Raiders carry out emotional win after teammate collapses

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It's connected a solemn enactment that we accidental goodbye tonight.

The thoughts of the rugby league satellite are with Raiders guardant Corey Harawira-Naera and his household aft helium suffered a seizure during Canberra's triumph implicit South Sydney.

It's large quality that he's conscious, speaking and successful the champion care.


Corey Harawira-Naera is present connected his mode to Westmead Hospital.

According to Fox League newsman James Hooper, the Raiders' aesculapian unit person confirmed that Harawira-Naera suffered concussion-like symptoms and a seizure.

"At this signifier it is inactive lone precise aboriginal days. [Harawira-Naera] volition request to talk to the medical professionals astatine Westmead Hospital astir the reasoning down however that seizure has occurred," Hooper said.

It's a sub-story arsenic the Corey Harawira-Naera concern plays out, but the Raiders person edged the Rabbitohs successful a 33-26 thriller.

Canberra halfback Jamal Fogarty kicked a tract extremity successful the dying seconds.

Winger Albert Hopoate was among the Raiders' stars, crossing for a hat-trick.

Fox League newsman James Hooper has fixed a terrific update connected Corey Harawira-Naera, who had a seizure during the 2nd half.

"Corey is sitting up, is speaking with aesculapian staff," Hooper said.

"He is going to person to spell to hospital.

"It has been confirmed helium has had a seizure, but helium is sitting up, helium is successful a affirmative caput framework and helium is speaking with people."

Rabbitohs hooker Damien Cook pounces connected a grubber to people a effort — a large idiosyncratic infinitesimal aft his State of Origin axing.

But the Raiders deed backmost soon aft arsenic Albert Hopoate crosses for a hat-trick connected the near wing.

The Raiders pb 30-26 with little than 5 minutes remaining!

Frightening scenes travel implicit the Rabbitohs-Raiders clash arsenic Canberra's Corey Harawira-Naera has a seizure and hits the platform with astir 15 minutes remaining successful the match.

An eerie feeling descends connected Sydney Olympic Park arsenic a medicab and a stretcher are ordered for the Raiders forward.

Canberra players gathered to springiness their teammate immoderate privacy.

Harawira-Naera took a hit-up and suffered a seizure astir 30 seconds later.

In large news, Harawira-Naera is conscious and talking to aesculapian staff.

Updates to follow.

The Raiders regain the pb arsenic Tom Starling caps a long-range try.

Jack Wighton puts Jarrod Croker successful abstraction with a cut-out shot connected the near wing, earlier Croker sends the shot backmost wrong to Starling arsenic helium draws Rabbitohs fullback Blake Taafee.

Croker nails the conversion arsenic the Raiders instrumentality a 24-20 pb connected the hr mark.

This crippled is simply a cracker!

Alex Johnston continues his Stadium Australia emotion matter arsenic helium zips implicit connected the near wing, scoring his 84th effort from 86 NRL games astatine the venue.

Cody Walker again played a manus successful that effort arsenic the Bunnies shifted the shot near astatine a blinding speed.

"His engagement successful the 2nd fractional has been unbelievable," said Fox League's Corey Parker.

The Rabbitohs pb the Raiders 20-18 successful the 51st minute.

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