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Jon Tuxworth

Jon Tuxworth is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

Rugby League

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.

Rugby League

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.

League

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.

League

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

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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.

League

Finals pain yet to sink in: Croker

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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.

Rugby League

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.

League

Champagne Campese keeps Raiders in finals hunt

Shaun Fensom

Jon Tuxworth Champagne Campese keeps Raiders in finals hunt

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League

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.

League

Aaron Gorrell makes comeback in Queanbeyan Kangaroos win

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Jon Tuxworth Queanbeyan Kangaroos coach Aaron Gorrell has stopped short of confirming a full scale comeback after playing his first match in over a year since retiring through injury.

League

Canberra Raiders in danger of worst home record in club history

Josh McCrone is primed for a big game against the Rabbitohs.

Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Raiders are in danger of finishing with the worst home record in club history and erasing the 1982 wooden spooners from the history books. 

David Shillington to use clash with Burgess boys to push for Four Nations berth

David Shillington is aiming for national selection at the end of the season.

Jon Tuxworth Canberra Raiders prop David Shillington will use Monday night's stoush with South Sydney's Burgess brothers as an audition to reignite his representative career and push for a Four Nations berth.

Melbourne Storm v Canberra Raiders

Storm v Raiders live blog.

Jon Tuxworth The Melbourne Storm host the Canberra Raiders at AAMI Park, from 5.0pm (AEST) Saturday.

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League

Melbourne Storm shut down Anthony Milford in crucial 28-14 win over Canberra Raiders

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Jon Tuxworth No Anthony Milford, no Canberra Raiders?

League

Canberra Raider Reece Robinson to resolve his future soon, says manager

Reece Robinson.

Jon Tuxworth Canberra Raiders winger Reece Robinson has attracted solid interest from rival clubs.

League

Slater urges Milford to embrace challenge of being the 'go to' man

Anthony Milford is tackled by Storm's Cooper Cronk on Saturday.

Jon Tuxworth Billy Slater says Anthony Milford must learn to deal with the pressure of being a marked man. 

League

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.

League

Gungahlin Bulls coach backs Lincoln Withers to step up in ''must win'' game

Gungahlin Bulls No.7 Lincoln Withers, right, with teammate Dave Howell.

Jon Tuxworth Gungahlin coach Michael Slater has backed star half Lincoln Withers to find his best form this week.

League

Anthony Milford magic pilots Canberra Raiders to win on the Gold Coast

Fullback on fire: Canberra's Anthony Milford was instrumental in the big win over the Titans on the Gold Coast.

Jon Tuxworth Canberra whiz kid Anthony Milford gave Queensland rugby league fans a dress rehearsal of the treat in store for them next year with a majestic two-try display in Canberra’s 36-20 win on the...

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