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19 October 2018 1:56 AM Vikings prodigy Rob Valetini taking his game to the next level

"I'm just trying to get some confidence in my knee, I probably struggled a few weeks ago to take tackles and make tackles, so re-gaining that confidence is where the form is coming from," Valetini said. "It's not so much in the back of my head any more, I've just gained confidence in myself and when I'm out there I'm just thinking about rugby and what my job is. "I've 16

18 October 2018 1:05 AM Vikings' Joe Powell misses Wallabies squad but starting NRC semi-final

Wallabies back-rower Pete Samu is set to make his Vikings debut off the bench on return from a knee injury and a solid hit-out will seal his spot on the spring tour. Samu has played seven Tests since signing a two-year deal with the ACT Brumbies and bolting into the Wallabies team for the June Test series. It's been an enormous year for the 26-year-old 17

10 October 2018 9:14 AM Gungahlin Eagles recruit former Brumbies coach Marco Caputo as mentor

Former ACT Brumbies and Wallabies hooker Marco Caputo will return to the Gungahlin Eagles next year after being recruited as the club's head coach. Caputo started his coaching career at the Eagles in 2009 and has since had stints at the Brumbies, two different clubs in Japan, linked with Leinster in Ireland and helped Tonga at the World Cup. But the respected 20

16 September 2018 10:48 AM Valetini ends nervous wait in Vikings' Forceful win

"Just with injuries and coming back try to get up to my performance and try to better myself. I was a bit nervous on that and to get the cobwebs out. "I knew I was going to play this week. It was good to try and set my base for next year and just know where I need to work on and improve on during pre-season." Valetini came on in the 51st minute, at the same time Brumbies 30

13 September 2018 4:43 AM Canberra kids give Cameron Crombie a silver lining

"Our season doesn’t really ramp up until the start of the new year when we start going on the national and state championship circuit. "We won’t compete at world championships until November so we’ve got a fair bit of time up our sleeve to work it out, but until then we’ll keep working through the little technical things we can do without loading up the back too much. "I probably 34

8 September 2018 9:25 AM Connal McInerney and Lausii Taliauli score doubles in Vikings NRC win

McInerney's work around the park was just as impressive and he's set up to duel with Mann-Rea and Folau Faingaa for Super Rugby game time next year. But he also wants to add between five and 10 kilograms to his 104 kilogram frame to help him have more of an impact for the Brumbies. "I've moved back to Canberra and it's been really good for me to just be able to focus 31

5 September 2018 6:20 AM Wallaroo Georgia O'Neill to make University of Canberra sevens debut

"Playing for the Wallaroos was mind blowing. It was just an amazing experience and now I've got to switch focus from 15-a-side to sevens. "When I first started playing rugby, I started playing sevens in a trial game for Gungahlin College. Then I moved into the Brumbies sevens with the schoolgirls, so that's where I started." The Canberra side finished 35

4 September 2018 8:16 AM Vikings Irae Simone has six games to impress for Brumbies starting gig

"The Brumbies gave me an opportunity and I’m here to take it," Simone said. "I’ve had my experience at the Tahs and I enjoyed that but being down here is definitely refreshing, not just for myself but for my little family. "It's exciting and I’m looking forward to it, there's a lot of new things and a lot of learning but I’m pretty confident that whatever 33

31 August 2018 4:20 AM Could Phil Davis be crowned Canberra's people's sporting champion?

His job is to bring AFL premiership glory to western Sydney, and doing it against the odds might be enough to earn Phil Davis the tag of Canberra's people's sporting champion. Greater Western Sydney Giants captain Davis is one of many superstar Canberrans in the reckoning for the gong, but he faces some stiff competition - and it's up to you to decide 30

28 August 2018 8:01 PM Teenage Brumbies recruit Noah Lolesio happy to wait for Super chance

Teenager Noah Lolesio is on the fast track to success after signing a deal with the ACT Brumbies, but 18-year-old insists he's happy to bide his time as a development player before getting a Super Rugby chance. Lolesio has agreed to link with the Brumbies and follow a pathway to a full-time contract after moving to Canberra at the end of last year to pursue 34