Playing for pride

Gary Schofield sees the four nations as a proving ground for the world cup, where countries will play for the pride of their country.

United through to League Cup finals

After a copping a hiding in the Premier League, Manchester United has bounced back and secured a spot in the quarter finals of the League Cup at the expense of Man City.

'Hartnell' named Melbourne cup favourite

Racing Victoria's chief handicapper Greg Carpenter admits Melbourne Cup favourite Hartnell has snuck under his guard, and admits the gelding should be carrying two kilograms more weight.