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Jon Tuxworth

Jon Tuxworth is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.


Auckland Nines: Ricky Stuart's team is on the money

Jon Tuxworth Luke Bateman helping the Canberra Raiders launch the Auckland Nines launch was a clear message from Ricky Stuart.


NRL: Canberra Raiders ready to feel the heat

GOLD COAST, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 17:  Jarrod Croker of the Raiders looks on in an extended drinks break during the round two NRL match between the Gold Coast Titans and the Canberra Raiders at Skilled Park on March 17, 2013 on the Gold Coast, Australia.  (Photo by Matt Roberts/Getty Images)

Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Raiders will have no excuses for again wilting in the March heat this year.

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Cornish impressive in trial as Raiders see off Storm without injuries

Jon Tuxworth Ricky Stuart was only concerned with one number after Saturday's 20-12 trial win in Melbourne - zero injuries.

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Trim David Shillington keen to flex muscle for Canberra Raiders

Canberra Times socials- Menslink Breakfast. Photo by Lyn Mills.  September 2013. Dave and Sonia Shillington.

Jon Tuxworth He may have stepped down from the Canberra Raiders leadership group, but David Shillington is ''excited'' about taking on extra responsibility at home as he awaits the arrival of his first child.

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Raiders Mitch Cornish and Jack Wighton want to be next long-term halves combination

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Mitch Cornish and Jack Wighton are set to play in the halves for the first trial
Photo Elesa Kurtz

Jon Tuxworth Mitch Cornish says he and Jack Wighton have their sights set on forging the Raiders' next long-term halves combination.


Jarrod Croker backs Ricky Stuart's call to keep star Raiders out of Nines firing line

Jon Tuxworth Canberra centre Jarrod Croker has defended the club's decision to field a weakened Auckland Nines side.


Jack Wighton to wear No.6 for Canberra Raiders

Portrait of The Canberra Raiders' Jack Wighton
Filed: Thursday, 30 January 2014 6:26:00 pm 
Photo by Rohan Thomson, The Canberra Times


Jon Tuxworth Jack Wighton will be given his chance to stake a claim for the Raiders' No.6 jersey.


Raider David Shillington welcomes tough line on dangerous tackles

Canberra player David Shillington.

Jon Tuxworth David Shillington has applauded the NRL's tough new stance on cannonball and crusher tackles.


Slide in club memberships throws Canberra Raiders

SPORT: Canberra Raiders v Melbourne Storm at Canberra stadium, Bruce. Raiders fans brave the cold conditions.. 4th August 2013 .Photo by MELISSA ADAMS of The Canberra Times..

Jon Tuxworth, Lee Gaskin The Canberra Raiders have talked up a new culture but fans are still to be convinced.


Brett White says Canberra Raiders eager to put turmoil behind them

Jon Tuxworth Raiders vice-captain Brett White believes the turmoil that crippled the club's 2013 season is behind them

England prop Lee Mossop eyes round 10 for debut with Parramatta Eels

Lee Mossop

James Macsmith, Jon Tuxworth England prop Lee Mossop has revealed he won't be fit to make his Parramatta debut until mid-season as he recovers from shoulder surgery.


NRL: Dane Tilse predicts happy finale for Anthony Milford

Jon Tuxworth Canberra prop Dane Tilse backs young half Anthony Milford to revel in the happier vibe around the club.


NRL push into China hits snag

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Jon Tuxworth The proposed NRL game between Manly and Canberra in China next year looks likely to be scrapped.

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Canberra Raiders lighten up for new season

Sport. Canberra Raiders players visit the Tuggeranong Hyperdome to hand out junior memberships. Captain, Terry Campese with 4 year old Alexander Brown of Conder. December 16th. 2013 Canberra Times photograph by Graham Tidy

Jon Tuxworth They'll be a more lean and mean Green Machine, but Canberra Raiders skipper Terry Campese insists Anthony Milford's return will ensure they'll be no lightweights next year.


Canberra's Brett White backs his teammate Terry Campese to have a big season

Sport.   Canberra Raiders player Brett White, centre, chatting to team mates on the side lines [he did not participate in training] during training at Raiders Belconnen in Holt, Brett is back in Canberra after playing for Ireland in the Rugby League World Cup.   13 December 2013. Canberra Times photo by Jeffrey  Chan.

Jon Tuxworth Raiders prop Brett White believes Terry Campese's decision to withdraw from the World Cup will revive his career.

Anthony Milford reports to Raiders HQ

Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Raiders have received a major boost with Anthony Milford reporting to club headquarters today.

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Decision looms on Canberra-Manly NRL match in Shenzhen, China

Jon Tuxworth The proposed Manly-Canberra NRL clash in China next year faces the scrap heap unless it is given the green light by early next week.

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Call for more women at top in league to break down 'boy's club'

Blake Ferguson arrives at Sutherland Shire Court for a hearing after he was charged with indecent assault of a woman in Sydney, Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013. (AAP Image/Nikki Short) NO ARCHIVING

Jon Tuxworth A prominent club chief executive believes the NRL can help rehabilitate Blake Ferguson, but with the proviso he shows genuine remorse and a desire to improve himself as a person.

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Sports physician Dr Peter Fricker to review Raiders operations

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Jon Tuxworth He's helped some of Australia's best athletes to Olympic gold, but Dr Peter Fricker believes the Canberra Raiders' football operations don't require a radical overhaul to bounce back from the most...


Reece Robinson wants fullback jersey back long-term for Canberra Raiders

Reece Robinson during warmups at the Raiders' captains run ahead of their match against the Roosters on Saturday
Filed: Friday, 9 August 2013 11:44:27 AM 
Photo by Rohan Thomson, The Canberra Times


Jon Tuxworth Canberra flyer Reece Robinson has his sights set on regaining the No.1 jersey long-term.