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David Polkinghorne

David Polkinghorne is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.


Canberra United fall at first hurdle of W-League semi-finals against Brisbane Roar

Sport.  W- League Canberra United Vs Brisbane Roar at McKellar Park.   Canberra United player Lori Lindsey, right yells out as Brisbane Roar players celebrate the first goal in the semi final match. 15 February 2014. Canberra Times photo by Jeffrey Chan

David Polkinghorne W-League premiers Canberra United were bundled straight out of the finals with a 2-1 loss on Saturday.


Lustica to give it a Red hot go

David Polkinghorne Canberra product Steven Lustica has his final chance to earn a spot in Adelaide United's starting line-up.


Canberra stars hoping to shine

David Polkinghorne The 2013-2014 A-League season has three very different meanings for its three Canberrans, writes David Polkinghorne.


Heyman's double helps Canberra United thrash Roar

Michelle Heyman (R) celebrates a goal with Ashleigh Sykes.

David Polkinghorne Michelle Heyman fired a double-barrelled warning shot across the W-League's bow on Saturday.


Rusty United starts with stalemate

Michelle Heyman

David Polkinghorne OPENING day nerves got the better of Canberra United in the first round of its W-League title defence, according to coach Jitka Klimkova.


United ready to mix it

CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 08:  Caitlin Munoz of Canberra celebrates with team mates after scoring her first goal for Canberra against the Wanderers during the round 11 W-League match between Canberra United and the Western Sydney Wanderers at McKellar Park on January 8, 2013 in Canberra, Australia.  (Photo by Brendon Thorne/Getty Images)

David Polkinghorne Canberra United midfielder Caitlin Munoz says the defending champion is thriving on pressure.


United crash out, but for Klimkova it's not over

BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 12:  Tameka Butt of the Roar celebrates with team mates after scoring a goal during the round 12 W-League match between the Brisbane Roar and Canberra United at Queensland Sport and Athletics Centre on January 12, 2013 in Brisbane, Australia.  (Photo by Chris Hyde/Getty Images)

David Polkinghorne Coach Jitka Klimkova says she does not want to walk out on Canberra after its failed title defence.


Brisbane rematch first up for Canberra

Grace Gill and Sally Shipard of Canberra United contest a high ball with Tameka Butt and Aivi Luik of Brisbane Roar.

David Polkinghorne Canberra United is hoping a settled line-up and coaching staff will help it start this W-League season exactly how it finished the last - with a victory over Brisbane Roar.