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Sid wrote:
March 3, 2019, 9:38 pm
Fuifui Bradbrad wrote:Dammit Gerg just have some faith. Stick has a plan, we just need, a little more money.

Come September, we will be in Tahiti celebrating our GF win.


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LimeGreenMachine wrote:
March 4, 2019, 7:55 am
Why the Raiders have the worst spine in the NRL

Rugby league fans know that a team’s spine is crucial in creating success. Glory in September is near impossible a strong unit of key playmakers. With that being said, it’s time to take a look at each club’s spine and rank them from best to worst ahead of the 2019 season.

Kicking things off in 16th place is the Canberra Raiders. Sorry to say it Green Machine fans, but it looks like it could be a long season ahead in the Nation’s Capital for Ricky Stuart’s men. Key player departures, positional changes and inexperience have left the Raiders with what looks to be a largely unsettled spine.

https://www.theroar.com.au/2019/03/04/w ... n-the-nrl/
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Fuifui Bradbrad wrote:
March 4, 2019, 7:59 am
Sid wrote:
March 3, 2019, 9:38 pm
Fuifui Bradbrad wrote:Dammit Gerg just have some faith. Stick has a plan, we just need, a little more money.

Come September, we will be in Tahiti celebrating our GF win.


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I've got it... a boat! We bring over another English player on a boat!
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Re: Preparing for 2019

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Sid wrote:
Fuifui Bradbrad wrote:
March 4, 2019, 7:59 am
Sid wrote:
March 3, 2019, 9:38 pm
Fuifui Bradbrad wrote:Dammit Gerg just have some faith. Stick has a plan, we just need, a little more money.

Come September, we will be in Tahiti celebrating our GF win.


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All we need are 30 big scores, and then we are out
I've got it... a boat! We bring over another English player on a boat!
Need more YENNEL!
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-PJ- wrote:
March 4, 2019, 7:33 am
Rickmando wrote:
March 4, 2019, 7:19 am
PigRickman wrote:
March 4, 2019, 7:11 am
gergreg wrote:
March 3, 2019, 8:25 pm
PigRickman wrote:
This is the type of thing i'd expect from non-beleivers
The message is clear, when it gets tough, Rick gets moving and he stands in the face of that pressure and delivers.
Dont believe me, check GF day in 89, 90, 94.
Heathen
I don't know that I caught the exact terms of your fake optimism contract. Do we have to be 0 and 7 for the charade to be over? You're going to turn yourself in knots when we're 3 and 4 going into round 8.

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we'll just see where the journey takes us :lol:
Regardless, I feel like a great weight has been lifted through all this positivity. I was too critical in the past and had stopped giving Rick the benefit of the doubt.

Im looking forward to watching Rick send the boys around the paddock in Round 1 more than I did at any point during the last couple of seasons. Bring on 6:30pm 16.3.19!
16.3.19 eh !!

Can you let us all know the score ? It will save us watching it live on the 17th.
Haha, my fat fingers were just trembling with excitement thinking about the first step of the Ricky Redemption Tour (aka the 2019 season)... hit the wrong button :D

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Canberra Raiders confirm 29 players for top 30 squad

Former Warriors prodigy Charnze Nicoll-Klokstad and ex-New Zealand Rugby Sevens Olympian Bailey Simonsson have come into Ricky Stuart's squad as contenders for the Raiders fullback spot. Queensland under 20s back-rower Corey Horsburgh has also earned a new deal and a top 30 squad.

Aidan Sezer
Ata Hingano
Bailey Simonsson
Brad Abbey
Charnze Nicoll-Klokstad
Corey Horsburgh
Dunamis Lui
Elliott Whitehead
Emre Guler
JJ Collins
Hudson Young
Jack Murchie
Jack Wighton
Jarrod Croker
John Bateman
Jordan Rapana
Joey Leilua
Joe Tapine
Josh Hodgson
Josh Papalii
Luke Bateman
Michael Oldfield
Nick Cotric
Royce Hunt
Ryan Sutton
Sam Williams
Sebastian Kris
Sia Soliola
Siliva Havilii

Read more: https://www.nrl.com/news/2019/03/04/201 ... all-teams/

Canberra Raiders development players: Andre Niko, Brendan O'Hagan, Kyle Paterson, Reuben Porter

https://www.sportingnews.com/au/league/ ... 11bneoxify

The 29 man squad has been confirmed with no surprises. They also changed the development player rule so they can play first grade after June 30. We only have 4, so hopefully we fill the other two spots by then.

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Tom Starling still in no mans land?

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The Raiders won't fill the last position until they absolutely have to, is my guess. That means Tom Starling will be Mounties contracted.
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They should just give him a development spot for now.

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We absolutely should leave our last spot open- there are salary cap issues among clubs, there's usually a disgruntled player or two after a month of the season- could be a bargain get floating around there somewhere.

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Looks like finishing 10th will get us a crack at the premiership in the near future


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14. Simmonson 15. Soliola 16. Guler 17. Horsburgh

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Dusty wrote:
March 4, 2019, 5:34 pm
Looks like finishing 10th will get us a crack at the premiership in the near future


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10th?? In your dreams

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Fox reporting teams 7-10 will play off for the final two spots in the eight from 2020


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Brewdle wrote:
March 4, 2019, 5:56 pm
Fox reporting teams 7-10 will play off for the final two spots in the eight from 2020


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sprintman wrote:
Dusty wrote:
March 4, 2019, 5:34 pm
Looks like finishing 10th will get us a crack at the premiership in the near future


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It could


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2020: 1. Nicol-Klokstad 2. Cotric 3. Croker (c) 4 Leilua 5. Scott 6. Wighton 7. G. Williams 8. Papalii 9. Hodgson (c) 10. Sutton 11. J. Bateman 12. Whitehead 13. Tapine ----
14. Simmonson 15. Soliola 16. Guler 17. Horsburgh

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The most worrying thing while Rapana is injured is the wing depth imo. One injury has Simonsson, Abbey or Kris there (considering he’d never shift Croker) and I don’t like any of them as first back up. Simonsson May be ok eventually but gee that’d be a roll of the dice having him playing first grade at this point. I’d have been more confident in Satini being handed that role considering he’s a bit more rugby league hardened as it stands.
well, I guess you could say that I'm buy curious.

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julian87 wrote:
March 4, 2019, 7:46 pm
The most worrying thing while Rapana is injured is the wing depth imo. One injury has Simonsson, Abbey or Kris there (considering he’d never shift Croker) and I don’t like any of them as first back up. Simonsson May be ok eventually but gee that’d be a roll of the dice having him playing first grade at this point. I’d have been more confident in Satini being handed that role considering he’s a bit more rugby league hardened as it stands.
Unless it was a long term injury I'd say Bateman would probably move out to center before playing one of those 3.

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Looking at that team list, we really need to sign Joey Joe Joe Junior Shabadoo.
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edwahu wrote:
March 4, 2019, 8:13 pm
julian87 wrote:
March 4, 2019, 7:46 pm
The most worrying thing while Rapana is injured is the wing depth imo. One injury has Simonsson, Abbey or Kris there (considering he’d never shift Croker) and I don’t like any of them as first back up. Simonsson May be ok eventually but gee that’d be a roll of the dice having him playing first grade at this point. I’d have been more confident in Satini being handed that role considering he’s a bit more rugby league hardened as it stands.
Unless it was a long term injury I'd say Bateman would probably move out to center before playing one of those 3.
You reckon Stuart would play Croker or Leilua on the wing?
well, I guess you could say that I'm buy curious.

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julian87 wrote:
March 5, 2019, 9:16 am
edwahu wrote:
March 4, 2019, 8:13 pm
julian87 wrote:
March 4, 2019, 7:46 pm
The most worrying thing while Rapana is injured is the wing depth imo. One injury has Simonsson, Abbey or Kris there (considering he’d never shift Croker) and I don’t like any of them as first back up. Simonsson May be ok eventually but gee that’d be a roll of the dice having him playing first grade at this point. I’d have been more confident in Satini being handed that role considering he’s a bit more rugby league hardened as it stands.
Unless it was a long term injury I'd say Bateman would probably move out to center before playing one of those 3.
You reckon Stuart would play Croker or Leilua on the wing?
Nah, you're probably right. Croker maybe.

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VIDEO: Canberra Raiders 2019 Season Launch

Raider Nick went behind the scenes at the Canberra Raiders 2019 season launch at Gandel Hall. Check out all the action in what was a fantastic night celebrating 30 years since the 1989 Grand Final.

Video: https://www.raiders.com.au/news/2019/03 ... on-launch/
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2019 NRL season promotion: http://ow.ly/QmKC30nVmRI

Nick Cotric features (briefly).
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Has some pretty cool parts in it
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Love it.


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NRL Podcast: Canberra Raiders season preview: https://www.nrl.com/news/2019/01/23/the ... me-of-all/ (around 17:00 min mark)
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No depth, big shoes to fill: Where it could fall down for your team during the 2019 season

CANBERRA RAIDERS: Slim front-row stocks

The Raiders have parted ways with their starting props from last season Junior Paulo and Shannon Boyd, leaving the club light on in the engine room.

Running for the second-least metres of all clubs in the competition last year, the Green Machine may find field position even harder to come by this coming season. They’ve added well-rated young English prop Ryan Sutton to their books, but this may not quite fill the void.

Read more: https://www.foxsports.com.au/nrl/nrl-pr ... 4cdfce0b42
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Didn’t know where to write this but I just saw the new nrl ad and it EDIT that they always show **** all of the Raiders but show everyone else at least twice , even the **** Titans get seen twice, it’s Bull 🤬😡

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Canberra Raiders small forwards could be exposed in 2019, says Anthony Griffin

Unfortunately, the Canberra Raiders look decidedly undermanned in the front row going into the 2019 season. The Raiders will be under pressure from the outset, desperate to avoid last year’s slow start that ultimately left them five wins outside the top eight.

Read more: https://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/sport ... 89d9d0eb24
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Rick wrote:
March 5, 2019, 10:08 pm
Love it.


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Bet the NRL big thunkers are holding their breath no sex or violence scandals with the players involved in the clip.

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greeneyed wrote:
March 6, 2019, 8:08 pm
Canberra Raiders small forwards could be exposed in 2019, says Anthony Griffin

Unfortunately, the Canberra Raiders look decidedly undermanned in the front row going into the 2019 season. The Raiders will be under pressure from the outset, desperate to avoid last year’s slow start that ultimately left them five wins outside the top eight.

Read more: https://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/sport ... 89d9d0eb24
"Running for the second-least metres of all clubs in the competition last year"

Exposed? Not a lot of room to fall Griffin, unlike yourself.

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greeneyed wrote:
March 6, 2019, 8:08 pm
Canberra Raiders small forwards could be exposed in 2019, says Anthony Griffin

Unfortunately, the Canberra Raiders look decidedly undermanned in the front row going into the 2019 season. The Raiders will be under pressure from the outset, desperate to avoid last year’s slow start that ultimately left them five wins outside the top eight.

Read more: https://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/sport ... 89d9d0eb24
Everything we have read from the club is Paps is playing prop. Why is it in all these reviews they dont have him there. Do they actually take any notice of what is happening in Canberra ?

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LimeGreenMachine wrote:
March 6, 2019, 10:47 pm
greeneyed wrote:
March 6, 2019, 8:08 pm
Canberra Raiders small forwards could be exposed in 2019, says Anthony Griffin

Unfortunately, the Canberra Raiders look decidedly undermanned in the front row going into the 2019 season. The Raiders will be under pressure from the outset, desperate to avoid last year’s slow start that ultimately left them five wins outside the top eight.

Read more: https://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/sport ... 89d9d0eb24
Everything we have read from the club is Paps is playing prop. Why is it in all these reviews they dont have him there. Do they actually take any notice of what is happening in Canberra ?
No they don't.

Paul Kent does.

Gasnier does.

Most have barely any idea, let alone keep up with trials. Despite it being their job and writing articles on the subject and all.

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Ricky Stuart’s secret plan to put an end to Raiders’ biggest flaw

Ricky Stuart has employed a new training technique in an effort to arrest Canberra’s biggest flaw. In a bid to shake the unflattering “Faders” tag this year, the team has been running scenario-based drills under extreme fatigue.

“Can I swear? ... it’s a **** of running and then it’s 13 (players) on 13, say we’re eight (points) up with 10 minutes to go and we have to see the game out,” English backrower Elliott Whitehead revealed.

Read more: https://www.foxsports.com.au/nrl/nrl-pr ... c61638f0e5

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Johno wrote:
greeneyed wrote:
March 6, 2019, 8:08 pm
Canberra Raiders small forwards could be exposed in 2019, says Anthony Griffin

Unfortunately, the Canberra Raiders look decidedly undermanned in the front row going into the 2019 season. The Raiders will be under pressure from the outset, desperate to avoid last year’s slow start that ultimately left them five wins outside the top eight.

Read more: https://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/sport ... 89d9d0eb24
"Running for the second-least metres of all clubs in the competition last year"

Exposed? Not a lot of room to fall Griffin, unlike yourself.
Yeah, strange logic. Our forwards we’re getting owned. I’m all for trying something different!

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