Raiders Rumble! Raiders v Sharks Round 19 Preview

BY ROB The Raiders have ridden quite the rollercoaster since last Wednesday. First the NRL came in over the top and slapped an extra four weeks onto Wighton’s suspension. Havili agreed to stay an extra two years. The Raiders trounced the Cowboys in freezing conditions 38-12. Jarrod Croker buggered his knee for the year. Hattrick … More Raiders Rumble! Raiders v Sharks Round 19 Preview

Raiders Rumble! Raiders v Bulldogs Round 17 Preview

The Raiders looked like they were on their way agai- WE INTERRUPT THIS RUMBLE TO BRING YOU CORRESPONDENCE BETWEEN ROB AND RICKY 3/7/2018 Dear Ricky, Mate, listen, I think we need to talk. The thing is, I think you’ve forgotten how to drop an underachieving player. Others say “oh come on, it’s a team effort. … More Raiders Rumble! Raiders v Bulldogs Round 17 Preview

Raiders Rumble – Round 16 2018 Raiders VS Broncos

BY ROB 15 minutes into the Tigers clash against the Raiders fans were quietly awaiting the return of their saviour Josh Hodgson. The Raiders had scored the opening try, but then conceded the next two, and an all too familiar feeling was sinking in. 65 minutes later the mood had very much shifted into the … More Raiders Rumble – Round 16 2018 Raiders VS Broncos

Raiders Rumble – Round 15 2018 Raiders VS Tigers

BY ROB They ran through the streets, calling out “Hodgson, Hodgson’s back!” Raiders fans have been awaiting this moment ever since that fateful world cup match late last year, when Hodgson’s ACL gave way and essentially derailed the first half of the Raiders 2018 campaign. Other injuries have hit since then, along with the odd … More Raiders Rumble – Round 15 2018 Raiders VS Tigers

Raiders Rumble! Raiders vs Panthers Rd14 Preview

BY ROB It’s a short turnaround from game 1 of Origin to the first match of round 14, more so for the Panthers than the Raiders. The Green Machine only lost Papalii to Origin duties, while the men from the mountains were represented by Cleary, Maloney, Peachey and Campbell-Gillard. Physics would tell you that this … More Raiders Rumble! Raiders vs Panthers Rd14 Preview

Raiders Rumble! Raiders vs Sea Eagles Round 12

BY ROB To say that the Raiders fortunes have waxed and waned over the first eleven rounds is an understatement. Frustratingly the Green Machine are yet to produce a fully consistent 80 minute performance. They’ve managed to tie two wins together only once. Both of the big boppers in Boyd and Paulo have announced their departures for … More Raiders Rumble! Raiders vs Sea Eagles Round 12

Raiders Rumble! Raiders v Eels Round 6 Preview

BY ROB After four agonising losses the Raiders finally came good, turning in a heartening display against a tepid Bulldogs outfit. The defensive effort in particular was much stronger than the opening four rounds, and the Raiders didn’t concede a second try until they were down three players in the dying seconds. They’ll need to … More Raiders Rumble! Raiders v Eels Round 6 Preview