Giants win

Up high: Forward Jonathon Patton leaps above the pack. Picture: Getty Images

Up high: Forward Jonathon Patton leaps above the pack. Picture: Getty Images

GWS Giants are in AFL top eight after three rounds with two wins and continue to gain respect in this year's competition. 

The Leon Cameron-coached team now prepare for the round four clash against the Western Bulldogs at Manuka Oval on Saturday.

In round three, the Giants toppled Demons 10.19 (79) to 7.5 (47) at the Showgrounds stadium on Sunday in wet conditions.

In other sports news:

Charity golf day

The Australian Foundation for Disability at Prestons will hold a charity golf day on Thursday, May 29, at Twin Creeks Golf and Country Club at Luddenham.

Foundation general manager Adrian Smith said the organisation provided many services for people with disabilities.

The annual charity golf day course is open to individuals, teams and businesses. Smith said sponsorship packages are available for the 18-hole ambrose event.

Registration is 7am and play starts 8am.

There are prizes, raffles and auctions to be held on the day.

Details: Visit, or contact Rhiannon O'Brien, 8784 2913.

New start date

Southern Districts Soccer Football Association will now start the season on Saturday and Sunday.

Rain forced the grounds to be closed on the weekend.

Farm racing

Warwick Farm horse racing is on today, Wednesday.

The first race is is at 1.13pm. In other news, Warwick Farm horses Earthquake, finished second, and Alpha Miss was fifth, in the Golden Slipper (1200 metres) at Rosehill Gardens on Saturday.


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