Latest ACT sport stories

Dominant Cavalry on fire up north

Jon Tuxworth 10:30 PM   The Canberra Cavalry have climbed to second on the ABL ladder after three wins in a row in Brisbane.


Century partnership gives Eastlake handy total

Eastlake's Adam Tett hits out during the match against Weston Creek.

Lee Gaskin 7:56 PM   Eastlake's Douglas Cup match with Weston Creek Molonglo is evenly poised after the first day of play at Kingston Oval.


Meteors fall to Fire despite Mack's maiden century

A century to Katie Mack wasn't enough to steer the Meteors to victory against Queensland.

Lee Gaskin 6:27 PM   ACT Meteors opening batter Katie Mack scores her maiden century in five-wicket loss to the Queensland Fire.

Floros turns the Heat up on Thunder

Jason Floros will swap his Thunder colours for the blue of Brisbane Heat's in tonight's opener.

Lee Gaskin 7:00 PM   Canberra all-rounder Jason Floros will face his former team the Sydney Thunder in his first game for the Brisbane Heat.

United's magnificent seven aim for second title

Nicole Begg is one of seven survivors from United's 2011-12 championship.

Lee Gaskin 4:59 PM   Canberra United has the edge over minor premiers Perth Glory in grand final experience heading into Sunday's decider at NIB Stadium.

Saturday Serve

Turning back on marquee players is madness

Chris Wilson headshot

Chris Wilson   Putting a cap of marquee on import players would be professional suicide for the ACT Brumbies.


MacDonald doesn't fall far from the tree

Wests cricketer, Blake MacDonald, with his father, former
district cricket all rounder, Darryle MacDonald, at Manuka Oval.

Lee Gaskin   Promising opening batsman Blake MacDonald is following in the footsteps of his dad Darryle, a former Canberra Comets all-rounder and life member of Wests/UC.

O'Neill packs a punch despite heart murmur

A heart murmur hasn't deterred Georgia O'Neill from chasing her boxing dream.

Chris Dutton   Canberra boxing hopeful Georgia O'Neill will be given a chance to impress after heart murmur setback.


Britt brings up century of WNCL games

ACT Meteors captain Kris Britt will play her 100th Women's National Cricket League game on Saturday.

Lee Gaskin   ACT Meteors captain Kris Britt playing her 100th Women's National Cricket League 50-over game on Sautrday.

Kyrgios ready to take next step

Nick Kyrgios

Chris Dutton   Nick Kyrgios is out to prove he is no one-match wonder when the Australian summer of tennis begins.

Australian Football

AFL Canberra competition undergoes revamp

Eastlake and Ainslie will field teams in the AFL Canberra first-grade competition.

Lee Gaskin   The AFL Canberra competition has been restructured featuring six teams following changes to the North East Australian Football League.


Asian Cup organisers assure tight security in place

Asian Cup organisers says they have placed the utmost importance on security.

Jon Tuxworth   Asian Cup boss Michael Brown is adamant the safety of players, fans and officials attending next month's tournament is their utmost priority, but admitted the Martin Place tragedy "makes you rethink and revisit" the security plans put in place.


United coach eyes title with future in balance

Canberra United coach Elisabeth Migchelsen.

Lee Gaskin   Canberra United coach Elisabeth Migchelsen is hoping to go out on a high with a W-League championship as she weighs up her future.


Back to the future as Jackson makes comeback

Lauren Jackson models the new-look Canberra Capitals uniform.

Chris Dutton   Champion basketballer Lauren Jackson will play her first game in 11 months as Kristen Veal celebrates her 350th game on Friday night.


Powell makes it magnificent seven at national championships

Sue Powell

Lee Gaskin   Canberra cyclist Sue Powell claimed a remarkable seventh straight C4 national time trial title at the para-cycling Track National Championships at the Melbourne velodrome on Thursday.


Cavalry pitcher gets All Star win

Tristan Crawford of the Canberra Cavalry whips one in from the pitchers mound.

Lee Gaskin   Canberra Cavalry pitcher Tristan Crawford is in top form for this weekend's series against the Brisbane Bandits, picking up the win in the Australian Baseball League All Star game.


Sykes soaring towards second W-League title

Canberra United striker Ashleigh Sykes.

Lee Gaskin   Canberra United striker Ashleigh Sykes can cap off a terrific season with a W-League championship and selection in the Matildas squad.


Churchland shoulders load after eventful season

Kira Churchland is ready to shoulder the load this season.

Lee Gaskin   ACT Meteors all-rounder Kira Churchland has recovered from two shoulder injuries, rib cartilage damage and a car crash in an eventual past 12 months.

What a catch: angler lands 56 redfin from Lake Burley Griffin

Bryan Pratt   Fishing tips around the ACT region with Bryan Pratt.


Canberra's dozen dive into the Big Bash League

Will Sheridan crosses town to the Melbourne Stars in 2014-2015.

Lee Gaskin   Canberra players will be scattered across the country in the Big Bash League, with a dozen spread across the eight teams.