Jon Tuxworth

Jon Tuxworth

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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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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'.

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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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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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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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Cronk could be a benchmark for promising McCrone

Jon Tuxworth Raiders playmaker Josh McCrone can emulate Queensland star Cooper Cronk and ease his way into the Origin cauldron from the bench, according to Canberra prop David Shillington.

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McCrone could follow Cronk's lead off bench

Josh McCrone

Jon Tuxworth CANBERRA prop David Shillington believes Josh McCrone can emulate Queensland star Cooper Cronk and ease his way into the Origin cauldron from the bench.

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Slater could have surprise run against Raiders

17 July 2011, sport, Canberra Times photo by STUART WALMSLEY. NRL. Canberra Raiders v Melbourne Storm at Canberra Stadium. Canberra s Dane Tilse tackle s The Storm s Billy Slater. SPECIAL 1

Jon Tuxworth Melbourne is adamant it's not being disrespectful to the All Stars concept after admitting Billy Slater could be a late addition to the squad to play Canberra in a trial match at Geelong on Friday...

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'Don't scrap All Stars'

Canberra Raiders player David Shillington.

Jon Tuxworth Canberra Raiders enforcer David Shillington has implored the NRL to retain the All Stars concept.

All Stars game stacks up against Kiwi plan, says Shillington

Raiders player David Shillington.

Jon Tuxworth CANBERRA RAIDERS enforcer David Shillington has implored the NRL to retain the All Stars concept and resist the urge to scrap it to accommodate a rich Super Nines tournament in New Zealand.

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Obstruction rule baffles Bennett

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 Knights Season launch at Surf house. Image shows Wayne Bennett.
1st March 2013   pic     Darren Pateman

Jon Tuxworth Newcastle coach Wayne Bennett has branded the policing of the obstruction rule a “minefield’’.

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Smith tips Origin sneak peek

Raiders training. Josh Dugan

By Jon Tuxworth Melbourne Storm skipper Cameron Smith has predicted Saturday's season-opener at Canberra Stadium could serve as a preview to State of Origin, comparing Raiders star Josh Dugan to a young version of...

Storm wary of Raiders' exciting prospect

Melbourne Storm players train at Gosch's Paddock yesterday.

Jon Tuxworth, Canberra Storm skipper Cameron Smith says season-opener could serve as a preview to state of origin.

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Furner fumes after Ferguson 'try' disallowed by refs

Terry Campese of the Raiders reacts to a call by the referee during the round one NRL match between the Canberra Raiders and the Melbourne Storm at Canberra Stadium on March 3, 2012 in Canberra, Australia.

Jon Tuxworth THE CANBERRA Raiders were left fuming after a try to Blake Ferguson was controversially disallowed in a season-opening 24-19 loss to Melbourne at Canberra Stadium last night.

Forward call leaves Furner feeling flat

Billy Slater

Jon Tuxworth Canberra were left fuming after a try to Blake Ferguson was controversially disallowed in a season-opening 24-19 loss to Melbourne at Canberra Stadium last night.

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Campo almost back to his best, says Cowboys centre Tate

By JON TUXWORTH IF ANYONE knows how arduous the road to recovery from knee surgery is, it's Brent Tate.

Campese aims to hold his ground as Cowboys try to shoot him down

Terry Campese

Jon Tuxworth CANBERRA skipper Terry Campese wants to bury the demons of last year's doomed comeback from injury against North Queensland when the two sides meet again at Canberra Stadium tonight.

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Campese takes centre stage

Terry Campese lines up alongside Johnathan Thurston for Australia against Papua New Guinea in the 2008 World Cup.

Jon Tuxworth Canberra Raiders skipper Terry Campese wants to bury the demons of last year's doomed comeback from injury against North Queensland when the sides meet again at Canberra Stadium tonight.

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