Former Raiders skipper and ACT Australian of the year Alan Tongue was told he was too small for the NRL, but he never gave up on his dream.
Chris Dutton is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.
Raiders suffer major pre-season injury blow with Kurt Baptiste ruled out for an extended period after rupturing his Achilles
A trimmed-down Junior Paulo hopes landing a blow on Paul Gallen's chin will give Green Machine supporters some revenge.
Canberra Raiders trio Joey Leilua, Junior Paulo and Shannon Boyd are a step closer to leading the NSW State of Origin revival.
He's already a cult hero, but Kato Ottio wants to break into the NRL to prove he can live up to the hype.
A jet-lagged Jordan Turner was left breathless and almost passing out after his first Raiders session.
Raiders hopeful Lou Goodwin has been eating, and eating, and eating his way to his NRL goal.
Canberra Raiders winger Jordan Rapana is stuck in England with a fractured cheekbone.
The Raiders will play the past two premiers in their first two rounds of the 2017 NRL season.
The Canberra Raiders will get a chance to test their premiership credentials in the opening two weeks of the season when they play the last two NRL champions in a brutal start to their campaign.