The Brumbies (formerly known as the ACT Brumbies, for sponsorship reasons referred to as CA Brumbies) are a Super 14 rugby union team based in Canberra, Australia and named for the wild horses which inhabit Canberra's hinterland. The team represents the ACT and Southern New South Wales regions. The Brumbies region roughly coincides with the area of southeastern Australia in which all three of Australia's historically major codes of football— Australian rules football, rugby league and rugby union—are widely popular. In most of the country, union takes a back seat to either Aussie rules or league, if not to both. ...more on Wikipedia about "ACT Brumbies"
The AIS Canberra Darters are an Australian netball team, playing in the national Commonwealth Bank Trophy. They mostly represent the Australian Institute of Sport, giving young players experience at an elite level, but also do include some young players from Canberra and the Australian Capital Territory. They are based out of the AIS Arena in Bruce, Canberra. The Darters are currently without either a coach or captain, as coach Michelle Wilkins resigned in early October 2005 to return to Western Australia and captain Susan Pratley had turned 21 and was no longer eligible to play in the development side, subsequently being signed by the Sydney Swifts. Replacements for the pair have not yet been announced, as of January 2006. Their team colours are pink, silver and black. ...more on Wikipedia about "AIS Canberra Darters"
The Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) is a specialised educational and training institution providing coaching for elite junior and senior athletes in a number of sports, many of them Olympic sports but including a number of others. ...more on Wikipedia about "Australian Institute of Sport"
The Canberra Cannons were a basketball team competing in the Australian National Basketball League. They went into financial administration in 2003 and were relocated to Newcastle, where they now compete as the Hunter Pirates.It has always been considered as the team of the 80's as it won three championships and was runner once more. The Brisbane Bullets could also claim this title after appearing in four finals in a row (excluding the 1990 loss to perth) but only winning two. ...more on Wikipedia about "Canberra Cannons"
The Canberra Raiders are a National Rugby League team based in Canberra, Australia. ...more on Wikipedia about "Canberra Raiders"
The Canberra Women's Tennis Classic is an annual WTA Tour tournament held in Canberra, Australia in the week leading up to the Australian Open. ...more on Wikipedia about "Canberra Women's Tennis Classic"
George Musarurwa Gregan AM (born 19 April 1973 in Lusaka, Zambia) is an Australian rugby union scrum half who has made more appearances for his national team than any other player in the sport's history. He is respected throughout the rugby world for his tenacity, tactical skill, leadership ability, and sportsmanship, but is also known for his 'talk-back' to referees. ...more on Wikipedia about "George Gregan"
Manuka Oval is a 15,000 capacity stadium (10,000 seated) located in the suburb of Griffith, adjacent to Manuka, a business district of Canberra, Australia's capital. ...more on Wikipedia about "Manuka Oval"
Prime Minister's XI or PM's XI is the name of an annual cricket match which is held at the Manuka Oval in Canberra, with the Australian team picked by the Prime Minister of Australia playing against an overseas team. The Australian team usually includes up and coming players. ...more on Wikipedia about "Prime Minister's XI"
The Canberra Golf Club, later known as the Royal Canberra Golf Club, was formed in 1926. Its original grounds were behind the Hotel Canberra on the river flats on both sides of the Molonglo River. ...more on Wikipedia about "Royal Canberra Golf Club"
Stephen Larkham (born 29 May 1974 in Canberra) is an Australian rugby union footballer with the Brumbies in the Super 14 and the Wallabies on international level. Larkham has been the first-choice Australian fly-half to play in recent years, playing in both the 1999 and 2003 Rugby World Cups. His nickname is "Bernie", after the corpse in Weekend at Bernie's. ...more on Wikipedia about "Stephen Larkham"
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