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21 October 2018 6:47 AM Canberra Striker and Lakers face South Australia in AHL quarters

The Canberra Lakers and Strikers have a golden opportunity to deliver the ACT a maiden Australian Hockey League title this week. The Canberra teams won two out of three games in a revamped AHL format and will both face South Australia on the Gold Coast in the quarter-finals on Thursday. The Lakers were humbled by the Tassie Tigers in week one but the men bounced 6

21 October 2018 1:07 AM Centurions fire ahead of ACT Gridiron finals

The Centurions have secured second place with a lightning affected 32-6 win over the Barbarians on the eve of the ACT Gridiron finals. Quarterback Beau Kennett led from the front with a great performance to secure his team second place on the ladder ahead of a showdown with the Central Spears in the final round of the regular season. The game was interrupted 6

20 October 2018 10:00 AM Edwina Bone named in Canberra Strikers' greatest team

Straight after the game, Bone was in a car and on the way to Wagga Wagga for a wedding. "We had two delays and I was like ‘oh my gosh, I can’t afford to have this delay because I’ve got to get to Wagga’," Bone said. "To warm up three times was a big ask for the group but they still performed fairly well, and to get a win over NSW was nothing to sneeze 7

20 October 2018 8:17 AM Canberra Vikings knocked out of NRC finals by Fijian Drua

The Canberra Vikings threw away a first-half lead against the Fijian Drua to fall seven points short of a third National Rugby Championship grand final in five years on Saturday. The Fijians remain unbeaten at home this season and although Canberra have come closest, twice, they coudln't contain a second-half rampage as the Drua prevailed 35-28 in soaking 6

12 October 2018 10:08 AM The Caps are back! Kia Nurse leads Canberra to demolition of Flames

The Canberra Capitals are back and the way they announced their return as a WNBL contender was warning shot to the rest of the competition, thrashing the Sydney Flames by 19 points on Friday night. It was the perfect start to the year for a group of players who have spent only a couple of weeks together, and even more impressive given they did it without 13

8 October 2018 8:22 AM Klemke sees both Demons and Angels in AFL mid-season draft

Canberra Demons coach Kade Klemke is torn. Super excited for his players, but not excited at the prospect of trying to replace a key player mid-season. The AFL will introduce a mid-season rookie draft next year about round 10, which this year was at the end of May, which will see AFL clubs able to plunder second-tier competitions like the NEAFL 13

2 October 2018 10:07 PM 2019 AFL premiership betting: West Coast sceptics still behind the eight ball

The doubt was still there as September rolled along, with even Melbourne — who the Eagles smashed by 66 points in a preliminary final — favoured more to win the flag before that clash in Perth, despite playing in their first finals series since 2006. An inaugural interstate club in the AFL, the Eagles weren't favoured to win the 2018 grand final, despite 10

2 October 2018 4:29 AM Grand final hero's game rated best finals performance ever

The Shuey score of 35.7 is based on several key statistics that measure how effective each of the 44 players afield were, with the Victorian native smashing the previous high mark set in last year's grand final by the rampaging Dustin Martin, who picked up the Norm Smith and Brownlow medals in Richmond's drought-breaking 2017. Champion Data rated Martin 11

2 October 2018 3:27 AM George Bailey to captain Prime Minister's XI

"Over the years, the match has provided an opportunity for some of Australia’s best emerging players to test their skills against a quality international side, and I’m sure this year will be no different. "I’m looking forward to working with the players who get that chance this year, and taking on South Africa in front of a big crowd at Manuka Oval." It is expected 12

1 October 2018 6:01 AM AFL trade rumours: Is Tom Langdon joining brother Ed at Freo?

With the football season proper done and dusted for 2018 after one of the greatest AFL grand finals in recent memory on Saturday, the action begins off the field as the 18 clubs look to improve their lists through the trade period and national draft. The league's free agency period starts this Friday while the trade period begins on Monday, October 8, but the whispers 9