We’re all Raiders fans now

ANDREW Barr has taken to Twitter promising to literally paint the town green in his excitement leading up to Saturday's home NRL final. We wish...

ACTSPORT closing down

SHANE Rattenbury has thanked ACTSPORT for its contribution to the Canberra region’s sporting community, after the organisation signalled its intention to wind down. “After...

Ring master doesn’t pull his punches

ROD HENSHAW goes a couple of rounds with Jack Pappas, the tough barrister who puts his money where his mouth is to help kids box their way out of bother

Sport / Raiders on a roll

THE Raiders’ juggernaut continues through the off-season. Membership is at an all-time high with the club on target to reach 15,000 before the start...

Gavel / Beware, the Brumbies are under attack

"Why the Brumbies are even in the same sentence as the Western Force and the Melbourne Rebels is beyond comprehension," writes sport columnist TIM GAVEL

ACT Sports Hall of Fame re-opens

SHANE Rattenbury has re-opened the ACT Sports Hall of Fame in its new home at the University of Canberra Sports Commons. “Many of the names...

Canberra boxer ban shock from world titles

CANBERRA boxer Bianca Elmir's Olympic dreams have been shattered after her shock banning from the World Titles in China. She tested positive to a diuretic...

Here come the Windies

AUSTRALIA will play the West Indies on Manuka Oval in a one-day, day-night, international cricket match on  February 6. The  match is part of next...

Casino owners to sponsor the Brumbies

WORD is breaking that the new owners of the Canberra Casino, Aquis, have signed a six year deal to sponsor the Brumbies. This no doubt...

Gavel / Chad calls it as he sees it

“By the end of the day I was starting to think that, at 23 years of age, this young man could be anything in this caper," writes sports columnist TIM GAVEL 

NSW shuts down greyhound racing – ACT to follow

NSW will become the first Australian state to shut down greyhound racing after a Special Commission of Inquiry found overwhelming evidence of systemic animal...

Grammar’s inaugural Red Hill Run

CANBERRA Grammar School is staging a new community event this month – the Red Hill Run. It's open to everyone – running enthusiasts, tranquil...

Dan’s big hillclimb for little hearts

SINCE 2009, Dan Cummins has raised $45,000 for the charity HeartKids through his annual HeartKids Hillclimb event in memory of his late brother. The 31-year-old,...

Gavel / Ricky’s Raiders come in from the cold

"Ricky Stuart will say there's still time left in the season for things to fall apart. So far as I'm concerned, this season has already been a success," writes sport columnist TIM GAVEL

Sport: Pain of sharing young talent

Canberra’s success as a sporting “nursery” may be a hindrance as we revisit the possibility of getting teams back into men’s national leagues, says TIM GAVEL

Gavel / Big Bash Jono plays the waiting game

CANBERRA cricketer Jono Dean vividly remembers the phone call that changed his life. Admittedly, it was only five years ago, but plenty has happened...

The future of the Civic Pool in the balance

SHANE Rattenbury says that during the normal period of closure of the two outdoor pools (dive and toddler) over winter months, work will commence...

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.

Comment: Why Furner didn’t see the axe coming

Axed Raiders' coach Dave Furner was coaching with one hand tied behind his back, says sporting commentator TIM GAVEL

Modest Mal takes the prize as pool’s lap legend

UP at dawn to swim several kilometres most mornings, the Dickson Aquatic Centre Lap Legends log their laps over the outdoor swim season for...

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