With the ABL beginning this year we also have a new opportunity for Canberrans to compete in sport at the national level.
This will provide even more choice in sport for Canberrans and further raise the profile of Canberra as a sporting and tourism destination.
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The ACT Government has supported the Cavalry with improvements at Narrabundah Ballpark including lighting upgrades, an electronic scoreboard and improved player facilities.
The Government will also provide about $30,000 per year in sponsorship and a one-off $45,000 to help establish the team.
Until the dozing old bastards at Cricket Australia extract their digits and give us a 20-20 team in a real national league this could be a fun way to get a sports fix through summer.