Last-ditch Raiders storm into NRL top-eight

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The Canberra Raiders are backmost successful the NRL top-eight with 1 circular remaining up of finals after pulling disconnected a sensational comeback implicit the Warriors successful Mackay.

A last-ditch effort from Jordan Rapana sealed the 28-16 result, and different four-pointer conscionable seconds aboriginal to Hudson Young was the dagger successful the Warriors' gallant finals bid.

But Nathan Brown's men volition beryllium kicking themselves aft letting a aureate accidental to support their play live erstwhile they went up 16-0 successful a stunning first-half onslaught.

Raiders cough up 3 first-half tries to the Warriors. (Getty)

Having opened the scoring wrong 40-seconds acknowledgment to Sean O'Sullivan, the Warriors trebled down done Rocco Berry and Dallin Watene-Zelzniak.

But a effort connected the half-time siren to Charnze Nicoll-Klokstad would beryllium their undoing arsenic Canberra took a semblance of momentum into the interruption and ne'er looked backmost to heap connected 28 unanswered points.

Sebastian Kris would container a treble successful the 2nd period, and Rapana touched down successful the dying stages of the match, the effect was each but rescued for manager Ricky Stuart.

Raiders spark a comeback against Warriors. (Getty)

The triumph sees the Raiders leap the Sharks into the top-eight connected the NRL unrecorded ladder. Cronulla volition look the Broncos time evening.

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