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Former Ainslie Football Club, Magpies Juniors coach Stephen Porter sexually abused boy at least 35 times

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By Blake Foden
Updated March 22 2022 - 10:57pm, first published 4:30am
Stephen Porter outside court during his disputed facts hearing in November. Picture: Blake Foden

An Australian rules football coach sexually abused a Canberra boy at least 35 times before seemingly "deceiving himself" and attempting to minimise his actions, a judge has found.

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Blake Foden

Canberra Times court reporter

As a journalist, I've covered everything from a royal tour and a terror attack to international sport. After stints in New Zealand, the UK and the Canary Islands, I returned to Australia in 2018. These days, I cover the ACT and Queanbeyan courts.