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David Polkinghorne (Polky)
Works at The Canberra Times
Attended Charles Sturt University
Lives in Canberra
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Canberra cyclist salutes to claim stage three of Women's Tour Down Under.
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Canberra Cavalry manager Michael Collins feels they are bridging the gap to the ABL leaders.
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New Zealand-born Wharenui Hawera has chance of pressing for No.10 jersey after earning one-year deal with Brumbies.
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Ross Triffitt is confident a "proactive approach" will ensure no corruption issues at the Canberra Challenger.
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Two-time Aussie champ has hung up her international cleats as she looks to focus on medicine.
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Canberra Raiders coach Ricky Stuart says Josh Papalii is remorseful for a "horrible choice".
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Canberra Raiders working with NRL Integrity Unit after star involved in drink driving incident on Saturday night.
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Canberra CEO Donn McMichael doesn't want to see a repeat of last season's controversial rule changes.
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Adelaide Bite player yet to miss a game a month after taking out Canberra Cavalry star.
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Outgoing Tennis ACT boss backs his replacement to bring the Aussie teams to Canberra.
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Coach Rae Dower thinks short turnaround to next game could be a "blessing" with redemption on her players' minds.
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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
Basic Information
Gender
Male
Work
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
Places
Map of the places this user has livedMap of the places this user has livedMap of the places this user has lived
Currently
Canberra
Previously
Ballarat - Melbourne - London - South America - Adelaide
Contact Information
Work
Phone
02 6280 2234
Email
Address
Fyshwick