Entries by Rebecca Dakin

Mauboy does a runner just minutes before Cup anthem

Pop singer Jessica Mauboy left Melbourne Cup organisers in a panic yesterday, after doing a mysterious runner just moments before she was due to sing the national anthem. Mauboy was booked to sing Advance Australia Fair before the big race and was even introduced by the announcers at Flemington Race Course. But a last minute […]

Red Cadeaux set for surgery after Cup injury

Much loved three-time Melbourne Cup runner-up Red Cadeaux will undergo surgery after injuring his leg during Tuesday’s big race. English trainer, Ed Dunlop, feared Red Cadeaux would have to be put down after he suffered a leg fracture. “It’s a bad injury, but it should be repairable,” he said. Dunlop said he and the rest […]

Ash cloud continues to cause chaos for Bali flights

Travellers heading to Bali can expect more delays at the airport, with a volcanic ash cloud continuing to disrupt flights. Virgin Australia and Jetstar cancelled several flights today, stating the Volcanic Ash Advisory Centre have advised that conditions in the vicinity of Denpasar Airport remain unsafe for flying. Virgin have cancelled all of today’s flights and say a […]

Hayne confirms future with 49ers

UPDATE: JARRYD Hayne has confirmed he will sign on to the San Francisco 49ers practice squad. The former NRL star confirmed the news on his Twitter this morning. Signed to @49ers practice squad. — jarryd hayne (@JarrydHayne) November 3, 2015 Hayne has been in limbo since the 49ers axed him on Saturday, but was left […]

Volcanic ash causes Bali flight chaos

Volcanic ash is again wreaking havoc on Bali holidaymakers, with flights in and out of Denpasar cancelled. Virgin and Jetstar on Tuesday announced that volcanic ash from an eruption at Mt Rinjani had made flying conditions unsafe. Jetstar has cancelled some flights to and from Bali on Tuesday and says it may call off others […]