Chris Wilson

Chris Wilson

Chris Wilson is the sports editor at The Canberra Times.

League

Canberra Raiders campaign for equality in free-to-air television and funding

Canberra Raiders chief Don Furner.

Chris Wilson Raiders chief executive Don Furner says the club will fight to block any moves by Channel Nine to scrap fixed scheduling and says Canberra hopes to receive future compensation for a lack of...

League

Canberra Raiders coach Ricky Stuart says slow ruck ruining rugby league

Unimpressed: Ricky Stuart on the sideline during a recent Raiders match against the Knights.

Chris Wilson Canberra Raiders coach Ricky Stuart claims NRL officials have shifted their interpretation of ruck speed and says wrestling tactics are creeping back into the game and contributing to lower crowd...

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Raiders not only club targeting Anthony Milford

Man in demand ... Canberra dynamo Anthony Milford.

Chris Wilson Canberra Raiders remain hopeful of retaining star Anthony Milford, but coach Ricky Stuart says the young fullback is now being physically targeted by every NRL club too.

League, Boxing

Josh Papalii gives cousin Alex Leapai a fighting chance

Canberra Raiders enforcer Josh Papalii is in his cousin's corner, Alex Leapai fighting for the world heavyweight boxing title next week.XXXXX

Chris Wilson Raiders hitman Josh Papalii says his cousin and heavyweight boxing contender Alex Leapai is an inspiration.

Rugby League

Raiders prop David Shillington faces tough task to regain Maroons spot

Raiders prop David Shillington says it will be tough to get back into the Queensland side.

Chris Wilson Raiders prop David Shillington admits it will be tough to win back his Queensland representative jersey.

Rugby League

Retiring Michael Robertson says Manly Sea Eagles have been 'lucky'

Former Raiders and Manly winger Michael Robertson has retired due to injury. He is back in Canberra, with children Kobe, 2, and Emily 1.

Chris Wilson Two-time Manly premiership winner Michael Robertson has returned to Canberra after injury forced Robertson an early retirement.

Rugby League

Joel Edwards re-signs with Canberra Raiders for three more years

Re-signed: Raider Joel Edwards to stick with the club for three more seasons.

Chris Wilson Courageous Canberra Raiders second-rower Joel Edwards has re-signed with the NRL club for a further three seasons.

Raiders v Knights

CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 23:  Anthony Milford of the Raiders runs the ball during the round three NRL match between the Canberra Raiders and the Gold Coast Titans at GIO Stadium on March 23, 2014 in Canberra, Australia.  (Photo by Stefan Postles/Getty Images)

Chris Wilson The Canberra Raiders take on the Newcastle Knights at Canberra Stadium from 3pm.

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Penrith Panthers v Canberra Raiders

Penrith Panthers v Canberra Raiders

Chris Wilson The Panthers take on the Raiders at Sportingbet Stadium, kicking off at 5.30pm (AEDT).

League

Jordan McLean's message of support from jailed brother

Tony McLean, who was jailed for a single-punch attack.

Chris Wilson Even on the eve of his own court verdict, which resulted in a three-year jail sentence, Tony McLean's thoughts were with his younger brother, Melbourne Storm's Jordan McLean.

League

Bill Tupou ready to fill Edrick Lee void for Canberra Raiders

Bill Tupou at Raiders training on Wednesday.

Chris Wilson Raiders winger Bill Tupou can empathise with injured Canberra teammate Edrick Lee.

League

Canberra Raiders winger Edrick Lee out for NRL season

Injured Raiders winger Edrick Lee.

Chris Wilson Canberra Raiders winger Edrick Lee will miss the remainder of the NRL season after scans confirmed he has snapped a ligament in his right foot.

Rugby League

Gold Coast Titans deny playing ducks and drakes with Greg Bird

Greg Bird of the Titans screams in pain after injuring his shoulder against the Tigers.

Chris Wilson Canberra Raiders coach Ricky Stuart is preparing for the Gold Coast Titans to play ducks and drakes with Greg Bird, tipping the NSW State of Origin forward to switch to five-eighth for Sunday's NRL...

Rugby League

Ricky Stuart urges Canberra Raiders to dial out for club culture

Ricky Stuart during his playing days at the Canberra Raiders. The new Raiders head coach is trying to instill a sense of pride in the club within the current playing group.

Chris Wilson Canberra Raiders players have been dialing in to the club's rich history.

Masking their aims: Canberra Raiders take high-altitude approach

Raiders player Jarrod Croker.

Chris Wilson They look like military gas masks, a secret training device the Canberra Raiders hope will give them the edge.

League

Canberra Raiders name their side for round one clash against Cowboys

SPORT:  Raiders player Shannon Boyd during training at HQ, Bruce. 3rd March 2014. Photo by Melissa Adams of The Canberra Times.

Chris Wilson The Canberra Raiders have named two rookies for their NRL season-opening clash against the North Queensland Cowboys, but it's the performance of a brand new halves pairing that will be under most...

League

Pressure of a Sticky situation

News/Sport.  Canberra raiders' Ricky Stuart holds his first press conference as incoming coach. Canberra Times photo by Karleen Minney. 16th September 2013.

Chris Wilson Ricky Stuart isn't exactly prepared to join hands in the walk down memory lane to the last time the Raiders won the premiership.

League

Rookie Shannon Boyd a big chance to make debut with Canberra Raiders

Sport.  Canberra Raiders player Shannon Boyd warming up before training at Raiders HQ.  20 February 2014. Canberra Times photo by Jeffrey Chan

Chris Wilson Shannon Boyd's teammates say it's his giant engine that has him primed for an early NRL debut.

League

Jack Wighton has 'six appeal' for Canberra Raiders

Sport
Portrait of The Canberra Raiders' Jack Wighton
Filed: Thursday, 30 January 2014 6:26:00 pm 
Photo by Rohan Thomson, The Canberra Times

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Chris Wilson Canberra Raiders skipper Terry Campese says he's happy to hand on his treasured No.6 jersey to youngster Jack Wighton.

League

Terry Campese tips Jack Wighton for Origin berth this year

Jack Wighton

Chris Wilson Canberra skipper Terry Campese says he is happy to hand on his treasured No.6 jersey to youngster Jack Wighton, endorsing the comparisons to Laurie Daley and declaring the 21-year-old is destined for...

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