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.

Top stories

Raiders six up their 2015 wardrobe

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

Chris Wilson 12:12 PM   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

Olympian dives in for huge school music event

Striking a chord: Olympic diver Matthew Mitcham takes part in <i>Music: Count Us In</i>.

Clare Colley 11:45 PM   Striking a balance between music and another passion such as sport could be the secret to happiness, says Olympian and ukulele player Matthew Mitcham.

Water and excitement levels rise for trout festival

Bryan Pratt 5:23 PM   With good water conditions and weather forecast, anglers are looking forward to big catches in the Snowy Mountains Trout Festival which runs November 1-7.

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Rugby Heaven

Beale not a distraction: Cheika

In limbo: Kurtley Beale's contract will expire before the end of the year.

Chris Dutton 8:48 AM   New Wallabies coach Michael Cheika says "it wouldn't be right of me" to focus on Kurtley Beale's contract uncertainty as he prepares for his first game as Australia's mentor.

Michael Cheika wants to make Wallabies irresistible

Fun and games: new Wallabies coach Michael Cheika aims to make the Wallabies an irresistible place to play.

Liam FitzGibbon 8:33 AM   Michael Cheika's plan to keep top talent in Australian rugby involves making the Wallabies experience simply too good to pass up.

ACT BRUMBIES NEWS

League HQ

Burgess warns of Cheika revival

Sam Burgess

James Buckley 8:04 AM   South Sydney grand final hero Sam Burgess has warned his potential England World Cup teammates to beware of newly appointed Wallabies coach Michael Cheika.

Dugan unsettled on long-term position

"I've only scratched the surface at centre. I played a handful of games there and two of them were in Origin": Josh Dugan.

Michael Carayannis 11:23 PM   St George Illawarra's Josh Dugan isn't settled on his long-term position but acknowledges Jarryd Hayne's defection could sway him into returning to playing full-time in the No.1 jersey for the Dragons.

CANBERRA RAIDERS NEWS

Football

Wanderers keen to step up effort

Tomi Juric celebrates a goal against Saudi Arabia's Al Hilal in the first leg of the AFC Champions League football final in Sydney.

9:09 AM   Despite taking a thin edge into Saturday's Asian Champions League second leg, the Wanderers know a performance repeating their home victory won't be enough to win it.

Adios David, it's been short but sweet

World-class talent: David Villa.

Michael Lynch 8:09 PM   He came, he saw, but, despite two goals and some impressive moments, has hardly conquered.

Cricket

Australia's bowlers cop a pasting in Abu Dhabi

Hat-trick of centuries: Younis Khan sends one towards the ropes in Abu Dhabi.

Andrew Wu 7:57 AM   It now seems an eternity ago that Australia had Pakistan teetering at 2-7 on the first morning of the series.

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Straight shooter: Clarke admits he is running out of ideas

Michael Clarke

Andrew Wu 7:41 AM   Michael Clarke says he tried just about everything to dismiss Pakistan's batsmen by the end of day one. The bad news is he still has to find a way to take another eight first-innings wickets.

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Racing

Ford bullish about Boy's debut in the big smoke

Unfazed: Jockey Jay Ford will partner Our Boy Malachi at Rosehill.

Adam Pengilly 11:34 PM   Our Boy Malachi, affectionately known as the "Rockhampton Rocket", is in old Sydney town, and the rejuvenated Jay Ford does not have a care in the world about the six-year-old measuring up in his new home state.

Melbourne Cup bigger than Royal Ascot, says Dettori

Frankie Dettori.

Patrick Bartley 11:20 PM   Champion European jockey Frankie Dettori has told first time Melbourne Cup rider Andrea Atzeni to expect that next Tuesday's Melbourne Cup will have more pressure and atmosphere than even the most notable of days of racing at Royal Ascot.

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.