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20 October 2018 11:23 AM 'Let's go become millionaires': Mystic runs Riot in rich final

A tearful and jubilant Peter Lagogiane danced down the Wentworth Park straight in pure delight as Mystic Riot led home a NSW trifecta in the Million Dollar Chase on Saturday. Lagogiane, who trains in tandem with his partner Jodie on from Sydney's north-west fringes, was reduced to an emotional wreck after Mystic Riot led from box rise to stave off a late challenge 6

19 October 2018 10:58 AM No excuses from brittle Australians as Pakistan claim series win

“There’s no doubt this has been happening for too long for the Australian cricket team, not just our Test team, but probably domestically," Paine said. "There’s a lot of collapses, throughout our batting group, and I think a lot of it can be technical. Some guys’ [issues] will be mental, and other guys will be tactical, or your plans not being right 6

19 October 2018 8:36 AM Invictus Prince can deliver with Harry in town

The Invictus Games will be opened on the steps of the Opera House on Saturday night, and Geoff Grimish hopes Invictus Prince will deliver on schedule earlier in the afternoon in the City Tatts Cup at Randwick. Vietnam veteran Grimish has been a big supporter of the games for injured returned soldiers and has named a series of horses in honour of the movement 5

19 October 2018 4:02 AM Alex Pledger standing tall for Melbourne United in grand final rematch

Melbourne will hope he can make that same kind of difference when they battle Adelaide 36ers at Melbourne Arena on Sunday, Pledger wasn’t with the club last season when they beat Adelaide in the NBL grand final series but he knows exactly what to expect. “I wasn’t here last year but Adelaide won’t have too fonder memories of their last game on this court 5

18 October 2018 2:50 AM Big chase looms for Australia as hosts tighten grip on second Test

That it was not Australia's day was underscored when Jon Holland was denied a wicket in the day's penultimate over. Azhar survived an lbw referral after the decision review system gave the batsman the benefit of umpire's call, as he was more than three metres down the wicket at the moment of impact. There is also an injury cloud hovering over Mitchell 3

18 October 2018 1:05 AM Vikings' Joe Powell misses Wallabies squad but starting NRC semi-final

Wallabies back-rower Pete Samu is set to make his Vikings debut off the bench on return from a knee injury and a solid hit-out will seal his spot on the spring tour. Samu has played seven Tests since signing a two-year deal with the ACT Brumbies and bolting into the Wallabies team for the June Test series. It's been an enormous year for the 26-year-old 5

7 October 2018 3:57 PM Australia shake but are stirred in tough opening to Pakistan series

Recalled spinner Jon Holland claimed the late scalp of danger man Azhar Ali to pull Australia back into the game. The key wicket in the fourth-last over on Sunday left Haris Sohail (15) and nightwatchman Mohammad Abbas (one) at the crease at stumps. Pakistan had gone to tea at 0-199 but their scoring slowed to a crawl after Nathan Lyon broke the drought 8

6 October 2018 7:36 AM University of Canberra smashed in penultimate sevens round

The University of Canberra sevens side slumped to horror defeats in the penultimate round of the national series, leaking a combined 113 points to be languishing after day one. A re-jigged Canberra struggled to find cohesion on the Gold Coast after injuries and player unavailability forced coach Dave Grimmond to make seven changes to his touring squad 9

5 October 2018 12:04 PM Australia thrash New Zealand to secure series whitewash at Manuka Oval

The last time Australia played under Manuka Oval's diamonds in the sky there were five dropped catches and it didn't take long for the glittering lights to struck again after Lanning won the toss and elected to field. Beth Mooney put down a sitter on the fifth ball of the innings when she cut across Lanning to deny Megan Schutt a wicket and hand Kiwi opener 8

3 October 2018 6:50 AM Sammie Wood ruled out of University of Canberra sevens squad

The University of Canberra has made six changes to its squad for the fourth round of the national series after injuries and representative duties forced coach Dave Grimmond into an overhaul. Skipper Sammie Wood has been ruled out with a wrist injury, while United States import Abby Gustaitis has returned home to play for the national side. Sammie Wood, left, and Kasey 10