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11 November 2018 6:36 AM Erin Burns spearheads ACT Meteors victory

The ACT will have it all to play for against the NSW Breakers and South Australia in the final round of the regular season in February. Burns laughs she will be taking plenty of mental notes when she links up with a host of NSW players in the Sixers squad this week for the WBBL, but for now she just wants to savour a clean sweep on home turf. She has well and truly 5

11 November 2018 3:47 AM FFA board candidates to face grilling

It has invited all 12 candidates (including several who were on the former Lowy-led board) to attend, but only half will be there in person to take questions from the public at a function that will be hosted by Fox Sports commentator Simon Hill. Those who will face the inquisition are Joseph Carozzi, a senior Sydney-based financial services professional 7

6 November 2018 4:47 AM Ballymore to host Asian Cup warm-up match between South Korea and Uzbekistan

The match will coincide with the Socceroos’ match against Lebanon in Sydney, which would be Tim Cahill’s farewell to international football. Football Federation Australia chief executive David Gallop said the FFA had helped facilitate the international match, which would serve as a warm-up for the 2019 Asian Cup to be held in the United Arab Emirates 8

6 November 2018 12:35 AM Ben McDermott called up as cover for Shaun Marsh

The state of flux in which Australia's batting order finds itself has helped Tasmanian Ben McDermott earn a call-up into the one-day international squad ahead of Friday's must-win clash against South Africa in Adelaide. McDermott, the 23-year-old son of former fast-bowling great Craig, will join the squad as cover for Shaun Marsh, who remains in doubt 10

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 7

4 November 2018 8:21 AM Sam Kerr stuns Canberra United with eight minutes of madness

"She's just outstanding, she can create something from nothing, her runs... there's not much more I can say. "I don't think we were complacent at all. I said to the girls before the game we have to play for the full 90 because that's how dangerous Sam is. "When we didn't seal that fifth goal and missed an open goal they transitioned and scored within 8

4 November 2018 7:00 AM Ten out of 10 sends Who Shot Thebarman to top of the class

The gelding’s owners, the O'Leary brothers, were at Moonee Valley bearing tangerine caps and big grins as they listened to jockey Tye Angland tell them it was Who Shot Thebarman's most promising run this preparation. They know he is 10, but describe him as old to any of the clan and they will quickly remind you he won the Sydney Cup, his first group 7

3 November 2018 7:42 AM Scott Boland stars as Vics skittle SA

The 29-year-old Boland, who has played 14 one-day internationals and three T20 matches for Australia, was irresistible, having six South Australians caught either by wicketkeeper Seb Gotch or in the slip cordon, and almost decapitating Nick Winter with a flier that the SA tail-ender parried away from his face to Peter Handscomb at slip. His case for reinstatement 8

2 November 2018 10:41 AM No joke: Sooshi Mango comedian joins Team 11 A-League bid

One of the members of comedy troupe Sooshi Mango has emerged as one of the investors behind Team 11's A-League expansion bid. Carlo Salanitri, one of the brains behind ethnic humour group Sooshi Mango, is part of a local consortium who are collectively tipping in around $1 million to back the push for a team based in Dandenong, in Melbourne's sprawling 7

2 November 2018 4:49 AM Kelly backs rookie import Hall ahead of United test

Spotty defence and inconsistent outside shooting have hurt the Taipans although both issues appear fixable. Kelly is embracing the challenges alongside his assistants Jamie O’Loughlin and Brad Hill. “Preparing the whole season and trying to see the big picture has been new as I haven’t run a whole program before,” Kelly said. “So doing that has been fun but at the same time my head has been spinning 8