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20 October 2018 8:20 AM Saeed had the Solution in battle of the blue armies

In recent times it is the Irish operation that has had the best of things, O'Brien's genius and the potent bloodlines of the super sire Galileo – represented in this race by The Cliffsofmoher and The Taj Mahal – giving them an edge. Charlie Appleby, a trainer well known to Australian racegoers, gave Sheikh Mohammed his first English Derby winner carrying 4

19 October 2018 1:37 AM Quiet achiever Cosgrave hoping to make a big noise at Caulfield

Many leading European stables now rely on locally based riders for their big-race raiders when they come to Australia, but Godolphin is an exception. We all got used to seeing Frankie Dettori suit up here in the royal blue for countless Melbourne Cups, and the likes of William Buick, Kerrin McEvoy (when he was based in Europe) and James Doyle have been regular 4

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

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

29 August 2018 10:58 PM Godolphin galloper reportedly set for Winx Cox Plate challenge

Last time out he finished fifth in the group 1 Juddmonte International at York behind star three-year-old Roaring Lion and Poet's Voice, the horse who has claims to being the current leading older middle-distance galloper in Europe. Prior to that he had won a group 1 over the Cox Plate distance of 2000 metres in Germany, beating Stormy Antarctic after 19

14 May 2018 1:04 AM ACT Meteor Matilda Lugg can't remember the call that changed her life

Matilda Lugg was that focused on booking her ticket to Ireland and her HSC exams she can barely remember the conversation that changed her life. On the other end of the line was ACT Meteors coach James Allsopp, offering the 18-year-old wicketkeeper a one-year contract for the 2018-19 Women's National Cricket League season. The Coffs Harbour product looms 35

28 March 2018 12:34 AM Purcell looks to go out with another group 1 from Aloisia

Maher will be trackside after travelling and taking a back seat during his ban. Maher and Purcell are so similar; they have the laid-back nature of horsemen with an intensity that delivers results. “What he has done was what I expected, he is just a good trainer and knows horses,” Maher said. “Aloisia and Merchant Navy aren’t going to be his last group 40

10 February 2018 9:39 AM Connal McInerney back on Brumbies radar as Christian Lealiifano prepares for return

The ACT Brumbies will recall their Wallabies stars and Christian Lealiifano this week for a chance to break a New Zealand hoodoo before the Super Rugby season starts. The Brumbies will play against the Waikato Chiefs in their last pre-season match on the Sunshine Coast on Wednesday night, with coach Dan McKellar to roll out a near full-strength side for the clash 62

30 January 2018 8:05 AM Christian Lealiifano refreshed and happy to be back at ACT Brumbies, Super Rugby

A refreshed Christian Lealiifano hopes a stint in Ireland can help extend his career as he prepares to test his lighter and more agile frame in Super Rugby next month. But the ACT Brumbies playmaker is also starting to weigh up a massive decision about his future, revealing he doesn't want to overstay his time at the club or block opportunities for young 30

13 December 2017 8:25 AM NSW Goverment's stadium upgrades key to 2027 Rugby World Cup bid: Bill Pulver

The NSW government's decision to plunge $2 billion into upgrading ANZ and Allianz stadiums was a key pillar in Rugby Australia's bid to host the 2027 World Cup. A revamped 75,000-capacity ANZ Stadium would potentially host a World Cup final, should the bid be successful, while the 45,000-seat rebuilt Allianz would offer a second venue in the harbour 93 1