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Things looking up but Raiders not out of the Woods

Post by greeneyed » March 7, 2017, 7:06 pm

Things looking up but Raiders not out of the Woods

You could forgive St Christopher’s Cathedral Administrator Mgr John Woods for thinking he had the Midas touch when it came to the Canberra Raiders in the late 1980s and the early 1990s.

Having returned to the Archdiocese in 1985 after spending two years studying Canon Law in Canada, he took on the Raiders chaplaincy in 1986 as their second chaplain since they first played in the then NSWRL competition in 1982.

"There was no handbook when I started," he said. "In the early days I regularly joined in some of the training, or I would run laps around Seiffert Oval and later out at GIO Stadium where I would also have a chat with the players and staff from time to time. Now I try to attend part of a training session each week and get to the home games.

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