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Live: Raiders v Sea Eagles

Blake Ferguson of the Raiders is tackled during the round nine NRL match between the Manly Sea Eagles.

Jon Tuxworth Join League HQ for full, live coverage as the Raiders host the Sea Eagles, from 2pm.


Lawrence taking flight with the Sea Eagles

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 14: Brenton Lawrence of the Sea Eagles walks down the players tunnel during the round six NRL match between the Manly Sea Eagles and the Cronulla Sharks at Brookvale Oval on April 14, 2013 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)

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Jon Tuxworth Manly prop Brenton Lawrence could have been lost to the game years ago had it not been for David Furner.


NRL: Josh McCrone won't shirk defensive duties

Portrait of The Canberra Raiders' Josh McCrone
Filed: Thursday, 30 January 2014 6:26:05 pm 
Photo by Rohan Thomson, The Canberra Times


Jon Tuxworth Canberra Raiders half-cum-hooker Josh McCrone is bracing for an early baptism of fire by rival packs.


NRL trial in China 'should be long-term'

Jon Tuxworth The NRL has been urged not to give up on a proposed Raiders-Manly clash in China.

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Decision looms on Canberra-Manly NRL match in Shenzhen, China

Jon Tuxworth The proposed Manly-Canberra NRL clash in China next year faces the scrap heap unless it is given the green light by early next week.


Innocent till proven guilty: agent blasts double standards

Sport.  Canberra Raiders player Blake Ferguson, centre, during training at Raiders HQ.  3 July 2013 Canberra Times Photo by Jeffrey Chan.

Jon Tuxworth James Tamou's manager Sam Ayoub says players should be proven guilty in court before being stood down.


Living on the edge: Raiders' season in the balance

CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA - JULY 07:  Anthony Milford of the Raiders is congratulated after scoring a try during the round 17 NRL match between the Canberra Raiders and the North Queensland Cowboys at Canberra Stadium on July 7, 2013 in Canberra, Australia.  (Photo by Stefan Postles/Getty Images)

Lee Gaskin, Jon Tuxworth Eight wins, eight losses, eight games to go. Just what will the Raiders make of season 2013?


Dunemann quick to deal with upheaval

Sport- Raiders Caretaker coach Andrew Dunemann holds his first press conference in the role. Canberra times photo by Karleen Minney.  22nd August 2013.

Chris Dutton, Jon Tuxworth Interim Canberra Raiders coach Andrew Dunemann is adamant his team will not suffer from a week of turmoil.

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Dunemann firms in Raiders coaching race

SPORT: Canberra Raiders v Manly Warringah at Canberra Stadium, Bruce. Canberra Raiders interim coach Andrew Dunemann before the match. 25th August 2013 .Photo by MELISSA ADAMS of The Canberra Times.

Jon Tuxworth Raiders great Mal Meninga is expected arrive in Canberra this week to help the search for a new head coach.


Ferguson insists fitness was the reason he didn't play Manly

Todd Carney Blake Ferguson

Jon Tuxworth Canberra Raiders star Blake Ferguson has used Twitter to defend suggestions he was fit to take on Manly on Sunday, insisting he never passed a fitness test to play.

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Raiders v Bulldogs - what we learned

Canterbury Bulldogs player Josh Morris off loads during the game against the Raiders player.
The Canberra Times
17 August 2013
Photo Jay Cronan

Jon Tuxworth Five talking points from the Bulldogs' 28-16 win over the Raiders at Canberra Stadium on Saturday.


Wish you were here: Raiders go on tour

Jon Tuxworth The Raiders could rack up the frequent-flyer miles next season, with games in China, Perth and Mudgee on the agenda.

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Injury hands Williams a Raiders lifeline

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 27:  Sam Williams of the Raiders passes the ball during the round seven NRL match between the North Queensland Cowboys and the Canberra Raiders at 1300SMILES Stadium on April 27, 2013 in Townsville, Australia.  (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

Jon Tuxworth Out-of-favour Canberra halfback Sam Williams is expected to receive a golden opportunity to play for a new contract.


Raiders excitement machine half-chance to fill McCrone's boots at Manly

Anthony Milford

Jon Tuxworth Canberra skipper Terry Campese believes Anthony Milford, who was playing S.G. Ball just a year ago, is ready to be his starting halves partner in the unlikely event Josh McCrone is ruled out of...


Raiders not banking on fatigued Manly

SPORT: Raiders utility Shaun Fensom received stitches to his right eye during their clash against the Cronulla Sharks on the weekend.  21st May 2013. Photo by MELISSA ADAMS of The Canberra Times..

Jon Tuxworth Shaun Fensom does not expect the exhausted Manly to be vulnerable at Brookvale on Saturday.


Impressive Raiders try to keep a lid on hype

Raiders player josh mccrone  in action during the game against Penrith at Canberra stadium.
The Canberra times
15 June 2013
Photo jay cronan


Jon Tuxworth Are the Canberra Raiders the major threat to the top four?

Raiders mull China trip

David Shillington

Jon Tuxworth Canberra's desire to stage a match in China has been given a huge boost, with Manly expressing genuine interest in playing the Raiders there during the 2014 pre-season.


Canberra-Bulldogs round 25 blockbuster won't be broadcast live on WIN

Jon Tuxworth Canberra Stadium will be the only place to watch next Friday's Raiders-Canterbury match live, with WIN Television set to broadcast the blockbuster on delay into the capital.

Raiders, Manly in Shenzhen match-up


Jon Tuxworth Fifteen years after Super League wanted to take rugby league to China, the Canberra Raiders hope to do just that by playing Manly in a fully-fledged NRL premiership match there in 2014.

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Raiders and Manly keen for opener in China

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Jon Tuxworth Manly's plan to spread the NRL gospel in China is no gimmick as it continues negotiations to kick-start next season there against the Canberra Raiders.