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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

Canberra Raiders clear Josh Papalii of any breach

John and Josh Papalii.

Jon Tuxworth Canberra club clear star forward after reports of a crowd disturbance at Sunday's Canberra Raiders Cup semi-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

Paul Vaughan

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...

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

Cummins happy to go unnoticed

Nrl referee Ben Cummins.

Jon Tuxworth The NRL's referees have never been under more pressure, but Canberra whistleblower Ben Cummins isn't fazed.

League

Club doctors fear success is bigger priority than safety

9th SEPTEMBER- 2012 -SPORT -STORY JON TUXWORTH- THE CANBERRA TIMES- PHOTO BY MELISSA ADAMS.
Canberra Raiders v Sharks at Canberra Stadium. Raiders player, Jarrod Croker leaves the field after sustaining a head injury.

Jon Tuxworth Canberra Raiders doctor Wilson Lo has confirmed there is simmering discontent within the NRL medical ranks, admitting some of his colleagues feel sidelined as some clubs put on-field success ahead of...

League

Kangaroos out to turn tables on Blues

Jon Tuxworth Last year's grand final loss still hurts, but Kangaroos' Jordan Macey believes it could provide a blueprint to a premiership.

League

Dunemann quick to deal with upheaval

Sport- Raiders Caretaker coach Andrew Dunemann holds his first press conference in the role. Canberra times photo by Karleen Minney.  22nd August 2013.

Chris Dutton, Jon Tuxworth Interim Canberra Raiders coach Andrew Dunemann is adamant his team will not suffer from a week of turmoil.

Rugby League

York wins McIntyre Medal in a thriller

Sport: Raiders Cup Season Launch. Left: Daniel York from Goulburn Workers and Trevor Thurling from Queanbeyan Blues. 17th of April 2013. Canberra Times Photograph by Katherine Griffiths.

Jon Tuxworth Hard working lock Daniel York was rewarded for an outstanding Canberra Raiders Cup season by winning the Les McIntyre Medal as the competition’s best and fairest player.

League

Milford raids Meninga Medal

NEWS: Canberra Raiders annual presentation night at the AIS arena,
Bruce. Raiders players l-r Anthony Milford and Sami Sauiluma. 11th
September 2013. Photo by MELISSA ADAMS of The Canberra Times


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Jon Tuxworth Anthony Milford has become only the third teenager to win the Mal Meninga Medal.

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