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Jon Tuxworth

Jon Tuxworth is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

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Canberra Raiders star Anthony Milford has 'decision to make': Josh Papalii

Jon Tuxworth Canberra Raiders back-rower Josh Papalii has admitted Anthony Milford has ''a decision to make'' as the battle for his services with Brisbane intensifies.

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Tom Learoyd-Lahrs hell-bent on NRL return

Canberra Raiders player Tom Learoyd-Lahrs says he's ready for the challenge of NRL and earning a new contract.

Jon Tuxworth Raiders prop Tom Learoyd-Lahrs he faces a battle emerging from the NRL wilderness. 

Canberra Raiders star Shaun Fensom cleared of serious injury

Shaun Fensom has been cleared of serious injury.

Jon Tuxworth Canberra Raiders lock Shaun Fensom is a chance to line up against Penrith this Saturday after a specialist cleared him of any serious damage to his elbow on Monday. 

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Canberra Raiders brace to cope without Shaun Fensom

Injury scans have proved inconclusive for Raiders star Shaun Fensom.

Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Raiders insist they're better prepared than before to cope with life without Shaun Fensom after rallying in his absence against Souths.

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Canberra Raiders focus on relying on Anthony Milford less

The Raiders used Anthony Milford with more success against the Rabbitohs.

Jon Tuxworth Canberra skipper Terry Campese says relying less on Anthony Milford's wizardry was a major factor in their upset win over Souths as the Raiders prove they're not a ''one player team''.

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Canberra Raiders' under-20s win a thriller against South Sydney Rabbitohs

Impressive game: Brenko Lee.

Jon Tuxworth Late try hands Raider's Holden Cup side a come-from-behind 34-30 win against South Sydney.

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Rookie Shannon Boyd spurs Canberra Raiders past South Sydney

Rookie Raiders prop Shannon Boyd was outstanding against Souths.

Jon Tuxworth Down Joel Edwards and Shaun Fensom, it was Shannon Boyd who inspired his team off the canvas.

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What we learned: South Sydney Rabbitohs v Canberra Raiders

Joel Edwards was brilliant in defence for the Raiders.

Jon Tuxworth Ricky Stuart has done a tremendous job transforming the Raiders' attitude in defence.

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Canberra Raiders' big men muscle up to rattle South Sydney Rabbitohs to the core

Try time: Raiders players congratulate Dane Tilse after he scored one of the team's five tries against South Sydney on Sunday.

Jon Tuxworth Ricky Stuart has lauded the Raiders' courage under adversity after upsetting Souths 30-18

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Canberra Raiders to keep faith in outside back stocks

Canberra youngster Jack Wighton.

Jon Tuxworth The Raiders are likely to resist recruiting outside back reinforcements, despite Edrick Lee's injury.

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Anthony Milford ready for 'David v Goliath' battle with Greg Inglis

Raiders star Anthony Milford during training on Friday.

Jon Tuxworth Raiders legend Brett Mullins has urged Anthony Milford to choose quality over quantity in his battle with Greg Inglis.

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Canberra Raiders ready to fight back against South Sydney Rabbitohs

Jarrod Croker dressed as a viking for a TV promotion.

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

Rugby League

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.