The Palmerston Raiders are an Australian Semi-professional rugby league team based in Palmerston, Northern Territory. They compete in the Darwin Rugby League (DRL), Darwin's Local rugby league competition.
The Raiders are a foundation member of Darwin rugby league community with a 50 year relationship with the people of Darwin and Palmerston.
The Raiders began playing out of the Returned Services League Club in Darwin in 1961. Then in 1989 moved on to be known as the Top End Raiders and finally in 1995 to our current location and name of the Palmerston Raiders.
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“This is our fate: eight hundred years disaster,
crazily tangled like the Book of Kells:
the dreams distortion and the lands division,
the midnight raiders and the prison cells.”
—John Hewitt (b. 1907)