Chris Wilson

Chris Wilson

Chris Wilson is the sports editor at The Canberra Times.

Canberra Raiders rate performance over pay cheques

Raiders winger Jeremy Hawkins will get a start on Saturday.

Chris Wilson Canberra Raiders coach Ricky Stuart says he will rate performance, not pay-cheques, when it comes to picking his team for the NRL season-opener.

Canberra Raiders prop Jeff Lynch breaks silence on depression

Canberra Raiders prop Jeff Lynch.

Chris Wilson Canberra Raiders player Jeff Lynch has suffered depression, but he says there's a solution - talking about it.

Canberra Raiders lock Shaun Fensom cleared for comeback

Shaun Fensom at Canberra Raiders training on Friday.

Chris Wilson The Canberra Raiders are poised to have a full-strength squad for their final trial match next weekend, lock Shaun Fensom medically cleared on Friday to make his comeback from a ruptured knee.

Jeremy Hawkins goes from bullrush to Canberra Raiders young bull

Jeremy Hawkins, centre, has signed with the Raiders until the end of 2017.

Chris Wilson Jeremy Hawkins has emerged as the young bull in the Canberra Raiders' backline.

Canberra Raiders captain Jarrod Croker comfortable in NRL All Stars company

Canberra Raiders captain Jarrod Croker.

Chris Wilson It's taken 140 NRL games, but Jarrod Croker finally feels like he belongs in the game's elite.

Jack Wighton's No.1 priority to settle into fullback for Canberra Raiders

First things first: Jack Wighton wants to start well for the Raiders.

Chris Wilson Jack Wighton says his No.1 priority is to nail down the fullback role at the Canberra Raiders before considering NSW Blues selection.

League

Shock recovery for Canberra Raiders lock Shaun Fensom

Jon Tuxworth, Chris Wilson Canberra Raiders lock Shaun Fensom is on the brink of a stunning recovery for the NRL season-opener.

Jordan Rapana on report as Canberra Raiders dominate Melbourne Storm

Jordan Rapana.

Chris Wilson Raiders winger Jordan Rapana will be sweating on his availability for the NRL season-opener after he was placed on report for a cannonball-like tackle in Canberra's 32-20 win over the Melbourne Storm...

Rugby league

Positions at stake as Canberra Raiders go on trial

Possible round one Raiders team.

Chris Wilson Positions are at stake as the Canberra Raiders begin their pre-season trials.

Forgotten Canberra Raiders prop Mark Nicholls aims to weigh in at NRL

Canberra Raiders prop Mark Nicholls.

Chris Wilson Forgotten Canberra Raiders prop Mark Nicholls wanted to know how he could crack the NRL again, so he walked into the coach's office and asked.

Canberra Raiders back Jordan Rapana fighting fit after fractured skull

Jordan Rapana is ready for his Canberra Raiders comeback.

Chris Wilson He has cast away the mental demons of a fractured skull, and now bulked-up Canberra Raiders back Jordan Rapana says he is ready to break away from NRL defenders.

Sam Williams and Mitch Cornish in battle for Canberra Raiders No.7

Neck and neck: Mitch Cornish and Sam Williams are in a race for the Raiders No7 jersey

Chris Wilson There's a virtual Raiders starting team missing, but one of the most important positions could be determined by Saturday's trial against the Melbourne Storm.

Canberra Raiders halfback Sam Williams has no teen angst

Chris Wilson Canberra's Sam Williams says he doesn't regret being thrown into the NRL's deep end as a rookie teenage halfback, but says he's returned to the Raiders to prove himself as a better player and to win...

Glen Buttriss and Canberra Raiders rejected loan proposal from Sydney Roosters

Canberra Raiders hooker Glen Buttriss.

Chris Wilson Raiders hooker Glen Buttriss has revealed the Sydney Roosters sought him out for a bizarre loan contract that could have seen him start the NRL season in Bondi before returning to Canberra mid-year.

How Canberra Raiders halfback Mitch Cornish learned to call the shots

Chris Wilson Young Canberra Raiders halfback Mitch Cornish says he's ready to call the shots in 2015, but who's listening?

Haydon Hodge takes big step in Canberra Raiders comeback

Haydon Hodge will make his comeback with the Canberra Raiders at the Auckland Nines.

Chris Wilson He took a year off on medical advice, now Haydon Hodge has reached crunch time in his comeback with the Canberra Raiders.

Canberra Raiders rookie Lachlan Croker thrust into Auckland Nines

Lachlan Croker, 18, will play at the Auckland Nines.

Chris Wilson Rookie 18-year-old Lachlan Croker will play in the Auckland Nines alongside 41-year-old Raiders legend Ken Nagas.

Sisa Waqa to make Raiders debut at Auckland Nines

Chris Wilson Sisa Waqa set to make his Canberra Raiders debut at the Auckland Nines.

Canberra Raiders legend Ken Nagas eyes comeback in Auckland Nines

Ken Nagas, eyeing a comeback at the Auckland Nines.

Chris Wilson You'll never believe which Canberra Raiders legend is planning a comeback, 13 years after retirement.

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Canberra Raiders captain Jarrod Croker to select leadership group

Canberra Raiders captain Jarrod Croker trains in the heat on Wednesday.

Chris Wilson New Canberra Raiders captain Jarrod Croker will be granted a big say in his leadership group for 2015.