Why a new stadium would 'put Canberra on the map'

Chris Dutton
Updated June 23 2019 - 4:51pm, first published June 14 2019 - 12:00pm

The damp patches on the carpet near the player change rooms at Canberra Stadium are the first signs of age. Somehow the rain has leaked through the almost 50-year-old Meninga Stand and players have to dodge dripping water before running on to the field.

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Chris Dutton

Chris Dutton

Sport editor

Chris Dutton has been a sport journalist since 2008, covering rugby union, rugby league, basketball, cricket and soccer. He has covered World Cups and Olympic Games in print and online. Chris has had a stint as news director, but is back in sport to follow the ups and downs. Email: chris.dutton@canberratimes.com.au

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