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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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Laurie Daley says Blake Austin would be 'great boost' for Canberra Raiders

Blake Austin is a chance to join the Raiders.

Jon Tuxworth Canberra's greatest five-eighth, Laurie Daley, believes key recruiting target Blake Austin would be a "great boost for the club", but warned Wests Tigers they'd be foolish to let him go.

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Juniors realise grand final dreams in local rugby league deciders

SPORT: Junior rugby league grand finals at Canberra Stadium in Bruce. Under 16s Zone 1 grand final between West Belconnen Gold and Queanbeyan United Blues. From left, Gold players Dustin Lister and Harry Brown celebrate a try.14th September 2014 . Photo by Melissa Adams of The Canberra Times.

Jon Tuxworth Canberra Stadium may not have been a successful hunting ground for the Canberra Raiders this year, but the region's best juniors were able to live out their dreams when the Canberra junior rugby...

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Canberra Raiders' skipper Terry Campese could benefit from giving up the club captaincy, according to great Alan Tongue

Terry Campese.

Jon Tuxworth Former Canberra Raiders skipper Alan Tongue believes Terry Campese could benefit from giving up the captaincy to ease the pressure on him as he tries to save his career. 

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Terry Campese saga has become a soap opera for Canberra Raiders

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Jon Tuxworth Saturday Serve: A great clubman like Terry Campese at least deserves a respectful send-off to his Canberra career.

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Canberra Raiders nursery to grow further with Mitch Cornish ready to embrace fatherhood

Mitch Cornish in action at GIO Stadium last month.

Jon Tuxworth He's looked right at home accepting more on-field responsibility, but Canberra Raiders halfback Mitch Cornish says he "doesn't know what to expect" as he prepares for fatherhood. 

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Departing Canberra Raiders star Anthony Milford adamant he never second guessed move to Brisbane

Anthony Milford leaves the Raiders with positive memories.

Jon Tuxworth and Lee Gaskin Departing Canberra star Anthony Milford says he has never regretted deciding to move to Brisbane.

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Anthony Milford nominated for RLPA's top gong

Jon Tuxworth The Rugby League Players' Association has given Canberra Raiders fans another reminder of how much Anthony Milford's✓ departure will hurt by nominating him for its highest individual honour.

Canberra Raiders released Matt Allwood in secret

Matt Allwood.

Chris Wilson, Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Raiders have confirmed they granted Matt Allwood an early release two months ago due to undisclosed off-field reasons, with neither party willing to elaborate on Thursday.

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Canberra Raiders Shaun Fensom vows to return from knee injury for round one next year

Agony: Raiders hard-man Shaun Fensom after injuring his knee against the Warriors.

Jon Tuxworth Injured Canberra Raiders lock Shaun Fensom says he wanted to play on with a ruptured anterior ligament.

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Canberra Raiders quartet chosen in Australia's Four Nations train-on squad

Jack of all trades, Raiders utility Jack Wighton.

Jon Tuxworth Despite finishing second last, some Canberra Raiders stars have something to smile about.

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Queanbeyan Blues reverse last year's extra-time heartache with grand final win over Goulburn

Jon Tuxworth Queanbeyan Blues coach Simon Woolford played 262 NRL games, but his last premiership as a player was as a 17-year-old. 

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Josh McCrone ready to fight for Canberra Raiders halves spot

Josh McCrone still wants to play in the halves for Canberra.

Jon Tuxworth Canberra Raider Josh McCrone has indicated he is ready to fight to regain his halves spot in 2015.

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Canberra Raiders utility Jack Wighton rates himself a No.1 contender

Raiders utility Jack Wighton.

Chris Wilson, Jon Tuxworth Canberra's Jack Wighton is confident he could be a genuine contender as the club's long-term fullback.

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Jarrod Croker on track to re-write Canberra Raiders records

Blood runs green: Jarrod Croker is close to a new deal with Canberra.

Jon Tuxworth, Chris Wilson Jarrod Croker used to joke he would become the Raiders' top points scorer. It's no joke now.

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Queanbeyan coach praises veteran Goulburn prop Michael Dodson

Goulburn's Michael Dodson takes on the Queanbeyan Roos defence earlier this year.

Jon Tuxworth Queanbeyan Kangaroos coach Aaron Gorrell jokes he "got an invite to Michael Dodson's 50th" last year. 

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What we learnt: Canberra Raiders v Wests Tigers

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Jon Tuxworth All the talking points from the Raiders' 27-12 win over the Tigers at Canberra Stadium on Saturday.

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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 secure back-to-back victories with win over Wests Tigers

Jack Wighton scores the second try for the Raiders.

Jon Tuxworth Who needs James Tedesco, Brett Stewart or Josh Hoffman?

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Bulldogs cap off memorable weekend for Goulburn

Jon Tuxworth As far as red-letter football weekends go, Goulburn will find the one they just enjoyed hard to top.