Scoring a try and kicking a field goal in extra time last season to send the Sharks home with a win in Canberra last season, winger Valentine Holmes told Sharks TV he's again hopeful of a strong showing in the Nation's Capital.

However wary of the strike power that the Raiders possess from '1' through to '17', Holmes said the side will have their work cut out for them on Sunday afternoon.

Watch the interview with Holmes, now playing.