Raiders Rumble! Raiders v Broncos Round 6 Preview

    BY ROB Five rounds into 2019, the Raiders are in unfamiliar territory. And it feels good. With the exception of a brave but somewhat messy loss to the Storm the Green Machine has been in full control of its destiny thus far. There are some caveats – The Raiders first victims, the Titans, only recorded their … More Raiders Rumble! Raiders v Broncos Round 6 Preview

Raiders Rumble! Raiders v Titans Round 1 Preview

BY ROB The sunsets come sooner these days. Trees across Canberra begin to change their colours, if they have any energy left after a particularly gruelling summer. Before you know it, five and a half months have shot past. The Raiders have quietly sweltered through the off-season, slowly testing their newfound combinations ahead of the … More Raiders Rumble! Raiders v Titans Round 1 Preview

Raiders Rumble! Raiders v Dogs Trial Game 2

BY ROB “Remove the stone of shame, and attach the stone of triumph” The Raiders launched their 2019 campaign in the blurst way possible, struggling back from a 20 point deficit to overcome an Eels side that was a lot closer to full market value than the Green Machine. The older and more experienced Eels side ran in try … More Raiders Rumble! Raiders v Dogs Trial Game 2

Raiders Rumble! A Return to Rumbling: Raiders v Eels trial preview

BY ROB I’m sitting at my desk in the upstairs study, staring out at a desolate hellscape. A massive dust storm has enveloped the nation’s capital, rendering the sky a flat, featureless wall of beige. The intense heat that wracked Canberra over the peak of summer has gone, taking a particularly average cricket season with … More Raiders Rumble! A Return to Rumbling: Raiders v Eels trial preview

Watch: Raiders Hype!

BY ROB AND DAN It’s late November and for most normal Australians minds are turning to the cricket, and to Christmas.  But here at the Sportress we are not normal. Yeah we’re thinking about 2019. And we’re thinking about 2018. But also 1994. And a bit of 1997. 1989 gets a run, mostly as something … More Watch: Raiders Hype!