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Lee Gaskin

Lee Gaskin is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.


Belconnen thrashes Cooma in Capital Football National Premier League finals


Lee Gaskin A rampant Belconnen United has stormed into the Capital Football National Premier League grand final with a 6-0 thrashing of league champions Cooma Tigers.

Hall of Fame

Dual international Mike Harrow lauds Canberra Brave for saving ACT ice hockey

Dual international: A young Mike Harrow.

Lee Gaskin Dual international Mike Harrow credits the Canberra Brave for breathing life into ice hockey in the ACT.


Former Matilda Amy Wilson inducted into ACT Sport Hall of Fame

Amy Wilson retired from football at age 23.

Lee Gaskin Two-time women's World Cup soccer representative Amy Wilson inducted into the ACT Sport Hall of Fame.

Cooma Tigers captain plays his 200th Premier League game against Belconnen United

A grand final win would be enough for Goran Josifovski to call it a day.

Lee Gaskin Cooma Tigers captain Goran Josifovski plays his 200th Capital Football National Premier League game in Saturday's qualifying final against Belconnen United.

Queanbeyan Kangaroos reserve grade captain granted an appeal against song suspension

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Lee Gaskin Queanbeyan Kangaroos reserve grade captain-coach banned for leading the team's victory song is granted a new hearing.

Australian football

Ainslie to represent Canberra in NEAFL elimination final against NT Thunder

Ainslie's Aaron Vandenberg and Nick Salter have been named in the NEAFL team of the year.

Lee Gaskin and Nathan Beuman Ainslie are the final team flying the flag for Canberra in the NEAFL finals.

Ice hockey

Canberra Brave aims to raise the Goodall Cup in the Australian Ice Hockey League championship

Canberra Brave ice hockey players L-R goal keeper Petri Pitkanen and Mathieu Ouellette .

Lee Gaskin The Canberra Brave aims to cap off its fairytale inaugural season by winning the Australian Ice Hockey League championship this weekend.


Big Bash League final may become permanent fixture in Canberra


Lee Gaskin The door remains open for the Big Bash League final to become a permanent fixture in Canberra.


Canberra United midfielder Jennifer Bissett to miss W-League season

Jennifer Bissett will miss the W-League season.

Lee Gaskin Canberra United midfielder Jennifer Bissett will miss the entire W-League season due to injury.


Tuggeranong United aims to entertain against Melbourne Victory in FFA Cup

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Lee Gaskin Tuggeranong United won't die wondering in its attempt to attract a ground record crowd to its historic FFA Cup round of 16 fixture against A-League powerhouse Melbourne Victory.


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.


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.


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.


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


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.


Queanbeyan Tigers boss believes Canberra football clubs should have been united

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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.


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.


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.