Jon Tuxworth

Jon Tuxworth


Josh McCrone adjusting to his switch to hooker at Canberra Raiders

Raiders utility Josh McCrone admits he ran out of gas in his switch to hooker

Jon Tuxworth, Lee Gaskin Canberra Raiders bench hooker Josh McCrone says he is still adjusting to his bigger defensive workload.


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.


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?


Raiders cast coaching net wide

NCH SPORT. Pic of Knights Coach Wayne Bennett during training at Balance Oval, Mayfield.
1st AUGUST 2013. Picture by SIMONE DE PEAK.

Jon Tuxworth Wayne Bennett has been sounded out to provide informal advice to the Raiders on their new coach.

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.


Dive into league pays off for Bateman

Jon Tuxworth A few years ago, Luke Bateman was considering chasing Olympic glory in the pool.

Sing it from the rooftops: how Raiders renegades became Blues brothers

Josh Dugan.

Jon Tuxworth The whirlwind transformation of Blake Ferguson and Josh Dugan from booze brothers to Blues brothers is complete after Dugan was named in the NSW side on Sunday for State of Origin II.

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Fensom an inspiration: Lazarus

Pic shows Raiders player, Shaun Fensom during training at Raiders HQ, Bruce.

Jon Tuxworth Glenn Lazarus believes Canberra Raiders lock Shaun Fensom can emulate Bradley Clyde by lifting the players around him with his relentless thirst for work.


Big hitters to make an impact

Knights training at Balance Oval, Mayfield. Picture shows Joel Edwards.
5th July 2012 Newcastle

Jon Tuxworth They've played just 79 games between them, but former skipper Alan Tongue believes the Canberra Raiders will boast the NRL's two biggest hitters in Josh Papalii and Joel Edwards next season.


Legend tips Berrigan to save the day

18th August  2012, Story by Lee Gaskin , Canberra Times Photo, Colleen Petch,  Canberra Raiders v Sydney Roosters at Canberra Stadium, Shaun Berrigan in action

Jon Tuxworth Former skipper Alan Tongue has anointed Shaun Berrigan as the Canberra Raiders' playmaking saviour should halfback Sam Williams fail to prove his fitness for Sunday's final round clash with New...


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.


Raiders prove they can cope without Campo


Jon Tuxworth Never before has Friday the 13th been so terrifying for Raiders fans. When Terry Campese was carried off Suncorp Stadium clutching his knee in agony on Friday, April 13, most wrote off Canberra's...


Dog put down for Slater attack

James Graham

Chris Dutton, Jon Tuxworth James Graham committed one of the ''grubbiest acts'' in rugby league by biting Billy Slater's ear in the grand final and the NRL judiciary needs to ensure it never happens again, Canberra prop Brett...


Raiders to lose McFadden

13 January 2012, sport, story by Jon Tuxworth, Canberra Times photo by STUART WALMSLEY. The Canberra Raiders train at the club's headquarters in Bruce. Andrew McFadden and Matt McIlwrick watch Travis Waddell pass.

Jon Tuxworth CANBERRA RAIDERS coach David Furner insists he won't stand in assistant coach Andrew McFadden's way should he wish to quit his post to join the Warriors.


Fensom eyes step up for Raiders

4 September 2012. Sport. Canberra Times photo by Rohan Thomson. Raiders' Shaun Fensom ahead of their semi-final match against the Cronulla Sharks.


Jon Tuxworth He's already a leader in his own right, now Shaun Fensom has declared himself ready to make it official should he be elevated into the Canberra Raiders' leadership group next season.


Noddy's a perfect fit for Raiders

Canberra Raiders new assistant Coach Brett Kimmorley.

Jon Tuxworth Former Canberra skipper Alan Tongue has endorsed new assistant Brett Kimmorley as the ''perfect fit''.


Tongue takes detainees under his wing

Alan Tongue reflects on the completion of his 6 week program 'Deam' at at the Bimberi Youth Justice centre.

Jon Tuxworth Alan Tongue is aiming to be as inspiring off the field as he was on it.


Give Campese time to recover: Daley

16  November  2010.........Canberra Times Photo by RICHARD story by  James Buckley........Raiders Sam Williams and Terry Campese at team training at  Raiders HQ in Bruce.... SPECIAL 15

Jon Tuxworth Raiders legend Laurie Daley has urged Canberra to resist rushing Terry Campese back into its round one side.

Rugby League

Daley keeps McCrone on radar for Blues' utility role

Josh McCrone

Jon Tuxworth NSW Origin coach Laurie Daley has no qualms thrusting Josh McCrone into the Blues' utility bench role, declaring his chances won't be harmed if he doesn't spend time at hooker with Canberra.

Rugby League

Shillington gives nod to Fensom, McCrone

Shaun Fensom

Jon Tuxworth Canberra Raiders prop David Shillington has endorsed Josh McCrone and Shaun Fensom as potential future captains after the duo were included in the club's leadership group.