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  • Half full or half empty? Harris keeps knocking as Test contenders struggle

    20 November 2018 6:58 AM 68

    Harris is one of them and so too is Tasmania's Alex Doolan, who is the leading run-scorer in the Shield this season after being moved to the top of the order. Harris could have all but batted himself into the team with a ton but he would not have ceded any ground with his 67. Selectors are due to name a squad early next week before the next round of the Shield

  • ACA loses its appeal

    20 November 2018 6:33 AM 81

    No, all was not well in Australian cricket at the time of Cape Town, but flawed culture cannot be allowed to act as an historical smokescreen. In that moment, experienced adult professional sportsmen conspired in or assented to a wrong. They knew it, as their ham-fisted effort to cover it up and so compound the offence showed. That wasn't culture, that was the blind

  • Telopea Park School win Todd Woodbridge Cup

    20 November 2018 5:15 AM 86 3

    Telopea Park School became first ACT school to win the Todd Woodbridge Cup at Sydney Olympic Park on Monday. Telopea Park won the ACT finals in September to face 19 regional-winning schools from across NSW and swept their pool before taking down St Patrick's Albury in the final. The tennis tournament for primary school students uses modified courts and low compression

  • Lebanese community unites behind Cedars ahead of historic clash

    19 November 2018 7:50 AM 69

    After spending 18 years in the cross-faith Lebanese military, Wehbe moved to Sydney in 2008, joining a community that is among the oldest and most continuous migrant groups in Australia. The Lebanese began arriving in Australia during the 1880s, some 60 years before Lebanon was an independent country. Before Redfern had the Rabbitohs, the local Maronite

  • Radical new plan for all-star $5m Victorian race

    18 November 2018 8:41 PM 73

    Public involvement in selecting the field and a massive prize of $5 million will make the planned All Star Mile a radical new event on the Australian racing scene. The plan, to run the big-money race during the Melbourne autumn carnival next year, will be officially announced later on Monday, with the contest set to be rotated around Melbourne's three

  • Appoint Percy goes back-to-back at Canberra to put injuries behind him

    18 November 2018 8:48 AM 68

    It was his second straight victory after saluting at the same track on Melbourne Cup Day almost two weeks ago. "It's been a long road with this horse. He's had a lot of injuries and it looked like being the best horse I ever trained, but unfortunately he had a few injuries and it's taken a lot of work to get him back to the races," Pepper said. "It's

  • Papadatos rebounds from four-putt to earn Royal Portrush dream start

    18 November 2018 8:46 AM 65

    Four isn’t an ugly number in golf, except on the green. For Dimi Papadatos, the four putts he took at the 14th hole at The Lakes on Sunday could have derailed not one but two major golfing dreams. It crushed what little chance he had of chasing down runaway winner Abraham Ancer. But little did Papadatos know, his response would lead him to Royal Portrush

  • Misfiring Cavalry offence put on notice after Aces sweep

    18 November 2018 8:21 AM 74

    "Josh Warner, pitching for his first time in a Cavs uniform, he gave us every chance today," Collins said. "We threw a ball away and that kind of led to the two runs, but even still he gave us the innings and kept it close. "One of the Japanese guys comes in through the week so that'll boost the pitching even more, so looking forward to it. "That'll

  • Tensions rise over hearing into ball-tampering bans

    18 November 2018 6:59 AM 76

    This could have been worked into a meeting urged in the Longstaff report to occur within 30 days of the public lodging of the report, in a bid to begin a healing process between the two bodies after an ugly two years featuring a pay war and friction over the culture of the sport. However, that meeting won't be held for another week, with the CA board

  • Carnival is over, but raiders gear up for Perth group 1 riches

    18 November 2018 6:39 AM 73

    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