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Jon Tuxworth

Jon Tuxworth is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

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All-in brawl mars Tigers' Holden Cup win

Tigers

Jon Tuxworth A handful of under-20 players are facing hefty suspensions after an ugly all-in brawl in Wests Tigers' 36-24 Holden Cup win over Canberra Raiders at Campbelltown on Saturday night.

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Grand finalists still adjusting to life after stars

Jon Tuxworth Queanbeyan Kangaroos and Belconnen United remain confident of contesting a wide-open Canberra Raiders Cup.

Shillington tipped to grab Tigers by the tail

David Shillington

Jon Tuxworth Canberra have backed dumped Maroon David Shillington to use his snub as motivation to ''prove people wrong'' against Wests Tigers at Campbelltown on Saturday night.

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Wighton gets skipper's nod for Ferguson

Jon Tuxworth Canberra skipper Terry Campese has backed youngster Jack Wighton as the ideal replacement for Blake Ferguson at centre.

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Shillo to prove Origin axing wrong

Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Raiders have backed dumped Maroons prop David Shillington to rebound from his Origin axing.

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Dragons warn Raiders over Williams

Jon Tuxworth St George Illawarra has threatened to withdraw its offer to out-of-favour Canberra halfback Sam Williams.

Sing it from the rooftops: how Raiders renegades became Blues brothers

Josh Dugan.

Jon Tuxworth The whirlwind transformation of Blake Ferguson and Josh Dugan from booze brothers to Blues brothers is complete after Dugan was named in the NSW side on Sunday for State of Origin II.

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Campese's hardship has a silver lining

Jon Tuxworth Raiders coach insists the return to form of Terry Campese is not the sole reason behind side's resurgence.

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Rapana to ease way back with Raiders

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Queanbeyan Blues player Jordan Ropana in action against West Belconnen Warriors. 
The Canberra Times
16 June 2013
Photo Jay Cronan

Jon Tuxworth Jordan Rapana may have to wait a while longer to make an NRL return after a quiet showing for Queanbeyan.

Maroons say they don't need biff as Gallen and Papalii prepare for face-off

Josh Papalii.

Jon Tuxworth Former Queensland hooker Kerrod Walters says the Maroons won't be bothered by the NRL's hard-line stance on fighting, insisting they would view winning Origin II as the ultimate square-up.

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Cornish injury blow sours victory

SPORT - Mitch Cornish wrestle's with Shaun Berrigan  training this morning at Bruce HQ, Bruce, Canberra.                            3rd April  2013.                                                                                                                                                                    Photo by, Colleen Petch of The Canberra Times.

Jon Tuxworth Holden Cup: Saturday's 32-18 win could come at a cost after halfback Mitch Cornish suffered an ankle injury.

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Croker cleared of serious knee injury

CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 15:  Jarrod Croker of the Raiders watches from the sideline after being injured during the round 14 NRL match between the Canberra Raiders and the Penrtih Panthers at Canberra Stadium on June 15, 2013 in Canberra, Australia.  (Photo by Stefan Postles/Getty Images)

Jon Tuxworth Raiders coach David Furner breathed a sigh of relief after centre Jarrod Croker was cleared of serious injury.

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Manua helps Papalii get back on track

30th August  2012, Story by Lee Gaskin  , Canberra Times Photo, Colleen Petch,  Canberra raider's players and brothers (L) John Papalii and (R) Josh Papalii at Raiders HQ this afternoon.

Jon Tuxworth A former fringe NRL player is helping John Papalii, brother of Raiders enforcer Josh, keep his own NRL dream alive.

Croker ruled OK after knee injury scare

Jarrod Croker

Jon Tuxworth Canberra Raiders coach David Furner admitted he breathed a huge sigh of relief after centre Jarrod Croker was cleared of a serious knee injury during Saturday's 24-12 win against Penrith.

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What we learned: Raiders v Panthers

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Raiders player Reece Robinson in action in the game against Penrith at Canberra Stadium.
The Canberra Times
15 June 2013
Photo Jay Cronan

Jon Tuxworth The big talking points from Canberra's 24-12 win over Penrith at Canberra Stadium.

Injuries hold back Raiders' advance

CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 15:  Dean Whare of the Panthers is tackled during the round 14 NRL match between the Canberra Raiders and the Penrtih Panthers at Canberra Stadium on June 15, 2013 in Canberra, Australia.  (Photo by Stefan Postles/Getty Images)

Jon Tuxworth They're making a surge toward the top four, but Canberra's outside back depth is reaching crisis point after Jarrod Croker injured his left knee in last night's 24-12 win over Penrith.

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Impressive Raiders try to keep a lid on hype

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Raiders player josh mccrone  in action during the game against Penrith at Canberra stadium.
The Canberra times
15 June 2013
Photo jay cronan
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Jon Tuxworth Are the Canberra Raiders the major threat to the top four?

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Raiders surge past Panthers

Jon Tuxworth They’re making a surge toward the top four, but injuries could become a concern for the Raiders.

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Twin terrors: Robinson lads finally meet on centre stage

Reece Robinson

Jon Tuxworth If the Robinson twins had their way, they'd be playing their first NRL match together on the same team, not against each other.

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Robinsons dream of playing on same team

1st SEPTEMBER 2010 - SPORT - PHOTO BY MARINA NEIL - STORY JAMES BUCKELY - THE CANBERRA TIMES - Twin brothers and rugby league players, Reece Robinson for the Canberra Raiders and Travis Robinson for the Queanbeyan Kangaroos.   SPECIAL 1

Jon Tuxworth If the Robinson twins had their way, they'd be playing their first NRL match together on the same team.