The actual GOAT

BY DAN You may have noticed in the last few days that there’s been a bit of noise about Tom Brady being the greatest (athlete) of all time. They call it the GOAT, which in the esoteric tradition of English is simultaneously an animal, a food, an acronym and an athletic status. I’m pretty sure … More The actual GOAT

Bailey Muscles Up

BY DAN Recency bias is a helluva drug. The flux of life and the change of the last 12 months sometimes makes it hard to remember what came before it. When analysing the Canberra Raiders, 2019 may be prominent in our minds, but we are not immune to this phenomena. The before times are sometimes … More Bailey Muscles Up

The cost of the Harawira-Naera and Horsburgh DUIs

BY DAN Canberra Raiders got some infuriating news when it was reported by the Daily Telegraph that both Corey Horsburgh and Corey Harawira-Naera will appear in court in the near future on charges of driving under the influence. It’s frustrating news that will have potentially significant impacts on each player, but likely not substantially on … More The cost of the Harawira-Naera and Horsburgh DUIs

A Solid Gold Solution

BY DAN For months these pages have been wondering where exactly the Raiders unending list of talent would spend its time when it wasn’t in first grade. Our questions have been answered with the announcement that the Green Machine will field a team in the Canterbury Cup in 2021 for the first time since 2007. … More A Solid Gold Solution

V’Landys Weak-spot

BY DAN Peter V’Landys has made his reputation as a fearless leader. He stood up to a virus. He convinced governments of the safety and seriousness of the game. He even appropriately tugged at the shirt of the AFL. And he brought back the game everyone thought was gone. For most, including many in the … More V’Landys Weak-spot

Hodgson’s Magical Moustache

BY DAN BREAKING: Scientists are speculating whether Josh Hodgson’s new moustache has magical healing powers. The Canberra Raiders released photos today of Hodgson sporting a new moustache, and scientists from the National Hype Measurement Institute have already identified that it may be important in Hodgson’s recovery from an ACL injury suffered last year. “We’re not … More Hodgson’s Magical Moustache