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David Polkinghorne

David Polkinghorne is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.


Carrie Graf breaks record for most wins in WNBL

David Polkinghorne Carrie Graf couldn't care less about being the coach with the most wins in WNBL history.


Canberra Capitals re-sign guard Michelle Cosier

Michelle Cosier with her five-month-old son Levi.

David Polkinghorne Guard Michelle Cosier is creche-ing her way back onto the Canberra Capitals roster.

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University of Canberra vice-chancellor Stephen Parker confident $25m complex will go ahead

UC vice-chancellor Stephen Parker.

David Polkinghorne UC is still confident a $25million multi-sport complex will proceed.


Nat Hurst in push to regain bounce

Australian Opals and Canberra Capitals player Natalie Hurst.

David Polkinghorne Nat Hurst admits the past few weeks haven't been her best, but Opals coach Brendan Joyce was confident that form was just around the corner and encouraged her to focus on what she was doing a month...


Hunt's return boosts Caps for battle against Spirit

Nicole Hunt in action at the AIS Arena against the West Coast Waves
The Canberra Times
15 February 2013
Photo: Jay Cronan

David Polkinghorne The Canberra Capitals hope Nicole Hunt's return from ankle surgery will make them harder to match-up on when they face reigning WNBL champion Bendigo at AIS Arena on Sunday.


Jackson and coach miss, but Capitals confident

Coach Carrie Graf

David Polkinghorne Their superstar is out ''indefinitely'' and their coach has flown home on the eve of the game, but the Canberra Capitals are confident they have the right people in place to cover the two big losses.


Jackson backers unfazed by injury

16th October 2012, Story by Jon Tuxworth , Canberra Times Photograph by, Colleen Petch,  Canberra Capitals player Lauren Jackson back in town holds a press conference at Tilleys this morning, Lauren will not be playing this weekend and will be in re-hab for the next fortnight.

David Polkinghorne The sponsors responsible for bringing Lauren Jackson back to Canberra believe they are getting ''bang for their buck'', even though the injured star is yet to play a game this season.


Capitals shaky as Cavalry gains in name game

Canberra Capitals centre Brigitte Ardossi looking forward to playing Sydney on Friday night.

Jon Tuxworth, David Polkinghorne The Canberra Capitals' partnership with naming rights sponsor TransACT could be in jeopardy, with the telecommunications company yet to commit to an extension on its long-running deal.