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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.


Raiders keen to give coach Kimmorley the nod

Brett Kimmorley

Jon Tuxworth Former premiership halfback Brett Kimmorley has emerged as a genuine contender to take on an assistant coaching role at Canberra next season.


Not half bad: Kimmorley to tutor Raiders dynamo

Sam Williams

Jon Tuxworth Canberra halfback Sam Williams has no doubt Brett Kimmorley can take his game to the next level.


Noddy's a perfect fit for Raiders

Canberra Raiders new assistant Coach Brett Kimmorley.

Jon Tuxworth Former Canberra skipper Alan Tongue has endorsed new assistant Brett Kimmorley as the ''perfect fit''.


Eels dump Hopoate for camp episode

Michael Chammas THE Parramatta Eels have sacrificed one of their most promising juniors, refusing to deviate from their strong stance on player misbehaviour and sacking Will Hopoate's younger brother, Jamil.


Eels dump Hopoate for camp episode


Michael Chammas THE Parramatta Eels have sacrificed one of their most promising juniors, refusing to deviate from their strong stance on player misbehaviour and sacking Will Hopoate's younger brother, Jamil.


Raiders rookie wants to make it third time lucky

Scott Jones

Lee Gaskin Scott Jones's travels have the makings of the NRL's feelgood story for 2013.


Raiders' split personality befuddles fans

9thSeptember 2012, Canberra Times Photo by Karleen Minney. Raiders V Sharks Quarter final. Raiders celebrate

Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Raiders are the NRL's Jekyll and Hyde team. About as predictable as next week's Lotto numbers.

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Shillington gives nod to Fensom, McCrone

Shaun Fensom

Jon Tuxworth Canberra Raiders prop David Shillington has endorsed Josh McCrone and Shaun Fensom as potential future captains after the duo were included in the club's leadership group.

Megan Levy

Highs, lows and loneliness behind the adulation


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

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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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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.


Riolo dumbfounded by Waddell's non-signing

1st March 2012, Sport, Chris Wilson Story, Canberra Times photo by KARLEEN MINNEY. Canberra Raider Travis Waddell works at his 'other job', a barman at Wodens Hogs Breath restaurant.

Lee Gaskin Travis Waddell's manager is dumbfounded the Canberra Raiders haven't offered the in-form hooker a new deal as his NRL future remains in limbo.

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Moltzen's decision to stay with Tigers cost us dearly, says Head

Tim Moltzen

Brad Walter THE absence of a specialist fullback after Tim Moltzen's decision to renege on a deal and remain with Wests Tigers has cost St George Illawarra dearly this season, according to former Dragons...

It's time to screen out the video ref

Malcolm Knox

Malcolm Knox If there's one thing more annoying than rugby league referees, it's people talking about rugby league referees. Some officials warn that over-focusing on decisions can wreck the game.