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Capital Football Round 10 Review

By 16 June 2014

National Premier League Round 10 – Review.
Saturday 14th June
Tuggeranong United 1 v Belconnen United 3
Belconnen United went to the top of the National Premier Leagues: Capital Football ladder for at least 24 hours after defeating Tuggeranong United 3-1 at Kambah on a cool Saturday afternoon. And, whilst the Blue Devils were worthy of the three [...]

ACT Women’s Premier League Round 11 Review

By 16 June 2014

ACT Women’s Premier League Football Round 11 – Review.
Sunday 15th June
Weston-Molonglo FC 7 v ANU WFC 0
Weston-Molonglo FC kept their hopes of a top four place alive after accounting for ANU WFC in a comfortable 7-0 victory. The Magpies led 2-0 at the interval and the pace of their attacks was simply too much for [...]

The real World Cup heroes are here in Canberra


Futbol is the talk of the town this week which is so refreshing. All of a sudden the budget, the economic downturn and the ravages of winter have been forgotten because we’re all be hypnotized by the world’s best footballers in Brazil.
We’ve panicked for the socceroos. I was one of those who feared we’d go [...]

Capital Football Round 9 Review

By 12 June 2014

National Premier League Round 9 – Review.
Sunday 8th June
Tuggeranong United 2 v FFA COE 1
A fifth win of the season from eight matches has Tuggeranong United sitting well placed in fifth on the National Premier Leagues Capital Football ladder after they downed the FFA COE 2-1 at Kambah 2 in a fiercely fought encounter. Both [...]

ACT Women’s Premier League Round 10 Review

By 12 June 2014

ACT Women’s Premier League Football Round 10 – Review.
Sunday 8th June
ACTAS 5 v Monaro Panthers 0
ACTAS romped to an impressive 5-0 victory over Monaro Panthers inflicting a second defeat of the season on the previous run-away league leaders who had no answer to the pace and movement of a young and gifted ACTAS outfit that [...]

Raiders go down 28-4 to the Broncos

By 10 June 2014

Another disappointing result for the Raiders last night in Canberra going down 28-4 against the Broncos in front of a small crowd of only 8,094.
The Raiders showed a lot of enthusiasm early and were locked in an arm wrestle with the Broncos, with the game being played between the side’s 20 metre lines.
However this enthusiasm [...]

Raiders buy or getout

By 9 June 2014

I have just sat through the most pathetic game of what is purported to be rugby league served up by Brisbane Broncos and the Canberra Raiders and Brisbane did nothing wrong, so work it out. 
Please buy some footballers Canberra or throw in the towel and get out of the NRL.
The Raiders are so slow [...]

Daramalan College and Lake Ginninderra College best in Canberra

By 5 June 2014

The Belconnen Basketball Sports Centre has played host to the Kate Tominac and John Stelzer College Cup competition. This is an annual event with the eventual winners having the opportunity to participate in the Australian Schools Championships (ASC), Basketball Australia’s national competition at the end of the year. Each state is represented by one school [...]

Stephen Moore to become the nation’s 81st Test captain

By 3 June 2014

Congratulations to Stephen Moore after it was announced yesterday that he will lead the Wallabies out against France on Saturday at Suncorp Stadium. In doing so he becomes the nation’s 81st Test captain.
“It’s extremely humbling to be given the opportunity, especially when you consider the number of exceptional leaders we have in the current [...]

Gunners pull off hard fought victories while Capitals Academy fall agonisly short

By 3 June 2014

It was a polar opposite weekend for the Canberra Gunners and Capitals Academy as the men’s side swept the round with two victories while the women were unable to register a win.
Against the Bendigo Lady Braves on Saturday night, the Capitals Academy fell behind by 21 points at the main break. They pulled the deficit [...]

Capital Football Round 8 Review

By 2 June 2014

National Premier League Round 8 – Review.
Sunday 1st June
FFA COE 5 v Monaro Panthers 1
The FFA COE survived the dismissal of Christian Verbi to record an overwhelming 5-1 victory over Monaro Panthers on the maiden first grade match played on the new FIFA accredited synthetic pitch at the Australian Institute of Sport. Verbi was sent [...]

ACT Women’s Premier League Round 9 Review

By 2 June 2014

ACT Women’s Premier League Football Round 9 – Review.
Sunday 1st June
Canberra FC 1 v Weston-Molonglo FC 0
A solitary goal from Grace Gill nine minutes from time earned Canberra FC a 1-0 victory over Weston-Molonglo FC in Round 9 of the ACT Women’s Premier League at Deakin Stadium. Gill struck with time running out to decide [...]

Brumbies 37-10 over the Rebels in Canberra

By 1 June 2014

A classy Brumbies dominated the Rebels last night in Canberra strolling to a 37-10 win.
A first half double to Matt Toomua saw the Brumbies go to the break with a 25-3 lead.
Nic White put in a man of the match performance as national coach, Ewen McKenzie watched from the stands.
A six-try bonus point win [...]

Raiders go down 26-12 to the Roosters

By 1 June 2014

The Roosters showed their class against a struggling Raiders with a 26-12 win at Allianz Stadium Sydney.
The Roosters strolled to a 18-0 lead after 33 minutes.
However to the Raiders credit they played a much more competitive second half, getting rid of defensive errors and completing their sets.
Ricky Stuart said after the match that he was [...]

Raider Rubbish

By 31 May 2014

Shame the National Rugby League (NRL) doesn’t have promotion and relegation.  That way it would at least force Canberra to put a decent team out there, or you would hope so. I have just suffered enough at 22 nil against Easts when I turned off. It appeared Easts were only going through the motions, it [...]

Good luck to Canberra referee Ben Williams


37 year old Canberra referee Ben Williams flies out to Brazil tomorrow and goes straight into a referee camp in preparation for the game’s showpiece event.
Williams was selected as one of 25 referees from around the globe to officiate at the World Cup in Brazil which starts 12 June.
Williams will most likely only find out [...]

Warren Miller’s Ski & Snowboard Film – One night only!


[ 30 May 2014 at 7:30 pm; ]

This Friday, celebrate winter with Warren Miller’s Ticket to Ride. The newest chapter in the legendary film series, Ticket to Ride will take you on an action packed journey with the world’s best skiers and snowboarders. Witness athletes at their career best, and discover the paths that put them at the top of the steepest [...]

James Tedesco signs with the Raiders

By 27 May 2014

Promising West Tigers fullback James Tedesco has agreed a 3 year deal with the Raiders.
Last ditch attempts by the West Tigers to keep the 21 year old have failed after a lucrative offer was put forward by the Raiders – believed to be nearly $2 million over 3 years.
What do you think Raiders fan’s?
Further details [...]

Capital Football Round 7 Review

By 27 May 2014

National Premier League Round 7 – Review.
Sunday 25th May
Canberra FC 5 v Canberra City 0
Canberra FC ensured they remained top of the National Premier Leagues: Capital Football after defeating a belligerent Canberra City 5-0 at Deakin Stadium. The home team was always in control of the match but City made them work hard for their [...]

ACT Women’s Premier League Round 8 Review

By 27 May 2014

ACT Women’s Premier League Football Round 8 – Review.
Thursday 22nd May
ANU WFC 0 v Canberra FC 11
Canberra FC romped to their fifth win of the season as they crushed ANU WFC 11-0 in a match brought forward from Round 10 and switched to Deakin Stadium under lights in midweek. The victory moved Canberra FC into [...]

Raiders 42-12 over the Cowboys in Canberra

By 25 May 2014

The Canberra Raiders have bounced back after a month to forget with a dominant 42-12 win over the North Queensland Cowboys this afternoon in Canberra.
The Cowboys, missing Johnathan Thurston, Matt Scott and James Tamou, all on origin duty, were the first to score when Ethan Lowe crossed after 18 minutes.
However a try to Paul Vaughan [...]

Brumbies go down 44-23 to the Bulls

By 24 May 2014

The Brumbies have surrendered top spot in the Australian conference after going down 44-23 overnight in Pretoria.
The result kept the Brumbies winless on their two-game trip to South Africa.
The Brumbies were never in the game as the Bulls run out to a 31-6 lead by the 44th minute.
“The Bulls put on a display tonight they [...]

Henry Speight re-signs for the Brumbies

By 21 May 2014

Henry Speight has turned down lucrative offers from overseas to remain loyal to the Brumbies for 2 more years.
Henry is highly regarded by Wallabies coach Ewen McKenzie. Now his contract situation has been secured he can focus on securing a Wallabies jersey when he becomes eligible for Australian selection in September.
Read more.

Capital Football Round 6 Review

By 20 May 2014

National Premier League Round 6 – Review.
Saturday 17th May
Belconnen United 2 – Canberra FC 2
A 94th minute header from substitute Josip Jadric earned Canberra FC a point from a 2-2 draw with Belconnen United at McKellar Park on Saturday evening. Jadric rose highest to nod past Blue Devils goalkeeper Ashley Collins deep into added time [...]

Tackling homophobia in ACT Sport


Over 40% of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) Canberrans have felt unsafe in a sporting environment and 32.2% have experienced verbal homophobia/bullying in sport, a new report has found.
Coinciding with International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia, the Inclusive Sport Survey Report presents findings on the sport experiences of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and [...]

Raiders go down 26-20 to the Panthers

By 18 May 2014

The Canberra Raiders have gone down to the Penrith Panthers this afternoon in Canberra.
Despite having conceded 108 points in their last couple of outings the Raiders started the match in positive fashion scoring in the first minute.
The Raiders went to the break leading 16-14, however soon after the resumption the Panthers scored. The Panthers extended [...]

Brumbies go down 27-21 to the Cheetahs

By 18 May 2014

The Brumbies have gone down to the Cheetahs overnight in Bloemfontein.
A converted Stephen Moore try with 5 minutes to go moved the Brumbies to within 3 points. However the Cheetahs responded immediately with a field goal to push the final score out to 27-21.
“We didn’t have the start to the game we wanted, the Cheetahs [...]

Joe Roff to be named the CEO of the newly formed University of Canberra Capitals


Basketball ACT (BACT) and the University of Canberra Union (UCU) are delighted to formally announce the transfer of the Canberra Capitals to the University of Canberra as of Today. The change means that the ownership and management of the Capitals transfers from BACT to UCU, including the WNBL licence, all player contracts, assets, and the [...]

Canberra Volunteers needed for World Class Events

By 16 May 2014

Two of the world’s biggest sporting events are coming to Canberra in 2015 and local volunteers are needed to help ensure they are world-class events.
AFC Asian Cup Australia 2015 and ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 are urging Canberrans to be a part of two of the biggest events the ACT has ever hosted.
The call for [...]

Brumby Yak

By 12 May 2014

So I don’t know the full story behind this but apparently Brumby Jack was a bit off colour at the ANZAC Day game against the Chiefs and was even caught trying to rev up the crowd during the Last Post and moment’s silence.
Rumour has it Clyde Rathbone’s brother was filling in the suit that weekend [...]

Brumbies 16-9 over the Sharks in Canberra

By 11 May 2014

The Brumbies have spoiled Jake White’s return to Canberra with a hard fought 16-9 win over the Sharks in Canberra last night.
In a match dominated by the forwards, the return of Fotu Auelua bought some much needed aggression to the Brumbies back row.
Both sides traded a penalty goal apiece after the break, before Sam Carter, [...]

What price the wooden spoon?

By 11 May 2014

Looks like Ricky Stuart has bought the form that saw him get the flick from at least two NRL sides as he took them to oblivion. The Raiders will be lucky to avoid the dreaded wooden spoon like those other 2 sides. His departure has seen both sides benefit as both are currently above Canberra but [...]

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