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Jon Tuxworth

Jon Tuxworth is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

Victoria Cross winner inspires Canberra Raiders before Rabbitohs clash

The Anzac coin which will be given to the Raiders player of the match after tomorrow's clash with South Sydney.

Jon Tuxworth Canberra Raiders captain Jarrod Croker knows it's foolhardy to compare a soldier willingly putting himself in the line of enemy fire to anything on a football field. 

Canberra Raiders hitman Sia Soliola making playmakers see green

Sia Soliola is building a reputation for his toughness.

Jon Tuxworth He's the Canberra Raiders hitman who is fast making the game's best playmakers think twice about running in his direction. 

Luckless hooker Kurt Baptiste hopes third time's a charm at Canberra Raiders

Canberra Raiders players Shannon Boyd, Kurt Baptiste, and Paul Vaughan wear the Anzac day kit at Canberra Stadium on Tuesday.

Jon Tuxworth He began the year as Canberra's fourth-string hooker but Kurt Baptiste's stunning display in Sunday's comeback win over Wests Tigers has increased the pressure on out-of-favour rakes Glen...

NRL boss David Smith pledges Canberra Raiders won't lose footy code battle

David Smith

Jon Tuxworth NRL boss David Smith insists rugby league will not lose ground to other football codes in Canberra and has put plans in place to build its relationship with state governments as the...

Canberra Raiders urged to keep feet on ground after stunning Tigers fightback

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 19: Raiders coach Ricky Stuart watches on during the round seven NRL match between the Wests Tigers and the Canberra Raiders at Leichhardt Oval on April 19, 2015 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)

Jon Tuxworth Raiders coach Ricky Stuart urges players to avoid getting swept up in euphoria of stunning fightback against Tigers.

Dane Tilse bids farewell, but adamant Canberra Raiders ready to take off

Raiders Blake Austin and Dane Tilse of the Raiders celebrate beating the Tigers on Sunday.

Jon Tuxworth He may be beginning a new chapter, but departed Canberra Raiders veteran Dane Tilse is adamant the club can rewrite their own on the back of the biggest comeback win in club history. 

Canberra Raiders rise from canvas to secure biggest comeback win in club history

Jon Tuxworth For the Canberra Raiders and young skipper Jarrod Croker, snatching the biggest comeback win in the club's 33-year history could prove a watershed moment. 

Brenko Lee steps up to lead Canberra Raiders under-20s to win

Jon Tuxworth Canberra Raiders under twenties centre Brenko Lee finally produced the form which earned him an NRL debut last year, scoring a double in a 40-28 win over Wests Tigers at Leichhardt Oval on...

Canberra Raiders' Jarrod Croker exorcises his demons and steps up as skipper

Blake Austin of the Raiders and Dane Tilse of the Raiders celebrate.

Jon Tuxworth All the talking points from Canberra's big comeback win over the Wests Tigers.

Robbie Farah no regrets advising James Tedesco to backflip on Canberra Raiders

Josh Hodgson is likely to play on Sunday.

Daniel Lane, Jon Tuxworth Wests Tigers captain Robbie Farah says he has no regrets about helping convince star fullback James Tedesco to backflip on a lucrative deal with Canberra last year even though it risked bruising his...

Canberra Raiders SG Ball team stumbles to first loss of season in semi-final

Jon Tuxworth Canberra Raiders development boss David Hamilton has revealed the club's minor premiership-winning SG Ball team cost around $200,000 to put on the park, and hopes the defection of big names...

Former Canberra Raider Haydon Hodge suffers another season-ending knee injury

Haydon Hodge has suffered another serious knee injury in his first game for West Belconnen.

Jon Tuxworth Former Canberra Raider Haydon Hodge's nightmare injury has continued after suffering another season-ending knee injury in his first game for West Belconnen Warriors last week.

Canberra Raiders desperate to improve second-half efforts

Canberra Raiders player Frank-Paul Nu'uausala says the side needs to take more risks in the second half of games.

Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Raiders have vowed to release the shackles to solve their second-half scoring woes this year, says forward Frank-Paul Nu'uausala 

Canberra Raiders Blake Austin no point to prove against Wests Tigers

Blake Austin in action for Wests Tigers last year.

Jon Tuxworth Canberra five-eighth Blake Austin insists he won't have a point to prove to new Wests Tigers coach Jason Taylor when he takes on his former side on Sunday, adamant going from Tigers Mr Fix-It to...

Relief for Canberra Raiders as Shaun Fensom, Josh Hodgson cleared of major injury

Shaun Fensom comes off injured during the round six NRL match between the Canberra Raiders and the Melbourne Storm.

Jon Tuxworth Canberra Raiders forwards Shaun Fensom and Josh Hodgson have been cleared of major injury and will be given until the 11th hour to prove their fitness for Sunday's crucial clash with Wests Tigers.

Fresh start for the 'Fresh Prince' as Edrick Lee looks to shed cult figure status

Edrick Lee before he gave his flat-top the chop.

Jon Tuxworth He was dubbed the "Fresh Prince of Belconnen" for his trademark flat-top, but Canberra Raiders winger Edrick Lee has revealed he shaved it off because he wants to build a reputation for his football,...

Paul Vaughan ready to claim mantle as Canberra Raiders' forward leader: Brett White

Paul Vaughan and Brett White (left) celebrate Vaughan's try in Canberra's final round win over Parramatta last year, White's last NRL game.

Jon Tuxworth Former Canberra Raiders forward Brett White has backed Paul Vaughan to relish being their new forward leader, admitting he sees similarities in his development and attitude to Melbourne prop Jesse...

Canberra Raiders recruit Aidan Sezer focused on leaving Gold Coast Titans on high note

Aidan Sezer in action for the Titans.

Jon Tuxworth Canberra recruit Aidan Sezer says a desire to be closer to family and a strong relationship with Ricky Stuart were the main factors in signing a three-year deal with the Raiders. 

Canberra Raiders v Melbourne Storm talking points

Canberra Raiders player Dane Tilse with daughter Ila after playing his 200th game and his last home game for the Canberra Raiders.

Jon Tuxworth Dane Tilse bids farewell in style, but can the Raiders over come their injury woes?