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  • March with the GWS Giants: Phil Davis' call

    12 August 2018 4:35 AM 11

    "It’s building. We trained here [on Friday] at 5pm and there must have been about 400 or 500 kids here," Cameron said. "We might have to look at our training times because we’ve been at 1pm or 2pm, and maybe the kids can’t get out of school. I remember in Launceston when I was at Hawthorn, they’d clearly have a big crowd watching training and then they get that 15000 on the Saturday

  • Edwina's City2Surf diary: 'I'm focusing on the "fun" in fun run'

    11 August 2018 2:00 PM 13

    No doubt you are reading this at your local cafe over a pile of bacon and eggs and a steaming hot coffee or perhaps you are sitting at your kitchen table with a leisurely lunch ahead of you and a long sleep in behind you. Usually that would be me on a Sunday morning but not today. Today is the day. I will get up early, eat my banana, drink a small coffee

  • Five is alive for Cate Campbell as she continues Pan Pacs spree

    11 August 2018 12:59 PM 13

    Cate Campbell remains on track for five gold medals at the Pan Pacs in Tokyo after another dominant swim to help seal victory in the women's 4x100m relay over arch rivals America. The Australians are the world record-holders and Olympic champions but could have been vulnerable without the services of Bronte Campbell, who has skipped the event to rehab

  • Ledecky says Australian teen Titmus will push her to greater heights

    11 August 2018 11:29 AM 10

    After all of these years, all of those lonely laps when the clock seemed to be the only worthy adversary, Katie Ledecky finally has some company. Ariarne Titmus wasn't able to beat the American star in the 400m freestyle final at the Pan Pacs meet in Tokyo but as far as the 2020 Olympics are concerned, it's offically game on between the pair. Big improver

  • McEvoy navigates saloon passage for Sandbar in Rosebud

    11 August 2018 10:12 AM 11

    “When he came back, we went to the barrier trials at Randwick and he went through the front of the gates and cantered a lap. “He missed that trial and again we were playing catch-up. He won a trial, but you just don’t know if that is going count against him on raceday. ‘‘Hopefully that is all behind us, touch wood. He is certainly a horse that could

  • Vikings set up Royals rematch in grand final after thrashing Eagles

    11 August 2018 8:48 AM 11

    Royals lead the win tally 3-1 this season but Eagles coach Dan Atkins believes if Tuggeranong repeat their performance on Saturday, the premiership will be there's to lose. "It's a cliche saying but the better team won on the day and they really proved why they are the minor premiers," Atkins said. "We were on the back foot early and playing catch up from there

  • Kangaroos coach hopping mad over Warriors loss

    11 August 2018 8:41 AM 10

    West Belconnen's win shut the door on the Yass Magpies' hopes of sneaking into the top four, with the Magpies edging the Goulburn Bulldogs 28-22 at Goulburn. They needed a massive win and hope the Kangaroos did the same to the Warriors to have any chance of playing finals. Kangaroos coach Aaron Gorrell was confident they could turn the result around

  • Hockey ACT turns pink for Chris MacKinnon

    11 August 2018 7:56 AM 11

    The women's side came away with a 4-2 victory with goals to Emma Taylor, Tonina Staunton, Sally Pratley and Morgan Hubbard, while the men's side fell 4-1 to Central. The fundraising efforts will continue on Sunday with United set to host a breakfast function to coincide with the auction and a raffle. Breast cancer is one of the most commonly diagnosed

  • Racing NSW announces $1 million drought relief package for industry

    11 August 2018 2:49 AM 10

    Racing NSW has announced a $1 million package to help thoroughbred participants under financial stress because of the drought gripping the state. Chief executive Peter V’landys said Racing NSW had already distributed emergency funding to several people in the industry, including paying one mortgage for four months. “We have had people coming to us and asking

  • $50,000 Federal provides temporary relief for battling ACT trainers

    10 August 2018 9:42 AM 9

    ACT trainers don't have much to smile about at the moment but trainers Paul Jones and Barb Joseph would have thoroughly enjoyed watching race seven at Canberra on Friday. Six-year-old gelding Anthonis cruised home to win the $50,000 Federal by almost three lengths ahead of Dylan's Deeva and Motime at Thoroughbred Park. Jones and colleagues Matt Dale and Nick Olive