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19 August 2018 10:03 AM Canberra Brave's Jordie Gavin exits Brave Cave in style

The last two of those games will be a semi-final and hopefully a grand final. So the Brave are desperate for four wins. "Jordie leads by example. He’s a great veteran player, a great person in the dressing room and every time he steps on the ice he gives his all, and that’s all you can ask from any player." Canberra nudged two goals clear in a physical 5

17 August 2018 11:01 AM Lowy says independence is in peril as he steps down

The second outcome, Lowy said, would be for FFA and its supporters - four of the smallest state federations - to pass the working group's proposals. This is unlikely. "Under those circumstances I would not be prepared to serve as chairman beyond November," Lowy said. The third option would be for FFA and opposed stakeholders to reach a compromise on the proposals 4

17 August 2018 7:42 AM Gridiron ACT shifts focus from 'ironman' to football

The ever-changing dynamic of ACT Gridiron has paved the way for former national team coach John Ludvigson to take charge of a new club and focus on playing football, not "ironman". The league has had a presence in Canberra since 1993 but ACT Gridiron has struggled to tap into a growing American football fan base with the league entrenched in a battle 5

14 August 2018 8:51 AM Kookaburras goalkeeper Andrew Charter named in Canberra Lakers

International hockey veteran Andrew Charter will rejoin the Canberra Lakers for their Australian Hockey League campaign in October after a 22-man squad was named on Tuesday. Goal-keeper Charter, who has played 150 games for Australia, will headline the squad which also includes Olympian Glenn Turner and national development squad player James Day. Hockey 8

11 August 2018 7:56 AM Hockey ACT turns pink for Chris MacKinnon

The women's side came away with a 4-2 victory with goals to Emma Taylor, Tonina Staunton, Sally Pratley and Morgan Hubbard, while the men's side fell 4-1 to Central. The fundraising efforts will continue on Sunday with United set to host a breakfast function to coincide with the auction and a raffle. Breast cancer is one of the most commonly diagnosed 11

10 August 2018 9:42 AM $50,000 Federal provides temporary relief for battling ACT trainers

ACT trainers don't have much to smile about at the moment but trainers Paul Jones and Barb Joseph would have thoroughly enjoyed watching race seven at Canberra on Friday. Six-year-old gelding Anthonis cruised home to win the $50,000 Federal by almost three lengths ahead of Dylan's Deeva and Motime at Thoroughbred Park. Jones and colleagues Matt Dale and Nick Olive 9

10 August 2018 5:55 AM Canberra Brave father-son duo keen to lift Goodall Cup together

Dave won the Goodall Cup with the ACT in 1998 just before Jayden was born and now he wants to finish his 23-year career with a second trophy alongside his son. "It was definitely a big drawcard for me to come back and play this year, having the chance to spend that extra time with him and it's pretty good seat in the house to watch him play," Dave said. "For a long time I didn't 10

10 August 2018 4:02 AM Gungahlin Eagles veteran daring to dream of fairy-tale end to career

Connolly has played 123 first-grade games for the Eagles and his only grand final experience was with the Queanbeyan Kangaroos during a three-year stint in rugby league. The 31-year-old said the premiership success at Queanbeyan only fuelled his desire to win one with his mates at Gungahlin, and in his final season of football he's daring to dream of a fairytale 8

31 July 2018 7:36 AM Canberra rugby drama: Eagles' finals fate rests with eligibility rule

ACT rugby union officials are scrambling to find a solution to a finals eligibility debacle, which threatens to end the Gungahlin Eagles' play-off charge before they get a chance to play this weekend. It's understood the Eagles are in danger of losing their spot in the John I Dent Cup finals just days before their scheduled knockout clash against the Uni-Norths 15

28 July 2018 5:36 AM Arawang set to contest all three state league grand finals

Belconnen have fallen one game short of their first state league grand final in 15 years after Canberra proved too strong on Friday night. Canberra's 52-37 victory earned them a chance to avenge last year's grand final loss when they meet Arawang in the decider at the ACT Netball Centre next Sunday. Canberra came out firing and enormous defensive pressure 19