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 8:12 PM   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

Eventually you have to leave the past in the past

Phil Gould

Phil Gould 8:39 AM   OK rugby league fans, I have a couple of options for you to consider. Which would you prefer?

Hopoate’s heart goes out to brother in jail

Opening up: Will Hopoate.

Daniel Lane 1:39 AM   Parramatta star William Hopoate wants his brother Jamil to get a second chance when he gets out of prison.

CANBERRA RAIDERS NEWS

Rugby Heaven

Bernard Foley returns to his best

Paul Cully dinkus Dinkus

Paul Cully 11:23 AM   The Japan-bound Waratah showed in Wellington why he is clearly the first-choice Wallabies No.10.

Ugly victory lifts Bulls to second in Super Rugby

Francois Hougaard  scored the only try for the Bulls.

10:02 AM   The Bulls rose four places to second in the Super Rugby standings after an ugly 17-10 victory on Saturday at fellow South Africans the Sharks.

ACT BRUMBIES NEWS

Cricket

Windies hold on for draw after Anderson breaks record

Alastair Cook (R), the captain of England, alongside Denesh Ramdin, the captain of the West Indies, at the end of the match.

1:02 AM   Jason Holder struck his maiden first-class century to lead West Indies to a draw in the first Test in Antigua after James Anderson had become England's leading Test wicket-taker.

Clarke: No point to prove in Twenty20

Michael Clarke will captain the Melbourne Stars for the next two seasons.

Daniel Cherny   New Melbourne Stars captain Michael Clarke doesn't think he has a point to prove in Twenty20 cricket and says he is looking forward to the "challenge" of making history with the side.

AFL

Riewoldt 'no certainty' for next week

Nick Riewoldt is interviewed prior to the Friday's match after pulling out due to soreness.

Matt Murnane 7:07 PM   Nick Riewoldt is no certainty to play in St Kilda's marquee Anzac Day match against Carlton in New Zealand amid fears he re-injured his calf on Friday.

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Soccer

Federici leaves the field in tears after FA Cup extra-time howler

Adam Federici is consoled by manager Steve Clarke at the end of the match.

Mike Collett 12:00 PM   Reading manager Steve Clarke and Arsenal counterpart Arsene Wenger sympathised with Reading's Australian goalkeeper Adam Federici whose horrendous mistake in extra time gifted Alexis Sanchez the winning goal in the FA Cup semi-final on Saturday.

Messi nets 400th goal for Barcelona

Barcelona's Lionel Messi (right) has scored 400 goals for Barcelona.

11:52 AM   Lionel Messi scored the 400th goal of his Barcelona career as the Catalans beat Champions League-chasing Valencia 2-0 at the Camp Nou on Saturday.

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ACT Sport

Uni-Norths Owls aim high after hard-fought win

Paula Katao of Uni-Norths.

Chris Dutton 8:14 PM   Local rugby match report Uni-Norths Owls v Easts

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Horse Racing

Luck of the Irish for Snowdens as Dublin Lass surprises

Pretty in pink: Hugh Bowman rides Dublin Lass to victory at Randwick.

Chris Roots 1:44 AM   There was a surprise for punters and the Snowden stable when Dublin Lass scored first-up on Saturday.

Anzac Day race meeting could be moved

Uncertain: Jim Cassidy rides Dissident to win race 6 at Royal Randwick.

Chris Roots 9:34 PM   Chief steward Ray Murrihy is canvassing options for moving next Saturday's Anzac Day races from Randwick after concerns about condition of the course proper.

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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

American Jordan Spieth continues his record-breaking week to win the US Masters by four-shots.

2015 US Masters: Final round

All the action from the final round of the 2015 US Masters at Augusta National Golf Club.

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 .