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Jon Tuxworth

Jon Tuxworth is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

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Raiders out to prove their worth

Jon Tuxworth Canberra Raiders hooker Glen Buttriss says several players used the club's aggressive recruitment drive as motivation to show their worth and end a horror form slump against North Queensland on...

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West Belconnen continue Canberra Raiders Cup resurgence with draw against Goulburn

Goulburn player-coach Mick Picker.

Jon Tuxworth Goulburn's Mick Picker says the days of West Belconnen being the competition ''easybeats'' are over.

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Canberra Raiders close in on James Tedesco and Michael Ennis

Wests Tigers fullback James Tedesco is in the Raiders' sights.

Lee Gaskin and Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Raiders are closing in on two of their key recruitment targets, with Wests Tigers fullback James Tedesco and Canterbury captain Michael Ennis both in their sights.

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Canberra Raiders smash North Queensland Cowboys to snap three-game losing streak

Canberra fullback Anthony Milford on the run against North Queensland.

Jon Tuxworth Canberra showed with a 42-12 win over a depleted North Queensland that it won't give up on this NRL season without a fight.

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Cornish to make long-awaited NRL debut

Mitch Cornish enjoys a joke at Raiders training on Wednesday.

Jon Tuxworth If his mother had her way, Mitch Cornish would idolise Harry Kewell, not Ricky Stuart or Laurie Daley.

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Bearded Brophy puts Bushrangers wins before tries

Jon Tuxworth Michael Brophy's unkempt beard leaves no doubt he's a Tuggeranong Bushranger through and through. 

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Josh Mansour, James Tedesco on Canberra Raiders' wishlist

Josh Mansour in action against the Raiders last weekend.

Jon Tuxworth Josh Mansour, James Tedesco and their manager Sam Ayoub have met with the Canberra Raiders.

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Canberra Raiders unveil one-off jersey for Cowboys clash

Canberra Raiders lock Shaun Fensom models the yellow jersey the side will wear against North Queensland on Sunday.

Jon Tuxworth It may cost him another big hit to the back pocket, but Canberra Raiders lock Shaun Fensom believes coach Ricky Stuart did the right thing by standing up for his players after the drama-filled loss...

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Dragons in talks to sign Raiders prop Tom Learoyd-Lahrs

Tom Learoyd-Lahrs at Raiders training on Wednesday.

Jon Tuxworth Another big-name Canberra Raider could sign with St George Illawarra within weeks.

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Mitch Cornish not out to be Canberra Raiders saviour

Mitch Cornish enjoys a joke at Raiders training on Wednesday.

Jon Tuxworth Mitch Cornish admits the pressure from Raiders fans to be the side's saviour once consumed him. 

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What we learned: Canberra Raiders v Penrith Panthers

Jack Wighton was more impressive in the centres after failing to fire at five-eighth over the opening nine rounds.

Jon Tuxworth What we learned: Raiders v Panthers

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Canberra Raiders coach Ricky Stuart blasts referees after controversial NRL loss to Penrith Panthers

Ricky Stuart

Jon Tuxworth Ricky Stuart launched a scathing spray at the referees after Canberra's 26-20 loss to Penrith on Sunday.

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Leaner Michael Bani ready to spearhead Goulburn Bulldogs in Canberra Raiders Cup

Michael Bani is looking to impress with Goulburn this season.

Jon Tuxworth Michael Bani once weighed more than Green Machine props Tom Learoyd-Lahrs and David Shillington. 

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Canberra Raiders captain Terry Campese out to silence critics against Penrith Panthers

Terry Campese enjoys a joke with Anthony Milford at Raiders training on Saturday.

Jon Tuxworth Canberra skipper Terry Campese wants to ''prove everyone wrong''.

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Josh McCrone ready to lead Canberra Raiders out of NRL slump

Jon Tuxworth Josh McCrone has had enough of feeling ''helpless'' sitting on the bench while his teammates struggle on the field. 

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Canberra Raiders' Mosese Pangai's long journey back to the NRL

Mosese Pangai trains with the Raiders this week.

Jon Tuxworth Mosese Pangai, a 107-kilogram winger, has had more NRL clubs than NRL matches.

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Jack Wighton five-eighth experiment not scrapped yet: Canberra Raiders

The Raiders haven't ruled out re-uniting Jack Wighton and Terry Campese in the halves after this weekend.

Jon Tuxworth Jack Wighton five-eighth experiment isn't scrapped just yet, the Canberra Raiders insist.

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West Belconnen Warriors lose to Tuggeranong Bushrangers in Canberra Raiders Cup

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Jon Tuxworth West Belconnen coach Justin Giteau remained a model of calmness as his side lost to Tuggeranong.

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Jordan Macey second-half blitz inspires Roos to win over Scholars

Sport.  Canberra Region Rugby League, Queanbeyan Kangaroos vs Belconnen United Scholars at Freebody Oval.   Queanbeyan Kangaroos player Jordan Macey.  10 May 2014  Canberra Times photo by Jeffrey Chan

Jon Tuxworth Queanbeyan Kangaroos coach Aaron Gorrell should bottle the half-time spray he aimed at Jordan Macey after the playmaker tore Belconnen United to shreds in a 36-18 win at Freebody Oval on Saturday.

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Belconnen United coach Matt Britt hopes his injury has silver lining

12th May 2012. Sport.  Journalist Jon Tuxworth.  Canberra Times Photo by Jeffrey Chan. Belconnen United Scholars player Brent Crisp gets tackled during the match at West Belconnen Leagues Club.

Jon Tuxworth Rookie Belconnen United coach Matt Britt is shattered injury has ended his playing hopes, but he need only look at his opposite number this week to know it may be a blessing in disguise.