Jon Tuxworth

Jon Tuxworth

Rugby League

Channel Nine in favour of Canberra Raiders China match

Jon Tuxworth The chances of the proposed Canberra-Manly game in China getting the green light have been boosted.

Rugby League

Club doctors want to make safety priority

9th SEPTEMBER- 2012 -SPORT -STORY JON TUXWORTH- THE CANBERRA TIMES- PHOTO BY MELISSA ADAMS.
Canberra Raiders v Sharks at Canberra Stadium. Raiders player, Jarrod Croker leaves the field after sustaining a head injury.

Jon Tuxworth Canberra Raiders doctor Wilson Lo has revealed the simmering discontent within the NRL medical ranks, admitting some of his colleagues feel sidelined as some clubs put success ahead of player welfare.

Rugby League

Kimmorley to stay at Raiders but in altered role

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Canberra Raiders new assistant Coach Brett Kimmorley
10 December 2012
The Canberra Times
Photo: Jay Cronan

Jon Tuxworth Brett Kimmorley has given a strong indication he will remain on the Canberra Raiders' coaching staff next season, easing fears he would walk after Ricky Stuart was installed as head coach.

League

Club doctors fear success is bigger priority than safety

9th SEPTEMBER- 2012 -SPORT -STORY JON TUXWORTH- THE CANBERRA TIMES- PHOTO BY MELISSA ADAMS.
Canberra Raiders v Sharks at Canberra Stadium. Raiders player, Jarrod Croker leaves the field after sustaining a head injury.

Jon Tuxworth Canberra Raiders doctor Wilson Lo has confirmed there is simmering discontent within the NRL medical ranks, admitting some of his colleagues feel sidelined as some clubs put on-field success ahead of...

League

'Turfed' Picker slams Raiders

SPORT: Raiders v Cronulla-Sutherland at Canberra stadium, Bruce.. Canberra players Brett White, Joe Picker and David Shillington sit on the sideline .  8th SEPTEMBER 2013 .Photograph by MELISSA ADAMS of The Canberra Times.

Jon Tuxworth Discarded Raiders forward Joe Picker felt like he'd been ''turfed'' after remaining loyal to Canberra.

League

Vaughan backs Campo no-show

Jon Tuxworth Paul Vaughan says teammate Terry Campese was unfairly criticised for withdrawing from Italy's World Cup squad.

Rugby League

Tough love turns Mago into Junior Kangaroo

09   April  2012,   Canberra Times photo by RICHARD BRIGGS,  Raiders under -18 players Branko Lee, left, and Patrick Mago are getting ready for the SG Ball semi-finals.    PB story-Lee Gaskin.

Jon Tuxworth He is now a Junior Kangaroo, but a few months ago an attitude problem put Patrick Mago's future at the Canberra Raiders perilously close to the scrap heap.

League

Milford must trust his instincts: Vagana

Jon Tuxworth Former New Zealand international Nigel Vagana has urged Anthony Milford to ''trust his gut'' on his playing future.

League

Heading home could harm career: Wiki

Anthony Milford.

Jon Tuxworth Canberra legend urges Anthony Milford to choose carefully before deciding on move back to Brisbane.

Rugby League

Josh Papalii named in World Cup squad

Sport.  Canberra Raiders player Josh Papalii during the Raiders Captain's Run at Canberra Stadium.  9 June 2013 Canberra Times photo by Jeffrey Chan.

Jon Tuxworth Canberra Raiders star Josh Papalii's remarkable rise is complete after he was named in Australia's 24-man World Cup squad.

Rugby League

Wiki backs Papalii for Kangaroos

Raiders player Josh Papalii.

Jon Tuxworth He fought in vain to convince Josh Papalii to play for New Zealand, but Ruben Wiki insists there will be no bitterness if the Canberra Raiders star plays for the old enemy in the World Cup.

Rugby League

Wighton has skills to be like Daley: Stuart

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The Canberra Raiders' Edrick Lee and Jack Wighton at the Action Buses workshop in Belconnen. 
26 Feb 2013.
Photo: Rohan Thomson. The Canberra Times.

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Chris Wilson and Jon Tuxworth Ricky Stuart played beside Laurie Daley in one of rugby league's great halves combinations, now the new Raiders coach sees a similar star in Jack Wighton.

Rugby League

Brother in awe of Aubusson's part in helping Roosters to the decider

Sydney Roosters Fan Day. The Sydney Roosters hold a fan day at the Sydney Football Stadium ahead of the NRL Grand Final against the St George Dragons this week. Roosters players and brothers James and Mitchell Aubusson interview each other. SMH SPORT 27092010 Photo  Wolter Peeters SPECIAL 00135307

Jon Tuxworth He walked away from the NRL at just 24 and is about to watch his younger sibling Mitch play a second grand final.

Rugby League

This one's for Ireland, family and Pop

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Raider, Brett White, is playing for Ireland in the World Cup. White looks at a photo of his grandfather.
Filed: Saturday, 5 October 2013 4:36:48 PM 
Photo by Rohan Thomson, The Canberra Times

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Jon Tuxworth Canberra Raiders prop Brett White says playing for Ireland and his Pop at this year's World Cup will have a deeper meaning than his other achievements in rugby league.

League

Cummins happy to go unnoticed

Nrl referee Ben Cummins.

Jon Tuxworth The NRL's referees have never been under more pressure, but Canberra whistleblower Ben Cummins isn't fazed.

Rugby League

Canberra's Cummins to referee NRL decider

Ben Cummins

Jon Tuxworth Canberra whistleblower Ben Cummins is feeling more at home on the big stage, after being named to police his second straight NRL decider.

Rugby League

Charitable Campese wins prestigious award

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Jon Tuxworth Canberra Raiders skipper Terry Campese could have been excused for wallowing in self-pity after injury wiped out two years of his career.

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League

McCrone ready for rake-over

Jon Tuxworth Josh McCrone wants Stuart to make a call on whether he will move to hooker permanently.

League

Raiders under-20s overrun by Panthers

Jon Tuxworth They'd been the best side all season, but the minor premiership will be little consolation for the Canberra Raiders under-20s.

League

Chainsaw cut almost takes Picker's knee

Jon Tuxworth Dumped Canberra Raider Joe Picker has narrowly avoided a potential career-threatening injury.