Chris Wilson

Chris Wilson

Chris Wilson is the sports editor at The Canberra Times.

Raiders forward Josh Papalii set to lose spot with Kangaroos

Chris Wilson, Ian McCullough Canberra Raiders forward Josh Papalii is set to lose his Australian spot for Friday week's Test against New Zealand, with injuries the only thing that could spare the 22-year-old.

Elliott Whitehead 'exceptional' buy for Canberra Raiders: Sam Williams

Elliott Whitehead of Catalan Dragons.

Chris Wilson Want to know how good Raiders recruit Elliott Whitehead is? Canberra halfback Sam Williams says he will be exceptional.

Canberra Raiders coach Ricky Stuart trusts Aidan Sezer will honour deal

Gold Coast Titans half Aidan Sezer has signed with the Canberra Raiders.

Chris Wilson Daly Cherry-Evans reports put another Canberra signing up in the air over round 13 rule.

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Blake Austin gives Canberra Raiders inside knowledge on Wests Tigers

Canberra's Blake Austin takes on his old team the Wests Tigers this week.

Chris Wilson Raiders five-eighth Blake Austin has been contributing tips to Canberra's game-plan for the Wests Tigers, while Canberra has three replacements on standby for injured England international Josh...

James Tamou and North Queensland Cowboys discuss mutual release

James Tamou could be wearing lime green in 2016 after discussing a mutual release from the North Queensland Cowboys.

Chris Wilson Australian representative prop James Tamou and the North Queensland Cowboys have discussed the possibility of a mutual release which could free him to join the Canberra Raiders in 2016.

Canberra Raiders coach Ricky Stuart calls for NRL support in battle with AFL and ACT government

Ricky  Stuart declared his disappointment at the lack of ACT government and NRL support in an open letter to Raiders fans.

Chris Wilson Raiders coach Ricky Stuart has called on the NRL to invest more in promoting rugby league matches in the Canberra "batteground".

James Tamou still a chance to join Canberra Raiders

James Tamou has been linked to the Canberra Raiders.

Chris Wilson The Raiders remain in the hunt for Australian Kangaroos prop James Tamou - but not Greg Bird.

Canberra Raiders explore cutbacks to junior teams

Aidan Sezer, one of two Canberra Raiders recruits in two days.

Chris Wilson Canberra Raiders chief executive Don Furner has threatened further cuts to the club's junior resources.

Canberra Raiders sign Aidan Sezer

Aidan Sezer in action for the Titans.

Chris Wilson The Canberra Raiders have signed Gold Coast Titans five-eighth Aidan Sezer on a three-year deal, clouding the future of young half Mitch Cornish.

Rivals circle Luke Page as Canberra Raiders sign English international Elliott Whitehead

Elliott Whitehead will join the Canberra Raiders in 2016.

Chris Wilson The Canberra Raiders have signed an England representative forward, while a prop from within their own ranks is in hot demand.

Rugby league

Sam Williams determined to take Canberra Raiders back to future

Sam Williams during Raiders training this week.

Chris Wilson He's a blast from the past, but Sam Williams says he's ready to take the Canberra Raiders into the future.

Dane Tilse to leave Canberra Raiders for Hull Kingston Rovers

Dane Tilse.

Chris Wilson The Raiders will release Dane Tilse to join the UK Super League this month, but only after the veteran helps them ride through an injury crisis.

Shaun Fensom cleared to play Sydney Roosters

The NRL judiciary overturned Shaun Fensom's one-match ban.

Chris Wilson Canberra Raiders lock Shaun Fensom says he was more nervous starting last weekend’s NRL game on the bench than facing the NRL judiciary on Wednesday night.

Canberra Raiders fullback Jordan Rapana discovers power of one

Chris Wilson Canberra Raiders fullback Jordan Rapana has lived one of the NRL's most incredible comeback stories, and here's where it began.

Canberra Raiders prop Dane Tilse picks success over sentimentality

Dane Tilse.

Chris Wilson Raiders prop Dane Tilse has backed coach Ricky Stuart's shock decision to drop him before his milestone 200th NRL game last weekend, declaring there's no room for sentimentality if Canberra is...

Canberra Raiders rookie Luke Bateman reaches another Milestone

Chris Wilson Before Luke Bateman's surprise debut for the Canberra Raiders last weekend, the best NRL story to come out of the outback town of Miles was that Darren Lockyer's parents fleetingly owned the only...

Canberra Raiders share their thoughts on Paul Gallen's grip

A freeze from of Paul Gallen being tackled.

Chris Wilson It's the Canberra Raiders tackle everyone's talking about on social media, but it's not fullback Jack Wighton's match-winning effort.

Warriors winger Manu 'The Beast' Vatuvei puts Canberra Raiders through hell

Chris Wilson He's known as The Beast, and Manu Vatuvei has put the Canberra Raiders through hell.

League

Canberra Raiders drop David Shillington and Shannon Boyd on eve of NRL

Raiders prop David Shillington won't play the season opener despite being named in the run-on side on Tuesday.

Jon Tuxworth, Chris Wilson The Canberra Raiders have dropped a selection bombshell on the eve of the NRL season, dumping props David Shillington and Shannon Boyd.

Canberra Raiders prop Shannon Boyd has big NRL ambitions

Chris Wilson Shannon Boyd says he was cut down to size by coach Ricky Stuart before making his NRL breakthrough.