Raiders Release Knight and Roache

The Canberra Raiders have confirmed the release of forward Liam Knight, who will take up a contract with the South Sydney Rabbitohs effective immediately.

Knight joined the Raiders mid-season in 2017 from the Roosters and made his debut for the club in 2018 playing nine NRL matches.

The Raiders have also released development player Paul Roache from his contract.

The club would like to wish Liam and Paul all the best for the future and thank them for their time at the Raiders.

The club has also added Dean Matterson and Bailey Simonsson to the train and trial squad.

2019 Canberra Raiders Pre-Season squad

TOP 30

Brad Abbey, John Bateman, Luke Bateman, JJ Collins, Nick Cotric, Jarrod Croker, Emre Guler, Siliva Havili, Ata Hingano, Josh Hodgson, Corey Horsburgh, Royce Hunt, Sebastian Kris, Joey Leilua, Dunamis Lui, Jack Murchie, Michael Oldfield, Josh Papalii, Jordan Rapana, Aidan Sezer, Sia Soliola, Ryan Sutton, Joe Tapine, Elliott Whitehead, Jack Wighton, Sam Williams, Hudson Young.

Development Players

Andre Niko, Brendan O'Hagan, Kyle Paterson

Train and Trial Players

Lachlan Cooper, Dan Keir, Matt Lyons, Makahesi Makatoa, Dean Matterson, Reuben Porter, Tony Satini, Bailey Simonsson