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20 October 2018 10:00 AM Edwina Bone named in Canberra Strikers' greatest team

Straight after the game, Bone was in a car and on the way to Wagga Wagga for a wedding. "We had two delays and I was like ‘oh my gosh, I can’t afford to have this delay because I’ve got to get to Wagga’," Bone said. "To warm up three times was a big ask for the group but they still performed fairly well, and to get a win over NSW was nothing to sneeze 5

20 October 2018 5:34 AM Betting probe after Tatts Cup roll reversal of Waller stablemates

Immediately after the race, Duckworth expressed surprise that Exoteric had been so convincing as High Bridge struggled from the early stages and laboured home near the tail of the field. Duckworth said James McDonald had described High Bridge's work as "superb" on Tuesday morning and that Sydney's premier stable thought the European import would "comfortably" 4

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

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 4:39 AM A-League expansion bidders Western Melbourne linked to Celtic star

Celtic are said to be keen on extending Brown's contract but the prospect of a late-career swansong - particularly at an ambitious new A-League franchise - could tempt him. The Western Melbourne Group are planning to fund and build a 15,000-seat football-specific stadium in Tarneit, an hour's drive west of the Melbourne CBD, if their expansion bid is approved 4

19 October 2018 1:37 AM As a punter, Waller plays cards close to his chest

And the Caulfield Cup has been a great hunting ground for horse players, being the first leg of the big double with the Melbourne Cup, Australia’s major gambling target, which is where Lloyd Williams has left his mark, not only on prizemoney but with bookmakers. Williams is much involved in the Caulfield Cup activity this week due to the scratching of favourite 6

18 October 2018 5:34 AM Decathlete High Bridge breaks age barrier

“He said he had a horse that I might be interested in that was going to be trained by Chris Waller,” Henderson recalled. “He told me the breeding and I thought how good is this. “Then that it had been jumping all his life and was seven. He had won National Hunt flat races, so was basically a maiden. I don’t need a seven-year-old maiden, I told him. I don’t 6

18 October 2018 1:54 AM 'It's the right time': Eagles great Mark LeCras hangs up footy boots

It is understood that prognosis of his damaged wrist could be painful to continue training and playing at the highest level. LeCras, 32, met with Eagles coach Adam Simpson on Wednesday when it is understood the 219-game veteran made his call to finish. Current and former Eagles teammates are believed to have been told late on Wednesday of an impending 5

15 October 2018 11:14 PM Sudanese refugees share special Socceroo debuts

Nine years ago, Thomas Deng and Awer Mabil began to bond over football in Adelaide’s northern suburbs. They were two South Sudanese refugees who attended the same school, played for the same local club and their families were linked together through their community. On Tuesday morning, Deng and Mabil made their international debuts for Australia together 7

10 October 2018 7:44 AM From pipe dream to triple threat: Lees eyes top of The Everest

If Le Romain is the horse everyone knew, Graff, a three-year-old colt, is the unknown factor in the $13 million race. Even for Lees, he was unknown in terms of The Everest a couple of months ago. He only started to think of The Everest for him after he won the San Domenico Stakes on August 25. “We knew he had come back well and that win was no surprise 12