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David Polkinghorne

David Polkinghorne is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.


Old club, new team as Hingst faces Jets

Germany world cup winner Ariane Hingst has joined Canberra United for the W-League season. Pic taken at the AIS multi purpose fields.

David Polkinghorne The only familiar things waiting for Canberra United recruit Ariane Hingst in Newcastle are some friends and the beaches.


De Vanna tweets up a storm

Heather Reid.

David Polkinghorne An accusation from Perth Glory playmaker Lisa De Vanna has erupted in a Twitter war.


Mariners wait on Celtic bid for Rogic

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - OCTOBER 15:  Tom Rogic of Australia and the Central Coast Mariners shares a joke with fellow players during a Nike and FFA media announcement at Carriageworks on October 15, 2012 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Brendon Thorne/Getty Images) Tom Rogic headshot

David Polkinghorne Central Coast Mariners were expecting Scottish Premier League giant Celtic to make a formal bid of about $600,000 for rising soccer star Tom Rogic overnight.


Former stars back to help youngsters

David Polkinghorne Shaun Ontong and Kaz Patafta want to help discover the next Tom Rogic in Canberra.


In A-League of his own

Nikolai Topor-Stanley.

David Polkinghorne Nikolai Topor-Stanley among fan favourites to play for All Stars against Manchester United.


Door open for Mariners to play ACT fixture

GOSFORD, AUSTRALIA - MAY 15: John Hutchinson of the Mariners during the AFC Asian Champions League match between the Central Coast Mariners and Guangzhou Evergrande at Bluetongue Stadium on May 15, 2013 in Gosford, Australia.  (Photo by Tony Feder/Getty Images)

David Polkinghorne Capital Football will put its hand up to host reigning A-League champions the Central Coast Mariners.


Juniors get pathway into A-League

Sport.  from left, Canberra FC player Aaron Evans and Canberra Olympic player Jeremy Habtemariam are both going to trial with A-League club Adelaide United.  26 July 2013 Canberra Times Photo by Jeffrey Chan

David Polkinghorne The doors into the A-League are starting to open for talented Canberra juniors.


Jets take flight in Canberra

Newcastle Jest v Canberra All Stars at McKellar Park, Canberra. l-r Jets player, Joshua Brillante gets past Canberra player Alex Oloriegbe.??

David Polkinghorne Canberra All Stars put up a solid display in their 3-0 loss to the Newcastle Jets on Wednesday night.


Holiday meeting lands German star in Canberra

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - OCTOBER 18:  Ariane Hingst of Newcastle Jets speaks during the W-League 2011/12 Season Launch at the FFA Offices on October 18, 2011 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Matt King/Getty Images)

David Polkinghorne A chance meeting on the Sunshine Coast led to Canberra United capturing the signature of one of the most highly decorated women soccer players of all time.


Rogic hopes capital will get A-League team

David Polkinghorne CENTRAL Coast Mariners midfielder Tom Rogic says he would have considered signing with Canberra if its bid to have an A-League team in the nation's capital had succeeded.


Rockets need to be propelled into big games

David Polkinghorne With Football Federation Australia refusing to give the ACT an A-League team, one of the territory's top coaches has called for the Canberra Rockets to play more games against A-League opponents.