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David Polkinghorne

David Polkinghorne is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

Capital Football locks out under-12s crowd after violent melee

David Polkinghorne An alleged violent incident involving parents and players has forced Capital Football to take the unprecedented step of locking the crowd out of an under-12s soccer game.


Canberra may play in one-day cup competition


David Polkinghorne The restructure of the Ryobi Cup has opened the way for Cricket ACT to return to the Australian one-day domestic competition.

Windies windfall for Manuka's centenary international

4 February 2010 NEWS/SPORT Canberra Times photograph by GRAHAM TIDY Story by James Buckley. The Prime Ministers XI cricket match against the West Indies at Manuka Oval, Canberra. Top scorer for the windies, Chris Gayle in action. SPECIAL 111

David Polkinghorne Modern-day master-blaster Chris Gayle could return to Manuka Oval to reproduce one of the most explosive knocks Canberra has ever seen.

Manuka Oval integration with nearby shops, pool

Oval integration ... plans for a revamped Manuka Oval include integration with the shops and services of the surrounding area.

David Polkinghorne The ACT government wants to re-integrate Manuka Oval with the nearby shopping precinct, historic swimming pool and Canberra Services Club as the oval undergoes a major facelift over the next five...

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Windies return with blaster from past

Canberra Times. Calypso Kings. Cricket. Michael Holding.

David Polkinghorne They were known as the Calypso Kings and, fresh on the back of World Series Cricket, they brought their exciting brand of cricket to Canberra for the rebirth of the Prime Minister's XI in 1984.