THERE was hope for India for as long as MS Dhoni was still at the crease, but in the semi-final of the World Cup the Indian skipper simply gave up.

    STEVE Smith’s graceful 105 off 93 in the World Cup semi-final at the SCG continued his almost unprecedented level of dominance against India.

    DAVID Gallop reflects on the state of Australian soccer during a trip to Germany to see the Socceroos’ epic draw with the World Cup champions.

    WELL we’ve got the great co-hosting grudge match in the final — just like in 2011, when India beat Sri Lanka — and any ANZAC brotherhood will be put aside at the MCG on Sunday.

    TRAINER Kris Lees believes the weight-for-age racing in Sydney this autumn is the strongest he has seen in years.

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    AFL Round 7 - Hawthorn v St Kilda

    May 03, 2014

    Event: AFL Round 7
    Teams: Hawthorn v St Kilda
    Date: Saturday May 3, 2014
    Start time: 1.45pm

    All gates open at 11.30am

    Expected attendance: 42,000

    General admission seating:

    Great Southern Stand
    Q1-Q15

    Olympic Stand
    Q49-Q51 (Rows Q-MM)
    Q52-Q57

    Ponsford Stand
    M28 (Rows A-Z)
    M30-M33 (Rows AA-NN)
    M34-M36
    Q29-Q36

    Cheersquad allocation:
    Hawthorn - Bay M3 (Rows A-R)
    St Kilda - Bay M33 (Rows A-S)

    Public Tickets:

    Match Classification is "B". View seating plan.

    Reserved seats on sale now at Ticketek. Prices are as follows:

    Car park opening:
    Gate 3: 7.30am
    Gate 5: 9.00am
    Gate 6: 10.00am
    Gate 7: 9.00am (media, corporate and disabled pass holders only)

    View MCG conditions of entry

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