IN an extraordinary gamble Australia is set to pick a 28-year-old debutant with no Sheffield Shield matches under his belt for the Test against the West Indies.

    IN the last week we’ve seen two Tests finish without reaching the fourth day, yet only one of the pitches has been slammed by the cricketing public.

    LEADING trainers Danny O’Brien and Mark Kavanagh, along with Dr Tom Brennan, have all pleaded not guilty to knowingly administering cobalt to several horses.

    A RACISM row hit ESPN when anchor Robert Flores took a stunning shot at colleagues suggesting they promoted a harmful double standard.

    FORMER New Zealand cricket captain Chris Cairns has been cleared of perjury and perverting the course of justice in a UK court.


    AFL Round 21 - Richmond v Carlton

    Aug 17, 2013

    Event:                    AFL Round 21
    Teams:                  Richmond v Carlton
    Date:                     Saturday August 17, 2013
    Start time:              1.45pm

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

    - Public reserved seats are on sale now at Ticketek here
    - MCC visitor tickets are on sale here

    Car park opening:

    Due to the poor condition of Yarra Park and expected rainfall this week the Yarra Park car park will be closed for this event.

    The following groups will still be able to park in the limited spaces available via Gate 3 on Saturday August 17:

    • Disabled
    • Pass holders (Corporate/Clubs)
    • Police
    • St. John
    • Accredited Media
    • MCC Event/Permanent Staff

    Patrons are encouraged to make alternative parking arrangements or catch public transport to the ground.

    Expected attendance:

    Expected general admission seating:
    Ponsford Stand
    Q29 - Q40

    Olympic Stand
    Q49 - Q57

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

    Cheersquad allocation:
    Richmond - Bay M3 (Rows A-K) and Bay M4 (Rows A-K)
    Carlton - Bay M33 (Row A-S and Row NN)

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