Vince Rugari 10:34 PM Brisbane Roar have dodged A-League disaster, salvaging a 2-2 draw against plucky Newcastle in Friday night's clash at Suncorp Stadium.
Greg Baum 7:46 PM How richly blessed Australia has latterly been with run-makers, and run-making conditions. This was true even in England last year for although what sticks in the memory is the swing and seam and spectacular collapses, three of the top four scorers in that series were Australians.
Sebastian Hassett 7:29 PM A lovely day at Allianz Stadium, both Alex Brosque and David Carney back in the starting line up and a bottom-four opponent. What could possibly go wrong?
Michael Carayannis 7:43 PM At least both teams finished unscathed and there were no competition points on the line. Aside from that there were few positives to take from South Sydney's 18-14 win in the annual Charity Shield clash at ANZ Stadium in front of 13421 people on Saturday.
7:10 PM Second-rower Raymond Faitala-Mariner grabbed a hat-trick of tries as the Warriors cruised to a 40-18 win over the Gold Coast Titans in an NRL trial in Whangarei.
Duncan Taylor will start at centre for Scotland against Wales in the Six Nations on Saturday, the only change to coach Vern Cotter's starting line-up that lost their opener to England.
Fergus McFadden has been drafted into Ireland's Six Nations squad to face France, with Simon Zebo unable to overcome his knee injury.
Jon Tuxworth 7:56 PM Weston Creek Molonglo's batsmen sent a clear message they're not willing to give up a top two spot.
Jon Tuxworth 7:03 PM The Canberra Capitals are relishing the chance to play the ''spoiler'' over the final rounds of the WNBL.
Michael Lynch 7:50 PM She may not have quite the brilliance of Cox Plate winning superstar Winx, but Nigel Blackistons stable star Suavito stamped herself as a top mare in her own right with a stunning return to racing in the Group One Orr Stakes at Caulfield on Saturday.
Chris Roots and Adam Pengilly 6:19 PM Gai Waterhouse did little at Randwick on Saturday to play down reports Tulloch Lodge is set to be sold to Hong Kong interests.
It's been the season from hell but it won't end winless for the Caps.
Clarke to play for Wests against Randwick Petersham next week.
Tournament underdogs Parramatta have started the year in style.