Tag: Canberra Raiders

Wigan confirm another English International is headed to the NRL

English club Wigan has confirmed their international utility John Bateman is headed for the NRL in 2019. Bateman will join countrymen Josh Hodgson and Elliott Whitehead at the Canberra Raiders. “Bateman, who has signed a two-year contract with an option for a third year with a NRL side for an undisclosed fee, has also agreed […]

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Dean Pay’s Bulldogs should look at the Canberra Raiders of early 2000’s for inspiration

BY A.J NASH and SCOTT DILLON Some could not help but laugh when Canterbury coach Dean Pay recently said the Bulldogs were a chance of playing finals footy in 2019. It makes it slightly harder to believe him after Thursday night’s 14-8 loss to fellow battlers Parramatta at ANZ Stadium. But history says it is […]

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Blake Austin headed to England while report suggests Cronulla has scored another Dogs discard

Canberra Raiders ace Blake Austin is headed to England after agreeing to join Warrington on a three year deal. The 27-year-old is set to replace the outgoing Tyrone Roberts. “I’ve watched Blake closely for a number of years over in the NRL and he’s a guy who, when you come to review the opposition, your […]

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Joey Leilua gets ripped to shreds by fans for abuse of Bulldogs player after match-winning try

Leilua absolutely giving it to Morris #NRLBulldogsRaiders pic.twitter.com/1N01nws2nu— Rated R (@TheNRLRoast) July 7, 2018 Scoring the match-winning try shouldn’t spare Joey Leilua from being dropped. He was ordinary for most of the match & a major reason Canberra trailed late in the game. Plus, his theatrics after touching down were downright disdainful #NRLBulldogsRaiders— paul suttor […]

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War of words erupts between Yvonne Sampson and Charlie Gubb’s wife after horror tackle

Charlene Gubb – wife of Canberra Raiders prop Charlie – has fired up at Fox Sports presenter Yvonne Sampson for recent comments about her husband. Mrs. Gubb took offense to Sampson’s remarks after a late tackle from Gubb on Nathan Cleary last weekend. Gubb was suspended for a week after attacking the legs of Cleary […]

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Michael Ennis offers to blow Canberra’s horn on Sunday

One of the most hated men in Canberra – former Cronulla rake Michael Ennis – wants to blow the Viking horn on Sunday when the Raiders host the Sharks. Ennis famously mocked the Viking Clap moments after the Sharks had defeated Canberra in a semi-final at GIO Stadium. But Ennis, tongue-in-cheek, says he’s ready to […]

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Coach Stuart calls Raiders win one of their toughest in club’s history

Last week he called his team soft but coach Ricky Stuart labelled the Thursday night win over Canterbury one of the toughest in Canberra’s history after running out 26-10 winners. The Raiders lost Ata Hingango and Michael Oldfield in the first half to concussion before halfback Sam Williams was taken from the field with a […]

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COMMENT: Raiders should punt greedy stars and ask Josh Hodgson what he wants

COMMENT BY CURTIS WOODWARD @woodward_curtis The struggling Canberra Raiders are currently in negotiations with some of their biggest stars but if they play their cards right, they’ll dodge four big bullets. Despite starting this season 0-4 following a lacklustre 2017 campaign, a number of players are holding out for massive contract offers. Blake Austin, Josh […]

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