From Gone to Home

BY DAN Jordan Rapana wasn’t even meant to be here this year. And now Don Furner has identified as a key signature for the future. At the end of 2019 it had become clear that Rapana’s financial needs outmatched the ability of the Canberra Raiders to meet them. Jordy was off to Japanese rugby. Who … More From Gone to Home

NRL schedules Cummins’ first Raiders game far away

BY ROB, DAN AND BEN Breaking: The National Rugby League has scheduled Ben “six again” Cummins’ first time presiding over the Raiders since the grand final as far away as possible. The Raiders play the Cowboys in Townsville this weekend, roughly 1,972 kilometres from the scene of Cummins’ 2019 ‘crime’, and well over 2,000 kilometres … More NRL schedules Cummins’ first Raiders game far away

The Need for Speed

BY DAN For weeks we’ve been speculating as to how the Canberra Raiders would fill out their roster, and what that would mean for the season. With the rumoured signing of Corey Harawira-Naera and the loan deal for Ethan Bullemor the Raiders have revealed their plan for their pack. They intend to get quicker. It’s … More The Need for Speed

Nic Cotric leaves

BY DAN It was announced today that Nic Cotric was leaving the Canberra Raiders on a massive deal to join to Canterbury Bulldogs. This opens up an old wound for Raiders fans. After so much talent has walked out the door, we at least thought that the relative success would stop the drain. But again, … More Nic Cotric leaves

Raiders Review: Heart

BY DAN The Canberra Raiders 24-20 victory over the Sydney Roosters was the purest of rugby league victories. The Raiders overcame their extended injury list, a red-hot opposition, and their own limitations to show that they can match it with the best sides in the competition. Whether this was a once-off or the start of … More Raiders Review: Heart