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 [...]
Foxsports has the thrilling news that SuperCoach Furner’s big boys have blitzed their way into a home semi final after their unconvincing start to the season:
Canberra will wipe the slate clean after storming to a 42-22 come-from-behind victory over the hapless Warriors and snatching home advantage in the first week of the NRL play-offs.
The Raiders’ [...]
Foxsports tells the tale of our rampaging Raiders under SuperCoach Furner giving an almighty 34-6 whacking to the Canterbury Bulldogs.
Canberra Raiders ended Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs’ 12-match winning streak on Friday night with a 34-6 belting to inch the Raiders closer to a finals berth.
Winger Sandor Earl scored three tries, Reece Robinson two and fullback Josh Dugan [...]
The Canberra Raiders have put out word that Australia will play New Zealand in a Rugby League test match for the centenary next April:
Australian Rugby League Commission Interim Chief Executive, Mr Shane Mattiske, today joined ACT Deputy Chief Minister and Minister for Sport Andrew Barr, Australian coach Tim Sheens, Raiders Chief Executive, Mr Don [...]
The Raiders lost against the Newcastle Knights last night at Canberra Stadium.
The Canberra Raiders have been defeated by a rampant Newcastle Knights 36-6 in their Round 21 clash at Canberra Stadium.
Trailing 12-0 at the break, the Raiders couldn’t handle the Knights after Sandor Earl was sin-binned and Tom Learoyd-Lahrs left the field injured, missing a [...]
Foxsports have the intriguing news that SuperCoach Furner has pulled off a huge smashing of the Cronulla Sharks:
Cronulla coach Shane Flanagan admits the return of skipper Paul Gallen and Jeremy Smith can’t come soon enough after the freefalling Sharks blew a shot at the NRL top four with a 36-4 home thumping at the hands [...]
The Raiders bring word of their own contribution to Canberra’s weekend of despair:
Three tries in as many minutes wasn’t enough to see the Canberra Raiders to victory, going down 38-26 to the Gold Coast Titans in a high-scoring encounter at Canberra Stadium.
Speaking after the game, Josh McCrone was unable to comprehend how his side [...]
Foxsports records the incredible as the cellar dwelling Canberra Raiders put the high flying Melbourne Storm to the sword last night.
Storm coach Craig Bellamy admitted he was embarrassed with his team’s performance in a 40-12 defeat by Canberra Raiders at AAMI Park on Saturday night which leaves the ladder-leaders teetering with three losses in their [...]
The Canberra Raiders have announced their first five games for 2012:
The Canberra Raiders will kick-off their 2012 campaign on Saturday March 3 at 5.30pm, when they host the 2011 Minor Premiers the Melbourne Storm at Canberra Stadium.
Times and dates for the first five rounds of the 2012 season were released yesterday afternoon by the NRL, [...]
The Raiders have shown off the pink strip they’re going to play in this week to support “Women in League” week.
The Raiders are turning pink this weekend for the Harvey Norman Women in League round and will wear a pink playing strip against the Eels on Saturday night at Canberra Stadium.
The jerseys worn by the [...]
Foxsports have the annoying news that the Raiders have lost to the Brisbane Broncos in extra time after a cracking game.
The home side were coasting at 24-0 as late as the 64th muinute before the much-maligned Raiders decided to mount their comeback.
They scored four tries in an amazing nine-minute period to level proceedings but couldn’t [...]
The Canberra Raiders have announced the team to play the Brisbane Broncos this Sunday afternoon at Suncorp Stadium.
There are several notable returns including Nathan Massey and James Stuart, following the loss of Josh Dugan to an ankle injury, and Terry Campese and Joel Thompson to groin injuries.
The injury toll is a loss for the Raiders, [...]
Foxsports have the happy news that the Green Machine is back in business, racking up another heavyweight knockout over the doggies last night in Bruce.
Fresh from their stunning upset of Melbourne Storm, the Raiders held off a fast-finishing Bulldogs side who scored twice in the final 15 minutes to set up a thrilling finish, Jarrod [...]
Foxsports have the pleasingly surprising news that after coach Furner started tweeting RiotACT stories the side has recorded an excellent win, breaking their record equalling losing streak, in Melbourne.
anberra’s lifeless NRL season has a pulse again after they shocked Melbourne Storm 20-12 to break an eight-game losing streak.
The Raiders were staring down the barrel of [...]
The NRL has announced that the Canberra Raiders have gotten into a spot of bother for muffing their obligations under the salary cap, again.
They’ve been fined $31, 657, which we’re sure is an amount that makes sense to someone.
The National Rugby League has today outlined Salary Cap breaches against the Wests Tigers, the Gold Coast [...]
The Canberra Times has a piece on bizarre statements made by Raiders board member (and ActewAGL chair) John Mackay on The Beast this morning:
“We regard David as one of our favourite sons,” Mackay said.
“If we had a choice between David and someone who was there to win games and nothing else, we’d have David every [...]
The SMH reports that despite all the Raiders have put their fans through in the last nine months they’re not happy with fan behaviour.
The car of a high-profile Canberra Raiders player has been vandalised as the NRL club’s boss Don Furner says he is embarrassed to be a Canberran following reports of abusive behaviour by [...]
Foxsports have the terrible tale of the Raiders humiliation playing at home against the mid table Wests Tigers.
Next week they’ll be going up against their all time losing streak! Twenty five years ago expectations were a touch lower perhaps.
Foxsports brings word of the Raiders blaming the ref for their blowing of a 12 point half time lead to go down to Newcastle.
The losing streak is now out to six games.
Dally M Medalist 2010, the pin-up boy for the Sydney Rooster, former protege of the Canberra Raiders…a highly paid professional football player.
Well it seems it’s all about Todd and his problems, again. According to the Tele (the source of everything NRL)
TODD Carney can’t be trusted. Always full of promises. Promises to give up [...]
Foxsports have the grisly news of another loss for our brave boys in green.
At least Matt Orford can’t be blamed this time.
With just one win for the season to date the Raiders are now firmly at the bottom of the table with 2 competition points, although there are 8 teams very close with 4 points.
Thanks to “The Great Bambino” for pointing at this gem on YouTube (Slight language warning).
The Canberra Raiders fans are really warming to new recruit aren’t they?
UPDATE: The SMH has news that the embattled half has been forced out by a back injury.
In Raiders news the Herald Sun lets us know that big man Dane Tilse, out injured with a hamstring, will be gracing Canberra for another two years.
Sam Williams is reportedly putting pen to paper real soon now too.
Still on the Raiders The Australian reports that Matt Orford is going to hold onto his position for [...]
There was some dazzling backline play last night in the game between Penrith and Canberra.
Sadly as FoxSports reports it was mostly by the Panthers.
So are they going to turn the season around again? Or is it going to be a long season?
Foxsports has the news on a bad night at the office by the Canberra Raiders getting flogged at home by the Brisbane Broncos.
A glitch? Or a sign that they’re not really premiership material in 2011?
Raidercast: Round 2 Preview n Review
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In this episode of Raidercast we review the Canberra Raiders V Cronulla Sharks round 1 match from last weekend and we also have an in depth preview of the Canberra Raiders’ clash this Friday’s against the Brisbane Broncos. Join Rick for [...]
There is only one sleep to go until the start of the season, and to kick things off here at raiders.net.au, I have released the first full Raidercast episode of the year.
Download podcast: Raidercast – “The Start of Something Big”
In The Start of Something Big I (Rick) discuss the Matt Orford signing and if it [...]
In a special edition of Raidercast from raiders.net.au, I preview the upcoming trial game this arvo between the Canberra Raiders and Melbourne Storm. Get all the latest team and injury news from Raidercast ahead of the Raiders first game of the year.
You can download Raidercast in mp3 format from the Canberra Raiders Forums or [...]
The ABC reports that Canberra Raiders’ coach David Furner has been confirmed as the long term coach of the team:
The general manager of the Raiders Group, Simon Hawkins, said the board was keen to lock up Furner for the long-term.
“He had a couple of seasons to go on his existing contract but the board [...]
[First filed: Nov 6, 2010 @ 16:33]
A true mark of fame, Taiwan’s NMA TV are covering, in their own inimitable way, the Joel Monaghan saga.
UPDATE: The Canberra Times has a miserly snippet saying Monaghan is going to try to resign rather than be sacked and wants to be able to play again in Australia in [...]
[First filed: Nov 4, 2010 @ 12:24]
(For those coming in late, below is a rolling coverage as the story broke)
Sen.com.au is reporting on a revolting photograph, allegedly of a high profile Raiders player, circulating widely online.
The picture is being pushed particularly hard by a fake Wyatt Roy (the very young Liberal Member for Longman) Twitter [...]
[First filed: Sep 18, 2010 @ 10:47]
Foxsports brings word of the Raiders’ gripping 24-26 loss to the Wests Tigers, ending their finals run.
The season really ended when Campese was stretchered off in the middle of the second half though.
There’s a lot of promise for next year!