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Jon Tuxworth

Jon Tuxworth is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

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St George Illawarra breaks Canberra 'hoodoo' with win over Raiders

Jon Tuxworth Ding dong, the NRL’s biggest hoodoo is dead.

League

Embarrassed Raiders 'sharing the pain' of supporters

Raiders

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. 

Melbourne Storm v Canberra Raiders

Storm v Raiders live blog.

Jon Tuxworth The Melbourne Storm host the Canberra Raiders at AAMI Park, from 5.0pm (AEST) Saturday.

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Anthony Milford magic pilots Canberra Raiders to win on the Gold Coast

Fullback on fire: Canberra's Anthony Milford was instrumental in the big win over the Titans on the Gold Coast.

Jon Tuxworth Canberra whiz kid Anthony Milford gave Queensland rugby league fans a dress rehearsal of the treat in store for them next year with a majestic two-try display in Canberra’s 36-20 win on the...

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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.

League

Things on the up in Canberra Raider Jarrod Croker's roller coaster ride

Jarrod Croker has been called into the Blues' squad for Origin III.

Jon Tuxworth Raiders centre Jarrod Croker didn't need to go to a theme park for a roller coaster ride this week. 

League

Canberra Raiders under 20s' late barrage leaves Gold Coast Titans scrambling

Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Raiders under 20s piled on six tries after the break to win 44-22 and finally get off the mark for the season.

League

Canberra Raiders urge Anthony Milford to stand down from Samoa

Anthony Milford has been told by the Raiders to miss Samoa's clash with Fiji next month.

Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Raiders have told Anthony Milford he won't be playing for Samoa on May 3, with coach Ricky Stuart advising him to bypass the match to nurse a niggling medial ligament injury. 

Rugby League

Henry the man to lead Raiders revival: Ryan

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JULY 26:  Neil Henry the coach of the Cowboys speaks to the media in the post match press conference t the end of the round 20 NRL match between the North Queensland Cowboys and the Brisbane Broncos at 1300SMILES Stadium on July 26, 2013 in Townsville, Australia.  (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

Chris Dutton and Jon Tuxworth Rugby league coaching great Warren Ryan insists Neil Henry is the ''ideal'' man to lead the Canberra Raiders out of their darkest days.

League

Living on the edge: Raiders' season in the balance

CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA - JULY 07:  Anthony Milford of the Raiders is congratulated after scoring a try during the round 17 NRL match between the Canberra Raiders and the North Queensland Cowboys at Canberra Stadium on July 7, 2013 in Canberra, Australia.  (Photo by Stefan Postles/Getty Images)

Lee Gaskin, Jon Tuxworth Eight wins, eight losses, eight games to go. Just what will the Raiders make of season 2013?

Rugby League

Raiders won't rush Wighton

SPORT - Canberra Raiders training at Bruce HQ, Jack Wighton feels the pinch, Bruce  Canberra.                                             28th  February  2013.                                                                                                                                                                  Photo by, Colleen Petch of The Canberra Times.

Jon Tuxworth Blake Ferguson is due in court on Tuesday, but it won’t stop the Canberra Raiders from adopting a cautious approach with injured understudy Jack Wighton after ruling him out of Saturday’s clash with...

League

Champagne Campese keeps Raiders in finals hunt

Shaun Fensom

Jon Tuxworth Champagne Campese keeps Raiders in finals hunt

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Campese says comeback on track

SPORT: Canberra Raiders V North Queensland Cowboys at Canberra Stadium.  Raiders player Terry Campese celebrates with the fans.  7th JULY 2013.Photo by MELISSA ADAMS of The Canberra Times..

Jon Tuxworth Canberra skipper Terry Campese unfazed by media criticism of his running game.

Rugby League

Papalii report risks Origin bid

Sport. Canberra Raiders V Brisbane Broncos at Canberra Stadium. Players at the end of the match. June10th 2013 Photograph by Graham Tidy, The Canberra Times.

Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Raiders are confident Josh Papalii's Origin hopes won't be derailed by the judiciary after the back-rower was placed on report in the dying seconds of Canberra's 30-18 win over Brisbane...

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Judiciary could decide Papalii's Origin fate

Papalii

Jon Tuxworth A moment of madness could cost Josh Papalii a maiden Queensland jersey after he was placed on report in Canberra’s 30-18 win over Brisbane at Canberra Stadium on Monday night.

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Rugby League

Raiders v Broncos - what we learned

Sport. Canberra Raiders V Brisbane Broncos at Canberra Stadium. Jarrod Croker, right embraces team mates after scoring a try. June10th 2013 Photograph by Graham Tidy, The Canberra Times.

Jon Tuxworth Five talking points from Canberra's 30-18 win over Brisbane in Round 13 of the NRL.

Rugby Union

Brumbies inspire the Raiders

WOLLONGONG, AUSTRALIA - JULY 27:  Anthony Milford of the Raiders is congratulated by Terry Campese of the Raiders after scoring a try during the round 20 match between the St George Illawarra Dragons and the Canberra Raiders at WIN Stadium on July 27, 2013 in Wollongong, Australia.  (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Raiders have written letters of support to cross town cousins ACT Brumbies before their Super rugby final showdown against the Waikato Chiefs on Saturday.

League

Raiders continue dominance over Dragons

Josh Dugan

Jon Tuxworth When a groggy Josh Dugan staggered off late in Canberra’s 22-18 win over St George Illawarra, the irony was lost on no-one.

Rugby League

Raiders score 12th straight home win ... now for the Dragons

CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA - JULY 20:  Raiders players celebrate after Jarrod Croker scores a try during the round 19 NRL match between the Canberra Raiders and the Parramatta Eels at Canberra Stadium on July 20, 2013 in Canberra, Australia.  (Photo by Stefan Postles/Getty Images)

Jon Tuxworth The Raiders beat Parramatta 14-0 on Saturday to set up a mouth-watering clash against the Dragons next weekend.

Rugby League

Raiders' finals hopes take a hit as Fensom ruled out

SPORT: Canberra Raiders v Melbourne Storm at Canberra stadium, Bruce. Raiders player Shaun Fensom reacts after the Storms scored another try. 4th August 2013 .Photo by MELISSA ADAMS of The Canberra Times..

Jon Tuxworth Canberra Raiders star Shaun Fensom has been ruled out for four to six weeks with a thumb injury in a major blow to the NRL club's finals hopes.