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David Polkinghorne

David Polkinghorne is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

Rugby union

Brumbies hope stadium tour will help bring back fans

Sport. 7th August 2015. Aidan Toua is The Brumbies newely signed fullback and winger.

The Canberra Times

Photo Jamila Toderas

David Polkinghorne Can the Brumbies lure you back to Canberra Stadium?

Bledisloe Cup decider 2015: Australia v New Zealand, Eden Park in Auckland

Key player: Quade Cooper.

David Polkinghorne Follow full live coverage of the clash between the All Blacks and the Wallabies, live from Eden Park.

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Wallabies greats Nick Farr-Jones and David Campese talk about Eden Park hoodoo

David Polkinghorne Wallabies greats back Cheika's team to end hoodoo.

Wallabies' Christian Lealiifano can get to World Cup through Japan: Stephen Larkham

Christian Lealiifano of the Brumbies during the Super Rugby Qualifying Final.

David Polkinghorne Wallabies great says Brumbies playmaker still in the running.

Henry Speight picked on Wallabies wing to face All Blacks in Bledisloe decider

Dress rehearsal: Henry Speight has been picked on the wing for the Wallabies' Bledisloe Cup clash against the All Blacks.

David Polkinghorne Can Henry Speight stop Julian Savea?

World Cup-winning Wallabies back Nic White to start against All Blacks in Bledisloe

Andy Friend says it's a shame Australian Rugby will lose Nic White to France.

David Polkinghorne Big names in Australian rugby have thrown their weight behind former Brumbies halfback Nic White to wear the No.9 jersey against the All Blacks on Saturday.

Wallabies flyhalf Matt Toomua looks to start against All Blacks in Bledisloe decider

David Polkinghorne Will the Brumbies duo start in Eden Park?

Brumbies recruit Aidan Toua hoping to fill Jesse Mogg's boots

Aidan Toua wants to establish himself as the Brumbies fullback.

David Polkinghorne How a former Queensland Reds fullback found his way to Canberra.

Brumbies re-sign Jordan Smiler after he opts out of joining French club Nevers

Jordan Smiler at home with his wife Stacey and son Keanu.

David Polkinghorne Jordan was willing to throw away his lucrative rugby career to care for his family. Then came an unexpected offer.

Brumbies concerns over rumours of GWS Giants-Hawthorn Anzac clash

Michael Shillito encourages the crowd to get behind the GWS Giants at Manuka oval 
The Canberra Times
Date: 25 July 2015
Photo Jay Cronan

David Polkinghorne Has Wallabies flanker David Pocock re-signed with the Super Rugby province?

ACT Brumbies linked with Argentina scrumhalf Tomas Cubelli

Tomas Cubelli playing for the Barbarians against England in June 2014.

David Polkinghorne The ACT Brumbies are in discussions to bring Argentina scrumhalf Tomas Cubelli to the club next season.

Stephen Larkham says Matt Toomua available for Wallabies selection after head knock

Matt Toomua needs to improve his tackling technique.

David Polkinghorne Stephen Larkham says Matt Toomua needs to work on his tackling technique to ensure he doesn't keep getting knocked out.

Brumbies name Dream Team for first 20 years of Super Rugby

David Polkinghorne ACT Brumbies coach Stephen Larkham jokes becoming the next dream team coach isn't on his "bucket list".

Brumbies flanker David Pocock wins Brett Robinson award


David Polkinghorne  ACT Brumbies coach Stephen Larkham says David Pocock is the "best in the world at what he does".

Wallabies great Michael Lynagh backs Matt Giteau

Matt Giteau.

David Polkinghorne Michael Lynagh says Matt Giteau is the Wallabies' best playmaking option.

Australian sevens player says Brumbies' Henry Speight can help win Olympic gold

David Polkinghorne Sevens forward Tom Cusack says Henry Speight can help lift Australia to an Olympic gold medal in Rio.

Brumbies winger Henry Speight says there's still time to stake World Cup Wallabies claim

David Polkinghorne In an odd way, Henry Speight's five-week suspension came at the perfect time for the ACT Brumbies winger, allowing him to return home for his grandfather Jope Seniloli's funeral. 

Wallabies and Brumbies winger Henry Speight will chase Olympic gold

Wallabies and ACT Brumbies winger Henry Speight will chase Olympic gold and the Super Rugby title next year.

David Polkinghorne Henry Speight could miss the Super Rugby finals in his pursuit of Olympic gold.

Brumbies winger Henry Speight signs three-year Wallabies deal

Henry Speight Brumbies preview

David Polkinghorne World Cup winning winger Joe Roff says Henry Speight has the "X-factor" to be a match winner on the world's biggest stage.

Former Brumby Nic White called into Wallabies squad to cover Will Genia against Argentina

Former Brumby Nic White has a chance to impress for the World Cup after an injury to Will Genia.

David Polkinghorne The Honey Badger's translator one minute, a chance to book a ticket to the World Cup the next. And Larkham says a Brumby is one of the most damaging players in the world.