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Brumbies go down 40-20 to the Crusaders

By 5 May 2014

Despite it being 14 years since the Brumbies had claimed a win over the Crusaders in New Zealand the team went into the match with a lot of confidence after their dominating display against the Chiefs a few weeks earlier.
However ill-discipline across the park meant the Brumbies were never in the hunt, eventually going down [...]

Roller derby – Saturday 3 May

By 2 May 2014
Roller derby - Saturday 3 May

[ 3 May 2014; 5:00 pm; ]

Varsity Derby League’s Sophomores will be going up against Wagga Derby Dolls’ Murderous Crows on Saturday 3 May!

The bout will also introduce Capital Carnage, our men’s roller derby team, in a special five-on-five short game before the main game.

Doors open at 5 pm at Southern Cross Stadium, Tuggeranong.

Tickets are $10 at the door, and children under [...]

Capitals trio to represent Jayco Opals on WNBA Tour

By 30 April 2014

The Jayco Australian Opals will take the next step in their preparations for the 2014 FIBA World Championship for Women this week, with a 12-strong squad named for the tour of the USA departing Wednesday.
Coming off a successful training camp on the Gold Coast earlier this month, Jayco Opals Head Coach Brendan Joyce has named [...]

Capital Football Round 3 Review

By 29 April 2014

(Direct Media Release care of Capital Football)
Sunday 27th April
Canberra FC 7 (Ryan Keir 4’, Domenic Giampaolo 48’ (pen), 60’, Daniel Bennett 50’, 57’, Alex Oloriegbe 83’, Philippe Bernabo-Madrid 84’) Tuggeranong United 0
Canberra FC stormed to a 7-0 victory over Tuggeranong United at Deakin Stadium to continue their excellent start to the campaign. The hosts ultimately [...]

Australian & New Zealand Rugby fans pay respects on ANZAC Day despite SANZAR objections

By 28 April 2014

Although SANZAR ruled that no anthems could be played at the Super Rugby fixture between the Brumbies and the Chiefs on ANZAC Day, crowds paid their respects by removing their hats and falling silent (although not labeled a minutes silence according the SANZARs wishes).
This display of respect was accompanied by a reading of The Ode [...]

Where can you watch the Alex Leapai vs Wladimir Klitschko fight?

By 26 April 2014

Hello Rioters – does anyone know if any Canberra venues are opening tomorrow morning to broadcast the Alex Leapai vs Wladimir Klitschko fight? I know it is being broadcasted on Foxtel Main Event.

Brumbies 41-23 over the Chiefs in Canberra

By 25 April 2014
Brumbies 41-23 over the Chiefs in Canberra

The Brumbies took revenge over the Chiefs for last years grand final loss by belting them 41-23 tonight in Canberra.
Leading 13-6 at the break, Tevita Kuridrani’s double, plus some free flowing rugby from man of the match Matt Toomua, cemented a solid win.
The bonus point win put’s the Brumbies in second place, just one point [...]

AFL Legends Lunch

By 23 April 2014

[ 13 June 2014; 12:00 pm; ] The Sydney Swans are hosting a lunch in Canberra to honour recently retired Swans legend Jude Bolton.

Other guests include ex-Collingwood captain, Team of Century member and AFL Football Hall of Fame inductee, Des Tuddenham, and Sydney Swans CEO, Andrew Ireland.

Date: Friday 13th June
Time: 12:00pm
Venue: National Press Club, Canberra
Ticket Price: Members $115, Non-members $120

Bookings: http://www.sydneyswans.com.au/events/canberra-legends-lunch

All Tickets [...]

Raiders 24-22 over the Storm in Canberra

By 20 April 2014

The Canberra Raiders have completed a last minute 24-22 come from behind victory over the Melbourne Storm in Canberra this afternoon.
The win ends a 6 game losing streak in Canberra.
Anthony Milford was again inspirational and put in a man of the match performance.
Watch the green machine belt out the team song after the win.
Full [...]

Canberra Roller Derby League presents Skate of the ANZAC

By 19 April 2014
Canberra Roller Derby League presents Skate of the ANZAC

[ 25 April 2014 to 26 April 2014. ]

Canberra Roller Derby League presents Skate of the ANZAC: a two-day, three-tier skate extravaganza. Whether you want to catch a few heats on Friday 25 April for the mere cost of a gold coin donation, or show up for the thrilling finals on Saturday evening, 26 April, this tournament will have your Anzac entertainment covered.

A [...]

Brumbies 23-20 over the Reds in Brisbane

By 11 April 2014

The Brumbies grounded out a hard fought 23-20 win over the Reds tonight in Brisbane.
After a solid first half, where the Brumbies went to the break with 20-10 lead, the Reds finally hit their straps and pulled within 3 points with 11 minutes to play. The Brumbies however withstood a late Reds rally and held [...]

Brumbies 2014 State of the Union Lunch

By 11 April 2014
Brumbies 2014 State of the Union Lunch

[ 30 May 2014; 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm. ]

The Brumbies have announced a date and venue for the 2014 State of the Union Lunch. This annual fundraising event has been held for over a decade with the Brumbies raising money to assist with the development of rugby in the ACT and Southern NSW.

The State of the Union Lunch has become a well-known fixture [...]

Tom Staniforth to make his debut for the Brumbies

By 10 April 2014

19-year-old Australian Under 20′s representative Tom Staniforth has been selected to make his debut at lock for Friday nights grudge match against the Reds.
It will be a baptism of fire for Tom as he goes head to head with Wallabies paring of James Horwill and Rob Simmons.
Sending you loads of good vibes Tom – Go [...]

The Sportsmans Lunch

By 8 April 2014

[ 2 May 2014; 12:30 pm; ] In Partnership with Aristocrat & The Vikings Group; Vikings Rugby presents:

The Sportsmans Lunch
Friday 2 May 12:30pm

MC: Rupert McCall (Modern Day Poet)

GUESTS: Buck Shelford (Former All Blacks Captain) & Billy Birmingham (The 12th Man)

VENUE: The Auditorium, Erindale Vikings Club

DRESS: Business Attire (No Denim)

TICKETS: $110 per person or $1000 for a table of 10 (includes a 3 [...]

Local Paintball Tournament Results

By 8 April 2014
Local Paintball Tournament Results

Last weekend saw teams from around Canberra and the east coast competing in round 1 of the 2014 National Capital Paintball League at Paintball Sports ACT.  With thousands of dollars in cash and prizes up for grabs the competition was intense. However, the league lived up to its reputation for combining fiery competition with a [...]

Brumbies 26-9 over the Blues in Canberra

By 5 April 2014
Brumbies 26-9 over the Blues in Canberra

The Brumbies kept the Blues try-less in last night 26-9 win in Canberra. Once again Pat McCabe showed his class with a 2 try effort. In a pleasing sign for Brumbies fans Christian Lealiifano played a staring role in the second half. Bring on the reds next week!
Full match report

MONT 24 Cancelled

By 4 April 2014
MONT 24 Cancelled

Organisers of this years race have announced that it is great regret that the Mont 24 Hour Race has been cancelled. The heavy rains hitting the Bungendore region since this 6am Friday morning have made it impossible to use the campground paddocks. In the interests of the venue, land managers and the safety of participants [...]

Canberra goes to Brazil

By 4 April 2014

Canberra’s Ben Williams has been selected as Australia’s representative for officiating on field at the fifa world cup in Brazil in June this year.  Well done Ben!
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2014-03-31/act-sport-teacher-fifa-world-cup-referee-brazil/5357272

The puck DOESN’T stop here.

By 2 March 2014

I only started playing Ice hockey last year, having been a field hockey player for most of my life, but immediately I was taken by how close knit the Ice Hockey community is. Myself and my house mate both started playing at the same time, and were both welcomed into the fold by some of [...]

National Capital Paintball League Beginners Competition Results

By 27 February 2014
National Capital Paintball League Beginners Competition Results

Last Saturday (22 February 2014) 16 teams competed in a beginners only paintball tournament at Paintball Sports ACT in Fairbairn Pines. The event was a preseason tournament in the lead up to the first round of the National Capital Paintball League. The final placings were as follows:
1st – Recon by Fire
2nd – Canberra Ivy
3rd – [...]

2014 HeartKids Hillclimb

By 19 February 2014
2014 HeartKids Hillclimb

This Sunday 23 February, the Canberra Hillclimb Circuit at Fairbairn Park hosts the 2014 HeartKids Hillclimb.

Roller derby: Snow Bite! VDL vs BMRDL, Sat 15 Feb

By 11 February 2014
Roller derby: Snow Bite! VDL vs BMRDL, Sat 15 Feb

Varsity Derby League vs BMRDL. Photo: David Mackie
The first roller derby bout for 2014 in Canberra is on! Varsity Derby League‘s DisHonour Rollers will take on the Blue Mountains Roller Derby League’s Free Sisters this Saturday.
There will be some skaters having their debut bout for VDL  – come see how the hard work put [...]

Parkour / free running in Canberra?

By 10 February 2014

Does anyone know of a current training group here in Canberra for parkour/free running?
Details appreciated.
Google is little help. Most/all stuff is old.

rUCkus Crew setting a new pace in passion.

By 24 January 2014

The University of Canberra Brumbies Offical Supporters Group “The rUCkus Crew” seem to be in pre-season training for their season of shirtless, brass fueled shenanigans again in 2014.
I think they may need counselling though… I mean look at these guys… I got pretty upset over Benny Mowen too… But this upset?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yMmfr43t1ws
And do they not even [...]

Tony Jackson calls it quits at Basketball ACT

By 23 January 2014

a BOARD COMMUNIQUE has reached us from Basketball ACT:
The board of Basketball ACT wishes to advise the resignation of Tony Jackson as the Chief Executive Officer.
Best of luck to him.

UN Women Australia Color Run (TM) Team, “National Committee for UN Women (Rothnie-Jones)” Wants You to Run/Walk w Their Team 16/2/14, Sun

By 23 January 2014

Consider this your invitation to UN Women Australia Team, men and women, alike:
Sunday, 16 Feb at 8AM. Commonwealth Park.
 “National Committee for UN Women (Rothnie-Jones)” is the name of the team and it will be fun, inclusive, and there will be a range of fitness so you will have team mates to run/walk with….we promise. [...]

TAMS want you out fishing

By 22 January 2014

Territory and Municipal Services are actively encouraging you to get out fishing on our lakes and rivers:
ACT residents are encouraged to make use of the many great fishing spots in the region, including Uriarra Loop Track, Black Mountain Peninsula, Dairy Flat, the trout waters below Bendora Dam and in Googong Reservoir.

Canberra Ingress Scores 10 January 2014

By 20 January 2014
Canberra Ingress Scores 10 January 2014

After a hectic weekend of strike and counter strike (and as importantly the introduction of regional scores) the local Ingress standings are as follows in Cell PA03-ROMEO-11 (aka Canberra).
The Resistance have opened up a hefty lead over the Enlightened with 13,000 Mind Control Units (if you’re not playing you’re a mind being fought for) to [...]

Parkes Way closures for triathlon festival

By 17 January 2014

The ACT Government wishes to advise motorists and other road users of a temporary road closure of westbound lanes of Pasrkes Way and a nearby car park for the Triathlon ACT January Festival 2014.
The westbound lanes of Parkes Way between Kimgs Avenue and Glenloch Interchange will be closed from 6am to 12.30pm Sunday 19 January [...]

Well played Canberra’s Nick Kyrgios

By 17 January 2014

Canberra’s Nick Kyrgios won a lot of fans around the world with his close fought and cramp riddled second round Australian Open tennis loss to France’s Benoit Paire.
Definitely one to watch as he gets a few more years under his belt and miles in the legs.

Leadership from the bench for the Brumbies

By 16 January 2014

The Brumbies have announced more players who can’t make it onto the pitch for their leadership group:
The UC Brumbies have announced their leadership group for the 2014 Super Rugby competition, with Fotu Auelua and Clyde Rathbone joining David Pocock, Christian Lealiifano and Stephen Moore under the incumbent skipper, Ben Mowen.
The group of six [...]

EDD wants you to leave the car behind when going to the cricket

By 10 January 2014

The funsters at the Economic Development Directorate are expressing a preference for cars not to be driven to the PM’s XI:
If you’re going to the Prime Minsters XI V’s England match at Manuka on Tuesday, your best bet is to leave the car at home and catch an ACTION bus, and it won’t cost you [...]

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