Ricky Stuart is determined to see his club command more respect from rugby league broadcasters and success in "one of the hardest seasons ever for a Canberra Raiders team" looms as the perfect way to get it. Stuart slammed the NRL's free-to-air broadcaster Channel Nine on Thursday after his side was shunned from marquee timeslots despite their premiership favouritism and being grand finalists last year. The Raiders will play just three times on Channel Nine in the revamped draw, down from the eight they were initially promised for the 2020 season. "Again, we're basically just shoved into the background and not given, or shown, any type of respect," Stuart said. MORE RUGBY LEAGUE Stuart says the station his side is playing on is among the least of his concerns but the Raiders mentor has grown frustrated the club isn't rewarded despite warranting more free-to-air exposure.