Rebels beat Brumbies in sloppy Canberra clash

Chris Dutton 1:42 AM   The Rebels beat an injury-depleted Brumbies 13-8 on Saturday night.

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Brumbies choose love over money

Brumbies boss Michael Jones says the club is keeping home games in Canberra.

Chris Dutton 10:00 PM   ACT Brumbies boss Michael Jones says the club will resist any temptation to move games away from Canberra, declaring loyalty takes precedence over any rich offers to play home matches interstate.

Farah happy to influence Tedesco  

Josh Hodgson is likely to play on Sunday.

Daniel Lane 10:00 PM   Wests Tigers captain Robbie Farah says he has no regrets about helping convince star fullback James Tedesco to backflip on a lucrative deal with Canberra last year even though it risked bruising his relationship with Raiders coach Ricky Stuart.

Mills ignites NBA title ambition

Patrick "Patty" Mills at Canberra Stadium with the NBA trophy last year.

Chris Dutton 11:00 PM   NBA championship-winner Patrick Mills says an injury interrupted season has lit the fire for his dreams of winning back to back titles with the San Antonio Spurs.

Are the Brumbies' title ambitions in tatters?

Dejected Brumbies on the bench after the 13-8 loss.

David Polkinghorne 11:08 PM   There must be serious question marks over the ACT Brumbies' title credentials after their woeful loss to the Melbourne ​​Rebels at Canberra Stadium on Saturday night.

Cronk has Storm players singing in rain

Hard yards: Jordan McLean of the Storm.

Roy Ward 10:38 PM   On a night where skills created an absorbing contest, it was always going to take a moment of brilliance to win the day.

Franklin masterclass sees Swans down Giants

Leading the line: Lance Franklin.

David Sygall 12:00 AM   A Lance Franklin-led Swans produced a masterclass in composure and effectiveness going forward to defeat cross-town rivals Greater Western Sydney in a spirited derby.

Bruton hits the streets for basketball makeover

Former Canberra NBL Hall of Famer Cal Bruton, playing with sons, Dante, 8, and Brooklyn, 11, will host a tournament at Westside Acton Park.

Chris Dutton 11:24 PM   Cal Bruton takes to the streets as Nick Kyrgios gets his season back on track.

Hayman backs Bling for Amstel Gold

Michael Matthews is a good chance to win the  the Amstel Gold Race in Holland.

David Polkinghorne   Orica-GreenEDGE captain Mathew Hayman says Michael Matthews' disappointment and hunger will help drive him to win the Amstel Gold Race in Holland on Sunday.

Experienced Bulls too strong in second half

David Howell is held up by Belconnen defence.

Jon Tuxworth 8:36 PM   As far as coaching apprenticeships are concerned, there's few better to learn from than Melbourne Storm mentor Craig Bellamy. 

Salter outscores Eastlake

Sport.  NEAFL, Ainslie Vs Eastlake at Ainslie Oval. Ainslie player Nick Salter takes a kick at goal.  18 April 2015.  Canberra Times photo by Jeffrey Chan.

David Polkinghorne 8:32 PM   Ainslie forward Nick Salter is making a habit of kicking big bags of goals against Eastlake, his haul of 14 almost double the Demons' total score at Alan Ray Oval on Saturday.

League HQ

Referees rob Tigers of chance to win with five tackle set

Let down by refs: West Tigers captain Robbie Farah in action against the Raiders.

Michael Chammas 7:07 PM   The Wests Tigers were robbed of an opportunity to snatch victory against the Raiders on Sunday afternoon, with revelations they were denied a tackle in the dying minutes of Sunday's match.

Tigers want flexibility around Leichhardt Oval

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 19: A Tigers fan shows his colours during the round seven NRL match between the Wests Tigers and the Canberra Raiders at Leichhardt Oval on April 19, 2015 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)

Michael Chammas 6:44 PM   The Wests Tigers have 10 days to decide whether to agree to a lease from Leichhardt Council that would lock the club into a minimum of four games a season at the iconic Leichhardt Oval.

CANBERRA RAIDERS NEWS

Rugby Heaven

Foley steps up to lead Waratahs' resurgence in Wellington

Bernard Foley of the Waratahs lines up a kick during his team's clash with the Hurricanes.

Georgina Robinson 8:23 PM   NSW five-eighth Bernard Foley was a man under pressure heading into last week's clash with the unbeaten Hurricanes.

White will push for Brumbies return as club battles to get season on track

Brumbies halfback Nic White in action.

Chris Dutton 5:12 PM   Injured ACT Brumbies scrumhalf Nic White will push himself in a bid to prove his fitness and make a Super Rugby comeback against the Otago Highlanders on Friday night.

ACT BRUMBIES NEWS

Cricket

Pakistan paceman Ehsan Adil injured

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5:39 PM   Pakistan's cricket team have suffered another injury on their tour of Bangladesh after paceman Ehsan Adil was ruled out due to a hamstring injury, an official said on Saturday.

Windies drop spinner Benn for second Test

Disappointing show in first Test: Sulieman Benn.

5:27 PM   The West Indies have left out spinner Sulieman Benn from their 14-man squad announced on Saturday for the second Test against England in Grenada.

AFL

Live: Eagles v Dockers

Nathan Fyfe of the Dockers gathers a low ball before Dom Sheed of the Eagles has a chance to do so.

4:42 PM   Follow the derby action live as Fremantle go head-to-head with West Coast.

Aish's departure not 'rocket science': Swann

James Aish.

Ronny Lerner 5:42 PM   Brisbane Lions CEO Greg Swann says "you don't have to be a rocket scientist" to work out that star youngster James Aish will leave the club at the end of the year.

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Soccer

Former Socceroos' rise to power could herald new era

Michael Cockerill

Michael Cockerill 8:05 PM   Buried by salary cap scandals and World Cup draws, the news that former Socceroo Kimon Taliadoros was recently elected as the new president of Football Federation Victoria barely rated a mention.

Maclaren hat-trick guides Glory to victory

Jamie Maclaren is congratulated by teammate Michael Thwaite after scoring.

7:50 PM   Perth Glory have beaten a 10-man Melbourne City 3-1 at nib Stadium thanks to a Jamie Maclaren hat-trick.

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ACT Sport

Hockey

Wests draw level with Central, but still have point to prove

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David Polkinghorne 8:27 PM   Western District pushed reigning premiers Central to a 4-all draw, but coach Adam Baxter says Wests still need to prove to themselves and the competition they are worthy of being considered Capital League 1 finals contenders.

Soccer

Grand final flashbacks for Canberra FC

Sport. Men's Premier League match at Deakin Oval between Canberra FC (red tops) and Belconnen FC (blue tops). Niko Kresic is congratulated after kicking the first of his two goals.
April 19th 2015
The Canberra Times
Photograph by Graham Tidy.

David Polkinghorne 7:24 PM   Belconnen United provide another scare for Deakin-based club.

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Horse Racing

Keep an eye on Our Boy Malachi in Brisbane's winter carnival

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Rob Waterhouse 7:20 PM   Saturday's star was Hall Mark Stakes winner Our Boy Malachi. His trainer, John O'Sing, sensibly recognised his future was down south and sent him to the Hawkes stable late last year.  

The pitch of Pavarotti, the swing of Sinatra, the touch of Cassidy

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Max Presnell 7:15 PM   Mistakes, they made a few. And then there was Jimmy Cassidy, who, as always, did it very much his way.

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Brumbies vs Rebels

The ACT Brumbies take on the Melbourne Rebels at GIO Stadium in Canberra in round 10 of the Super Rugby.

Easts vs Uni-Norths

Easts and Uni-Norths clash in the John I Dent Cup at GIO Stadium.

Gungahlin vs West Belconnen

West Belconnen and Gungahlin clash at Gungahlin Enclosed Oval in local first grade rugby league.

NEAFL: Ainslie vs Eastlake

Ainslie and Eastlake clash at Ainslie Oval in round 2 of the NEAFL.

Kimlin's brutal tackle on Leigh Halfpenny

Former Brumby Peter Kimlin is still doing his bit for the Wallabies.

Jordan Spieth wins US Masters

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2015 US Masters: Final round

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Storm ruins Tilse's day

Melbourne ruined Dane Tilse's 200th appearance and his final home game for Canberra.

Raiders vs Storm

The Canberra Raiders clash with Melbourne Storm at Canberra's GIO Stadium in round 6 of the NRL.

Bombers pip Hawks by two points

Essendon stuns Hawthorn, with a gutsy display of pressure football .