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Jon Tuxworth

Jon Tuxworth is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.


Canberra Raiders consider welcoming halfback Sam Williams back to the fold

Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Raiders could go back to the future in its quest to solve its playmaking dilemma.


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

Brett Morris celebrates his try with Dragons teammate Jack de Belin.

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


Ricky Stuart concedes Canberra Raiders squad not good enough

Raiders coach Ricky Stuart effectively conceded his squad was not strong enough to compete with the NRL’s best.

Jon Tuxworth Canberra coach Ricky Stuart effectively conceded his current squad isn’t good enough to compete with the best.


Unwanted Canberra Raider Tom Learoyd-Lahrs on Melbourne Storm radar

On the outer: Raiders forward Tom Learoyd-Lahrs.

Jon Tuxworth Unwanted Raider Tom Learoyd-Lahrs could reunite with former NSW Origin mentor Craig Bellamy at Melbourne.

Pair keen for Cup action

Jon Tuxworth Together they've won premierships, Test matches and a stack of Origin series for Queensland.


Raiders v Tigers: What we learned

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 22: Brett White of the Raiders takes a drink while bleeding from a cut during the round 15 NRL match between the Wests Tigers and the Canberra Raiders at Campbelltown Sports Stadium on June 22, 2013 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Mark Nolan/Getty Images)

Jon Tuxworth Six talking points from the match at Campbelltown on Saturday night.


NZ will not let Milford slip through its fingers

1 May 2012. Sport. Journalist Jon Tuxworth.  Canberra Times Photo by Jeffrey Chan.  Raiders Under 18 players Tony Milford and Jared McIlwrick will play in the team against Balmain in the SG Ball Grand Final.

Jon Tuxworth Anthony Milford could be the next player caught in a tug-of-war between Australia and New Zealand, with the Canberra Raiders whiz kid set to earn selection for the Junior Kiwis next month.


Papalii helping Milford find feet in Canberra

Anthony Milford at Raiders HQ.

Jon Tuxworth Canberra whiz kid Anthony Milford was once so crippled by homesickness, he seriously considered heading back to Brisbane.


Kiwi Papalii set to ditch New Zealand

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JULY 22:  John Papalii of the Raiders makes a break during the round 20 NRL match between the Cronulla Sharks and the Canberra Raiders at Toyota Stadium on July 22, 2012 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Matt King/Getty Images)

Jon Tuxworth Queensland has firmed as favourite to beat New Zealand in their battle over Josh Papalii, with the Canberra Raiders star tipped to pledge his allegiance to the Maroons by as soon as Monday.


Papalii gets the edge on side-swapping Harrison

Jon Tuxworth Josh Papalii's rookie NRL campaign was so impressive, he forced seasoned Kiwi international Bronson Harrison to the bench.


Riding the Raiders' rollercoaster

Riding the Raiders' rollercoaster

Lee Gaskin and Jon Tuxworth Grip tight Raiders fans. Please keep your arms and legs inside the ride at all times. Graph Canberra’s past eight seasons and the Green Machine resembles a rollercoaster.


Furner's con spot on: Alexander

Jarrod Croker

Jon Tuxworth Former Australian Test player Greg Alexander has heaped praise on Canberra coach David Furner's shock tactics against Wests Tigers, describing it as a ''great con job'' over his old mentor Tim Sheens.

Campese aims to hold his ground as Cowboys try to shoot him down

Terry Campese

Jon Tuxworth CANBERRA skipper Terry Campese wants to bury the demons of last year's doomed comeback from injury against North Queensland when the two sides meet again at Canberra Stadium tonight.


Campese takes centre stage

Terry Campese lines up alongside Johnathan Thurston for Australia against Papua New Guinea in the 2008 World Cup.

Jon Tuxworth Canberra Raiders skipper Terry Campese wants to bury the demons of last year's doomed comeback from injury against North Queensland when the sides meet again at Canberra Stadium tonight.

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Mataora will repay Canberra's faith, despite prowling Tigers

21 May 2012, Sport, Journalist David Polkinghorne Canberra Times PHOTO by JAY CRONAN. Raiders player Sam Mataora training at Raiders HQ.

Jon Tuxworth Had Wests Tigers got their way, Canberra youngster Sam Mataora would be rubbing shoulders with Benji Marshall and Robbie Farah in the same dressing room next year.

Short and the tall of it all

Canberra Raiders training at their Bruce HQ. Players, Edrick Lee, left and Dimitri Pelo.

Jon Tuxworth One’s a gangly Queensland rookie who is just as adept at slam dunking as scoring tries.


Raiders' horror stats tell the story

Jarod Croker

Jon Tuxworth Canberra assistant coach Justin Morgan has demanded his side lift its defensive pressure after holding brutal 'honesty sessions' with some Raiders players this week.


Milford's the centre of attention as U20s romp past North Queensland

Jon Tuxworth TALENTED teenager Anthony Milford further enhanced his growing reputation with a superb three-try performance in Canberra's 38-22 win over North Queensland in the under-20s clash in Townsville...