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Jon Tuxworth

Jon Tuxworth is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

League

Ferguson's recall no knee-jerk

Jon Tuxworth The Raiders have responded to their biggest loss in club history by recalling wayward centre Blake Ferguson.

League

Raiders make them, others take them

SPORT: Canberra Raiders v Melbourne Storm at Canberra stadium, Bruce. Raiders player Anthony Milford gets away from Storm player Kevin Proctor. 4th August 2013 .Photo by MELISSA ADAMS of The Canberra Times..

Jon Tuxworth Raiders development demands an NRL overhaul to reward clubs who develop juniors.

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Ferguson to play against the Roosters

SPORT: Canberra Raiders v Melbourne Storm at Canberra stadium, Bruce.   Blake Ferguson emerges from near the Raiders change room. 4th August 2013 .Photo by MELISSA ADAMS of The Canberra Times..

Jon Tuxworth Canberra Raiders centre Blake Ferguson has been named to make his NRL return against the Roosters this Saturday

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Rugby League

Storm lashing not end of the world, Lockyer tells Canberra

Joel Thompson

Jon Tuxworth Brisbane great Darren Lockyer has urged Canberra to use the embarrassing 68-4 meltdown to Melbourne as motivation to ''prove a point'' and revive their tattered finals hopes.

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Raiders hold out after Milford seeks release

Anthony Milford

Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Raiders intend to move heaven and earth to keep star rookie Anthony Milford at the club after he requested a release from the final year of his contract.

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League

Milford seeks Raiders contract release

SPORT: Canberra Raiders v Melbourne Storm at Canberra stadium, Bruce. Storm player Billy Slater tackles Raiders player Anthony Milford. 4th August 2013 .Photo by MELISSA ADAMS of The Canberra Times..

Jon Tuxworth After a shocking home-game defeat on Sunday, Canberra Raiders could also be facing the second blow of the weekend with one of the team’s rising stars asking to be released from his contract.

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Rugby League

Stunned Raiders sink to new low

SPORT: Canberra Raiders v Melbourne Storm at Canberra stadium, Bruce. Raider player Joel Thompson reacts after their loss. 4th August 2013 .Photo by MELISSA ADAMS of The Canberra Times..

Jon Tuxworth Raiders suffer humiliating 68-4 thumping; the club's biggest loss and one of the worst defeats in history.

Raiders' lost arc: Furner's men need to forget about this one

Raiders

Jon Tuxworth After the siren rang to put them out of their misery, a shell-shocked Canberra side slid to the ground in stunned silence.

Rugby League

Storm rains on Raiders

Jon Tuxworth Melbourne Storm proves rumours of its demise have been greatly exaggerated.

League

Perfect Storm raise alarm for rivals after brutal demolition

SPORT: Canberra Raiders v Melbourne Storm at Canberra stadium, Bruce.  Raiders player Joel Thompson looks dejected after the Storm score another try. 4th August 2013 .Photo by MELISSA ADAMS of The Canberra Times..

Jon Tuxworth It was one of the darkest days in Raiders history. But it was also a match where a clinical and ruthless Melbourne proved rumours of their demise had been greatly exaggerated.

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Rugby League

Rams squander a half-time lead to miss finals spot

Mitch Vincent scores a try for the Woden Valley Rams during the game against Belconnen United Scholars.

Jon Tuxworth The sight of Woden Valley skipper Josh Burns with his head in his hands after Saturday's loss to Belconnen United said it all.

League

McCrone's spark burning bright for Canberra

Jon Tuxworth Five years ago, completing an electrical apprenticeship was a higher priority for Josh McCrone than the NRL.

League

Ferguson role in Storm clash hazy

Sport
Blake Ferguson warming up during Raiders training at Raiders HQ
The Canberra TImes
31 July 2013
Photo Jay Cronan

Jon Tuxworth Canberra Raiders skipper Terry Campese is confident they can beat the Storm on Sunday without Blake Ferguson.

League

Dunemann pushes youth factor

8 April 2012, photo by STUART WALMSLEY. Round six Toyota Cup rugby league. Canberra Raiders v New Zealand Warriors at Canberra Stadium. Raiders.coach Andrew Dunemann.

Jon Tuxworth Raiders assistant coach Andrew Dunemann is set to apply for the vacant Cowboys post.

League

Earl maintains his innocence

Sport: Tuesday morning Raiders training at Raiders HQ, Bruce. Raiders player Sandor Earl. 4th of June 2013. Canberra Times Photograph by Katherine Griffiths

Jon Tuxworth Raiders winger admits he expects to be summoned for interview by the Australian Sport Anti-Doping Authority.

Earl breaks silence to maintain innocence

Sandor Earl

Jon Tuxworth Canberra winger Sandor Earl has maintained his innocence following allegations of peptide use, but admits he expects to be summoned for an interview by the Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority.

League

Milford at home with Raiders

Jon Tuxworth Canberra rookie Anthony Milford intends to resist overtures from Brisbane and remain at the Raiders next year.

Rugby League

Milford staying, says Raiders coach

Sports
Canberra Raiders player Anthony Milford in action during the game against Parramatta Eels at Canberra Stadium. 
20 July 2013
Photo Jay Cronan

Jon Tuxworth Canberra Raiders coach David Furner has dismissed speculation linking Anthony Milford to a move to Brisbane next year, insisting the rookie sensation is going nowhere.

Rugby Union

Brumbies inspire the Raiders

WOLLONGONG, AUSTRALIA - JULY 27:  Anthony Milford of the Raiders is congratulated by Terry Campese of the Raiders after scoring a try during the round 20 match between the St George Illawarra Dragons and the Canberra Raiders at WIN Stadium on July 27, 2013 in Wollongong, Australia.  (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Raiders have written letters of support to cross town cousins ACT Brumbies before their Super rugby final showdown against the Waikato Chiefs on Saturday.

League

'Faultless' Fergo ready to roll

WOLLONGONG, AUSTRALIA - JULY 27:  Blake Ferguson of the Raiders watches on from the bench during the round 20 match between the St George Illawarra Dragons and the Canberra Raiders at WIN Stadium on July 27, 2013 in Wollongong, Australia.  (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

Jon Tuxworth Mounties coach Steve Antonelli doesn't expect to see Blake Ferguson for the rest of the season.

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