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Croker and Wighton selected for PM's XIII

Post by dubby » September 8, 2015, 5:03 pm

Congratulations to Croker, Lee, Wighton, Vaughan, Boyd and Papalii who are selected in the PM's XIII train on squad.

Six Raiders named in PM's XIII train on squad

Six Canberra Raiders have been named in the Prime Ministers XIII train on squad. The final selected team will play Papua New Guinea in Port Moresby on Saturday September 26.

Jack Wighton, Edrick Lee, Josh Papalii, Paul Vaughan, Shannon Boyd and Raiders Captain Jarrod Croker are among a host of players who have been selected in the train on squad.

The squad, which will be coached by Penrith Panthers’ Ivan Cleary, has been selected from the teams which will not take part in the Finals Series.

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Post by edwahu » September 8, 2015, 5:14 pm

Well done to all.

Just a shame Mitch Moses's selection undermines the whole thing.

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Post by -PJ- » September 8, 2015, 5:19 pm

Well done to those 4.
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Re: Raiders selected for PM's XIII

Post by rolhai » September 8, 2015, 5:24 pm

Actually 6 have been chosen: http://www.raiders.com.au/news/2015/09/ ... ed_in.html" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
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Post by -PJ- » September 8, 2015, 5:30 pm

-PJ- wrote:Well done to those 4.
Well done to those 6.
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Re: Raiders selected for PM's XIII

Post by Ultima » September 8, 2015, 5:57 pm

Anyone else shocked our bench props made the team but our starting props didn't? Granted FPN was out of the race but Shillington wasn't...

Grats to the guys who made it so far, will be interesting to see who is there some the end of the month as that will include options from possible the Rabbitohs, Bulldogs, Dragons, and Sharks.
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Re: Raiders selected for PM's XIII train on squad

Post by greeneyed » September 8, 2015, 6:45 pm

Six Canberra Raiders chosen in Prime Minister's XIII train-on squad

Six Canberra Raiders have been named in the Prime Minister's XIII train-on squad, as part of the initial 30 players chosen from teams not participating in the NRL finals.
Jack Wighton, Edrick Lee, Jarrod Croker, Shannon Boyd, Paul Vaughan and Josh Papalii have all been named, with the final squad due to play Papua New Guinea at Port Moresby on September 16.

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Re: Raiders selected for PM's XIII train on squad

Post by Beejay » September 8, 2015, 6:56 pm

You'd think Austin would be there as well barring injury

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Re: Raiders selected for PM's XIII train on squad

Post by Matt » September 8, 2015, 7:27 pm

There are 4 or 5 players on that list who shouldnt be. However this side will be refined 3 or 4 times before the final 17, so dont worry yet.

Congratz to our boys.

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Post by Sid » September 8, 2015, 8:03 pm

I don't really get what selection for PM's XIII is based on
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Re: Raiders selected for PM's XIII train on squad

Post by Rob » September 8, 2015, 8:08 pm

Congrats to all selected just shows the quality is there pitty the belief is not otherwise we will be playing this week. Hopefully Sunday was a game changer for next season and we believe we do belong amongst the NRL elite.

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Re: Raiders selected for PM's XIII train on squad

Post by Ultima » September 9, 2015, 3:44 am

Beejay wrote:You'd think Austin would be there as well barring injury
100% he would have been. As long as he comes back strong next year I would expect him to make the NSW side so out of the players available so far at 5/8 he would have been a shoe in (for the PM's 13).
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Re: Raiders selected for PM's XIII train on squad

Post by The Nickman » September 9, 2015, 9:44 am

greeneyed wrote:Six Canberra Raiders chosen in Prime Minister's XIII train-on squad

Six Canberra Raiders have been named in the Prime Minister's XIII train-on squad, as part of the initial 30 players chosen from teams not participating in the NRL finals.
Jack Wighton, Edrick Lee, Jarrod Croker, Shannon Boyd, Paul Vaughan and Josh Papalii have all been named, with the final squad due to play Papua New Guinea at Port Moresby on September 16.

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Re: Raiders selected for PM's XIII train on squad

Post by IronRaiden » September 9, 2015, 9:56 am

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Re: Raiders selected for PM's XIII train on squad

Post by greeneyed » September 13, 2015, 6:59 pm

Kangaroos forward Josh Papalii one of four Raiders players ruled out of PM's XIII squad

Four Raiders stars, including Kangaroos and Queensland forward Josh Papalii, have been ruled out of the PM's XIII train-on squad to face Papua New Guinea.

Papalii, props Shannon Boyd and Paul Vaughan and winger Edrick Lee are all being rested to either take care of niggling injuries or undergo surgery. That leaves Raiders captain Jarrod Croker and fullback Jack Wighton in the mix.

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Re: Raiders selected for PM's XIII train on squad

Post by Matt » September 13, 2015, 7:14 pm

Do we assume Rickys belief on the PMs XIII is the same as the 9s?!?

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Re: Raiders selected for PM's XIII train on squad

Post by Pigman » September 13, 2015, 7:20 pm

Probably.
I doubt he'd hold anyone back from a legitmate Rep jersey. But yeah i could see him thinking this PM13 being a total and utter waste of time... and he's SOSF
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Re: Raiders selected for PM's XIII train on squad

Post by greeneyed » September 13, 2015, 7:26 pm

The match isn't even televised. It's good for the game in PNG, but it doesn't require the Raiders to provide anymore than a player or two. They don't pick the Raiders for proper rep games, why start now with this one.
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Re: Raiders selected for PM's XIII train on squad

Post by Brew » September 13, 2015, 9:21 pm

It's like City vs Country, good for the game in the bush, like this game is good for PNG, but only one player two maximum.
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Raiders selected for PM's XIII train on squad

Post by The Nickman » September 13, 2015, 9:44 pm

I think the fact that it's post-season and not pre-season means Stuart might not have the same contempt for the Prime Minister's XIII as he does for the Nines

When GE and I spoke to Sticky at the 9s he said he'd love the concept if it were played during grand final pre-week with teams not in the grand final, rather than in the NRL pre-season
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Re: Raiders selected for PM's XIII train on squad

Post by simo » September 13, 2015, 9:48 pm

The Nickman wrote:I think the fact that it's post-season and not pre-season means Stuart might not have the same contempt for the Prime Minister's XIII as he does for the Nines

When GE and I spoke to Sticky at the 9s he said he'd love the concept if it were played during grand final pre-week with teams not in the grand final, rather than in the NRL pre-season
i think the fact vaughneys off to europe next week may have lead to his omission

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Re: Raiders selected for PM's XIII train on squad

Post by Jason » September 15, 2015, 3:34 pm

Good to see Jack picked at fullback and not centre.

Canberra Raiders Jarrod Croker and Jack Wighton selected for PM’s XIII

Raiders Captain Jarrod Croker and star fullback Jack Wighton have been selected in the Prime Minister’s XIII to take on PNG on Saturday September 26.

1. Jack Wighton (Canberra Raiders)
2. Alex Johnston (South Sydney Rabbitohs)
3. Jarrod Croker (Canberra Raiders)
4. Dane Gagai (Newcastle Knights)
5. David Nofoaluma (Wests Tigers)
6. Kane Elgey (Gold Coast Titans)
7. Adam Reynolds (South Sydney Rabbitohs)
8. Jake Trbojevic (Manly Sea Eagles)
9. James Segeyaro (Penrith Panthers)
10. Reagan Campbell-Gillard (Penrith Panthers)
11. Chris McQueen (South Sydney Rabbitohs)
12. Tepai Moeroa (Parramatta Eels)
13. Trent Merrin (c) (St George Illawarra Dragons)
14. Euan Aitken (St George Illawarra Dragons)
15. Jeremy Latimore (Penrith Panthers)
16. Daniel Mortimer (Gold Coast Titans)
17. Tyrone Peachey (Penrith Panthers)
18. David Tyrrell (South Sydney Rabbitohs)

Trent Merrin will captain the side, which will be coached by Ivan Cleary.

Cleary is viewing the match as an important selection trial for younger players looking ahead to the 2016 Representative matches.

Selected players will attend medicals on Thursday 17 September in Sydney, ahead of assembling in camp in Cairns on Wednesday 23 September.

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Re: Raiders selected for PM's XIII train on squad

Post by zim » September 15, 2015, 3:59 pm

Anyone know if this is going to be on TV?

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Post by Matt » September 15, 2015, 4:01 pm

Congratz Jack & Toots

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zim wrote:Anyone know if this is going to be on TV?
They don't put it on in Australia.
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Post by Dr Zaius » September 15, 2015, 6:56 pm

I heard that there will be a reshuffle
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Post by bonehead » September 15, 2015, 7:50 pm

Mortimer, any kudos is null
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Post by Jinxed » September 15, 2015, 7:53 pm

Dr Zaius wrote:I heard that there will be a reshuffle
Or is that a recount? Two to many Raiders players for NSW RL to be comfortable.

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Post by Ultima » September 15, 2015, 9:00 pm

Big gratz to Croker and Wighton on holding down their spot and in their preferred started positions too!

Feel sorry for Lee, Papalii, Vaughan, and Boyd though. At least Papalii has done it before and Vaughan has been in some rep teams too, would have been a great experience for Boyd and Lee.
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Re: Croker and Wighton selected for PM's XIII

Post by greeneyed » September 15, 2015, 9:26 pm

Jarrod Croker, Jack Wighton chosen for Prime Minister's XIII

Canberra Raiders fullback Jack Wighton will wear the green and gold at senior level for the first time after he was selected in the Prime Minister's XIII team to play Papua New Guinea on September 26.

After excelling in his first full season at fullback, Wighton will wear the no.1 jersey in the clash at Port Moresby, with Raiders skipper Jarrod Croker picked at left centre.

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Post by Aero » September 15, 2015, 10:02 pm

They should have this game as one of the games in the lead up to the grand final weekend...
heck, play twice - once in PNG to help promote the game there, and again on Grand Final day - give the PNG side experience playing in a big stadium and give fringe rep players extra rep experience since "Cleary is viewing the match as an important selection trial for younger players looking ahead to the 2016 Representative matches." and since they've scrapped City v Country game
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Post by Makaveli » September 15, 2015, 10:39 pm

Well done to the boys, but Mortimer? Lord.

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Re: Croker and Wighton selected for PM's XIII

Post by simo » September 16, 2015, 6:40 am

Unfortunately, if youre pulling on the same rep jersey as daniel mortimer, its not a real rep jersey.
I wouldnt be surprised if we saw a few late changes or smokescreens now turnbuls in charge

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Re: Croker and Wighton selected for PM's XIII

Post by Seiffert82 » September 16, 2015, 6:48 am

I completely disagree. Considering all the players who are unavailable, that's a really good young team.

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Re: Croker and Wighton selected for PM's XIII

Post by Northern Raider » September 16, 2015, 7:10 am

Mortimer isn't even in the top 17 players at the Gold Coast.
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