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Croker injured in comeback as Raiders beat Bulldogs

Posted By: Raidercast
May 06, 2022, 08:09:36 PM

Canberra have ended their five-game losing streak with a 14-4 win over Canterbury but lost Jarrod Croker to a suspected serious shoulder injury on Friday night.


The Raiders dominated with field position and possession for most of the contest but couldn't capitalise on the scoreboard enough against a gritty Bulldogs outfit who turned the home side away more often than not.   
It was a clash the Raiders needed to win after a difficult month of winless results and particularly given they were without star five-eighth Jack Wighton, due to suspension. 


Tries to Elliott Whitehead and Matt Frawley set up a 10-0 lead before Corey Waddell was penalised for a high tackle on Brad Schneider after half-time that enabled the Raiders to extend their advantage to 12. 


Frawley filled in for Wighton comfortably while Croker was strong in his return to the NRL following stem-cell knee surgery before he appeared to suffer a serious shoulder injury in a try-saving attempt before the full-time siren.



More: https://www.nrl.com/news/2022/05/06/croker-injured-in-comeback-as-raiders-beat-bulldogs/




 

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