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Jon Tuxworth

Jon Tuxworth is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

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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.

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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. 

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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.

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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.

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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. 

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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.

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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.

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. 

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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. 

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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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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.

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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.

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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. 

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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. 

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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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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...

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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.

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Young stars' rise stalled by cap: Payten

SPORT: Canberra Raiders player Mitch Cornish is in line to make his NRL debut this sunday night at Canberra Stadium against the Cronulla Sharks.   4th SEPTEMBER 2013 .Photograph by MELISSA ADAMS of The Canberra Times.

Jon Tuxworth Wests Tigers under-20s coach Todd Payten has demanded the second-tier salary cap be radically overhauled.