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David Polkinghorne

David Polkinghorne covers the Canberra Raiders, local rugby league, Canberra Cavalry, racing and cycling, along with every other sport, for The Canberra Times.

Origin player ratings: How the players fared in Game Two

Origin player ratings: How the players fared in Game Two

We look back at each player's performance after Game Two.

  • by Matt Bungard & David Polkinghorne

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Stuart confident Raiders will pass Denver Test

Stuart confident Raiders will pass Denver Test

Canberra Raiders coach Ricky Stuart says "there's no way in the world" Elliott Whitehead and Joe Tapine will want to miss the Brisbane Broncos game.

  • by David Polkinghorne
Ainslie masterclass heaps Paine on Queanbeyan Tigers

Ainslie masterclass heaps Paine on Queanbeyan Tigers

A Nic Paine masterclass has sent a warning shot to the rest of AFL Canberra first grade, with his four goals guiding Ainslie to their fifth straight win.

  • by David Polkinghorne
Tenacious Bulldog puts injuries behind him in Canberra Raiders Cup win

Tenacious Bulldog puts injuries behind him in Canberra Raiders Cup win

Three years ago Haydon Hodge played for the Canberra Raiders in the Auckland Nines before chronic knee injuries forced him to retire.

  • by David Polkinghorne
Blake Austin set to leave Canberra Raiders at end of season

Blake Austin set to leave Canberra Raiders at end of season

The Canberra Raiders have moved on from Blake Austin, with recruitment boss Peter Mulholland revealing he looks likely to leave at the end of the season.

  • by David Polkinghorne
She'll be right, Maroons have been here before: Papalii

She'll be right, Maroons have been here before: Papalii

Queensland's State of Origin dynasty is staring defeat in the face, but a typically laid-back Josh Papalii declares "we'll be right".

  • by David Polkinghorne
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Evans going Kel for leather for Queanbeyan Tigers

Evans going Kel for leather for Queanbeyan Tigers

Kicking a soccer ball in a cricket warm up was the catalyst for Queanbeyan midfielder Kel Evans becoming one of the top players in AFL Canberra.

  • by David Polkinghorne
Raiders turn to Maroons camp to end Broncos hoodoo

Raiders turn to Maroons camp to end Broncos hoodoo

In a case of friendly fire, the Canberra Raiders will turn to the Queensland Maroons' State of Origin base to help end their Brisbane hoodoo.

  • by David Polkinghorne
Joe Tapine has a chance to create Kiwis 'history'

Joe Tapine has a chance to create Kiwis 'history'

Some stars have put club before country but you will never have to ask Joe Tapine twice when it comes to representing New Zealand.

  • by Caden Helmers & David Polkinghorne
Soliola braves big freeze lying down

Soliola braves big freeze lying down

Sia Soliola might be doing it tough on a frosty ACT night, but the Canberra Raider with the big heart knows he's got it easy.

  • by David Polkinghorne
Connection hopes Kathy O'Hara keeps Single Gaze ride

Connection hopes Kathy O'Hara keeps Single Gaze ride

While former owner Martin Hay will still feel part of Single Gaze's journey, he admits he will be cheering her on with a heavy heart.

  • by David Polkinghorne