Big weekend for Canberra sport: Raiders, Black Opal carnival and Canberra Cup hoping for large crowds

Isobel Cootes
By Isobel Cootes
Updated March 6 2022 - 6:52am, first published 6:30am
Canberra Raiders' Jarrod Croker (left) and Sam Williams (right), along with jockey Kayla Nisbet, are set for a big weekend of sport in the capital. Picture: Elesa Kurtz

The Canberra Raiders hope their eight-month wait to play in front of home fans will drive a return to last season's 20,000-plus attendance figures this week, in what shapes as a huge few days for ACT sport.


Isobel Cootes

Isobel Cootes


Sports reporter at The Canberra Times. A Novocastrian with a passion for football (or soccer as they call it in the capital) via The Examiner and The Port Lincoln Times.

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