Jon Tuxworth

Jon Tuxworth

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Canberra Raiders still strong despite David Shillington injury, says Brett White

Jon Tuxworth Brett White has backed the Raiders' front row to lift should injured prop David Shillington miss the start of the season.

Rugby League

Terry Campese right to go despite lack of trial matches

Jon Tuxworth Canberra Raiders skipper Terry Campese is adamant he is not in danger of being underdone for round one, declaring himself 100 per cent fit.

Rugby League

Raiders loss fails to dampen Stuart's mood

Jon Tuxworth Canberra Raiders prop David Shillington is in doubt for the start of the NRL season after suffering a rib cartilage injury in Saturday's 34-14 trial loss to Newcastle in Tamworth.

League

NRL: Raiders confident of warding off Shaun Fensom suitors

SPORT  - Raiders two time best and fairest winner Shaun Fensom , Bruce  Canberra.                                                              28th  February  2013.                                                                                                                                                                  Photo by, Colleen Petch of The Canberra Times.

Jon Tuxworth The Raiders are hopeful Shaun Fensom's future will be resolved within the next few days.

Rugby League

Terry Campese set for switch as Canberra Raiders coach Ricky Stuart weighs attack

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Portrait of The Canberra Raiders' Terry Campese
Filed: Thursday, 30 January 2014 6:26:12 pm 
Photo by Rohan Thomson, The Canberra Times

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Jon Tuxworth Canberra back-rower Josh Papalii has hinted chief playmaker Terry Campese is likely to shift to the right edge as the Raiders prepare for a major overhaul of their attacking spine.

Rugby League

Canberra Raiders hooker Glen Buttriss says he's ready to take on dummy half

Glen Buttriss

Jon Tuxworth Luckless Canberra hooker Glen Buttriss has admitted he faces his stiffest test yet to lock up the Raiders No. 9 jersey.

Rugby League

Canberra Raiders doctor Wilson Lo backs move to bring independent doctors

Wilson Lo.

Jon Tuxworth Canberra doctor supports NRL plan to appoint independent doctors to assess players for concussion.

League

Canberra Raiders coach sees big picture after Auckland Nines losses

AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND - FEBRUARY 15: Mitch Cornish of the Raiders makes a break to score a try during the match between the New Zealand Warriors and the Canberra Raiders in the Auckland NRL Nines at Eden Park on February 15, 2014 in Auckland, New Zealand.  (Photo by Hannah Peters/Getty Images)

Jon Tuxworth Raiders assistant Matt Parish was looking at the big picture after a winless start to the club's Auckland Nines campaign.

League

NRL: Josh McCrone won't shirk defensive duties

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Portrait of The Canberra Raiders' Josh McCrone
Filed: Thursday, 30 January 2014 6:26:05 pm 
Photo by Rohan Thomson, The Canberra Times

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Jon Tuxworth Canberra Raiders half-cum-hooker Josh McCrone is bracing for an early baptism of fire by rival packs.

League

Auckland Nines: Ricky Stuart's team is on the money

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Luke Bateman during Raiders' training on Wednesday afternoon.
Filed: Wednesday, 12 February 2014 4:22:03 pm 
Photo by Rohan Thomson, The Canberra Times

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Jon Tuxworth Luke Bateman helping the Canberra Raiders launch the Auckland Nines launch was a clear message from Ricky Stuart.

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NRL: Canberra Raiders ready to feel the heat

GOLD COAST, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 17:  Jarrod Croker of the Raiders looks on in an extended drinks break during the round two NRL match between the Gold Coast Titans and the Canberra Raiders at Skilled Park on March 17, 2013 on the Gold Coast, Australia.  (Photo by Matt Roberts/Getty Images)

Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Raiders will have no excuses for again wilting in the March heat this year.

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Rugby League

Cornish impressive in trial as Raiders see off Storm without injuries

Jon Tuxworth Ricky Stuart was only concerned with one number after Saturday's 20-12 trial win in Melbourne - zero injuries.

Rugby League

Trim David Shillington keen to flex muscle for Canberra Raiders

Canberra Times socials- Menslink Breakfast. Photo by Lyn Mills.  September 2013. Dave and Sonia Shillington.

Jon Tuxworth He may have stepped down from the Canberra Raiders leadership group, but David Shillington is ''excited'' about taking on extra responsibility at home as he awaits the arrival of his first child.

Rugby League

Raiders Mitch Cornish and Jack Wighton want to be next long-term halves combination

Canberra Times - Sport - 2014 February 1 -
Mitch Cornish and Jack Wighton are set to play in the halves for the first trial
Photo Elesa Kurtz

Jon Tuxworth Mitch Cornish says he and Jack Wighton have their sights set on forging the Raiders' next long-term halves combination.

League

Jarrod Croker backs Ricky Stuart's call to keep star Raiders out of Nines firing line

Jon Tuxworth Canberra centre Jarrod Croker has defended the club's decision to field a weakened Auckland Nines side.

League

Jack Wighton to wear No.6 for Canberra Raiders

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Portrait of The Canberra Raiders' Jack Wighton
Filed: Thursday, 30 January 2014 6:26:00 pm 
Photo by Rohan Thomson, The Canberra Times

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Jon Tuxworth Jack Wighton will be given his chance to stake a claim for the Raiders' No.6 jersey.

League

Raider David Shillington welcomes tough line on dangerous tackles

Canberra player David Shillington.

Jon Tuxworth David Shillington has applauded the NRL's tough new stance on cannonball and crusher tackles.

League

Slide in club memberships throws Canberra Raiders

SPORT: Canberra Raiders v Melbourne Storm at Canberra stadium, Bruce. Raiders fans brave the cold conditions.. 4th August 2013 .Photo by MELISSA ADAMS of The Canberra Times..

Jon Tuxworth, Lee Gaskin The Canberra Raiders have talked up a new culture but fans are still to be convinced.

League

Brett White says Canberra Raiders eager to put turmoil behind them

Jon Tuxworth Raiders vice-captain Brett White believes the turmoil that crippled the club's 2013 season is behind them

England prop Lee Mossop eyes round 10 for debut with Parramatta Eels

Lee Mossop

James Macsmith, Jon Tuxworth England prop Lee Mossop has revealed he won't be fit to make his Parramatta debut until mid-season as he recovers from shoulder surgery.