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Canberra Raiders 2021 NRL season preview: Matt Timoko’s rise



After three preliminary final appearances in five years, plus falling agonisingly short in the 2019 grand final, Canberra remains in a position to challenge for the NRL title once again.

The Raiders’ depth in the outside backs took a hit with Nick Cotric and Michael Oldfield’s departures but in Matt Timoko they could have a ready made replacement. The young Kiwi played two NRL matches in 2020 and has impressed those in the know with his power, speed and ability to change direction. Look for him to play a lot more first grade next season, possibly from Round 1 due to Jarrod Croker’s injury.

The best 17 for 2021:

1. Charnze Nicoll-Klokstad
2. Jordan Rapana
3. Curtis Scott
4. Jarrod Croker
5. Bailey Simonsson
6. Jack Wighton
7. George Williams
8. Dunamis Lui
9. Josh Hodgson
10. Josh Papalii
11. Elliott Whitehead
12. Hudson Young
13. Joseph Tapine

14. Tom Starling
15. Sia Soliola
16. Corey Horsburgh
17. Corey Harawira-Naera

Read more: https://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/sport ... 73e70cdb53
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I can’t agree with it.
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Can’t agree with what?
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Someone’s opinion on our best 17.
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I've thought about it for a while and I honestly feel that if we are in contention come the business end of the season this is the 17 that would scare opposition teams the most. Provided all available. Hodgson to play a Radley type role in attack when Starling is on.

1. Charnze Nicoll-Klokstad
2. Bailey Simonsson
3. Jarrod Croker (c)
4. Curtis Scott
5. Matthew Timoko
6. Jack Wighton
7. George Williams
8. Josh Papalii
9. Josh Hodgson (c)
10. Joseph Tapine
11. Corey Harawira-Naera
12. Elliott Whitehead
13. Hudson Young

14. Tom Starling
15. Corey Horsburgh
16. Emre Guler
17. Jordan Rapana
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Big guns race the clock, how star recruits will fit in: Every club’s predicted Rd 1 team

RAIDERS

1. Charnze Nicoll-Klokstad
2. Jordan Rapana
3. Matt Timoko
4. Jarrod Croker
5. Bailey Simonsson
6. Jack Wighton
7. George Williams
8. Josh Papalii
9. Josh Hodgson
10. Dunamis Lui
11. Elliott Whitehead
12. Hudson Young
13. Joe Tapine

14. Tom Starling
15. Corey Harawira-Naera
16. Sia Soliola
17. Corey Horsburgh

2021 squad: Caleb Aekins, Adam Cook, Jarrod Croker, Matt Frawley, Emre Guler, Corey Harawira-Naera, Siliva Havili, Josh Hodgson, Albert Hopoate, Corey Horsburgh, Ryan James, Dunamis Lui, Charnze Nicoll-Klokstad, Josh Papalii, Jordan Rapana, Harry Rushton, Curtis Scott, Bailey Simonsson, Harley Smith-Shields, Sia Soliola, Tom Starling, Ryan Sutton, Joe Tapine, Matt Timoko, Semi Valemei, Elliott Whitehead, Jack Wighton, George Williams, Sam Williams, Hudson Young

2021 gains: Albert Hopoate (Manly), Caleb Aekins (Panthers), Harry Rushton (Wigan), Ryan James (Titans)

2021 losses: Nick Cotric (Bulldogs), John Bateman (Wigan), Michael Oldfield (Eels), Andre Niko, Kurt Baptiste (Sunshine Coast Falcons)

Unavailable for Rd 1: Jarrod Croker (shoulder)

Racing to be fit: Josh Hodgson (knee)

Read more: https://www.foxsports.com.au/nrl/nrl-pr ... 2bdc883819

Presumably, they meant to select Matt Timoko in place of Jarrod Croker rather than Curtis Scott.
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I don’t know if this has been covered, but who is kicking the goals while JC is out. I vote for Big Pappa!
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KasparRaider wrote: January 13, 2021, 4:24 pm I don’t know if this has been covered, but who is kicking the goals while JC is out. I vote for Big Pappa!
That would be so good. RIcky, make it happen.

I know George kicked a bit but isn't really a full time kicker and Rapana is sometimes our backup. Not sure about the rest.
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BadnMean wrote: January 13, 2021, 5:13 pm
KasparRaider wrote: January 13, 2021, 4:24 pm I don’t know if this has been covered, but who is kicking the goals while JC is out. I vote for Big Pappa!
That would be so good. RIcky, make it happen.

I know George kicked a bit but isn't really a full time kicker and Rapana is sometimes our backup. Not sure about the rest.
Simmo maybe?
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Time for former Storm star to deliver; contenders to fill Bateman void: Raiders’ Best 17



Will it be a case of third time lucky for Ricky Stuart’s Raiders? After the heartache of that grand final loss to the Roosters, they followed up in 2020 by crashing out to a red-hot Melbourne side in the preliminary final. Still the wait to return the premiership back down the Hume Highway continues

RAIDERS BEST 17

1. Charnze Nicoll-Klokstad
2. Bailey Simonsson
3. Jarrod Croker*
4. Curtis Scott
5. Jordan Rapana
6. Jack Wighton
7. George Williams
8. Dunamis Lui
9. Josh Hodgson
10. Josh Papalii
11. Hudson Young
12. Elliott Whitehead
13. Joe Tapine

14. Siliva Havili
15. Corey Horsburgh
16. Emre Guler
17. Corey Harawira-Naera

*Expected to return in Round 5

Read more: https://www.foxsports.com.au/nrl/nrl-pr ... e24966e5d4
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Your predicted Canberra Raiders team for next year?

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1. CNK
2. Simmonson
3. Croker
4. Scott
5. Rapana
6. Wighton
7. Williams
8. Papa
9. Hodgson
10. Lui
11. Whitehead
12. CWN
13. Tapine

14. Starling
15. James
16. Young
17. Guler


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