Jon Tuxworth

Jon Tuxworth

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Ferguson sticks with Raiders until 2015

Jon Tuxworth Raiders centre Blake Ferguson has dispelled rumours of a falling out with coach David Furner by signing a new contract, requesting a clause that allows him to quit Canberra if Furner isn't at the...

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Furner helps Ferguson find his centre

Jon Tuxworth Raiders centre Blake Ferguson doesn't want to be in Canberra unless David Furner is.

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Knights move may spark Waddell's career

Travis Waddell.

Jon Tuxworth Travis Waddell believes a change of scenery could be the tonic needed to save his NRL career, with Newcastle poised to offer the discarded Canberra hooker a lifeline.

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Daley keeps McCrone on radar for Blues' utility role

Josh McCrone

Jon Tuxworth NSW Origin coach Laurie Daley has no qualms thrusting Josh McCrone into the Blues' utility bench role, declaring his chances won't be harmed if he doesn't spend time at hooker with Canberra.

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A good Knight for All Star Waddell

Travis Waddell

Jon Tuxworth Discarded Canberra Raiders hooker Travis Waddell is set to resurrect his NRL career at Newcastle after his surprise selection in the Indigenous All Stars squad on Wednesday.

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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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Berrigan has timing on his side

Sport. Raiders training session at the West belconnen Leagues Club was an opposed session, officiated by NRL referees. Shaun Berrigan.  January 18th. 2013 Pic. Graham Tidy The Canberra Times.

Jon Tuxworth He may be the third oldest player in the NRL, but Shaun Berrigan insists he has the motor to be Canberra's starting hooker in round one.

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Raiders look for other options

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Canberra Raiders have re-signed 18 y/o Anthony Milford. Pictured at Raiders HQ in Bruce. 
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Photo: Rohan Thomson. Canberra Times. 


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Jon Tuxworth and David Polkinghorne Canberra whiz kid Anthony Milford could make his first-grade debut against the Roosters at Canberra Stadium on Sunday.

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Refs sidelined after hits to Raiders go unpenalised

GOLD COAST, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 01:  Referee Gerard Sutton signals to the players during the round five NRL match between the Gold Coast Titans and the Canterbury Bulldogs at Skilled Park on April 1, 2012 in Gold Coast, Australia.  (Photo by Matt Roberts/Getty Images) Referee Gerard Sutton... stood down from this week's NRL fixtures.

Jon Tuxworth Referees Gerard Sutton and Brett Suttor will be stood down from this week's NRL fixtures after two illegal incidents that injured two Canberra Raiders players went unpenalised at Newcastle on Sunday...

Furious Furner slams referees over non-calls

Furner

Jon Tuxworth Canberra chief executive Don Furner has launched a stinging attack on the refereeing in Sunday's loss to Newcastle, after whistle-blowers Brett Suttor and Gerard Sutton were dumped from officiating...

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Raiders fume despite refs' axing

SPORT - Blake ferguson  at Canberra Raiders training at Bruce HQ. Canberra                                                                          29th March  2013.                                                                                                                                                                    Photo by, Colleen Petch of The Canberra Times.

Jon Tuxworth Canberra chief executive Don Furner has launched a stinging attack on the refereeing in Sunday's loss to Newcastle, after whistleblowers Brett Suttor and Gerard Sutton were dumped from officiating...

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Campese gets ready for 'second' debut

Terry Campese

Jon Tuxworth, Michael Chammas Nine years after playing his first NRL match, Raiders captain Terry Campese feels like he's about to make his debut again.

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Wighton tackle adds salt to Raiders' loss

NEWCASTLE, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 31:  Joel Thompson (R) of the Raiders breaks through Knights defence during the round four NRL match between the Newcastle Knights and the Canberra Raiders at Hunter Stadium on March 31, 2013 in Newcastle, Australia.  (Photo by Tony Feder/Getty Images)

Jon Tuxworth A bruised and battered Canberra is furious Newcastle’s Akuila Uate escaped punishment for tackling Jack Wighton in the air after the Raiders winger hurt his wrist in Sunday night’s 28-12 loss at...

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What we learned: Raiders v Warriors

David Shillington

Jon Tuxworth All the talking points from the Raiders' last-gasp victory over the Warriors.

McCrone savours shock call-up

Canberra Raiders v New Zealand Warriors at Canberra Stadium. Canberra's Josh McCrone.

Jon Tuxworth Canberra Raiders star Josh McCrone was putting in some hard yakka on the family farm when he learned of his shock Country call-up yesterday.

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McCrone out to make hay while sun shines after shock Country call

17 February 2012, sport, Canberra Times photo by STUART WALMSLEY. The Canberra Raiders train at the club's headquarters in Bruce. Josh McCrone.

Jon Tuxworth CANBERRA halfback Josh McCrone was putting in some hard yakka on the family farm when he learnt of his shock Country call-up yesterday.