CHRIS DUTTON 10:00pm Could seeing Socceroos star Carl Valeri playing in Canberra become a regular fixture?
ADRIAN PROSZENKO 5:42pm If South Sydney required any further motivation to break a 43-year premiership drought, it will come on Wednesday when Merritt officially announces his retirement.
JON TUXWORTH 5:06pm Nick Kyrgios and Patty Mills have been nominated for the Australian Sports Hall of Fame's 'The Don' award.
MICHAEL CHAMMAS 11:30pm Adam Reynolds says the Rabbitohs were left with a sick feeling in their stomachs after the preliminary final loss last year, knowing they had not been able to secure the win for their coach, who lost his mother the previous night.
BRAD WALTER 6:59pm South Sydney players have made a pact not to publicly discuss the team's elimination in the past two preliminary finals, the club's 43-year premiership drought or the possibility of a historic NRL grand final appearance.
BRAD WALTER 5:17pm Rookie Sydney Roosters prop Dylan Napa will have the opportunity to push for a shock Australian call-up when he returns from suspension in Friday night's preliminary final.
MICHAEL CHAMMAS 10:53pm Jamal Idris knows Canterbury fans have long memories. Which is why he also knows Jamie Soward will be public enemy No.1 when the Panthers take on the Bulldogs on Saturday night.
MICHAEL CHAMMAS 9:22pm There's an eight week period in the middle of the season that is a blur to Adam Docker, who was one concussion away from potentially being forced to sit out the rest of the season.
11:16pm Departing back-rower Glenn Stewart says Manly's veteran core is not trying to take sole responsible for the NRL club's famed culture, and insists the young stars can carry on their legacy.
Ian McCullough 5:09pm After six years of winding up opponents in the blue and white of Canterbury, skipper Michael Ennis could walk off ANZ Stadium for the final time as a Bulldogs player this weekend.
ADRIAN PROSZENKO 6:17pm Just when you thought it couldn’t get worse for Cronulla, jerseys belonging to Michael Gordon were stolen from the car of teammate Eric Grothe Jnr.
ANDREW WU 6:55pm Lance Franklin is a man with a long-term deal and a short-term goal, and he could be days away from the instant success he craves.
CHRIS WILSON 5:45pm Legend Stephen Silvagni is convinced Jack Steele will be drafted into the AFL this year.
DANIEL CHERNY 10:16am It is the grand final week selection dilemma which has opinions split, and Sam Mitchell says he does not envy those charged with making the final call on Hawthorn teammate Cyril Rioli.
Ronny Lerner 1:12am Bombers legend Tim Watson says every other club would fight tooth and nail to clear their names as Essendon has done.
MATT MURNANE 11:56pm Hawthorn v Sydney is kind of like Australia's "Untouchables" cricket team (Hawks) versus the World XI (Sydney).
PETER HANLON 6:48pm It can seem at times like modern AFL football doesn't do humility, which made Matthew Priddis a Brownlow winner to savour.
SEBASTIAN HASSETT 6:37pm For the briefest of moments, it looked as though Josh Kennedy and Lance Franklin could be about to share the game's biggest individual honour.
5:27pm West Coast coach Adam Simpson has laughed off Matt Priddis winning the Brownlow Medal without making the AFL All-Australian team.
Mark Ogden 1:16pm Louis van Gaal has cast doubt over Wayne Rooney's future as a striker at Manchester United with the manager admitting to being unimpressed by his performances in an advanced role this season.
8:25am Qatar will not host the World Cup in 2022, according to Theo Zwanziger, the German member on the executive committee of world football's governing body FIFA.
JON TUXWORTH 5:26pm Youth United playing Sydney FC another chance for side to show NYL credentials.
GEORGINA ROBINSON 1:09am Two-year transformation has turned South Africa into the most ferocious breakdown competitors in Test rugby.
Liam Napier 11:29am In a version of the catch cry ''we are not angry but disappointed'', two senior members of the All Blacks leadership group have expressed their sense of being let down by Aaron Cruden.
JON TUXWORTH 6:22pm They've been hit by injuries in key positions, but it hasn't dented the Canberra Vikings' confidence.
CHRIS WILSON 3:35pm ACT Comets coach Mark Higgs convinced pathway to elite level is as strong as it's ever been.
JON TUXWORTH 5:35pm New Basketball ACT boss trades soccer superstars for Australian sports 'sleeping giant'.
Cindy Boren A wide receiver for the East View Patriots of Georgetown, Texas, said it all, really, with a post-game interview to end all postgame interviews.
Canberra United take on Adelaide United in round two of the 2014/15 W-league season in Adelaide.
Scenes from the women's hockey grand final between St Patrick's and Central at the Lyneham Hockey Centre.
Some Australia's best cyclists turned out for the National Capital Tour, held between Old and New Parliament House.
Preliminary Final: Hawthorn 15-7-97 beat Port Adelaide 13-16-94.
Central took on Goulburn in the men's grand final.
Cooma Tigers took on Bonnyrigg White Eagles at the AIS.
All the grand final action at Canberra Stadium in Bruce.
W-League round one action at Campbelltown Sports Stadium.
Hocky ACT women's first grade preliminary final in Lyneham.
Belconnen United v ACTAS at McKellar Park, Canberra.
Belconnen United beats Canberra FC in thriller at Deakin Stadium.
Goulburn takes on Old Canberrans at Lyneham Hockey Centre.
Queanbeyan Blues take victory over Goulburn Workers Bulldogs.
All the first grade women's hockey action at Lyneham.
Raiders end the year on a high against Eels at GIO Stadium.
Preliminary final action of Capital Football National Premier League.
National Rugby Championship action from Vikings Park.
Les McIntyre awards night held at The Roos Club, Queanbeyan.
Queanbeyan take on Goulburn in the preliminary final.
Canberra Grammar take on St Edmunds at Viking Park.
Canberra NPL elimination final at Deakin Stadium.
Central take on St Pats at the National Hockey Centre.
NRL Round 25: Raiders defeat the Tigers at Canberra Stadium.
The ACT Brumbies end of season Ball was held on Saturday.
Action from the National Premier League qualifying final at McKellar.
Canberra takes on Cronulla at Remondis Stadium, Sydney.