AN amazing hundred by Steve Smith helped Australia pull off a thrilling win over South Africa at the MCG to seal victory in the one-day series.

    JADE North puts the ball in his own net with 15 minutes left as Brisbane Roar’s gallant rearguard action is eventually undone by Melbourne Victory.

    CRICKET Australia chief James Sutherland wants an investigation into why crowd numbers have been so poor for the one-dayers against South Africa.

    ONE of Australian cycling’s most revered figures, Sir Hubert Opperman, has had his pioneering performances recognised alongside the champions of the modern era.

    MICHAEL Clarke will be named in Australia’s Test squad on Monday, but remains a long shot to actually play against India at the Gabba.

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    AFL Second Elimination Final - North Melbourne v Essendon

    Sep 06, 2014

    Event:                    AFL Second Elimination Final
    Teams:                  North Melbourne v Essendon
    Date:                     Saturday September 6
    Start time:              7.15pm

    *Series ticket match

    Gate opening:
    Public/AFL members: 5.30pm
    MCC members: 4.30pm

    Expected attendance: 80,000

    Tickets on sale at Ticketek HERE.

    MCC members' reserved seats and visitor tickets still available.

    MCG seating plan - Week 1 Finals 

    Cheer squad allocations: 
    North Melbourne – Bay M33
    Essendon – Bay M3

    Car park opening:
    Gate 3: 1.30pm
    Gate 5: 3.00pm
    Gate 6: 4.00pm
    Gate 7: 2.30pm (pass holders only)

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