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 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?
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Foxsports has the dispiriting news of the Raiders getting thumped in Townsville.
Two late tries to Michael Morgan and Ashley Graham have given North Queensland their third victory of a slow-starting NRL campaign, a 30-12 win over Canberra.
Halfback Morgan was denied a try by the video referees in the 57th minute on Saturday night but had [...]
These in from Adam:
Someone got hit so hard they saw Green… and Red&Blue.
The police interaction was particularly pleasant, but they didn’t have anything to say about the incident
So which of you readers can invent the best fictional back story?
UPDATE: We now have a statement from ACT Policing:
ACT Policing is investigating an altercation at the Canberra [...]
Foxsports tell the tale of the Canberra Raiders taking a thriller at the Stadium in Bruce.
Two tries to Edric Lee in a very good effort.
The Canberra Raiders are celebrating getting Jarrod Croker to sign up for an addition two seasons to the end of 2015:
The Canberra Raiders have received a huge boost on the eve of their clash with the New Zealand Warriors at Canberra Stadium, with Jarrod Croker re-signing with the club for a further two seasons [...]
News brings word that the Canberra Raiders’ bunny side the Dragons are looking at signing our sacked bad boys Todd Carney and Josh Dugan.
They do sum it all up nicely:
Carney might owe the Sharks, but the ASADA probe into the club clouds everything.
It would be negligent of the Dragons not to pursue him, even if [...]
News have word that the Raiders high priced benchwarmer Terry Campese feels like playing rugby again:
The former NSW State of Origin playmaker was last night chosen in Canberra’s side to play New Zealand on Saturday night at Canberra Stadium.
Campese, who will play his first game in 12 months, has been forced to overcome a horrendous [...]
Foxsports has the unexpected and happy news of a lime green triumph over Sydney’s Roosters:
Canberra centre Jarrod Croker has capped off his 100th game in the NRL with a match-winning try and conversion against the Roosters at Canberra Stadium to lead his side to a 24-22 victory.
The Raiders fought back from a 16-0 halftime [...]
The Canberra Raiders are taking some pride in Jarrod Croker’s impending 100th game for the side:
Star centre Jarrod Croker will be crowned the fastest Canberra Raiders player to play in 100 NRL games since making their debut for the club and the second youngest player ever to reach the century milestone when he runs [...]
Uni of Canberra National Institute of Sports Science director Ken Lyons raised the idea that sporting stars should be paid a bonus to stay away from social media in this Crimes article yesterday.
Maybe I’m taking it out of context but my favourite quote from him on the matter would have to be:
What happened [...]
While grown journalists devote themselves to breathless coverage of Josh Dugan’s imbecilic tweets there has been some real football played by his former club, our Canberra Raiders.
Foxsports tells the tale:
For the second successive week young Tyrone Roberts has laid claims to being Newcastle’s long-term No.7, scoring a superb try to help his side to [...]
Over on The Roar they’re asking why Canberra’s rugby league players so often turn out to be, well they call them bad boys.
Foxsports has the story (but no match video) of the Lime Green finally victorious in the Desperation Cup against the Dragons:
Troubled Canberra centre Blake Ferguson has repaid his club’s faith in him by swearing off alcohol for six weeks and starring in the 30-17 win over St George Illawarra.
Ferguson only narrowly avoided the same [...]
The Canberra Raiders are letting it be known they’ve got 8,000 lime green fans willing to pay for a season membership with the first home game coming up.
The Canberra Raiders have received a timely boost ahead of their first home game of the season, crashing through the 8000 member mark for 2013.
The Raiders membership [...]
The Canberra Raiders have let it be known they’re all good for the anti-doping investigation:
Canberra Raiders CEO Don Furner said the Raiders can feel vindicated about their involvement in the recent ASADA investigation and knew they had little to worry about from a club perspective.
ASADA has informed the NRL that aside from some well-documented [...]
Foxsports have the gory details of yesterday’s pathetic capitulation by the Green Machine to the Gold Coast Titans.
In other exciting news the team is shopping a dirt file on Josh Dugan which is sure to be a consideration for future recruits!
The Canberra Raiders have decided they’ve had enough Josh Dugan and are still thinking about Blake Ferguson:
As a result of the meeting the board decided to terminate the contract of Josh Dugan effective immediately.
Blake Ferguson will remain at the club, but is stood down from playing with the Raiders indefinitely.
Ferguson will be required to [...]
The Raiders have let it be known that Josh Dugan and Blake Ferguson won’t be playing for the side this weekend:
The Canberra Raiders have stood down players Josh Dugan and Blake Ferguson indefinitely, for breaching a number of team policies.
Both Dugan and Ferguson will remain stood down until the incident has been fully investigated [...]
The Canberra Times has a interesting story on the troubles of Raiders fullback Josh Dugan.
The pictures of Dugan peering out of his doorway and then police at a very similar door were particularly nice work.
UPDATE: Foxsports have video.
Foxsports have the bad news for Raiders Fans that the season is not off to a good start.
Do we need to do more work on the pre-season?
The Raiders have announced big Josh Papalii is staying in lime green.
Canberra Raiders forward Josh Papalii has agreed to terms to remain with the Canberra Raiders for the next three seasons, keeping him in Canberra until the end of 2016.
Papalii said the decision to remain with the Raiders in Canberra is based on discussions [...]
The ABC reports that the sports doping scandal is coming home to Canberra:
North Queensland, Penrith and Canberra have become the first NRL teams to come forward as the hunt to find the clubs involved in the Australian Crime Commission’s probe into the use of illicit drugs began in earnest.
The NRL put the heat back [...]
ActewAGL have the thrilling news that they’ve decided to keep spending your money on their pet football players, but now with a Centenary Twist:
ActewAGL is pleased to announce its continued sponsorship of the Canberra Raiders and Brumbies into the 2013 season – Canberra’s Centenary year.
The two-fold sponsorship announcement is testament to ActewAGL’s strong commitment [...]
2CC has a piece on the serious lack of love for the Raiders on free to air television:
The Canberra raiders have again been snubbed by Channel Nine with just one match of the upcoming season set to be broadcast on free-to-air television.
A draft draw for the first 20 games of the season has shown [...]
The Canberra Raiders are letting it be known you have until Thursday to register for Raiderette tryouts on Saturday. If that sort of thing floats your boat:
Registrations for the 2013 Raiderettes trials for Saturday October 27, close this Thursday (October 25).
Do you think you can dance? Then why not try out for the 2013 [...]
The Raiders appear to be quite excited about retaining the services of Sandor Earl:
The Raiders have received a boost during the post season, with news today that Sandor Earl has re-signed with the club for two more seasons until the end of 2014.
Earl, 23, arrived in Canberra Mid-season and was arguably one of the [...]
Foxsports has the grim tidings from last night’s thrashing of the Raiders:
South Sydney are one step away from a first grand final appearance in 41 years after brushing aside Canberra 38-16 in Saturday’s NRL semi-final at ANZ Stadium.
Rookie halfback Adam Reynolds was the star of the show for the Rabbitohs, scoring a try and [...]