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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

18 August 2018 5:29 AM Canberra Demons fall despite Tom Faul's high-five

Even a Tom Faul masterclass couldn't stop the Canberra Demons' frustrating slide down the ladder that has left them facing a sudden death showdown on the road come finals time. The Demons slumped to a third-straight defeat after falling by 47 points to Sydney University in the NEAFL at Blacktown International Sportspark on Saturday. The 17.19 (121) to 11.8 (74) loss means 4

17 August 2018 10:00 AM Break has Kangaroo bouncing into Canberra Raiders Cup final

Understandably, he was a little banged up getting towards the end of the season, but that all came to a head in the semi-finals when he went to lay a tackle. "I collected his shin on the way through with my forearm and it snapped, popped, and I didn't believe that it was broken until we were back in the sheds and I could feel the bone clunking together 7

17 August 2018 3:35 AM Taren King bolsters Canberra United rebuild

She exceeded all expectations in her first season and now Taren King has set her sights on filling the void left by some of the W-League's biggest names in Canberra. Canberra United coach Heather Garriock has signalled a full-scale rebuild after the club posted its worst return in its 10-year history - finishing one win outside the finals. Gone are the likes 6

16 August 2018 7:31 AM All eyes on us: WNBL nears free-to-air TV deal

The WNBL is edging closer to striking a free-to-air television deal in a massive boost to the league's profile as Basketball Australia looks to capitalise on the rapid rise of female sport. It comes as Channel Nine inks a deal with the NBL to screen two live games each week as part of a three-year partnership with the league, helping to fill the void left by cricket 3

12 August 2018 10:12 PM Why West Coast may possess the magical mystery potion for AFL success

It looks like a case of no Gaff, no Naitanui, no worries for the West Coast Eagles as they head for the AFL finals full of brotherhood and belief and primed for an unlikely assault on the AFL premiership. Adam Simpson's class of 2018 is looking steadier and sterner as the season rolls on with nothing, seemingly, able to clip their wings. Not the loss of their 12

12 August 2018 8:24 AM Tuggeranong United lose but still clinch first finals spot in 15 years

"We had belief that we had a squad good enough but when you've got the monkey on your back, it comes with a lot of pressure, especially getting to the end of the season with everyone talking about it," Stevens said. "To actually get it done is a really special feeling. We've worked really hard this year and I said to the guys it didn't come down to luck or another 12

11 August 2018 8:41 AM Kangaroos coach hopping mad over Warriors loss

West Belconnen's win shut the door on the Yass Magpies' hopes of sneaking into the top four, with the Magpies edging the Goulburn Bulldogs 28-22 at Goulburn. They needed a massive win and hope the Kangaroos did the same to the Warriors to have any chance of playing finals. Kangaroos coach Aaron Gorrell was confident they could turn the result around 10

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 4:43 AM Bennett family edges closer to Belconnen Magpies history

Lexie Bennett made his comeback from injury last week in a massive boost for the Magpies as they edge closer towards a top two finish. Meanwhile, the Ainslie Tricolours will face the Tuggeranong Hawks as they ramp up their bid to secure a top two spot at Alan Ray Oval on Saturday. The Gungahlin Jets will play their final home game of the season when they host the finals-bound 8