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Jon Tuxworth

Jon Tuxworth is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

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Canberra Raiders overlook Terry Campese for clash with Cronulla

Jon Tuxworth Raiders skipper overlooked for selection for Sunday's trip to Cronulla, despite being passed fit.

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Jordan Rapana on a mission to be the Canberra Raiders' new No.1 gun

Jordan Rapana will return to the NRL with the Raiders on Saturday.

Jon Tuxworth Is Jordan Rapana the cut-priced saviour to the Canberra Raiders' fullback dilemma?

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The shunned, the favoured: Player-time stats reveal Ricky Stuart's plan for Canberra Raiders

Big-name recruit Bill Tupou has played only five games for the Raiders in 2014.

Jon Tuxworth These are the statistics that show why the Canberra Raiders NRL squad is in need of a major overhaul and why coach Ricky Stuart is pleading with fans to be patient as he rebuilds the team.

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NZ Warriors coach Andrew McFadden insists he doesn't have point to prove in Canberra return

Acting head coach of the Warriors Andrew McFadden.

Jon Tuxworth New Zealand Warriors coach Andrew McFadden still has a ''soft spot'' for the Raiders, but says there is no room for sentiment with his side's finals hopes on the line at Canberra Stadium on Sunday.

Jordan Rapana signs new one year deal with Canberra Raiders

Jordan Rapana has signed a new one year deal with the Raiders

Jon Tuxworth Canberra Raiders 'comeback kid' Jordan Rapana has capped off a memorable week by re-signing with the club for next season. 

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Manager of off-contract Mitch Cornish bides his time for contract talks

Young Raiders gun Mitch Cornish is off contract at the end of next year.

Jon Tuxworth The manager of Canberra Raiders youngster Mitch Cornish says he doesn't plan on starting contract extension talks with the club ''until the timing's right''. 

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Paul Vaughan challenges Canberra Raiders to continue round of upsets to avoid wooden spoon

Paul Vaughan is adamant the Raiders can avoid the wooden spoon.

Jon Tuxworth Canberra Raiders prop Paul Vaughan has challenged the side.

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Embarrassed Raiders 'sharing the pain' of supporters

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Jon Tuxworth Disconsolate Canberra Raiders players labelled their latest inept showing against Souths as ''embarrassing'' and assured fans they're sharing their pain after a ninth loss in 11 games. 

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Canberra Raiders versus South Sydney - What we learned

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Jon Tuxworth All the talking points from the Rabbitohs' 34-18 win over Canberra.

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Ricky Stuart blasts Canberra Raiders after loss to South Sydney Rabbitohs

Canberra Raiders v South Sydney Rabbitohs at Canberra Stadium.

Jon Tuxworth Canberra coach Ricky Stuart labelled his side’s basic errors of ‘’Queensland or NSW Cup standard’’ as the Raiders’ wooden spoon odds shortened with a 34-18 home...

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Jeremy Hawkins to debut for Canberra Raiders against Gold Coast

Canberra Raiders debutant Jeremy Hawkins.

Jon Tuxworth Hawkins joins Mitch Cornish, Shannon Boyd, Matt Allwood and Brenko Lee on Raiders' 2014 debutant list.

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Canberra Raiders' Reece Robinson gets late reprieve for Gold Coast Titans clash

Reece Robinson is off contract at the end of the season and must seize his chance to prove his long-term worth.

Jon Tuxworth The salary cap drama which cost Canberra Raiders rookie Jeremy Hawkins a debut has given Reece Robinson a chance to play for his future.

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Helping Canberra Raiders avoid NRL wooden spoon is Josh Papalii's focus, not Origin selection

Josh Papalii is more focused on the Raiders than Origin selection.

Jon Tuxworth Raiders star Josh Papalii has vowed to do whatever it takes to help the club avoid "winning" its first wooden spoon in 32 years.

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Time to 'drip feed' young talent for Canberra Raiders: Ben Ikin

Alan Tongue says Jack Ahearn is ready to step up to first grade for the Raiders.

Jon Tuxworth Ben Ikin has warned against the Raiders against throwing too many youngsters into the deep end.

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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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Canberra Raider Paul Vaughan faces one game suspension

Paul Vaughan

Jon Tuxworth Canberra's forward pack has been further decimated with prop Paul Vaughan facing a one-match ban for a crusher tackle on Todd Lowrie in Monday night's 28-4 loss to Brisbane. 

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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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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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Canberra Raiders brace to cope without Shaun Fensom

Injury scans have proved inconclusive for Raiders star Shaun Fensom.

Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Raiders insist they're better prepared than before to cope with life without Shaun Fensom after rallying in his absence against Souths.

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Tom Learoyd-Lahrs hell-bent on NRL return

Canberra Raiders player Tom Learoyd-Lahrs says he's ready for the challenge of NRL and earning a new contract.

Jon Tuxworth Raiders prop Tom Learoyd-Lahrs he faces a battle emerging from the NRL wilderness.