MORE GREAT CANBERRA RAIDERS MOMENTS: Raiders snow game, 2000 The only NRL game to have ever been played in snow, the Raiders ran out winners over the Wests Tigers in a thrilling match, 24-22. The trainers ran out with hot water in the water bottles, the players warmed up at half time under hand driers, and the crowd of 7384 were let into the grandstand for free and given a pie and coffee.

MORE GREAT CANBERRA RAIDERS MOMENTS: Raiders snow game, 2000 The only NRL game to have ever been played in snow, the Raiders ran out winners over the Wests Tigers in a thrilling match, 24-22. The trainers ran out with hot water in the water bottles, the players warmed up at half time under hand driers, and the crowd of 7384 were let into the grandstand for free and given a pie and coffee.

GREATEST CANBERRA RAIDERS MOMENTS: 1. Grand Final full time, 1989 The greatest ever Grand Final, and the first premiership for the Canberra Raiders. The joy amongst the team and in the national capital has not been equalled before or since. The incredible winning streak meant the Raiders were the first team from fourth or fifth to win the premiership, and the first team from outside Sydney to take the crown.

1989 Grand Final - Canberra Raiders take the trophies

MORE GREAT CANBERRA RAIDERS MOMENTS: The Canberra Raiders played their first ever match on 27 February, 1982 - against the Rabbitohs at Redfern Oval.  The Raiders lost 37-7, but it was the start of something bigger!

MORE GREAT CANBERRA RAIDERS MOMENTS: The Canberra Raiders played their first ever match on 27 February, 1982 - against the Rabbitohs at Redfern Oval. The Raiders lost 37-7, but it was the start of something bigger!

MORE GREAT CANBERRA RAIDERS MOMENTS: The Mac Attack, 1998  The Raiders delivered a record come from behind win in 1998 under desperate circumstances. With the big name Raiders on the sideline, Manly blasted to a 20-2 lead after 25 minutes. But a young halves pairing of Andrew McFadden and Mark McLinden took control. And with just a minute to go, 18 year old McLinden scooped up the ball and produced a 50 metre run down the sideline for the winning try on the bell. The “Mac Attack” was born.

Sport in Canberra.

MORE GREAT CANBERRA RAIDERS MOMENTS: "Stop it, it's starting to hurt! Rugby league! RUGBY LEAGUE!", 2012 The Canberra Raiders made an unlikely charge at the top eight through the second half of the 2012 season, qualifying for a home game against the Sharks in week one of the finals. The national capital again caught Raiders fever, and in front of a sold out Canberra Stadium, the Green Machine played some sparkling football, running out 34-16 winners. A Sandor Earl try produced the classic…

2012 NRL Elimination Final 2 - Canberra Raiders v Sharks - Blake Ferguson and Sandor Earl

MORE GREAT CANBERRA RAIDERS MOMENTS: "Has Meninga got spiders on him or something?", 1990    In Round 5 of 1990, the Raiders bulldozed over the top of the Roosters at Bruce Stadium, running out winners 66-4. Mal Meninga scored a record five tries and 38 points. No Raiders player has scored more tries or points in a match to this day. So dominant was Meninga, Roosters forward Paul Vautin at one point yelled at his team mates: "Has Meninga got spiders on him or something?"

MORE GREAT CANBERRA RAIDERS MOMENTS: "Has Meninga got spiders on him or something?", 1990 In Round 5 of 1990, the Raiders bulldozed over the top of the Roosters at Bruce Stadium, running out winners 66-4. Mal Meninga scored a record five tries and 38 points. No Raiders player has scored more tries or points in a match to this day. So dominant was Meninga, Roosters forward Paul Vautin at one point yelled at his team mates: "Has Meninga got spiders on him or something?"

MORE GREAT CANBERRA RAIDERS MOMENTS: Premier League premiers, 2003    The Raiders rampaged through the 2003 NSW Premier League season, losing only three games and scoring 901 points. Canberra dominated the St Marys-Penrith Cougars on Grand Final Day, 31-6. Two tries to Phil Graham in four minutes in the first half gave the Raiders a decisive lead, and Graham completed a hat trick in the match just before the full time siren.

MORE GREAT CANBERRA RAIDERS MOMENTS: Premier League premiers, 2003 The Raiders rampaged through the 2003 NSW Premier League season, losing only three games and scoring 901 points. Canberra dominated the St Marys-Penrith Cougars on Grand Final Day, 31-6. Two tries to Phil Graham in four minutes in the first half gave the Raiders a decisive lead, and Graham completed a hat trick in the match just before the full time siren.

MORE GREAT CANBERRA RAIDERS MOMENTS: Jay Hoffman, hooker, in the Canberra Raiders first official match on 27 February, 1982. The Raiders played South Sydney at Redfern Oval.

MORE GREAT CANBERRA RAIDERS MOMENTS: Jay Hoffman, hooker, in the Canberra Raiders first official match on 27 February, 1982. The Raiders played South Sydney at Redfern Oval.

MORE GREAT CANBERRA RAIDERS MOMENTS: Record winning streak II, 1994-95    The Raiders equalled their previous winning streak of 11 premiership games in 1994-95 - and it has not been bettered since. It started with the Preliminary Final win over the Bears on September 18, included the 1994 Grand Final and lasted until May 7, 1995. It ended when the Sea Eagles defeated Canberra 16-8 at Bruce Stadium in front of a crowd of 24,781. It also brought to an end a 25 game run of wins at home.

MORE GREAT CANBERRA RAIDERS MOMENTS: Record winning streak II, 1994-95 The Raiders equalled their previous winning streak of 11 premiership games in 1994-95 - and it has not been bettered since. It started with the Preliminary Final win over the Bears on September 18, included the 1994 Grand Final and lasted until May 7, 1995. It ended when the Sea Eagles defeated Canberra 16-8 at Bruce Stadium in front of a crowd of 24,781. It also brought to an end a 25 game run of wins at home.

MORE GREAT CANBERRA RAIDERS MOMENTS: Mullins scores four    Brett Mullins scored four tries in Newcastle in 1994, in a 52-16 win for the Raiders over the Knights. At the end of the match, he'd scored 11 tries in 14 days, with three against the Sharks and four against the Rabbitohs in the previous two rounds. The first two tries against the Knights were memorable length of the field efforts.

Canberra 52 (Mullins Wiki Nadruku, Walters, Stuart, Furner goals) Newcastle 16 (A.

MORE GREAT CANBERRA RAIDERS MOMENTS: "Do you believe in hoodoos? Do you believe in miracles?", 2011 In Round 20 2011, the Raiders hoodoo continued over the Dragons, with an incredible last minute try to Josh Dugan to win the match. After leading 18-6 at half time, the Dragons thought they'd sealed it 19-18, with a Jamie Soward field goal in the dying minutes. But with just seconds remaining, a short kick off gave the Raiders another chance and they took it. Final score: Raiders 24 Dragons…

MORE GREAT CANBERRA RAIDERS MOMENTS: "Do you believe in hoodoos? Do you believe in miracles?", 2011 In Round 20 2011, the Raiders hoodoo continued over the Dragons, with an incredible last minute try to Josh Dugan to win the match. After leading 18-6 at half time, the Dragons thought they'd sealed it 19-18, with a Jamie Soward field goal in the dying minutes. But with just seconds remaining, a short kick off gave the Raiders another chance and they took it. Final score: Raiders 24 Dragons…

MORE GREAT CANBERRA RAIDERS MOMENTS: Challenge Cup victory, 1990 The mid-week knockout Cup was replaced with a pre-season Challenge in 1990, and after victories over the Steelers at Parkes, the Tigers at Goulburn, and the Bears at Parramatta, Canberra faced off against Penrith - their ultimate challenger on Grand Final day. The Raiders collected the $200,000 prize at Parramatta Stadium, with a 12-2 victory - dominating the play and the ruthless defence not conceding a try.

MORE GREAT CANBERRA RAIDERS MOMENTS: Challenge Cup victory, 1990 The mid-week knockout Cup was replaced with a pre-season Challenge in 1990, and after victories over the Steelers at Parkes, the Tigers at Goulburn, and the Bears at Parramatta, Canberra faced off against Penrith - their ultimate challenger on Grand Final day. The Raiders collected the $200,000 prize at Parramatta Stadium, with a 12-2 victory - dominating the play and the ruthless defence not conceding a try.

GREATEST CANBERRA RAIDERS MOMENTS: 4. Meninga joins the Raiders, 1986  Mal Meninga was the first marquee signing for Canberra, and to this day remains the greatest of all Raiders. Meninga's signing was instrumental in attracting other players to the club, and was the start of the rise of the club to a powerhouse.

GREATEST CANBERRA RAIDERS MOMENTS: 4. Meninga joins the Raiders, 1986 Mal Meninga was the first marquee signing for Canberra, and to this day remains the greatest of all Raiders. Meninga's signing was instrumental in attracting other players to the club, and was the start of the rise of the club to a powerhouse.

MORE GREAT CANBERRA RAIDERS MOMENTS: Record winning streak I, 1989-90    This record streak of 11 premiership games saw the Raiders undefeated from July 30, 1989 to March 25, 1990. It included the nine victories in a row to take the 1989 crown. With the four matches of the 1990 pre-season Challenge Canberra did not lose on Australian soil for 15 games in a row. The only loss in the period came in the World Club Challenge in England against Widnes, following the 1989 Grand Final.

MORE GREAT CANBERRA RAIDERS MOMENTS: Record winning streak I, 1989-90 This record streak of 11 premiership games saw the Raiders undefeated from July 30, 1989 to March 25, 1990. It included the nine victories in a row to take the 1989 crown. With the four matches of the 1990 pre-season Challenge Canberra did not lose on Australian soil for 15 games in a row. The only loss in the period came in the World Club Challenge in England against Widnes, following the 1989 Grand Final.

GREAT CANBERRA RAIDERS MOMENTS: The hoodoo continues, 2012    "The hoodoo, the hoodoo comes into play once again!" With the Canberra Raiders trailing 16-18 with less than three minutes to play, Reece Robinson breaks through and scores out wide. The Raiders continue their domination over the Dragons, running out 22-18 winners, as the Raiders charge to the finals.

Raiders players celebrate after winning the round 17 NRL match between the Canberra Raiders and the St George Dragons at Canberra Stadium on July 2012 in Canberra, Australia.

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