Canberra Raiders

Canberra Raiders1982 signalled the arrival of the Canberra Raiders who were responsible for unearthing some of Australian Rugby League’s greatest ever players. With a team containing Mal Meninga, Laurie Daley, Bradley Clyde and the Walter brothers, the Raiders achieved back to back Premierships in 1989 and 1990, before succumbing to the Panthers in 1991. Since then, times have been difficult for the Raiders with injuries and player exodus often plaguing the club’s Premiership aspirations, but the Raiders appear to be once again rebuilding upon a foundation of local talent such as Jarrod Croker and young players like Blake Austin.

2015 was a disappointing year for the Raiders, finishing in 10th place and missing the finals.

Full 2016 NRL draw can be found here.

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Canberra Raiders Articles

Raiders in line for Kangaroos debut

by , 27 Sep 2016

Shannon Boyd, Joseph Leilua, Jarrod Croker and Junior Paulo have been rewarded for their key roles in Canberra’s impressive NRL season with a call-up to the Kangaroos train-on squad.

Five talking points from Melbourne Storm vs Canberra Raiders NRL preliminary final

Five talking points from Melbourne Storm vs Canberra Raiders NRL preliminary final

by , 25 Sep 2016

The Melbourne Storm have marched into their first grand final since 2012, recording a clinical two-point victory over the Canberra Raiders in an excellent game of rugby league.

Highlights: Storm going to the grand final after 14-12 win over Raiders

Highlights: Storm going to the grand final after 14-12 win over Raiders

by , 24 Sep 2016

The Melbourne Storm have advanced to another grand final, with Cameron Smith and Cooper Cronk guiding them over a gallant Canberra Raiders outfit by two points in what was an excellent game of football.

Melbourne Storm vs Canberra Raiders highlights: Storm by 2

Melbourne Storm vs Canberra Raiders highlights: Storm by 2

by , 24 Sep 2016 Popular article!

Match result: The Melbourne Storm are through to the 2016 NRL Grand Final where they will play the Cronulla Sharks after beating the Canberra Raiders by two points on Saturday night.

NRL finals live stream – How to watch Melbourne Storm vs Canberra Raiders  on TV or stream online

NRL finals live stream – How to watch Melbourne Storm vs Canberra Raiders on TV or stream online

by , 24 Sep 2016

What was thought to be an unlikely spot in the grand final is at stake for the Canberra Raiders as they travel to AAMI Park to take on the Melbourne Storm in the penultimate game of the 2016 season.

Storm vs Raiders: The definitive NRL finals stats forecast

Storm vs Raiders: The definitive NRL finals stats forecast

by , 23 Sep 2016

This match sees the side with clearly the best defence in 2016 up against the side with clearly the best attack. Which will prevail?

When is Melbourne Storm vs Canberra Raiders NRL preliminary final? Kick-off time, date, TV guide, teams

When is Melbourne Storm vs Canberra Raiders NRL preliminary final? Kick-off time, date, TV guide, teams

by , 23 Sep 2016

The second NRL preliminary final will pit minor premiers the Melbourne Storm against the Canberra Raiders, the match being played in Melbourne at AAMI Park on Saturday, September 24 with kick-off scheduled for 7:40pm (AEST).

Busting the week off myth

Busting the week off myth

by , 23 Sep 2016

As we head into the third week of the finals, the experts have been giving us their opinion on who will win and why.

Raiders hang on to the ball and they win it. And that’s it

Raiders hang on to the ball and they win it. And that’s it

by , 23 Sep 2016

And so it comes down to this: the plucky, brave, people’s champion – Canberra Raiders – versus the dark and malignant Forces of Evil, Melbourne Storm.

CRAIG WING: Does belief even matter in sport? Yes, it’s everything

CRAIG WING: Does belief even matter in sport? Yes, it’s everything

by , 23 Sep 2016

At the Roosters we lived by a mantra during finals.


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