Who are the Canberra Raiders?

Who are the Canberra Raiders?

The Canberra Raiders are an Australian professional rugby league football club based in the national capital city of Canberra, Australian Capital Territory.

What went wrong with the Canberra Raiders?

It was upon rejoining the newly formed National Rugby League the following year that the team began their decline. The Raiders’ problems came to a head in the late 1990s, when club legends Ricky Stuart (Laurie Daley succeeded him as club captain) and Bradley Clyde were forced out in order to accommodate players such as Brett Finch.

How many wooden spoons does the Canberra Raiders have?

They have received 1 wooden spoon and had a total of 15 of its players (9 New South Wales Blues and 6 Queensland Maroons) selected to play for the Australia national rugby league team. The Raiders’ current home ground is Canberra Stadium (GIO Stadium) in Bruce, Australian Capital Territory.

What happened to Canberra Raiders in the 1989 World Club Challenge?

On 4 October, Canberra played British champions Widnes in the 1989 World Club Challenge at Old Trafford, Manchester. The Raiders lost 18 to 30 in front of 30,768. 1990 was a stellar year for the club at all levels. All three grades making the Grand Final, with only the reserves losing.

How many games have the Canberra Raiders won at Seiffert Oval?

Overall, the Raiders would play 98 games at Seiffert Oval, winning 52, losing 45 with one drawn game. Canberra’s largest attendance at Seiffert came in Round 12 of the 1989 season when 18,272 saw the Raiders triumph 27–6 over the Brisbane Broncos who were coached by former Raiders co-coach Wayne Bennett.

When did the Canberra Raiders 25th season start?

This is the 25-man “Dream Team” picked in the Canberra Times to celebrate the club’s 25th season in 2006 The Canberra Raiders’ first coach was former Queensland and Australian representative player, Don Furner, who was coaching in Queanbeyan at the time of the club’s formation in 1982.