The ACT Brumbies are set to scour Canberra's club rugby ranks and invite first-grade players to Super Rugby training to help ease the pain of a triple back-row injury blow for the last three games of the season.
Queanbeyan Kangaroos have jumped to the top of the Canberra Raiders Cup ladder after beating the Queanbeyan Blues 27-12 on Saturday, taking revenge for a 56-0 thumping in the clash between the teams earlier this year.
This week in The Spectator, Queanbeyan's Kevin Chamberlain shares his thoughts surrounding the introduction of a national women's Australian Football League and the damaging influence that gender-based discrimination can have upon progress in sport.
The 2016 Canberra Raiders Cup is again being dominated by Queanbeyan's two rugby league sides, and this weekend the ladder-leading Blues and Roos are sure to serve up a tense showdown in the second local derby for the year.
It took a mere 14 months for the Metamorph Holistic Performance Centre to outgrow its initial training wheels and require a move to an expanded location, and for owner-operator Mitch Pike, the success has been a welcome surprise.