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.
The SANZAR hearing into alleged misconduct by Waratahs coach Michael Cheika was adjourned on Thursday night after three hours of evidence.
The federal government-appointed Anti-Doping Rule Violation Panel has reconvened, with the task of judging Stephen Dank high on its agenda.
Wycliff Palu has been missed by the Waratahs but expect him to lay low for a few more weeks yet.
A simple gear change could be just the trick for Canberra filly Just A Blur taking out the $40,000 Wagga Guineas next week.
Melbourne Storm and Cronulla remain the favourites to sign the Benji Marshall but St George Illawarra, Parramatta and North Queensland are also believed to be interested in discussions.
Alex Leapai's trainer Noel Thornberry will urge WBA officials to ensure Wladimir Klitschko doesn't turn the world title fight into a wrestling match when the rival camps convene for a crucial rules meeting on Friday.
The AFL has acknowledged that the umpires have not paid enough frees for pushes in the back over the past couple of rounds.
League officials are considering a proposal to award a medal named in honour of Alex McKinnon to the man of the match in the City-Country fixture.
North Melbourne will be armed and ready should Fremantle send Ryan Crowley to its key playmaker Brent Harvey for an Anzac Day re-match of their eventful battle from round 13 last year.