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Jon Tuxworth

Jon Tuxworth is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

League

Canberra Raiders slash ticket prices for grand final reunion clash against Canterbury Bulldogs

Jon Tuxworth Canberra rugby league royalty will be on hand for the Raiders next home game against Canterbury, but ticket prices have been slashed to commemorate the club's last premiership in 1994. 

Rugby League

Hawke fumes over cleanskin Tui's grand final ban

14   April  2012,   Canberra Times photo by RICHARD BRIGGS,  Belconnen United Scholars player Tsai Tui heads to the goal posts to score against the Queanbeyan Kangaroos at Northbourne Oval.

Jon Tuxworth Belconnen coach John Hawke believes the Canberra Raiders Cup judiciary system is in need of review, describing the decision to suspend prop Tsai Tui from this Sunday's grand final as ''harsh''.

Raider's arduous journey to grand final

27th September 2012, Story by Jon Tuxworth , Canberra Times Photograph by, Colleen Petch,  Raiders Toyota Cup prop Jeff Lynch at the Gungahlin Lakes Golf Club where he is an apprentice greenskeeper.

Jon Tuxworth JEFF LYNCH has worked hard to make the Toyota Cup decider.

League

Former Raider takes Wests Tigers to grand final victory

Jon Tuxworth The irony certainly wasn't lost on Todd Payten.

Play All Stars after grand final, says Furner

David Furner

Jon Tuxworth CANBERRA are disappointed with the transparency from All Stars medical staff after young gun Jack Wighton played in Saturday night's match with a sprained wrist.

League

Freakish field goal helps put Raiders into grand final

Jon Tuxworth SOME divine intervention from the football gods helped the Canberra Raiders storm into the SG Ball Cup grand final with a dramatic 33-32 extra time win over Sydney Roosters at St Mary's yesterday.

League

Tigers beat Raiders in SG Ball grand final

Jon Tuxworth IN 1989, Tigers legend Ben Elias slumped to the turf in despair after Canberra outlasted Balmain in the 1989 grand final.

League

Kevin Proctor narrows down suitors to Raiders and Storm

The hunt is on for Kevin Proctor.

Jon Tuxworth The race for Melbourne forward Kevin Proctor's signature is down to two clubs, with the Kiwi international to soon decide between the Canberra Raiders and the Storm.

League

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. 

League

Greats back Raiders star Paul Vaughan to emulate Brenton Lawrence's rise

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Jon Tuxworth Former Country forward Andrew Ryan has backed Canberra's Paul Vaughan to make the same whirlwind progression as Manly's Brenton Lawrence, adamant big, fast and agile props will soon be the norm in...

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

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.

League

Michael Bani bolsters star-studded Goulburn in Canberra Raiders Cup

Former Manly star Michael Bani will play for Goulburn.

Jon Tuxworth He's the NRL cult hero who grew up chasing dugongs in the Torres Strait, now Michael Bani is chasing a Canberra Raiders Cup premiership with Goulburn. 

League

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...

League

Stuart wants Raiders to bond quickly

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Coach Ricky Stuart unveils the clubs new billboard outside Raiders HQ
The Canberra Times
31 October 2013
Photo Jay Cronan
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Jon Tuxworth Ricky Stuart will use the opening weeks of his tenure to forge a ''nice, strong bond'' with his players.

Rugby Union

Brumbies inspire the Raiders

WOLLONGONG, AUSTRALIA - JULY 27:  Anthony Milford of the Raiders is congratulated by Terry Campese of the Raiders after scoring a try during the round 20 match between the St George Illawarra Dragons and the Canberra Raiders at WIN Stadium on July 27, 2013 in Wollongong, Australia.  (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Raiders have written letters of support to cross town cousins ACT Brumbies before their Super rugby final showdown against the Waikato Chiefs on Saturday.

League

Dunemann pushes youth factor

8 April 2012, photo by STUART WALMSLEY. Round six Toyota Cup rugby league. Canberra Raiders v New Zealand Warriors at Canberra Stadium. Raiders.coach Andrew Dunemann.

Jon Tuxworth Raiders assistant coach Andrew Dunemann is set to apply for the vacant Cowboys post.

League

Blues get timely title reminder

Bushranger Reinhold Kamilo is tackled.

Jon Tuxworth Queanbeyan Blues were given a timely warning they can't expect to coast to the title in a 42-30 win over Tuggeranong.

League

McIntyre proud of Raiders legacy

News
Canberra Raiders chairman John McIntyre will step down as chairman from his duties.
The Canberra Times
31 October 2013
Photo Jay Cronan

Jon Tuxworth John McIntyre has seen it all in three decades with his beloved club, writes Jon Tuxworth.

League

Dunemann has Cowboys interview

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Jon Tuxworth Raiders assistant coach Andrew Dunemann has been interviewed for the Cowboys' head coaching job.