Jon Tuxworth

Jon Tuxworth

Baseball

Matavesi keen for Canberra Cavalry return

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Jon Tuxworth He's playing like the pressure has been lifted from his shoulders, but Weston Creek Indians hitter Josh Matavesi is determined to work on his fitness and revive his Canberra Cavalry career. 

Ricky Stuart's annual charity golf day a hit

Sport.  Canberra Raiders coach Ricky Stuart speaking before the start of the Ricky Stuart Foundation Golf Day at the Royal Canberra Golf Club.   24 February 2014. Canberra Times photo by Jeffrey Chan

Jon Tuxworth They enjoyed many fierce State of Origin stoushes, but Ricky Stuart and Allan Langer joined forces for the same cause with a host of other celebrities at Stuart's annual charity golf day at Royal...

ACT sport

Canberra Stadium parking price hike was unavoidable, says manager

** TO GO WITH RUGBY WORLD CUP PREVIEW PACKAGE ** FILE  ** Aerial view of Canberra Stadium, Australia one of the venues for the upcoming Rugby World Cup Tuesday, Sept.  9, 2003.  (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft)

Jon Tuxworth Canberra Stadium has increased parking fees by 40 per cent from $5 to $7 for Raiders and Brumbies games this year.

Rugby League

Suspended Raiders star Sandor Earl under trafficking cloud

Raiders star Sandor Earl suspended for peptide use and trafficking

Jon Tuxworth Canberra Raiders winger Sandor Earl is facing a possible life ban after for using and trafficking peptides.

Kiwis cry foul over lodgings

The Quality Hotel, Dickson.

Jon Tuxworth THE Australian Opals women's basketball team has dismissed claims of gender inequality, but the New Zealand men's team has used social media to complain about Basketball Australia's hospitality and...

Raiders get behind Brumbies' finals fight

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Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Raiders have put their friendly rivalry with the ACT Brumbies aside to write letters of support to their cross town cousins before Saturday’s final against the Waikato Chiefs.

Blake his own worst enemy

Canberra Raiders player Blake Ferguson.

Jon Tuxworth Comment: After his NSW selection for Origin II was confirmed Blake Ferguson tweeted ''Congrats to big Joshy Dugan very happy for you bra :) #wereback''.

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Ferguson makes case for Blues jumper

Jon Tuxworth Canberra centre Blake Ferguson didn’t just open the door for a Blues jumper, he bashed it down after his three-try performance sparked the Raiders to a spectacular 44-14 comeback win over Newcastle.

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League

Raiders anger as Dugan breaches alcohol policy

Photo from Josh Dugan's Instagram account, which he captioned:

Jon Tuxworth Canberra Raiders star Josh Dugan faces possible sanctions after admitting he had breached the club's strict alcohol policy for injured players.

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Woods in town to earn her stripes

SPORT: .  Golfer Cheyenne Woods will compete in the 2013 Australian Women's Open at Royal Canberra . Pic taken at Mt Ainslie. 12th February 2013.  Photo by MELISSA ADAMS of The Canberra Times.

Jon Tuxworth ''Uncle Tiger'' has reached world golf's peak, but for Cheyenne Woods hitting balls off Mount Ainslie formed part of her preparation for this week's Australian Open at Royal Canberra.

Eddies old boys face off for shot at glory

A young David Furner in training.

Jon Tuxworth David Furner and Michael Maguire honed ruthless work ethics by spilling blood on the rugby union field for the same Canberra school.

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WAGs steal the match this round

5TH SEPTEMBER- 2012 -NEWS -STORY CHRIS WILSON- THE CANBERRA TIMES- PHOTO BY MELISSA ADAMS.
Mal Meninga medal Gala evening held at Rydges Lakeside. L-R The wifes, Courtney McCrone, CJ Berrigan and Leah Fensom.

Jon Tuxworth The players may be on fire as they head to Sunday's home semi-final against Cronulla but it was the Canberra Raiders' wives and girlfriends - the WAGs - who shone last night.

Williams and Dugan likely to miss Raiders crunch game

Canberra Raider Josh Dugan

Jon Tuxworth Coach David Furner has all but ruled the players out of tomorrow's final round clash with the Warriors.

Canberra to host 2013 Anzac Test

AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND - APRIL 20: Daly Cherry-Evans of the Kangaroos hugs Josh Hoffman of the Kiwis following the ANZAC Test match between the New Zealand Kiwis and the Australian Kangaroos at Eden Park on April 20, 2012 in Auckland, New Zealand.  (Photo by Hannah Johnston/Getty Images)

Jon Tuxworth The worst-kept secret in rugby league has been made official today. Canberra has been confirmed as the venue for next year’s Anzac Test between Australia and New Zealand.

Raiders release Drury Low

Drury Low

Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Raiders have released winger Drury Low to join the Bulldogs, effective immediately.

League

Williams rules out move to Illawarra

Sam Williams

Jon Tuxworth Canberra halfback Sam Williams has refuted reports he is weighing up interest from the St George Illawarra Dragons, insisting he wants to remain at the Raiders long term.

Court gives speedster Dugan a driving lesson

Canberra Raider Josh Dugan (right) speaks to the media outside Canberra Magistrates Court, with his solicitor Kamy Saeedi (centre) and Raiders CEO Don Furner.

Louis Andrews, Jon Tuxworth Rugby league player Josh Dugan has been fined $600 for speeding, but prosecutors have abandoned a suspended driving charge against the Canberra Raiders star.

Shillington's series inspiration

Raiders player David Shillington.

Jon Tuxworth David Shillington used footage of Petero Civoniceva to help take his game to the next level.

Winning Raiders look at taking league to China

CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 08:  Jarrod Croker celebrates with Jack Wighton of the Raiders after Wighton scored a try during the round six NRL match between the Canberra Raiders and the New Zealand Warriors at Canberra Stadium on April 8, 2012 in Canberra, Australia.  (Photo by Stefan Postles/Getty Images)

Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Raiders are seriously considering playing an exhibition match in China after new major sponsor Huawei showed strong interest in bringing rugby league to its homeland.

Canberra may get Anzac Day Test

Jon Tuxworth Canberra is a serious contender to host next year's Anzac Day rugby league Test match in what would be a huge boost to the city's centenary celebrations.

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