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NRL star Aaron Woods in regular contact with Kangaroos coach Tim Sheens

Michael Carayannis Test hopeful Aaron Woods still has the ear of Kangaroos coach Tim Sheens with the pair in regular contact.

Johnathan Thurston says Kangaroos not treating Kiwi game with smugness

Johnathan Thurston.

Johnathan Thurston says there is too much pride and professionalism in the Kangaroos side to let complacency get the better of them against an understrength New Zealand on Friday.

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Kangaroos win the Queanbeyan derby

Joshua Matic The Queanbeyan Kangaroos' backline showed its true colours on Saturday, running away from cross-town rivals the Queanbeyan Blues 26-10 at Seiffert Oval.

Gungahlin Bulls and Queanbeyan Kangaroos lock horns at top of table

12th May 2012. Sport.  Journalist Jon Tuxworth.  Canberra Times Photo by Jeffrey Chan. Belconnen United Scholars player Brent Crisp gets tackled during the match at West Belconnen Leagues Club.

Joshua Matic The Queanbeyan Kangaroos and Gunagahlin Bulls remain the only undefeated teams after two rounds of the Canberra Raiders Cup competition, both recording strong wins on Saturday in a round of local...

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Matt Gillett replaces Sam Thaiday in Kangaroos team

Broncos forward Matt Gillett has been promoted from 18th man to the 17-man squad for Australia's Test against the Kiwis on Friday.

Matt Gillett has been promoted to replace injured Brisbane teammate Sam Thaiday in the Australian team to play New Zealand in Friday's rugby league Test in Sydney.

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Kangaroos deserve some recognition for achievements, says Tim Sheens

''You don’t play meaningless Test matches'': Tim Sheens.

Chris Barrett Tim Sheens believes the all-conquering Australian team is not getting the recognition it deserves, admitting he would be "pretty disappointed" if a strong crowd did not turn out for Friday night's...

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Gungahlin Bulls not far off Canberra Raiders Cup benchmark Queanbeyan Kangaroos, says coach

Daniel Watt, left and Richard Kelly take down Rourke O'Sullivan.

David Polkinghorne If the Queanbeyan Kangaroos are the benchmark of the Canberra Raiders Cup, then Gungahlin Bulls coach Mick Slater thinks his team isn't far off.

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Tim Sheens tipped for another year in charge of Kangaroos

Tim Sheens

Adrian Proszenko Tim Sheens is set to be rewarded for Australia's World Cup domination with a 12-month contract extension.

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Matt Gillett in line for Kangaroos call-up

Matt Gillett of the Broncos

A Kangaroos jersey is in Matt Gillett's reach as the Brisbane Broncos lock confronts Gold Coast's star-studded back-row in Friday night's NRL match.

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Kangaroos who enlisted in World War I were in a league of their own

Fairfax Media writer

Roy Masters The first Anzac Day is so burnished in the nation's psyche, it tends to obscure, even distort what happened in 1914, the year World War I broke out in August.

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Craig Fitzgibbon to join Kangaroos coaching ranks

Craig Fitzgibbon with fellow Roosters assistant coach Jason Taylor.

Michael Carayannis Former Australian player Craig Fitzgibbon has rejoined the Kangaroos ranks after being added to Tim Sheens’ coaching staff.

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World champion Kangaroos go separate ways after 10 months of toil

Australia's Jarryd Hayne is tackled by US player Matthew Petersen, during the World Cup Rugby League quarterfinal match at the Racecourse Ground, Wrexham Wales, Saturday Nov. 16, 2013. (AP Photo/Martin Rickett/PA) UNITED KINGDOM OUT NO SALES NO ARCHIVE

Tom Decent The Kangaroos have touched down on home soil feeling proud but also fatigued after an arduous World Cup campaign tagged on the back of a long NRL season.

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Kangaroos take derby points

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Queanbeyan Kangaroos player Matt Lewis scores a try against the Queanbeyan Blues.
The Canberra Times
27 July 2013
Photo Jay Cronan

Lee Gaskin Big hits, desperate defence and an unpunished shoulder charge to boot. This was a typical Queanbeyan derby.

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Kangaroos may play Wallabies in blockbuster hybrid match

Adrian Proszenko dinkus

Adrian Proszenko NRL chief executive Dave Smith and ARU counterpart Bill Pulver have attended a secret briefing from the organisers pushing for a hybrid game between the codes.

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Kangaroos out to turn tables on Blues

Jon Tuxworth Last year's grand final loss still hurts, but Kangaroos' Jordan Macey believes it could provide a blueprint to a premiership.

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Kangaroos audition looms for Jennings

Michael Jennings

Michael Chammas Sydney Roosters centre Michael Jennings will go head to head on Saturday night with the player he believes would be a walk-up start to fill the void left by Justin Hodges in the Australian team.

Rugby League

David Furner jumps at gig to help Kangaroos

Chris Wilson, Chris Dutton Sacked Raiders coach David Furner will take the first step to reviving his career in Papua New Guinea this month.

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Four Raiders named in Kangaroos and PM's XIII squad

SPORT: Canberra Raiders V North Queensland Cowboys at Canberra Stadium. Raiders player Josh Papalii gets away from  Cowboys player Johnathan Thurston . 7th JULY 2013.Photo by MELISSA ADAMS of The Canberra Times..

Lee Gaskin Raiders enforcer Josh Papalii faces a choice of allegiance after he was one of four Canberra players named in the Kangaroos and PM’s XIII training squad.

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Greg Inglis fit for Kangaroos World Cup tour

Greg Inglis

Glenn Jackson South Sydney superstar Greg Inglis will be selected for Australia's World Cup campaign and is almost certain to tour after being effectively cleared to play despite his late-season knee troubles.

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Fifita delays honeymoon to fly with Kangaroos

Andrew Fifita

Glenn Jackson Before this season, Andrew Fifita told his Cronulla teammates he was getting married on the Sunday after the grand final, firmly believing his Sharks would be celebrating by then.

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