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David Polkinghorne (Polky)
Works at The Canberra Times
Attended Charles Sturt University
Lives in Canberra
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Canberra Cavalry pitcher Steve Kent to start for Australia against Philippines in WBC qualifiers #wbcqsydney #abl #charge
Canberra Cavalry pitcher to start in game one of Australia's WBC campaign, against the Philippines.
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Canberra trainer Norm Gardner conquers Sydney just 5 weeks after open-heart surgery
Canberra trainer gets first Sydney win with promising filly Atom Eve just five weeks after surgery.
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Nick Olive targeting #Blackopal with Fox Tales
Nick Olive is setting promising two-year-old Fox Tales for Canberra's feature race, while Single Gaze is heading to the Vinery.
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Baseball Australia boss Brett Pickett guarantees future of ABL #abl #charge #chargetv
Baseball Australia chief says the Australian Baseball League will go ahead next season.
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Australia Day a "very difficult day" for Indigenous Aussies because it commemorates "some truly terrible parts of our history" says David Pocock
ACT Chief Minister Andrew Barr has appointed the Wallabies and Brumbies star David Pocock as ACT Australia Day ambassador.
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How guarding rhinos could help extend Brumbies flanker David Pocock's career #superrugby
Wallabies and Brumbies star David Pocock is unsure where his career will take him next as contract talks continue.
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Canberra soccer teams to boycott Canberra United Academy teams 
Tuggeranong United's friendlies with academy planned for Sunday will be first games cancelled.
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Canberra Cavalry to host games 2 & 3 (if required) of the ABL prelim final against Adelaide Bite #abl #charge
ABL has locked in play-off schedule before the ladder was finalised to get ticket sales "moving".
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Canberra Demons recruit Mulrooney Medallist and bring in new head of football #neafl
Eastlake also appoints AFL Tasmania boss as football general manager.
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Will 2016 be the Year of the Rug? Canberra golfer Matthew Millar hopes so...
A bumper year has Gold Creek pro Matthew Millar looking at some of world's biggest tournaments and a return to Europe.
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Racing wasn't Albury jockey Simon Miller's main focus the last time he moved to Canberra
Albury jockey Simon Miller joins Barbara Joseph and Paul Jones' stables in what he hopes is a permanent return to Canberra.
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Canberra Cavalry Cohen alright after mid-season pick-up of ACT Bandits pitcher #abl #chargetv
Canberra recruit Louis Cohen again stars in the Cavalry win over Sydney Blue Sox.
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Occupation
Sports journalist
Skills
Watching TV, beard growing, gardening and chopping wood
Employment
  • The Canberra Times
    Sports journalist, 2010 - present
  • The Courier, Ballarat
    Sub editor, sports journalist, 2007 - 2010
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Currently
Canberra
Previously
Ballarat - Melbourne - London - South America - Adelaide
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02 6280 2234
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A perfect day would start admiring my beard before playing a round of golf, watching Hawthorn flog essendon, Sturt smash port and then Liverpool beating scumchester...all washed down with a Coopers Pale Ale!
Introduction
Sports journo for The Canberra Times covering the ACT Brumbies, GWS Giants, Canberra Cavalry, NEAFL and cycling. Occasionally rant on Twitter @Super_Couch, essendon and manchester utd supporters beware...
Bragging rights
The Canberra Times pays me to watch sport
Education
  • Charles Sturt University
    Masters of journalism, 2004 - 2006
  • University of Adelaide
    Bachelor of Mathematical Science, 1991 - 1994
    With first class honours in applied maths
  • Heathfield High
    1986 - 1990
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Male