AFGHANISTAN’S Rambo-styled paceman, Hamid Hassan, is ready to tick another box off his cricketing wish list when he walk onto the spiritual home of pace bowling, the WACA.

    MELBOURNE Storm skipper Cameron Smith says he will put his hand up to play on Monday night against the Dragons if his ankle pulls up well on Thursday.

    SOUTH AFRICA notched a second-straight score in excess of 400 before unleashing a pace barrage to record a thumping win over Ireland in Canberra.

    MICHAEL Clarke says he’s the fittest he’s been in five years as the Aussie captain prepares to go into unchartered territory over the next week.

    BRAD Hogg’s gut feeling says Australia will miss the World Cup final. He also thinks India have timed their run perfectly and will win the showpiece event.

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    AFL Round 23 - Carlton v Essendon

    Aug 30, 2014

    Event: AFL Round 23
    Teams: Carlton v Essendon
    Date: Saturday August 30, 2014
    Start time: 1.45pm

    Gate opening:
    Public/AFL members: 12.00pm
    MCC members: 11.30am

    Car park opening:
    Gate 3: 7.30am
    Gate 5: 9.00am
    Gate 6: 10.00am
    Gate 7: 9.00am (passholders only)

    Expected attendance: 60,000

    Tickets: On sale through Ticketek

    General admission seating:

    Great Southern Stand
    Q1-Q3
    Q4 (Rows F-DD)
    Q5-Q8 (Rows P-DD)
    Q9-Q12 (Rows U-DD)

    Ponsford Stand
    M31-M36 (Rows A-Z)

    Olympic Stand
    Q49-Q50 (Rows BB-MM)
    Q51-Q57

    Cheersquad allocation:
    Carlton - Bay M3 (Rows A-V)
    Essendon - Bay M33 (Rows A-S)

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