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17 November 2018 9:07 AM Red Devils and Leeds to play in Perth in 2019, SBS reports

“And with Leeds United pushing for promotion from the Championship we could potentially have two Premier League teams here. “After the success of Chelsea's visit to Perth in July, when more than 55,000 supporters turned out in torrential rain on a Monday night, there is clearly a strong demand for international teams to play in WA. “This also underlines 63

5 November 2018 6:19 AM Cricket ACT legend Peter Solway to lead Australia

He has won more grand finals and scored more runs than any other player in ACT first grade history, his high score of 339 has stood the test of time for almost 30 years, and he suited up for the Prime Minister's XI alongside Ricky Ponting, Matthew Hayden and Justin Langer. As impressive as those numbers are, none of it comes close to seeing his sons Dean and Mark turn out for the Bluebags 23

31 October 2018 9:01 AM Poor crowd mars PM's XI's upset of South Africa

The crowd figure even shrinks in comparison with the lowest in recorded history, which was set when 5370 watched the West Indies face the Prime Minister's XI in 2010. It serves as an indication of just how much content Canberra can handle given fans have been spoiled for choice this summer with a women's international, Big Bash League, WBBL, WNCL, Sheffield 20

27 October 2018 8:32 AM Boys in blue salute 'best of the best'

"She's the best of the best," says Godolphin trainer Saeed bin Suroor, his trademark sunglasses on a gloomy day masking nothing but an honest opinion. Forget the bluster that has dominated the build-up all week, maybe this appraisal is the one that really matters. It's from one of the world's most recognisable horsemen, who has trained elite winners 30

21 October 2018 6:25 AM Ben Dwarshuis fits the new and old mould for PM's XI

"The Netherlands stuff never really got moving, it was something that was a possibility if I ever wanted to go down that line, but it was a bit of a long shot with it being a few generations back in my family," Dwarshuis said. "I put that on the backburner and I’m certainly focusing more on the Australian side now. I was very excited to be a part of that Twenty 23

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 23

19 October 2018 12:04 AM Cricket Australia's next gen headlines Prime Minister's XI

Hashim Amla and JP Duminy have been left out of South AFrica's squad as they recover from injury, while Dale Steyn has been included after his recent comeback to limited overs cricket. Wednesday, October 31: Prime Minister's XI v South Africa at Manuka Oval, 1.50pm. Tickets from Ticketek. Prime Minister's XI squad: George Bailey (c) (Tasmania), Jason 20

9 October 2018 1:52 AM Australian Open prizemoney hits $60 million

Tennis Australia also announced that the new players' pod, with its world class training, treatment and dining facilities, will be available. Entry level prices for Rod Laver Arena have been reduced to $62, and the price of a ground pass was frozen at $49 for 2019. The Minister for Sport, Tourism and Major Events, John Eren, said the government had invested 25

2 October 2018 3:27 AM George Bailey to captain Prime Minister's XI

"Over the years, the match has provided an opportunity for some of Australia’s best emerging players to test their skills against a quality international side, and I’m sure this year will be no different. "I’m looking forward to working with the players who get that chance this year, and taking on South Africa in front of a big crowd at Manuka Oval." It is expected 23

26 September 2018 12:00 PM Invoking Hillsborough for stadium rebuild a bridge too far

And Mr Chair, can you be freaking serious? You, too, like Alan Jones, are now invoking the Hillsborough disaster as a possibility for the SFS? After all the other arguments have been blown away, this is the one you are left with? That tragedy, as you know, turned on an impossible number of people wanting to get into too small a space, when two standing-room-only 19