The two-week deal: Inside how and why the Raiders re-signed Ricky

Chris Dutton
David Polkinghorne
Updated May 15 2024 - 3:02pm, first published May 14 2024 - 5:30pm

Canberra Raiders chairman Dennis Richardson summoned Ricky Stuart to a meeting inside the club's headquarters two weeks ago. He had one thing on the agenda: offering Stuart the equal longest contract of his Raiders career.

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Chris Dutton

Chris Dutton

Sport editor

Chris Dutton has been a sport journalist since 2008, covering rugby union, rugby league, basketball, cricket and soccer. He has covered World Cups and Olympic Games in print and online. Chris has had a stint as news director, but is back in sport to follow the ups and downs. Email:

David Polkinghorne

David Polkinghorne

Sports journo

Covering the Raiders, Cavalry, cycling and racing, plus everything else that involves sport in the ACT, for The Canberra Times. Basically I love sport and watching it is a full-time job. Email:

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