Routine maintenance closes ACT sportsgrounds

ALL ACT government irrigated sportsgrounds will be closed for two weeks for routine maintenance. 

Papalii and Wighton share Meninga Medal

Canberra Raiders players Josh Papalii and Jack Wighton will share this year's Meninga Medal after they both received the top votes for the player of the year award. 

Health chief increases crowd numbers for NRL finals

Almost 10,000 people will be allowed at the Canberra Raiders game when they play the Cronulla Sharks at GIO stadium on Saturday (October 3) after ACT chief health officer Dr Kerryn Coleman agreed to increase the crowd size. 

Tennis clubs give ‘derelict’ government a serve

THE ACT government has been accused of being a "derelict landlord" for not supporting community-run tennis clubs trying to manage major maintenance bills.

Papalii signs another three years with the Raiders

Star forward Josh Papalii's contract with the Canberra Raiders has been extended three more seasons. 

Libs pledge female sporting boost for the south

A STATE-of-the-art, multi-purpose sports complex has been promised for Tuggeranong. 

Winning Melissa sprints cheerfully into retirement

AUSTRALIA’S fastest 100-metre sprinter, Melissa Breen, has been all about the slow life since retiring last month, reports DANIELLE NOHRA.

‘Razor’s’ a ray of hope in dark times

EDDIE WILLIAMS says in these challenging times, Australia is looking for a national hero and who better than Canberra’s most significant sporting figure of the 21st century...

Round Six scores from the CRRL matches

Scores from today's Round Six matches of the Canberra Region Rugby League.

Canberra Region Rugby League: Round Six scores

ROUND SIX: scores from today's (August 29) Canberra Region Rugby League 

Election 2020: One-off payment promise keeps kids in sport 

If elected, Belco Party candidate Alan Tutt is promising to give parents a one-off $200 payment to keep children playing sport. 

Manager Ward signs up for two more seasons

Recently re-signed Cavalry manager of the Canberra Cavalry, Keith Ward, has agreed to an additional two seasons with the Canberra baseball side, in a bid to bring the club its first championship since 2013.

Bateman to leave Raiders when the season ends

Canberra Raiders forward John Bateman will depart the club at the end of the season to pursue "other long-term options", according to the club.

Calls for FFA to consider Canberra as a host city 

The Canberra Liberals has written to Football Federation Australia, asking for it to reconsider Canberra’s involvement in the FIFA 2023 Women’s World Cup after the ACT government chose not to bid for a local game. 

Running Shaun still collecting sporting accolades

AFTER 30 years contributing to athletics in multiple roles, former long-distance runner and two-time Olympian, Shaun Creighton, has been recognised with a prestigious national award. 

Four grand finals stars join Raiders hall of fame

THE Canberra Raiders inducted four more players into the club's Hall of Fame, at last night's season launch at its new centre in Braddon.

Raiders first coach Don Furner dies at 87

The Canberra Raiders inaugural coach and life member Don Furner Sr died last night (February 24) following a long battle with illness. He was 88.

The political minefield of good manners in sport

"The stunning success of the Green Machine must be extremely galling for Barr, Berry and other ministers. For the sake of political appearances, they've presumably all felt the need to be seen to be supportive of the Raiders, all the while, one assumes, privately willing them to lose," writes JON STANHOPE.

Stephen spars his way to a broadcasting future

As a child, Queanbeyan’s Stephen Peios would imitate great boxing announcers... and now he’s an announcer for boxing legends in real life on the world stage, reports DANIELLE NOHRA.

Cindy takes her cue to blackball glory

When Cindy Blackmore went to the Australian Blackball National Championships in Melbourne last month she had no idea she’d come home the first Canberran to win an Australian National singles title in any form of cue sports. DANIELLE NOHRA reports...





Oxford’s vaccine result is a global game changer

The global pandemic is not over and won’t be for a long time yet – but the light is getting brighter, writes MICHAEL HEAD.


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