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The Weekly A-Z

A – ALEX AND THE ASHES It was a battle between Alex Carey and Josh Inglis for the right to succeed former Australian skipper Tim Paine behind the stumps for the first Test against England. In the end, selectors opted for Carey, who boasts a more extensive international CV than… Read More

The Weekly A-Z

A – ARRIVEDERCI ROCKY Rock Magic has been defiant in his ongoing battle with Father Time. At 12 years of age, Rocky has raced for many more seasons than most expected. And he has been anything but a field filler. The gelding has performed at a high standard every campaign… Read More

The Weekly A-Z

A – ALARMING Is a word best used to describe the situation with Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai. Some might go a step further. Peng alleged earlier this month that she was the victim of sexual assault from a senior Chinese official. Since her allegation became public, the dual Grand… Read More

The Weekly A-Z

A – ALL HELL BROKE LOOSE That might actually be underselling the enormity of Quinton de Kock’s refusal to take a knee as instructed to by Cricket South Africa during the World T20 in the UAE this week. De Kock, a former captain of the Proteas, ensured the complexities of… Read More

The Ascot Feature Rankings

Group 3 WA Champion Fillies Stakes (1600m) – November 13 1. TREASURED STAR Grant and Alana Williams’ filly is the one they all have to beat. Created an impression fresh and then was awesome at Ascot last Wednesday. Big, strong and possesses a wicked turn of foot. 2. MRS AMERICA Has… Read More