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With the announcement of the 2019 NRL draw. We look at how much travelling the green machine will do throughout the 2019 season.

Round One (Titans Away): Back to where the Raiders played their opening match of 2018 the team will be looking to extract revenge after last year's heartbreaking loss. The Titans side should feature former Raiders prop Shannon Boyd.

Travel distance: 1754km

Round 2 (Storm, Home): The green machine will kick off their 2019 home campaign against last year's grand finalists. The Storm will be without Billy Slater at fullback and no doubt Raiders Members and supporters will feel that their side is due for a win over the men in purple.

Travel distance: 0km

Round 3 (Knights, Home): Back to back home games for the Raiders early on who will face off against the Knights. No doubt Ricky Stuart's troops will aim to topple the Novocastrians after the close encounter in 2018 which saw the Knights scrape home courtesy of late tries to Connor Watson and Sione Mata'utia.

Travel distance: 0km

Round 4 (Cowboys, away): Another long trip up north for the green machine to start 2019. The Raiders will take confidence from their Round 8 win in 2018. A tough first month for the men in green to start 2019.

Travel distance: 3,588km

Round 5 (Eels, Home): The Eels will once again head to the nation's capital early in the season. Brad Arthur's side haven't fared well recently and it's sure to be another tense contest. Junior Paulo should line up for the blue and gold as he returns to Canberra for the first time since re-joining the Eels.

Travel distance: 0km

Round 6 (Broncos, Home): The Broncos will be in town for the first time since Round 16 in 2017. The Raiders will have the advantage coming off the back of a home game however the Broncos are generally well supported wherever they play throughout Australia and will have plenty of support down in the nation's capital.

Travel distance: 0km

Round 7 (Sea Eagles, Away): The Raiders will head up to Sydney's northern beaches as they look to erase last year's disappointing loss to Manly at Lottoland in 2018. The team will be fresh coming off the back of two home games in a row.

Travel distance: 602km

Round 8 (Panthers, Home, Wagga): The Raiders have stamped their mark in the Riverina region by taking a home to McDonald's Park in Wagga. The team will be expected to arrive in town a few days prior to the date of the game and will no doubt have enough time to settle in and tuck a few training runs under their belts. Penrith will have to spend more time on the road travelling to the city of good sports.

Travel distance: 474km

Round 9 (Roosters, Away, Magic Round): Round 9 of the NRL will take place at Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane in what will be a weekend festival of rugby league. The green machine will face off against the Eastern Suburbs side where both teams will endure a trip to the Sunshine State. The Raiders are well supported in Brisbane and there should be plenty of green in the crowd.

Travel distance: 1928km

Round 10 (Rabbitohs, Home): The Rabbitohs will head down to the ACT early on in 2019 after the green machine toppled the boys from Redfern in their final home game of 2018. Expect a big crowd on Saturday night at GIO Stadium with South Sydney generally well supported whenever they play in Canberra.

Travel distance: 0km

Round 11 (Cowboys, Home): The poor old Cowboys will make the long trip south to face the green machine just as the weather starts to get a bit frosty. Back to back home games will once again be a much-needed boost for Stuart's side as the season approaches mid-way.

Travel distance: 0km

Round 12 (Bulldogs, Away): The Raiders played no games at ANZ Stadium in 2018 and their Round 10 clash against Dean Pay's side will see them return to Homebush for the first time since Round 21, 2017. The Bulldogs will no doubt be having nightmares from their humiliating loss to the green machine at Belmore Sports Ground as the green machine scored three tries in the final six minutes to snatch victory from the jaws of defeat.

Travel distance: 570km

Round 13 (Tigers, Away): For the first time the Raiders will play at the brand new Western Sydney Stadium. It will be the second trip up the road to Sydney in the space of a six day turnaround. Hopefully for the green machine they can repeat last year's away fixture against the Tigers where they destroyed Ivan Cleary's side 48-12.

Travel distance: 558km

Round 14 (Sharks, Home): Until the Raiders controversial loss to the Sharks at Southern Cross Group Stadium in Round 19 the away team has always prevailed when these two sides meet. The Raiders and Sharks have sparked a little rivalry since 2016 and this clash is always one for fireworks.

Travel distance: 0km

Round 15 (Eels, Away): This is a big one! The green machine will take on the Eels in Darwin. The last time the Raiders played there was in Round 22 of the 2014 season where the Eels came out on top 18-10.

Travel distance: 6,306km

Round 17 (Dragons, Away): The shortest away trip for 2019 will come in Round 17 against the St George Illawarra Dragons. The green machine will have the luxury of making the short trip up to WIN Stadium. This match will come off the back of the Raiders only Bye for the season in Round 16. A relief for the players considering Round 15's match in Darwin.

Travel distance: 488km

Round 18 (Tigers, Home): The Raiders will be back at GIO Stadium for the first time on over a month as they take on the Tigers in what is set to be a massive occasion for the Club as they celebrate the 30 year anniversary of the 1989 Grand Final.

Travel distance: 0km

Round 19 (Panthers, Away): Stuart's side will head to the foot of the Blue Mountains in Round 19 to take on the Panthers where they suffered a narrow loss in 2018. The short journey off the back of a home game shouldn't have the team fatigued for this clash.

Travel distance: 568km

Round 20 (Warriors, Away): The Raiders will head across the Tasman Sea to Mt Smart Stadium as they face the Warriors in Friday night football. Another massive trek for Stuart's side who will be feeling the effects of the season by now. What makes this contest tough is that it comes off the back of a five day turnaround. A tough trip awaits.

Travel distance: 4,632km

Round 21 (Roosters, Home): A much needed return home for the playing group after the previous week's trip to New Zealand. Last year's win over the Roosters at GIO Stadium was one to remember for the green machine and they will be looking to repeat that in 2019.

Travel distance: 0km

Round 22 (Storm, Away): The Raiders haven't fared too well in the Victorian capital in recent years. The green machine are well and truly due for a win down there and coming off the back of a home game they should be well prepared heading into this contest.

Travel distance: 872km

Round 23 (Sea Eagles, Home): The Silvertails will visit GIO Stadium in Sunday afternoon football. The weather will be starting to warm up again and afternoon footy late in the season is always a great day in the nation's capital. The Sea Eagles and Raiders have fought out some close battles in recent years and this contest is sure to be a cracker.

Travel distance: 0km

Round 24 (Sharks, Away): The final away trip for 2019 is a relatively short one as the Raiders will head up to Shark Park for the early Sunday afternoon kick off. A recent rivalry has blossomed between the two sides since 2016 and the green machine will need as much support as they can get as they face a hostile Cronulla crowd.

Travel distance: 558km

Round 25 (Warriors, Home): The Raiders will sign off on the NRL regular season at home at home to the Warriors. It's virtually a straight swap from last season so hopefully the result will go with it as well. It's going to be an exciting season in 2019!

Travel distance: 0km

Acknowledgement of Country

Canberra Raiders respect and honour the Traditional Custodians of the land and pay our respects to their Elders past, present and future. We acknowledge the stories, traditions and living cultures of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples on the lands we meet, gather and play on.