Rock Magic wants a win in TJ Smith Stakes at Randwick

Rock Magic in Belmont earlier this month.Picture: Simon Merritt / Western Racepix WA sprinter Rock Magic is a strong chance of running in Saturday’s Group 1 $2.5 million TJ Smith Stakes (1200m) at Randwick. Trainer Chris Gangemi said Rock Magic pulled up well from his eye-catching fourth in Friday night’s Group 1 William Reid Stakes (1200m) at Moonee Valley. Footy ...

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Waratahs ready for New Zealand challenge

The NSW Waratahs are psyched for a season-defining fortnight as they bid to revive Australia’s flagging Super Rugby title hopes. The Waratahs’ thrilling – and desperately needed – comeback win over the Melbourne Rebels was the highlight of yet another lamentable round from Australia’s five battling franchises. Footy Tipping and Fantasy competition with $150,000 in prizes up for grabs! The ...

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Hot tips to prevent fires

Vehicle fires can and do happen. In rare incidents it may be due to a component defect, or a wiring loom shorted out because of excessive vibrations over corrugated roads. But there’s one thing very much under your control: removing the build-up of combustible material around a very hot exhaust. At some stage in your four-wheel- drive explorations you may ...

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NQ coach Green says Hess not Origin ready

Already pencilled in for State of Origin selection, Coen Hess will have no doubt had Maroons coach Kevin Walters reaching for the permanent marker after North Queensland’s 32-26 NRL win over Gold Coast. But Cowboys coach Paul Green could not give his Origin blessing to Hess – yet. Footy Tipping and Fantasy competition with $150,000 in prizes up for grabs! ...

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Port Botany smash caps horror day in NSW

Two people have been killed after a car crashed into a power pole in Matraville in Sydney’s east. Two young people have died after the vehicle they were in crashed into a power pole and exploded in flames in Matraville in Sydney’s east. The car was believed to have been driven by a p-plate driver and police are investigating the ...

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Ricciardo sorry at Australian grand prix

Daniel Ricciardo is feeling sorry for many reasons at the Australian grand prix. Daniel Ricciardo is feeling sorry. Sorry for himself. For his Formula One team. And for his fans at the Australian grand prix. Footy Tipping and Fantasy competition with $150,000 in prizes up for grabs! Ricciardo’s blunder in qualifying – spinning at a routine corner and crashing into ...

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Saints sweat on Riewoldt after AFL loss

St Kilda have their fingers crossed on Nick Riewoldt and will give Paddy McCartin a run on Sunday after a bad start to the AFL season. Not much went right for the Saints in Saturday’s twilight game, with Melbourne recovering from a slow start to beat them easily by 30 points. Footy Tipping and Fantasy competition with $150,000 in prizes ...

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Sharks back Segeyaro to make an impression

New signing James Segeyaro is only going to get better – that’s the message from Cronulla after the dynamic hooker made his return to the NRL in Saturday’s 20-6 win over Parramatta. While there were few bright spots in the Sharks’ mistake-riddled victory at ANZ Stadium, Segeyaro’s debut was a promising development for a side facing a post-premiership rebuild. Footy ...

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Roger Federer wins opening match in Miami

Roger Federer (pic) and Stan Wawrinka have won their opening matches at the Miami Open. Roger Federer has won his opening match at the Miami Open, returning to the tournament after a two-year absence and beating 19-year-old American qualifier Frances Tiafoe 7-6 (2) 6-3. Federer took the lead with a flawless tiebreaker after both players held easily throughout the first ...

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Mark Duffield’s top 5 Subiaco Oval moments

As the former Subiaco Oval begins its final year of AFL matches, chief football writer Mark Duffield looks back at some of the best games played there. 1. THE 1975 WAFL GRAND FINAL Footy Tipping and Fantasy competition with $150,000 in prizes up for grabs! South Fremantle v West Perth. There were 52,000 there, a record at the time. I ...

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