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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.


Warriors take out round one of Toyota Cup stoush

AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND - SEPTEMBER 02:  Toka Likiliki of the Junior Warriors in action during the Toyota Cup round 26 match between the New Zealand Warriors and the Canberra Raiders at Mt Smart Stadium on September 2, 2012 in Auckland, New Zealand.  (Photo by Sandra Mu/Getty Images)

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.

Sunday Sin Bin

Bishop warns lopsided player trade is spoiling game for Brits

Daniel Lane

Daniel Lane Great Britain legend Tommy Bishop has warned the number of English players being recruited by NRL clubs risks gutting the game in his homeland.

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Raiders sign Kiwi Bill Tupou

AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND - JULY 15: Bill Tupou of the Warriors makes a break during the round 19 NRL match between the Warriors and the Canterbury Bulldogs at Mt Smart Stadium on July 15, 2011 in Auckland, New Zealand.  (Photo by Hannah Johnston/Getty Images)

David Long Bill Tupou has left the Warriors with immediate effect and has signed with the Canberra Raiders.

Heads-up on shoulder charge official rethink

Brad Walter dinkus

Brad Walter South Sydney forward Sam Burgess may face a judiciary charge next season if he makes another tackle that leaves an opposition player in the same state as Newcastle's Kyle O'Donnell after their head...


Dugan back as halves experiment thrown out

Josh Dugan.

Jon Tuxworth THE Josh Dugan halves experiment has been put on the scrap heap, with the Canberra Raiders star set to return from injury at fullback for today's must-win clash with the Sharks at Cronulla.


Young Raiders fall short of Sharks

Lee Gaskin The Canberra Raiders ran out of puff yesterday as they missed a golden opportunity to cement their place in the Toyota Cup top four.

Eel be lucky: stand-in coach throws for a six

Nathan Hindmarsh

Glenn Jackson BRAD ARTHUR admits the next six matches might be his only shot at being an NRL head coach. So he is planning to use them to ensure it's not.


South Sydney sack young star Roberts

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - AUGUST 19: James Roberts of the Rabbitohs is 
congratulated by his team mates after scoring a try during the round 24 NRL 
match between the South Sydney Rabbitohs and the North Queensland Cowboys at ANZ 
Stadium on August 19, 2011 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty 


Glenn Jackson South Sydney have sacked James Roberts, one of their up-and-coming stars who had been considered a long-term fullback prospect at the club.

Roberts exit sends message

James Roberts

Glenn Jackson SOUTH SYDNEY'S bright new era has been built on the discipline of coach Michael Maguire. The sacking of James Roberts, rated one of the best talents coming through the club, will be seen as the...

Tigers' young star determined to get back on track after wrong step

James Tedesco

Glenn Jackson IF you'd asked James Tedesco as a kid if he would have been content with 30 minutes in an NRL team, he no doubt would have.

Blues sold a dummy when junior rules were changed

Roy Masters dinkus

Roy Masters NSW's long wait for another Andrew ''Joey'' Johns-style halfback may be over … in another 15 years or so.


Canberra blasts back into top four

24 June 2011............Canberra Times Photo by RICHARD BRIGGS.....Raiders under 20 player  Michael Chee-Kam  listens to music before games...... SPECIAL 15

Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Raiders' under 20s regained their place in the top four with a 36-28 victory over Newcastle at Canberra Stadium yesterday.

Peats has mantra down pat, but dreams of a tatt

Nathan Peats

Glenn Jackson ON THE left side of Nathan Peats's abdomen, a blank canvas awaits a masterpiece. Whether it comes this year or not, Peats has reserved the spot for a premiership tattoo, to join the work on his right...

Megan Levy

Highs, lows and loneliness behind the adulation


Megan Levy It was one of the more touching post-try celebrations.


The man who helped mould Raiders star

03 August 2012, Sport , Journalist Lee Gaskin, Canberra Times, PHOTO by Jay Cronan. Peter Denham, coach of the Australian Schoolboys Rugby League catches up with one of his ex student and Raiders player Shaun Fensom.

Lee Gaskin This is a student-teacher conference with a difference.


Live: Canberra Raiders v Brisbane Broncos


Lee Gaskin Catch all the action live from Canberra Stadium as the Canberra Raiders take on the Brisbane Broncos.

From farm to fortune: quiet Koroibete is flying fast

Marika Koroibete

Michael Chammas ''DON'T come back unless you've got a contract''.

NRL players prove they're not all brawn

03 March 2011, Sport, Canberra Times photo by Andrew Sheargold. RAIDERS. pic of Raiders player Bronson Harrison at the Raiders season launch at the Tradies in Dickson this evening. SPECIAL 000

Lee Gaskin Think of a footballer and the image portrayed is an athletic bloke big on muscles but light on upstairs. But not in the Raiders' camp, apparently.


Koroibete's stunning effort wakes Tigers from their winter slumber

Marika Koroibete

Michael Chammas WESTS TIGERS defended like a Toyota Cup team but their attack ensured they are again a top-eight team after a 51-26 win against a spirited Parramatta.