Jon Tuxworth

Jon Tuxworth

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Champagne Campese keeps Raiders in finals hunt

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Jon Tuxworth Champagne Campese keeps Raiders in finals hunt

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Shortened finals likely after rain

Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Raiders Cup finals series is likely to be condensed by a week to accommodate Sunday's washed-out fixtures.

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Rams squander a half-time lead to miss finals spot

Mitch Vincent scores a try for the Woden Valley Rams during the game against Belconnen United Scholars.

Jon Tuxworth The sight of Woden Valley skipper Josh Burns with his head in his hands after Saturday's loss to Belconnen United said it all.

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Raiders' finals hopes take a hit as Fensom ruled out

SPORT: Canberra Raiders v Melbourne Storm at Canberra stadium, Bruce. Raiders player Shaun Fensom reacts after the Storms scored another try. 4th August 2013 .Photo by MELISSA ADAMS of The Canberra Times..

Jon Tuxworth Canberra Raiders star Shaun Fensom has been ruled out for four to six weeks with a thumb injury in a major blow to the NRL club's finals hopes.

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Raiders' finals hopes crushed

CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA - JULY 29:  Reece Robinson of the Raiders is tackled during the round 21 NRL match between the Canberra Raiders and the Newcastle Knights at Canberra Stadium on July 29, 2012 in Canberra, Australia.  (Photo by Stefan Postles/Getty Images)

Jon Tuxworth Canberra skipper David Shillington has challenged his side to adopt its trench warfare road formula at home after the Raiders were embarrassed 36-6 by Newcastle at Canberra Stadium yesterday.

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Raiders' clean bill of finals health

CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA - AUGUST 05:  Shaun Fensom of the Raiders celebrates his try with team mates Josh McCrone and Josh Papalii during the round 22 NRL match between the Canberra Raiders and the Brisbane Broncos at Canberra Stadium on August 5, 2012 in Canberra, Australia.  (Photo by Mark Nolan/Getty Images)

Jon Tuxworth Sometime this week, a hotel bill Don Furner didn’t budget for will land on his desk. But the Canberra Raiders boss won't care less after it helped them earn two priceless points against Brisbane this...

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Raiders halfback says he'll be right for finals

Sam Williams.

Jon Tuxworth Canberra halfback Sam Williams is adamant he will be fit for a potential Raiders finals campaign should he be ruled out of this Sunday’s final round clash with the Warriors.

Finals blow: Croker ruled out of Souths clash

9TH SEPTEMBER- 2012 -SPORT -STORY JON TUIXWORTH- THE CANBERRA TIMES- PHOTO BY MELISSA ADAMS.
CANBERRA RAIDERS V CRONULLA SHARKS AT CANBERRA STADIUM.  Raiders player Jarrod Croker.

Jon Tuxworth Raiders pointscoring ace Jarrod Croker has been ruled out of Saturday's elimination final against Souths with a fractured cheekbone, in a massive blow to Canberra’s premiership hopes.

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Finals pain yet to sink in: Croker

9TH SEPTEMBER- 2012 -SPORT -STORY JON TUIXWORTH- THE CANBERRA TIMES- PHOTO BY MELISSA ADAMS.
CANBERRA RAIDERS V CRONULLA SHARKS AT CANBERRA STADIUM.  Raiders player Jarrod Croker.

Jon Tuxworth His busted cheekbone is painful enough, but Canberra centre Jarrod Croker expects the agony of missing tonight's final against South Sydney to finally hit home when his teammates take to the field.

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Croker kicks his finals demons

SPORT: Raiders v Roosters at Canberra stadium,Bruce. Raiders player Jarrod Croker kicks the winning goal.   7th April 2013. Photo by MELISSA ADAMS of The Canberra Times..

Jon Tuxworth Jarrod Croker's mental demons after missing that penalty goal in the 2010 finals are now dead and buried.

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Famous surnames no burden for junior Raiders

Junior Raiders, (L-R) Lachlan Croker (nephew of Jason Croker), Lachlan Lewis (nephew of Wally Lewis) and Zac Woolford (son of Simon. Woolford).

Jon Tuxworth Their uncles are rugby league royalty, but Canberra Raiders SG Ball coach Peter Marrapodi has backed his halves pairing Lachlan Croker and Lachlan Lewis to avoid being burdened by their famous...

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Canberra Raiders to keep faith in outside back stocks

Canberra youngster Jack Wighton.

Jon Tuxworth The Raiders are likely to resist recruiting outside back reinforcements, despite Edrick Lee's injury.

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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.

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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.

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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'.

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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.
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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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Terry Campese geared for big year, says Sterling

Terry Campese

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

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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.

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Canberra's season at the crossroads

Jon Tuxworth THE last time the Canberra Raiders lost to Wests Tigers in the wet, it was labelled one of the worst defeats in club history.

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What we learned: Rabbitohs vs Raiders

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 28: Ben Te'o of the Rabbitohs is tackled during the round 16 NRL match between the South Sydney Rabbitohs and the Canberra Raiders at ANZ Stadium on June 28, 2013 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Mark Nolan/Getty Images)

Jon Tuxworth All the talking points from the Rabbitohs' big win over the Raiders