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Canberra's triple sporting treat as codes combine

Chris Dutton 3:44 PM   Canberra's sporting codes are set to unite for a "triple whammy" of events next year which could open the door for a golden ticket to the ACT Brumbies, Raiders and Black Opal race day.

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Brumbies break with two decades of tradition

A closer look at the ACT Brumbies' 2016 Super Rugby jersey, which was launched on Tuesday.

Chris Dutton 11:44 AM   The ACT Brumbies are taking bold step into the future, scrapping the strip they've worn for majority of their Super Rugby history.

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Himmelberg taps into Stevie J's premiership knowledge

GWS Giants recruits Jacob Hopper, Harrison Himmelberg, Matthew Flynn, Matthew Kennedy arrive for pre-season AFL training.

Chris Dutton 7:00 PM   GWS Giants recruit Harrison Himmelberg will work with three-time premiership player Steve Johnson to fast-track his AFL development.

The Canberra teenager who made Brad Haddin jealous

Brad Haddin

Chris Dutton 5:10 PM   Brad Haddin won a World Cup, scored 23 first class centuries and played 66 Tests. But he couldn't do what Owen has done.

Haddin backs pink-ball Test and Nevill after Adelaide thriller

"Everything I have done over the last couple of months is making sure I am up for this series and if I wasn't getting better I would have retired": Brad Haddin.

Chris Dutton 8:00 PM   Former Australia vice-captain Brad Haddin has declared day-night Test matches "a massive success", adding his replacement Peter Nevill now "feels at home" as the team's wicket-keeper.

Familar foes square off for one-day title

Weston Creek Molonglo batsman Harry Medhurst scored 77 from 60 balls in Sunday's semi-final against Wests/UC at Jamison Oval.

Lee Gaskin   Weston Creek Molonglo will be aiming for revenge in the Gallop Cup final after setting up a rematch of their thrilling Twenty20 decider.

First female cricketer in ACT men's first-grade competition

Kira Churchland became the first woman to play in the Cricket ACT first-grade competition in Sunday's Gallop Cup semi-final.

Lee Gaskin   ACT Meteors bowler Kira Churchland is the first woman to play in the 87-year history of the Cricket ACT men's first-grade competition.

Canberra United cruise to W-League win without Matildas stars

Canberra United's Ashleigh Sykes.

Chris Dutton   Canberra United showed no signs of weakness without their Matildas trio, beating the Wanderers 4-1 on Sunday.

Cavalry hitters go to town on Bite

Canberra Cavalry player Jason Leblebijian celebrates with teammates after scoring a run in Sunday's 12-7 win against Adelaide.

Lee Gaskin   It was a rough day for anyone named Aaron Thompson, but the Canberra Cavalry covered for their starting and closing pitchers to end their Sunday hoodoo.

Canberra Velocity women through to ATL finals as men crash out

Alison Bai helped lift the Canberra Velocity into the Asia-Pacific League finals.

The Canberra Velocity women's team has marched into the Asia-Pacific Tennis League finals after a 5-1 thumping of the Western Sydney Warriors on Sunday.

Millar's recharge mission aims for World Golf Championships

Canberra's Matt Millar hopes to refocus and aim for a spot at the World Golf Championships.

Chris Dutton   Canberra golfer Matt Millar hopes he can recharge and refocus in time to force his way up the Australian Order of Merit and earn a spot at the lucrative World Golf Championship.


Capitals add more pain to horror season

Capitals guard Abbey Wehrung played her guts out as Canberra slumped to a 10th consecutive loss.

Chris Dutton   The Canberra Capitals sit on the cusp of unwanted records and the longest losing streak in their history.


Cavalry's high-powered offence takes down Bite

Cavalry desiginated hitter Ryan Miller had three runs batted in in Saturday night's 9-1 win against the Adelaide Bite at the Narrabundah Ballpark.

Lee Gaskin   The Canberra Cavalry's high powered offence came to life with a late-game explosion to extend their lead at the top of the Australian Baseball League.


Millar wants to find form after tough week

Canberra's Matt Millar wants to find his rhythm in Sydney after slipping out of contention for the Australian Open.

Chris Dutton   Canberra's Matt Millar only needed to look at his scorecard to realise a week is a long time in golf.


Dean in doubt for Big Bash

Jono Dean plays a shot on the on side against Victoria.

Lee Gaskin   ACT Comets star Jono Dean will have scans on Monday to determine the extent of a finger injury that could put him in doubt for the start of the Big Bash League.


United back depth to cover Matildas stars

Canberra United defender Ellie Brush (left) challenges Sydney FC's Leena Khamis for the ball in last week's W-League game in Sydney.

Lee Gaskin   Canberra United defender Ellie Brush says the defending W-League champions can hold down the fort and secure a valuable three points without their trio of Matildas stars.


Velocity women confirm spot in ATL conference finals

Canberra Velocity's Alison Bai won her singles match against the Sunshine Coast Breakers on Saturday.

Lee Gaskin   The Canberra Velocity women's team has confirmed its spot in the Asia Pacific Tennis League conference finals after back to back wins in Sydney.


Eastlake aiming to learn from mistakes

Eastlake quick Michael Spaseski sends one down the wicket to Tuggeranong batsman Benji Floros last season.

Lee Gaskin   Eastlake captain Michael Spaseski believes his side has learnt from the experience of falling short of the one-day and two-day finals last season.

Former A-League4Canberra bid chief hesistant to deal with FFA again

A-League4Canberra bid leader Ivan Slavich writes out refund cheques for people who supported the bid.

Lee Gaskin   Former A-League4Canberra bid chief Ivan Slavich says he would be hesitant to deal with Football Federation Australia again unless it drastically changes its views on A-League expansion.


Olympic Games near miss inspires Canberra boxer

Canberra boxer Dave Toussaint ready for his fight on Saturday night.

Lee Gaskin   One lousy point was all that stopped Canberra boxer Dave Toussaint from fulfilling his Olympic Games dream.