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12 June 2018 10:34 AM ACT government haven't closed door on Canberrans using Manuka Oval

The director described Manuka as an "amazing" facility and said she wouldn't close the door on Canberra's community clubs utilising the venue moving forward. "I think it’s a balance, it’s an elite ground but we do have a lot of local content that we actually do play here both AFL as well as cricket and we’ll continue to have that relationship," Clarke 57

12 June 2018 2:01 AM The ACT Brumbies draw for 2019 has been revealed

The ACT Brumbies will play five games under Friday night lights in 2019 and one afternoon fixture in Canberra, while the June break has been scrapped to accommodate the Rugby World Cup. Super Rugby organisers have announced the 2019 draw and the Brumbies will open their season against the Melbourne Rebels at Canberra Stadium on February 15. The Brumbies 62

11 June 2018 1:45 PM Greenberg's diplomacy disguises battle for eyeballs with AFL

After all, the two codes were on a war footing when the NRL scheduled the 2018 Origin series. The NRL couldn’t trust the AFL not to schedule blockbuster matches in Melbourne over the June 22-24 weekend, leading to the Sunday night Origin match. Instead, the second match will be played at Homebush and the NRL has made it a standalone fixture, with no club games 65

8 June 2018 1:09 PM List of world's richest athletes is the same old story for women

Other female athletes to make the top 100 have generally been tennis players – in fact, last year eight of the top 10 female earners were tennis players. All grand slams offer equal prize money for the men's and women's draw. In 1971, tennis trailblazer Billie Jean King became the first female athlete to earn $100,000 for a single season in any sport 128

8 June 2018 7:49 AM When a one-man team loses it

But LeBron's mind is elsewhere. He might have done more than anyone else to win the game, but that doesn't necessarily mean he tried harder and so is entitled to wallow more. It just means he's a better player. More time elapses. There's an urgency now, if victory is to be snatched back from the jaws of defeat. Right now, it is neither. The Cavs cluster 81

31 May 2018 4:50 AM Canberra goal attack says losing can help get grand final redemption

Tuggeranong is equal with Canberra on the ladder after both teams lost matches against Arawang, and Pascoe knows to expect a tough contest. “They’ll be really physical and come out strong because they’ll want to win, so we’ll need to get out early and put the pressure on them and shoot some goals," Pascoe said. Both sides have welcomed a number of recruits 54

21 May 2018 6:14 AM Grounds for concern: Are AFL Canberra's days at Manuka Oval numbered?

The Canberra Demons are the capital's leading Australian rules team but even they felt homeless at Manuka Oval, with ACT government officials watching their every move like hawks. Government officials would ask the team to move off certain patches of grass after a few minutes of training, and now the Demons have relocated to a new permanent base at Phillip 73

18 May 2018 10:21 AM Tributes flow for Keith Hawke: a true Canberra rugby and Royals legend

"He was our patron and he was always there. He never missed a game. He was only crook for a week, but his family said they knew he was really crook when he said he couldn't go to the footy. A week later he died. "He will be greatly missed but his memory will live on as long as there is Royals rugby." Hawke stood on the sideline for almost every match 83

17 May 2018 6:22 AM Canberra A-League bid starts talks with prospective members

The Canberra A-League bid are calling for public feedback as they ramp things up ahead their expression of interest submission due next week. The bid team have released a survey gauging the likelihood of people attending matches at Canberra Stadium and becoming members of a prospective team. They are hopeful Canberra's soccer community will jump on board 89

4 May 2018 8:42 AM ACT set to host first Australian Hockey League matches in six years

"We have a fixed capacity of 1500 permanent seats but between standing and hill seating we have room for another 1000 and hopefully we can fill the place. "Under the current model we don't get government funding, the Perth competition does not qualify under the ACT grant schemes, but under the new model it does. "So it certainly puts us back in the frame 56