Goodbye Rapa….for now?

BY DAN Jordan Rapana has agreed to a temporary stay in Japanese Rugby and may be leaving the Canberra Raiders for good. Rapana is the latest victim of Canberra’s success. What seemed like a fraught negotiation before the Raiders found the diamonds-in-the-rough in Charnze Nicoll-Klokstad and Bailey Simonsson, became moreso, an almost insurmountable contract triangle. … More Goodbye Rapa….for now?

Raiders (Season) Review Part I: I Love It When A Plan Comes Together

BY DAN The 2019 Canberra Raiders season was a rare gift. It started on a high – a 21-0 whitewash of the Gold Coast Titans – and continued that way through 24 blissful rounds, two finals and precisely 72 minutes of the grand final. It didn’t end how any of us wanted, but given where … More Raiders (Season) Review Part I: I Love It When A Plan Comes Together

Dear football gods

BY DAN Dear football gods, It’s been a really fun season to be a Raiders fan. After a few years with some really tough times (remember the Warriors game? The Panthers? Which one? Stop thinking) it’s been nice to have a bit of success. The team has played really well, it’s been massively exciting to … More Dear football gods