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David Polkinghorne covers the Canberra Raiders, local rugby league, Canberra Cavalry, racing and cycling, along with every other sport, for The Canberra Times.

Jack Wighton ready to show Raiders can control close games

Jack Wighton ready to show Raiders can control close games

Canberra have long been criticised for coughing up leads and losing close games.

  • by Caden Helmers and David Polkinghorne

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Talking points: Canberra Raiders halves looking all Wight

Talking points: Canberra Raiders halves looking all Wight

Jack Wighton looked the goods in his return to the Raiders No.6 jersey.

  • by David Polkinghorne
Canberra Raiders sink Gold Coast Titans in wet

Canberra Raiders sink Gold Coast Titans in wet

Have the Canberra Raiders found their defensive starch?

  • by David Polkinghorne
Petrovic calls for V'landys to revamp Queanbeyan like he has Sydney

Petrovic calls for V'landys to revamp Queanbeyan like he has Sydney

Racing NSW chief executive Peter V'landys has worked wonders with Sydney racing, now Queanbeyan trainer Mike Petrovic hopes he can do the same for his track.

  • by David Polkinghorne
Aussie Spirit's train to Tokyo begins at AIS

Aussie Spirit's train to Tokyo begins at AIS

The Aussie Spirit are halfway through a two-day camp at the AIS as they start their preparations to qualify for the 2020 Olympic Games.

  • by David Polkinghorne
Canberra Raiders downsize should suit against Titans

Canberra Raiders downsize should suit against Titans

Big used to be beautiful, but now small is supreme.

  • by David Polkinghorne
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Aidan ready to Sezer the Canberra Raiders: Matty Johns

Aidan ready to Sezer the Canberra Raiders: Matty Johns

It's Aidan Sezer's final frontier, and one of the sharpest minds in the game thinks all it will take is miles in the legs for the Canberra Raiders halfback.

  • by David Polkinghorne
Simonsson's career has Sticky start, times two

Simonsson's career has Sticky start, times two

The Canberra Raiders played a role in both Paul and Bailey Simonsson's careers.

  • by David Polkinghorne and Chris Dutton
Canberra Raiders get Wighton and Hodgson back together

Canberra Raiders get Wighton and Hodgson back together

It only happened once in 2018 - and it resulted in the Canberra Raiders' biggest win of the season.

  • by David Polkinghorne
Class of 1989's 30th anniversary inspiring Canberra Raiders' campaign

Class of 1989's 30th anniversary inspiring Canberra Raiders' campaign

The vision of Steve Jackson carry three Balmain defenders with him to score the winning try is forever etched in Canberra Raiders' folklore.

  • by David Polkinghorne
Saturday serve: Raiders family helping their own in time of need

Saturday serve: Raiders family helping their own in time of need

As two of their own face tough times, the Canberra Raiders' hearts are bleeding lime green and reaching out to offer a helping hand where they can.

  • by David Polkinghorne