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Jon Tuxworth

Jon Tuxworth is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

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Gambling 'not epidemic' in NRL, but players have no excuse says Raider Brett White

Jon Tuxworth Canberra Raiders welfare officer David Thom says players can no longer plead ignorance about betting on NRL matches. 

Canberra Raiders left out Brett White for tactics, not form, says Ricky Stuart

Brett White was left out of the Raiders' team against the Titans.

Jon Tuxworth Canberra coach Ricky Stuart says Brett White's omission from the Raiders on Sunday was because of tactics not form. 

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Brett White says Canberra Raiders eager to put turmoil behind them

Jon Tuxworth Raiders vice-captain Brett White believes the turmoil that crippled the club's 2013 season is behind them

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Canberra Raiders still strong despite David Shillington injury, says Brett White

Jon Tuxworth Brett White has backed the Raiders' front row to lift should injured prop David Shillington miss the start of the season.

Canberra Raiders prop Brett White to decide playing future within month

SPORT:  Canberra Raiders v Gold Coast Titans match at Canberra Stadium. L-R Raiders players Shannon Boyd, Josh McCrone and Brett White sit on the sideline .23rd March 2014. Photo by Melissa Adams of The Canberra Times.

Jon Tuxworth and Lee Gaskin Raiders forward Tom Learoyd-Lahrs holding off contract talks until he returns to first-grade, but admits the re-signings of Paul Vaughan and Shannon Boyd make it tougher to remain in Canberra.

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Canberra's Brett White backs his teammate Terry Campese to have a big season

Sport.   Canberra Raiders player Brett White, centre, chatting to team mates on the side lines [he did not participate in training] during training at Raiders Belconnen in Holt, Brett is back in Canberra after playing for Ireland in the Rugby League World Cup.   13 December 2013. Canberra Times photo by Jeffrey  Chan.

Jon Tuxworth Raiders prop Brett White believes Terry Campese's decision to withdraw from the World Cup will revive his career.

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Canberra Raiders' Brett White and Paul Vaughan stand up for World Cup

Brett White playing for Ireland at the 2013 Rugby League World Cup. Photo: Getty Images

Jon Tuxworth Canberra Raiders prop Brett White has branded criticism of the World Cup as ''closed minded'.

Melbourne Storm v Canberra Raiders

Storm v Raiders live blog.

Jon Tuxworth The Melbourne Storm host the Canberra Raiders at AAMI Park, from 5.0pm (AEST) Saturday.

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

Shaun Fensom.

Jon Tuxworth Raiders news, team naming this afternoon.

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NRL boss David Smith assures Canberra Raiders junior concessions are coming

Staying positive: Brett White (left), with Shaun Fensom, says the Raiders will continue to fight.

Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Raiders are confident junior player concessions will be included in the salary cap by next season after NRL boss David Smith reassured them he intends to honour his promise in Canberra...

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Dane Tilse backs Canberra Raiders to match Bulldogs' pack

Tilse  urged the team to use the club's 1994 premiership celebrations as motivation to lift and snap a four-game losing streak.

Jon Tuxworth Canberra prop Dane Tilse insists an understrength Raiders can match Canterbury's feared pack on Friday at Canberra Stadium, despite the absence of Josh Papalii, Paul Vaughan and Joel Edwards.

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Dragons in talks to sign Raiders prop Tom Learoyd-Lahrs

Tom Learoyd-Lahrs at Raiders training on Wednesday.

Jon Tuxworth Another big-name Canberra Raider could sign with St George Illawarra within weeks.

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Raiders out to prove their worth

Canberra player Glenn Buttriss says the Raiders were out to prove their worth on the weekend.

Jon Tuxworth Canberra Raiders hooker Glen Buttriss says several players used the club's aggressive recruitment drive as motivation to show their worth and end a horror form slump against North Queensland on...

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Tom Learoyd-Lahrs hell-bent on NRL return

Canberra Raiders player Tom Learoyd-Lahrs says he's ready for the challenge of NRL and earning a new contract.

Jon Tuxworth Raiders prop Tom Learoyd-Lahrs he faces a battle emerging from the NRL wilderness. 

Josh Papalii back for Canberra Raiders, Joel Edwards rested

Josh Papalii at Raiders training.

Jon Tuxworth Canberra Raiders representative star Josh Papalii has been named to make his comeback from injury in a major boost before Saturday afternoon's crucial home clash with Newcastle Knights.

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Canberra Raiders say revenge for last year's record Melbourne Storm loss won't be motivation

Josh McCrone played his 100th NRL game in last year's massive 68-4 loss to the Melbourne Storm.

Jon Tuxworth It was meant to be a day of celebration, but Canberra Raiders star Josh McCrone's 100th game against Melbourne last year is a day he'd prefer to forget.

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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. 

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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. 

England prop Lee Mossop eyes round 10 for debut with Parramatta Eels

Lee Mossop

James Macsmith, Jon Tuxworth England prop Lee Mossop has revealed he won't be fit to make his Parramatta debut until mid-season as he recovers from shoulder surgery.