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Afghan cricketers coming to Manuka!

EVENTS ACT have announced warm up matches for the one day Cricket World Cup and we’re getting the eclectic mix of Afghanistan and Ireland! Our lot are: Friday 26-Sep-14 Afghanistan v Comets / NSW 2nd XI Canberra Manuka Oval, Canberra Sunday 28-Sep-14 Afghanistan v Comets / NSW 2nd XI Canberra Manuka Oval, Canberra Tuesday 7-Oct-14 […]

Ken Macdonald OAM

Vale Mr Eastlake

Eastlake Football Club Board, Management, Members, Staff, Players and Past Players were saddened to learn of the passing of Ken Macdonald on Thursday 3 July 2014. Ken has been Patron of Eastlake Football Club since 1995 when he retired from the board after a total of 47 years of service. Ken has been an Australian […]

Lake Tuggeranong reopens

THE Environment Protection Authority has announced that for the first time since March Lake Tuggeranong is safe for recreational use. “Lake Tuggeranong was closed as a precautionary measure on 20 March 2014 after high levels of blue-green algae were detected in multiple areas of the lake,” said the EPA’s Chris Collier. “ACT Health confirmed that […]

A car for the true Brumbies fan

THE Brumbies have announced on facebook that they’re getting rid of their promotional ex-ambulance. Brum is up for auction. It’s the end of an era as the UC Brumbies get ready to farewell to Brum. The ambulance-come-Brumbies big mover has been on the road representing the boys for almost a decade but the time has […]


Manuka Oval to get a cracking match against South Africa

CRICKET Australia has announced Canberra’s Manuka Oval is going to get a top flight day/night cricket game against South Africa on 19 November. “This is exciting news for Canberra cricket fans, and another step in affirming Manuka Oval’s credentials as a venue for international cricket,” said Cricket Australia CEO James Sutherland. “The Centenary of Canberra […]


In the land of the trampolines, a visit to Flip Out

People love to bounce, if the early success of trampolining franchise Flip Out is anything to go by. Weekends and public holidays have been full to capacity, says Meredith Hetherington, manager of the Hume trampolining facility. “It’s been huge – we’ve only been open for a few weeks and people are already booking in advance […]

Brumbies’ Stephen Moore named the 81st Wallaby Captain

The Brumbies have tweeted the happy news that the team’s inspirational hooker has been named as the next Australian captain for the coming series against France. Well deserved recognition for years of hard work. .@stevemoore83 is @QantasWallabies 81st Test Captain and the 6th UC Brumbies player to earn the honour. — UC Brumbies (@BrumbiesRugby) […]