Speight ready to rewrite family history

Chris Dutton 7:00 PM   Henry Speight will make his Wallabies debut on Sunday, becoming the latest chapter in a life on heartache and controversy.

Top stories

Raiders six up their 2015 wardrobe

Jack Wighton and Edrick Lee model the Raiders' 2015 away and home jerseys respectively.

Chris Wilson   The Raiders will release six new jerseys in 2015, here's a sneak peek.

Cricket

Comets crash to earth against Queensland

David Dawson was brilliant for the Comets against Queensland.

David Polkinghorne 6:57 PM   David Dawson's marathon effort wasn't enough to save the ACT Comets against Queensland.

AFL

Giants owe Canberra wins: Cameron

The Giants haven't had the best record at Manuka Oval.

David Polkinghorne 9:22 PM   Giants coach Leon Cameron says his club owes Canberra better results at Manuka Oval in 2015.

Sports awards

Flanagan warms up for ACTSport Awards

Nominee: Anna Flanagan of the Hockeyroos.

6:37 PM   Who will be the big winner's at this year's ACT SportsStar awards?

Union

Ozboks creating sevens production line

Gareth Watts, De Villiers Hugo and Gareth Bautz.

David Polkinghorne 9:19 PM   De Villiers Hugo wants the Ozboks to become a Canberra production line for rugby sevens players.

Exum shows flashes of brilliance in NBA

Big-time debut: Dante Exum drives to the hoop for Utah against Houston.

Peter Mitchell 6:31 PM   Dante Exum has proved the doubters wrong with some flashes of brilliance in his NBA debut for the Utah Jazz.

ACT Sport

Basketball

Coddington making an impact in starting role

ACT junior Alice Coddington is making an impact for the Canberra Capitals.

Lee Gaskin 3:41 PM   Canberra Capitals guard Alice Coddington is embracing her new-found role in the starting team for Saturday's WNBL game against the Dandenong Rangers.

Search on for ACT's best netball teams

Gracia Mbale 3:16 PM   Who are the ACT regions best netball teams? We're about to find out.

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Rugby Heaven

Rumour mill does not upset Perth Spirit

Karmichael Hunt will not play in the NRC final for Brisbane City.

Laine Clark 3:39 PM   Social media chatter that code hopper Karmichael Hunt would run out for Brisbane City in Saturday's National Rugby Championship final at Ballymore did not alarm Perth Spirit coach Kevin Foote.

Beale fined another $3000 for misconduct

Darren Walton 3:33 PM   The Australian Rugby Union is set to reopen contract talks with Kurtley Beale after completing a second investigation into the controversial playmaker's recent off-field conduct.

ACT BRUMBIES NEWS

League HQ

NRL lift Flanagan ban

Back at Cronulla ... the NRL has lifted its ban on Shane Flanagan.

Michael Carayannis 1:55 PM   Shane Flanagan is back as Cronulla coach after the NRL lifted his ban.

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Miserable and moody at Manly: Watmough

New home: Parramatta recruit Anthony Watmough.

Alexandra Patrikios 11:51 AM   Anthony Watmough says he was finally prompted to leave Manly for NRL rivals Parramatta because he didn't want to keep coming home to his family "miserable and moody".

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CANBERRA RAIDERS NEWS

Football

Canberra United return to fortress McKellar

David Polkinghorne 2:52 PM   Canberra United captain Nicole Begg believes the former W-League champions have finally started to click and they   want  to return McKellar Park to a fortress when they face Western Sydney Wanderers on Saturday.

Juric not certain to play full game in Asian Champions League final

Doubts over fitness ... Tomi Juric

Dominic Bossi 11:07 AM   Western Sydney Wanderers striker Tomi Juric was coy as to whether he can play a full match in the Asian Champions League final having recently come back from a groin injury. 

Cricket

Cricket World Cup to be 'the biggest event since Sydney Olympics'

Chloe Saltau 3:56 PM   The wave of Asian migration will help make next year's World Cup the biggest event in Australia since the Sydney Olympics, according to Cricket Australia chief executive James Sutherland.  

Kurt Patterson's half century steadies NSW

Kurtis Patterson of New South Wales in action against Victoria at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.

3:39 PM   Kurtis Patterson scored a graceful half-century as NSW moved to 3-149 at tea on day one of their season-opening Sheffield Shield clash with Victoria.

Racing

The race that gets breeding hearts racing

Andrew Garvey 2:01 PM   The Melbourne Cup might be the race that stops the nation but it is a raceat Flemington on Saturday, which by and large ducks under the public's radar, that gets thoroughbred breeding hearts and cheque books racing.

Bluffer’s guide to the Melbourne Cup carnival

The Melbourne Cup at Flemington.

Ronny Lerner 1:59 PM   It’s that time of the year when the Spring Carnival cranks up a gear as all the attention shifts to the famous Flemington Racecourse for the biggest week of racing on the Australian calendar.

Canberra Roller Derby Grand Final

The Brindabelters took on the Black&Bluebelles at the AIS Arena.

Netball: Australian Diamonds vs England

The Australian Diamonds took on England at the AIS Arena for the International Test Series.

Cricket Australia XI v West Indies

The Cricket Australia Women's XI take on the West Indies at Manuka Oval.

Siddle: Australia fit and ready for Test

Peter Siddle insists Australia are fighting fit and ready for their first Test with Pakistan in Dubai.

Goalfest in European Champions League

Chelsea and Bayern Munich scored big wins while Manchester City suffered in a stunning comeback by CSKA Moscow.

Indian footballer dies after goal celebration

Bethlehem Vengthlang FC midfielder Peter Biaksangzuala has died from severe spinal cord damage.

Haka response sparks controversy

Tempers flare between the Junior Kangaroos and Junior Kiwis as the two sides come close to fighting during a pre-game haka.

Canberra United v Adelaide United

Canberra United failed to take advantage of an early Michelle Heyman goal, losing 2-3 to Adelaide United at McKellar.

Canberra Capitals v Sydney Flames

The Canberra Capitals went down the Sydney Flames at the AIS Arena on Saturday night.

ASADA issues new show-cause notices

The Australian Sports Anti-doping Authority has issued amended show-cause notices to 34 current and former Essendon players.