UPDATE: THE live-baiting scandal took another turn on Thursday night when five Queensland greyhound trainers were banned for life and 28 NSW greyhounds were barred from racing.

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    SOUTH Africa captain AB de Villiers excelled at a number of sports but ultimately settled on cricket. And isn’t the game - and fans - eternally grateful.

    SOCCER chiefs have enlisted the Victorian Government to convince the AFL to play ball as the codes’ bitter grand final ground dispute heats up.

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    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
    Q29-Q36

    Olympic Stand
    Q48-Q51 (back of bays)
    Q52-Q57

    Great Southern Stand
    Q1-Q15

    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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