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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

23 July 2018 12:37 AM Are the Canberra Raiders treated differently?

We delve into the million-dollar question in the wake of the Green Machine's frustrating loss compounded by refereeing howlers. Where to next for the ACT Brumbies? A look at the numbers suggests there is plenty of room for optimism and we might have the man that can take them back to the Super Rugby finals. Lauren Wells has all but called time on her international 16

20 July 2018 8:12 AM 'No guarantee': Andrew Barr moves says stadium deal is a long way off

ACT Chief Minister Andrew Barr has moved to temper the "over-excitement" about the prospect of buying Canberra Stadium, warning it could be another decade before any deal with the Australian Sports Commission is finalised. The commission is considering some of its major assets as part of a plan to downsize the campus at Bruce and reshape the way the AIS is used by athletes 14

13 July 2018 7:22 AM Wallaroos and Brumbies prop Peta Cox says challenge is keeping players

Wallaroos and ACT Brumbies prop Peta Cox didn't play rugby until she was 18, not because she didn't want to, but because she couldn't. In a sign of just how far women's rugby has come in the past few years, more than 100 schoolgirls were put through their paces in Canberra this week. The ACT Brumbies and Rugby Australia held clinics at the AIS, with officials 16

13 July 2018 6:00 AM Queanbeyan fullback Tom Ruediger back in rugby after four-year hiatus

Ruediger's housemate, ACT Schoolboys and Queanbeyan colts coach Dan Hawke, was the man who convinced him to return to union this season. "He’s an absolute freak, lightning quick, awesome step, very agile and for someone his size [80kgs and 175cm] he runs very hard," Hawke said. "Tommy is super relaxed, he missed preseason so he started this season in third 15

9 July 2018 10:16 AM Podcast: Should Raiders fullback Jack Wighton play again this season?

Welcome back to another instalment of the Nosebleed Section with Eamonn Tiernan and David Polkinghorne taking you through another action-packed week of Canberra sport. The Raiders have handed star fullback Jack Wighton a six-match ban after he pleaded guilty to assault, but they're waiting on the NRL to rubber stamp the punishment. The NRL have taken 16

4 July 2018 5:09 AM Josh Mann-Rea eyes Canberra Vikings comeback

"The hope was his injury would recover and he’d get back into it around that time. I’ve got to speak to the Brumbies people a bit further along about how he is tracking with his return to play, what he can do, what he can’t do with his involvement. Mann-Rea's injury opened the door for Connal McInerney to revive the Super Rugby dream he had all but given 15

29 June 2018 9:37 AM Canberra bid leader says he'll celebrate when they're in the A-League

"It’s not about a contest or who has the most money, this is about bringing something to a region I care deeply about. It’s about giving the city something it wants and needs. "It was more anticipation than relief or anything and now we're in, lets go get it, let's go show them how we’re going to build this club." Canberra are the only bid which already 14

29 June 2018 8:41 AM Brumbies women inspire Canberra schoolgirls to chase rugby dreams

The inaugural Super W season is already inspiring a new generation of female players, with schoolgirls set to compete in an invitational carnival at the AIS this weekend. The carnival is the first of its kind and follows the launch of the Brumbies women's team this year as part of the Super W campaign. Female rugby participation is enjoying a massive 14

28 June 2018 7:00 AM Double the action at Canberra Stadium as Vets face the Old Salts

The ACT Veterans will play the Royal Australian Navy "Old Salts" in a curtain raiser to the Brumbies v Hurricanes Super Rugby game at Canberra Stadium on Saturday night. The teams will play for the Paladin Risk Cup, with the game to start at 6.05pm. The two sides feature players over the age of 35 only and the annual fixture provides a great opportunity 16