Larkham sees 'a lot of pleasing things' in trial loss

David Polkinghorne 10:27 PM   Waratahs come from behind in 21-17 win in front of big crowd at Wagga Wagga on Saturday night.

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Brumbies' Puma could be right at home

Sport.?Argentinian rugby player Tomas Cubelli has been signed up by the Brumbies as a scrum half. Pictured at their UC ...

David Polkinghorne 5:01 PM   Tomas Cubelli could play for Argentina against the Wallabies at his new home ground, Canberra Stadium, in 2017.

Thrilling Sevens pool match ends in a draw

Dramatic draw: Australia's Tom Cusack and Sam Myers looked forlorn figures following their final seconds draw against ...

Tom Decent 2:48 AM   A try after full-time to New Zealand's Ardie Savea has sunk the hearts of Australia's men's sevens team who will have to settle for a 17-17 draw.

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Former Brumby's battle with alcohol


David Sygall 2:35 PM   James Holbeck felt compelled to write about how alcohol impacted his career. He wasn't expecting the reaction.

Raiders stay in hunt for quarter-finals

AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND - FEBRUARY 06:  Luke Bateman offloads the ball during the 2016 Auckland Nines match between the ...

Jon Tuxworth 7:11 PM   Canberra needs to defeat Cronulla on Sunday to keep its Auckland Nines hopes alive. 

Injuries threaten breakout Nines efforts

AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND - FEBRUARY 06:  Tom Trbojevic of the Sea Eagles makes a break during the 2016 Auckland Nines match ...

Michael Carayannis 8:01 PM   Injuries have threatened to overshadow the performances of the likes of Ben Barba, Blake Green, Jack Bird, Tom Trbojevic and rookie Gideon Mosby-Gela at the Auckland Nines.

Clarke speeds into Olympic team

Joshua Clarke booked his Olympic spot by running 10.15 seconds in his 100m win at the Athletics ACT championships

Lee Gaskin 11:12 PM   Josh Clarke books ticket to Rio with PB of 10.15 seconds in Canberra.

Wanderers tested us to the limit: Muscat

Wanderers' coach Tony Popovic has a word to referee Ben Williams as they leave the field after the match.

Michael Lynch 11:08 PM   Melbourne Victory boss Kevin Muscat admits his side was given its toughest test of the season by Western Sdyney Wanderers.

Brisbane Roar destroy lacklustre Mariners

Luis Garcia of the Mariners and James Donachie of the Roar challenge for the ball.

7:51 PM   Brisbane Roar has sent a stern message to A-League rivals by tearing a 10-man Central Coast to shreds with a ruthless 4-0 win on Saturday.

Watson Australia's highest paid in IPL

Shane Watson: Massive pay day.

Jesse Hogan 11:22 PM   ​The suspension of two IPL teams that looked set to be a financial blow for Shane Watson has become a financial boon.

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Marsh produces million-dollar performance

Million dollar man: Mitchell Marsh (right) played a leading hand in Australia's win over the Black Caps in Wellington.

Andrew Wu 8:10 PM   Two hours into Adam Zampa's debut, the young leg-spinner was learning how hard the international caper is. He soon learned how quickly things can change.


Paris called into ODI squad

PERTH, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 12: Bruce Reid poses with debutants Joel Paris and Scott Boland of Australia before the ...

Western Australia paceman Joel Paris has been called into Australia's squad for the final one-day international against New Zealand.

Watson become Australia's highest paid in IPL

Shane Watson: Massive pay day.

Jesse Hogan 11:22 PM   ​The suspension of two IPL teams that looked set to be a financial blow for Shane Watson has become a financial boon, with the all-rounder surging to become Australia's highest-paid player in the competition with a $A1.96 million deal.

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Fiorentina draw with Bologna in Serie A

Fiorentina's Federico Bernardeschi.

10:39 AM   Fiorentina have failed to keep up the pressure on the top two in Serie A as they were held 1-1 at Bologna after midfielder Mati Fernandez was sent off early in the second half.

Berisha deserved red: Popovic

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 06:  Besart Berisha of the Victory celebrates with Connor Pain after scoring the first ...

David Manuca 7:58 AM   Western Sydney coach says Melbourne Victory should have been reduced to ten men in the top-of the-table clash on Saturday.


League HQ

Buhrer set to miss six weeks with broken jaw

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 11:  Jamie Buhrer of Manly leaves the field after his teams loss at the round six NRL match ...

Manly have suffered the first serious injury of the Auckland Nines with confirmation Jamie Buhrer has broken his jaw.

Dumped Maroons still eligible for Australian Kangaroos selection

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - AUGUST 29: Valentine Holmes of the Sharks is tackled during the round 25 NRL match between the ...

Their State of Origin hopes may have been dashed but the banned Queenslander's could still represent the Kangaroos this season.

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Rugby Heaven

Toomua 'last man standing' for Brumbies captaincy

Matt Toomua of the Brumbies.

David Polkinghorne   Brumbies playmaker to wear the captain's armband for the first time in pre-season trial against Tahs.



Blues made to feel like murderers

Much was expected of Carlton during Mick Malthouse's tenure, but it all went sour.

Carlton vice-captain Kade Simpson says the battling Blues were made to feel as if they had "committed a murder" last season as the losses mounted and speculation over the future of coach Mick Malthouse reached tipping point.

No time to waste, says excited Blue Kade Simpson

Kade Simpson is set to become only the 12th Blue to notch at least 250 matches.

Apart from a premiership, Kade Simpson has just about seen it all during his time with Carlton.


ACT Sport

Master and apprentice star in Wests/UC win over Eastlake

Eastlake's Mitch Taylor-Briscoe in action against Wests-UC on Saturday.

Jon Tuxworth 11:05 PM   At 37 and 16 years old respectively, Wests/UC openers Darren Richards and Matthew Gilkes are at opposite ends of their cricket careers. 

Capitals veterans express sadness over Carrie Graf departure

Canberra Capitals co-captains Carly Wilson and Lauren Jackson at the University of Canberra basketball court.

Jon Tuxworth 5:48 PM   Canberra Capitals captain Carly Wilson has urged the club to appoint a head coach "as soon as possible".


Horse Racing

Amicus last mare standing for Waller as Breeders bonanza continues

Late charge: Hugh Bowman rides Amicus to victory in the Breeders Classic at Randwick.

Chris Waller threw the Breeders Classic balls in the air and was left with Amicus as the stable hope. And a decision to dodge his other high profile mares paid dividends.

Spill The Beans spoils Pride Of Dubai's return as plunge comes off in Eskimo Prince Stakes

Jockey Tim Clark

Spill The Beans was heavily backed from $9 into $4.80 on course and the money proved to be spot on as the stallion prospect sailed to a one-and-three-quarter length win.


ACT Premier Cricket: Wests-UC v Eastlake

Wests-UC take on Eastlake in the Douglas Cup competition.

ACT Athletics titles and IPC Grand Prix

ACT Athletics Championships and the IPC Athletics Grand Prix.

Manly take two big scalps at a cost

Jake Trobjevic and Jamie Buhrer ruled out for rest of the Nines.

Wanderers draw with late Santalab strike

Western Sydney Wanderers get an 89th-minute equaliser.

Brisbane unleash Roar over Mariners

Brisbane Roar sent a clear message with a 4-0 win.

Australia keep series alive in New Zealand

Mitch Marsh proved the hero in Australia's four-wicket win.

Matthew Wade out off brilliant outfield catch

Australia's Matthew Wade thought his shot was going for six.

Sydney stop the rot as Reds continue streak

A first-half four-goal flurry resulted in a 2-2 draw in Adelaide.

Cowan hit and concussed by bouncer

NSW opener Ed Cowan struck by a Joel Paris bouncer.

Essendon players set to appeal ban

A look back at a timeline of the Essendon supplement scandal.