Jon Tuxworth

Jon Tuxworth

Soccer

Shipard back to climb W-League summit

121014 SPORT Canberra Times Photograph by Graham Tidy Story by Fleta Page. Canberra United W League players gather at the Belconnen Markets for a fan day. Sally Shipard jugles the ball, flanked by team mates, Jennifer Bisset, left and Nicole Sykes.

Jon Tuxworth She's spent a frustrating year writing about her peer's achievements, now Sally Shipard wants to write the next chapter in her own career.

Heyman's late brace gives United title

Michelle Heyman.

Jon Tuxworth Matildas coach Hesterine le Reus was waiting for Michelle Heyman to show her ability. She didn't disappoint.

Soccer

Canberra Utd chasing a star signing

Ariane Hingst.

Jon Tuxworth They may have lost the game's most marketable player, but Canberra United is hopeful of luring a two-time World Cup winner to help replace Ellyse Perry for next season.

Soccer

Canberra United bringing Boston down under

Taryn Hemmings in action.

Jon Tuxworth Canberra United is fast forming an unofficial sister relationship with Boston after luring American youngster Kristen Mewis for the remainder of the W-League season.

Soccer

United has fingers crossed for women's ACL approval

Jon Tuxworth Reigning W-League champion Canberra United is confident Football Federation Australia will give it the green light to compete in a mooted women's Asian Champion's League later this year.