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Nicolas Abot has been firing on all cylinders this season and his form up front could prove the difference as...
Sport
It was a tortured childhood memory that drew a teenage Jose Roses to the art of karate nearly five decades...
Opinion
How often does the story of a smiling woman photographed in France make the headlines? Rarely, if at all, but...
Ash Barty’s regional connections: the Ngarigo woman following Evonne Goolagong’s footsteps
Sport
As Australians everywhere celebrated a cool, calm and collected but absolutely thrilling French Open win for Ash Barty on the weekend, many commentators noted that she is the second Aboriginal woman to win a Grand Slam title, following in the footsteps of Evonne Goolagong. But few have realised that the Ipswich raised Barty, in fact, has a connection with southeastern NSW...
Local cricket grants available now for summers to come
Sport
Despite the region's pitches being frozen, cricket is a talking point again thanks to the One Day World Cup being played in the UK. Clubs and councils are being urged to think about the local seasons ahead and apply for $2 million in grants to help their cricket community. Member for Monaro John Barilaro is encouraging fans to take advantage...
Scholarship providing a helping hand in Rachel Crothers’ push for Olympic selection
Sport
Gone are the days of Rachel Crothers struggling to balance full-time work, full-time study for her psychology degree and her pursuit of Olympic selection after she was announced as a recipient of a University of Canberra sports scholarship. A wave of relief washed over the Brumbies Super W fullback as she was named one of ten UC students to receive...
Yass Magpies soar into a century of rugby league
Community
When a sea of black and white swamped Queanbeyan’s Seiffert Oval on that exhilarating Sunday in September 2006, Matt Ford could see a plan taking shape. Assistant coach to Owen Gregory the year before, Ford previously coached the Raiders junior grades, Erindale and Dickson college teams and ACT schoolboys’ sides. This was his first crack as a senior coach in...
Where to watch this weekend’s Bega Valley Rally
Sport
Nine local crews are among the 65 who will take on each other and the forest roads of the region at this weekend's Bega Valley Rally. Australian Rally Champions Neal Bates and Nathan Quinn will join Wallagoot local and ex-Toyota rally driver Ben Barker as headliners, with Barker seeded first after two consecutive wins in 2017 and 2018. President of...
Unlock the secrets of the pros at adult swimmers workshop this Saturday
Health & Wellbeing
As kids, we had swim classes during school hours and some of us probably attended the local swim club. But when school days are behind us, there is nothing much on offer for adults who want to continue this beneficial exercise and sport. At best you might you try to maintain a few laps in the local pool each week...
FFA director Heather Reid apologises to sacked Matildas coach Alen Stajcic
Sport
Football Federation Australia deputy chair Heather Reid has "apologised unreservedly" to former Matildas coach Alen Stajcic for comments she made about him when he was unceremoniously sacked earlier this year. In January, the former Capital Football boss was quoted saying that if people knew the actual facts about Mr Stajcic’s behaviour ‘they would be shocked' in a Sydney Morning Herald article....
Sunshine, surf and single-tracks – Tathra is set and ready for MTB Enduro this long weekend
Sport
This June long weekend, hundreds of mountain bike riders, their families and fans will converge on the seaside village of Tathra to take part in the town's annual Tathra Beach & Bike MTB Enduro. Tathra's cross-country, mountain bike event has gained a cult following due to its fantastic, easily accessible, and well-maintained trails, the surrounding natural beauty and great community spirit...
Brumbies favourite son Henry Speight signs with Queensland Reds
Sport
Brumbies fan favourite Henry Speight has signed a two-year deal with the Queensland Reds for the 2020 and 2021 Super Rugby seasons, ending his nine-year stint in the nation's capital. The winger has played 19 tests for the Wallabies, having made his Brumbies debut during the 2011 Super Rugby season against the Chiefs in Canberra Stadium. The 'Fijian Flyer' has captivated...
An early start to another good snow season
News
"The prospects of follow up snow falls in the coming weeks are very good," according to a senior weather forecaster at the Bureau of Meteorology. Sean Carson comes to any conversation about the approaching snow season with his own passion and love for the region and what it offers. "As much as we love the beach, we love the winter as...
Is this crisis time for the Brumbies? Why we need to support our local team
Sport
I am not privy to the Brumbies’ financial position but the lack of crowd numbers to their home games must be hurting the bottom-line and is surely not sustainable. Just 6311 fans turned out last Friday night at Canberra Stadium, bringing the season average to 8332. Compare this to the Raiders: they played the following day in front of a...
Strategy forming around Mogo Adventure Trail
Sport
Eurobodalla Shire Council is looking to build on Mogo's growing appeal to adrenaline junkies and nature lovers. Council has started work on the Mogo Adventure Trail Hub Strategy, with specialist consultants TRC Tourism developing the strategy in collaboration with key stakeholders. Funded by the Australian Government’s Building Better Regions Fund, the strategy will look at how existing bike, horse, and...
Ribbon cut on better boat access to Lake Jindabyne
News
The NSW Government is promising boaters safer and easier access to Lake Jindabyne, with the ribbon cut on $1.3 million in upgrades to the lake's boat ramp access road. Deputy Premier and Member for Monaro John Barilaro says, “When existing infrastructure is improved the community benefits as a whole." “We know already how valuable Lake Jindabyne is to the tourism of...
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