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20 October 2018 3:51 AM It's time: Portelli plotting to reign again in Slipper

Gary Portelli will skip the Magic Millions to concentrate on the Golden Slipper with She Will Reign's half-brother Time To Reign, which made a mess of his rivals on debut at Randwick on Saturday. There may be little similarity between Portelli's latest two-year-old protege and his former Golden Slipper heroine, but the Warwick Farm trainer is eyeing 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 1:53 AM Jennings finds 'sweet spot' after heeding late SOS from Hawkes team

"And by the end of it it doesn't do you any good because when you need to go back to the provincials you don't have the support there having been in town for a few weeks. "At the moment I'm happy taking the six or seven rides at the provincials. I'd eventually like to be getting back into town, but we have to see how that plays out. This is obviously 4

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

12 October 2018 10:08 AM The Caps are back! Kia Nurse leads Canberra to demolition of Flames

The Canberra Capitals are back and the way they announced their return as a WNBL contender was warning shot to the rest of the competition, thrashing the Sydney Flames by 19 points on Friday night. It was the perfect start to the year for a group of players who have spent only a couple of weeks together, and even more impressive given they did it without 13

10 October 2018 7:46 AM Canberra coach Laing Harrow leading Australian softball to Olympics

Canberra's Laing Harrow will lead the Australian women's softball team to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics after he was appointed coach on Wednesday. Harrow has been coaching in Australia for more than two decades and has experience at a state, national and international level with junior and senior teams. The Aussie Spirit are vying for a spot in Tokyo and Harrow 13

9 October 2018 6:39 AM University of Canberra Firebirds continue to dominate Gridiron ACT

The University of Canberra Firebirds have claimed their first piece of silverware for the year after a hard-fought win against the Centurions at Greenway Oval on Saturday. The Firebirds secured top spot with a 42-20 win despite having two games remaining in the season. Running back James Thornhill opened the scoring late in the first quarter with a bulldozing 10

9 October 2018 5:57 AM Cleary's Coolring an emergency for The Kosciuszko

Queanbeyan trainer Joe Cleary might've missed out on a spot in the $1.3 million Kosciuszko, but he'll still have runners at Randwick on Saturday and will still donate part of his fees to charity. Cleary's Coolring will be an emergency for the inaugural running of The Kosciuszko after missing out on one of the 12 slots up for grabs for country NSW horses 12

9 October 2018 3:15 AM Allen gears up for biggest day of his young career

As well as snaring the mount on Native Soldier, on whom he won last time out at Caulfield in the Guineas Prelude, Allen will team up with Weir's Caulfield Cup fancy Night's Watch in the Caulfield Stakes and the Weir-trained filly Anjana in the Thousand Guineas. Native Soldier has Sydney-trained The Autumn Sun to beat in the Guineas while the Kris Lees runner 10

7 October 2018 4:56 AM Muscat confident Victory will be ready for City when kick-off comes

Melbourne Victory will complete preparations for their season-opening blockbuster against crosstown rivals Melbourne City with a game against their traditonal interstate rival Adelaide United this week. Kevin Muscat, Victory's coach, says that despite a behind-closed-doors loss at the hands of New Zealand visitors Wellington Phoenix at AAMI Park last Friday 11