SAM Stosur has shunned the opportunity to celebrate a key Strasbourg International victory, instead rushing by train to Paris to prepare for the French Open.

    NICK Kyrgios has been earmarked by John McEnroe as a French Open wrecking ball ahead of a potential third-round clash with Andy Murray.

    THE Melbourne Rebels have failed in their mission to crack their first Super Rugby win on South African soil with a 31-15 loss to the Stormers at Newlands

    DANIEL Ricciardo showed improved pace to finish fourth in qualifying for the Monaco GP, with series leader Lewis Hamilton to start from pole position.

    JAMES Magnussen’s bid for a historic third straight world title has been torpedoed with the sprint king to undergo immediate shoulder surgery in Melbourne.

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    AFL Round 22 - Hawthorn v Geelong Cats

    Aug 23, 2014

    Event: AFL Round 22
    Teams: Hawthorn v Geelong Cats
    Date: Saturday August 23, 2014
    Start time: 7.40pm

    Curtain-raiser: International Cup Grand Final (4.50pm start)

    Gate opening:
    Public/AFL members: 4.30pm
    MCC members: 4.30pm

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

    Expected attendance: 75,000

    General admission seating:

    Great Southern Stand
    Q1-Q6

    Ponsford Stand
    Q26-Q28
    Q29-Q40 1/2 Rows O-MM

    Olympic Stand
    Not available

    Cheersquad allocation:
    Hawthorn - Bay M3 (Rows A-R)
    Geelong Cats - Bay M33 (Rows A-O)

    Purchase tickets: On sale now through Ticketek.

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