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David Polkinghorne (Polky)
Works at The Canberra Times
Attended Charles Sturt University
Lives in Canberra
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Can the Brumbies beat the Hurricanes? Captain Steve Moore is confident in his teams' character
Emphatic win over Stormers has Brumbies primed for the semi-final, but Henry Speight faces anxious wait.
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Can Ainslie's Jordan Harper follow Melbourne recruit Aaron vandenBerg into the #afl?
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Can the Brumbies overcome All Blacks and Crusaders legends Dan Carter and Richie McCaw's last crusade? #superrugby
They're two of the greats of ;world rugby, but ACT Brumbies playmaker ;Christian Lealiifano ;insists they ;won't get distracted by the Richie ;McCaw and Dan Carter farewell tour.
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Will a big crowd at Canberra Stadium get the #Brumbies more satdee arvo #superrugby games next season?
ACT Brumbies chief executive Michael Jones hopes a big crowd against the Canterbury Crusaders at Canberra Stadium next weekend ;will send a message and help make Saturday afternoon football a permanent fixture in the nation's capital.
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Can anyone stop the Central juggernaut in Hockey ACT?
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Can the Gungahlin Jets continue their winning start to AFL Canberra 1st grade return?
Gungahlin coach Adrian Pavese ;hopes the Jets winning return to AFL Canberra first grade is ;a "launching pad for the next decade".
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Will Brumbies winger Henry Speight get off his dangerous throw charge so he can play in the #superrugby semi?
;The ACT Brumbies will fight Henry Speight's dangerous tackle and lifting charges.
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Are the Brumbies too reliant on the rolling maul? #superrugby
ACT Brumbies flyhalf Christian Lealiifano says as long as their near-unstoppable maul keeps working they'll keep using it.
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Can former Brisbane Roar and Sydney FC winger Kofi Danning re-ignite his #aleague career in the VPL?
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Will #Brumbies winger Henry Speight's ankle be ready for the crucial Crusaders clash? #superrugby
;ACT Brumbies coach Stephen Larkham says the fact Henry Speight had to come off shows his ankle injury is serious
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Are the Eastlake Demons developing into a #neafl team? They showed signs against Aspley...
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A coupla Golden Oldies share the Kevin Sweeney Tribute... #racing  
Golden Slipper winner Frank Cleary was just starting out as a trainer when Kevin Sweeney was an apprentice jockey, which made By Virtue's win in the Kevin Sweeney Career Tribute (1200 metres) all the more special.
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Have him in circles
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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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Fyshwick
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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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