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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 says NRL salary cap isn't working

Jon Tuxworth Ricky Stuart has urged the NRL to look at other options to help battling teams bring in marquee talent.

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Raiders star Jarrod Croker backs call for second-tier salary cap changes

Raiders centre Jarrod Croker is disappointed he won't get a chance to play alongside Jeremy Hawkins this weekend.

Jon Tuxworth Canberra Raiders centre Jarrod Croker says it is "devastating" Jeremy Hawkins won't make his NRL debut.

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Raiders unlikely to lobby NRL for salary cap relief

Brenko Lee

Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Raiders are unlikely to lobby the NRL again to be granted a salary cap exemption despite their outside back crisis worsening with a hamstring injury to Brenko Lee. 

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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.

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

Sami Sauiluma.

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.

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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.

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Canberra Raiders prop Luke Page turns down Big Mal to kickstart NRL career

Canberra Raiders recruit Luke Page in action for Queensland Cup side Souths Logan.

Jon Tuxworth Canberra prop Luke Page admits he "took football for granted" before he was cut by Gold Coast, but is using the kick up the butt to kickstart his career with the Raiders. 

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Canberra Raiders nursery to grow further with Mitch Cornish ready to embrace fatherhood

Mitch Cornish in action at GIO Stadium last month.

Jon Tuxworth He's looked right at home accepting more on-field responsibility, but Canberra Raiders halfback Mitch Cornish says he "doesn't know what to expect" as he prepares for fatherhood. 

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Fractured skull rules out Canberra Raiders fullback Jordan Rapana for the season

Injured: Jordan Rapana's season is over after he suffered a fractured skull during Canberra's loss to the Dragons on Saturday.

Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Raiders' injury crisis has gone from bad to worse - fullback Jordan Rapana will miss the rest of the season with a fractured skull and stand-in captain Brett White will be out for at...

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Canberra Raiders overlook Terry Campese for clash with Cronulla

No nonsense: Terry Campese.

Jon Tuxworth Raiders skipper overlooked for selection for Sunday's trip to Cronulla, despite being passed fit.

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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 utility Jack Wighton rates himself a No.1 contender

Raiders utility Jack Wighton.

Chris Wilson, Jon Tuxworth Canberra's Jack Wighton is confident he could be a genuine contender as the club's long-term fullback.

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Canberra Raiders consider welcoming halfback Sam Williams back to the fold

After a stint with the Dragons, Sam Williams could return to the Raiders.

Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Raiders could go back to the future in its quest to solve its playmaking dilemma.

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Canberra Raiders close to finalising second female board member

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Jon Tuxworth  The Canberra Raiders are in the closing stages of their search for a second female board member.

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Retiring prop Brett White to bid farewell ''a happy footballer''

Brett White reflects on a stellar career ahead of his final match for the Raiders on Saturday.

Jon Tuxworth Canberra Raiders prop Brett White will farewell the game a "happy footballer" in the knowledge egos have been replaced by a team-first culture he is convinced will lead the club back to its glory...

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Canberra Raiders back rookie draft proposal to ward off NRL poachers

Star juniors such as Jack Wighton and Brenko Lee would be hard to poach under the new draft system.

Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Raiders want to regulate junior player poaching by NRL rivals.

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What we learned: Parramatta Eels v Canberra Raiders

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Jon Tuxworth All the talking points from the Eels' win over the Raiders in Darwin.

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Jordan Rapana on a mission to be the Canberra Raiders' new No.1 gun

Jordan Rapana will return to the NRL with the Raiders on Saturday.

Jon Tuxworth Is Jordan Rapana the cut-priced saviour to the Canberra Raiders' fullback dilemma?

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Allan Langer urges Brisbane Broncos to take punt on Canberra Raiders star Anthony Milford in halves

Brisbane-bound Raider Anthony Milford.

Jon Tuxworth Brisbane great Allan Langer has urged the Broncos to take a punt on Anthony Milford at five-eighth.

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Embarrassed Raiders 'sharing the pain' of supporters

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Jon Tuxworth Disconsolate Canberra Raiders players labelled their latest inept showing against Souths as ''embarrassing'' and assured fans they're sharing their pain after a ninth loss in 11 games.