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Lee Gaskin

Lee Gaskin is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

Union

Andy Friend salutes Pat McCabe's tenacity as the Wallabies winger's playing future hangs in the balance

Lee Gaskin Former ACT Brumbies coach Andy Friend has paid tribute to Pat McCabe's tenacity and ability to get the most out of his talent as the Wallabies winger's playing future remains uncertain.

Cricket

ACT Comets Lain Beckett named in Australian squad for Sri Lanka tour

ACT Comets fast bowler Lain Beckett has been chosen in the Australian under-19 squad to tour Sri Lanka.

Lee Gaskin The sky is the limit – physically and figuratively – for ACT Comets fast bowler Lain Beckett after his selection in the Australian under-19 squad to tour Sri Lanka.

Ice hockey

Goalkeeper Petri Pitkanen named the Canberra Brave's MVP in the Australian Ice Hockey League

Goalkeeper Petri Pitkanen has been named the Canberra Brave's most valuable player for the 2014 Australian Ice Hockey League season.

Lee Gaskin Goalkeeper Petri Pitkanen is the Canberra Brave's inaugural most valuable player.

Cycling

Canberra cyclist Rebecca Wiasak wins King Valley Tour, but may miss remaining rounds of National Road Series

Canberra cyclist Rebecca Wiasak.

Lee Gaskin Canberra cyclist Rebecca Wiasak led from start to finish to take out the latest round of the National Road Series.

Football

Canberra Olympic defeats Canberra FC 4-2 in final round of Capital Premier League

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Lee Gaskin Canberra FC coach Andy Bernal saw enough from Sunday's 4-2 loss to Canberra Olympic to be happy.

ACT Brumbies and Canberra Raiders sharing grounds in NRL, Super Rugby code swap

Playing nice: The Canberra Raiders and ACT Brumbies.

Lee Gaskin The Brumbies and Raiders have called a truce on their friendly rivalry in a temporary ground-sharing agreement.

NEAFL

Queanbeyan Tigers boss believes Canberra football clubs should have been united

Kade Klemke

Lee Gaskin Ron Fowlie believes the AFL Canberra clubs should have been united in either staying or leaving the NEAFL.

Queanbeyan Tigers finish North East Australian Football League on a winning note

Eastlake's Aaron Wiles.

Lee Gaskin Emotional Queanbeyan Tigers farewell the North East Australian Football League in style.

Football

Tuggeranong United to host Melbourne Victory and Socceroos midfielder Carl Valeri in FFA Cup

Tuggeranong players celebrate their penalty shootout win over South Hobart in the FFA Cup round of 32.

Lee Gaskin Tuggeranong United will have their wish when they host A-League powerhouse Melbourne Victory in the FFA Cup.

League

Queanbeyan Kangaroos want consistency in judiciary findings after reserve grade captain banned for team song

Queanbeyan Roos stalwart Peter Hunt has been suspended for the rest of the season.

Lee Gaskin Queanbeyan Roos hooker Jordan Macey says the rulings from the Canberra judiciary are inconsistent.

League

Queanbeyan Kangaroos hit with fine, player suspension for rude song

Not happy: Queanbeyan Kangaroos coach Aaron Gorrell.

Lee Gaskin The Queanbeyan Kangaroos have been fined for singing the club's expletive-laden victory song in front of specators.

Soccer

Canberra United W-League players excluded from Capital Football WPL competition

Caitlin Munoz is one of several players stood down from the local competition to prepare for the new Canberra United season.

Lee Gaskin Canberra United players excluded from women's Premier League so they can prepare for the W-League season; new women's and girls' FFA development program.

Hockey

Old Canberrans building momentum heading towards hockey finals

Seyi Onitiri

Lee Gaskin Old Canberrans secured a clean sweep of its weekend road trip to Albury to build momentum ahead of the men's Capital League 1 hockey finals.

Ice hockey

Canberra Brave takes a pair of losses against the Adelaide Adrenaline

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Lee Gaskin Canberra Brave captain Mark Rummukainen is confident his side can shrug off the disappointment of back-to-back losses in Adelaide going into the Australian Ice Hockey League finals.

Soccer

Cooma Tigers win Capital Football NPL championship for first time

 Cooma celebrates the win on Sunday.

Lee Gaskin The Cooma Tigers are league champions for the first time in the club's history and have booked themselves a spot in the Australia-wide National Premier League finals.

Ice hockey

Canberra Brave's ice rink managers in talks to increase capacity after stellar AIHL season

The new logo for the CBR Brave ice hockey team.

Lee Gaskin Canberra Brave's remarkable success in the AIHL has led to talks of increasing their venue's capacity.

Soccer

Tuggeranong produces flat performance after FFA Cup heroics to bow out of finals race

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Lee Gaskin Tuggeranong United coach Steve Forshaw concedes his side may be going through an FFA Cup hangover after a surprise 3-1 loss to Woden Valley ended its chances of making the Capital Football National...

Motor sport

Canberra's Adrian Coppin in the hot seat in the German round of the World Rally Championship

Lee Gaskin It's the chance of a lifetime that has cost Canberra rally driver Adrian Coppin about $60,000.

Union

Canberra Vikings' Isaac Thompson takes long journey to the National Rugby Championship

Vikings player Isaac Thompson during training at the AIS.

Lee Gaskin Five-eighth Isaac Thompson has taken a long and winding path to chase his Super Rugby dream.

Football

Cooma Tigers chasing historic league championship - and juniors - for next season

The Cooma Tigers on winning the 2012 grand final.

Lee Gaskin The Cooma Tigers facee an uncertain future in the Capital Football National Premier League.