Toyota Cup


Warriors take out round one of Toyota Cup stoush

Lee Gaskin The Canberra Raiders' under-20s lost the first battle, but they will hope to win their Toyota Cup war with the New Zealand Warriors.

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Toyota Cup trial spell for captain's challenge


Brad Walter CAPTAINS will be allowed unlimited challenges to refereeing decisions under an NFL-style system to be trialled before the end of the season – as long as those challenges are proved correct.


Make it count: Fensom's advice to club juniors

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - OCTOBER 05: Shaun Fensom of the Raiders holds aloft the winners trophy after winning the Under 20's Toyota Cup Final match between the Canberra Raiders and the Brisbane Broncos at ANZ Stadium on October 5, 2008 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Jon Tuxworth CANBERRA star Shaun Fensom has urged the Raiders Toyota Cup side to treat today's grand final as their sole career opportunity to win a premiership.


Memory of crunch will fire up Raiders

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Jon Tuxworth CANBERRA'S Toyota Cup side hasn't forgotten the awful memory of Raiders player Josh Mitchell leaving Canberra Stadium in a neck brace.


Motivation runs in Picker family

26 September 2012.  Journalist Jon Tuxworth.  Canberra Times Photo by Jeffrey Chan.  Canberra Raiders U-20's player Ben Picker at Raiders HQ.

Jon Tuxworth Canberra Toyota Cup hooker Ben Picker is using his eldest sibling's will power as motivation before today's grand final against West Tigers.

Raider's arduous journey to grand final

27th September 2012, Story by Jon Tuxworth , Canberra Times Photograph by, Colleen Petch,  Raiders Toyota Cup prop Jeff Lynch at the Gungahlin Lakes Golf Club where he is an apprentice greenskeeper.

Jon Tuxworth JEFF LYNCH has worked hard to make the Toyota Cup decider.


Former Raider takes Wests Tigers to grand final victory

Jon Tuxworth The irony certainly wasn't lost on Todd Payten.


Raiders 'panicked' as Tigers deliver eight-try rout

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - SEPTEMBER 30:  Jacob Miller of the Tigers holds aloft the trophy after winning the 2012 Under 20's Toyota Cup Grand Final match between the Wests Tigers and the Canberra Raiders at ANZ Stadium on September 30, 2012 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)

Jon Tuxworth Canberra admitted they were guilty of letting Wests Tigers rattle them off their game in a spiteful 46-6 grand final loss at ANZ Stadium yesterday.

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Live coverage of NRL grand final

Melbourne Storm's, Billy Slater (left) and Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs' Ben Barba, with the Premiership trophy. The NRL Grand Final Breakfast at Daltone House, Pyrmont.

Edited by Stephen Samuelson, Ben Coady, Paul Suttor and Chris Dutton Welcome to Fairfax Media's coverage of today's NRL grand final.

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Magical Mulcahy is a cut above the rest

Dominic Bossi MATT MULCAHY was on the cusp of being cut from the Wests Tigers team before the start of the season, but on Sunday he sealed his comeback with a man of the match performance in the Toyota Cup grand...


Canberra raided as younger Cornish leaves for Roosters


Jon Tuxworth THE Canberra Raiders may have locked up Toyota Cup halfback Mitch Cornish for the long term, but his younger brother Tyler looks set to fly the coop after being offered a deal by the Sydney Roosters.

Mr and Mrs Referee meet their match

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Steve Mascord THE Rugby League International Federation has refused to sanction dual referees for this week's Australia versus New Zealand Test, but possibly the first husband-and-wife officiating team in the...


Warriors only have themselves to blame

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 12:  Elijah Taylor of the Warriors gets a pass away as he is tackled during the round two NRL match between the Parramatta Eels and the New Zealand Warriors at Parramatta Stadium on March 12, 2012 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

Steve Mascord UNSUCCESSFUL Warriors coaching applicant Tony Iro has responded to a brutal assessment of the culture in the club from back-rower Elijah Taylor by admitting coaches "changed too much" this season...


Wighton to start in the halves for juniors

11th September 2012, Story by Chris Dutton , Canberra Times Photo, Colleen Petch,  Canberra Raiders media session at HQ this afternoon, Raiders Jack Wighton turns out for the Raider's under 20's team shot but has also been named as an emergency for this weekends game.

Jon Tuxworth He's played just two hours of football in five months, but Junior Kangaroos coach Kelly Egan has backed Jack Wighton's fitness to hold up when he returns to five-eighth against New Zealand this...


Williams bolsters Raiders' depth

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - SEPTEMBER 15:  Sam Williams of the Raiders makes a break on his way to score a try during the NRL Semi Final match between the South Sydney Rabbitohs and the Canberra Raiders at ANZ Stadium on September 15, 2012 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

Jon Tuxworth It's been a rollercoaster season for the Canberra Raiders, but none more so than rising young halfback Sam Williams.


Just not cricket: NRL launches new logo, puts brakes on expansion


Brad Walter This is the new NRL logo that was unveiled today.


Raiders to lose McFadden

13 January 2012, sport, story by Jon Tuxworth, Canberra Times photo by STUART WALMSLEY. The Canberra Raiders train at the club's headquarters in Bruce. Andrew McFadden and Matt McIlwrick watch Travis Waddell pass.

Jon Tuxworth CANBERRA RAIDERS coach David Furner insists he won't stand in assistant coach Andrew McFadden's way should he wish to quit his post to join the Warriors.

Benji tells Potter: 'I'd like to be back at five-eighth'

NRL. Wests Tigers vs New Zealand Warriors. Leichhardt Oval.pic shows action from the gameFriday 18th May, 2012SMH SPORT pics  by anthony johnson

Glenn Jackson BENJI MARSHALL has told incoming Wests Tigers coach Mick Potter that he wants to reclaim his No.6 jersey next season.


Players seek salary cap rise as union talks continue

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Brad Walter NRL players want the salary cap for next season to be more than the $5 million ceiling agreed to by clubs and the ARL Commission and are also seeking a five-year collective bargaining agreement.


Raiders' coaching options still open

Nigel Ashley Jones.

Lee Gaskin Canberra's coaching merry-go-round may not have stopped spinning yet, after David Furner left the door open for a second assistant coach to join the ranks.