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Raiders get a win! And over the mighty Rorters!

By johnboy - 8 April 2013 3

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 deficit to record the biggest NRL comeback in 2013.

The round five loss ended a three game winning streak for the Roosters.

Raiders captain David Shillington was inspirational for the home team, making 144 metres in attack and forcing several turnovers with his confrontational defence.

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Raiders get a win! And over the mighty Rorters!
gungsuperstar 11:10 am 08 Apr 13

While we shouldn’t ignore the ongoing errors , penalties and dropped balls from the first half, that second half constituted one of the better Raiders wins I can remember! Croker was awesome in his hundredth. Edrick Lee reminds me of a very young Israel Folau. Shillington was heroic, and has surely earned his way into the starting Kangaroos pack for the test match.

CrocodileGandhi 9:14 am 08 Apr 13

Always good to have a comeback win. Interesting to see just how much louder a Raiders crowd is than a Brumbies crowd, despite usually being a couple thousand people fewer.

Kim F 7:46 am 08 Apr 13

Jeepers! Quick, swab the lot of them…….again!

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