Last season's top points-scorer Jarrod Croker knows he can't ease up on his goal-kicking practice this season - especially with a new sharpshooter at Canberra.
The Canberra Raiders have signed Papua New Guinean star Kato Ottio for the next two seasons the club announced on Friday afternoon.
Canberra captain Jarrod Croker believes his side are ready to use last year's agonising defeats as motivation to clinch tight games, particularly at home.
The Raiders have gone three seasons without playing finals football but that could change if the Green Machine continues the progress they made in 2015.
The first to admit that laziness got the better of him at times in his six games for the Raiders last season, Canberra centre Joey Leilua is out to make amends
The feud between Joseph Tapine and the Newcastle Knights is over after the club released him from the final year of his contract.
The Raiders held off a strong second-half comeback from Newcastle to take a 34-28 win in the teams' final trial match of the year in Orange.
Canberra's latest English Test import Elliot Whitehead has shredded five kilograms to get in ready for the faster pace of the NRL
Raiders hooker Josh Hodgson says he's got plenty of improvement in him and another shortened off-season thanks to England duty will only help.
While he knows it's going to be a fight to keep his spot in first grade, Raiders half Sam Williams is relishing the challenge presented by his new teammates.