English stayer Mukhadram and Hong Kong galloper Dan Excel head the weights for this year's $3.5m Caulfield Cup but as they are doubtful starters weights are likely to be raised two kilos at declaration time.
Kieren Jack believes Sydney will enter Saturday's qualifying final much fresher than the side "ambushed" by Fremantle in last year's finals series, but it's the Swans' rebranded all-star forward line shaping as the biggest difference to 12 months ago.
Chatter about walk-outs at Collingwood swept the Twittersphere on Tuesday.
The four finals that lie ahead this weekend have the potential to match 1994 for suspense and drama.
Collingwood fitness chief Bill Davoren vows to increase players' training loads for a second straight season.
Hamstrung Australian captain Michael Clarke has refused Darren Lehmann's request to keep his concerns about selection private.
Paul Roos says Dean Terlich and Alex Georgiou face a club-imposed sanction for their Mad Monday prank.
Ewen McKenzie has conceded the Wallabies are still searching for a winning back-line combination after a disappointing start to the Rugby Championship.
Ten teams have bowed out for season 2014. Rohan Connolly rates their performances.
Collingwood cautiously backs application from Port Adelaide to wear its heritage "prison bar" guernsey against Richmond.