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Jon Tuxworth

Jon Tuxworth is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

League

Aaron Gorrell makes comeback in Queanbeyan Kangaroos win

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Jon Tuxworth Queanbeyan Kangaroos coach Aaron Gorrell has stopped short of confirming a full scale comeback after playing his first match in over a year since retiring through injury.

League

Queanbeyan coach praises veteran Goulburn prop Michael Dodson

Goulburn's Michael Dodson takes on the Queanbeyan Roos defence earlier this year.

Jon Tuxworth Queanbeyan Kangaroos coach Aaron Gorrell jokes he "got an invite to Michael Dodson's 50th" last year. 

Bulldogs cap off memorable weekend for Goulburn

Jon Tuxworth As far as red-letter football weekends go, Goulburn will find the one they just enjoyed hard to top. 

League

Queanbeyan Roos hold off fast-finishing Woden Valley in Canberra Raiders Cup

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Jon Tuxworth Aaron Gorrell has urged his Queanbeyan Roos to be more ruthless after nearly blowing a 26-0 lead on Sunday.

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Belconnen United coach Matt Britt hopes his injury has silver lining

12th May 2012. Sport.  Journalist Jon Tuxworth.  Canberra Times Photo by Jeffrey Chan. Belconnen United Scholars player Brent Crisp gets tackled during the match at West Belconnen Leagues Club.

Jon Tuxworth Rookie Belconnen United coach Matt Britt is shattered injury has ended his playing hopes, but he need only look at his opposite number this week to know it may be a blessing in disguise. 

League

Jordan Macey second-half blitz inspires Roos to win over Scholars

Sport.  Canberra Region Rugby League, Queanbeyan Kangaroos vs Belconnen United Scholars at Freebody Oval.   Queanbeyan Kangaroos player Jordan Macey.  10 May 2014  Canberra Times photo by Jeffrey Chan

Jon Tuxworth Queanbeyan Kangaroos coach Aaron Gorrell should bottle the half-time spray he aimed at Jordan Macey after the playmaker tore Belconnen United to shreds in a 36-18 win at Freebody Oval on Saturday.

League

Jones fires under pressure

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Jon Tuxworth Luke Jones played a starring role in the Queanbeyan Kangaroos' 30-22 win over Belconnen Scholars.

League

Robinsons dream of playing on same team

1st SEPTEMBER 2010 - SPORT - PHOTO BY MARINA NEIL - STORY JAMES BUCKELY - THE CANBERRA TIMES - Twin brothers and rugby league players, Reece Robinson for the Canberra Raiders and Travis Robinson for the Queanbeyan Kangaroos.   SPECIAL 1

Jon Tuxworth If the Robinson twins had their way, they'd be playing their first NRL match together on the same team.

Twin terrors: Robinson lads finally meet on centre stage

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Jon Tuxworth If the Robinson twins had their way, they'd be playing their first NRL match together on the same team, not against each other.

League

Grand finalists still adjusting to life after stars

Jon Tuxworth Queanbeyan Kangaroos and Belconnen United remain confident of contesting a wide-open Canberra Raiders Cup.

League

Shortened finals likely after rain

Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Raiders Cup finals series is likely to be condensed by a week to accommodate Sunday's washed-out fixtures.

League

Friends become foes

Sport. The opposing rugby league coaches, who work together in a cleaning business, will line up against each other for this weekend's Canberra Raiders Cup grand final at Sieffert Oval. At left is Aaron Gorrell of the Queanbeyan Kangaroos and his boss, Simon Woolford of the Queanbeyan Kangaroos. August 29th. 2013 Canberra Times photograph by Graham Tidy.

Jon Tuxworth Coaches Simon Woolford and Aaron Gorrell want to take each other to the cleaners in Sunday's Canberra Raiders Cup grand final.

League

Lewis leads teammates to glory

Jon Tuxworth On a day where his side showed plenty of guts, no one was braver than Queanbeyan Kangaroos prop Matt Lewis.

League

Macey the villain and hero

Queanbeyan Blues v Queanbeyan Kangaroos.

Jon Tuxworth Queanbeyan Kangaroos grand final hero Jordan Macey thought he'd thrown the grand final away.

Rugby league

Rival coaches in footy horseplay

Queanbeyan Blues coach Adam Doyle and Queanbeyan Kangaroos coach Aaron Gorrell.

Jon Tuxworth This afternoon there'll be no love lost between rival coaches Adam Doyle and Aaron Gorrell as another chapter is written in Queanbeyan's fierce rugby league rivalry.

League

Crisp the difference for Belconnen

19 August 2012 News, Journalist, Jon Tuxworth, Canberra Times, PHOTO by Jay Cronan. Belconnen player Brent Crisp makes a break to score a try at Seiffert Oval on Sunday.

Jon Tuxworth Just how do you stop Brent Crisp? That's the puzzle Belconnen United's rivals are desperate to solve after the classy pivot tore Queanbeyan Blues apart in a 46-4 thrashing at Seiffert Oval yesterday.

League

Crisp an all-round winner for Belco

19 August 2012 News, Journalist, Jon Tuxworth, Canberra Times, PHOTO by Jay Cronan. Belconnen player Brent Crisp makes a break to score a try at Seiffert Oval on Sunday.

Jon Tuxworth His impact recently prompted a rival coach to rate him the most dominant player to grace the competition in a decade.

Rugby League

Hawke fumes over cleanskin Tui's grand final ban

14   April  2012,   Canberra Times photo by RICHARD BRIGGS,  Belconnen United Scholars player Tsai Tui heads to the goal posts to score against the Queanbeyan Kangaroos at Northbourne Oval.

Jon Tuxworth Belconnen coach John Hawke believes the Canberra Raiders Cup judiciary system is in need of review, describing the decision to suspend prop Tsai Tui from this Sunday's grand final as ''harsh''.

League

Roos ready to hop into Belconnen

QBN's captain/coach Aaron Gorrell

Jon Tuxworth WHEN Queanbeyan Kangaroos captain-coach Aaron Gorrell suffered a season-ending injury, many dismissed their title chances.

Sweetest victory a long time in the making

23 September 2012. Sport. Journalist Jon Tuxworth  Canberra Times Photo by Jeffrey Chan.  Belconnen United celebrates their win in the Grand Final match at Seiffert Oval.

Jon Tuxworth Nothing worthwhile is achieved easily, and Belconnen United's three-year road to premiership glory proves it.