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  • ACT government haven't closed door on Canberrans using Manuka Oval

    12 June 2018 10:34 AM 13

    The director described Manuka as an "amazing" facility and said she wouldn't close the door on Canberra's community clubs utilising the venue moving forward. "I think it’s a balance, it’s an elite ground but we do have a lot of local content that we actually do play here both AFL as well as cricket and we’ll continue to have that relationship," Clarke

  • Rank outsider: Canadian amateur swaps ice skates for golf shoes

    12 June 2018 8:15 AM 10

    The 30-year-old’s extraordinary back story includes a battle with testicular cancer while studying at university in 2011. Rank said it gave him a dose of perspective that he still uses while refereeing and playing elite amateur golf, having won three straight Canadian mid-amateur titles. ‘‘It probably paved the way to where I am today, just in terms

  • Capitals star Kelsey Griffin back in green and gold at Four Nations

    12 June 2018 7:02 AM 10

    Goriss said although they were down on personnel, it provided an opportunity for some of the younger players to push through the ranks and represent the Opals. “There is only a limited amount of players playing in the WNBA so it gives some of the younger girls an opportunity to go and represent the Opals in a world-class tournament,” Goriss said. “It also gives

  • The ACT Brumbies draw for 2019 has been revealed

    12 June 2018 2:01 AM 10

    The ACT Brumbies will play five games under Friday night lights in 2019 and one afternoon fixture in Canberra, while the June break has been scrapped to accommodate the Rugby World Cup. Super Rugby organisers have announced the 2019 draw and the Brumbies will open their season against the Melbourne Rebels at Canberra Stadium on February 15. The Brumbies

  • Belgium play down Hazard injury fears

    11 June 2018 11:18 PM 10

    The injury to Hazard overshadowed what was a positive evening for Belgium before heading off to Russia. Romelu Lukaku was the star of the show, highlighting what a threat he will be to England when they meet in what should be a Group G decider on June 28. The Manchester United man scored two and made one as Belgium came from behind to beat their Central

  • Risk-taker Arzani takes chances others can't or won't, says Luongo

    11 June 2018 10:16 PM 7

    Daniel Arzani has only been with the Socceroos for a short time, but he's already made a huge impression - not just with fans but his team-mates. Midfielder Massimo Luongo says that the Melbourne City teenager's exuberant risk-taking style has lifted spirits all round and that unlike the older players, he has not yet been ground down by the pragmatism

  • 'Once in a lifetime': fathers and eight-year-old sons off to World Cup

    11 June 2018 2:05 PM 8

    Brad Turner got an email from the Fanatics, the business that organises travel to some of the world's most popular events as well as annual Anzac commemorations at Gallipoli and the Western Front. The email was advertising the football World Cup. He forwarded it to two mates who also live on Sydney's northern beaches, Mick Williams and Andrew Smith

  • Greenberg's diplomacy disguises battle for eyeballs with AFL

    11 June 2018 1:45 PM 7

    After all, the two codes were on a war footing when the NRL scheduled the 2018 Origin series. The NRL couldn’t trust the AFL not to schedule blockbuster matches in Melbourne over the June 22-24 weekend, leading to the Sunday night Origin match. Instead, the second match will be played at Homebush and the NRL has made it a standalone fixture, with no club games

  • Socceroos stars say venue, training camp leaves no room for excuses

    11 June 2018 12:48 PM 9

    "Its all in the same facility, in the same complex, the meeting rooms, training facilities, its all on our doorsteps. "It makes it easier, you literally just get changed and walk out on the training pitch rather than spend half an hour travelling...its nice and chilled rather than 4.30pm here, then 5pm train ... We can work in our own time. You have got our rooms

  • Canberra A-League bid left waiting as FFA delay expansion announcement

    11 June 2018 11:02 AM 9

    Canberra could be waiting another week to learn if they've been shortlisted for A-League expansion after Football Federation Australia delayed an announcement on Monday. Canberra were one of 15 bids nervously awaiting a decision but they were left hanging after the FFA failed to deliver on its promise to name a shortlist. Teams submitted an expression