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Deep Green: Stacked roster means all Raiders spots up for grabs

Posted By: Raidercast
December 21, 2020, 09:46:13 AM
Raiders co-captain Jarrod Croker says there is not a single position that isn't up for grabs at the club in 2021.

After a challenging 2020 season in which Canberra fell a game short of a return to the grand final, the depth at the club has been boosted by the performances of several younger players in an impressive second half of the year.

Croker even includes his own spot as one that will have to be won back.

The likes of Matt Timoko and Harley Smith-Shields are doing the hard yards at training to stake their claim for Croker's centre position in the opening rounds of 2021 while the 30-year-old continues his recovery from off-season shoulder surgery.

"I only got out of the sling last week," Croker told NRL.com.

"I haven't done a great deal. Just getting into the rehab side of things and getting a bit of cardio done. Most of the boys aren't back in yet anyway.

"At the moment I'm just trying to tick by, do a bit of cardio and rehab, get the shoulder moving. Do that before Christmas then in the new year get back into it."



More: https://www.raiders.com.au/news/2020/12/21/deep-green-stacked-roster-means-all-raiders-spots-up-for-grabs/





 

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