Giants give Suns 'windburn' on way past

David Polkinghorne 10:01 PM   Greater Western Sydney haven't just gone past the Gold Coast Suns, they've "given them windburn" on the way past, according to former Brisbane Bear Matthew Campbell.

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South Sydney Rabbitohs v Canberra Raiders

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 20:  Greg Inglis of Souths is tackled by Ricky Leutele of the Sharks during the round seven NRL match between the Cronulla Sharks and the South Sydney Rabbitohs at Remondis Stadium on April 20, 2015 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Renee McKay/Getty Images)

Matt Bungard   Follow full live coverage of the clash between South Sydney Rabbitohs and Canberra Raiders.

Croker and Fensom in running

Country coach Trent Barrett has guaranteed Jack Wighton a place in his team to play City.

Jon Tuxworth 8:22 PM   Country Origin coach Trent Barrett has guaranteed Canberra Raiders Jack Wighton and Paul Vaughan will retain their spots, but the fate of Jarrod Croker and Shaun Fensom could rest in the hands of the Australia selectors.

David Pocock and all that jazz

Jon Tuxworth dinkus

Jon Tuxworth 9:48 PM   Locker Room: The best of Canberra sport, from grassroots to gossip.

Aitken hits back at Roosters over penalty

'His shoulder hit me in the face': Euan Aitken was adamant he had been fouled by Jared Waerea-Hargreaves.

Brad Walter 8:53 PM   Dragons rookie Euan Aitken denies accusations of diving by Roosters prop Jared Waerea-Hargreaves and coach Trent Robinson

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Hodges flags representative retirement     

Time to go: Justin Hodges is ready to call it a day in rep football.

Phil Lutton 11:26 PM   Brisbane centre Justin Hodges says this will be his final year of representative rugby league and has told Australian selectors he's primed to go out with a win if selected in the side to face New Zealand in Friday's Anzac Test.

Collingwood's grit sees them through

On song: The Magpies  celebrate yet another rousing Anzac Day victory over the Bombers.

Jake Niall 8:45 PM   This particular Anzac Day wasn't an exceptional spectacle. The pre-game routines were exactly that.

Panetta double closes door on Gungahlin

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FFA Centre of Excellence v Gungahlin soccer at the AIS
FFA's Duro Dragicevic makes a save. 
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Photo: Rohan Thomson
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Lee Gaskin 9:18 PM   FFA Centre of Excellence FFA COE displayed their class with an impressive 3-1 victory against Gungahlin United at the AIS on Saturday as exciting Queensland midfielder Nicholas Panetta put away a brace.

Brave fight back to take season opener

Brave's Scott Pitt.

Lee Gaskin 10:00 PM   The Canberra Brave twice came from a goal down to get its Australian Ice Hockey League campaign off to the perfect start, beating the Sydney Bears 4-2 on Saturday night.

Freak injury puts Turner out for six months

Kookaburras striker Glenn Turner will miss the next six months with a torn pectoral muscle.

Lee Gaskin 9:24 PM   A freak injury usually associated with rugby league has put an untimely bump in the road in front of Kookaburras striker Glenn Turner ahead of next year's Olympic Games.

Ainslie Hiep on the Anzac spirit against Lions

Ainslie's Josh Bennett booted seven goals.

David Polkinghorne 9:45 PM   On duty at Gallipoli, Ainslie defender Jake Hiep sent a message for his teammates to "play like brothers" and they did exactly that in their seven-point victory over the Brisbane Lions in Brisbane on Anzac Day.

League HQ

Peachey clinches victory for Panthers over Sharks

Magic Moylan: Panthers fullback Matt Moylan in action against the Sharks.

Chris Barrett 4:17 PM   Tyrone Peachey, nephew of one of Cronulla's favourite sons and briefly a Sharks first-grader himself, has come back to bite his former side at Pepper Stadium, scoring the match winner for Penrith in a closely fought contest on Sunday afternoon.

Taumalolo ruled out of test match

Out of action: Jason Taumalolo has been ruled out of the test match.

3:33 PM   Jason Taumalolo has been ruled out next week's Test against Australia.

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Rugby Heaven

Test honours await Debreczeni and Stirzaker: McGahan

Rising star: Rebels halfback Nic Stirzaker.

1:15 PM   Melbourne coach Tony McGahan lauded Jack Debreczeni and Nic Stirzaker as Wallabies in waiting after the young Rebels almost orchestrated one of the great Super Rugby boilovers.

Big guns go down in Top 14

French five-eighth Frederic Michalak spins the ball wide against the Wallabies.

9:57 AM   French Top 14 leading two teams Toulon and Clermont suffered shock defeats on Saturday just a week before they collide in the European Champions Cup final.

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Cricket

Doran happy to show he can live up to hype

Heading south: Rising star Jake Doran.

Daniel Lane 4:19 PM   Sydney Thunder young gun Jake Doran believes his performances for the Australian under-19 cricket team in the recent series against England proved he could play under "stress".

Anderson triggers Windies collapse

The destroyer: James Anderson

9:50 AM   England ended a wait of two-and-a-half years and 10 matches for Test success away from home with a nine-wicket win over the West Indies in the second Test on Saturday.

AFL

Live: Brisbane v West Coast

CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 25: James Stewart of the Giants takes a mark during the round four AFL match between the Greater Western Sydney Giants and the Gold Coast Suns at StarTrack Oval on April 25, 2015 in Canberra, Australia.  (Photo by Mark Nolan/Getty Images)

12:52 PM   Follow the action live from the Gabba as Brisbane host the Eagles.

Port turn on the power against Hawthorn

Travis Boak of the Power clears the ball from the centre during the match against Hawthorn on Saturday.

Ashley Porter 12:09 AM   Port Adelaide on Saturday produced its most stunning opening to a game ever, flooring Hawthorn and producing further proof the current champions are not invincible.

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Soccer

City shocker puts heat on Van 't Schip to turn things round quickly

John Van 't Schip was puzzled by  Melbourne City's performance.

Michael Lynch 4:24 PM   If ever Melbourne City coach John Van 't Schip is going to earn his wages it will be over the next few days as he tries to turn his inconsistent side around in time to be competitive in the A-League finals.

Wanderers fans may face bans after police clash

A flare is lit amongst Wanderers fans during the round 27 A-League match between the Western Sydney Wanderers and Perth Glory at Pirtek Stadium /

Sebastian Hassett 3:37 PM   Football Federation Australia will fully co-operate with a NSW police investigation into crowd disturbances involving Western Sydney Wanderers' fans on Saturday night but says the club itself will not punished.

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ACT Sport

Apprentice Collins breaks through with Bond Of Faith

Jared Dorrington.

Jared Dorrington 9:34 PM   Bond Of Faith had placed five times from 17 starts, but it took confidence in an apprentice jockey to steer the daughter of Dubleo to her maiden win.

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Horse Racing

Moor off to Mauritius after winning St Leger Stakes

In charge: Authoritarian races to victory for Daniel Moor in the VRC St Leger.

Andrew Garvey 12:58 AM   Tonight Daniel Moor heads to Mauritius to take up a riding contract and in Saturday’s St Leger Stakes (2800m) at Flemington, his rival jockeys gave him a going away present when they allowed him to dictate terms on Authoritarian, before scoring a runaway win.

Apprentice Collins breaks through with Bond Of Faith

Jared Dorrington.

Jared Dorrington 9:34 PM   Bond Of Faith had placed five times from 17 starts, but it took confidence in an apprentice jockey to steer the daughter of Dubleo to her maiden win.

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GWS register biggest win

Gold Coast slumps to its fourth straight loss, while the Greater Western Sydney Giants register their biggest win.

GWS Giants vs Gold Coast Suns

GWS Giants take on the Gold Coast Suns at Manuka Oval in Canberra.

Soccer: FFA Centre of Excellence vs Gungahlin

FFA Centre of Excellence take on Gungahlin at the AIS in Bruce.

Ice Hockey: Canberra Brave vs Sydney Bears

Canberra Brave tale on the Sydney Bears in the first round of the Australian Ice Hockey League championship at the Phillip Ice Skating Centre.

Brumbies vs Highlanders 

The ACT Brumbies take on the Highlanders at GIO Stadium in Bruce, Canberra.

Sport helps Anzac spirit live on

Matthew Narracott is proof of the power of Anzac Day combining with sport commercial opportunity.

Shinn gives field the bum steer

Blake Shinn tried his pants off on on Miss Royale. Literally.

Wests Tigers robbed of crucial sixth tackle 

It is the mistake that could have cost them the game.

Tigers and Raiders clash in thriller

Raiders produce epic comeback to stunt he Tigers 30-22.

Woden Valley Rams vs Queanbeyan Blues

Rams push Blues all the way in tight Canberra Raiders Cup battle.