IN the last week we’ve seen two Tests finish without reaching the fourth day, yet only one of the pitches has been slammed by the cricketing public.

    A RACISM row hit popular US broadcaster ESPN when anchor Robert Flores took a stunning shot at colleagues suggesting they promoted a harmful double standard.

    LEADING trainers Danny O’Brien and Mark Kavanagh, along with Dr Tom Brennan, have all pleaded not guilty to knowingly administering cobalt to several horses.

    FORMER New Zealand cricket captain Chris Cairns has been cleared of perjury and perverting the course of justice in a UK court.

    NATHAN Coulter-Nile will find out on Tuesday whether a brutal suspension has cost him his place in the Test squad to face the West Indies.


    AFL Round 7 - Hawthorn v Sydney

    May 11, 2013

    Event:                   AFL Round 7   
    Teams:                  Hawthorn v Sydney
    Date:                     Saturday May 11, 2013
    Start time:             7.40pm

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

    Car park opening:
    Gate 3: 1.30pm
    Gate 5: 3.00pm
    Gate 6: 4.00pm
    Gate 7: 2.30pm (media, corporate and disabled pass holders only)

    Expected attendance: 55,000

    General admission seating:

    Ponsford Stand

    Olympic Stand
    Q48-Q51 (back of bays)

    Great Southern Stand

    Cheersquad allocation:
    Hawthorn - M3 (Rows A-R)
    Sydney Swans - M33 (Rows A-S)

    Tickets: Available through Ticketek

    National Sports Museum: Open from 5.30pm to 7.30pm

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