David Polkinghorne, Canberra Times

David Polkinghorne

Canberra Times

Canberra, ACT, Australia

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Past articles by David:

Canberra Raiders' coach Ricky Stuart's son, Jed, earns Aussie Sevens trial

Canberra Raiders coach Ricky Stuart started his career with the Wallabies. Now his son Jed has a chance to start his with the Aussie Sevens. → Read More

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp applauds Josh Cavallo for helping create change

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp thankful Josh Cavallo came out - so it would help create much-needed change in society. → Read More

Racing returns to Thoroughbred Park

And there's a chance up to 1000 race goers will be allowed at Thoroughbred Park. → Read More

ACT Chief Minister Barr kiboshes Civic Stadium until late 2020s with ACT budget

ACT Chief Minister Andrew Barr says the cost of the pandemic has exceeded $475 million - the cost of a new stadium. → Read More

Canberra Raiders leader Sia Soliola retires after 17 seasons

After 17 seasons and 346 games, Sia Soliola went into Canberra Raiders HQ and cleaned out his locker on Monday, drawing the curtain on a wonderful career. → Read More

Canberra Raider Sia Soliola leads Viking clap for final time after 17 seasons

Sia Soliola's time as the drummer has come to an end, but the Viking clap will long live as one of the highlights of his glittering 17-year career. → Read More

NRL relief package doesn't cover Canberra Raiders' financial hit

The Canberra Raiders will get $400,000 from the NRL for the four home games they lost due to their relocation to the Gold Coast. → Read More

Canberra Raiders sign Toyota Forklifts as new NRL jersey sponsor

The Canberra Raiders have a new jersey sponsor for the next two seasons. → Read More

All the Canberra Raiders need is a miracle to make the NRL finals

The Canberra Raiders' loss to the Sydney Roosters leaves them needing a miracle to play finals. → Read More

Jordan Rapana's Canberra Raiders come from the clouds to steal win over New Zealand Warriors

Raiders centre Sebastian Kris scored a brace. Picture: Getty Images How good is Jordan Rapana. Pretty bloody good. → Read More

Manly run over the top of Canberra Raiders

It wasn't the return Charnze Nicoll-Klokstad wanted, with his error and a Daly Cherry-Evans kicking masterclass getting Manly home. → Read More

Canberra Raiders pay respects to Soliola

The Canberra Raiders will wear black armbands in memory of Sia Soliola's mother. → Read More

Chloe Hosking back racing after COVID

First she caught coronavirus, then Chloe Hosking had a subsequent heart condition. → Read More

CNK is back in training for Canberra Raiders

Canberra Raiders fullback Charnze Nicoll-Klokstad could play against Manly next week. → Read More

Canberra Raiders open talks with Ryan Sutton

The Canberra Raiders have held initial talks about extending Ryan Sutton's time in lime green. → Read More

Canberra Raiders keep NRL finals dream alive with Dragons win

It wasn't pretty, but the Canberra Raiders have beaten the St George Illawarra Dragons. → Read More

Wests Tigers cool on Canberra Raiders' Curtis Scott

The Wests Tigers' interest in Canberra Raiders centre Curtis Scott lasted just 24 hours. → Read More

Jordan Rapana keeps Canberra Raiders in top-eight hunt

Remember when games used to be grinds, before Vlandysball? Well this was a throwback. → Read More

Canberra Raiders' Savage win has Jack Wighton cost

Injuries to key players sours Raiders win over Cronulla Sharks. → Read More

Savage end to NRL debut as Raiders' second-half woes continue in Dragons loss

The Canberra Raiders have been embroiled in an illegal use of the 18th man in their loss to the Dragons. → Read More