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Jon Tuxworth

Jon Tuxworth is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

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Canberra Raiders ready to fight back against South Sydney Rabbitohs

Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Raiders are preparing for Souths to adopt a siege mentality in Sydney on Sunday.

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Canberra Raiders fall foul of Titans’ gamesmanship

Greg Bird of the Titans struggles to get off a tackled player as referee Brett Suttor looks on.

Jon Tuxworth NRL rules committee member Darren Lockyer says the belief some teams are deliberately conceding penalties to reset their defensive line under pressure is likely to be discussed, admitting it’s...

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Canberra Raiders under 20s' late barrage leaves Gold Coast Titans scrambling

Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Raiders under 20s piled on six tries after the break to win 44-22 and finally get off the mark for the season.

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What we learned: Canberra Raiders v Gold Coast Titans

Injured Raiders winger Edrick Lee.

Jon Tuxworth All the talking points from the NRL round three game between the Raiders and the Titans.

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Gold Coast Titans' defence stifles Canberra Raiders

SPORT:  Canberra Raiders v Gold Coast Titans match at Canberra Stadium. Raiders player Terry Campese react after loosing the match. 23rd March 2014. Photo by Melissa Adams of The Canberra Times.

Jon Tuxworth Gold Coast's big guns help secure a 24-12 win over the Raiders in Canberra.

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McCrone gets boost from Ricky's Origin backing

Raiders hooker Josh McCrone.

Jon Tuxworth Josh McCrone has revealed just how close his new coach came to handing him a shock NSW Origin debut. 

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Canberra Raiders lean on big men for clash with Gold Coast Titans

Dane Tilse has some fun with students at St Anthony's Primary School,
Wanniassa, on Thursday.

Jon Tuxworth Move over David Taylor, the Raiders are preparing to throw 567kg of front-row muscle at the Titans.

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Canberra Raiders doctor would back prescription drug ban

Raiders doctor Wilson Lo, left.

Jon Tuxworth Wilson Lo believes the NRL is poised to ban controversial prescription drugs completely.

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Shaun Fensom commits to another three years with Canberra Raiders

Staying: Shaun Fensom of the Raiders runs with the ball during the round two NRL match with the Newcastle Knights at Hunter Stadium.

Jon Tuxworth Canberra Raiders lock Shaun Fensom has re-signed with the club for three more years.

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Canberra Raiders' five-eighth Jack Wighton thrives on Ricky Stuart's backing

Jack Wighton

Jon Tuxworth Jack Wighton has credited the unconditional backing of coach Ricky Stuart for helping him ‘’bury some demons’’ in Sunday’s 26-20 win at Newcastle.

Canberra Raiders star Shaun Fensom faces one-week ban for dangerous tackle

Raiders star Shaun Fensom has been suspended for one match.

Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Raiders forward pack has been further decimated before Sunday's home clash against Gold Coast, with lock Shaun Fensom facing a one match ban after being charged with grade two dangerous...

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Canberra Raiders: Mitch Cornish keeps himself on Ricky Stuart's radar

Young halfback Mitch Cornish was a standout for the Canberra Raiders under-20s on Sunday.

Jon Tuxworth Young halfback Mitch Cornish issued a timely reminder to Canberra Raiders coach Ricky Stuart in the Raiders under-20s. 

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What we learned: Canberra Raiders v Newcastle Knights

Triumph: Jarrod Croker of the Raiders celebrates a try with teammate and former Knights player Joel Edwards, no.12.

Jon Tuxworth All the talking points from the round two clash between Canberra and Newcastle.

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Canberra Raiders unseat Newcastle Knights but lose Josh Papalii to injury

Raiders fullback Anthony Milford was at his dazzling best against the Knights.

Jon Tuxworth Canberra’s opening win of the year, and Ricky Stuart’s first as Raiders coach, may have come at a huge cost.

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Canberra Raiders and Newcastle prepare for tough game

Raiders coach Ricky Stuart.

Jon Tuxworth Raiders coach Ricky Stuart has squared off with Wayne Bennett often enough to know his teams thrive on adversity. 

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NRL: Canberra Raiders want to kick off season 2015 at home

Request: Raiders CEO Don Furner says he wants more early season home games next season.

Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Raiders will rally the NRL to kick off its campaign at home next season.

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Josh McCrone adjusting to his switch to hooker at Canberra Raiders

Raiders utility Josh McCrone admits he ran out of gas in his switch to hooker

Jon Tuxworth, Lee Gaskin Canberra Raiders bench hooker Josh McCrone says he is still adjusting to his bigger defensive workload.

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Canberra Raiders coach Ricky Stuart has five-eighth plans for Jack Wighton

Canberra Raider Jack Wighton

Jon Tuxworth Raiders coach Ricky Stuart has declared he's in for the long haul to develop Jack Wighton.

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NRL: Canberra Raiders coach Ricky Stuart takes positives from loss to North Queensland Cowboys

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 08:  Raiders coach Ricky Stuart looks on  during the post match press conference at the end of the round one NRL match between the North Queensland Cowboys and the Canberra Raiders at 1300SMILES Stadium on March 8, 2014 in Townsville, Australia.  (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

Jon Tuxworth The NRL season is a marathon, not a sprint. That's the message from Canberra Raiders coach Ricky Stuart.

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NRL: Raider Anthony Milford serves critics dose of humble pie

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 08:  Anthony Milford of the Raiders runs the ball during the round one NRL match between the North Queensland Cowboys and the Canberra Raiders at 1300SMILES Stadium on March 8, 2014 in Townsville, Australia.  (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

Jon Tuxworth Anthony Milford used suggestions he wouldn't play with commitment this season as motivation on Saturday.