Speight ready to rewrite family history

Chris Dutton 7:00 PM   Henry Speight will make his Wallabies debut on Sunday, becoming the latest chapter in a life on heartache and controversy.

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Raiders six up their 2015 wardrobe

Jack Wighton and Edrick Lee model the Raiders' 2015 away and home jerseys respectively.

Chris Wilson   The Raiders will release six new jerseys in 2015, here's a sneak peek.

Cricket

Comets crash to earth against Queensland

David Dawson was brilliant for the Comets against Queensland.

David Polkinghorne 6:57 PM   David Dawson's marathon effort wasn't enough to save the ACT Comets against Queensland.

AFL

Giants owe Canberra wins: Cameron

The Giants haven't had the best record at Manuka Oval.

David Polkinghorne 9:22 PM   Giants coach Leon Cameron says his club owes Canberra better results at Manuka Oval in 2015.

Sports awards

Flanagan warms up for ACTSport Awards

Nominee: Anna Flanagan of the Hockeyroos.

6:37 PM   Who will be the big winner's at this year's ACT SportsStar awards?

Union

Ozboks creating sevens production line

Gareth Watts, De Villiers Hugo and Gareth Bautz.

David Polkinghorne 9:19 PM   De Villiers Hugo wants the Ozboks to become a Canberra production line for rugby sevens players.

Exum shows flashes of brilliance in NBA

Big-time debut: Dante Exum drives to the hoop for Utah against Houston.

Peter Mitchell 6:31 PM   Dante Exum has proved the doubters wrong with some flashes of brilliance in his NBA debut for the Utah Jazz.

ACT Sport

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.

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.

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Rugby Heaven

Burgess warns of Cheika revival

Sam Burgess

James Buckley 4:49 PM   South Sydney grand final hero Sam Burgess has warned his potential England World Cup teammates to beware of newly appointed Wallabies coach Michael Cheika.

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Rumour mill does not upset Perth Spirit

Karmichael Hunt will not play in the NRC final for Brisbane City.

Laine Clark 3:39 PM   Social media chatter that code hopper Karmichael Hunt would run out for Brisbane City in Saturday's National Rugby Championship final at Ballymore did not alarm Perth Spirit coach Kevin Foote.

ACT BRUMBIES NEWS

League HQ

Eels no longer a one man band: Mannah

"Brad [Arthur] really worked hard on reminding us that winning isn't about one player, it's about the culture we're building": Mannah.

Michael Chammas 5:51 PM   Eels skipper Tim Mannah admits there was a time when the Eels gave themselves no chance without Jarryd Hayne.

Burgess warns of Cheika revival

Sam Burgess

James Buckley 4:49 PM   South Sydney grand final hero Sam Burgess has warned his potential England World Cup teammates to beware of newly appointed Wallabies coach Michael Cheika.

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Football

Canberra United return to fortress McKellar

Canberra United captain Nicole Begg feels the team has turned its season around after a slow start.

David Polkinghorne 4:36 PM   Canberra United captain Nicole Begg believes the former W-League champions have finally started to click and they   want  to return McKellar Park to a fortress when they face Western Sydney Wanderers on Saturday.

Arnie taunts Moss ahead of showdown: You've got 'no secrets'

Sebastian Hassett 4:27 PM   Sydney FC coach Graham Arnold has landed a chilling broadside at his former assistant coach, Phil Moss, claiming his replacement at the Central Coast Mariners "has no secrets".

Cricket

Live scores: Pakistan v Australia second Test

Recalled: Left-arm seamer Mitchell Starc.

4:27 PM   Full scorecard from the second Test between Pakistan and Australia in Abu Dhabi.

Cricket World Cup to be 'the biggest event since Sydney Olympics'

James Sutherland

Chloe Saltau 3:56 PM   The wave of Asian migration will help make next year's World Cup the biggest event in Australia since the Sydney Olympics, according to Cricket Australia chief executive James Sutherland.  

Racing

Godolphin and O'Shea primed for first group 1 winner together

Chris Roots 5:36 PM   The next week at Flemington seems like almost the perfect opportunity for John O'Shea and Godolphin to get off the mark with their first group 1 winner together in Australia.

Thanks for saving Bande, Japanese owner tells stewards

Patrick Bartley 5:05 PM   One of Japan's most prominent owners has made direct contact with Racing Victoria's veterinary stewards, thanking them for saving his one-time Caulfield Cup hope Bande from long-term injury.

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.