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.

    AUSTRALIA’S richest woman Gina Rinehart has saved one of the country’s most iconic sports pledging millions to become major sponsor of the swim team.

    MICHAEL Clarke’s current dynamic with Darren Lehmann appears removed from the touching gesture that bound an “old bloke” and young Pup in India a decade earlier.

    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 First Elimination Final - Richmond v Carlton

    Sep 08, 2013

    Event:                    AFL First Elimination Final
    Teams:                  Richmond v Carlton
    Date:                     Sunday September 8
    Start time:              3.20pm

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

    Public tickets have sold out. MCC visitor tickets and reserved seats have sold out.

    View the MCG seating plan - Week 1 Finals 

    Cheer squad allocations: 
    Richmond – M3
    Carlton – M33

    Car park opening:
    Gate 3: 10.00am
    Gate 5: 11.00am
    Gate 6: 12.00pm
    Gate 7: 8.30am (media, corporate and disabled pass holders only)

    Expected attendance: 85,000

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