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17 August 2018 12:37 PM Emerging Kaonic ready to profit from Waller's patience

Chris Waller has his group 1 winning three-year-olds from last season – D’argento and Unforgotten – taking on Winx on Saturday, but it might a four-year-old away from the Randwick limelight who has the potential to join the stable's stars at the highest level. Kaonic was considered in the same class as his stellar stablemates, as was the emerging Paret 5

14 August 2018 8:51 AM Kookaburras goalkeeper Andrew Charter named in Canberra Lakers

International hockey veteran Andrew Charter will rejoin the Canberra Lakers for their Australian Hockey League campaign in October after a 22-man squad was named on Tuesday. Goal-keeper Charter, who has played 150 games for Australia, will headline the squad which also includes Olympian Glenn Turner and national development squad player James Day. Hockey 8

14 August 2018 1:16 AM Smith regains No.1 Test batsman ranking despite Test cricket ban

OK, so the former Australian Test captain is still serving a 12-month suspension owing to his involvement in the ball-tampering scandal from South Africa earlier this year. But while he hasn’t played a Test since that happened in March, he has regained the No.1 spot on the ICC’s Test batting rankings, even though the only cricket he’s been playing is Twenty 8

12 August 2018 2:52 PM Cautious confidence from Dolphins coach after bold Pan Pacs showing

Jacco Verhaeren is not a man prone to statements of grandiosity. In the recent climes of Australian swimming, where potential and results haven't always worked in perfect synchronicity, the Dolphins head coach has good reason to be guarded. Yet even the contemplative Dutchman admits the wind has started to ever so gently fill the sails of the national 12

10 August 2018 5:55 AM Canberra Brave father-son duo keen to lift Goodall Cup together

Dave won the Goodall Cup with the ACT in 1998 just before Jayden was born and now he wants to finish his 23-year career with a second trophy alongside his son. "It was definitely a big drawcard for me to come back and play this year, having the chance to spend that extra time with him and it's pretty good seat in the house to watch him play," Dave said. "For a long time I didn't 10

3 August 2018 10:04 AM The Woden Rams halves partnership 13 years in the making

"Sean is a pretty good kid. When he came into this year he was more of a lock. Now he’s taking the role on at 6 really good. "I’ve been impressed by him. He’s just come a long way and I think he’s got a long future in first grade if not further." After 267 games across the NRL and Super League, Withers has loved being back where it all started to finish 18

31 July 2018 4:27 AM Western Derby 48: second clash of 2018 lacking firepower and fizzle

Lyon has delivered one of his worst performances in 11 years as a senior coach while, off the field, the club was dragged through the mud of a confidential sexual harrassment settlement that came to light involving the senior coach and a former female junior club staffer. If there is one small positive for both clubs ahead of Sunday's match, it's that the brouhaha 18

23 July 2018 12:37 AM Are the Canberra Raiders treated differently?

We delve into the million-dollar question in the wake of the Green Machine's frustrating loss compounded by refereeing howlers. Where to next for the ACT Brumbies? A look at the numbers suggests there is plenty of room for optimism and we might have the man that can take them back to the Super Rugby finals. Lauren Wells has all but called time on her international 16

20 July 2018 11:31 AM From Cairns to Canberra and beyond: Wigness chases his NBA dream

Wigness is one of the first students in the NBA’s big leap into player development as they used the Basketball Australia Centre of Excellence as a model for academies throughout the world. This past week the NBA has hosted its second annual Academy Games at the Australian Institute of Sport where their Global Academy plays against academy sides from Latin 15

20 July 2018 6:00 AM Carnoustie harks back to age ruled by monster courses, not monster drives

The late Peter Thomson had a golfer’s eye for impending catastrophe. After the five-time British Open champion became a television commentator, he saw victory as nothing more than a flashing warning sign. When Greg Norman walked off a final green after yet another Australian title, arms aloft and wife in tow, grinning like a man who somehow knew he would 9