Clyde Rathbone will trial for the Brumbies

Jake White will be watching closely as former Wallabies winger, Clyde Rathbone, will trial for the Brumbies as outside centre for the coming season. Rathbone, who is making a comeback after retiring in 2009 and recovering from depression, has played all of his Super Rugby games and Tests on the wing, but he played outside … [Read the full story]

Jack Wighton to miss rest of season

Canberra winger Jack Wighton is likely to miss the rest of the NRL season after suffering a toe injury on a backyard trampoline. The 19-year-old was a late withdrawal from last Friday’s clash with South Sydney and it was announced he’ll have toe surgery immediately. A club spokesman confirmed it was more than likely Wighton … [Read the full story]

Storm AREN’T taught to do the chinstrap

Melbourne Storm coach Craig Bellamy says Canberra coach David Furner must think the Storm are a “bunch of hillbillies” if he believes the players are taught to tackle around the head of opponents. Ahead of training on Wednesday Bellamy addressed media before taking questions, teeing off on Canberra and other critics of their tackling style. … [Read the full story]

Big Bash League is going to get bigger

Gold Coast, Canberra, Newcastle and Geelong are all in the running to have a Big Bash League team as soon as next summer as the reinvigorated KFC T20 competition continues to explode. With ratings and crowds surging ahead of expectations, Cricket Australia has already started looking at further expansion years ahead of its original timetable. … [Read the full story]

10 reasons to live in Melbourne, by the Yanks

10. Smelly shoes pass off as art Those teddy bears must know someone with big feet. Anything and everything is art  in Melbourne.  It has no boundaries.  Though when a collection of shoes passes as an art installation, questions have to be asked. 9. Shop Sui you can’t eat Shop Sui is a boutique store … [Read the full story]

Gillard’s house is a fire hazard

The prime minister is looking for a new home after her official residence was declared a potential fire hazard. Special minister of state Gary Gray has said that Julia Gillard is looking for “suitable, secure accommodation” in the national capital of Canberra while her official home, known as the Lodge, has its leaking roof replaced … [Read the full story]

The future tax’s of Oz

It would seem Western Australia are getting a military defence force.   The government has decided we need a special defence of valuable minerals up north in WA. Of course there will be a cost to the tax payer…water pipe lines, better roads and rail links. The military must be able to reach the entertainment centres in … [Read the full story]

The pressure’s on for Matt Orford when Canberra meet Penrith

Canberra coach David Furner has retained Matt Orford at halfback for Friday night’s clash with Penrith, despite intense pressure on him to sack the former Dally M medallist. Orford has struggled in his NRL return this year and made crucial mistakes in the Raiders loss to Gold Coast last weekend. Canberra’s only win this season … [Read the full story]

Campese wants an early return to get stuck in

Injured Canberra five-eighth Terry Campese urged his teammates to “hit the ground running” as he’s on track for an early NRL comeback. It was feared Campese could miss the bulk of the regular season after undergoing a knee reconstruction in September last year, but the 26-year-old said he was well on track to be fit … [Read the full story]

This can’t be true…or can it?

These are true figures from a particular professional group of people. It will surprise you…but then again, if you think about it…maybe it won’t 36 have been accused of spouse abuse 7  have been arrested for fraud 19 have been accused of writing bad cheques 117  have directly or indirectly bankrupted at  least 2 businesses … [Read the full story]