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The Canberra Raiders will look to keep pace with the top four when they take on the Brisbane Broncos at GIO Stadium. Join The Roar for live scores from 7:35pm (AEST).
The Raiders had their three-game winning streak snapped last week after getting outclassed by Penrith 28-12. Sitting in fifth on the ladder with 16 points, their spot in the eight is probably safe but, with the Roosters wobbling, could sneak into double-chance territory if they get on a run.
Conversely, 2020 can’t end soon enough for the beleaguered Broncos. They may have shown a bit on the field in their loss to South Sydney last week, but have been in the headlines for all the wrong reasons all week and, at 15th on the ladder, are limping towards this season’s finish line.
Canberra snapped a six-game losing run against Brisbane last year with a thrilling 26-22 win at GIO Stadium. They’ve won three of their four proper home games this season – with the one loss coming to Melbourne. The Broncos had won three straight games at this venue prior to last year’s loss.
Kick-off: 7:35pm (AEST)
Venue: GIO Stadium, Canberra
TV: Fox Sports
Live stream: Kayo Sports, Foxtel, NRL Live Pass
1. Charnze Nicoll-Klokstad, 2. Jordan Rapana, 3. Jarrod Croker, 4. Curtis Scott, 5. Nick Cotric, 6. Jack Wighton, 7. George Williams, 8. Josh Papalii, 9. Siliva Havili, 10. Dunamis Lui, 11. John Bateman, 12. Elliott Whitehead, 13. Hudson Young
Bench/Reserves: 14. Tom Starling, 15. Joseph Tapine, 16. Ryan Sutton, 17. Corey Harawira-Naera, 18. Sam Williams, 19. Michael Oldfield, 20. Kai O’Donnell, 21. Matt Frawley
1. Darius Boyd, 2. Richard Kennar, 3. Kotoni Staggs, 4. Herbie Farnworth, 5. Xavier Coates, 6. Brodie Croft, 7. Tom Dearden, 8. Thomas Flegler, 9. Jake Turpin, 10. Payne Haas, 11. David Fifita, 12. Ben Te’o, 13. Patrick Carrigan
Bench/Reserves: 14. Cory Paix, 15. Jordan Riki, 16. Joe Ofahengaue, 17. Matthew Lodge, 18. Isaac Luke, 19. Ethan Bullemor, 20. Rhys Kennedy, 21. Jesse Arthars