Canberra Raiders

No teenage angst for Williams

Chris Wilson 9:00 PM   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 back a starting role.

League

Wighton turns to GI in fullback switch

Jack Wighton will seek the advice of his hero.

Jon Tuxworth   Canberra Raiders star Jack Wighton will seek advice from All Stars teammate Greg Inglis before his switch to fullback.

How Cornish learned to call the shots

Canberra Raiders halfback Mitch Cornish.

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

League

Shaun Fensom will return ''better than ever'' after knee surgery

Shaun Fensom is confident of a strong return from injury.

Jon Tuxworth   Shaun Fensom has warned NRL rivals he expects to defy the odds and return from major knee surgery better than ever, revealing the break has given his war torn body time to heal.  

Hodge on comeback trail for Raiders

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.

League

Croker continues dream run with NRL All Stars selection

Jarrod Croker after being announced as Canberra Raiders captain at Canberra Zoo on Friday.

Jon Tuxworth   Centre Jarrod Croker has continued his fairytale run by being named in the NRL All Stars team to take on the Indigenous All Stars.

Raiders rookie and retiree at Auckland Nines

Ken Nagas, 41, and Lachlan Croker, 18, will both play for the Raiders 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.

Raiders taking steps to curb errant players

Capital punishment: Raiders chairman Allan Hawke is focusing on player behaviour.

Roy Masters   Canberra Raiders are the “canary in the mineshaft” when it comes to changing the image of NRL players.

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Waqa to make Raiders debut at Nines

Canberra Raiders winger Sisa Waqa will debut for the club at the Auckland Nines.

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

Nagas tried to coax Wiki comeback

Flash Back: Ken "The Flash" Nagas, planning a comeback at the Auckland Nines.

Chris Wilson   Locker Room: the best of Canberra sports, from grassroots to gossip.

Rugby league

Brad Fittler says 'a fear of embarrassing himself' will drive Raiders legend Ken Nagas at Nines

Fittler's return to the Roosters line-up for the pre-season tournament, along with Steve Menzies for Manly, gave the tournament a huge promotional boost in its first season last year.

Jon Tuxworth   Brad Fittler is adamant the NRL would be "stupid" to pull the pin on past legends making Auckland Nines cameos, backing Canberra Raiders legend Ken Nagas to hold his own despite retiring 13 years ago.

Raiders premiership legend eyes comeback

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

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Kenny Nagas says goodbye to the Raiders

Legend: Ken Nagas playing for the Canberra Raiders in their 1994 premiership season.

Karl deKroo   It wasn't the way Kenny Nagas had wanted to bow out but in the end his broken down body gave him no choice.

Captain's pick for Croker

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.

Campese gets send-off at Queanbeyan races

Terry Campese enjoyed a send-off at Queanbeyan's Boxing Day races before moving to the UK.

Lee Gaskin   Former Raiders captain Terry Campese will be among familar faces in the English Super League when he joins Hull KR after getting a farewell at the Queanbeyan races.

Raiders give back to community in last training run before Christmas

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Jon Tuxworth   In the midst of a tortorous pre-season it's easy for rugby league players to feel sorry for themselves. 

Ferguson has 'served his time': Stuart

Cleared to return to the NRL, Blake Ferguson.

Chris Wilson, Michael Carayannis   Canberra Raiders coach Ricky Stuart stands by the club's "courageous decision" to sack Blake Ferguson, but says the troubled star has "served his time" and predicted he could return to the NRL better than ever in 2015.

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Soliola models himself on Raiders legend Wiki

Canberra Raiders recruit Sia Soliola

Chris Wilson   He idolised Ruben Wiki, now Sia Soliola is modelling himself on the Raiders legend as he returns to the NRL with Canberra.

Saturday Serve

Turning back on marquee players is madness

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Chris Wilson   Putting a cap of marquee on import players would be professional suicide for the ACT Brumbies.

Rugby league

Croker has Campese's confidence as captain

New Raiders skipper Jarrod Croker.

Chris Wilson   Departing Canberra Raiders captain Terry Campese has endorsed good mate Jarrod Croker as the club's new skipper, encouraging him to lead with confidence despite being the youngest captain in the club's history.