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Lee Gaskin

Lee Gaskin is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

Cricket

Adam Hewitt's half-century leads Wests/UC to back-to-back premierships

Lee Gaskin For the second straight year, Adam Hewitt was the premiership hero for Wests/UC.

Football

Belconnen United newcomer Jessie Williams joins unbeaten Canberra women's soccer premiers

Belconnen United recruit Jessie Williams.

Lee Gaskin Belconnen United's new signing Jessie Williams is aiming to press her claims for a W-League call-up.

Cricket

Paceman Josh Bennett stars in evenly poised Queanbeyan-Wests/UC grand final

Career best: Queanbeyan's Josh Bennett on his way to 6-27 against Wests at Manuka Oval.

Lee Gaskin Queanbeyan paceman Josh Bennett starred with a six-wicket haul, but defending Douglas Cup champion Wests/UC is refusing to hand over its crown quietly.

Cricket

Canberra cricketer Ryan Carters named NSW's Sheffield Shield player of the year

Ryan Carters scored 861 runs at 53.81 in his debut Sheffield Shield season for the Blues.

Lee Gaskin Canberra product Ryan Carters was a clear winner of the NSW Sheffield Shield player of the year award.

Hockey

ANU men's hockey team in Canberra forced to fold

David Lane of ANU takes on Adrian Hall of Valleys in 2011.

Lee Gaskin The biggest hockey club in Canberra, ANU, has been forced to withdraw its men's team from the Capital League 1 competition.

Cricket

Wests/UC batsman Joe Cooke takes confidence from Test and Shield mates

Wests/UC batsman Joseph Cooke will take the crease ACT grade cricket grand final.

Lee Gaskin Wests/UC's Joe Cooke is searching for his second Canberra cricket title in Friday's three-day final with Queanbeyan. 

Cricket

Manuka Oval given tick of approval after Sheffield Shield cricket final

Lee Gaskin Manuka Oval hit the Sheffield Shield final out of the ballpark after a Major League Baseball curveball sent the decider to Canberra.

Cricket

Sheffield Shield final: Rain puts NSW in box seat

Nathan Lyon plays with a frisbee during the rain delay on day four of the Sheffield Shield final.

Lee Gaskin Throwing a Frisbee around on a soggy Manuka Oval has never been so much fun for the NSW Blues.

Christian Lealiifano to return for Brumbies, but not to goal-kicking

Lee Gaskin ACT Brumbies and Wallabies star Christian Lealiifano says the outstanding form of Pat McCabe has taken the pressure off him returning too soon from his ankle surgery.

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Brumbies winger Robbie Coleman finally finds his spot as team welcomes back Wallabies

Robbie Coleman is happy to be giving the Brumbies coaching staff a tough decision.

Lee Gaskin The ACT Brumbies are set to welcome back Wallabies stars Christian Lealiifano and Tevita Kuridrani against the Melbourne Rebels at AAMI Park on Friday night.

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Rugby Union

What we learned: ACT Brumbies vs Cape Town Stormers

Brumbies try scorer Robbie Coleman.

Lee Gaskin All the talking points from the Super Rugby clash between the ACT Brumbies and Cape Town Stormers.

Cricket

Moises Henriques and Josh Hazlewood prove winning combination with bat and ball

Josh Hazlewood, second from right, celebrates one of his three wickets.

Lee Gaskin Only a miracle will save Western Australia from a heavy defeat in the Sheffield Shield final.

Cricket

Rene Farrell's rise from the Ashes

ACT Meteors' Rene Farrell.

Lee Gaskin Rene Farrell credits her move to Canberra as aiding her international renaissance.

Baseball

Gregorius excited to start MLB season in Oz

Lee Gaskin Former Canberra Cavalry star Didi Gregorius is excited about kicking off the MLB season in Australia.

Cricket

Richards warns against complacency as Wests/UC gets off to strong semi-final start

Ton of fun ... Wests/UC's Darren Richards.

Lee Gaskin Veteran Darren Richards has warned his side against complacency as Wests/UC gets off to a strong start against Eastlake.

Saturday Serve

Saturday Serve – Sheffield Shield still has an important place in Australian cricket

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Lee Gaskin The resurgence of the Australian Test team proves the Sheffield Shield still has an important place in the game's future.

Cricket

Canberra contingent shines in Sheffield Shield final at Manuka Oval

Steve Smith of the Blues.

Lee Gaskin Ryan Carters scored 72 and Jason Behrendorff bagged three wickets as Canberrans starred on the first day of the Sheffield Shield final.

Cricket

ANU all-rounder Scott Murn predicts upset in Douglas Cup semi-final

ANU bowler Scott Murn.

Lee Gaskin On paper it looms as a massive mismatch – a star-studded Queanbeyan against ANU.

Cricket

Cricket Australia chief executive James Sutherland on Canberra future

Cricket Australia chief executive James Sutherland.

Lee Gaskin Canberra hosting the Sheffield Shield final won't fast-track the city's Big Bash League campaign.

Cricket

Former ACT u19 teammates face off in Sheffield Shield final

Nathan Lyon enjoys a laugh at Manuka Oval on Thursday.

Lee Gaskin Former ACT u19 teammates Nathan Lyon, Ryan Carters and Jason Behrendorff have taken different paths to the Sheffield Shield final.