Foxsports has the wondrous news about the Brumbies nail biting win in Pretoria over night.
THE Brumbies have won through to their first Super Rugby final in nine years after centre Tevita Kuridrani scored a last ditch try to sink the Bulls 26-23 in Pretoria.
It’s the first time the Bulls have lost a Super Rugby finals [...]
Foxsports has the story of the ongoing lime green torture of the dragons:
CANBERRA captain Terry Campese glanced down at his mobile phone on Saturday and smiled to himself, knowing that one of the most remarkable hoodoos in the game wasn’t about to be broken.
Remaining unbeaten against St George Illawarra since 2007 with a gutsy win [...]
The Brumbies have announced they’re looking to build on last week’s squeaker against the Cheetahs with the same side to face the mighty Bulls at the fortress like Loftus Versfeld:
The University of Canberra Brumbies have named an unchanged side to take on the Bulls this weekend at Loftus Versfeld as the ACT-based club fights for [...]
[ 27 July 2013 6:00 pm to 28 July 2013 12:00 am. ] Canberra Roller Derby League are fundraising to get our VCR Squad to Queensland to face off against the Brisbane City Rollers and Sun State Roller Girls! And what better way than to dance!
Join members of CRDL and DJ Raven in the Atlas Room -Hellenic in the City from 6pm-7:30pm for a Kids Dance Party, followed [...]
[ 5 October 2013; ] Nike SB and Skateboarding Australia are proud to officially announce the ACT’s October 5th event named Belcopalooza: The Australian Championship. Held in conjunction with the Centenary of Canberra; this is going to be massive: Australia’s best skateboarder’s competing for $18,000 prize money!
More info here: http://sba.org.au/Blog/belcopalooza
The paint on the post proved just enough to squeak the Brumbies home against the Cheetahs in their first final this afternoon.
Outplayed 2 tries to none the Brumbies hung tough enough to stay in contention 15-13.
Travelling to Pretoria to play the Bulls next week is going to need something else again from what they had [...]
Foxsports has the happy news of lime green triumph at the Stadium in Bruce:
NOT since 1995, when their current coach was wreaking havoc in a lime green jersey, have Parramatta lost eight straight games.
So it was somewhat cruel that Ricky Stuart had to suffer the indignity of being in charge of the first Eels side [...]
The Raiders have the exciting news that Huawei are extending their sponsorship and the Green Machine is off the Shenzen in 2014 to be cheered on by the Huawei workforce:
Huawei Corporate Affairs Director Jeremy Mitchell said he hoped the sponsorship renewal would add weight to the push for the first 2014 NRL match to be [...]
The ACT Government is putting word out on ground closures:
All ACT Government sportsgrounds will be closed today Friday 19 July due to wet weather and the forecast of further showers.
The decision has been taken in order to minimise damage to the turf surfaces and in the interests of player safety.
The focus is on protecting grounds [...]
The Brumbies have named their side for Sunday’s blockbuster final against the tournament entertainers the Cheetahs at Canberra Stadium:
Seasoned campaigners George Smith and Clyde Rathbone make a return to the University of Canberra Brumbies starting XV this Sunday in the side’s first finals appearance in nine years.
Both players returned to the Brumbies for an [...]
The Brumbies are giving notice that they’re putting on a BBQ at lunchtime today (12.30 to 1.30pm):
With snags and facilities supplied by ActewAGL, the Brumbies are holding a meet and greet to say thank you to their supporters for backing the team in 2013.
In all, 10 players will be on hand with ticket [...]
Well what’s a finals run without some bandwagon jumping?
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University of Canberra Brumbies Vs. The Central Cheetahs
Sunday 21 July 2013
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$10 ticket deal! Ticket, supporter and drinks package included in the price!
Pre-party at Zierholz at UC from 12am!
Come into the UC Life! office to secure your tickets!
Canberra Raiders and New South Wales winger Blake Ferguson is pleading not guilty in response to charges of indecent assault, reports ABC News.
Ferguson was accused of assaulting a young woman in a Cronulla nightclub while out drinking with fellow well behaved footballer Josh Dugan.
Ferguson has been suspended by the NRL for multiple problems, mostly related [...]
We’re not naming names. Nor are we pointing fingers.
But The Economist this week has a story on the many ways sporting teams can be put to bad use by money men.
Worth knowing about.
Not that we’re saying we have any proof at all it happens in these parts.
[ 28 July 2013; 4:10 pm; ] Despite disgracing themselves, their team, their families, and this city on Saturday night the Brumbies are still in the finals (could have had the saloon passage but we’re doing it the hard way now).
The team has details of the Sunday afternoon extravaganza in Bruce:
The University of Canberra Brumbies will host the Cheetahs on Sunday, [...]
One can only hope tonight’s miserable effort by the Brumbies, going down 15-21 to the Force, will be a wakeup call for finals football.
But it was bloody awful.
UPDATE: Foxsports has details if you’re into that sort of thing.
Dear fellow rioters -
Having achieved a certain age and degree of blobbiness, I decide that some sort of gym work would be a good idea.
To this end I went to a certain northside gym, where I thought I’d start with a dumbed-down, westernised, yoga class.
However, while waiting for the class to start, the piped doof-doof [...]
The Brumbies have named their side which we would all like to see win with four tries over the Force in Perth latish on Saturday night:
The University of Canberra Brumbies have named their team to face the Western Force in Perth, with Ian Prior selected at scrumhalf and Colby Faingaa claiming the starting No. [...]
In signs of a very unhappy team the SMH reports that David Shillington wants no part of a leadership group that tolerates Blake Ferguson:
He is due to face Waverley Local Court next Tuesday, the day before the third and deciding match of the Origin series in Sydney. While Ferguson has been sidelined by administrators since [...]
Round 2 of the 2013 National Capital Paintball League was held last weekend at Paintball Sports ACT.
20 teams from the ACT and NSW battled it out across two divisions. When the dust settled the rankings were as follows:
3. TPC – The Players Club
4. Cunning Stunts
5. Plan B
8. TPC – Factory [...]
The Brumbies have one more regular season game to go, but they’re confident enough to be selling finals tickets:
Tickets for the University of Canberra Brumbies first home final are now on sale for the general public.
Brumbies supporters are advised that the home qualifying/semi-final will take place on either be the Friday 19, Sunday [...]
The Brumbies over night got around to posting the news that they’ve signed three more for next year:
The University of Canberra Brumbies have moved closer to securing a full roster for the 2014 Super Rugby season with Sam Carter, Fotu Auelua and Andrew Smith all committing to the club beyond the end of this [...]
Rob, Tim, and I mix up the rugby ideas in Duxton, expound on matters rugby.
The beer for review is the Matilda Bay Bohemian Pilsener.
The music is by Consumer.
You can download it now.
Our tips this week are:
Rob – Crusaders, Highlanders, Chiefs, Waratahs, Brumbies, Sharks, Bulls
John – Crusaders, Rebels, Blues, Reds, Brumbies, Sharks, Stormers
Tim – Crusaders, Highlanders, [...]
After a bit of a dry spell on the road the Canberra Raiders have managed a home win against the North Queensland Cowboys.
Despite going wobbly in the second half.
More on this later.
UPDATE: Foxsports tells the tale:
YOUNG gun Anthony Milford celebrated his starting debut by scoring the match sealing try as Canberra notched a 26-18 [...]
The Raiders have made a statement on why their salary cap breaches aren’t as bad as some would think:
“We were aware of our overspend in both first tier and second tier salary caps however we will be lodging an appeal in the size of the fines and we’re confident in that appeal,” Raiders CEO Don [...]
[ 13 July 2013; 6:00 pm; ]
There’s hot roller derby action in Canberra on Saturday 13 July when Varsity Derby League’s DisHonour Rollers take on the Misfit Militia at Southern Cross Stadium Tuggeranong!
VDL’s all-star team will clash with a squad of skaters from the South West Sydney Rockets, Wollongong Illawarra Roller Derby, Coastal Knockouts and Port Macquarie Roller Derby in [...]
Very very few players can be at the top of their game 12 years apart (the time between tours of Australia by the British and Irish Lions).
But The Roar is reporting that George Smith is going to achieve the feat:
George Smith is a bolter for the Wallabies openside flanker position, with Michael Hooper to [...]
Mossrocket just hit us with some fantastic fencing footage:
I’ve been practicing my GoPro skills whenever I get the opportunity – so I was very happy to be asked to visit the Swordplay Fencing Club and see how my little camera could help their coaching technique.
Here’s a video I put together to demonstrate some of the [...]
Allow us to introduce you to Night Hoops. Night Hoops is a basketball program for kids 12-21, run in conjunction with Basketball ACT and PCYC Canberra. We’ve been operating since 2011 at Belconnen Basketball Stadium.
Night Hoops engages kids, new migrant youth and at-risk youth in weekly basketball games, where they learn key skills such [...]