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19 October 2018 1:51 AM Canberra Raiders lock in date for Wagga Wagga NRL match

The Canberra Raiders will move their round eight game to Wagga next year as part of the NRL's plan to connect with regional fans. The Raiders will play a yet-to-be-determined opponent on May 4 at 3pm, with the NRL expected to finalise the 2019 draw in the coming weeks. The Raiders have been working with the ACT government to organise the fixture in the hope of being 5

10 September 2018 6:27 AM NFL seeks talent in Melbourne

The NFL is coming to Melbourne. No, there won’t be any games played. But Victorian athletes thinking they might have what it takes to make it in the United States will have the chance to show their ability with the NFL to hold a regional testing day in Melbourne this Saturday. The session, to be held at Camberwell Grammar, is one of seven try-out days ahead 24

9 September 2018 10:55 AM Club presidents call for meeting with Capital Football board

They're also concerned about Brown's decision to introduce an NPL2 competition next year, despite moves in place for the FFA to conduct a review of the premier league structure around the country. It's meant discussions have taken place behind the scenes of the clubs potentially pushing for a vote of no confidence in O'Neill, but that's seen as a drastic 24

4 August 2018 1:38 AM Grassroots harness racing prizemoney to increase by 20 per cent

“Guaranteeing races for fillies and mares only has been well received by breeders, owners and trainers,” Smith said. “Almost 50 per cent of the foal crop every year are fillies, and HRNSW has provided additional opportunities for them to race against their own sex.” The Bathurst Gold Crown carnival got a big boost with the prizemoney lift, meaning the Gold Chalice 30

30 July 2018 11:52 PM Huge boost for NSW greyhound industry with first million-dollar race

NSW will stage its first million-dollar greyhound race at Wentworth Park later this year, the end of a statewide series with qualifiers run all across the state. State government and Greyhound Racing NSW officials will make the announcement on Tuesday morning about the $1.2 million sprint, which will be held in Sydney on October 20. The winner is set to pocket 69

5 June 2018 1:59 PM Canberra on radar to host first men's pro golf tournament in 20 years

The second-tier tour is used as a development step for emerging stars, and hosting it in Canberra would open the door for Australia's top players to compete for a share of the likely $350,000 prize pool. Royal Canberra hosted the women's Australian Open in 2013 as part of the city's centenary celebrations and the ALPG is working to lure some of the best female 22

19 May 2018 5:24 AM Lightning already proving a winner for Storm

Reigning Super Netball premiers Sunshine Coast Lightning haven’t had a win yet this season, but off the court the club is proving a success. NRL club Melbourne Storm and the University of Sunshine Coast run the club as a joint venture while also maintaining a close connection with the local council – and while professional franchises in regional areas 38

12 May 2018 11:02 AM City of Casey set to invest $20m to back Team 11's A-League bid

Team 11, the consortium based in Melbourne's south-east bidding to secure a license as an A-League expansion club in the 2019-20 season, is flexing its financial muscles further, with the City of Casey ready to commit up to $23.8 million to help develop Casey Fields into a top-flight regional centre for soccer excellence to help boost the bid. Whole 37

10 May 2018 10:09 AM Illawarra Hawks confirm NBL's push into Canberra

“A big part of that is growing the business and we have an opportunity where we’re looking at utilising the growth in participation in the ACT, which has been growing at 10 per cent over the last few years. “It’s in the very early stages but we’re in preliminary talks with Basketball ACT about taking a pre-season game down there. “Obviously after that we’ll 35

19 April 2018 9:04 AM Tide is turning in Matildas' rivalry with Japan, says Stajcic

Whether it is the Blue Samurai or Nadeshiko, Japan have become Australia's main regional football rivals, but any sense of sentiment has been abandoned by Stajcic who cares for little else apart from winning the Asian Cup. "Not for me personally, players can speak for themselves," Stajcic said. "The occasion is such a big occasion, the trophy that we're 45