Raiders ready to make up for Titans loss as Souths
- 27th March 2014
Sydney Morning Herald)
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Croker and Joel Edwards dressed as Vikings for a TV
promotion. Photo: Supplied
of their stars dressed up as vikings for a TV promotion,
but the Canberra Raiders are preparing for Souths
to adopt a siege mentality in Sydney on Sunday.
to heavy criticism after back-to-back losses, the
Rabbitohs will be intent on redemption after Fridays
shock defeat to Wests Tigers.
was burnt 24-12 at home last week by a desperate Gold
Coast side coming off an embarrassing 42-12 loss to
the Tigers the week before.
Raiders are expecting a similar ambush against Souths,
a team they have a shocking record against in recent
Brett White urged the team to heed the lessons learnt
against the Titans of playing a team whose pride has
spoke all week, they were under a lot of pressure
coming down here and we were playing them at a tough
time, thats exactly what we got,
a good game for us to learn from, and hopefully we
do, going into a similar game this week.
Canberra has lost five straight against Souths, including
heavy 32-2, 36-18 and 38-16 losses in the past three
games, all in Sydney.
[Gold Coast] was a game we should have won, and now
we have to go and win a game were probably not
supposed to win, Canberra prop Dane Tilse
know Souths are going to be up for the game as well
because theyve come off a bad performance.
a must-win for us.
one of the NRLs most feared hitmen, but Raiders
back-rower Joel Edwards joined centre Jarrod Croker
in the make-up chair on Wednesday to help promote
this weeks release of the first season of TV
show Vikings on DVD and Blu-Ray.
needed a fair bit of make-up, Edwards
role-played battle scenes, but they know a real fight
awaits on Sunday against a monstrous Souths pack boosted
after George Burgess beat a one-game suspension at
theyll be without star hooker Issac Luke with
a serious shoulder injury, the Rabbitohs welcome back
five-eighth Dylan Walker and Chris McQueen.
Raiders will be boosted by the return of lock Shaun
Fensom, whose absence was sorely felt against Gold
player like that, you dont know how valuable
they are until theyre not there,
skipper Terry Campese said after the Titans loss.
NRL round four: South Sydney v Canberra at ANZ Stadium,
Croker dressed as a viking for a TV promotion. Photo:
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