Raiders Rumble – Raiders v Panthers R9 Preview

BY DAN Well that was fun wasn’t it? For 80 minutes of footballing perfection, the Raiders outdid everyone’s expectations – even most supporters – and put a proper hurting on the Tigers. But alas, despite the desire to bask in the glow of such a moment forever, the Canberra Raiders embark now on a three-game road-trip, … More Raiders Rumble – Raiders v Panthers R9 Preview

Raiders Rumble! Raiders v Tigers Preview

BY DAN It’s appropriate that the Canberra Raiders and the Wests Tigers meet this weekend. 27 years after what many consider one of the greatest premiership deciders ever[1], the Raiders host the Tigers int he annual celebration of that game. The Raiders find themselves in effectively the same hole they found themselves after 50 minutes … More Raiders Rumble! Raiders v Tigers Preview

Raiders Review: Pizzazz and Resilience

BY DAN It’s hard to not be impressed with the Canberra Raiders 22-8 victory. The Raiders proved the more enterprising with ball and the more resolute in defence. Key positional players shone, and the Raiders pack battled the previously dominant Bulldogs forwards to (at worst) a stalemate. If the Raiders can eliminate crucial errors from … More Raiders Review: Pizzazz and Resilience

The Best in the Game?

BY DAN In its preview for Monday’s clash with the Canterbury Bulldogs, the Canberra Raiders’ website made the claim that Josh Hodgson was a ‘surprise’ early-season leader of the Dally M Player of the Year voting count. This begs the question of the Canberra Raiders. Do you even watch? Raiders fans are used to Sydney … More The Best in the Game?