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NRL finals 2020, preliminary final: Melbourne Storm v Canberra Raiders – live!

Updates from the game at Suncorp Stadium in BrisbaneAny thoughts? Email or tweet @JPHowcroft 9.18am BST Here are some coach stat numbers heading into tonight @storm v @RaidersCanberra on @FOXNRL.Craig Bellamy has a 16-8 record v Ricky Stuart. Bellamy h…

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NRL finals 2020, preliminary final: Melbourne Storm v Canberra Raiders – live!

Updates from the game at Suncorp Stadium in BrisbaneAny thoughts? Email or tweet @JPHowcroft 9.18am BST Here are some coach stat numbers heading into tonight @storm v @RaidersCanberra on @FOXNRL.Craig Bellamy has a 16-8 record v Ricky Stuart. Bellamy h…

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GB’s Bateman ready for ‘pretty mad’ debut after beating homesickness

Bradford-born forward has just enjoyed a fine debut season with Canberra Raiders and now he is focused on winning four Tests from four with Great BritainAuckland is about as far away from Bradford as you can get in every sense, but early on Saturday mo…

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Roosters deny Raiders in NRL grand final to claim successive titles

Late James Tedesco try sees Sydney beat Canberra 14-8 Raiders become first back-to-back champions since 1993Sydney Roosters have become the first team since Brisbane in 1993 to win back-to-back premierships, but a controversial decision with scores lev…

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Sydney Roosters v Canberra Raiders: NRL grand final – live!

Updates from the premiership decider at ANZ StadiumAny thoughts? Email or tweet @JPHowcroft 9.03am BST “I know we’re American,” says Ryan Tedder, “but we love our footy.” It does feel more like a summer blue light festival at the moment, rather than a …

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Josh Hodgson travels with Raiders to Sydney and will play NRL grand final

Canberra co-captain missed Tuesday training with virusHooker backed over fitness for Sunday’s title deciderCanberra co-captain Josh Hodgson has rejoined his teammates on Wednesday as they travelled to Sydney for the club’s drought-breaking NRL grand fi…

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Canberra Raiders end 25-year wait to reach NRL grand final with victory over Rabbitohs

Drought over after dramatic 16-10 win at GIO StadiumJosh Papalii scores winner with Raiders down to 14 menCanberra are into their first NRL grand final in 25 years after beating South Sydney 16-10, despite being a man down for the final 10 minutes. Cha…

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NRL brings out best in British with seven players vying to reach grand final | John Davidson

A record contingent will run out on Friday as Canberra and South Sydney honour a rich tradition of Englishmen down underAustralian rugby league has always had an on-off love affair with English players. But South Sydney and Canberra have taken the rela…

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Pursuit of NRL adjudicating perfection damages rugby league | Matt Cleary

Endless TV angles may mean less ‘errors’, but they worsen the game by slowing it downUnlike Australian rules football which is an aerial, 360-degree affair with more in common with Quidditch, rugby league is a linear game. It has a rectangular field, “…

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NRL: Canberra’s Viking clap a highlight in a dour round for Raiders

A win is a win for a depleted Cronulla while Manly fans will take any win right nowThey may have ripped it off from the football team of Iceland (and when the southerly comes from Kosciuszko, GIO Stadium can feel like a graveyard in a country founded b…

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Canberra Raiders paying price for mental fragility and lack of leadership | Matt Cleary

The Raiders lack an on-pitch leader who will step up when their team is leading with minutes to playIt’s a favourite quote of Wayne Bennett’s: “If you always do what you’ve always done, you’ll always get what you always got”. It means that if you conti…

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‘A real gentleman’: Raiders team-mates stand up for banned Sia Soliola

  • Soliola handed five-week suspension after high shot knocked out Billy Slater
  • Junior Paulo says fellow Canberra player will learn from time on sidelines

Canberra’s Junior Paulo has described team-mate Sia Soliola as a “real gentleman” who will learn from his five-week NRL suspension for knocking out Melbourne’s Billy Slater.

Related: Losing control: outrage at non-send off highlights core problem with NRL referees | Nick Tedeschi

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Canberra pick up first win of NRL season in hammering of Wests Tigers

Canberra Raiders beat Wests Tigers 46-6 at GIO StadiumCaptain Jarrod Croker makes return from injury in routCanberra have continued their dominance of Wests Tigers with a 46-6 thrashing, giving them their first victory of the NRL season. After running …

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Cronk stars as Storm beat Canberra Raiders in tight game

  • Melbourne Storm 14-12 Canberra Raiders
  • Storm will face Cronulla Sharks in the grand final

Playing his 300th NRL game, Melbourne’s Cooper Cronk didn’t want the spotlight in the preliminary final against Canberra to be on him.

But a dominant first half at AAMI Park meant Cronk was front and centre.

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How backflips and discards formed the backbone of Canberra Raiders’ success

  • The Green Machine has teeth again thanks to some astute signings
  • ‘Some of it’s by planning and some of it’s by luck’

When James Tedesco broke the news to Canberra CEO Don Furner that he was back-flipping on his big-money three-year deal, little did the club know it would ultimately be the making of them.

With a rag-tag legion of discards, journeymen and no-frills imports, Ricky Stuart and his coaching staff have ushered in the second coming of the Green Machine.

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Raiders book NRL grand final qualifier against the Storm

Canberra Raiders 22-12 Penrith PanthersJordan Rapana equals season record for tries scoredCanberra are one win away from the NRL grand final after holding off a fast-finishing Penrith 22-12.The Raiders led 18-0 with 20 minutes remaining when the Panthe…

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Cronulla one win from the NRL grand final after comeback win over Raiders

Cronulla 16-14 Canberra at GIO StadiumCronulla one game away from an NRL grand final after comeback winA 75th-minute penalty goal from James Maloney has taken Cronulla to a memorable 16-14 comeback win over Canberra and within one game of the NRL grand…

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Tigers’ finals hopes die as Canberra underline NRL premiership credentials

  • Wests Tigers 10-52 Canberra Raiders
  • Raiders secure second-place finish and will host Cronulla in finals

There was to be no fairytale late surge into the eight for the Wests Tigers as Canberra ensured Sunday’s match at Leichhardt Oval went to form with a 42-point thumping.

Needing a victory to secure a place in this year’s finals, the Tigers were simply blown out of the water by a rampant Raiders side, for whom Josh Papalii and Jordan Rapana both scored doubles in a comfortable 52-10 victory.

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Sharks notch resounding win, late Panthers field goal shatters Titans

Cronulla 37-12 Sydney RoostersPenrith 15-14 Gold CoastCanberra 44-30 ManlyCronulla have re-ignited hopes of a maiden premiership with a resounding 37-12 home win over the Sydney Roosters.Down 12-0 after just 20 minutes, the Sharks scored 37 unanswered …

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Canberra Raiders labelled the team to beat after win over Melbourne Storm

  • Canberra Raiders 22-8 Melbourne Storm
  • Melbourne coach Craig Bellamy impressed by Raiders’ defensive effort

Melbourne coach Craig Bellamy has declared Canberra the hottest team in the NRL after the Raiders turned in one of their best defensive performances of the year in a 22-8 win on Monday.

The Raiders limited the league’s leaders to just one try at GIO Stadium despite giving up a remarkable 51 plays inside their own 20m zone compared to just 16 down the other end.

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