BY Dan It had been a quite offseason for the Canberra Raiders. After being the linked to every damn player in the cosmos last offseason, a relatively settled roster for 2020 had kept things quiet. Then Curtis Scott idioted (it’s a verb as much as adulting is), and all of a sudden the floodgates opened. … More The Raider Raise Returns!
BY DAN The Canberra Raiders have every right to be steaming mad with Curtis Scott. Just days after they let BJ Leilua, a superior player, walk out the door with a year left on his contract and multiple left in his prime, the ostensible replacement Scott has been arrested for a range of offences stemming … More The Cost of the Scott Incident
BY DAN BREAKING: Raiders fans are reeling that their new centre is just as prone to an error as their last one. After pushing BJ Leilua out the door on the basis of his ill-discipline on the field, Raiders fans are having to deal with the fact Curtis Scott seems prone to ill-discipline off it. … More Raiders’ swap ill-disciplined player for ill-disciplined player
BY DAN I am going to miss the audacity of BJ Leilua. BJ doesn’t do things the way most players would. He sees things differently; the cracks and crevices of the game exist as invitations to him. Where most people see a blind side and a last tackle as the time to get the ball … More The Audacity of BJ Leilua
BY DAN BREAKING: The National Hype Measurement Insitiute has issued a warning for Canberra, asking all Raiders’ fans to take care out there, as hype levels for the Milk reach levels not seen in years. After their successful 2019, the Raiders are the “sexy” non “big-three” pick for 2020. The hype is now reaching hazardous … More Hype Institute Issues Warning for Canberra.
BY DAN The West’s Tigers have announced they would like to put Rugby League Twitter’s dream team together, uniting BJ Leilua with his brother Luciano at the club. Rumours to this end have been around a while, but the growing evidence that BJ is second string at Canberra, and the Tigers terrible offseason mean that … More Is BJ Going Staying or Going?
BY DAN Raiders fan Josh Harris posted some interesting photos to the Greenhouse Facebook forum on Friday. Photos of the Raiders right side gave more evidence to how the Green Machine might line up in round one. You can see in the photos that the Raiders have lined up with Curtis Scott and Nic Cotric … More The Right Side
BY DAN The Canberra Raiders have many heroes. Some of them we talk about more than others. But for every Josh Hodgson or Josh Papalii there’s an Elliott Whitehead or a Hudson Young, who don’t share the profile of others, but will be nearly as integral to the Raiders success in 2020. These are their … More The Forgotten Men Part I: Elliott Whitehead
BY DAN BREAKING: A local Raiders fan has probably jinxed his side by loudly proclaiming “things have been quiet this offseason” it has been confirmed. Local Raiders fan, Dan, told the Sportress that he couldn’t remember a summer as quiet as this one for the Green Machine. “I mean last year it was Dufty and … More “Gee It’s Been a Quiet Offseason” says local idiot.
BY DAN It’s been a quiet offseason for the people rugby league team, the honourable Raiders is Canberra. All the big questions (would Jordy/BJ/Aidan stay? Is Curtis Scott actually coming) got answered really early. Summer has rolled on with little incident. Such was the sanguinity of the period that there was barely a raised eyebrow … More Leilua v Scott: the last question