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Jon Tuxworth

Jon Tuxworth is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

League

Juniors realise grand final dreams in local rugby league deciders

SPORT: Junior rugby league grand finals at Canberra Stadium in Bruce. Under 16s Zone 1 grand final between West Belconnen Gold and Queanbeyan United Blues. From left, Gold players Dustin Lister and Harry Brown celebrate a try.14th September 2014 . Photo by Melissa Adams of The Canberra Times.

Jon Tuxworth Canberra Stadium may not have been a successful hunting ground for the Canberra Raiders this year, but the region's best juniors were able to live out their dreams when the Canberra junior rugby...

League

Queanbeyan Blues reverse last year's extra-time heartache with grand final win over Goulburn

Jon Tuxworth Queanbeyan Blues coach Simon Woolford played 262 NRL games, but his last premiership as a player was as a 17-year-old. 

League

NRL stars headline Canberra Raiders Cup grand final

Queanbeyan Blues captain Marc Herbert, left, with friend, now foe, Goulburn Bulldogs captain/coach Mick Picker.

Jon Tuxworth Marc Herbert won an SG Ball premiership and Mick Picker an under-20 title for Canberra Raiders, but only one will add a local premiership to their trophy cabinet on Sunday. 

League

David Pangai hopes brothers learn from his mistakes after guiding Queanbeyan Blues to grand final

SPORT:  The Canberra Raiders Cup first grade major semi final at Seiffert Oval, Queanbeyan. Queanbeyan Blues v Queanbeyan Kangaroos: centre: Blues player Dave Pangai celebrates his try ..  24th August 2014 .  Photo by Melissa Adams of The Canberra Times.

Jon Tuxworth Queanbeyan Blues forward David Pangai kicks himself reguarly over squandering his chance at the big time.

League

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

Friends and foes: Laurie Daley and Mal Meninga are returning to Canberra for the reunion of the 1994 grand final win after Origin II.

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. 

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

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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.

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''.

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

Queanbeyan coach praises veteran Goulburn prop Michael Dodson

Goulburn's Michael Dodson takes on the Queanbeyan Roos defence earlier this year.

Jon Tuxworth Queanbeyan Kangaroos coach Aaron Gorrell jokes he "got an invite to Michael Dodson's 50th" last year. 

League

Retiring Queanbeyan Blue Scott Rutland gets Father's Day wish with premiership

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Jon Tuxworth The only Father's Day present retiring Queanbeyan Blues prop Scott Rutland wanted was a picture with his kids holding the Canberra Raiders Cup trophy. 

League

Canberra Raiders secure back-to-back victories with win over Wests Tigers

Jack Wighton scores the second try for the Raiders.

Jon Tuxworth Who needs James Tedesco, Brett Stewart or Josh Hoffman?

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Bulldogs cap off memorable weekend for Goulburn

Jon Tuxworth As far as red-letter football weekends go, Goulburn will find the one they just enjoyed hard to top. 

League

Queanbeyan Kangaroo Jordan Macey wins Les McIntyre Medal

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Jon Tuxworth His team won't get a chance to defend its title in this Sunday's grand final, but Queanbeyan Kangaroo Jordan Macey received some consolation by winning the Les McIntyre Medal on Monday night. 

League

Canberra Raiders centre Jarrod Croker re-signs and on Kangaroos radar

Jarrod Croker is set to be rewarded for a great season with a new Raiders deal and a Wallabies train-on squad berth.

Jon Tuxworth, Chris Wilson Canberra Raiders centre Jarrod Croker has re-signed and is in the mix for the Australian train-on squad.

League

Goulburn's Nathan Chappell keen to finish Australian adventure with premiership

Goulburn player Nathan Chappell.

Jon Tuxworth Goulburn's English recruit Nathan Chappell earns a crust slaving away on building sites, but if he has his way he'll be paying the bills in the Super League next year.

League

Canberra Raiders halfback Mitch Cornish handed first starting berth

Starting half: Mitch Cornish.

Jon Tuxworth Rookie halfback given golden opportunity to lock down the no.7 jersey long term.

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.