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Jon Tuxworth

Jon Tuxworth is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

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The shunned, the favoured: Player-time stats reveal Ricky Stuart's plan for Canberra Raiders

Jon Tuxworth These are the statistics that show why the Canberra Raiders NRL squad is in need of a major overhaul and why coach Ricky Stuart is pleading with fans to be patient as he rebuilds the team.

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NZ Warriors coach Andrew McFadden insists he doesn't have point to prove in Canberra return

Acting head coach of the Warriors Andrew McFadden.

Jon Tuxworth New Zealand Warriors coach Andrew McFadden still has a ''soft spot'' for the Raiders, but says there is no room for sentiment with his side's finals hopes on the line at Canberra Stadium on Sunday.

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Canberra Raiders keen to re-sign Jarrod Croker

Jarrod Croker is a priority re-signing for the Raiders.

Lee Gaskin and Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Raiders will make re-signing centre Jarrod Croker beyond next season a priority.

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Canberra Raiders slash ticket prices for grand final reunion clash against Canterbury Bulldogs

Friends and foes: Laurie Daley and Mal Meninga are returning to Canberra for the reunion of the 1994 grand final win after Origin II.

Jon Tuxworth Canberra rugby league royalty will be on hand for the Raiders next home game against Canterbury, but ticket prices have been slashed to commemorate the club's last premiership in 1994. 

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Former Canberra Raiders coach Andrew McFadden insists he can revive New Zealand Warriors in NRL

Former Canberra Raiders assistant coach Andrew McFadden is confident he can nail down the Warriors job long term.

Jon Tuxworth Andrew McFadden left the Canberra Raiders coaching staff because he felt ''a bit stale'', but he has unwavering belief he's the man to breath fresh life into the New Zealand Warriors.

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Leaner Michael Bani ready to spearhead Goulburn Bulldogs in Canberra Raiders Cup

Michael Bani is looking to impress with Goulburn this season.

Jon Tuxworth Michael Bani once weighed more than Green Machine props Tom Learoyd-Lahrs and David Shillington. 

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Loss to North Queensland Cowboys shows Canberra Raiders where the gaps are

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 08:  Johnathan Thurston of the Cowboys smiles during the post match press conference after winning the round one NRL match between the North Queensland Cowboys and the Canberra Raiders at 1300SMILES Stadium on March 8, 2014 in Townsville, Australia.  (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

Jon Tuxworth After letting a 16-0 lead slip from their grasp, Saturday's 28-22 loss to North Queensland in Townsville will sting the Canberra Raiders.

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NRL: North Queensland Cowboys loss to sting Canberra Raiders

Paul Vaughan

Jon Tuxworth After letting a 16-0 lead slip from their grasp, Saturday’s 28-22 loss to North Queensland in Townsville will sting the Canberra Raiders.

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Canberra Raiders chairman Allan Hawke spills the beans

In for the long haul: Raiders' chairman Allan Hawke.

Jon Tuxworth Will things change under the leadership of new Raiders chairman Allan Hawke? He speaks candidly to Jon Tuxworth.

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Rugby League

Ferguson's Raiders days all but over

Blake Ferguson. Injured Canberra Raiders player Blake Ferguson at Erskineville Oval with Anthony Mundine and the Alexandria Rovers.
Thursday 22nd August, 2013
Photos: Anthony Johnson

Jon Tuxworth, Chris Dutton Blake Ferguson's Canberra career appears over - the star centre is on the outer with several teammates and the Raiders are desperate to repair the club's culture by taking a tough stance on player...

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Show respect, Mundine urges Ferguson

Blake Ferguson (R) arrives with Anthony Mundine (L) at Waverley Court on July 16, 2013.

Jon Tuxworth Anthony Mundine has implored Blake Ferguson to face the music and appear before the Canberra Raiders board this week.

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Henry the man to lead Raiders revival: Ryan

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JULY 26:  Neil Henry the coach of the Cowboys speaks to the media in the post match press conference t the end of the round 20 NRL match between the North Queensland Cowboys and the Brisbane Broncos at 1300SMILES Stadium on July 26, 2013 in Townsville, Australia.  (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

Chris Dutton and Jon Tuxworth Rugby league coaching great Warren Ryan insists Neil Henry is the ''ideal'' man to lead the Canberra Raiders out of their darkest days.

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Meninga urges a tough line on Ferguson

Blake Ferguson

Jon Tuxworth Canberra Raiders great Mal Meninga has urged the NRL to make an example of Blake Ferguson and de-register him for next season, insisting it would be ''rewarding poor behaviour'' if he was allowed to...

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Mundine urges Fergo to front up at Raiders

Anthony Mundine

Jon Tuxworth Anthony Mundine has implored Blake Ferguson to face the music and front the Canberra board later this week, insisting he needs to repay the respect the club has afforded him.

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Berrigan takes swipe at Blake

Shaun Berrigan

Jon Tuxworth Retiring Raider Shaun Berrigan has launched a parting shot at sacked teammate Blake Ferguson.

Berrigan blasts a selfish star

Shaun Berrigan

Jon Tuxworth Retiring Canberra Raider Shaun Berrigan has launched a parting shot at sacked teammate Blake Ferguson, blasting his selfish approach which has helped derail the club's season.

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Reliving the Raiders' year from hell

Jon Tuxworth ■ NOVEMBER 24, 2012: Blake Ferguson is fined $5000 by the Raiders and ordered to do community work after being ejected from Canberra's Foreshore music festival for allegedly spitting on patrons.

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Canberra hasn't offered me the job, says Stuart

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 01:  Eels coach Ricky Stuart looks dejected during the round four NRL match between the Sydney Roosters and the Parramatta Eels at Allianz Stadium on April 1, 2013 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Matt King/Getty Images)

Jon Tuxworth Parramatta coach Ricky Stuart is adamant he is yet to be sounded out by Canberra powerbrokers.

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Raiders’ agony finally over for season 2013

SPORT: Raiders v Cronulla-Sutherland at Canberra stadium, Bruce..Raiders players react after the Sharks score another try . 8th SEPTEMBER 2013 .Photograph by MELISSA ADAMS of The Canberra Times.

Jon Tuxworth Like Australia under Tony Abbott, the Canberra Raiders will be under ''new management'' in 2014.

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Understrength Sharks take five to end Raiders’ season

Jarrod Croker

Jon Tuxworth Canberra's new coach will have a big task ahead of him after the Raiders ended their season from hell on Sunday with a sixth straight loss, 38-18 to an understrength Cronulla.

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