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 Rd 22 - Carlton v Essendon

    Aug 24, 2013

    Event:                    AFL Round 22
    Teams:                  Carlton v Essendon
    Date:                     Saturday August 24, 2013
    Start time:              7.40pm

    Gate opening:
    Public/AFL members: 5.30pm
    MCC members: 5.00pm

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

    Expected attendance: 60,000

    General admission seating:

    Ponsford Stand
    Q29-Q40

    Olympic Stand
    Q49-Q57

    Great Southern Stand
    Q1-Q4
    Q5-Q15 (Rows P-DD)

    Cheersquad allocation:
    Carlton: Bay M3 (Rows A-T and LL)
    Essendon: Bay M33 (Rows A-S)

    Tickets: Public reserved seats on sale at Ticketek here.

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