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David Polkinghorne

David Polkinghorne is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

Canberra Cavalry outfielder David Harris still on restricted duties after wild pitch

David Polkinghorne Cavalry outfielder expecting to cleared for New Year's Eve clash with Perth Heat at Narrabundah Ballpark.

Perth Scorchers quick Jason Behrendorff takes first step towards T20 World Cup

Jason Behrendorff's first game back from a back injury is hopefully the first step towards a Twenty20 World Cup berth.

David Polkinghorne Canberra quick Jason Behrendorff pulled up well from first outing of the Big Bash League season.


Canberra Cavalry's Australian recruits cover for 'unforeseen circumstances'

In charge: Canberra Cavalry assistant coach Keith Ward will take the reins in the absence of manager Michael Collins.

David Polkinghorne Canberra Cavalry acting manager Keith Ward says the "quality and the versatility" of their Australian recruits means he has more cover for "unforeseen circumstances" – but he would not rethink...


Ain't She A Dane breaks 525-day drought at Queanbeyan on Boxing Day

It was 400 days between wins for Sarah Leslie-Murray's Ain't She A Dane.

David Polkinghorne Gouburn trainer Sarah Murray-Leslie's Ain't She A Dane saluted for first time in 525 days.


Berry and Nisbet families produce Michael Buble Christmas video

Jockey Tommy Berry

David Polkinghorne Racing families combine to put the cheer back into Christmas.

Single Gaze using Vo Rogue for Magic Millions 3YO Guineas launch pad

Single Gaze is getting ready for the $2 million Magic Millions Guineas.

David Polkinghorne Canberra trainer Nick Olive has group 1 ATC Australian Oaks and listed Canberra Cup "in the back of his mind".

Gosford mayor Lawrie McKinna backs Central Coast Mariners playing A-League in Canberra

NCH NEWS. From left Gosford City Council Mayor Lawrie McKinna and Newcastle Acting Mayor Brad draw for the countries Gosford and Newcastle will go for when the Asian World Cup arrives in Newcastle. Brad holds Kuwait and Lawrie holds Omar. NOTE LAWRIE IS CORRECT.
7th OCTOBER 2014. Picture by SIMONE DE PEAK.

David Polkinghorne Former Central Coast manager and current Gosford mayor says links with Canberra worked in the past and can again.

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Four ejections as Canberra Cavalry split ABL series with Brisbane Bandits

Cavalry's Jason Leblebijian all smiles as he heads to home base.

David Polkinghorne  Tempers boiled over as Canberra beat Brisbane on Sunday to remain on top of the ABL ladder.

Canberra Cavalry snap five-game losing streak with ABL win over Brisbane Bandits

Jason Sloan

David Polkinghorne  Cavs break five-game losing streak as Sloan rejoins the Canberra charge.

Canberra Cavalry make changes to face Brisbane Bandits in battle for top of ABL ladder

Cavalry's Jack Murphy returns to the dugout.

David Polkinghorne  Jack Murphy wouldn't have returned to Canberra if he'd known the ABL would backflip.

Canberra's Glenn Turner and Andrew Charter named in Kookaburras Olympic squad

Kookaburras striker Glenn Turner has his sights set on Rio gold.

David Polkinghorne Kookaburras striker used pec injury to get in the best shape of his life.

Sydney Blue Sox sweep the Canberra Cavalry in ABL series

David Polkinghorne  Canberra lose all four games against Sydney Blue Sox and remain winless since mid-season changes.

Jerra Storm to make debut at Queanbeyan races

David Polkinghorne Queanbeyan-bred horse to make debut after almost dying in horrific paddock accident.

Nick Olive and Richie Bensley bring up century with Highland Secrets

David Polkinghorne  Highland Secrets' head-bobbing win gives trainer-jockey partnership 100th win together.

Canberra Cavalry lose third straight ABL game to Sydney Blue Sox

Canberra Cavalry shortstop Jason Leblebijian hit a home run against the Sydney Blue Sox.

David Polkinghorne  Canberra loses first series of ABL season as pitching is a big factor in their struggles against Sydney.

Mountain biker Jackson Frew wins junior men's downhill at Stromlo

Juggling act: Canberra's Jackson Frew will mix his year 12 studies with being a professional mountain biker.

David Polkinghorne Canberra mountain biker Jackson Frew won the junior men's downhill event at Stromlo and is now aiming for the world title.

Canberra Cavalry boss Donn McMichael says ABL rule changes unacceptable, unprofessional

David Polkinghorne Canberra Cavalry's boss considered withdrawing the side from the ABL after mid-season rule changes.

Nick Olive and Richie Bensley chasing 100th winner together at Thoroughbred Park

Canberra trainer Nick Olive and jockey Richard Bensley are looking for their 100th win together at Canberra on Sunday.

David Polkinghorne  Canberra trainer and Goulburn jockey have three chances to bring up hundred at Canberra's Thoroughbred Park.

Daniel McConnell wins national mountain bike series at Stromlo, Rebecca Henderson third

Canberra rider Daniel McConnell on his way to victory in the national mountain bike series at Stromlo on Saturday.

David Polkinghorne Canberra mountain biker Rebecca Henderson healthy after battling illness this year.

Central Coast Mariners consider bringing A-League games to Canberra Stadium

David Polkinghorne With the idea of a Canberra A-League team on the scrapheap, a part-time arrangement could be on the cards.