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Jon Tuxworth

Jon Tuxworth is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

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Queanbeyan Roos replace offensive team song in time for major semi this weekend

Jon Tuxworth The Queanbeyan Kangaroos has submitted a new "G-rated" victory song to the CRL.

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Goulburn eliminate West Belconnen in Canberra Raiders Cup semi

Goulburn and Belconnen players brawl at the end of Sunday’s match.

Jon Tuxworth Goulburn coach Mick Picker believes it ''would be silly'' if disciplinary action is taken after their 16-10 elimination final win ended in punches at Goulburn Workers Arena on Sunday. 

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Giteau backs Raiders chance: 'Take a leaf from us and prove coach wrong'

The Raiders are on the verge of winning their first wooden spoon since 1982.

Jon Tuxworth Former Canberra Raiders captain Ron Giteau has urged the current players to prove coach Ricky Stuart wrong and show they can compete without big name stars as they prepare for Sunday's wooden spoon...

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Canberra Raiders coach Ricky Stuart says NRL salary cap isn't working

Jon Tuxworth Ricky Stuart has urged the NRL to look at other options to help battling teams bring in marquee talent.

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Fractured skull rules out Canberra Raiders fullback Jordan Rapana for the season

Injured: Jordan Rapana's season is over after he suffered a fractured skull during Canberra's loss to the Dragons on Saturday.

Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Raiders' injury crisis has gone from bad to worse - fullback Jordan Rapana will miss the rest of the season with a fractured skull and stand-in captain Brett White will be out for at...

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Canberra Raiders overlook Terry Campese for clash with Cronulla

No nonsense: Terry Campese.

Jon Tuxworth Raiders skipper overlooked for selection for Sunday's trip to Cronulla, despite being passed fit.

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Brisbane-bound Raider Anthony Milford shrugs off NRL salary investigation

Moving north: Canberra Raider Anthony Milford was interviewed by the NRL.

Jon Tuxworth Canberra Raider Anthony Milford says he has nothing to be concerned about after the Brisbane Broncos-bound star met with NRL salary-cap investigators last week.

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Police career on hold for Canberra Raiders fullback Jordan Rapana

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Jon Tuxworth Canberra Raiders comeback kid Jordan Rapana has revealed he was ready to quit the game and join the police force before playing his first NRL game in six years. 

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Dragons legend Matt Cooper urges club to stick with Dugan at centre

Former Dragons centre Matt Cooper says Josh Dugan should remain at centre.

Jon Tuxworth St George Illawarra legend Matt Cooper has implored the Dragons to persevere with Josh Dugan at centre, admitting he was shocked at how quickly he's adapted to the position. 

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Jarrod Croker hopes Canberra Raiders fans 'get into' Josh Dugan

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Jon Tuxworth Canberra centre hopes scorned Raiders fans will give returning fullback a warm welcome.

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Canberra Raiders' X-factors Jack Wighton and Edrick Lee provide ray of hope in dark season

Jarrod Croker and Edrick Lee of the Raiders.

Jon Tuxworth There's something about Edrick Lee's swagger and ''aura'' that boosts the Raiders, says Jarrod Croker. 

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Kurt Baptiste ready to win Canberra Raiders hooker 'musical chairs'

Raiders hooker Kurt Baptiste knows he's in for a fight to retain a spot in the squad.

Jon Tuxworth Raiders hooker Kurt Baptiste wants to turn his poor luck around and find a seat in the Raiders' musical chairs. 

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What we learned: Canberra Raiders v St George Illawarra Dragons

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Jon Tuxworth All the talking points from the Dragons' 34-16 win over the Raiders at Canberra Stadium.

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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.

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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.

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Canberra Raiders back rookie draft proposal to ward off NRL poachers

Star juniors such as Jack Wighton and Brenko Lee would be hard to poach under the new draft system.

Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Raiders want to regulate junior player poaching by NRL rivals.

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Josh McCrone backs Terry Campese to prove doubters wrong

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Jon Tuxworth Canberra Raiders halfback Josh McCrone has backed Terry Campese to bounce back from recent criticism.

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What we learned: Parramatta Eels v Canberra Raiders

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Jon Tuxworth All the talking points from the Eels' win over the Raiders in Darwin.

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Canberra Raiders fade late as Parramatta Eels win in Darwin

Jarrod Croker comforts teammate Jordan Rapana.

Jon Tuxworth Late loss shows it's not all doom and gloom for the Raiders and coach Ricky Stuart.

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Raiders to stick with Ricky Stuart, says club boss

Raiders coach Ricky Stuart has the full backing of the club, boss Don Furner says.

Jon Tuxworth Canberra Raiders boss Don Furner insists coach Ricky Stuart has the full backing of the club and will be given the full term of his three year deal to turn the embattled club around. 

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