Canberra Raiders and Huddersfield Giants join forces to establish junior academy program

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Canberra Raiders and Huddersfield Giants join forces to establish junior academy program

Post by greeneyed » November 13, 2019, 2:01 pm

Canberra Raiders and Huddersfield Giants join forces to establish junior academy program

The Canberra Raiders have joined forces with the Huddersfield Giants in the English Super League to establish a joint academy program, to give aspiring rugby league players from the Huddersfield region the opportunity to experience rugby league in Australia.

“This academy partnership will allow talented young English players the opportunity to come to... play in the Raiders junior system and go back home with more experience,” Raiders CEO Don Furner said.

Read more: https://www.raiders.com.au/news/2019/11 ... t-academy/
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Post by Fuifui Bradbrad » November 13, 2019, 2:03 pm

Interesting.. I’m curious to see how this plays out
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Post by edwahu » November 13, 2019, 2:39 pm

Smart move.

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Post by Coastalraider » November 13, 2019, 3:14 pm

Sezer might end up back here on a development contract.

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Post by greeneyed » November 13, 2019, 5:20 pm

Canberra Raiders look for next gen of English Giants with Huddersfield

England has been such a happy hunting ground the Canberra Raiders will now look to develop generation next. They've gone into partnership with English Super League club Huddersfield to bring a couple of under-20s players out every year to find the next Josh Hodgson.

"[Simon Woolford has] identified a couple of young guys he thinks would make our 20s team and we'll see how we go," Don Furner said.

Read more: https://www.canberratimes.com.au/story/ ... /?cs=14239
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Post by PerthRaider86 » November 13, 2019, 5:51 pm

And we end up sending Sezer the other way
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Post by Matt » November 14, 2019, 6:47 am

I think this sounds like a great move.
I guess Wigan werent too keen after we poached all their good players :P

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