Welcome back to another instalment of the Nosebleed Section with Eamonn Tiernan and David Polkinghorne taking you through another action-packed week of Canberra sport.
The Raiders have handed star fullback Jack Wighton a six-match ban after he pleaded guilty to assault, but they're waiting on the NRL to rubber stamp the punishment.
The NRL have taken a tough stance on inappropriate behaviour in the past and Wighton's season could be over, which would translate to a 10-week ban.
The Green Machine have returned to winning ways and host Johnathan Thurston's North Queensland Cowboys at Canberra Stadium on Saturday.
The ACT Brumbies kept their season alive with a bonus-point loss in New Zealand last week and now head to Sydney to face the NSW Waratahs ins the final round of the Super Rugby season.
Nick Kyrgios has bounced out of Wimbledon in controversial fashion, while the Tour de France has kicked off with several Canberrans in the race.
Finally, Is it really coming home? The boys debate who will win the FIFA World Cup.
Eamonn Tiernan is a sports reporter with The Canberra Times
David Polkinghorne covers the Canberra Raiders, local rugby league, Canberra Cavalry, racing and cycling, along with every other sport, for The Canberra Times.
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