Junior Reps Round 8 Preview

Harold Mathews

Saturday April 1st - Raiders v Balmain Tigers

Kick-off: 12.30pm at Raiders Belconnen

The Raiders will be full of confidence after a strong win over the Canterbury Bulldogs last week, thanks to Jack Williams who came off the bench to bag a double and help his side to 20-10 victory. The Tigers however, are coming off a heavy loss the Roosters and will be desperate for a win with just two games left this season. The Raiders currently sit in 6th place while the Tigers sit in 12th.

Canberra Raiders Team: 1. Jacob Church 2. Aidan Gaffey 3. Nicolas Hall 4. Junior Tupou 5. Cooper O’Conner 6. Wezley Alexander 7. Jordan Williams 8. Bradley Buckley 9. Mitchell Souter  10. Jesse Thompson (c) 11. Clay Webb 12. Jack Williams 13. Adam Barlow 14. Tyson Kelly 15. William Hills 16. Ryan Longhurst 17. Tristian Eldridge 18. Fred Grittiths 19. Mladen Zec 20. Ryan Sanderson 21. Neueli Mariner

SG Ball

Saturday April 1st - Raiders v Balmain Tigers

Kick-off: 2pm at Raiders Belconnen 

The Raiders have a tough task ahead of them taking on the 6th placed Tigers in a bid to keep their season alive. The Raiders currently sit in 12th position after a tough loss to the Canterbury Bulldogs last week, going down 38-10. The Tigers also fell short last week going down to the Roosters and will be looking re-discover their winning ways against the Raiders.

Canberra Raiders Team: 1. Aublix Tawha 2. Daine Spencer 3. H. Smith-Shields 4. Tremayne Chatfield 5. Kane Allan 17. Jermayne Cook 7. Jahlon Governor 8. Lazarus Vaalepu 9. Joe Roberts 10. Thomas Robertson 13. (c) Jesse Dent  12. Gideon Afemui 11. Joel Ambrose 6. Kristian Jensen 14. Tyson Hodge 15. Kali Taiseni 16. Charlie Woolford 18. William Canellis 19. Ranapiri Baker 20. Matthew Dragisic

Tarsha Gale Cup

Saturday April 1st - Raiders v Wests Tigers

Kick-off: 11.30am at Raiders Belconnen

The Raiders come up against the Wests Tigers this week in what is an important game. The Tigers sit just one position above the Raiders on the table, and with the home ground advantage the Raiders might just grab their first win of the season.