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  • Shane Warne accused of hitting 'glamour model' Valerie Fox

    24 September 2017 7:22 AM 5

    CONTROVERSIAL Australian spin king Shane Warne has been accused of hitting a glamour model in the face at a London club. Valerie Fox posted photos on Twitter, including one of a black eye that included the comment: “Proud of yourself? Hitting a woman? Vile creature.” Fox tweeted yesterday that she was “absolutely traumatised” by the alleged incident

  • AFL grand final: Richmond captain Trent Cotchin's fate to be determined by MRP

    24 September 2017 6:15 AM 6

    Match review panel member Nathan Burke says Trent Cotchin's place in the AFL grand final will be decided by one question — was it a bump or a brace? The Richmond captain made contact with the face of Shiel, having tucked his shoulder in for contact as the two players competed for the same ball on the wing, forcing the Giants star to miss three quarters

  • AFL Grand Final: Send your messages of support to the Adelaide Crows

    24 September 2017 5:58 AM 5

    ADELAIDE has broken its 19-year Grand Final drought and is now just one win away from a third premiership. And now, Advertiser.com.au is calling on all Crows fans to get behind their team by sending them messages of support. “I remember it as if it was yesterday celebrating with thousands of South Australians on Rundle St in 1997 and 1998 after those

  • Glyn Schofield chases another double on Flight Stakes and Metropolitan favourites

    24 September 2017 5:23 AM 5

    Bit of dash: Libran, seen here winning the Chairman's Handicap, showed a surprising burst of speed to win the Kingston Town Stakes. "She was much more relaxed the other day and that allowed her to show off her turn of foot, so all goes well for the mile in the Flight Stakes." Libran returned to the winner's circle for the first time in more than a year in the Kingston

  • AFL Finals: Richmond coach Damien Hardwick says his team isn't worried about being grand final underdogs

    23 September 2017 11:17 PM 7

    Richmond might be the AFL grand final underdogs but the Tigers have no fear of Adelaide. With a raucous crowd of 94,258, mostly Richmond fans, roaring them home the Tigers set up the 15.13 (103) to 9.13 (67) win with a pulsating six-goals-to-one third quarter. "I've been waiting since round six to get this opportunity to come back and play them again

  • Black Opal-winner Trapeze Artist wins Golden Rose to enhance Canberra race credentials

    23 September 2017 1:56 PM 7

    Canberra racing boss Peter Stubbs hopes Black Opal champion Trapeze Artist's breakthrough group 1 win on Saturday will enhance the reputation of the capital's premier race. The Gerald Ryan-trained Trapeze Artist one the $1 million Golden Rose at Rosehill despite being a $41 outsider at the start of the race. The win came six months after Tim Clark guide

  • Richmond Tigers vs GWS Giants: Tiger Army in sight of dream premiership

    23 September 2017 9:54 AM 8 1

    The fairy tale lives on. Richmond's preliminary final victory has set up a premiership decider between the two teams who came into this season with the longest AFL grand final droughts. The Tigers will return to the game's biggest stage for the first time since 1982, and will meet an Adelaide team that last played off in 1998. Thirty five years ago it was a young

  • ACT Meteors and Canberra Capitals drop final pre-season matches

    23 September 2017 7:20 AM 9

    An inspired bowling effort from the ACT Meteors wasn't enough to claim the spoils against the Victoria Spirit in a WNCL trial match in Barooga on Saturday. Angela Reakes played a lone hand with the bat for the Meteors in the 20-run loss which marked the ACT's second loss in as many days against the Victorians. But they won't have to wait long for a chance

  • Records tumble as early season heat worsens fire threat across NSW

    23 September 2017 4:04 AM 11

    As much as 40 per cent of NSW is expected to set September heat records on Saturday as bushfire crews prepare for a busy afternoon. The state also notched its first 40-degree reading for September. A total 60 bush and grass fires, including 11 that are not contained, were alight shortly after 1pm, according to the NSW Rural Fire Service. About half the state

  • Matildas star Sam Kerr a shock omission from FIFA world player of the year shortlist

    23 September 2017 1:49 AM 9

    Matildas striker Sam Kerr may be in unstoppable form on the pitch, but the Australian star has been a shock omission from the shortlist for the Best FIFA Women's Player award of 2017. The 24-year-old from Western Australia, whose outrageous backflip celebrations have become as well known as her stunning goals, was one of 10 players in contention for the award