Croker: The squad are feeling great

Canberra Raiders captain Jarrod Croker admits that the playing group are in great condition ahead of the Christmas break coming up.

"We came back pretty early, so it's been a long pre-season compared to last year so the boys are ripping in and it's great to see," Croker said.

"The boys are in great condition, there's still a long time after Christmas so it's going to be a long pre-season."