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Raiders lose again. 28 to 16 beaten by Canterbury

By 17 August, 2013

Foxsports has the latest defeat by the men in green:
SAM Perrett scored a hat-trick as the Canterbury Bulldogs dealt a significant blow to the Canberra Raiders’ finals hopes with a 28-16 win in the nation’s capital.
The Bulldogs’ Josh Morris was brilliant at fullback for the injured Ben Barba, scoring the first try of the match [...]

Canberra not bogan enough to appeal the League players?

By 16 August, 2013

The Roar is having a look the the star players Canberra has been unable to hold on to.
To set the record straight, I’m not a Canberran and have never lived there.
I have visited our nation’s capital a number of times and I have no problem with it – in fact I quite like it. [...]

Raiders better, but still done over by the Rorters

By 11 August, 2013

Foxsports has the tale of another Raiders defeat:
Today, the Roosters sit on top of the NRL ladder as outright competition leaders for the first time since 2004.
But after watching the Raiders charging home with five minutes remaining as the team with the best defensive resume in the NRL leaked 22 points, Robinson delivered some [...]

New Sporting Commons being built at UC

By 9 August, 2013

Today Andrew Barr turned the first sod at the new UC Sporting Commons.
The ACT Government has committed $5 million into developing this facility, which will apparently be “world-class”.
The Commons will include an ACT Sports Hall of Fame, a new headquarters for the Brumbies, sports studies teaching and research facilities, a bocce court and new [...]

Storm obliterate the Raiders

By 4 August, 2013

Foxsports have the sad news the the Melbourne Storm have ended the Raiders home streak in emphatic fashion:
RABBITOHS fans beware the Storm are back and they are coming to get you.
The two NRL powerhouses will go head-to-head in what promises to be one of the games of the season in Melbourne next Friday night.
But while [...]

Raiders a team for the lower class? [With poll]

By 2 August, 2013

It has long been noted that when Raiders fans attend a Brumbies game they are astonished and alarmed by the displays of manners and courtesy from the crowd.
Sometimes they mistake basic decency for a thing they call “lack of atmosphere”.
In The Roar today Kane Cassidy is opining about why Wollongong is a better choice for [...]

Win a pass to see whichever kind of football it is that the Brumbies play

By 1 August, 2013

Katy Gallagher is doing publicity for the Brumbies, and calling on Canberra business to help her do so in order to win a season pass to every Brumbies home game in 2014.
Chief Minister calls on Canberra businesses and offices to show their Brumbies colours Chief Minister, Katy Gallagher, has reminded Canberra workers and businesses to [...]

The one things the Raiders are consistent at? Beating St George

By 28 July, 2013

Foxsports has the story of the ongoing lime green torture of the dragons:
CANBERRA captain Terry Campese glanced down at his mobile phone on Saturday and smiled to himself, knowing that one of the most remarkable hoodoos in the game wasn’t about to be broken.
Remaining unbeaten against St George Illawarra since 2007 with a gutsy win [...]

Canberra Raiders thrash the Eels as the home streak rolls on

By 21 July, 2013

Foxsports has the happy news of lime green triumph at the Stadium in Bruce:
NOT since 1995, when their current coach was wreaking havoc in a lime green jersey, have Parramatta lost eight straight games.
So it was somewhat cruel that Ricky Stuart had to suffer the indignity of being in charge of the first Eels side [...]

People’s Liberation Army Raiders to continue the long march with Huawei

By 19 July, 2013

The Raiders have the exciting news that Huawei are extending their sponsorship and the Green Machine is off the Shenzen in 2014 to be cheered on by the Huawei workforce:
Huawei Corporate Affairs Director Jeremy Mitchell said he hoped the sponsorship renewal would add weight to the push for the first 2014 NRL match to be [...]

Blake says he didn’t do it

By 16 July, 2013

Canberra Raiders and New South Wales winger Blake Ferguson is pleading not guilty in response to charges of indecent assault, reports ABC News.
Ferguson was accused of assaulting a young woman in a Cronulla nightclub while out drinking with fellow well behaved footballer Josh Dugan.
Ferguson has been suspended by the NRL for multiple problems, mostly related [...]

Shillington quits the Raiders leadership group

By 12 July, 2013

In signs of a very unhappy team the SMH reports that David Shillington wants no part of a leadership group that tolerates Blake Ferguson:
He is due to face Waverley Local Court next Tuesday, the day before the third and deciding match of the Origin series in Sydney. While Ferguson has been sidelined by administrators since [...]

Raiders manage a win over the Cowboys 26 to 18

By 7 July, 2013

After a bit of a dry spell on the road the Canberra Raiders have managed a home win against the North Queensland Cowboys.
Despite going wobbly in the second half.
More on this later.
UPDATE: Foxsports tells the tale:
YOUNG gun Anthony Milford celebrated his starting debut by scoring the match sealing try as Canberra notched a 26-18 [...]

Raiders appealing, over their salary cap fines

By 5 July, 2013

The Raiders have made a statement on why their salary cap breaches aren’t as bad as some would think:
“We were aware of our overspend in both first tier and second tier salary caps however we will be lodging an appeal in the size of the fines and we’re confident in that appeal,” Raiders CEO Don [...]

Pathetic (Raiders)

By 29 June, 2013

Canberra Raiders are pathetic!
Not the players the coaching staff.
What was on display against South Sydney was simply school boys against men.
Canberra are a potentially good football team that that continues to be badly coached.
They lack any idea’s when it comes to attack. 
Take Blake Ferguson out of that side as is [...]

Raiders go down on the road. 17 to 12 against the Tigers

By 23 June, 2013

Foxsports has the sad news that the Canberra Raiders haven’t been able to keep their roll on:
Acting Wests Tigers captain Benji Marshall delivered a couple of big plays as his eventful week ended with a 17-12 NRL win over travel-sick Canberra at Campbelltown Stadium.
Marshall kicked a match-tying sideline conversion and edged the Tigers ahead [...]

Big Mal in trouble for time behind bar

By 20 June, 2013

The Roar have a nice take on Big Mal Meninga leaping back into the limelight with his behind bar misdemeanours:
With the Queensland selectors failing to rouse the public’s imagination with the dropping of two loyal players and selection of a third superstar halfback just to brag, the battle of the pre-match mind games seemed [...]

Alleged Indecent Assaulter Blake Ferguson can’t play footy until he gets out of the naughty corner

By 19 June, 2013

The Canberra Raiders have made a statement about what they’re doing with star player Blake Ferguson as he awaits trial:
Canberra’s Blake Ferguson will be required to undertake an extensive alcohol management program during which time he will not be considered for selection.
The Raiders Board has determined the action today after the club met with [...]

Blake Ferguson in trouble again

By 17 June, 2013

The SMH has word that Canberra Raiders star Blake Ferguson has got himself in more bother:
Police are investigating an incident at a nightclub in Sydney’s south involving NSW State of Origin winger Blake Ferguson.
No arrests have been made but police said they were investigating an incident involving the footballer at 2230 Restaurant and Bar in [...]

Raiders rumble over the Panthers 24 to 12

By 16 June, 2013

Foxsports has the happy news of another Raiders home win, this time over the Penrith Panthers:
Canberra fullback Reece Robinson starred in his side’s 24-12 NRL win over Penrith on Saturday, while his twin brother Travis had a night to forget.
Reece earned man-of-the-match with a try and several desperate runs out of his in-goal, while Travis [...]

Memo to Canberra’s sports administrators. Get out of your heated box and go sit in the stands

By 11 June, 2013

There’s a lot of whining coming out of the Raiders and Brumbies camps (and their associated tame shills we call journalists) about Canberra crowds being on the low side despite the teams playing rather well.
I would humbly suggest that anyone surprised by the turnouts should try getting out of corporate hospitality and try sitting in [...]

Raiders batter their way into finals contention

By 11 June, 2013

Foxsports have the happy news that the Green Machine’s rumbling into gear nicely:
Canberra burst out of the blocks with four first half tries and survived a late Brisbane fightback to win 30-18 in their NRL clash at Canberra Stadium.
The game was built up as the perfect State of Origin audition for Josh Papalii.
However the [...]

Sweet Chariot swinging low for Sandor Earl?

By 5 June, 2013

News have a strange story on the Canberra Raiders’ tattooed terror Sandor Earl’s plans to pull on white at Twickenham:
Sandor Earl will target a spot in England’s 2015 World Cup team following his decision to defect to rugby, but understands it is easier said than done.
The NRL star, who will join French club Pau [...]

It’s the perfect time of the year for an Abode package…

By 1 June, 2013

As winter rolls in, Abode – The Apartment Hotel is rolling out some great packages.
This year we were very proud to become a sponsor of The Canberra Raiders so it is only fitting that we allow you to stay while the Raiders play! That’s right, you can stay at Abode Gungahlin or Abode Tuggeranong on [...]

Wolves woof for that Monaghan Magic

By 27 May, 2013

The magic of YouTube brings us the scene from the stands as Warrington Wolves fans sing very enthusiastically from Canberra’s dog fancying footballer in exile Joel Monaghan.
That all seems to have worked out then!

Manly beat the Raiders 16 to 10

By 26 May, 2013

Foxsports has sad tidings for Raiders fans with the men in green getting dusted up by the silvertails last night:
Manly have shown tremendous character and an enormous engine to beat Canberra 16-10 in their NRL clash at Brookvale Oval on Saturday night.
Coming off a gruelling golden-point draw against Melbourne last Monday, Manly were under pressure [...]

Carney does down the Raiders again

By 19 May, 2013

Foxsports has the unhappy reading of the tattooed terror at the suspect Sharks doing the business:
NSW Origin hopeful Todd Carney was again the maestro for the home side, who provisionally moved into the eight for the first time since round five.
The victory was not secure until a 70th minute try to barnstorming prop Andrew Fifita, [...]

The wit of the Raiders

By 17 May, 2013

The Canberra Raiders have curated the tweets of their fans:
On Thursday afternoon, the Canberra Raiders media team had a bit of fun on Twitter asking our followers to put forth their best ‘Bad Raiders Jokes.’ Here are some of our favourites
Who knows what they’d have got if they’d asked for good jokes?

Raiders thrash Knights 44 to 14

By 12 May, 2013

The late season flurry appears to have kicked in for the Raiders with Foxsports reporting a big home win:
Canberra centre Blake Ferguson has starred again for the Raiders, bagging a hat-trick of tries to help his NRL side thump Newcastle 44-14 in their NRL clash at Canberra Stadium on Sunday.
In typical Raiders fashion, they overcame [...]

Raiders serve as traffic cushion on the Storm’s path to glory

By 5 May, 2013

Foxsports have the thrilling news that the Melbourne Storm’s seemingly endless string of victories has been brought to a shuddering halt by our own Canberra Raiders:
Melbourne Storm’s unbeaten run has come to a crashing halt with Canberra upsetting the NRL champions 24-20 at AAMI Park.
With live-wire centre Blake Ferguson leading the charge through two first [...]

Dugan joins Dragons

By 2 May, 2013

VIDEO: St George Illawarra throw Josh Dugan an NRL lifeline

News.com.au reports troubled former Raider Josh Dugan is joining the St George Illawarra Dragons with strict conditions on his social media use.
Because people seeing he was pissed on a roof when he was meant to be at training was a much bigger problem than being pissed [...]

Raiders reveal their Centenary jersey

By 1 May, 2013

The Canberra Raiders have unveiled their Centenary of Canberra jersey.
The Canberra Raiders will be joining in on Canberra’s Centenary Celebrations, when they wear a special Centenary Jersey against the Broncos on June 10 (Monday) at Canberra Stadium.
The jersey was officially launched today at the top of the iconic Canberra landmark Telstra Tower, with Raiders [...]


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