Jon Tuxworth

Jon Tuxworth

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Early debate over NSW halves 'crazy': Peter Sterling

Jon Tuxworth Halves battle between Jarrod Mullen and Terry Campese shapes as crucial in Saturday afternoon's clash.

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Canberra Raiders fall foul of Titans’ gamesmanship

Greg Bird of the Titans struggles to get off a tackled player as referee Brett Suttor looks on.

Jon Tuxworth NRL rules committee member Darren Lockyer says the belief some teams are deliberately conceding penalties to reset their defensive line under pressure is likely to be discussed, admitting it’s...

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NRL: Jack Ahearn has faith in his future

Sport: Raiders player Jack Ahearn sporting his old local Valley Dragons jersey. 28th of February 2014, Canberra Times Photograph by Katherine Griffiths

Jon Tuxworth The similarities between Jack Ahearn and Josh Dugan are obvious - same junior club, same position, same tattoos.

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Milford not right fit for Broncos: mentor

WOLLONGONG, AUSTRALIA - JULY 27:  Anthony Milford of the Raiders scores a try during the round 20 match between the St George Illawarra Dragons and the Canberra Raiders at WIN Stadium on July 27, 2013 in Wollongong, Australia.  (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

Jon Tuxworth Anthony Milford's mentor believes Brisbane would be throwing the Raider to the wolves if they recruit him for 2014.

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Storm lashing not end of the world, Lockyer tells Canberra

Joel Thompson

Jon Tuxworth Brisbane great Darren Lockyer has urged Canberra to use the embarrassing 68-4 meltdown to Melbourne as motivation to ''prove a point'' and revive their tattered finals hopes.

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Raiders make them, others take them

SPORT: Canberra Raiders v Melbourne Storm at Canberra stadium, Bruce. Raiders player Anthony Milford gets away from Storm player Kevin Proctor. 4th August 2013 .Photo by MELISSA ADAMS of The Canberra Times..

Jon Tuxworth Raiders development demands an NRL overhaul to reward clubs who develop juniors.

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Blue Raiders hold promise in Origin fight

20th September 2012, Story by Jon Tuxworth , Canberra Times Photograph by, Colleen Petch, Canberra Raiders Under 20's halfback Mitch Cornish is hoping to emulate the feat of the under 20's from 2008 with a grand final win

Jon Tuxworth Raiders and NSW under 20s playmaker Mitch Cornish says the exciting crop of Blues youngsters can forge their own dynasty.

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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.

Civoniceva favoured, but Shillington to play every Origin like it's his last

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JULY 07: David Shillington of the Maroons (L) rushes to congratulate Nate Myles after he scored during game three of the ARL State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at ANZ Stadium on July 7, 2010 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Mark Nolan/Getty Images)

Jon Tuxworth AS A young bull, David Shillington religiously pored over footage of Petero Civoniceva to help take his game to the next level.

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Shillington's series inspiration

Canberra Raiders v Parramatta at Canberra Stadium.   Raiders player, David Shillington is tackled by Eels player, Casey McGuire.

Jon Tuxworth As a young bull, David Shillington religiously pored through footage of Petero Civoniceva to help take his game to the next level.

League

Don't overplay your role, Dugan told

Raiders player, Josh Dugan, faces the media for the first time after a one game suspension for not complying with the club's alcohol policy.

Jon Tuxworth Injured Canberra Raiders five-eighth Terry Campese insists Josh Dugan can't be expected to single-handedly save their season after his switch from fullback to the No.

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Dugan told to get defensive

30 May 2012 NEWS Canberra Times photograph by GRAHAM TIDY Story by Jon Tuxworth. Canberra Raiders training at their Bruce HQ. Player,  Josh Dugan.

Jon Tuxworth Legendary five-eighths Laurie Daley and Darren Lockyer have warned Raiders fullback Josh Dugan to expect a defensive litmus test when he moves into the No.

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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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Campese set to start as Broncos halfback hit by injury

CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 08:  Terry Campese of the Raiders and Ben Henry of the Warriors fight for a loose ball during the round six NRL match between the Canberra Raiders and the New Zealand Warriors at Canberra Stadium on April 8, 2012 in Canberra, Australia.  (Photo by Stefan Postles/Getty Images)

Jon Tuxworth Canberra's bid to beat the high-flying Broncos received a double boost yesterday, with Raiders playmaker Terry Campese returning to the training paddock and Brisbane counterpart Peter Wallace ruled...