Raiders 2017 Review Part 2: Insidious Ill-Discipline

Part 1 of our 2017 Season Review outlined that the Raiders had not met expectations in 2017. Further, they had not even reached their potential win expectation. We continue our Season Review with Part 2 in which we seek to understand what went wrong. FYI – it’s not a happy read. If you need to … More Raiders 2017 Review Part 2: Insidious Ill-Discipline

Raiders 2017 Review Part I: Failure and Expectations

BY DAN When you climb the mountain again, you still have to start at the bottom The Raiders started 2017 as one of the select group considered likely to be playing in the last weekend in September. A top 4 finish was considered almost inevitable by most commentators. The Raiders had achieved so much in … More Raiders 2017 Review Part I: Failure and Expectations

Raiders Rumble! Raiders vs Knights RD25 Preview

BY ROB Surely one of the definitions of embarrassment must be the consecutive wooden spooners being your bogey team. The Knights have caused the Raiders no end of frustration over the last few years, despite residing in the bottom quarter of the ladder the whole time. They drew with the Green Machine in their first … More Raiders Rumble! Raiders vs Knights RD25 Preview

Raiders Rumble! Raiders v Panthers Rd24 Preview

BY ROB The Raiders overcame their previous hurdle in the form of the insipid Warriors, easily disposing of the Kiwi outfit at Mt Smart. While the Green Machine remains a very long mathematical chance of making it into the 8, they’re going to have to down fellow aspirants Penrith to get there. The Panthers are … More Raiders Rumble! Raiders v Panthers Rd24 Preview

Raiders Review: Too Little, Too Late, Too Easy.

BY DAN The Canberra Raiders 36-16 victory over the New Zealand Warriors was exactly what you would expect of a markedly superior side. Despite facing a surprisingly disciplined Warriors side, the Raiders scored points at regular intervals, and handled the Warriors attack with relative ease, even given periods of substantial shortfall in possession. The Raiders … More Raiders Review: Too Little, Too Late, Too Easy.