Raiders trio set to take field

The Canberra Raiders have had some good news regarding injuries from last weekend, with Josh Dugan, Jarrod Croker and Bronson Harrison all expected to take their places against the Newcastle Knights on Sunday afternoon at Ausgrid Stadium.

Scans have revealed Dugan has no structural damage to his ankle and is suffering bone bruising, with medical staff confident he'll be able to train with the squad later in the week.

Jarrod Croker has also been cleared of any damage to his quad, while Bronson Harrison will test his injured shoulder out in the teams contact session later in the week.

Raiders Coach David Furner has made minor changes to the team for the match with Josh Miller named on the bench pushing Sam Mataora out of the 17, while David Shillington moves back into the starting line-up for Dane Tilse who goes back to the interchange.

Furner said Joe Picker and Mataora had been named on the extended bench to cover the players still recovering from injury, but hoped the injured trio would be fit to go by the team's final training session on Saturday afternoon.