BART Cummings, regarded by many as the greatest trainer in Australian racing history, died early on Sunday morning. He was 87.

    THE 49ers and Jarryd Hayne play the Broncos in their third pre-season fixture ahead of the 2015 season. Follow the game live from 10.30am (AEST).

    THE legend of Bart Cummings, even if justified on the scoreboard and nothing else, made him horse racing’s Bradman and his death is monumental.

    CRAIG Bellamy has slammed the NRL’s scheduling as a “joke” and believes it has created an uneven competition heading into the finals.

    HALL of Fame trainers Lee Freedman and David Hayes have paid tribute to Bart Cummings and declared he was “a one-off” in a tough and uncompromising trade

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    AFL Round 20 - Richmond v Essendon

    Aug 08, 2014

    Event: AFL Round 20
    Teams: Richmond v Essendon
    Date: Friday August 8, 2014
    Start time: 7.50pm

    Curtain-raiser:
    Herald Sun Shield Grand Final
    Box Hill Senior Secondary College v St Patrick's College, Ballarat (4.30pm start).

    Gate opening:
    Public/AFL members: 4.00pm (Gate 1, 3, 6) 6.00pm (Gate 4, 5, 7)
    MCC members: 4.00pm

    Car park opening:
    Gate 3: 1.30pm
    Gate 5: 3.00pm
    Gate 6: 4.00pm
    Gate 7: 7.00am (pass holders only)

    Expected attendance: 60,000

    General admission seating:

    Great Southern Stand
    M3-M6
    Q1-Q3
    Q4 (Rows F-DD)
    Q5-Q11 (Rows P-DD)
    Q12-Q15 (Rows U-DD)

    Ponsford Stand
    Q29-Q36

    Olympic Stand
    Q49-Q57

    Cheersquad allocation:
    Richmond - Bay M3 (Rows A-K) and Bay M4 (Rows A-K)
    Essendon  - Bay M33 (Rows A-J)

    Tickets: On sale now through Ticketek.

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