David Polkinghorne, Canberra Times

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Canberra Times

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Past articles by David:

Bushfires laid foundation for Canberra Raiders' Queensland camp

A frantic 48 hours choking in a toxic cloud of bushfire smoke is set to give the Canberra... → Read More

AOC backs IOC's Russian Olympic Games ban backflip

The Australian Olympic Committee has thrown its support behind the International bodies' decision to allow Russian and Belarusian... → Read More

Rugby Australia, NRL back Canberra's Civic stadium push

Canberra's two major football codes have come together to back a renewed push for a Civic Stadium. → Read More

Canberra Raiders happy as work begins to make Canberra Stadium NRLW-ready

The ACT government has started work on increasing the number of change rooms to allow for double-headers. → Read More

The Canberra Raiders' complete 2023 NRL draw revealed

The Canberra Raiders have been given the perfect platform to launch a top-four charge with the 2023 NRL... → Read More

Josh Miller returns to Canberra Raiders fold as contact coach

Canberra Raiders contact coach Josh Miller has one simple goal - make the Green Machine the best in... → Read More

Ex-Canberra Raiders Sam Williams bounds into new Queanbeyan Kangaroos coaching role

The English Super League was still an option to continue his playing career, but Sam Williams opted to... → Read More

Night racing on Canberra Racing election agenda

The man behind Canberra's A-League Men bid Michael Caggiano wants to reinvigorate Canberra Racing with lights and more... → Read More

Caitlin Moran ban sends up a May Day warning about NRLW fairness

Caitlin Moran's ban raises eyebrows even higher about how leniently Taylan May was treated. → Read More

'It's fair': NRL chief executive Andrew Abdo defends dud Canberra Raiders finals schedule

The Canberra Raiders will have the shortest turnaround going into week one of the finals. → Read More

Will Canberra Raiders coach Ricky Stuart rest players if the Brisbane Broncos lose?

Canberra Raiders coach Ricky Stuart reveals his strategy for the final-round Wests Tigers clash. → Read More

'This week doesn't define Ricky': Canberra Raiders assistant coach Brett White

Canberra Raiders win confines week of turmoil to the past and keeps their NRL finals hopes alive. → Read More

NRL: Canberra Raiders hang on against fast-finishing St George Illawarra Dragons to keep finals hopes alive

Even without suspended coach Ricky Stuart it was the same old Canberra Raiders. → Read More

ACT Senator David Pocock pushes for Civic Stadium rather than ACT government's preferred Canberra Stadium rebuild

ACT senator David Pocock wants a Civic Stadium. Not a re-developed Canberra Stadium. Or a new stadium at... → Read More

Canberra Raiders on hunt for female NRLW coach

The Canberra Raiders are on the hunt for a female coach to lead their new NRLW team, which... → Read More

Busted Brisbane Broncos hold out Canberra Raiders

The Canberra Raiders had the Brisbane Broncos on the rack. → Read More

Brumbies' into Super Rugby semis with gutsy win over Hurricanes

It was almost the tale of two cards, with the Wellington Hurricanes getting the rub of the yellow... → Read More

Why Jamal Fogarty's Canberra Raiders debut is so special

When Jamal Fogarty made his NRL debut he only found out on the morning of the game. → Read More

NRL: Josh Papalii leads Canberra Raiders to win over South Sydney Rabbitohs

It wasn't just Josh Papalii's 250th NRL game that set the tone for the Canberra Raiders. It was... → Read More

NRL: The trifecta of massive boosts accompanying Jack Wighton's Canberra Raiders return

Jack Wighton's return is the massive bonus on top of the Canberra Raiders' massive bonus, with the 2020... → Read More