It is June and that means it is the truffle season. A range of activities will continue throughout the winter, including truffle hunts, farmers markets and cooking classes featuring the smelly underground fungus. Elsewhere this weekend, you can wrap up and embrace the cooler temperatures with a guided night-time stroll around the Botanic Gardens, followed [...]
Hoodoo finally ends for St George, good one Ricky! Now the wait to see who get’s the spoon, Raiders must be firming in the betting. Oh there is always next year! But on reflection, no, we will probably be worse off, no Milford etc.
But really does anyone care anymore?
It took 153 minutes before the Raiders Holden Cup team scored to make it Raiders 6 against New Zealand Warriors 108 in the 2 games that they have played this year. That unfortunately spells a bleak future for the Canberra Raiders. The Raiders can’t attract footballers with any sort of name to the club and [...]
The ACT Brumbies kept their championship dream alive with a commanding 47-25 victory over the Western Force at Canberra Stadium on Friday night.
The Brumbies ran in seven tries to three and dominated every facet of the game to secure their place in the Super Rugby finals for the second year running. Matt Toomua was [...]
The Raiders have narrowly gone down 19-18 to the West Tigers overnight at Campbelltown Stadium.
Things started badly for the West Tigers when James Tedesco, who recently backflipped on a deal with the Raiders, was left in agony after the first tackle of the game. Tedesco clashed knees with Terry Campese. Reports have now confirmed Tedesco [...]
Another disappointing result for the Raiders last night in Canberra going down 28-4 against the Broncos in front of a small crowd of only 8,094.
The Raiders showed a lot of enthusiasm early and were locked in an arm wrestle with the Broncos, with the game being played between the side’s 20 metre lines.
However this enthusiasm [...]
I have just sat through the most pathetic game of what is purported to be rugby league served up by Brisbane Broncos and the Canberra Raiders and Brisbane did nothing wrong, so work it out.
Please buy some footballers Canberra or throw in the towel and get out of the NRL.
The Raiders are so slow [...]
The Roosters showed their class against a struggling Raiders with a 26-12 win at Allianz Stadium Sydney.
The Roosters strolled to a 18-0 lead after 33 minutes.
However to the Raiders credit they played a much more competitive second half, getting rid of defensive errors and completing their sets.
Ricky Stuart said after the match that he was [...]
Shame the National Rugby League (NRL) doesn’t have promotion and relegation. That way it would at least force Canberra to put a decent team out there, or you would hope so. I have just suffered enough at 22 nil against Easts when I turned off. It appeared Easts were only going through the motions, it [...]
Promising West Tigers fullback James Tedesco has agreed a 3 year deal with the Raiders.
Last ditch attempts by the West Tigers to keep the 21 year old have failed after a lucrative offer was put forward by the Raiders – believed to be nearly $2 million over 3 years.
What do you think Raiders fan’s?
Further details [...]
The Canberra Raiders have bounced back after a month to forget with a dominant 42-12 win over the North Queensland Cowboys this afternoon in Canberra.
The Cowboys, missing Johnathan Thurston, Matt Scott and James Tamou, all on origin duty, were the first to score when Ethan Lowe crossed after 18 minutes.
However a try to Paul Vaughan [...]
The Canberra Raiders have gone down to the Penrith Panthers this afternoon in Canberra.
Despite having conceded 108 points in their last couple of outings the Raiders started the match in positive fashion scoring in the first minute.
The Raiders went to the break leading 16-14, however soon after the resumption the Panthers scored. The Panthers extended [...]
Looks like Ricky Stuart has bought the form that saw him get the flick from at least two NRL sides as he took them to oblivion. The Raiders will be lucky to avoid the dreaded wooden spoon like those other 2 sides. His departure has seen both sides benefit as both are currently above Canberra but [...]
The Canberra Raiders have completed a last minute 24-22 come from behind victory over the Melbourne Storm in Canberra this afternoon.
The win ends a 6 game losing streak in Canberra.
Anthony Milford was again inspirational and put in a man of the match performance.
Watch the green machine belt out the team song after the win.
The Herald Sun brings the unexpected news that the Canberra Raiders are thinking about disposing with their dancing girls:
In an historic move, Raiders chief executive Don Furner told The Daily Telegraph that his club was “reviewing the club’s game-day entertainment.”
“We have always had them but research among our fans indicates it might be time [...]
The Raiders have the intriguing news that with pre-season well underway they’re going to hold a post-mortem of the 2013 season:
The Canberra Raiders have engaged the services of highly regarded sports physician and administrator Dr Peter Fricker OAM, to conduct a high performance review of the club’s football operations ahead of the 2014 season.
One hopes Canberra Raiders fans really, really enjoy watching Ricky Stuart complain, because it can’t be good for a side watching the boss making excuses for them before The Ashes are decided.
In the SMH Coach Stuart is already bellyaching about the 2014 draw:
Canberra coach Ricky Stuart believes Raiders fans have copped a raw deal after [...]
The Canberra Raiders have released their fixtures for the coming year.
It’s going to be a tough start for new Supercoach Stuart!
Round 1: Cowboys v Raiders, Saturday March 8, 8.00pm (Qld Time) at 1300Smiles Stadium (FOX)
Round 2: Knights v Raiders, Sunday March 16, 6.30pm at Hunter Stadium (FOX)
Round 3: Raiders v Titans, Sunday March 23, 6.30pm [...]
Canberra times and all sports outlets now have the news that Anthony Milford will stay for with the Radiers in 2014, before joining up with the Broncos in 2015.
Yet again, Canberra has found and signed up talent at an early age, developed them into the player they are today, and then had them taken by another club. [...]
Perth Now is taking an interest in new Raiders’ Coach Ricky Stuart’s move into Kevin Rudd’s old Yarralumla house:
RICKY Stuart loves a celebrity mansion. When he started coaching at the Cronulla Sharks he bought Ian Thorpe’s waterfront home on Burraneer Bay in the shire.
Now he has moved to Canberra and is living in former prime [...]
The Herald Sun brings word of the Canberra Raiders’ desperate efforts to retain the services of Anthony Milford who obviously doesn’t want to be here:
CANBERRA are set to make a staggering $1 million a season bid to prevent rising teenage superstar Anthony Milford joining the Brisbane Broncos.
The deal will skyrocket the talented Milford into [...]
The Canberra Raiders are offering an intriguing array of payment options for 2014 memberships.
The Canberra Raiders are excited to announce that Part Payment options are now available for Memberships for the upcoming 2014 season.
The Part Payment options enable Raiders fans greater flexibility and convenience to support their team in the best possible way, by [...]
In an article that will make you stupider for having read it the Herald Sun is declaring the Canberra Raiders have won the not at all coveted “facebook fan page growth” competition for 2013.
With no raw numbers it’s hard to say if 181% growth is anything to get excited about. Going from 1 fan to [...]
Looks like the Raiders Holden Cup team has caught the first grade disease (you know going through the motions not really trying to win) 18 nil against Penrith before I switched off, that was before half time.
Don’t think Ricky Stewart could do anything with that mob or the first grade crew given Rick’s credentials [...]
Demonstrating a keen sense of humour Raiders management have announced they’re fining David Shillington:
The Canberra Raiders have fined David Shillington an undisclosed sum for breaching the Club’s Media Policy, after several stories appeared in the press today without the knowledge of the club.
“Comments made today across several media outlets by David Shillington, were in [...]
The Canberra Raiders have released a song about their 2013 season.
It’s refreshingly honest. But really was the team unlucky?
Or were the foundations to build a successful season never there?
The worst kept secret in Canberra has finally been officially confirmed by the Raiders:
One of the Raiders favourite sons will return home to Canberra to Coach the Raiders from 2014, after Ricky Stuart formally signed a new three year deal at Raiders HQ today.
Stuart spent the morning meeting the Raiders Coaching staff, administration staff [...]
The ABC has the thrilling news that Ricky Stuart will once again be gracing the nation’s capital giving a whole new generation the possibility of seeing him out on the town.
Ricky Stuart has walked out on Parramatta to take up a three-year contract to coach Canberra.
The 46-year-old told the Eels board of his decision on [...]
The Daily Telegraph reports that long time Raiders’ boss John McIntyre is standing down:
McIntyre is believed to be leaving after being worn down by the Raiders’ faltering season, for which he has attracted a heavy share of blame.
After guaranteeing David Furner would see out his contract, McIntyre was forced to sack Furner last [...]
Foxsports has all you need to know about a bloody awful end to a bloody awful season:
In a game where Sharkies coach Shane Flanagan did everything to prevent injury bar sending his players out in bubble wrap, NSW Origin star Fifita still sent a scare through the camp when he hobbled off midway through the [...]
The Raiders have announced they’ve had enough of Blake Ferguson:
The Canberra Raiders board of directors met today to determine the future of Blake Ferguson, with a unanimous decision to terminate his contract with the club.
“The board were left with little choice but to terminate Blake Ferguson’s contract, after several breaches of club policy,” Raiders CEO [...]