Speight ready to rewrite family history

Chris Dutton   Henry Speight will make his Wallabies debut on Sunday, becoming the latest chapter in a life on heartache and controversy.

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Soccer

Gungahlin kicking goals in the NPL

Gungahlin United will play in the men's Capital Football National Premier League next season.  (rear from left), men's head coach Claudio Canosa, assistant head coach Mitch Stevens, president Ricardo Alberto, front from left, under-18 player Frazier Phillips and men's premier league player Stephen Domenici at Gungahlin Enclosed Oval.

Lee Gaskin 6:59 PM   Gungahlin United is hoping to turn a growing junior base into a Premier League force, attracting a former international coach and a swag of high-profile recruits.

Basketball

Coddington making an impact in starting role

ACT junior Alice Coddington is making an impact for the Canberra Capitals.

Lee Gaskin 4:47 PM   Canberra Capitals guard Alice Coddington is embracing her new-found role in the starting team for Saturday's WNBL game against the Dandenong Rangers.

Baseball

Cavalry in hunt for Australian pitcher

The Cavalry's pitching roster includes Canberran Steve Kent.

David Polkinghorne 5:38 PM   Cavs CEO says roster strong, but needs luck with injuries.

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Cricket

Devoy joins Easts chasing higher honours

ACT Comets spinner Shane Devoy (left) has joined Easts in the Sydney grade competition.

Lee Gaskin 5:07 PM   ACT Comets spinner Shane Devoy has left the Tuggeranong club to join Easts in the Sydney grade competition for the rest of the season.

Search on for ACT's best netball teams

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Gracia Mbale 3:16 PM   Who are the ACT regions best netball teams? We're about to find out.

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Rugby Heaven

Beale-Patston mystery text case closed

ARU boss Bill Pulver wants the code to put the drama behind it.

Rupert Guinness 9:13 PM   The Australian Rugby Union has declared the investigation into a second lewd text message sent to former Wallabies business manager Di Patston will remain as a cold case to be re-opened only if fresh evidence emerges.

Speight would give me nightmares: Pocock

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David Polkinghorne 6:00 PM   The Brumbies winger will finally pull on a Wallabies jersey against the Barbarians.

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League HQ

Kangaroos' domination all comes down to size

Bags of experience: Gareth Widdop.

Brad Walter 9:04 PM   As the Kangaroos prepare to face England at AAMI Stadium on Sunday, questions are being asked about Australia's forward stocks.

Darius Boyd released by Newcastle

Released by mutual consent: Darius Boyd.

Robert Dillon 8:56 PM   Darius Boyd’s enigmatic stint with the Newcastle reached full-time on Friday night when the club announced he had been released by mutual consent, freeing up the cash to immediately sign forwards Jack Stockwell, Chris Houston, David Fa’alogo.

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Football

Bentleigh to host Perth in FFA Cup semi-final

Bentleigh coach John Anastasiadis.

Michael Lynch 7:50 PM   FFA Cup giantkillers Benteigh Greens will host Perth Glory in a sudden-death semi-final of the inaugural tournament 

Stubbins challenges Jets to bounce back

James Gardiner 7:31 PM   Newcastle Jets coach Phil Stubbins has challenged the side to prove the capitulation against Wellington was an aberration and complete a horror road stretch on a positive note.

Cricket

Haddin injury more bad news for Australia

Brad Haddin receives attention during the first session.

Andrew Wu 8:04 PM   Brad Haddin sent a huge injury scare through the Australian camp after hurting his shoulder early in the second Test on Friday.

Boland haul, Hussey blinder inspire Victoria against NSW

Scott Boland appeals successfully for the wicket of Josh Lalor of New South Wales.

Jesse Hogan 7:35 PM   A stunning catch by veteran David Hussey and paceman Scott Boland's six wickets drag Victoria to an unlikely day-one advantage over NSW, which squandered a strong start to finish 8-266.

Racing

Hampton Court aims to emulate Monaco Consul

Tommy Berry on Hampton Court during Golden Slipper Day at Rosehill in April.

TIm Habel 8:42 PM   Venturing to 2500 metres for the first time is a trip into the unknown for Victoria Derby runners, and helps explain the mixed set of results over the years.

Hayes on track with Star Fashion

Hayes has high hopes for his mare Star Fashion.

Chris Roots 8:36 PM   David Hayes can see Saturday's Myer Classic working out perfectly for Star Fashion, so she can continue the family tradition and become a group 1 winner.

Canberra Roller Derby Grand Final

The Brindabelters took on the Black&Bluebelles at the AIS Arena.

Netball: Australian Diamonds vs England

The Australian Diamonds took on England at the AIS Arena for the International Test Series.

Cricket Australia XI v West Indies

The Cricket Australia Women's XI take on the West Indies at Manuka Oval.

Siddle: Australia fit and ready for Test

Peter Siddle insists Australia are fighting fit and ready for their first Test with Pakistan in Dubai.

Goalfest in European Champions League

Chelsea and Bayern Munich scored big wins while Manchester City suffered in a stunning comeback by CSKA Moscow.

Indian footballer dies after goal celebration

Bethlehem Vengthlang FC midfielder Peter Biaksangzuala has died from severe spinal cord damage.

Haka response sparks controversy

Tempers flare between the Junior Kangaroos and Junior Kiwis as the two sides come close to fighting during a pre-game haka.

Canberra United v Adelaide United

Canberra United failed to take advantage of an early Michelle Heyman goal, losing 2-3 to Adelaide United at McKellar.

Canberra Capitals v Sydney Flames

The Canberra Capitals went down the Sydney Flames at the AIS Arena on Saturday night.

ASADA issues new show-cause notices

The Australian Sports Anti-doping Authority has issued amended show-cause notices to 34 current and former Essendon players.