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!

Raiders Rumble! Raiders v Roosters Round 23 Preview

BY ROB 2018 is a bust. Injury woes compounded by weird/terrible positional jiggling robbed the Raiders of any meaningful consistency. Of the nine victories to the Green Machine name in 2018 six came in back to back pairs. But never more than two wins at a time. Every time the Raiders found some sort of … More Raiders Rumble! Raiders v Roosters Round 23 Preview

Raiders Rumble! Raiders v Storm Round 20 preview

BY ROB With one half-arsed flag raise and an unblown whistle the Raiders season hopes of 2018 were all but extinguished. Up until that point the Raiders had been a second half tsunami bearing down on the Sharks, before incompetence and indifference threw up a break wall to hold them back. The Raiders fan base … More Raiders Rumble! Raiders v Storm Round 20 preview

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