Raiders Rumble! Raiders vs Bulldogs Round 16 Preview

BY ROB Week in, week out the Raiders find a way to get the job done (the Panthers not withstanding). Despite having one of the more decimated lists in the league they find a way to either grind out a win against a ranked competitor or finally break their points drought against a cellar-dweller. A … More Raiders Rumble! Raiders vs Bulldogs Round 16 Preview

Tapine Finds A Home

BY DAN In the last few weeks Joe Tapine has been on a tear. Aided by a style of football that puts winning quick rucks at the heart of success, Tapine has been stepping and driving the Raiders down the park. In recent weeks he’s outgained even the great Josh Papalii regularly, even with limited … More Tapine Finds A Home

Raiders Rumble! Raiders vs Titans Round 15 Preview

After an unceremonious blip against the Panthers, the Raiders bounced back with something of a blowout win over 2020 sad sacks the Broncos. It wasn’t a perfect performance by any measure, but it showed that when focussed the Green Machine is easily capable of dominating the strugglers this season. The Titans, of all the Queensland … More Raiders Rumble! Raiders vs Titans Round 15 Preview

Future-proofing

BY DAN According to David Polkinghorne at The Canberra Times, the Canberra Raiders have extended a one-year extension offer to emerging hooker Tom Starling. (Update: And Alicia Newton from NRL.com has reported he seems likely to take it). Regardless of whether Starling takes the offer (and we certainly hope he does), it shows the Milk … More Future-proofing

The Curse of Spookers

BY DAN It’s been been over a year since the Canberra Raiders scored five tries in the same game. It was August 2, 2019, few days after the Green Machine had taken part in a team-bonding outing to a haunted amusement park call Spookers on the outskirts of Auckland. They turned that camaraderie and bonhomie … More The Curse of Spookers