SAM Stosur has shunned the opportunity to celebrate a key Strasbourg International victory, instead rushing by train to Paris to prepare for the French Open.

    NICK Kyrgios has been earmarked by John McEnroe as a French Open wrecking ball ahead of a potential third-round clash with Andy Murray.

    THE Melbourne Rebels have failed in their mission to crack their first Super Rugby win on South African soil with a 31-15 loss to the Stormers at Newlands

    DANIEL Ricciardo showed improved pace to finish fourth in qualifying for the Monaco GP, with series leader Lewis Hamilton to start from pole position.

    JAMES Magnussen’s bid for a historic third straight world title has been torpedoed with the sprint king to undergo immediate shoulder surgery in Melbourne.

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    AFL Rd 23 - Collingwood v North Melbourne

    Sep 01, 2013

    Event: AFL Round 23
    Teams: Collingwood v North Melbourne
    Date: Sunday September 1, 2013
    Start time: 3.20pm

    Gate opening:
    Public/AFL members: 1.00pm
    MCC members: 12.30pm

    Car park opening:
    Gate 3: 8.30am
    Gate 5: 11.00am
    Gate 6: 12.00pm
    Gate 7: 11.00am (media, corporate and disabled pass holders only)

    Expected attendance: 50,000

    General admission seating:

    Ponsford Stand
    Q31 - Q36 (Rows AA-MM)
    Q37 - Q40

    Olympic Stand
    M53 - M57
    Q49 - Q57

    Great Southern Stand
    M1 - M2
    Q1 - Q15

    Cheersquad allocation:
    Collingwood - M32 rows A-T
    North Melbourne - M3 rows A-T

    Tickets:

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