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Chris Dutton is a sporters reporter at The Canberra Times.

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Bloodied Croker in doubt after stray knee

Chris Dutton The Canberra Raiders fear a mistimed knee to Jarrod Croker's head could prematurely end his NRL finals campaign after he left Canberra Stadium bloodied and dazed yesterday.

Live: Canberra Raiders v Cronulla Sharks

AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND - SEPTEMBER 02: Josh McCrone of the Raiders is tackled by Konrad Hurrell (L) and Feleti Mateao (R) of the Warriors during the round 26 NRL 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)

Chris Dutton It's sudden death, as the white hot Raiders host the Cronulla Sharks.

Furner puts Jumpin' Jack Wighton in the frame for finals lifeline

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.

Chris Dutton A trampoline accident cost him valuable NRL experience but Jack Wighton is on the verge of a spectacular leap back to first grade to help the Canberra Raiders keep their premiership dream alive.

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Great opportunity for Dugan or Robinson

11th September 2012, Story by Chris Wilson , Canberra Times Photo, Colleen Petch,  Canberra Raiders media session at HQ this afternoon, Raiders fullback Josh Dugan ahead of the weekend's clash against the Rabbitohs.

Chris Dutton Goal-kicking guru Daryl Halligan says Josh Dugan and Reece Robinson need to embrace the finals hype to ensure they're not overcome by nerves if given the kicking duties on Saturday night.

Halligan fine-tunes Dugan, Robinson for goal-kicking role

Josh Dugan

Chris Dutton GOAL-KICKING guru Daryl Halligan says Josh Dugan and Reece Robinson need to embrace the finals hype to ensure they're not overcome by nerves if given the kicking duties on Saturday night.

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Taylor's no Superman, says Thompson

Joel Thompson

Chris Dutton Raiders stand-in centre Joel Thompson has declared David Taylor ''is not Superman'' ahead of his mission to stop one of the most destructive players in the NRL tomorrow night.

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NRL call cuts both ways for Wighton

Jack Wighton

Chris Dutton A dream NRL finals appearance has ended in a double blow for teenage sensation Jack Wighton with first-grade selection costing him a chance to chase under-20s premiership glory.

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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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Berrigan named in Raiders' first round team

Chris Dutton NRL premiership-winner Shaun Berrigan will make his Canberra Raiders debut in round one when the Green Machine plays the Melbourne Storm.