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Jon Tuxworth

Jon Tuxworth is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

League

Canberra Raiders' plan could have helped dumped Cronulla star Todd Carney, says Alan Tongue

Jon Tuxworth Sacked Cronulla star Todd Carney could have been one of the game's greats had he accepted Canberra Raiders' offer to help him.

League

Canberra Raiders out to break 'milestone curse' for Shaun Fensom's 100th match

Shaun Fensom.

Jon Tuxworth Raiders news, team naming this afternoon.

League

Time to 'drip feed' young talent for Canberra Raiders: Ben Ikin

Alan Tongue says Jack Ahearn is ready to step up to first grade for the Raiders.

Jon Tuxworth Ben Ikin has warned against the Raiders against throwing too many youngsters into the deep end.

Saturday Serve

NRL's X-Factor stars like Todd Carney seem drawn to scandal

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Jon Tuxworth Todd Carney. Josh Dugan. Blake Ferguson. Joel Monaghan. What do they all have in common?

League

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.

League

What we learned: Canberra Raiders vs Melbourne Storm

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Jon Tuxworth All the talking points from the NRL clash between the Raiders and the Storm at GIO Stadium on Sunday.

League

Josh McCrone next target in Canberra Raiders' retention spree

Josh McCrone at Raiders training last week.

Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Raiders have begun preliminary talks with Josh McCrone and his management as coach Ricky Stuart looks to continue his recent player-retention spree. 

League

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.

League

Dive into league pays off for Bateman

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

League

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.

League

Fensom an inspiration: Lazarus

17TH JUNE 2012-SPORT- STORY JON TUXWORTH - THE CANBERRA TIMES- PHOTO BY MELISSA ADAMS.
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.

League

Big hitters to make an impact

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Knights training at Balance Oval, Mayfield. Picture shows Joel Edwards.
5th July 2012 Newcastle
NCH SPORT PIC JONATHAN CARROLL

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.

League

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...

League

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.

League

Raiders prove they can cope without Campo

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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...

League

Dog put down for Slater attack

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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...

League

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.

League

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.


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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.

League

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''.