Stuart expects James Graham to play Sunday

Jon Tuxworth 8:00 PM   Canberra Raiders coach Ricky Stuart has virtually accused Canterbury of playing smoke and mirrors over the fitness of James Graham, adamant he will play at Canberra Stadium on Sunday despite being ruled out by the Bulldogs. 

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Phillips to make his NRL debut for Bulldogs

Sio Siua Taukeiaho of the Roosters is tackled by Tyrone Ranuku Phillips of the Bulldogs in the 2015 Auckland Nines at Eden Park.

Adrian Proszenko 10:00 PM   Tyrone Phillips is about to get a chance to make headlines for the right reasons.

Canberra muster come-from-behind win

Gungahlin's Chris Thorley deputised ably for Marc Herbert after he left the field injured for Canberra.

Jon Tuxworth 7:09 PM    Canberra overcame injuries to former Raiders Marc Herbert and Joe Picker to advance to the semi-finals of the Country Championships with a 20-10 win over North Coast at Forster on Saturday.

Family man Tamou's future up in the air

Family future: James Tamou considers his options.

Michael Carayannis 10:00 PM   The Cowboys and Blues prop is unhappy at being away from his family, so where could he end up?

Ice Hockey

Brave moves into top four

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Lee Gaskin 8:40 PM   The Canberra Brave showcased their attacking brilliance, Kelly Geoffrey the hat-trick hero in an 8-2 thumping of the Adelaide Adrenaline on Saturday night.

Buchanan in a spin-cycle

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Chris Dutton 10:12 PM   Locker Room: Canberra sport, from grassroots to gossip.

Landslide results continue in AFL Canberra

Queanbeyan's Paul Williams and Eastlake's Thomas Logan contest for possession.

Jon Tuxworth 8:12 PM   Ainslie forwards Nick Salter and Josh Bennett warmed up for next week's North-East Australian Football League representative clash by contributing ten goals.

Rugby Union

Wests withstand Royals fightback

Wests five-eighth Seb Lorraway fends away Royals.

Lee Gaskin 8:09 PM   Wests withstood a last-ditch attacking raid from Royals after the siren to hang on for a gutsy seven-point win at Jamison Oval on Saturday.

Soccer

Blue Devils grind out vital victory

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Lee Gaskin 8:10 PM   Belconnen United has a share of the lead in the Capital Football National Premier League after grinding out a 2-0 win against Woden-Weston FC on Saturday night.

Three left in battle for two finals spots

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Matthew Elder 7:24 PM   Five teams remain in the battle for a top-four spot heading into the last day of the ACT state league netball regular season.

Kyrgios draws Istomin in French Open draw

Clay court giant killer: Nick Kyrgios

The draw for the French Open has produced some unkind scenarios for the Australians.

League HQ

GI must channel MJ if he wants to torch the Blues in Origin I

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Phil Lutton 4:51 PM   Greg Inglis must take giant strides if he is to make a full recovery from a bout of tonsilitis.

Greg Inglis confirmed for Origin I

On the training paddock: Greg Inglis.

11:38 AM   Queensland coach Mal Meninga has confirmed Greg Inglis will play Wednesday night's State of Origin opener in Sydney after the recovering centre emerged from quarantine on Sunday.

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Rugby Heaven

Potgieter offers new NSW enforcer some advice

Giant frame: Waratahs player Will Skelton during training at Moore Park.

Georgina Robinson 5:00 PM   Jacques Potgieter has a message for Will Skelton: throw your weight around but pick your moments.

Needless stoppages 'a blight' on rugby, says Hoiles

Unhappy: Tolu Latu (left) and David Dennis of the Waratahs look dejected as referee Marius van der Westhuizen shows Latu a yellow card during the round 15 Super Rugby match between the Waratahs and the Crusaders at ANZ Stadium.

Georgina Robinson 5:00 PM   The Waratahs will fight to keep key forwards Will Skelton and Tolu Latu on the field after both were cited over alleged foul play.

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Cricket

Marsh ready to launch in Test arena

Australian all-rounder Mitch Marsh hopes to repeat his World Cup success at Test level.

Ed Jackson 6:22 PM   Australian all-rounder Mitchell Marsh ripped England apart with the ball in the World Cup and now he wants to do the same at Test level.

'I couldn't care less right now who coaches England'

Australian captain Michael Clarke.

12:42 PM   Australia captain Michael Clarke sticks to his mantra of ignoring any Ashes speculation.

AFL

Live AFL scores: Power v Tigers

It’s time: Kane Cornes bows out on Sunday after 300 games.

4:41 PM   Follow the action from Adelaide Oval as Port Adelaide take on the Tigers.

Good record won't help Goldstein if charged

Jeremy Cameron was reported for this clash with Adelaide's Kyle Cheney.

Jesse Hogan 5:16 PM   Todd Goldstein will be the second player disadvantaged by the new tribunal system, rather than aided by it, if he is charged by the match review panel for a blow that felled Fremantle's Hayden Ballantyne.

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Soccer

Middlesborough ready for huge payday

Ben Gibson (left) and Connor Ripley of Middlesbrough celebrate reaching the playoff.

2:14 PM   Middlesbrough manager Aitor Karanka finds it almost impossible to believe he will be taking part in the world's most lucrative match when his side face Norwich for a place in the Premier League on Monday.

Ancelotti to take sabbatical if sacked

Set for a sabbatical? Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti.

1:49 PM   Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti said he will take a year out if he is dismissed by the Spanish giants in the coming days after failing to win a major trophy this season.

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Horse Racing

La Amistad wins Flemington’s listed Andrew Ramsden Stakes

Damien Oliver rides La Amistad to victory in the Andrew Ramsden Stakes on Saturday.

Andrew Garvey 7:48 PM   It might not have been the first Tuesday in November but anyone who witnessed Makybe Diva’s ‘threepeat’ of Melbourne Cup wins would have been having flashbacks on watching La Amistad’s win Flemington’s other ‘two miler’, the listed Andrew Ramsden Stakes (3200m) on Saturday.

Classy filly Lumosty wins listed Straight Six at Flemington

Power on: Dwayne Dunn rides Lumosty to victory in The Straight Six.

Andrew Garvey 7:45 PM   Classy filly Lumosty confirmed a trip to Queensland after outclassing her older rivals to win the listed Straight Six (1200m).

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AFL teams: round eight

All the ins and outs for round eight of the 2015 premiership season.

Brumbies too strong for Lions

The Brumbies run in four tries to secure a bonus point victory in Johannesburg.

Brumbies vs Lions

The ACT Brumbies take on the Emirates Lions at Emirates Airline Park in South Africa.

Raiders vs Dragons

The Canberra Raiders take on the St George Illawarra Dragons at WIN Stadium.

Panthers vs Olympic

Canberra Olympic took on the Monaro Panthers at O'Connor enclosed oval.

National Capital Rally

Scenes from the National Capital Rally in the ACT as part of the National Rally Championship.

Sharks snatch golden point win over Titans

The Cronulla Sharks come from behind to defeat the Titans 23-22.

Melbourne Storm beat Souths and go top

Melbourne Storm overcome the South Sydney Rabbitohs 16-12.

Johnson bedazzles Parramatta Eels

The New Zealand Warriors beat the Eels 17-13 in golden point.

John I Dent Cup: Royals v Uni-Norths

The Royals and Uni-Norths clash in the John I Dent Cup.