The Punt: Hawks can keep you in the contest

UNDERDOG status spells success in recent years when fierce modern-day combatants Hawthorn and Sydney have faced off, with the outsider always successful. If you follow that formline, the Hawks — $2.35 outsiders with TAB — could be just the roughie for those trailing in tipping competitions as they attempt to reel in their rivals. The […]


Cleary will not assurance 2019 Tigers gig

WESTS Tigers mentor Ivan Cleary has when yet again unsuccessful to assurance he will be at the club upcoming time subsequent his side’s ultimate-spherical NRL thumping at the fingers of South Sydney. Speculation about Cleary, and about no matter if he is on or off the bus, appears established to rage effectively into the summer […]

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The Punt: Do Aussies deserve to be T20 favs?

Although beaten in the ODI series against visitors South Africa, Australia holds slight favouritism heading the one-off Twenty20 match on the Gold Coast. Despite Australia’s struggles in the 50-over variation, Justin Langer’s side has won its past four T20s on home soil and now sits third in the world in the format. T20 INTERNATIONAL TWENTY20 […]

Amphitrite ridden by Craig Williams, outside, comes from last at the bend to beat Fundamentalist ridden by Luke Nolen in the Thousand Guineas. Picture: Michael Klein

Bombers and Demons struggle to help save seasons

  They had been predicted to have a wonderful 12 months. But equally Essendon and Melbourne have so considerably been underwhelming. And following Friday night time, 1 will be -three. We appear at this video game as well as NRL, Champions League soccer and the Doncaster Mile in this week’s Late Mail. Melbourne’s Clayton Oliver […]

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Sydney’s $seven.5m Melbourne Cup rival

The Golden Eagle, a new and distinctive race with prizemoney 2nd only to The Everest in Australian racing, is the centrepiece of an growth of the Sydney spring carnival. Racing NSW and Australian Turf Club this early morning introduced a sequence of considerable spring carnival race programming likelihood which include the introduction of the $seven.five […]

Handscomb’s tendency to move back in his crease has come under fire.

‘I’ve tinkered with my game’: Handscomb reveals strategy for Examination remember

Peter Handscomb has been operating on his procedure following currently being dropped.Resource:Getty Illustrations or photos Peter Handscomb concedes he’s not likely to split again into Australia’s Examination facet for Sydney, even with captain Tim Paine giving him a beacon of hope for the New Year’s match. A let down Handscomb squandered no time in obtaining […]


‘Can’t see it happening’: Waugh’s fact verify

Mark Waugh has poured chilly h2o on the hoopla bordering a probable Take a look at debut for Marcus Stoinis in Canberra. The 29-12 months-previous all-rounder was known as up to the Australian squad for the 2nd Take a look at towards Sri Lanka, commencing at Manuka Oval on Friday. He’ll receive his saggy environmentally […]