It's that one-and-only night on the AFL calendar. No, the Brownlow Medal count hasn't been delayed a couple of months. It's draft night. The big occasion when the 18 clubs make vital decisions about new personnel .... decisions that can eventually result in premierships.
There was to be no Easter Sunday resurrection for Australia’s Fed Cup team, beaten 3-1 by Germany on Pat Rafter Arena, and nor is Sam Stosur expecting miracles when her season resumes next week on Portugese clay. But Stosur’s second loss in the semi-final tie was was less dispiriting than her first. Which, although a small thing in the context of a disappointing weekend, is something, perhaps.
Carlton livewire Jeff Garlett says he isn’t confident about returning to the senior line-up for next week’s clash against West Coast, despite an encouraging performance for the Northern Blues in their 25-point win over Footscray in the VFL on Sunday.
Only 25,525 went to Royal Randwick on Saturday for an outstanding program on a brilliant day, confirming racegoing is struggling to be a popular spectator sport in Sydney.
A big crowd is expected at Monday's Eels-Wests Tigers game at ANZ Stadium.
It’s almost that time of year again.
Adelaide continued its recovery as the GWS Giants visit to the top eight ended with a mauling at Adelaide Oval yesterday, but the fall-out may be great for both sides.
James McDonald chalked his 21st group 1 winner when It's A Dundeel proved too strong in Saturday's Queen Elizabeth Stakes, but it was also a confirmation of his coming of age as a jockey.
NSW journeyman Stephen Hoiles says the Waratahs have attitude on their side as they prepare to fight hard for a finals spot during the next eight weeks.
Australia's Caroline Buchanan has shaken off the rust from a year-long absence from the BMX World Cup circuit with victory in the season opener in Manchester.