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Jon Tuxworth

Jon Tuxworth is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

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Canberra Raiders coach Ricky Stuart blasts referees after controversial NRL loss to Penrith Panthers

Jon Tuxworth Ricky Stuart launched a scathing spray at the referees after Canberra's 26-20 loss to Penrith on Sunday.

Furious Furner slams referees over non-calls

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Jon Tuxworth Canberra chief executive Don Furner has launched a stinging attack on the refereeing in Sunday's loss to Newcastle, after whistle-blowers Brett Suttor and Gerard Sutton were dumped from officiating...

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Belconnen referees row threatens to erupt again

Jon Tuxworth THE TENSE relationship between Belconnen United Scholars and referee Rod Cranston threatens to erupt again after Cranston accused Scholars player Dan Scanlon of making aggressive contact with him in...

Lack of respect for referees has gone too far, says Shillington

12 May 2012 SPORT Canberra Times photograph by GRAHAM TIDY Story Jon Tuxworth. Canberra Raiders Captain's Run at Canberra Stadium. Captain, David Shillington, centre, warms up with team mates.

Jon Tuxworth CANBERRA prop David Shillington has slammed the treatment of referees as ''ridiculous'', imploring players, coaches and the media to show more respect towards officials.

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What we learnt: Melbourne Storm v Canberra Raiders

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Jon Tuxworth The Raiders were in the match for an hour, but were torn apart on the edges by the Storm when it counted.

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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?

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What we learned: Wests Tigers v Canberra Raiders

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 28: Martin Taupau of the Tigers is tackled by Josh McCrone of the Raiders during the round 16 NRL match between the Wests Tigers and the Canberra Raiders at Campbelltown Sports Stadium on June 28, 2014 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Brendon Thorne/Getty Images)

Jon Tuxworth All the talking point's from the Canberra Raiders' 19-18 loss to the Wests Tigers.

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Wests Tigers edge out Canberra Raiders in spiteful Campbelltown clash

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Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Raiders have vowed to rally around shattered goalkicker Jarrod Croker, adamant that failing to take their earlier chances against an injury-stricken Tigers was to blame for a 19-18 loss...

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Video ref Andrew Dunemann defends controversial Eels obstruction call

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Jon Tuxworth NRL video referee Andrew Dunemann has staunchly defended his decision to disallow a try to Parramatta due to obstruction in its 21-18 loss to Wests Tigers on Monday, adamant the call was a...

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What we learnt: Raiders v Sea Eagles

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 27: Raiders players look dejected after conceding a try during the round 8 NRL match between the Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles and the Canberra Raiders at Brookvale Oval on April 27, 2014 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Brendon Thorne/Getty Images)

Jon Tuxworth All the talking points from the clash between the Canberra Raiders and Manly Sea Eagles.

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What we learned: Canberra Raiders v Penrith Panthers

Jack Wighton was more impressive in the centres after failing to fire at five-eighth over the opening nine rounds.

Jon Tuxworth What we learned: Raiders v Panthers

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Canberra Raiders unveil one-off jersey for Cowboys clash

Canberra Raiders lock Shaun Fensom models the yellow jersey the side will wear against North Queensland on Sunday.

Jon Tuxworth It may cost him another big hit to the back pocket, but Canberra Raiders lock Shaun Fensom believes coach Ricky Stuart did the right thing by standing up for his players after the drama-filled loss...

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Canberra Raiders fail to fire in loss to Brisbane Broncos

A dejected Josh McCrone after the 28-4 loss to Brisbane.

Jon Tuxworth Canberra proved why it's been aggressively chasing big-name recruits after a stuttering attacking display in a 28-4 home loss to Brisbane on Monday night.

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Canberra Raiders beat Melbourne Storm in NRL thriller

CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 20:  Jarrod Croker of the Raiders takes a high ball during the round seven NRL match between the Canberra Raiders and the Melbourne Storm at GIO Stadium on April 20, 2014 in Canberra, Australia.  (Photo by Mark Nolan/Getty Images)

Jon Tuxworth A try in the dying seconds to Canberra forward Paul Vaughan handed the Raiders a thrilling 24-22 victory over Melbourne at Canberra Stadium on Sunday.

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Loss to North Queensland Cowboys shows Canberra Raiders where the gaps are

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 08:  Johnathan Thurston of the Cowboys smiles during the post match press conference after winning the round one NRL match between the North Queensland Cowboys and the Canberra Raiders at 1300SMILES Stadium on March 8, 2014 in Townsville, Australia.  (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

Jon Tuxworth After letting a 16-0 lead slip from their grasp, Saturday's 28-22 loss to North Queensland in Townsville will sting the Canberra Raiders.

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NRL: North Queensland Cowboys loss to sting Canberra Raiders

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Jon Tuxworth After letting a 16-0 lead slip from their grasp, Saturday’s 28-22 loss to North Queensland in Townsville will sting the Canberra Raiders.

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What we learned: Canberra Raiders v Newcastle Knights

Triumph: Jarrod Croker of the Raiders celebrates a try with teammate and former Knights player Joel Edwards, no.12.

Jon Tuxworth All the talking points from the round two clash between Canberra and Newcastle.

Canberra Raiders star Shaun Fensom faces one-week ban for dangerous tackle

Raiders star Shaun Fensom has been suspended for one match.

Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Raiders forward pack has been further decimated before Sunday's home clash against Gold Coast, with lock Shaun Fensom facing a one match ban after being charged with grade two dangerous...

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Canberra Raiders unseat Newcastle Knights but lose Josh Papalii to injury

Raiders fullback Anthony Milford was at his dazzling best against the Knights.

Jon Tuxworth Canberra’s opening win of the year, and Ricky Stuart’s first as Raiders coach, may have come at a huge cost.

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What we learned: Canberra Raiders v Gold Coast Titans

Injured Raiders winger Edrick Lee.

Jon Tuxworth All the talking points from the NRL round three game between the Raiders and the Titans.