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Jon Tuxworth

Jon Tuxworth is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

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Canberra Raiders won't leave Souths Logan in the lurch

Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Raiders insist they will not desert the Souths Logan region, which has produced some of its best players, despite the decision to stop using its Queensland Cup side as a feeder club.

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Canberra Raiders to welcome back Sam Williams, but Joel Thompson talks break down

Former Raiders players Joel Thompson, Shaun Berrigan and Sam Williams in 2013. Williams is likely to return but Thompson will stay at the Dragons.

Jon Tuxworth Canberra Raiders coach Ricky Stuart has all but confirmed halfback Sam Williams will return to the club next season, but Joel Thompson will not be following suit.

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Canberra Raiders assistant coach Matt Parish granted immediate release from contract

NSW and Canberra Raiders assistant coach Matt Parish, left, with Laurie Daley. Parish has left the NRL club.

Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Raiders will begin the search for a new assistant coach immediately after Matt Parish was granted an immediate release to return to Sydney. 

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Jeremy Hawkins to debut for Canberra Raiders against Gold Coast

Canberra Raiders debutant Jeremy Hawkins.

Jon Tuxworth Hawkins joins Mitch Cornish, Shannon Boyd, Matt Allwood and Brenko Lee on Raiders' 2014 debutant list.

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Kimmorley to stay at Raiders but in altered role

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Canberra Raiders new assistant Coach Brett Kimmorley
10 December 2012
The Canberra Times
Photo: Jay Cronan

Jon Tuxworth Brett Kimmorley has given a strong indication he will remain on the Canberra Raiders' coaching staff next season, easing fears he would walk after Ricky Stuart was installed as head coach.

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Keep Sam at any cost: Kimmorley

Sam Williams

Jon Tuxworth BRETT KIMMORLEY has urged Canberra to move heaven and earth to re-sign Sam Williams, insisting his emergence has ended the Raiders' decade-long halfback search.

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Raiders keen to give coach Kimmorley the nod

Brett Kimmorley

Jon Tuxworth Former premiership halfback Brett Kimmorley has emerged as a genuine contender to take on an assistant coaching role at Canberra next season.

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Not half bad: Kimmorley to tutor Raiders dynamo

Sam Williams

Jon Tuxworth Canberra halfback Sam Williams has no doubt Brett Kimmorley can take his game to the next level.

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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''.

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Raiders' split personality befuddles fans

9thSeptember 2012, Canberra Times Photo by Karleen Minney. Raiders V Sharks Quarter final. Raiders celebrate

Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Raiders are the NRL's Jekyll and Hyde team. About as predictable as next week's Lotto numbers.

Canberra on alert over McFadden

Jon Tuxworth Terry Campese's return bolsters Canberra's arsenal, but the Raiders are wary former assistant coach Andrew McFadden could prove the New Zealand Warriors' secret weapon on Saturday night.

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Berrigan recalled as injuries take toll

Sport: Thursday morning Raiders training at Raiders HQ Oval, Bruce. Player Shaun Berrigan.11th of April 2013. Canberra Times Photograph by Katherine Griffiths

Jon Tuxworth Canberra's hooker crisis has forced it to hand out-of-favour veteran Shaun Berrigan a lifeline.

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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?

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Dunemann quick to deal with upheaval

Sport- Raiders Caretaker coach Andrew Dunemann holds his first press conference in the role. Canberra times photo by Karleen Minney.  22nd August 2013.

Chris Dutton, Jon Tuxworth Interim Canberra Raiders coach Andrew Dunemann is adamant his team will not suffer from a week of turmoil.

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Ferguson's Raiders days all but over

Blake Ferguson. Injured Canberra Raiders player Blake Ferguson at Erskineville Oval with Anthony Mundine and the Alexandria Rovers.
Thursday 22nd August, 2013
Photos: Anthony Johnson

Jon Tuxworth, Chris Dutton Blake Ferguson's Canberra career appears over - the star centre is on the outer with several teammates and the Raiders are desperate to repair the club's culture by taking a tough stance on player...

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Stick with Williams: Kimmorley

4th July 2012, Story by Jon Tuxworth,  Canberra Times Photo, Colleen Petch,  Raiders training at HQ this morning. Sam Williams runs past coach David Furner.

Jon Tuxworth Brett Kimmorley believes Canberra's gamble of playing Josh Dugan at five-eighth is doomed to fail, urging the Raiders to place their faith in Sam Williams for the rest of the year.