Time to get Savage?

BY DAN The Canberra Raiders are missing Charnze Nicoll-Klokstad. His replacement Caleb Aekins has not had his best few weeks. Is it time to turn to the exciting, emerging talent of Xavier Savage? If you’ve paying attention to these pages, you’ll know the Canberra Raiders are missing Charnze Nicoll-Klokstad an awful amount. His defensive work … More Time to get Savage?

Raiders Review: Farce

BY DAN If history repeats itself first as tragedy, then as farce, the Canberra Raiders 44-16 loss to the Sydney Roosters was nothing short of classic vaudeville. This was everything every loss of recent weeks has been. The Raiders led early. They showed promise. But they collapsed again, this time combining a porous middle with … More Raiders Review: Farce

Raiders Rumble! Raiders of Ngunnawal Country vs Roosters of Gadigal Land Round 12 Indigenous Round Preview

BY ROB For a team doing so poorly in 2021 the Raiders have an awful amount of noise around them, a wailing din which which peaked yesterday with the sudden release of struggling half George Williams. While Williams certainly wasn’t the model of diplomacy he was nowhere near as appalling as the ham-fisted club officials … More Raiders Rumble! Raiders of Ngunnawal Country vs Roosters of Gadigal Land Round 12 Indigenous Round Preview

Season Long Impact

BY DAN As if Canberra’s season couldn’t become more of a train-wreck, news emerged over the weekend that Charnze Nicoll-Klokstad would miss the rest of the 2021 season. This was confirmed by the club Sunday night. The impact of this is plain to see. Canberra has fallen apart since he left the ground after suffering … More Season Long Impact

Raiders Rumble! Raiders vs Storm Round 11 Preview

BY ROB The poor Raiders just can’t catch a break in 2021. Though they rejoined the winners circle in Magic round (albeit through a clunky two point win over the Dogs) victory came with a hefty price tag. Caught out by the NRL’s chaotic crackdown on illegal contact Papalii, Wighton and Hodgson all found themselves … More Raiders Rumble! Raiders vs Storm Round 11 Preview

Replacing Stars

BY DAN Just when you thought it was safe to stop latibulating, the Canberra Raiders’ 2021 decided to get that much more harder. The Milk will likely be without three of their most important players for at least next week after Jack Wighton, Josh Hodgson and Josh Papalii were all been charged by the judiciary … More Replacing Stars