David Polkinghorne 8:48 AM A Henry Speight brace has kept the ACT Brumbies' Super Rugby finals hopes alive - but it could come at a cost.
Jon Tuxworth Ben Ikin says jeering Anthony Milford in his return to Canberra would be "like booing Santa Claus".
Jon Tuxworth Queanbeyan mayor Tim Overall is adamant more planned upgrades to Seiffert Oval will give them scope to bid for City-Country hosting rights.
Just when it seemed like Penrith's injury-plagued season couldn't get any worse, the Panthers were dealt a blow of monumental proportions by losing fullback Matt Moylan for up to two months.
Matthew Elder Prop Kilu Pangai says Woden Valley must maintain discipline if they are to establish themselves as a finals contender.
Lee Gaskin 12:00 AM Soccer on the southside of Canberra has been given a major boost, with the ACT Government committing $6.7 million towards a new facility at Melrose.
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Jon Tuxworth 9:12 PM Canberra dug itself a 26-0 hole against Canterbury last week after 18 minutes before falling just short in securing the biggest comeback in NRL history.
Daniel Lane 9:18 PM Waratahs winger Taqele Naiyaravoro has busted through defensive lines and trampled over opponents like they were ants but the 120 kilo battering ram says he's never witnessed greater calmness under pressure, or toughness, than his wife displayed when she went into labor and there was no hope of getting her to the hospital in time.
Roy Ward 7:54 PM A red card to Laurie Weeks and suspected broken leg to Sefa Naivalu hurt Rebels in loss to Sharks in Durban.
Jesse Hogan 7:00 PM Darren Berry says "unfulfilled business and a passion to coach at the highest level" are the reasons why he is seeking to make an immediate return to coaching, at the helm of Sydney Sixers.
Daniel Lane and Jesse Hogan 1:04 PM Former Australian cricket captain Steve Waugh said the NSW hierarchy would be well advised to talk to the outgoing Trevor Bayliss about who he believed is the best credentialed person to replace him as the state team's head coach.
Brad Elborough 8:47 PM West Coast Eagles coach Adam Simpson says he would support any change to AFL rules that would stop rival clubs from head-hunting coaches, including assistants, in season.
Daniel Cherny 8:13 PM Melbourne coach Paul Roos was disappointed so many in his team were focused on themselves during the Demons' 61-point thrashing by Port Adelaide at Traeger Park on Saturday.
Dominic Bossi 9:28 PM Sydney's Premier League week kicks off tonight at ANZ Stadium as they host the second-best team from North London.
Luke Heighton 8:40 PM England is considering boycotting the World Cup after Sepp Blatter won a fifth term as president of world soccer's governing body.
David Polkinghorne 8:43 PM Tricolours star confident they can contend for premiership after victory in his 150th game.
Lee Gaskin 8:37 PM Brave captain Mark Rummukainen said his team would maintain its hard-nosed approach after downing Melbourne Ice.
Andrew Garvey 8:01 PM With only two months of the season to go, the battle for the Melbourne metropolitan premierships is hotting up and Damien Oliver made the most of the leader Craig Williams’ decision to ride in Brisbane, to join him on 45 wins for the season in the jockey’s premiership, after a winning double at Moonee Valley.
Adam Pengilly 6:50 PM Favourite Winx’s Queensland Oaks win – one of the most dominant at the top level in recent memory after being hammered into odds-on favouritism – chalked up Waller’s 13th group 1 win for the season.
The ACT beat the Pretoria Bulls at GIO Stadium in Canberra to keep their finals hopes alive.
Penrith and Parramatta shared eight tries evenly, but the home side fell short in their impressive second-half comeback efforts.
Carlton show some fight in the first match of the post-Mick Malthouse era, but are sunk by a seven-goal barrage from Lance Franklin.
Why did the Football Federation of Australia hand over $500,000 to a corrupt FIFA executive?
A Cooper Cronk field goal secured Queensland an 11-10 victory in the opening State of Origin match.
The Brumbies run in four tries to secure a bonus point victory in Johannesburg.
The ACT Brumbies take on the Emirates Lions at Emirates Airline Park in South Africa.