A wayward prince

Investigating a possible imposter seen in a striking photo at Rouse Hill House, Dr Scott Hill uncovered a story of scandal

Wide angle image of a large crowd watching a boxing match. The crowd dresses almost all in black contrast with the white ring.
On This Day

Boxing Day 1908 Burns v Johnson

The fight was to change the history of boxing with Jack Johnson crowned the first black Heavyweight World Champion

In the cupboard, under the stairs: Meroogal and golf

Tucked away in the hall cupboard under the stairs at Meroogal is one of the house's 'unsung' gems: a set of four, hickory-shafted golf sticks

Black and white photo of greyhound on leash being held by man, whose coat and trousers are all that is visible.

Runaway Joe – a dog with many aliases 

In the late 1940s, three swindlers targeted country greyhound races with a ‘ring-in’ scam that netted them a fortune and forced officials to reassess how they verified a dog’s identity

The Wild Ones: Sydney Stadium 1908-1970

The Sydney Stadium, which stood on the corner of New South Head Road and Nield Avenue, Rushcutters Bay, was Sydney's pre-eminent boxing, wrestling and concert venue for more than 60 years