Misplaced worry?

BY DAN The Canberra Raiders “only” scored 20 points on the weekend, and combined with some other discussion points, this has led to people (including the man-child football commentator and coach Brad Fittler) to question their ability to score points, and therefore their legitimacy as a contender. Before we get too carried away with disagreeing … More Misplaced worry?

Already critical

BY DAN This week Hudson Young and Sebastian Kris go up against possibly the most damaging runner in rugby league. David Fifita has quickly established himself as one of the Titans, and the competition’s most dangerous players. And yet with a *crosses fingers* healthy Young and Kris, the Raiders stand a chance. For two players … More Already critical

Raiders Rumble! Raiders vs Titans Round 4 Preview

BY ROB It’s been something of a rollercoaster in Raider-land over the last five days. Saturday saw them lose to the Warriors, beaten by a mounting injury toll and some truly average officiating. The physical aftermath wasn’t all bad, with both Tapine and Scott having their initial diagnoses revised down to milder injuries. Both will … More Raiders Rumble! Raiders vs Titans Round 4 Preview

The Way Forward

BY DAN Far out that was a thing hey? First Hudson Young’s injury proved too much to risk. Then Joe Tapine hurt himself in such a way we were all glad it was “just” a rolled ankle. Seb Kris and Ryan James clashed heads and all hell broke loose, meaning Curtis Scott and his broken … More The Way Forward

Raiders Review: The Silver Linings of Heartbreak

BY DAN The Canberra Raiders 34-31 loss to the New Zealand Warriors was heartbreaking but not season ending. The precise combination of injuries suffered before the match, and during, created a perfect storm that the Raiders stood against, but eventually could not hold out. Despite the calamity of the loss, Canberra actually furthered their credentials … More Raiders Review: The Silver Linings of Heartbreak