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  • Canberra Heat men thrash Queensland Pirates in AVL

    11 November 2018 6:32 AM 8

    It was a mixed bag for the Canberra Heat against the Queensland Pirates in the Australian Volleyball League at the AIS over the weekend. The Pirates proved too strong in the women's winning two from two, including a five-set epic on Sunday, while the men dropped just one set in two matches. The Canberra men won 25-20, 25-23, 25-23 on Saturday and 23-25, 25-23, 25-18, 25-17 on Sunday

  • Canberra United let slip three points in NYL opener

    11 November 2018 4:32 AM 9

    Canberra United were three minutes away from the perfect start to their National Youth League season before the Central Coast Mariners completed a smash and grab at Deakin Stadium on Saturday night. Canberra led 2-1 in the 87th minute thanks to goals from Brodie Clarkson and Zac Barbatano but the Mariners equalised and an own-goal in the 91st minute

  • Probe into Cup death looks at all factor as RV commits to safety

    11 November 2018 4:16 AM 9

    While several have enjoyed great success on the track, others have not fared so well at the quarantine centre at Werribee. Godolphin's main Cup hope, Hamada, had to be euthanised after a trackwork gallop while others, such as Duretto, Emotionless and Red Verdon, all missed their main targets because they sustained injuries while exercising at the centre

  • FFA board candidates to face grilling

    11 November 2018 3:47 AM 12

    It has invited all 12 candidates (including several who were on the former Lowy-led board) to attend, but only half will be there in person to take questions from the public at a function that will be hosted by Fox Sports commentator Simon Hill. Those who will face the inquisition are Joseph Carozzi, a senior Sydney-based financial services professional

  • UC Firebirds win third straight ACT Gridiron Capital Bowl

    11 November 2018 1:08 AM 9

    It wasn’t until the second term the Firebirds were able to get on the board thanks to perennial scorer James Thornhill who added his 23rd touchdown of the season with a bombarding run up the middle. Man of the match Shaquille Garner added the second with a great catch and run for 60 yards to make it 14-0. The Centurions got on the board thanks to a wayward

  • Loyalty repaid: Barrier rogue overcomes issues

    10 November 2018 7:48 AM 12

    ''We put him through the barriers up at Gai Waternouse's at Randwick, he had got banned from racing for the second time for barrier manners. He had been going through as good as gold and then one day he went berserk, flipped over, thrashed around and smashed all the gates to bits. He broke three ribs and crushed a vertebrae. Loyalty Man scored narrowly

  • Group 1 dream comes true for Jarrod McLean with Trap For Fools

    10 November 2018 7:18 AM 16

    The cumulative effect of those events was that Trap For Fools entered the Mackinnon Stakes ready to run a huge race in an attempt to land McLean his first group 1 as a trainer in his own right. "We knew he was the leader in the race and it was a matter of John [Allen] getting his clock right and cranking him up at the right time." Allen jumped from the barriers

  • Poetic justice as Santa Ana Lane sinks rivals

    10 November 2018 7:02 AM 16

    It was indeed poetic justice for the owners and the stable that Santa Ana Lane got the firmer surface down the straight that he had been denied in the monsoonal conditions in Sydney when he went north to contest The Everest. Like many in that race he simply could not act on the heavy ground in which the VRC Sprint Classic favourite Redzel had excelled

  • All is forgiven? Smith and Warner pack Coogee Oval for grade match

    10 November 2018 6:50 AM 24

    Randwick Petersham expected a big turnout given the star batsmen on display. Their estimate of 2000 to 3000 was quickly surpassed at the scenic ground. "I think I would have to go back to the 1970s or early ’80s when I was playing first grade we would have had something like it," former Test quick and Randy Petes president Mike Whitney said. Banned for a year from representing

  • Canberra Indigenous soccer team star at first tournament

    10 November 2018 6:42 AM 16

    A Canberra women's side played in the National Indigenous Football Championships for the first time last week and they finished on the podium in Nowra. Talia Moreton playing for Canberra’s Indigenous women’s soccer team at the National Indigenous Football Championships. One Mob opened their account with 6-0 victory and went on to win five of their seven