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Jon Tuxworth

Jon Tuxworth is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

Melbourne Storm v Canberra Raiders

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


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.


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. 


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.


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 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.

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.

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.


The numbers which will haunt the Raiders

2nd June 2012, Story by Lee Gaskin  ,  Canberra Times Photo, Colleen Petch,  Canberra Raiders v Wests Tigers at Canberra Stadium,  Shaun Berrigan watches on from the bench

Jon Tuxworth They're the numbers that prove the Canberra Raiders either blow teams away - or completely blow it.


Raiders' clean bill of finals health

CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA - AUGUST 05:  Shaun Fensom of the Raiders celebrates his try with team mates Josh McCrone and Josh Papalii during the round 22 NRL match between the Canberra Raiders and the Brisbane Broncos at Canberra Stadium on August 5, 2012 in Canberra, Australia.  (Photo by Mark Nolan/Getty Images)

Jon Tuxworth Sometime this week, a hotel bill Don Furner didn’t budget for will land on his desk. But the Canberra Raiders boss won't care less after it helped them earn two priceless points against Brisbane this...

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Raiders say $4000 hotel bill worth every cent

Jon Tuxworth The club coffers are $4000 lighter, but Canberra insists the hotel visit which sparked Sunday's win over Brisbane will be peanuts should the team make the finals.

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Raiders must put destiny in their own hands: Shillo

9 August 2012. Sport. Journalist Chris Wilson.  Canberra Times Photo by Jeffrey Chan. Canberra Raiders player David Shillington shows the sponsors on the team's uniforms during an announcement for the 2013 sponsors of the Raiders at Raiders HQ.

Jon Tuxworth You can't mention the Canberra Raiders' finals chances without the word ''mathematical'' close behind.


Canberra semi-final main aim for Shillo

David Shillington.

Jon Tuxworth Canberra skipper David Shillington believes the lure of a home final should convince coach David Furner to field a full strength side against the Warriors on Sunday, even if a finals spot is already...

Cross-code comfort: Mowen caught up in Raiders' mania

Ben Mowen

Jon Tuxworth AN AUCKLAND-based side crushed their finals dream, but Brumbies skipper Ben Mowen believes escaping the Canberra fishbowl will help the Raiders avoid the same fate against the Warriors on Sunday.


Raiders can succeed where Brumbies failed: Mowen

120728 SPORT Canberra Times Photograph by Graham Tidy Story by Lee Gaskin. John I Dent Cup match at Viking Park between Royals and Tuggeranong. Vikings player, and Brumbies captain for the 2012 season, Ben Mowen, waits on the bench in the first half.

Jon Tuxworth An Auckland-based side crushed its finals dream, but ACT Brumbies skipper Ben Mowen believes escaping the Canberra fish bowl will help the Raiders avoid the same fate against the Warriors on Sunday.

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This is better than 2010: Tongue

30 January 2010  . Sport .  Canberra Times photo by  RICHARD BRIGGS.    story by  David  Jean.  Raiders captain Alan Tongue  at training at Seiffert Oval after resigning  with the Raiders and being selected in the NRL All-Star team. SPECIAL 303

Jon Tuxworth The Raiders' stirring late season run in 2010 united a city, but Alan Tongue believes making this year's finals would be a greater achievement for the injury-ravaged Canberra side.

Meninga praises Furner's self-belief amid calls for his head

Mal Meninga

Jon Tuxworth RAIDERS great Mal Meninga has praised the resilience of coach David Furner, saying his former teammate has withstood the type of pressure that ended his own club coaching career in Canberra.


Star prop's fear over blackout

Tom Learoyd-Lahrs

Jon Tuxworth CANBERRA prop Tom Learoyd-Lahrs fears the Raiders could lose the battle for the hearts and minds of young fans if the club's free-to-air blackout continues.

Rugby League

'We can win the comp', Raiders say

David Shillington

Jon Tuxworth CANBERRA prop David Shillington insists the Raiders finally believe they are a legitimate premiership contender, labelling the current squad the best in his time in the capital.

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