Brumbies' win costly as Carter suffers knee injury

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.

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Pocock is the Wallabies' secret weapon

Lewis Moody pictured with the Webb Ellis trophy in London.

Georgina Robinson 10:00 PM   England's three-time World Cup veteran Lewis "Mad Dog" Moody believes David Pocock is the one to upset the apple cart in the Wallabies' pool of death later this year.

Whites skipper sees red before grudge match

Queanbeyan Whites captain Dan Penca.

Chris Dutton   Queanbeyan captain Dan Penca has his sights set on toppling four-time defending premiers Tuggeranong.

Ikin hopes Raiders fans show Milford respect

Anthony Milford celebrates a try playing with former Raiders teammates Josh Papalii and Jarrod Croker last year.

Jon Tuxworth 9:00 PM   Ben Ikin says jeering Anthony Milford in his return to Canberra would be "like booing Santa Claus".

Queanbeyan eyes City-Country clash

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Crowds turn out for the game of the  Canberra Raiders Newcastle Knights at Seiffert Oval.
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Jon Tuxworth 9:00 PM   Queanbeyan mayor Tim Overall is adamant more planned upgrades to Seiffert Oval will give them scope to bid for City-Country hosting rights.

Panthers lose Moylan and the match

Going nowhere: Chris Sandow and Ryan Morgan of the Eels tackle Waqa Blake of the Panthers.

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.

Ram Raider Pangai calls for discipline

Kilu Pangai in action for the Woden Valley Rams.

Matthew Elder 5:43 PM   Prop Kilu Pangai says Woden Valley must maintain discipline if they are to establish themselves as a finals contender.

Canberra soccer gets $6.7 million boost

Heather Reid, Shane Rattenbury and Melrose High School principal Simon Vaughan at the announcement of a $6.7 million soccer facility.

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.

Goodes celebration centre of debate 

Flashpoint: Goodes directs his celebration towards Carlton fans.

David Sygall 1:53 AM   Adam Goodes unleashes emotional and startling war-dance-style goal celebration in the Swans' 10-goal win over Carlton at the SCG

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Canberra teams will struggle to win NEAFL

Belconnen captain Lexie Bennett will play his 200th first grade game on Saturday.

David Polkinghorne 11:37 PM   Captain Lexie Bennett will become just the sixth Belconnen player to reach 200 senior games on Saturday.

Capitals endorse keeping WNBL in summer

Bibby in action against Adelaide last season.

Jon Tuxworth   The Canberra Capitals have endorsed the WNBL's decision to reject a call to move the league to winter.

League HQ

Inglis KOed as Souths hold off Titans

Tough day at the office: Rabbitohs skipper Greg Inglis.

Phil Lutton 5:05 PM   Greg Inglis' continued his run of bad luck while Aidan Sezer fumbled his chance to force extra time on the Gold Coast.

Furious Soward believes Pauli should have been put in sin bin

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - MAY 29:  Jamie Soward of the Panthers leaves the field with an injury during the round 12 NRL match between Penrith Panthers and the Parramatta Eels at Pepper Stadium on May 29, 2015 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

Michael Chammas 12:22 AM   A furious Jamie Soward left Pepper Stadium with his right arm in a sling and his short term future up in the air after a late tackle from Parramatta forward Pauli Pauli on Friday night.

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Rugby Heaven

Rebels lose Weeks, Naivalu in loss to Sharks

Melbourne Rebels captain Scott Higginbotham in action against the Sharks in Durban.

Roy Ward 3:10 PM   A red card to Laurie Weeks and suspected broken leg to Sefa Naivalu hurt Rebels in loss to Sharks in Durban.

NSW Waratahs looking ahead to life after Michael Cheika

Matt Burke / Matthew Burke

Matthew Burke 2:30 PM   Succession planning is the key to moving forward in any organisation but that doesn't mean previous strategies will necessarily take you in the right direction for your endeavours.

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Cricket

Waugh says England-bound Bayliss should help pick NSW coach

Pedigree: Trevor Bayliss took Sri Lanka to a World Cup final in 2011.

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.

Ronchi stars for New Zealand on Test debut

Luke Ronchi of New Zealand smashes the ball to the boundary.

Julian Guyer 9:18 AM   Luke Ronchi said he was just trying to "enjoy the ride" after his remarkable 88 on his Test debut helped New Zealand fight back against England at Headingley on Friday.

AFL

Jeremy Cameron is the pride of Dartmoor

Jeremy Cameron.

Peter Hanlon   The young Giant's star continues to rise, and back in Dartmoor the locals are counting every goal.

Minson has learnt his lesson as Dogs flag a rule change

Western Bulldogs coach Luke Beveridge.

Jon Pierik   While the AFL says it has no issue with the handling of the Will Minson case, Bulldogs coach Luke Beveridge believes it may be time for the rules involving players touching an umpire be revised.

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Soccer

Blatter's win might turn out to be the beginning of the end for him and even FIFA

Michael Lynch

Michael Lynch 3:39 PM   Turkeys rarely vote for Christmas, so it's hardly surprising that Sepp Blatter managed to win the FIFA election on Friday and gain for himself a fifth term as president of the world's biggest sports body.

US official 'fairly confident' of more FIFA indictments: NYT

FIFA President Sepp Blatter.

3:10 PM   A senior US Internal Revenue Service (IRS) official said he is "fairly confident" there will be another round of indictments in the criminal investigation into alleged corruption within soccer's governing body FIFA.

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ACT Sport

Tuggeranong book spot in state league grand final

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The AIS Netball squad's Keely Rodrigo after training with AIS boxing coach, Paul Perkins to improve the team's footwork. 
10 April 2013.
Photo: Rohan Thomson. The Canberra Times.

5:12 PM   Minor premier Tuggeranong is the first team through to the Netball ACT state league netball grand.

Belnorth grow up with Kanga Cup

Veteran of the Lake Burley Griffin Walking Carnival, Robin Whyte.

Matt Elder 4:47 PM   Locker Room: Canberra sport, from grassroots to gossip.

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Horse Racing

The mail

Lucky recipient: Savoureux (front left) made the most of Kaepernick's troubles to win at Rosehill on Saturday.

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Manatassee secures overdue win for Rolfe

Jared Dorrington.

Jared Dorrington 4:10 PM   It was an overdue breakthrough for the Darryl Rolfe-trained Manatassee when she strode to an easy win at Canberra on Friday.

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Brumbies vs Bulls

The ACT beat the Pretoria Bulls at GIO Stadium in Canberra to keep their finals hopes alive.

Eels edge thrilling Battle of the West

Penrith and Parramatta shared eight tries evenly, but the home side fell short in their impressive second-half comeback efforts.

Buddy sinks Blues with seven goals

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.

FIFA, FFA and the missing $500k

Why did the Football Federation of Australia hand over $500,000 to a corrupt FIFA executive?

Queensland's Cronk snatches victory

A Cooper Cronk field goal secured Queensland an 11-10 victory in the opening State of Origin match.

Bulldogs win thriller against Raiders

Canterbury Bulldogs on top against Canberra Raiders

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.