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Jon Tuxworth

Jon Tuxworth is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

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Canberra Raiders slash ticket prices for grand final reunion clash against Canterbury Bulldogs

Jon Tuxworth Canberra rugby league royalty will be on hand for the Raiders next home game against Canterbury, but ticket prices have been slashed to commemorate the club's last premiership in 1994. 

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Canberra Raider Paul Vaughan faces one game suspension

Paul Vaughan

Jon Tuxworth Canberra's forward pack has been further decimated with prop Paul Vaughan facing a one-match ban for a crusher tackle on Todd Lowrie in Monday night's 28-4 loss to Brisbane. 

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NRL boss David Smith opens door to junior development concessions for Raiders

Dave Smith says junior development concessions could be introduced.

Jon Tuxworth NRL boss David Smith has given the best indication yet that junior development concessions will be introduced, admitting the issue ''has been a loose end'' he wants to address by the end of the year.

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Milford named in Maroons squad

Jon Tuxworth Canberra Raiders fullback Anthony Milford and Brisbane half Ben Hunt may battle it out for Queensland's bench utility role after both were named in a extended 22-man squad to play NSW in Origin II on...

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Huawei re-signs with Canberra Raiders, boosts China game hopes

Huawei will sponsor the Raiders again in 2015.

Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Raiders have received some welcome good news after a tumultuous week with major sponsor Huawei re-signing with the NRL club for next season.

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Canberra Raiders fail to fire in loss to Brisbane Broncos

A dejected Josh McCrone after the 28-4 loss to Brisbane.

Jon Tuxworth Canberra proved why it's been aggressively chasing big-name recruits after a stuttering attacking display in a 28-4 home loss to Brisbane on Monday night.

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Canberra Raiders stars Josh Papalii and Anthony Milford hurt in loss to Brisbane Broncos

Josh Papalli leaves the field injured against the Broncos.

Jon Tuxworth Queensland's injury crisis has deepened and Canberra's season is getting worse after Raiders stars Anthony Milford and Josh Papalii both picked up injuries in a 28-4 loss to Brisbane at Canberra...

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James Tedesco vows to live up to hype at Canberra Raiders

Same job, new place: Raiders recruit James Tedesco.

Jon Tuxworth Raiders recruit James Tedesco has vowed to live up to the pressure to perform in Canberra.

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Raiders won't ask NRL to investigate Milford's Brisbane deal

Canberra fullback Anthony Milford.

Jon Tuxworth Canberra Raiders chairman Allan Hawke says the club has no plans to approach the NRL to express any concerns over whether Anthony Milford's Brisbane contract will be part of their Broncos salary cap...

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

Gary Belcher.

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.