 AM Canberra golfer Matt Millar is on the cusp of a second New Zealand PGA Championship

Millar admitted to "enjoying things a bit too much" following his round at Royal Canberra and was up early the next day for his flight to New Zealand. Unable to get a direct flight out of Canberra, he was delayed in Sydney which led to a missed connection in Auckland and from there things got awry. "They said go to the desk and they'll get you a hotel 45

16 February 2018 6:00 AM Max Presnell: Mystery man Zjelko back on the radar

No doubt he is the biggest horse player in the world, probably ever, but colourful Zjelko Ranogajec ain't. The recently departed Jack Sparrow wouldn't have emptied the garbage in Zjelko's Sunday best. Zjelko first came onto the radar in the newspaper hot metal days when John Fairfax, my employer, was at Broadway near The Vulcan, a watering hole where 61

9 February 2018 9:25 AM Champion Australian javelin thrower Jarrod Bannister dies

Australia's champion javelin thrower Jarrod Bannister has died suddenly overnight in the Netherlands. Bannister, who won gold in the javelin at the Delhi Commonwealth Games and was the national record holder, had been training and living in Holland with his girlfriend. Jarrod Bannister had won gold for Australia at the Commonwealth Games in Delhi, and held the national 65

9 February 2018 6:30 AM Man found guilty of manslaughter, not murder, over fatal Chinatown bashing

A young man has been found not guilty of murder but guilty of manslaughter over the fatal bashing of a high school student in a Melbourne laneway. Shengliang Wan, 24, kicked and stomped on Longxiang 'Jeremy' Hu, 19, during a fight in the city's Chinatown on April 15, 2016. Mr Hu, a Yarra Valley Grammar School student, suffered a fractured skull and bleeding 116

9 February 2018 3:52 AM Fire breaks out on Thailand tourist hotspot Phi Phi Island

A huge fire broke out on Phi Phi Island in Thailand, a popular tourist destination on Tuesday night. One witness told Fairfax Media she saw five hotels and hostels up in flames, with the blaze "spreading like wildfire". A huge fire, possibly started by a gas canister explosion, has been ‘spreading like wildfire’ through the tourist island of Phi Phi in Thailand 137