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17 June 2018 8:15 AM Ainslie pay a stirring tribute to the late Scott Gibson

In years gone by Gibson would have been one of those former players cheering from the hill, which made this victory extra special for the resurgent Tricolours. "It was a pretty big day for the club, especially with the passing of Scotty," Rourke said. "He was a really much-loved former player, and after he retired he would come down every week and stand 10

14 June 2018 10:03 AM Handling expectation the next challenge for Swifts, says coach

Sunday's clash against the Lightning is part of a run of six games out of seven being played by the Swifts in the Harbour City in the middle stretch of their Super Netball schedule, prior to the last three rounds of competition, which are all away from home. A trip to Brisbane to take on the Queensland Firebirds next week precedes a run of three straight 11

14 June 2018 6:00 AM Bloodlines: Snitzel extends reign as king of the stallions

Just one group1 event remains for the 2017-18 Australian racing season and the Chris Waller stable, aided by a huge contribution from wonder mare Winx, has produced another amazing 12 months. A total of 69 group1 races were programmed in the 12 months beginning August 1, 2017, finishing on Saturday week with the running of the group1 Tattersall’s Tiara 13

11 June 2018 11:02 AM Canberra A-League bid left waiting as FFA delay expansion announcement

Canberra could be waiting another week to learn if they've been shortlisted for A-League expansion after Football Federation Australia delayed an announcement on Monday. Canberra were one of 15 bids nervously awaiting a decision but they were left hanging after the FFA failed to deliver on its promise to name a shortlist. Teams submitted an expression 10

9 June 2018 11:53 PM Daniel Arzani to rescue as Socceroos struggle to beat Hungary

Budapest: The hype surrounding Daniel Arzani appears to have been justified. With his first touches of the ball after coming on as a substitute, the highly rated teenager scored his first international goal and played a pivotal role in Australia's second as the Socceroos sealed a shaky 2-1 win over Hungary. A solo run, a long-range strike and a hint of generous 10

9 June 2018 3:00 AM HRNSW reveal rising stars for Nick Dewar memorial series

The future of the sport will once again be on show in the Nick Dewar Memorial Rising Stars series in the week leading up to Breeders’ Challenge day on July 1. Harness Racing NSW announced 10 drivers, led by last year’s winner Ellen Rixon, to complete in the series, which will have heats in Young, Bathurst, Bankstown and Newcastle at the end of the month 11

8 June 2018 10:00 AM The Australian connection behind US Triple Crown chaser Justify

“It was the first time Henry came to the Keeneland Sales with us, after the success in Australia, and Justify was the first horse we bought as a group in America,” SF Bloodstock’s Tom Ryan said. “We bought him because of Henry. He was adamant that we buy him. He was hip number 50 of a more than 3000 horse sale. “He had failed a couple of vets, but our vet was happy 8

8 June 2018 7:17 AM Socceroos focus on France, not Hungary, before final friendly

Budapest: Preparation rather than experimentation will be the focus for Australia’s final warm-up match before the World Cup, with coach Bert van Marwijk preferring to fine tune their tactical set-up in Sunday morning’s clash with Hungary. The Socceroos have prepared minimally for their clash against the Magyars at the Groupama Arena in Budapest, with their 8

6 June 2018 7:38 AM Canberra gymnasts shine at Australian Gymnastics Championships

Canberra gymnast Michaela Smith has capped off a superb national championships for athletes from the capital by being named the Australian champion after claiming two gold medals and a silver in the under-15s category. Canberra gymnasts won 27 medals, including a staggering nine gold medals, at the Australian championships in Melbourne earlier this week. There 9

6 June 2018 6:43 AM Jeff Horn's camp fire back at 'crap' headbutt barbs

But Daniels says the notion Horn leads with his head to damage rivals is preposterous - especially given the Australia's propensity to being split open. "Despite all the crap you see on social media, Jeff doesn’t lead with his head," Daniels said. "Jeff doesn’t want head clashes. If you have a propensity to potentially get some cuts, you’re not wanting 8