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

Raiders Rumble! Raiders v Tigers Round 5 Preview

BY ROB The Raiders hit their first reality speed bump on the 2020 premiership highway in the form of an overly prepared and enthusiastic Knights side that had clearly done its homework. The Knights desire to win coupled with Canberra’s malaise led to a mostly one-sided affair, frustrating for the players, coaches and fans. Round … More Raiders Rumble! Raiders v Tigers Round 5 Preview

Raiders Rumble! A Return to Rumbling: Raiders v Eels trial preview

BY ROB I’m sitting at my desk in the upstairs study, staring out at a desolate hellscape. A massive dust storm has enveloped the nation’s capital, rendering the sky a flat, featureless wall of beige. The intense heat that wracked Canberra over the peak of summer has gone, taking a particularly average cricket season with … More Raiders Rumble! A Return to Rumbling: Raiders v Eels trial preview

Raiders Rumble! – Raiders vs Broncos Rd12 preview

BY ROB After botching last week’s game against the Bulldogs the Raiders have a chance to redeem themselves against a Broncos outfit nursing a slight Origin hangover – Thaiday, Hodges, McGuire, Boyd and Parker will all back up from Wednesday night, although Bennett listed a 7 man bench on Tuesday to cover any Origin mishaps. The Raiders … More Raiders Rumble! – Raiders vs Broncos Rd12 preview