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Chris Dutton

Chris Dutton is a sporters reporter at The Canberra Times.

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In a nutshell: Raiders v Sharks

CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA - SEPTEMBER 09: Blake Ferguson (R) of the Raiders celebrates scoring a try with team mate Sandor Earl during the Second NRL Elimination Final match between the Canberra Raiders and the Cronulla Sharks at Canberra Stadium on September 9, 2012 in Canberra, Australia.  (Photo by Mark Nolan/Getty Images)

Chris Dutton Sandor Earl and Blake Ferguson’s blossoming combination continued its superb NRL form as they helped the Canberra Raiders progress to the next round of the finals.

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.

Q&A with Ricky Stuart and Stephen Larkham

Stephen Larkham and Ricky Stuart.

Chris Dutton Ricky Stuart and Stephen Larkham open up on their plans for 2014, their memories of the golden era and the pressures of the job.

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Furner expects Shillo to step up against Souths

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David Shillington during training on tuesday.
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26 June 2013
Photo Jay Cronan

Chris Dutton David Furner has challenged out-of-favour prop David Shillington to stand up against the best forward pack in the NRL.

Raiders likely to snub Ferguson for rest of year as he plans exit strategy

Ferguson

Jon Tuxworth, Chris Dutton Blake Ferguson's Canberra career appears to be over. The star centre seems to be on the outer with several teammates and the Raiders look desperate to repair the club's culture by taking a tough...

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Henry the man to lead Raiders revival: Ryan

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JULY 26:  Neil Henry the coach of the Cowboys speaks to the media in the post match press conference t the end of the round 20 NRL match between the North Queensland Cowboys and the Brisbane Broncos at 1300SMILES Stadium on July 26, 2013 in Townsville, Australia.  (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

Chris Dutton and Jon Tuxworth Rugby league coaching great Warren Ryan insists Neil Henry is the ''ideal'' man to lead the Canberra Raiders out of their darkest days.

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Cornish debut in lap of gods … and NRL

20th September 2012, Story by Jon Tuxworth , Canberra Times Photograph by, Colleen Petch, Canberra Raiders Under 20's halfback Mitch Cornish is hoping to emulate the feat of the under 20's from 2008 with a grand final win

Chris Dutton Raiders plead with NRL to clear the way for under-20s star Mitch Cornish to make his first grade debut.

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Barba still in favour at Bulldogs despite missing game against new club

Ben Barba

Michael Chammas, Chris Wilson, Chris Dutton Ben Barba wasn't named to return against his future club this Thursday night, but Canterbury have not put a red pen through his name for this season.

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David Furner jumps at gig to help Kangaroos

Chris Wilson, Chris Dutton Sacked Raiders coach David Furner will take the first step to reviving his career in Papua New Guinea this month.

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Origin the aim after Shillo's crunching test

Chris Dutton A brutal training session with two of the Canberra Raiders' giants has convinced David Shillington to launch himself back into the State of Origin selection mix.

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ACT underdogs on road

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Chris Wilson, Chris Dutton David Furner says he’s happy being the underdog as bookies bet against Canberra’s footy teams in Sydney this weekend.

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Papalii proves he's no pup as big dog Gallen can do nothing but bark

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Chris Dutton A 20-year-old kid upset the war horse of the NRL, 24,450 fans packed into Canberra Stadium and the Green Machine powered into the second week of finals - the Raiders are a true premiership threat.

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Bloodied Croker in doubt after stray knee

9TH SEPTEMBER- 2012 -SPORT -STORY JON TUIXWORTH- THE CANBERRA TIMES- PHOTO BY MELISSA ADAMS.
CANBERRA RAIDERS V CRONULLA SHARKS AT CANBERRA STADIUM.  Raiders player Jarrod Croker.

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.

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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Calm Raiders ready for title shot: Picker

18th August  2012, Story by Lee Gaskin , Canberra Times Photo, Colleen Petch,  Canberra Raiders v Sydney Roosters at Canberra Stadium, Joe Picker ended up with a bloody nose after a great tackle on the final siren

Chris Dutton From ''giggling school girls'' to a focused premiership contender, Canberra Raiders second-rower Joe Picker insists the Green Machine is better placed for a charge to the title than it was two years...

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Big Tom desperate to unleash his best

25TH JULY- 2012- SPORT -STORY LEE GASKIN - THE CANBERRA TIMES- PHOTO BY MELISSA ADAMS.
Canberra Raiders player Tom Learoyd Lahrs during training at Raiders HQ, Bruce.

Chris Dutton Tom Learoyd-Lahrs admits he's still searching for consistent form but is ready to unleash his destructive best against the South Sydney Rabbitohs tomorrow night.

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Play it again Sam

12TH SEPTEMBER- 2012 -SPORT -STORY CHRIS DUTTON - THE CANBERRA TIMES- PHOTO BY MELISSA ADAMS.
Raiders training at Raiders HQ, Bruce ahead of there clash with the Rabbitohs this weekend. Raiders player Sam Williams..

Chris Dutton Raiders halfback Sam Williams insists he's not a one-hit finals wonder.

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Inseparable: an unlikely bromance at the heart of Raiders' success

Raiders players Blake Ferguson and Sandor Earl. They've named themselves

Chris Dutton Dinner dates, "flirting" and game-day superstitions: meet "Dorguson", the unlikely bromance at the Canberra Raiders riding high on the eve of one of the biggest games in the club's history.

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