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

    18 November 2018 8:48 AM 6

    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 4

    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 6

    "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 5

    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 5

    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

  • 'We'll hold our ground': Aussies won't be combative Kohli's welcome mat

    18 November 2018 6:08 AM 6

    Rivals have noticed a marked change in Australia's conduct but Paine's side has not met an adversary capable of stirring the pot like Kohli. Australia will not want to let Kohli walk over them like a welcome mat but know their every move will come under the microscope. Kohli claimed last week that he no longer needed to engage in an argument to get into the contest

  • NSW Blue Kurtis Patterson hunts for answers

    18 November 2018 4:53 AM 5

    "I’m trying to stick to the positives, which is the fact I am getting started and being consistent in a lot of innings." One Blue that is already beginning to show signs of stardom is youngster Jason Sangha, with whom Patterson has worked in order to help the 19-year-old find his feet at Shield level. "He’s fit in seamlessly. It feels like he’s been around

  • Cavalry Aced as ABL charge yet to begin

    17 November 2018 11:19 AM 6

    They extended the lead to seven in the sixth, both Jared Cruz and Jarryd Dale bringing home runners. On a bright note for the Cavalry, Canberra product Logan Kingham's first ABL at-bat produced the visitors' opening run of the game - scoring David Kandilas. But Melbourne just inflicted more pain on the Cavalry, George hitting a home run to start a three-run

  • Red Devils and Leeds to play in Perth in 2019, SBS reports

    17 November 2018 9:07 AM 6

    “And with Leeds United pushing for promotion from the Championship we could potentially have two Premier League teams here. “After the success of Chelsea's visit to Perth in July, when more than 55,000 supporters turned out in torrential rain on a Monday night, there is clearly a strong demand for international teams to play in WA. “This also underlines

  • Fifty Stars passes Sandown audition but Weir opts not to go to Perth

    17 November 2018 8:10 AM 6

    The Darren Weir-trained Fifty Stars made it six wins from eight career starts when he stepped up to group 3 company to win the 1500-metre Sandown Stakes. But the Ben Allen-ridden galloper's triumph was not enough to book himself a ticket to Perth next week after Weir decided a couple of hours after the race not to send him to Western Australia for the Railway