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Jon Tuxworth

Jon Tuxworth is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

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Gary Belcher backs James Tedesco to fill Anthony Milford's shoes at Canberra Raiders

Jon Tuxworth Legendary Canberra Raiders full-back Gary Belcher believes James Tedesco is the right man to fill Anthony Milford's sizeable shoes, and backed the Tigers star to break into the Origin arena. 

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Canberra Raiders sign James Tedesco, but miss out on Kevin Proctor

Wests Tigers fullback James Tedesco has been touted as a future star.

Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Raiders have signed star Wests Tigers star James Tedesco on a three-season deal from 2015. 

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Tariq Sims apologises to Shaun Fensom for lifting tackle

Shaun Fensom off loads before Tariq Sims dumps him on his neck during the round 11 NRL match between the Canberra Raiders and the North Queensland Cowboys.

Jon Tuxworth North Queensland forward Tariq Sims has issued a heartfelt apology to Shaun Fensom after he was cited for an ugly lifting tackle on the Raiders lock in Sunday's 42-12 loss to Canberra.

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Queanbeyan Roo in danger of missing Country Championships through suspension

Queanbeyan Kangaroos forward Adam Pearce.

Jon Tuxworth Queanbeyan Kangaroos forward Adam Pearce cited for the use of offensive or obscene language toward a match official.

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Kevin Proctor narrows down suitors to Raiders and Storm

The hunt is on for Kevin Proctor.

Jon Tuxworth The race for Melbourne forward Kevin Proctor's signature is down to two clubs, with the Kiwi international to soon decide between the Canberra Raiders and the Storm.

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Raiders out to prove their worth

Canberra player Glenn Buttriss says the Raiders were out to prove their worth on the weekend.

Jon Tuxworth Canberra Raiders hooker Glen Buttriss says several players used the club's aggressive recruitment drive as motivation to show their worth and end a horror form slump against North Queensland on...

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West Belconnen continue Canberra Raiders Cup resurgence with draw against Goulburn

Goulburn player-coach Mick Picker.

Jon Tuxworth Goulburn's Mick Picker says the days of West Belconnen being the competition ''easybeats'' are over.

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Canberra Raiders close in on James Tedesco and Michael Ennis

Wests Tigers fullback James Tedesco is in the Raiders' sights.

Lee Gaskin and Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Raiders are closing in on two of their key recruitment targets, with Wests Tigers fullback James Tedesco and Canterbury captain Michael Ennis both in their sights.

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Canberra Raiders smash North Queensland Cowboys to snap three-game losing streak

Canberra fullback Anthony Milford on the run against North Queensland.

Jon Tuxworth Canberra showed with a 42-12 win over a depleted North Queensland that it won't give up on this NRL season without a fight.

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Cornish to make long-awaited NRL debut

Mitch Cornish enjoys a joke at Raiders training on Wednesday.

Jon Tuxworth If his mother had her way, Mitch Cornish would idolise Harry Kewell, not Ricky Stuart or Laurie Daley.

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Bearded Brophy puts Bushrangers wins before tries

Jon Tuxworth Michael Brophy's unkempt beard leaves no doubt he's a Tuggeranong Bushranger through and through. 

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Josh Mansour, James Tedesco on Canberra Raiders' wishlist

Josh Mansour in action against the Raiders last weekend.

Jon Tuxworth Josh Mansour, James Tedesco and their manager Sam Ayoub have met with the Canberra Raiders.

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Canberra Raiders unveil one-off jersey for Cowboys clash

Canberra Raiders lock Shaun Fensom models the yellow jersey the side will wear against North Queensland on Sunday.

Jon Tuxworth It may cost him another big hit to the back pocket, but Canberra Raiders lock Shaun Fensom believes coach Ricky Stuart did the right thing by standing up for his players after the drama-filled loss...

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Dragons in talks to sign Raiders prop Tom Learoyd-Lahrs

Tom Learoyd-Lahrs at Raiders training on Wednesday.

Jon Tuxworth Another big-name Canberra Raider could sign with St George Illawarra within weeks.

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Mitch Cornish not out to be Canberra Raiders saviour

Mitch Cornish enjoys a joke at Raiders training on Wednesday.

Jon Tuxworth Mitch Cornish admits the pressure from Raiders fans to be the side's saviour once consumed him. 

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What we learned: Canberra Raiders v Penrith Panthers

Jack Wighton was more impressive in the centres after failing to fire at five-eighth over the opening nine rounds.

Jon Tuxworth What we learned: Raiders v Panthers

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Canberra Raiders coach Ricky Stuart blasts referees after controversial NRL loss to Penrith Panthers

Ricky Stuart

Jon Tuxworth Ricky Stuart launched a scathing spray at the referees after Canberra's 26-20 loss to Penrith on Sunday.

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Leaner Michael Bani ready to spearhead Goulburn Bulldogs in Canberra Raiders Cup

Michael Bani is looking to impress with Goulburn this season.

Jon Tuxworth Michael Bani once weighed more than Green Machine props Tom Learoyd-Lahrs and David Shillington. 

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Canberra Raiders captain Terry Campese out to silence critics against Penrith Panthers

Terry Campese enjoys a joke with Anthony Milford at Raiders training on Saturday.

Jon Tuxworth Canberra skipper Terry Campese wants to ''prove everyone wrong''.