Raiders Rumble! Raiders vs Dragons Round 15 Preview

BY ROB Round 15 finds the Raiders starting the week with a win in their pocket, something of a rarity in 2021. Their round 14 victims, the Broncos, slumped to second last, while their opponents for this round were mauled by current spooners the Bulldogs. Stuart has named an unchanged side which must be a … More Raiders Rumble! Raiders vs Dragons Round 15 Preview

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

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

Raiders Rumble! Raiders vs Bulldogs Round 10 Preview

BY ROB First of all, a big thanks to Dan for handling the Rumble last week when I was extremely exhausted and somewhat despondent about the Raiders. Secondly a big thanks to you, the reader, for actually reading this, and our other pieces. 2021 is clearly the year from hell for those who bleed green. … More Raiders Rumble! Raiders vs Bulldogs Round 10 Preview

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 v Roosters Semi Final Edition

BY DAN Well here’s where it gets difficult. The Canberra Raiders have made it to week two of the finals because they are a very good footy team, when they want to be, and they find a way when they’re not. It’s been a long time since they put together a complete performance – approximately … More Raiders Rumble! Raiders v Roosters Semi Final Edition

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