The Titans earned their first win of the Auckland Nines weekend with a powerful 26-15 victory over Canberra, sparked by powerhouse prop Agnatius Paasi.
Game 7 produced a series of long-range and spectacular tries as the Raiders downed the Dragons in their opening game of the Downer NRL Auckland Nines.
After a year spent filling in at centre and fullback instead of his preferred spot on the wing, Sisa Waqa is looking forward to sticking out on the flanks.
Having made six NRL appearances since debuting in 2014, 20-year-old Raiders outside back Brenko Lee knows exactly what he needs to do to return to first grade.
He was a major success story at his new club last season but Raiders pivot Blake Austin knows he'll have to fight for his place again in 2016.
Canberra legend Jason Croker will return at the 2016 Downer NRL Auckland Nines, with Paul Vaughan, Shannon Boyd and Jarrod Croker also included in the squad.
Despite breaking his arm, Shaun Fensom has missed barely any pre-season training as he looks to return to being an 80-minute player in 2016.
Raiders recruit Aidan Sezer is refusing to buy into any expectations surrounding his first season in the nation's capital.
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300-game Raiders legend Jason Croker, 42, is set to turn out for his former club at the 2016 Downer Auckland Nines pending final approval from the NRL.