Raiders Review: Proof

BY DAN The Canberra Raiders 22-18 victory served warning to the rest of the National Rugby League – their best is as good as any side in the competition. In an admittedly mixed performance, they overcame their own ill-discipline to dominate the best side in the competition. It was a stellar performance that showed room … More Raiders Review: Proof

Raiders Rumble! Raiders v Storm Round 22 Preview

BY DAN The Canberra Raiders’ quest for legitimacy took its first defeat last week. Another battle against a top-tier side, another ‘moral victory’. And in a week the Raiders have gone from everyone’s darling to “they’re just beating up on out-of-form sides” (thanks Phil Gould). Rugby League is funny game like that. A four point … More Raiders Rumble! Raiders v Storm Round 22 Preview

NRL Judiciary to be consistent from….now!

BY DAN SYDNEY: The National Rugby League judiciary has promised to start being consistent starting right now. A string of controversial calls has culminated in Sam Burgess not being suspended for a high shot that concussed Cronulla fullback Matt Moylen, the judiciary has released a statement saying they will definitely be consistent from now on. … More NRL Judiciary to be consistent from….now!

The Jigsaw Puzzle

BY DAN If you’re after a bit of analysis of what BJ Leilua’s return will mean tactically, click here for our thoughts. It’s hard to talk about the selection issue the Canberra Raiders are facing without slipping into cliche’s. “Best kind of problem”, “selection headache” or “enviable position” are the usual fare bandied about in … More The Jigsaw Puzzle

Raiders Rumble! Raiders V Warriors Round 20 Preview

BY DAN August in the National Rugby League is not a time to rest. The paint had barely dried on the masterpiece they painted on Sunday night before the Raiders were on a plane to their next game. This one is against the ‘still-fighting-for-eighth’ Warriors. It’s a different challenge than Penrith presented, but it’s one … More Raiders Rumble! Raiders V Warriors Round 20 Preview