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18 November 2018 6:39 AM Carnival is over, but raiders gear up for Perth group 1 riches

Weir's good sprinter Voodoo Lad will be aimed at the Winterbottom - for which Caulfield based Lloyd Kennewell's Viddora, last year's winner, is favourite - while his three year old Junipal, narrowly beaten in listed company at Flemington on Oaks Day, will be aimed at the WA Guineas. Jarrod McLean, Weir's Warrnambool foreman who also trains a handful 5

6 November 2018 5:00 AM Canberra Capitals headed for horror trip west

Capitals coach Paul Goriss has already written-off training on Monday. The worst part? They'll rinse, repeat and head back west just 18 days later to play the Lynx again. But Goriss is refusing to make excuses and said an away trip could be good for his squad after three straight home games. "Sometimes it’s good to be able to get on the road and test yourself 12

2 November 2018 9:46 AM Sideline bling: Champness to spit rhymes before Jets' A-League clash

Jets CEO Lawrie McKinna, always good for a left-field idea, asked Champness a few weeks ago if he would be willing to showcase his lyrical skills before the club’s first home game of the season. The 21-year-old, sidelined since August with a stress fracture in his foot, jumped at the offer. It’ll most likely be the biggest crowd Champness has played 6

31 October 2018 9:01 AM Poor crowd mars PM's XI's upset of South Africa

The crowd figure even shrinks in comparison with the lowest in recorded history, which was set when 5370 watched the West Indies face the Prime Minister's XI in 2010. It serves as an indication of just how much content Canberra can handle given fans have been spoiled for choice this summer with a women's international, Big Bash League, WBBL, WNCL, Sheffield 7

29 October 2018 3:37 AM GWS Giants to face Adelaide Crows in Canberra

Greater Western Sydney will play AFLW and AFL pre-season games under Friday night lights in Canberra as the Giants prepare to unveil the jewel in the crown for the 2019 season. The Adelaide Crows will return to Canberra for the second year running when they meet the Giants in a pre-season fixture under lights at Manuka Oval on Friday, March 8. The club is keen to bring 6

26 October 2018 7:00 AM Canberra set for GWS Giants' AFLW blockbuster

The Giants will host one game at Manuka Oval and Drummoyne Oval while hosting two at Blacktown International Sportspark in a revamped AFLW competition in 2019. The addition of Geelong and the North Melbourne Tasmania Kangaroos has seen the competition split into two conferences. The Giants are in conference B alongside Brisbane, Collingwood, Carlton 11

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 17

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 7

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 5

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 7