It's that one-and-only night on the AFL calendar. No, the Brownlow Medal count hasn't been delayed a couple of months. It's draft night. The big occasion when the 18 clubs make vital decisions about new personnel .... decisions that can eventually result in premierships.
Penrith can thank the St George junior system for springing to life their new-look left edge.
Despite his Test sucesses, Nathan Lyon knows the ''former curator'' questions are inevitable when he returns to Manuka.
His fearsome pace bowling destroyed England and South Africa, but it is a guiding hand from Mitch Johnson which Jason Behrendorff hopes helps him build an international career.
Nathan Lyon and Justin Langer have backed the push for Manuka to host Test cricket.
Raiders coach Ricky Stuart in for the long haul to develop Jack Wighton.
Star flanker David Pocock gave the ACT Brumbies a boost before their clash with arch-rival NSW Waratahs with his first visit to training since his second knee reconstruction on Monday.
While player agents may be concerned, Geelong chief executive Brian Cook does not believe the expected abolition of the veterans’ allowance will have a great impact on the retention of seasoned players.
Chad Schofield’s decision to go freelance reaped more rewards on Monday when he took out the $400,000 Adelaide Cup on Outback Joe on his first visit to South Australia.
If he wasn’t born to win, Lewis Hamilton was certainly bred for success. No driver has ever been groomed so thoroughly for formula one stardom as Hamilton, who is the uncertain favourite going into Sunday’s season-opening Australian Grand Prix at Albert Park.