Picker to debut for Raiders

The CFMEU Canberra Raiders have named rookie forward Joe Picker on a five man bench this weekend, for the important match against the Melbourne Storm at Canberra Stadium.

Picker joins the experienced Alan Rothery and speedy William Zillman on the Raiders bench, with Scott Logan moving into the starting side for the injured Troy Thompson.

Ben Jones retains his place in the starting side for the match, with Neville Costigan set to miss this weekend