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Embarrassed Raiders 'sharing the pain' of supporters

Jon Tuxworth Disconsolate Canberra Raiders players labelled their latest inept showing against Souths as ''embarrassing'' and assured fans they're sharing their pain after a ninth loss in 11 games. 

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North Queensland Cowboys consider roping in Canberra Raiders prop Tom Learoyd-Lahrs

Raiders prop Tom Learoud-Lahrs has attracted the interest of North Queensland officials.

Adrian Proszenko Former NSW forward Tom Learoyd-Lahrs could shift from Canberra to North Queensland before the June 30 transfer window closes.

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Dragons in talks to sign Raiders prop Tom Learoyd-Lahrs

Tom Learoyd-Lahrs at Raiders training on Wednesday.

Jon Tuxworth Another big-name Canberra Raider could sign with St George Illawarra within weeks.

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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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Tom Learoyd-Lahrs taking no chances with fitness

Overcoming his injury problems, Tom Learoyd Lahrs, centre, with team mates during the session.

Chris Wilson Raiders prop Tom Learoyd-Lahrs has enlisted a ''body shop'' of medicos that he hopes can extend his NRL career.

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Canberra Raiders players back Jeremy Hawkins to grab NRL debut next year

Jeremy Hawkins and Reece Robinson at a Raiders fan session on Thursday. Robinson is likely to replace Hawkins, who was blocked from making his NRL debut on Sunday because of the second tier salaray cap, in Canberra's team to take on the Gold Coast.

Lee Gaskin Paul Vaughan has no doubts Jeremy Hawkins will make his NRL debut for the Raiders next year.

Saturday Serve

NRL's second-tier salary cap should be abolished after Raiders winger Jeremy Hawkins denied debut

Raiders winger Jeremy Hawkins was denied  from making his NRL debut this weekend.

Lee Gaskin Was the NRL fair in denying the Raiders an exemption to the second-tier salary cap which would have allowed Jeremy Hawkins to make his NRL debut? 

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Fullback remains No.1 target for Raiders as David Mead and Tautau Moga drop off

Gold Coast flyer David Mead was refused permission to talk to other clubs.

Adrian Proszenko, Chris Wilson Canberra's frustrating search for a replacement fullback for Anthony Milford continues.

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Sydney Roosters centre Tautau Moga transfers to North Queensland Cowboys

Townsville bound: Roosters centre Tautau Moga will be a Cowboy as of next week.

Adrian Proszenko Roosters centre Tautau Moga will join North Queensland next week after signing a mid-season deal to cover for injured Maroons star Brent Tate.

Winning Starts Monday

Steve Price was not right but timing is for push to bring Wayne Bennett back to Dragons

Brad Walter dinkus

Brad Walter The race to sign Wayne Bennett as coach is now on in earnest following St George Illawarrra's decision to end the reign of his successor, Steve Price, just days after Nathan Tinkler's departure from...

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Canberra coach Ricky Stuart promises rebuild at Raiders like he did at Eels

Stuart enraged many Eels fans when he quit the club at the end of last year, one season into a three-year deal, after sacking 12 players on Parramatta's roster.

Chris Wilson Raiders coach Ricky Stuart says he is happy to watch Parramatta's resurgence this season, adding he did a "good job" initiating the rebuild at the Eels as he pushes for sweeping changes to the...

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Canberra Raiders halfback Josh McCrone shopped to the Melbourne Storm

Josh McCrone's Raiders future is unclear.

Lee Gaskin Off-contract Raiders halfback Josh McCrone has been shopped around to the Melbourne Storm.

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Penrith Panthers winger Josh Mansour tempted to join Canberra Raiders

Josh Mansour in action against the Raiders last weekend.

Lee Gaskin Raiders recruiting target Josh Mansour is torn about whether to join Canberra or remain loyal to Penrith.

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Canberra Raider Paul Vaughan faces one game suspension

Paul Vaughan

Jon Tuxworth Canberra's forward pack has been further decimated with prop Paul Vaughan facing a one-match ban for a crusher tackle on Todd Lowrie in Monday night's 28-4 loss to Brisbane. 

Canberra Raiders deny interest in Benji Marshall, but hope to keep Huawei on board

Speculation: Benji Marshall.

Lee Gaskin The Canberra Raiders have denied speculation that they are interested in signing former Wests Tigers star Benji Marshall after his failed foray into rugby union.

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Leaner Michael Bani ready to spearhead Goulburn Bulldogs in Canberra Raiders Cup

Michael Bani is looking to impress with Goulburn this season.

Jon Tuxworth Michael Bani once weighed more than Green Machine props Tom Learoyd-Lahrs and David Shillington. 

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Cornish to make long-awaited NRL debut

Mitch Cornish enjoys a joke at Raiders training on Wednesday.

Jon Tuxworth If his mother had her way, Mitch Cornish would idolise Harry Kewell, not Ricky Stuart or Laurie Daley.

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Raiders out to prove their worth

Canberra player Glenn Buttriss says the Raiders were out to prove their worth on the weekend.

Jon Tuxworth Canberra Raiders hooker Glen Buttriss says several players used the club's aggressive recruitment drive as motivation to show their worth and end a horror form slump against North Queensland on...

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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.