Jon Tuxworth

Jon Tuxworth

Salary cap woes: seven clubs fined for breaches and Raiders plan quick appeal

Jon Tuxworth, Lee Gaskin Canberra have been fined more than $350,000 for salary cap breaches in the past eight years after the club was slugged with a $144,393 infringement notice for 2012.


Canberra joins growing chorus of discontent over salary-cap restrictions

Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Raiders are dangerously close to emulating Penrith's second-tier salary-cap turmoil.


Boycott over salary cap would punish fans: Shillington

Raiders player David Shillington.

Jon Tuxworth Canberra Raiders prop David Shillington insists boycotting flagship events should be a last resort, despite the players' growing frustration that a salary cap still hasn't been resolved for next year.


Shaun Fensom commits to another three years with Canberra Raiders

Staying: Shaun Fensom of the Raiders runs with the ball during the round two NRL match with the Newcastle Knights at Hunter Stadium.

Jon Tuxworth Canberra Raiders lock Shaun Fensom has re-signed with the club for three more years.

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Raiders Mitch Cornish and Jack Wighton want to be next long-term halves combination

Canberra Times - Sport - 2014 February 1 -
Mitch Cornish and Jack Wighton are set to play in the halves for the first trial
Photo Elesa Kurtz

Jon Tuxworth Mitch Cornish says he and Jack Wighton have their sights set on forging the Raiders' next long-term halves combination.


'Turfed' Picker slams Raiders

SPORT: Raiders v Cronulla-Sutherland at Canberra stadium, Bruce.. Canberra players Brett White, Joe Picker and David Shillington sit on the sideline .  8th SEPTEMBER 2013 .Photograph by MELISSA ADAMS of The Canberra Times.

Jon Tuxworth Discarded Raiders forward Joe Picker felt like he'd been ''turfed'' after remaining loyal to Canberra.

Anthony Milford could be Canberra Raiders 'million dollar man'

Canberra Raiders player Anthony Milford.

Jon Tuxworth Former Canberra Raiders fullback Clinton Schifcofske believes Anthony Milford has the potential to become one of the NRL’s next "million dollar men".


McIntyre proud of Raiders legacy

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.


No doubts Anthony Milford will still give his all for Canberra Raiders despite signing with Broncos

Jon Tuxworth Canberra Raiders prop Tom Learoyd-Lahrs says Anthony Milford will give his all for the club next season.


Poaching of Raiders' juniors a 'travesty of justice'

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Jon Tuxworth Souths Logan boss Jim McClelland has pleaded with the NRL to give Canberra Raiders more development support.

Rugby League

Robinson transfer good to go

Jon Tuxworth Penrith flyer Travis Robinson may join his twin brother Reece as a Raider as soon as this week.

A fine state of affairs for Raiders

Raiders fines

Jon Tuxworth Raiders cop sixth fine in eight years for another salary cap breach.


Raiders make them, others take them

SPORT: Canberra Raiders v Melbourne Storm at Canberra stadium, Bruce. Raiders player Anthony Milford gets away from Storm player Kevin Proctor. 4th August 2013 .Photo by MELISSA ADAMS of The Canberra Times..

Jon Tuxworth Raiders development demands an NRL overhaul to reward clubs who develop juniors.

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Williams gets nod as cap cruels Cornish

Jon Tuxworth Canberra Raiders will need approval from the NRL to blood new players this year.

Cornish calls for change to second-tier cap

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 Raiders youngster Mitch Cornish denied NRL debut again by salary cap rules.

Rugby League

No fairytale finish as Raiders exit

SPORT: ?Canberra Raiders players and staff ?arrive back at HQ, Bruce. Raiders player Joel Thompson gives a wave to the camera. ?21st August??2013. Photo by Melissa Adams of The Canberra Times
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Jon Tuxworth Joel Thompson regrets leaving the Raiders without having won an NRL premiership.


Raiders rookies out to avoid trouble

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Canberra Raiders

Jon Tuxworth Canberra Raiders under-20s coach Mick Mantelli is adamant Friday's cut-throat semi-final against Wests Tigers won't be marred by violence.


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.


Robinson's anger at cap system

Jon Tuxworth Reece Robinson says the NRL's second-tier salary cap system is ''unfair'' as it threatens to stall his brother's career.


Rapana set to step in for injured Lee

SPORT - Jordan Ropana gets a pass away at Brumbies training, Griffith. Canberra                                                                24th January  2013.                                                                                                                                                                   Photo by, Colleen Petch of The Canberra Times

Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Raiders are poised to sign exciting outside back Jordan Rapana for the rest of the NRL season.