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Jon Tuxworth

Jon Tuxworth is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.


Berrigan takes swipe at Blake

Jon Tuxworth Retiring Raider Shaun Berrigan has launched a parting shot at sacked teammate Blake Ferguson.


Fall from grace imminent with Ferguson unlikely to front Raiders board

Blake Ferguson

Chris Wilson, Lee Gaskin, Jon Tuxworth ''I don't want to talk about it.''

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Rugby League

Show respect, Mundine urges Ferguson

Blake Ferguson (R) arrives with Anthony Mundine (L) at Waverley Court on July 16, 2013.

Jon Tuxworth Anthony Mundine has implored Blake Ferguson to face the music and appear before the Canberra Raiders board this week.

Mundine urges Fergo to front up at Raiders

Anthony Mundine

Jon Tuxworth Anthony Mundine has implored Blake Ferguson to face the music and front the Canberra board later this week, insisting he needs to repay the respect the club has afforded him.

Rugby League

Henry the man to lead Raiders revival: Ryan

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JULY 26:  Neil Henry the coach of the Cowboys speaks to the media in the post match press conference t the end of the round 20 NRL match between the North Queensland Cowboys and the Brisbane Broncos at 1300SMILES Stadium on July 26, 2013 in Townsville, Australia.  (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

Chris Dutton and Jon Tuxworth Rugby league coaching great Warren Ryan insists Neil Henry is the ''ideal'' man to lead the Canberra Raiders out of their darkest days.


Reserve Roos upset Blues

11 September 2011, sport, story by James Buckley, Canberra Times picture by STUART WALMSLEY. Canberra Raiders Cup first grade grand final between Queanbeyan Roos and Queanbeyan Blues at Seiffert Oval, Queanbeyan. Peter Hunt with the trophy.

Jon Tuxworth The Kangaroos' reserve-grade side secured the biggest upset of the year to add salt to the Blues' wounds on Sunday.


Lewis leads teammates to glory

Jon Tuxworth On a day where his side showed plenty of guts, no one was braver than Queanbeyan Kangaroos prop Matt Lewis.


Raiders cast coaching net wide

NCH SPORT. Pic of Knights Coach Wayne Bennett during training at Balance Oval, Mayfield.
1st AUGUST 2013. Picture by SIMONE DE PEAK.

Jon Tuxworth Wayne Bennett has been sounded out to provide informal advice to the Raiders on their new coach.


Macey the villain and hero

Queanbeyan Blues v Queanbeyan Kangaroos.

Jon Tuxworth Queanbeyan Kangaroos grand final hero Jordan Macey thought he'd thrown the grand final away.

Rugby League

Injury no excuse for taking drugs, Civoniceva says

Raiders captains run at Canberra Stadium.

Jon Tuxworth NRL great Petero Civoniceva hopes the Sandor Earl drugs scandal is the catalyst that cleans up the sport, and insists that injury is no excuse for taking short cuts.

Rugby League

Henry in the frame for top job as Canberra deny targeting Stuart

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 01:  Eels coach Ricky Stuart looks dejected during the round four NRL match between the Sydney Roosters and the Parramatta Eels at Allianz Stadium on April 1, 2013 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Matt King/Getty Images)

Jon Tuxworth Raiders chief executive Don Furner has denied the club has headhunted Ricky Stuart to be its next coach.


Tupou seizes chance

Canberra Raiders player Bill Tupou during training at Raiders HQ.  3 July 2013

Jon Tuxworth He's only been a Raider for two months, but coach David Furner's sacking impacted Bill Tupou more than most.


Good work forgotten after scandals

Canberra Raiders logo

Jon Tuxworth In among a week from hell for the Canberra Raiders, the good things the players do in the community have slipped through the cracks.


Meninga urges a tough line on Ferguson

Blake Ferguson

Jon Tuxworth Canberra Raiders great Mal Meninga has urged the NRL to make an example of Blake Ferguson and de-register him for next season, insisting it would be ''rewarding poor behaviour'' if he was allowed to...

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Mal's verdict: NRL should oust Ferguson

Jon Tuxworth Canberra Raiders legend Mal Meninga thinks the NRL should make an example of Blake Ferguson.


Friends become foes

Sport. The opposing rugby league coaches, who work together in a cleaning business, will line up against each other for this weekend's Canberra Raiders Cup grand final at Sieffert Oval. At left is Aaron Gorrell of the Queanbeyan Kangaroos and his boss, Simon Woolford of the Queanbeyan Kangaroos. August 29th. 2013 Canberra Times photograph by Graham Tidy.

Jon Tuxworth Coaches Simon Woolford and Aaron Gorrell want to take each other to the cleaners in Sunday's Canberra Raiders Cup grand final.


Reason for Earl's indifferent form revealed

Jon Tuxworth

Jon Tuxworth Sandor Earl’s form for the Canberra Raiders this year mirrored someone whose head is stuck in the clouds. We now know why.

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Rugby League

Dunemann firms in Raiders coaching race

SPORT: Canberra Raiders v Manly Warringah at Canberra Stadium, Bruce. Canberra Raiders interim coach Andrew Dunemann before the match. 25th August 2013 .Photo by MELISSA ADAMS of The Canberra Times.

Jon Tuxworth Raiders great Mal Meninga is expected arrive in Canberra this week to help the search for a new head coach.

Rugby League

Ferguson's Raiders days all but over

Blake Ferguson. Injured Canberra Raiders player Blake Ferguson at Erskineville Oval with Anthony Mundine and the Alexandria Rovers.
Thursday 22nd August, 2013
Photos: Anthony Johnson

Jon Tuxworth, Chris Dutton Blake Ferguson's Canberra career appears over - the star centre is on the outer with several teammates and the Raiders are desperate to repair the club's culture by taking a tough stance on player...

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Raiders likely to snub Ferguson for rest of year as he plans exit strategy


Jon Tuxworth, Chris Dutton Blake Ferguson's Canberra career appears to be over. The star centre seems to be on the outer with several teammates and the Raiders look desperate to repair the club's culture by taking a tough...

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