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State of Origin 'the perfect starting point' for Canberra Raiders' NRLW bid

Caden Helmers
By Caden Helmers
March 9 2022 - 5:00am
Raiders boss Don Furner and ACT Sports Minister Yvette Berry have lured State of Origin to Canberra. Picture: James Croucher

NRL chiefs are "absolutely confident" the Canberra region has the playing depth to sustain a women's team with State of Origin hosting rights set to ignite the Raiders' expansion bid.

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Caden Helmers

Caden Helmers

Sports Journalist

My passion for journalism can be traced back to Mighty Ducks match reports and reading the Sunday paper with my old man. A love of sport turned into a passion for telling stories, breaking news and being a reliable voice.