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Cricket

ACT Meteors fast bowler Rene Farrell chasing World Cup glory with Southern Stars

Lee Gaskin ACT Meteors fast bowler Rene Farrell is relishing the pressure of bowling the final over for Australia.

Athletics

Lauren Wells (nee Boden) off to strong start at athletics nationals

Lee Gaskin Lauren Wells (nee Boden) made a strong start in her quest for a seventh national 400m hurdles title.

Boxing

Boxer Bianca Elmir claims she's been targeted by ASADA heading into Commonwealth Games trials

Canberra boxer Bianca Elmir says she's been targeted by ASADA.

Lee Gaskin Boxer Bianca Elmir claims she has been targeted by ASADA for excessing doping testing heading into the Commonwealth Games trials in Perth.

Canberra sport

Heavy rain forces closure of ACT sports grounds

Rain has forced the closure of all the sports grounds across the ACT this weekend.

Lee Gaskin Canberra sport has been thrown into chaos with heavy rain forcing the ACT government to close every ground in the city this weekend.

Netball

Canberra to have depth tested in Netball ACT state league match with Arawang

Lee Gaskin Canberra will be without key players in its ACT State League grand final netball rematch with Arawang.

Soccer

Canberra FC to face Belconnen United in NPL pre-season cup final

Lee Gaskin Canberra FC will chase its first silverware of the year under new coach Ray Junna in the NPL pre-season cup final on Tuesday night.

Football

Belconnen United recruit George Timotheou makes debut in National Premier League

Belconnen United's George Timotheou.

Lee Gaskin Belconnen United's newest recruit has spent the past one year learning under a Socceroos great and wants to use his stint in the National Premier League as the stepping stone to an A-League contract.

Basketball

Canberra Gunners coach labels players ''selfish'' after close SEABL loss

Frustrated Gunners coach Shawn McEachin.

Lee Gaskin Canberra Gunners coach Shawn McEachin says his players have to stop being ''selfish'' in clutch situations.

Cricket

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

Wests UC

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.