Returning Canberra duo Sam Williams and Paul Vaughan were both happy with their efforts against Manly but were reluctant to look too far ahead to the finals.
Canberra made it nine in a row in a high-scoring encounter at Brookvale Oval, with injuries again hitting Manly hard on a day they bid farewell to Jamie Lyon.
Canberra have won a thrilling contest at Brookvale Oval on Saturday afternoon, but the win may come at a cost with Aidan Sezer injured during the contest.
The Sea Eagles and Raiders have both confirmed their final 17 ahead of their Round 25 NRL Telstra Premiership clash at Brookvale Oval on Saturday afternoon.
The in-form Raiders have the confidence and unpredictability to be a genuine shot at the 2016 Telstra Premiership, according to club legend Laurie Daley.
Raiders star Josh Papalii believes it's disrespectful to even think about getting picked for the Kangaroos during the club's NRL premiership campaign.
All the injury news and likely team changes heading into Round 25 of the NRL Telstra Premiership season.
Raiders five-eighth Blake Austin has been sidelined for an indefinite period after injuring his hand in training on Wednesday.
Manly veteran Jamie Lyon will be denied a farewell match on his beloved home turf, but there is still plenty to play for against a red hot Raiders team.
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