Canberra Raiders players from the past
FLASHBACK: 2009 Canberra Raiders season guide, with Troy Thompson, Terry Campese, Alan Tongue, Joel Monaghan and Joe Picker.
FLASHBACK: 2008 Canberra Raiders team photo during the Centenary of Rugby League. Who was your favourite Raider from that squad?
FLASHBACK: Canberra Raiders John McLeod. McLeod played 46 games for the Canberra Raiders from 1982-84, scoring three tries and 10 points in total. He was recruited from Western Suburbs. After football, McLeod suffered the loss of both his legs, but has now learned to walk on prosthetics.
FLASHBACK: Canberra Raiders hooker Jay Hoffman. Hoffman was the Canberra Raiders inaugural hooker, playing 111 games for the Green Machine between 1982-87. He was recruited from Brisbane Brothers and he played three matches for Queensland in 1979-80j. He scored nine tries for the Raiders, 35 points. He won Raiders Clubman of the Year in 1983 and 1985 and played in France after leaving the Raiders.
FLASHBACK: Canberra Raiders winger or fullback Ken Nagas made 142 first grade appearances for the team from the national capital between 1992 and 2002. He scored 59 tries, and one goal, for a total 238 points. He appeared in Canberra's 1994 Grand Final victory, scoring two tries. He also played five games for New South Wales, one for NSW Country and five Tests for Australia. He returned to training in 2004, but did not make a comeback match.
FLASHBACK: Canberra Raiders winger Matthew Wood made 73 first grade appearances for the Green Machine between 1989 and 1996. He played in three grand finals 1989-1991, scoring one try in the 1990 victory and two in the 1991 loss. He scored 23 tries and 38 goals, 168 points for the Raiders.
FLASHBACK: Canberra Raiders 2001 Player of the Year, Clinton Schifcofske.
FLASHBACK: Canberra Raiders lock Carl Frommel. Frommel played 25 first grade games for the Canberra Raiders in 1982. Frommel played mostly at lock, and appeared in that position in the Raiders first ever team, and in the first Raiders team to win a match (against Newtown in 1982).