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 club appear to the once again rebuilding upon a foundation of local talent such as Jarrod Croker and young players like Blake Austin.

2014 was another difficult year for the Raiders, finishing the regular season in 15th place – second last.

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Canberra Raiders Articles

Canberra Raiders 2016 NRL season preview

Canberra Raiders 2016 NRL season preview

by , 12 Jan 2016

The Raiders came dangerously close to making the finals last season, and with an all-new roster and a dream draw, Canberra have a red-hot chance at returning to the playoffs in 2016.

The Green Machine legacy

The Green Machine legacy

by , 17 Dec 2015

From 1989 to 1994, the Canberra Raiders dominated the NSWRL, winning three premierships. While the Raiders haven’t won anything in first grade since, the Green Machine legacy survives in the coach’s box.

Stuart plans to stay at Raiders long-term

by , 17 Dec 2015

Ricky Stuart wants to see out his coaching career in Canberra, after signing a two-year contract extension with the NRL club.

Stuart to re-sign with Raiders until 2018

Stuart to re-sign with Raiders until 2018

by , 16 Dec 2015

Ricky Stuart is set to stay on as Canberra coach until at least the end of the 2018 NRL season.

Raiders lock up Wighton until 2018 in NRL

by , 18 Nov 2015

The pieces are coming together for the Green Machine and Ricky Stuart is understandably upbeat about Canberra’s chances of long-term NRL success after re-signing promising fullback Jack Wighton.

Raiders stars Austin, Sezer bond in rehab

by , 13 Nov 2015

Rehab can be a draining and lonely experience for most NRL players. But for Canberra’s Blake Austin and Aidan Sezer, it’s become the perfect time to bond.

PRENTICE: Cop an early tip – Raiders will be biggest improvers of 2016

PRENTICE: Cop an early tip – Raiders will be biggest improvers of 2016

by , 28 Oct 2015

You might have heard the Canberra Raiders are officially the first NRL club back in training. Yes indeed, they were assembled by coach Ricky Stuart last Monday. And I swear I heard a few sniggers from league-land.

No more excuses from Raiders

by , 27 Oct 2015

No more excuses – Canberra captain Jarrod Croker admits the pressure will be on the Raiders to perform under coach Ricky Stuart in 2016 now he’s got “the team that he wants”.

Knights offload Clydsdale to Raiders

by , 7 Oct 2015

Newcastle have offloaded up-and-coming hooker Adam Clydsdale to Canberra, fuelling speculation they are preparing to make a play for out-of-favour Wests Tigers rake Robbie Farah.

Highlights: Raiders win goldenpoint thriller over Eels

by , 6 Sep 2015

A golden point try to Josh Hodgson has given Canberra a thrilling 28-24 win over Parramatta on Sunday afternoon in the NRL’s final round.


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