Raiders Rumble! Raiders vs Storm Preliminary Final Preview

BY ROB 2 years, 2 preliminary finals. The Canberra Raiders haven’t done this well since the halcyon days of the early 1990s. It’s now 26 years since they claimed their third premiership, casually pummeling a hapless Bulldogs side. In the interim the Melbourne Storm joined the league and proceeded to embark on a journey of … More Raiders Rumble! Raiders vs Storm Preliminary Final Preview

Raiders Rumble! Raiders vs Sharks Week 1 Finals Preview

BY ROB Twenty of the most tumultuous stop-start rounds of regular season footy have come to a close, leaving eight finalists to duke it out in the first week. Courtesy of a last-gasp Eels effort over the Tigers in round 20 the Raiders find themselves facing the Sharks for the second week running. The Raiders … More Raiders Rumble! Raiders vs Sharks Week 1 Finals Preview

Raiders Rumble! Raiders vs Dragons Round 18 Preview

BY ROB Thus begins the Raiders short run-up to the finals. Following their gallant but erratic loss to the Roosters, Canberra find themselves in possession of three very winnable games. The Dragons, Warriors, and Sharks all present opportunities for the Milk to mount a case for fourth or to cement an opening final by finishing … More Raiders Rumble! Raiders vs Dragons Round 18 Preview

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

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

Raiders Rumble! Raiders v Broncos Round 14 Preview

BY ROB If you think the Raiders are having a tough 2020 season then perhaps spare a thought (or don’t) for this week’s opponents. The Broncos have gone from unlucky to bad and on to outright cursed. In round 14 they find themselves without embattled head coach Seibold (Covid breach), star forward Tevita Pangai Jr … More Raiders Rumble! Raiders v Broncos Round 14 Preview