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David Polkinghorne

David Polkinghorne is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

Belconnen United victory caps off Canberra premier league turnaruond

Monaro player Marco Gayer.

David Polkinghorne  Belconnen United has turned things around.

Ainslie coach calls for only one Canberra NEAFL team

David Polkinghorne  Ainslie coach Chris Rourke says Canberra only has enough talent for one NEAFL team.

Alopecia foundation backs Nick Kyrgios' brother

Controversial comments: Christos Kyrgios has found himself in hot water.

David Polkinghorne Australia's alopecia foundation says Christos Kyrgios has saved lives.

Stanislas Wawrinka allegedly 'put his hands on' Nick Kyrgios in Montreal change room

Controversial comments: Christos Kyrgios.

David Polkinghorne Christos Kyrgios says if he saw Wawrinka 'put his hands on' his brother 'I dare say he probably would have been withdrawing from the next couple of tournaments.'

Nick Kyrgios sledge of Stan Wawrinka due to previous bad blood, says Nill Kyrgios

MONTREAL, ON - AUGUST 12:  Nick Kyrgios of Australia hits a return against Stan Wawrinka of Switzerland during day three of the Rogers Cup at Uniprix Stadium on August 12, 2015 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.  (Photo by Minas Panagiotakis/Getty Images)

David Polkinghorne Nick Kyrgios' mum, Nill, admits it was "not a nice thing" her son said to opponent Stanislas Wawrinka, but she felt there was previous bad blood between the two that led to the comments.

More Beautiful and Beau Tirage back at Canberra

Canberra trainer Matthew Dale.

David Polkinghorne How with Matthew Dale and Keith Dryden's beauties fare at Canberra?

Canberra Cavalry make only selections in second ABL draft


David Polkinghorne Who did the Cavs add to their 2015-16 roster?

Canberra Cavalry look to strengthen Aussie stocks in ABL draft

The art of asking: Everyone needs a good pitch.

David Polkinghorne Plus new signings and who they're targeting in the ABL draft.

Opals star Lauren Jackson has Rio Olympics in her sights

Comeback trail: Lauren Jackson is desperate to win Olympic gold.

David Polkinghorne Can the Opals superstar get the one missing accolade?

Kofi Danning misses with Newcastle Jets, but hopes for FFA Cup springboard

Former Canberra junior Kofi Danning.

David Polkinghorne Can the Ghana-born Canberran re-ignite his career?

Gungahlin United hoping to upset Sydney Olympic's FFA Cup campaign

Gungahlin United's Shane Murray at Gungahlin Oval ahead of their match against Sydney Olympic in the FFA Cup.

David Polkinghorne Could the FFA Cup lay the foundations for Canberra A-League team?

Tuggeranong United appoints Woden Weston coach Miro Trninic

Robbie Deeley of Canberra FC in action.

David Polkinghorne The finals race has tightened up in the ACT National Premier League.

Royals knock out Queanbeyan Whites to face Tuggeranong Vikings in John I Dent Cup final

Royals player Ben Johnston.

David Polkinghorne Queanbeyan coach Adam Fahey says Royals have a "point of difference" and can end the Tuggeranong Viking's John I Dent Cup reign.

Keith Dryden, Richie Bensley win Canberra premierships

Trainer Keith Dryden.

David Polkinghorne It took until Canberra's very last race of the season to decide the trainers' premiership on Friday.

Matthew Dale likely to finish second in NSW country trainers premiership to banned trainer

Canberra trainer Matthew Dale.

David Polkinghorne Canberra trainer Matthew Dale could finish second in the NSW country trainers' premiership behind a banned trainer.

Boost to Canberra prize money and synthetic Acton track

David Polkinghorne Canberra Racing will inject more than $250,000 of "Capital Cash" to boost races at Thoroughbred Park.

Royals beat Wests to advance to John I Dent Cup preliminary final

Canberra Royals player Brett Hamlin celebrates with team mate Brendan Woodward after scoring a try.

David Polkinghorne Wests were one kick away from a top-two finish but have been ousted from the John I Dent Cup in the first week of the finals.

Canberra FC beats Gunhalin United in Canberra National Premier League

Gungahlin player Michael John is pressured by the Canberra defence.

David Polkinghorne Gungahlin United coach Claudio Canosa says his side's focus will be on both the FFA Cup and the ACT NPL.

West Belconnen close in on Canberra Raiders Cup finals berth with victory over Goulburn

West Belconnen Warriors player Ryan McQueen bagged a double against Goulburn.

David Polkinghorne West Belconnen have shored up their spot in the Canberra Raiders Cup top four after toppling Goulburn.

Gungahlin Jets flog Eastlake in AFL Canberra first grade

Gungahlin Jets player Tim Lewis bagged a goal against Eastlake.

David Polkinghorne The Gungahlin Jets flogged Eastlake and might have handed the Demons the AFL Canberra first grade wooden spoon.