Jon Tuxworth

Jon Tuxworth

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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.

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Milford may have to wait for Origin debut: Maroons skipper

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Jon Tuxworth Canberra's Anthony Milford still has ''a little bit to go'' before making his State of Origin debut, says Queensland captain Cameron Smith.

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Canberra Raiders desperate to end home NRL drought

Raiders star Brett White, right, is determined not to lose another home game.

Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Raiders may be forced into a late change for Sunday's crucial home clash against Melbourne. 

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Canberra Raiders beat Melbourne Storm in NRL thriller

CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 20:  Jarrod Croker of the Raiders takes a high ball during the round seven NRL match between the Canberra Raiders and the Melbourne Storm at GIO Stadium on April 20, 2014 in Canberra, Australia.  (Photo by Mark Nolan/Getty Images)

Jon Tuxworth A try in the dying seconds to Canberra forward Paul Vaughan handed the Raiders a thrilling 24-22 victory over Melbourne at Canberra Stadium on Sunday.

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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. 

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Cornish impressive in trial as Raiders see off Storm without injuries

Jon Tuxworth Ricky Stuart was only concerned with one number after Saturday's 20-12 trial win in Melbourne - zero injuries.

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Terry Campese set for switch as Canberra Raiders coach Ricky Stuart weighs attack

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Portrait of The Canberra Raiders' Terry Campese
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Jon Tuxworth Canberra back-rower Josh Papalii has hinted chief playmaker Terry Campese is likely to shift to the right edge as the Raiders prepare for a major overhaul of their attacking spine.

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Canberra brothers helping USA defy the critics

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Jon Tuxworth Canberra's Stephen Howard has pledged to ''stick it up'' the USA's critics by helping them to a dream World Cup clash with Australia.

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Storm rains on Raiders

Jon Tuxworth Melbourne Storm proves rumours of its demise have been greatly exaggerated.

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Perfect Storm raise alarm for rivals after brutal demolition

SPORT: Canberra Raiders v Melbourne Storm at Canberra stadium, Bruce.  Raiders player Joel Thompson looks dejected after the Storm score another try. 4th August 2013 .Photo by MELISSA ADAMS of The Canberra Times..

Jon Tuxworth It was one of the darkest days in Raiders history. But it was also a match where a clinical and ruthless Melbourne proved rumours of their demise had been greatly exaggerated.

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Josh Papalii named in World Cup squad

Sport.  Canberra Raiders player Josh Papalii during the Raiders Captain's Run at Canberra Stadium.  9 June 2013 Canberra Times photo by Jeffrey Chan.

Jon Tuxworth Canberra Raiders star Josh Papalii's remarkable rise is complete after he was named in Australia's 24-man World Cup squad.

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White warns fans to 'be patient with Campo'

Sport.  Canberra Raiders players Terry Campese, Shaun Fensom and Josh Dugan during a photo shoot of their 2013 Raiders Gear at Raiders HQ.  28 November 2012.   Canberra Times Photo by Jeffrey Chan

Jon Tuxworth Canberra prop Brett White admits he's still battling personal doubts about his own return from a knee reconstruction.

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Raiders weather the Storm in style

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - MAY 04:  Blake Ferguson of the Raiders is congratulated by his teammates after scoring a try during the round eight NRL match between the Melbourne Storm and the Canberra Raiders at AAMI Park on May 4, 2013 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Scott Barbour/Getty Images)

Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Raiders produced one of the gutsiest wins in their 31-year history after securing the boilover of the season in Melbourne.

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Storm v Raiders - what we learned

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - MAY 04:  Blake Ferguson of the Raiders celebrates after scoring a try during the round eight NRL match between the Melbourne Storm and the Canberra Raiders at AAMI Park on May 4, 2013 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Scott Barbour/Getty Images)

Jon Tuxworth What we learned from the upset of the NRL season as Canberra downs the Storm in Melbourne.

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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.

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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...

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Shillo gives up Raiders secrets

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 Raiders skipper David Shillington's blueprint on how the Green Machine dismantled the Melbourne and Canterbury juggernauts.

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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...

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Furner labels raid by All Stars unfair

11th September 2012, Story by  , Canberra Times Photo, Colleen Petch,  Canberra Raiders media session at HQ this afternoon, Raiders coach David Furner fronts the media

Jon Tuxworth Canberra coach David Furner will rally the NRL to limit the number of All Stars representatives from each club to three, branding the Raiders' massive representation as unfair.

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Storm insist Slater's late inclusion will only be a cameo

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Jon Tuxworth MELBOURNE are adamant they're not disrespecting the All Stars concept after admitting Billy Slater could be a late addition to their squad to play Canberra in a trial match at Geelong on Friday night.