Caden Helmers, The Sydney Morning Herald

Caden Helmers

The Sydney Morning Herald

Queanbeyan, NSW, Australia

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Recent:
  • The Sydney Morning Herald
Past:
  • Canberra Times
  • Newcastle Herald
  • WAtoday
  • Brisbane Times

Recent articles by Caden:

State of Origin player ratings: How the Blues and Maroons are faring in game two

We run the rule over the players who rose to the occasion in game two in Perth and those who would like to have their time over again. → Read More

Representative round previews: Experts analyse the head-to-head match-ups

The weekend’s rep action kicks off with women’s Origin on Friday night before three back-to-back Test matches on Saturday. → Read More

All you need to know about the Socceroos and the World Cup

The Socceroos have taken the long road but they are bound for Qatar 2022 after a stirring penalty shootout triumph in the tournament’s penultimate play-off match. → Read More

NRL Round 14 previews: Experts analyse the head-to-head match-ups

We’re back to a full deck for the Queen’s Birthday long weekend with the round kicking off on Friday when the Cowboys host the Dragons. → Read More

State of Origin player ratings: How the Blues and Maroons fared in game one

We run the rule over the players who lifted in game one in Sydney and those who didn’t live up to expectation. → Read More

State of Origin player ratings for NRL season so far

Can’t wait for Origin I player ratings? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered with their ratings for the 2022 season. → Read More

State of Origin I tips: Experts analyse the series opener

Our league panel have run the rule over the series opener at Accor Stadium. Will NSW make it two in a row or is the stage set for a classic Origin ambush? → Read More

Former Dally M medal winner Robert ‘Rocky’ Laurie dies

Rugby league is in mourning after the death of the former Roosters and Rabbitohs star, who was awarded the game’s highest honour in 1980. → Read More

NRL round 12 previews: Experts analyse the head-to-head match-ups

It’s the final week of the regular season before Origin begins to play havoc and we’ve run the rule over the fixtures beginning with Melbourne v Manly on Thursday. → Read More

'I need to be a part of that': What hosting a World Cup means to Australian rugby

Rugby Australia has a golden opportunity to cash in. → Read More

'He's well and truly a boxer': Harry Garside's praise for Paul Gallen

My passion for journalism can be traced back to Mighty Ducks match reports and reading the Sunday paper with my old man. A love of sport turned into a passion for telling stories, breaking news and being a reliable voice. → Read More

Canberra Raiders five-eighth Jack Wighton hit with two-game ban

The Raiders have copped another blow. → Read More

Brumbies half Nic White's old school takes on Canberra rugby nursery

Nic White's former school was slated to play a curtain-raiser at Canberra Stadium. Picture: Keegan Carroll Nic White was the outlier in a rugby league nursery. My passion for journalism can be traced back to Mighty Ducks match reports and reading the Sunday paper with my old man. A love of sport turned into a passion for telling stories, breaking news and being a reliable voice. → Read More

Marred by the card: Queensland Reds beat Brumbies in Super Rugby clash

My passion for journalism can be traced back to Mighty Ducks match reports and reading the Sunday paper with my old man. A love of sport turned into a passion for telling stories, breaking news and being a reliable voice. → Read More

The boxer who won the fight of his life: Toby Riley overcomes motorbike accident to make debut

Toby Riley was told he would be lucky to walk again. Picture: Sitthixay Ditthavong Sue Townsend wondered if her son would make it through the night. My passion for journalism can be traced back to Mighty Ducks match reports and reading the Sunday paper with my old man. A love of sport turned into a passion for telling stories, breaking news and being a reliable voice. → Read More

'We want to give it a shot': WNBL scrambles to lock in semi-final after Canberra Capitals hit by COVID-19

The Capitals have been hit hard by COVID-19 in the playoffs. → Read More

Canberra Capitals, coach Paul Goriss, fight to stay alive against Perth Lynx in WNBL finals

Paul Goriss hopes his stint as Capitals coach lasts a little longer. → Read More

Brumbies reign over Queensland Reds but sweat on Noah Lolesio in Super Rugby thriller

The Brumbies face a nervous wait after Noah Lolesio left the field with an ankle injury. Picture: Keegan Carroll The ACT Brumbies have buried the ghosts of Queensland's past but all eyes will be on Noah Lolesio's ankle as they hit the road to keep their unbeaten Super Rugby run alive. → Read More

Racing's revival: How Black Opal-Canberra Cup carnival reignited Thoroughbred Park

Thoroughbred Park was buzzing again this weekend. → Read More

Canberra Raiders coach Ricky Stuart says Jack Wighton's best is yet to come in NRL career

Jack Wighton plays his 200th game for Canberra this week. Picture: Rohan Thomson Jack Wighton has Dally M and Clive Churchill medals to his name but Ricky Stuart says the best is yet to come from the Canberra Raiders five-eighth. → Read More