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Lee Gaskin

Lee Gaskin is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

Gungahlin United aims to build FFA Cup momentum in National Premier League

Lee Gaskin Gungahlin United will put its upcoming FFA Cup encounter to one side to focus on Friday night's National Premier League clash with Woden-Weston FC at Woden Park.

Socceroos midfielder Tom Rogic impresses for Celtic in pre-season encounter

Socceroos midfielder Tom Rogic made a strong start to the season in Celtic's 2-0 win against Dutch side FC Den Bosch.

Lee Gaskin Socceroos midfielder Tom Rogic put in an eye-catching display in Celtic's first pre-season friendly in a 2-0 win against Dutch side FC Den Bosch on Thursday morning.


FFA Cup: Gungahlin United set to entertain Sydney Olympic after missing out on A-League clash

Lee Gaskin Gungahlin United will be aiming to make the most of its home-ground advantage when it hosts Sydney Olympic in the FFA Cup.

NRL: Queanbeyan wants Canberra Raiders game on Monday night next year

More than 7000 fans turned out at Seiffert Oval for the Canberra Raiders' trial game against Newcastle in February.

Lee Gaskin Queanbeyan City Council wants to bring the Canberra Raiders back to their spiritual home, with mayor Tim Overall predicting they would get a "massive" crowd at Seiffert Oval for a Monday night game.

NEAFL: Ainslie's inept skills lead to 33-point loss to Redland in Canberra

Sport.  NEAFL.  Ainslie vs Redland at the Alan Ray Oval in Ainslie.  Ainslie player Nick Slater disposes the ball. 27 June 2015.  Canberra Times photo by Jeffrey Chan.

Lee Gaskin Ainslie coach Chris Rourke described his team's skills as "inept" after a third straight NEAFL defeat.

John I Dent Cup: Wests show premiership credentials with entertaining 40-31 win against Royals

Wests player Brodie Leber pushes through.

Lee Gaskin Wests showed they can't be discounted as a John I Dent Cup premiership threat on Saturday.

Racing: Leading jockey Blake Shinn assists Canberra's Got The Goss at Rosehill

Melbourne Cup-winning jockey Blake Shinn will ride the Canberra-trained Got The Goss at Rosehill on Saturday.

Lee Gaskin The addition Blake Shinn will boost the chances of Canberra's Got The Goss securing his first win in Sydney.

Saturday Serve: Brumbies chasing greatest victory since 2004 Super Rugby title

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Lee Gaskin Beating the Hurricanes on Saturday night would be one of the Brumbies' greatest triumphs.

QRacing considers naming race in Takeover Target's honour

Legend: Takeover Target won his first race at Queanbeyan.

Lee Gaskin, Kyle Mackey-Laws QRacing chief executive Brendan Comyn says the club will consider naming a race in Takeover Target's honour after the legendary sprinter died on Saturday morning.

Football: Gungahlin United into FFA Cup after beating Belconnen United 1-0 in extra-time

Gungahlin number 9 Daniel Barac celebrates after finding the back of the net.

Lee Gaskin A 10-man Gungahlin United has defied the odds to reach the FFA Cup in the club's inaugural season.

Wests stage second-half fightback to defeat Uni-Norths Owls 37-20 in John I Dent Cup

Lee Gaskin Wests staged a second-half comeback to secure their place in the John I Dent cup semi-finals on Saturday.


FFA Cup qualifying final caps dramatic first year for Gungahlin United

Lee Gaskin The club's board was in turmoil, sponsors walked away and the players held an emergency meeting to decide whether they would stay.

Australian Netball League showcases Canberra Darters rising stars

The Canberra Darters squad is ready for the start of the Australian Netball League season on Saturday.

Lee Gaskin Australian under-19 representative Alison Miller will bring her national experience to the Canberra Darters for the Australian Netball League.

Harlem Globetrotters and Too Tall Hall set to dazzle Canberra in first leg of Australian tour

Little marvel: Too Tall Hall is the smallest player in Harlem Globetrotters history.

Lee Gaskin He's the smallest player in the storied 89-year history of the Harlem Globetrotters - Jonte ''Too Tall'' Hall is out to inspire kids during the exhibition basketball team's Australian tour.

2017 Rugby League World Cup CEO uses Asian Cup experience to endorse Canberra as venue

Experienced: Former Asian Cup Local Organising Committee CEO Michael Brown is now in charge of the 2017 Rugby League World Cup.

Lee Gaskin Newly-appointed 2017 Rugby League World Cup chief executive Michael Brown says his experience from the Asian Cup shows Canberra is worthy of hosting major sporting events.

Tuggeranong wins first ACT State League netball title since 1996 beating Arawang 47-35

Tuggeranong player Jo Pivac celebrates the team's win

Lee Gaskin Tuggeranong won its first ACT State League netball title since 1996 beating Arawang 47-35 in Sunday's grand final.


Canberra Gunners in heart-breaking 75-73 loss to Hobart Chargers in South East Australian Basketball League

Frustrated: Canberra Gunners coach Shaun McEachin.

Lee Gaskin Canberra Gunners coach Shaun McEachin is furious his team wasn't awarded a single foul shot in a buzzer-beating loss to the Hobart Chargers.

Cooma Tigers FC bounce back thrashing Woden-Weston FC in National Premier League

Goran Josifovski scored for Tigers FC in Friday night's 5-0 win against Woden-Weston FC.

Lee Gaskin Cooma Tigers FC bounced back from its FFA Cup exit in emphatic fashion on Friday.

Canberra into final of Country Rugby League championships beating Newcastle 21-20

Canberra Region halfback Marc Herbert kicked what turned out to be the match-winning field goal in Saturday's 21-20 win against Newcastle.

Lee Gaskin A short-handed Canberra Region representative team has pulled off a remarkable one-point victory.

Tuggeranong Vikings win sixth straight to confirm top two spot in John I Dent Cup

Lee Gaskin The Tuggeranong Vikings withstood a late surge from the Canberra Royals to record their sixth straight win.