MATT Orford stuck to the game plan tonight to guide Manly to a 13 point victory over a pedestrian Raiders outfit. This was despite Manly's Adam Cuthbertson being sent off.
WITH just nine rounds of the NRL gone Raiders coach David Furner says Canberra must beat Souths on Monday if they are to finish in the top eight.
RESPECTED North Queensland assistant Ian Millward will join Canberra as assistant coach next NRL season.
CANBERRA have secured an NRL recruitment coup by signing Sydney Roosters prop David Shillington to a four-year deal starting next season.
CANBERRA continued their impressive retention and recruitment drive with the re-signing of outside back Adrian Purtell.
THE New Zealand Warriors have held the Canberra Raiders out at a wet and empty Mt Smart Stadium today, taking the match 14-6 in atrocious conditions.
CANBERRA have re-signed forward Trevor Thurling until the end of the 2010 NRL season.
CANBERRA coach Neil Henry will look at a wide-angle video replay of his side's loss to Melbourne before taking any complaints to referees' coach Robert Finch.
MELBOURNE has come from 16-4 down at halftime to beat Canberra at home tonight.
CANBERRA forward Trevor Thurling has had his appeal for a two-match suspension rejected by NRL judiciary deputy chairman Paul Conlon on Friday.