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Cricket

CA issues challenge to cricket in ACT

Lee Gaskin Cricket Australia boss James Sutherland says Canberrans should treat the inaugural visit of the Australian team like it's the last, to prove the demand for elite cricket is genuine.

Football

Player power-led sacking of Matildas coach worries ACT boss

Former Matildas coach Hesterine de Reus.

Lee Gaskin Capital Football boss Heather Reid fears sacking of Matildas coach will hold women back from key roles in the game.

Cricket

Paceman Josh Bennett stars in evenly poised Queanbeyan-Wests/UC grand final

Career best: Queanbeyan's Josh Bennett on his way to 6-27 against Wests at Manuka Oval.

Lee Gaskin Queanbeyan paceman Josh Bennett starred with a six-wicket haul, but defending Douglas Cup champion Wests/UC is refusing to hand over its crown quietly.

Cricket

Adam Hewitt's half-century leads Wests/UC to back-to-back premierships

Wests UC

Lee Gaskin For the second straight year, Adam Hewitt was the premiership hero for Wests/UC.

Cricket

Western Australia aim to overcome the odds in Sheffield Shield final

WA coach Justin Langer.

Lee Gaskin WA coach Justin Langer is confident his side can become the first in nine years to win the Sheffield Shield away from home.

Cricket

Cricket Australia chief executive James Sutherland on Canberra future

Cricket Australia chief executive James Sutherland.

Lee Gaskin Canberra hosting the Sheffield Shield final won't fast-track the city's Big Bash League campaign.

Saturday Serve

Saturday Serve – Sheffield Shield still has an important place in Australian cricket

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Lee Gaskin The resurgence of the Australian Test team proves the Sheffield Shield still has an important place in the game's future.

Cricket

Canberra contingent shines in Sheffield Shield final at Manuka Oval

Steve Smith of the Blues.

Lee Gaskin Ryan Carters scored 72 and Jason Behrendorff bagged three wickets as Canberrans starred on the first day of the Sheffield Shield final.

Cricket

Rene Farrell's rise from the Ashes

ACT Meteors' Rene Farrell.

Lee Gaskin Rene Farrell credits her move to Canberra as aiding her international renaissance.

Cricket

Sheffield Shield final: Rain puts NSW in box seat

Nathan Lyon plays with a frisbee during the rain delay on day four of the Sheffield Shield final.

Lee Gaskin Throwing a Frisbee around on a soggy Manuka Oval has never been so much fun for the NSW Blues.

Cricket

Wests/UC batsman Joe Cooke takes confidence from Test and Shield mates

Wests/UC batsman Joseph Cooke will take the crease ACT grade cricket grand final.

Lee Gaskin Wests/UC's Joe Cooke is searching for his second Canberra cricket title in Friday's three-day final with Queanbeyan. 

Test stars to boost NSW Blues' Sheffield Shield hopes

Lee Gaskin Fresh from their resounding triumph in South Africa, Test stars Steve Smith and Nathan Lyon could be parachuted into the NSW Sheffield Shield team for this week's trip to Canberra.

Cricket

Australian Test batsman Shaun Marsh scores third straight duck

Down and out: Shaun Marsh has scored three ducks in a row since making a century in the first Test in South Africa.

Lee Gaskin Quack, quack, quack - that's the sound of Shaun Marsh's last three innings as the Test batsman's recent run of outs continued.

Sheffield Shield final to be played in Canberra

Steve Smith skies a delivery and is caught by Jason Behrendorff off the bowling of Ashton Agar.

Lee Gaskin Canberra will host the Sheffield Shield final for the first time after NSW hung on for a thrilling three-wicket victory against Western Australia at Manuka Oval on Friday.

Canberra soccer controversy: Ray Junna says he never quit ACTAS coaching role

Former ACTAS and Canberra United coach Ray Junna.

Lee Gaskin Former ACTAS women's football coach Ray Junna says he did not quit his position, but Capital Football is adamant he tendered his resignation when he applied for an...

Cricket

No pressure from Sheffield Shield finalists: Manuka Oval curator Brad Van Dam

On a roll: Manuka Oval curator puts the roller over the pitch on Tuesday.

Lee Gaskin Manuka Oval curator Brad Van Dam says he hasn't been pressured from either NSW or Western Australia to prepare the pitch a certain way for this week's Sheffield Shield final in Canberra.

Cricket

WA's Marcus North makes good on move up the order

Western Australia veteran Marcus North.

Lee Gaskin After being dropped last season for the first time in 10 years, Marcus North needed a new challenge.

Cricket

Cricket ACT pushing for indoor training centre

Lee Gaskin Cricket ACT has high hopes as it continues to build its case for a bigger slice of the national pie.

Cricket

Owen Chivers puts right hand up for Futures League

Lee Gaskin Promising batsman Owen Chivers will make his ACT and Manuka Oval debuts on Monday.

Football

Tom Rogic eyes return to Celtic after World Cup duty

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Lee Gaskin Canberra's Tom Rogic harbours ambitions of returning to the bright lights of Europe after the World Cup.