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What we learned: Canberra Raiders vs Melbourne Storm

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Jon Tuxworth All the talking points from the NRL clash between the Raiders and the Storm at GIO Stadium on Sunday.

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Canberra Raiders beat Melbourne Storm in NRL thriller

CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 20:  Jarrod Croker of the Raiders takes a high ball during the round seven NRL match between the Canberra Raiders and the Melbourne Storm at GIO Stadium on April 20, 2014 in Canberra, Australia.  (Photo by Mark Nolan/Getty Images)

Jon Tuxworth A try in the dying seconds to Canberra forward Paul Vaughan handed the Raiders a thrilling 24-22 victory over Melbourne at Canberra Stadium on Sunday.

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Famous surnames no burden for junior Raiders

Junior Raiders, (L-R) Lachlan Croker (nephew of Jason Croker), Lachlan Lewis (nephew of Wally Lewis) and Zac Woolford (son of Simon. Woolford).

Jon Tuxworth Their uncles are rugby league royalty, but Canberra Raiders SG Ball coach Peter Marrapodi has backed his halves pairing Lachlan Croker and Lachlan Lewis to avoid being burdened by their famous...

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Josh McCrone next target in Canberra Raiders' retention spree

Josh McCrone at Raiders training last week.

Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Raiders have begun preliminary talks with Josh McCrone and his management as coach Ricky Stuart looks to continue his recent player-retention spree. 

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Michael Bani bolsters star-studded Goulburn in Canberra Raiders Cup

Former Manly star Michael Bani will play for Goulburn.

Jon Tuxworth He's the NRL cult hero who grew up chasing dugongs in the Torres Strait, now Michael Bani is chasing a Canberra Raiders Cup premiership with Goulburn. 

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Canberra Raiders urge Anthony Milford to stand down from Samoa

Anthony Milford has been told by the Raiders to miss Samoa's clash with Fiji next month.

Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Raiders have told Anthony Milford he won't be playing for Samoa on May 3, with coach Ricky Stuart advising him to bypass the match to nurse a niggling medial ligament injury. 

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Canberra Raiders welcome back Joel Edwards for Storm NRL clash

Jack Wighton has the backing of his teammates to continue at five-eighth.

Jon Tuxworth Jarrod Croker says he's excited to be playing outside of young gun Jack Wighton.

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Raiders out to restore 'fortress' Canberra Stadium

Raiders Coach Ricky Stuart

Jon Tuxworth Canberra Raiders coach Ricky Stuart has implored his side to avoid complacency to snap their horror home streak. 

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What we learned: Canberra Raiders v Newcastle Knights

David Shillington takes on the Kinights' pack.

Jon Tuxworth David Shillington sent a reminder to Queensland State of Origin selectors.

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Canberra Raiders slump to record sixth straight NRL home loss against Newcastle Knights

Kinghts players celebrate a try against the Raiders.

Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Raiders have crashed to a record sixth straight home defeat.

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Canberra Raiders win battle against AFL but fans have little to cheer

Josh Papalii drops the ball against the Knights.

Jon Tuxworth, David Polkinghorne The Raiders have slumped to a record sixth consecutive home defeat at Canberra Stadium, the club’s worst losing streak at home since its inception in 1982.

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Canberra Raiders chairman Allan Hawke spills the beans

In for the long haul: Raiders' chairman Allan Hawke.

Jon Tuxworth Will things change under the leadership of new Raiders chairman Allan Hawke? He speaks candidly to Jon Tuxworth.

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Tom Learoyd-Lahrs hell-bent on NRL return

Canberra Raiders player Tom Learoyd-Lahrs says he's ready for the challenge of NRL and earning a new contract.

Jon Tuxworth Raiders prop Tom Learoyd-Lahrs he faces a battle emerging from the NRL wilderness. 

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Canberra Raiders stars would back NRL lifting tackle ban

Raiders star Dane Tilse said the game would  survive without the lifting tackle.

Jon Tuxworth Canberra forwards Dane Tilse and Paul Vaughan have thrown their support behind calls for the NRL to ban lifting tackles in the wake of the career-ending injury to Newcastle's Alex McKinnon. 

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Canberra Raiders to keep faith in outside back stocks

Canberra youngster Jack Wighton.

Jon Tuxworth The Raiders are likely to resist recruiting outside back reinforcements, despite Edrick Lee's injury.

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What we learned: South Sydney Rabbitohs v Canberra Raiders

Joel Edwards was brilliant in defence for the Raiders.

Jon Tuxworth Ricky Stuart has done a tremendous job transforming the Raiders' attitude in defence.

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Canberra Raiders' big men muscle up to rattle South Sydney Rabbitohs to the core

Try time: Raiders players congratulate Dane Tilse after he scored one of the team's five tries against South Sydney on Sunday.

Jon Tuxworth Ricky Stuart has lauded the Raiders' courage under adversity after upsetting Souths 30-18

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Canberra Raiders ready to fight back against South Sydney Rabbitohs

Jarrod Croker dressed as a viking for a TV promotion.

Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Raiders are preparing for Souths to adopt a siege mentality in Sydney on Sunday.

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Canberra Raiders fall foul of Titans’ gamesmanship

Greg Bird of the Titans struggles to get off a tackled player as referee Brett Suttor looks on.

Jon Tuxworth NRL rules committee member Darren Lockyer says the belief some teams are deliberately conceding penalties to reset their defensive line under pressure is likely to be discussed, admitting it’s...

Canberra Raiders star Shaun Fensom faces one-week ban for dangerous tackle

Raiders star Shaun Fensom has been suspended for one match.

Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Raiders forward pack has been further decimated before Sunday's home clash against Gold Coast, with lock Shaun Fensom facing a one match ban after being charged with grade two dangerous...