Jon Tuxworth

Jon Tuxworth

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.

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NRL: Dane Tilse predicts happy finale for Anthony Milford

Jon Tuxworth Canberra prop Dane Tilse backs young half Anthony Milford to revel in the happier vibe around the club.

League

NRL push into China hits snag

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Jon Tuxworth The proposed NRL game between Manly and Canberra in China next year looks likely to be scrapped.

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Canberra Raiders lighten up for new season

Sport. Canberra Raiders players visit the Tuggeranong Hyperdome to hand out junior memberships. Captain, Terry Campese with 4 year old Alexander Brown of Conder. December 16th. 2013 Canberra Times photograph by Graham Tidy

Jon Tuxworth They'll be a more lean and mean Green Machine, but Canberra Raiders skipper Terry Campese insists Anthony Milford's return will ensure they'll be no lightweights next year.

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Canberra's Brett White backs his teammate Terry Campese to have a big season

Sport.   Canberra Raiders player Brett White, centre, chatting to team mates on the side lines [he did not participate in training] during training at Raiders Belconnen in Holt, Brett is back in Canberra after playing for Ireland in the Rugby League World Cup.   13 December 2013. Canberra Times photo by Jeffrey  Chan.

Jon Tuxworth Raiders prop Brett White believes Terry Campese's decision to withdraw from the World Cup will revive his career.

Anthony Milford reports to Raiders HQ

Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Raiders have received a major boost with Anthony Milford reporting to club headquarters today.

Rugby League

Decision looms on Canberra-Manly NRL match in Shenzhen, China

Jon Tuxworth The proposed Manly-Canberra NRL clash in China next year faces the scrap heap unless it is given the green light by early next week.

Rugby League

Call for more women at top in league to break down 'boy's club'

Blake Ferguson arrives at Sutherland Shire Court for a hearing after he was charged with indecent assault of a woman in Sydney, Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013. (AAP Image/Nikki Short) NO ARCHIVING

Jon Tuxworth A prominent club chief executive believes the NRL can help rehabilitate Blake Ferguson, but with the proviso he shows genuine remorse and a desire to improve himself as a person.

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Sports physician Dr Peter Fricker to review Raiders operations

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Jon Tuxworth He's helped some of Australia's best athletes to Olympic gold, but Dr Peter Fricker believes the Canberra Raiders' football operations don't require a radical overhaul to bounce back from the most...

League

Reece Robinson wants fullback jersey back long-term for Canberra Raiders

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Reece Robinson during warmups at the Raiders' captains run ahead of their match against the Roosters on Saturday
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Photo by Rohan Thomson, The Canberra Times

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Jon Tuxworth Canberra flyer Reece Robinson has his sights set on regaining the No.1 jersey long-term.

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Canberra Raiders rookie Paul Vaughan likes the hue of NSW blue

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Raiders player Paul Vaughan back home after the World Cup against Italy.
The Canberra Times
28 November 2013
Photo Jay Cronan

Jon Tuxworth Brett White believes Paul Vaughan could swap Italy's blue jumper for that of NSW.

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Terry Campese geared for big year, says Sterling

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Jon Tuxworth Parramatta great Peter Sterling has backed Raiders skipper Terry Campese to return to his best next season.

League

Ricky Stuart says NRL draw is unfair to Canberra Raiders fans

Ricky Stuart

Jon Tuxworth Canberra coach Ricky Stuart believes Raiders fans have copped a raw deal in the 2014 NRL draw.

League

Canberra Raiders' Brenko Lee puts aside homesick blues

SPORT: L-R Canberra Raiders players Branco Lee and Edrick Lee. 2016. 5th December 2013. Photo by MELISSA ADAMS of The Canberra Times.

Jon Tuxworth Gun youngster Brenko Lee reveals he nearly quit the Canberra Raiders before re-signing until the end of 2016.

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NRL 2014: Brett Kenny laments lost home showdown with Ricky Stuart

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Brumbies coach Stephen Larkham and Canberra Raiders coach Ricky Stuart ready for the 2014 season.
The Canberra Times
14 Novemeber 2013
Photo Jay Cronan

Jon Tuxworth Parramatta great Brett Kenny has questioned why the pressure has been taken off former coach Ricky Stuart by moving a home match against Canberra to Darwin.

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Canberra Raiders face tough start to season with horror early draw

Sport. Canberra Raiders training at their Bruce HQ. Player, Terry
Campese. December 3rd 2013 Canberra Times photograph by Graham Tidy.


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Jon Tuxworth The Ricky Stuart era at Canberra is set for a daunting start after the Raiders were given a horror early season draw including four of their first five games on the road.

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Canberra Raiders' Brett White and Paul Vaughan stand up for World Cup

Brett White playing for Ireland at the 2013 Rugby League World Cup. Photo: Getty Images

Jon Tuxworth Canberra Raiders prop Brett White has branded criticism of the World Cup as ''closed minded'.

League

Cash-strapped Yass doesn't want to rush return to top tier

Jon Tuxworth Yass Magpies are hopeful of returning to the Canberra Raiders Cup fold in 2015.

Rugby League

Josh Papalii's family has faith in their boy for World Cup

Sport. Canberra Raiders and Kangaroos representative player, Josh
Papalii's family at their Weetangerra home, will gather to watch him
play in the World Cup match on Saturday on TV. L to R rear, father
Patrick, brother, John, mother Luama and sisters, Crystal, left and
Tina. November 28th 2013 Canberra Times Photograph by Graham Tidy.


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Jon Tuxworth It was Josh Papalii's father, Patrick, who urged him to choose Australia over New Zealand. But Patrick Papalii couldn't convince Anthony Milford to remain at the Raiders long term.

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Poaching of Raiders' juniors a 'travesty of justice'

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Jon Tuxworth Souths Logan boss Jim McClelland has pleaded with the NRL to give Canberra Raiders more development support.