Kevin Sweeney has just one wish in retirement - that travel-weary country jockeys be subsidised at a rate comparable to their Victorian cousins.
Cameron Atfield One of the Qld subjects of Alan Jones's on-air ire says he is nonplussed about the shock-jock's impending arrival on Brisbane's airways.
Phil Lutton When the great Olympian Michael Phelps made his comeback from a two-year retirement at last year's Pan Pacs on the Gold Coast last year, it seemed like the start of another run at the greatest show of them all.
Chris Dutton They've been robbed, beaten and on the brink of folding, but Easts believe they are laying the foundations to rebuild with new sponsors injecting $20,000 and overseas players joining the foundation club.
Max Presnell F ortunately Chautauqua has a bold navigator in Tommy Berry on what could be stormy waters in Saturday's All Aged Stakes at Royal Randwick. Map makers, charting the right path, are as prevalent in modern racing as they were in the Captain Cook era, when a quill and ink was used, whereas Berry brings instinct and a deft touch into play.
Chris Dutton One has been compared to Israel Folau and the other had an Olympic Games dream, but Nigel Ah Wong and Lausii Taliauli say they are ready to forge their own Super Rugby reputations on Saturday night.
Kate Aubusson Four people have been identified in connection to the bottle throwing violence at the Good Friday NRL match after police released images of 13 persons of interest.
Adam Pengilly The latest exercise book all Robert Thompson's winners are recorded in has its most recent entry tagged over 4100 - but there is one horse which keeps the country boy reluctantly trekking to the city.
Georgina Robinson NSW captain Dave Dennis has defended delaying a decision about his future, saying he is conscious of the impact it is having on the Waratahs but that it is time for him to be "a little more selfish" about his career.
Georgina Robinson Bernard Foley may have just bitten off more than he can chew. A self-described Wallabies newcomer, the 25-year-old this week inked a deal that will see him play three years of continuous rugby.