T-Day for Brumbies

David Polkinghorne 10:09 PM   Wallabies centre Tevita Kuridrani will give the ACT Brumbies a              much-needed selection boost if he gets through training on Tuesday.

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Giants aim for 10,000 Canberra members

The GWS Giants are aiming to secure 10,000 Canberra members.

David Polkinghorne 10:07 PM   Greater Western Sydney chief executive David Matthews has set the ambitious goal of having 10,000 Canberra-based members by 2018, which would put the AFL club on a par with the Canberra Raiders and ACT Brumbies.

Stuart says team ''needs to cop medicine''

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 19: Raiders coach Ricky Stuart watches on 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)

Jon Tuxworth 8:07 AM   Canberra Raiders coach Ricky Stuart has urged his players to avoid getting too swept up in the euphoria of their stunning fightback against Wests Tigers, adamant they will focus on fixing the errors that  forced them to come from behind. 

Tilse anoints young bulls as worthy successors

Raiders Blake Austin and Dane Tilse of the Raiders celebrate beating the Tigers on Sunday.

Jon Tuxworth 9:54 PM   He has flown to England for a fresh start, but departed Canberra Raiders veteran Dane Tilse believes he's timed his exit perfectly with young props Paul Vaughan and Shannon Boyd ready to take off. 

ASADA will not appeal

ASADA CEO Ben McDevitt.

Michael Gleeson and Jon Pierik 7:52 PM   While Australia's anti-doping body has opted not to appeal the "Essendon 34" case, former World Anti-Doping Agency president John Fahey has warned there have been "a number of times" when the world body has still sought a prosecution.

Sharks reign against Rabbitohs in the wet

Chris Heighington

Michael Carayannis 3:57 AM   NRL match almost called off because of conditions, but the Sharks manage to get up 18-10 at Cronulla.

Foran won't renege on Parramatta deal

Kieran Foran of the Sea Eagles will move to the Eels.

Michael Chammas 10:51 PM   While Daly Cherry-Evans tried to end speculation about a potential backflip on his Titans deal, Kieran Foran ensured Eels fans he won't be having a change of heart.

New AA head coach positive for Canberra

Tim Parravicini and coach, Craig Hilliard.

Lee Gaskin 8:12 PM   If Canberra's good enough for Jamie Oliver, then it's good enough for Australia's elite athletes.

Buchanan wins BMX gold in Manchester

Caroline Buchanan on the podium.

9:50 PM   Australian Caroline Buchanan has made a cracking start to the international BMX season, winning the first round of the BMX Supercross World Cup series in Manchester.

Powell records clean sweep at national titles

Canberra para-cyclist Sue Powell won the C4 road race and time trial at the para-cycling road national championships in Adelaide last weekend.

Lee Gaskin 9:46 PM   Canberra para-cyclist Sue Powell is determined to return to the top at this year's world championships after recording a clean sweep at the national titles.

FFA says Sage responsible for Glory breaches

Lack of awareness: Perth Glory owner Tony Sage.

Dominic Bossi 10:12 PM   Perth Glory chairman Tony Sage will not be exonerated from the salary cap scandal after Football Federation of Australia ruled his club was guilty of a "complete breakdown in proper corporate governance" for the series of breaches that ended the club's push for a first A-League title.

League HQ

Michael Ennis labels Sharks win as 'bravest' of his career

Chris Heighington

Michael Carayannis 6:50 AM   Michael Ennis called it the bravest win of his career. Shane Flanagan said his Sharks officials checked "everyone could swim" before the game went on. It was that sort of performance for the Sharks, one that could help shape their season.

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Rugby Heaven

Betham signs for Leicester Tigers

Heading for the exit: Peter Betham.

7:27 AM   Waratahs winger Peter Betham will leave the NSW side at the end of the Super Rugby season to join English club Leicester.

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Australian rugby calling on fans

Bill Pulver

Rupert Guinness 9:35 PM   Concern remains for many within Australian grassroots rugby as the ARU calls on fans to help them out.

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Pietersen 'flattered' by Waugh blast

Flattered: Kevin Pietersen.

9:36 AM   Kevin Pietersen has admitted to being "flattered" at the interest shown in him by Steve Waugh after the Australia great told England to steer clear of giving the controversial batsman a Test recall.

Sri Lanka accuses ICC of 'grave disruption'


9:34 AM   Sri Lanka's cricket board has accused the world governing body of "gravely" disrupting the sport in the island by withholding its share of proceeds from World Cup tournaments.


Suns confirm Ablett has re-signed

Re-signed: Gary Ablett.

9:44 AM   Gold Coast have re-signed Gary Ablett to a three-year contract extension, keeping the dual Brownlow medallist at the club until the end of the 2018 AFL season.

ASADA will not appeal tribunal verdicts

ASADA CEO Ben McDevitt.

Michael Gleeson and Jon Pierik 7:52 PM   ASADA will not appeal the not guilty findings against 34 past and present Essendon players but has urged the world anti-doping body to take the matter direct to the CAS.



Penalties 2.0: Introducing the dizzy spot-kick

Spin Citt:

Richard Shute 11:45 AM   The rules are simple - players spin around a pole for a nauseating 20 rotations before attempting a regulation penalty kick, and the results are uploaded to social media for the delight of strangers.

Verona pip Fiorentina with last-minute goal

Verona's Mounir Obbadi, left, scores against Fiorentina.

10:11 AM   Mounir Obbadi came off the bench to score his maiden Serie A goal in the final minute as Verona dented Fiorentina's hopes of securing a place in the Europa League next season with a 1-0 victory


ACT Sport


Brown building momentum on Canberra Pro-Am circuit

Anthony Brown will be playing in the Queanbeyan Pro-Am on Tuesday.

Lee Gaskin 10:10 PM   Reigning NSW Open champion Anthony Brown says the strength of fields in the Canberra leg of the Australian Pro-Am circuit are as strong as any state championship.

Bling's Amstel bronze

michael matthews

David Polkinghorne 10:01 PM   Orica-GreenEDGE young gun Michael Matthews has claimed his second Spring Classics podium in a month.


Horse Racing

Stayer Oncidium Ruler in test for St Leger

Horse Racing generic.

8:01 PM   A track gallop on Tuesday will determine the immediate path for lightly raced stayer Oncidium Ruler.

Under clouds: worn wet Randwick given green light

Tough on the track: Brenton Avdulla rides Rugged Cross to win race 8 at Randwick on Saturday.

Adam Pengilly 4:19 PM   Randwick's course proper has copped a hammering after a wet autumn carnival, but officials have made a decision about the problematic meeting on Saturday.


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.

Belconnen FC vs Canberra FC

Canberra FC nearly blew a three-goal lead against Belconnen.

Canberra Hockey: United vs UC

United take on UC at the Lyneham Hockey Fields.

Geelong opens account with narrow win

Injury-ravaged Geelong hang on for a nine-point win over Suns.

'We were lucky with keeper's mistake'

Arsenal have booked their place in their second straight FA Cup final.

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.