Jon Tuxworth

Jon Tuxworth

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Canberra Raiders chairman Allan Hawke spills the beans

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

League

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

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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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Brett White says Canberra Raiders eager to put turmoil behind them

Jon Tuxworth Raiders vice-captain Brett White believes the turmoil that crippled the club's 2013 season is behind them

England prop Lee Mossop eyes round 10 for debut with Parramatta Eels

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James Macsmith, Jon Tuxworth England prop Lee Mossop has revealed he won't be fit to make his Parramatta debut until mid-season as he recovers from shoulder surgery.

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Slide in club memberships throws Canberra Raiders

SPORT: Canberra Raiders v Melbourne Storm at Canberra stadium, Bruce. Raiders fans brave the cold conditions.. 4th August 2013 .Photo by MELISSA ADAMS of The Canberra Times..

Jon Tuxworth, Lee Gaskin The Canberra Raiders have talked up a new culture but fans are still to be convinced.

Rugby League

Kimmorley to stay at Raiders but in altered role

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Canberra Raiders new assistant Coach Brett Kimmorley
10 December 2012
The Canberra Times
Photo: Jay Cronan

Jon Tuxworth Brett Kimmorley has given a strong indication he will remain on the Canberra Raiders' coaching staff next season, easing fears he would walk after Ricky Stuart was installed as head coach.

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Raiders urged to suck it up

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Raiders player Josh McCrone in action during the game against the Canterbury Bulldogs.
The Canberra Times
17 August 2013
Photo Jay Cronan

Jon Tuxworth Dane Tilse and Josh McCrone have urged the club's off-contract senior stars to embrace the pressure.

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Stuart wants Raiders to bond quickly

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Coach Ricky Stuart unveils the clubs new billboard outside Raiders HQ
The Canberra Times
31 October 2013
Photo Jay Cronan
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Jon Tuxworth Ricky Stuart will use the opening weeks of his tenure to forge a ''nice, strong bond'' with his players.

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Wayward stars leave bitter taste for McIntyre

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Canberra Raiders chairman John McIntyre will step down as chairman from his duties.
The Canberra Times
31 October 2013
Photo Jay Cronan

Jon Tuxworth Outgoing Raiders chairman John McIntyre believes the club may re-consider its future handling of wayward players.

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McIntyre proud of Raiders legacy

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Canberra Raiders chairman John McIntyre will step down as chairman from his duties.
The Canberra Times
31 October 2013
Photo Jay Cronan

Jon Tuxworth John McIntyre has seen it all in three decades with his beloved club, writes Jon Tuxworth.

Rugby League

Canberra Raiders face tough start to season with horror early draw

Sport. Canberra Raiders training at their Bruce HQ. Player, Terry
Campese. December 3rd 2013 Canberra Times photograph by Graham Tidy.


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Jon Tuxworth The Ricky Stuart era at Canberra is set for a daunting start after the Raiders were given a horror early season draw including four of their first five games on the road.

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Sports physician Dr Peter Fricker to review Raiders operations

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Jon Tuxworth He's helped some of Australia's best athletes to Olympic gold, but Dr Peter Fricker believes the Canberra Raiders' football operations don't require a radical overhaul to bounce back from the most...

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Canberra's Brett White backs his teammate Terry Campese to have a big season

Sport.   Canberra Raiders player Brett White, centre, chatting to team mates on the side lines [he did not participate in training] during training at Raiders Belconnen in Holt, Brett is back in Canberra after playing for Ireland in the Rugby League World Cup.   13 December 2013. Canberra Times photo by Jeffrey  Chan.

Jon Tuxworth Raiders prop Brett White believes Terry Campese's decision to withdraw from the World Cup will revive his career.

League

NRL: Dane Tilse predicts happy finale for Anthony Milford

Jon Tuxworth Canberra prop Dane Tilse backs young half Anthony Milford to revel in the happier vibe around the club.

League

Wighton gets skipper's nod for Ferguson

Jon Tuxworth Canberra skipper Terry Campese has backed youngster Jack Wighton as the ideal replacement for Blake Ferguson at centre.

Campese struggling for confidence to run in rain

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Jon Tuxworth Raiders skipper Terry Campese has conceded his troublesome knee has affected his mindset, admitting his running game has been particularly stifled by a lack of confidence in wet conditions.

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Berrigan calls for Papalii to start Origin

BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 25:  Josh Papalii looks to pass during a Queensland Maroons State of Origin training session at Suncorp Stadium on June 25, 2013 in Brisbane, Australia.  (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

Jon Tuxworth Former Maroons stalwart Shaun Berrigan has called for Josh Papalii to start for Queensland in Origin III, insisting they're missing a trick by allowing him to cool his heels on the bench.

State of Origin

Berrigan wants Papalii firing from kick-off

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Jon Tuxworth Former Maroons stalwart Shaun Berrigan has called for Josh Papalii to start for Queensland in Origin III, insisting they're missing a trick by allowing him to cool his heels on the bench.

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Milford's rise gives Raiders new option

CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA - JULY 07:  Anthony Milford of the Raiders is congratulated after scoring a try during the round 17 NRL match between the Canberra Raiders and the North Queensland Cowboys at Canberra Stadium on July 7, 2013 in Canberra, Australia.  (Photo by Stefan Postles/Getty Images)

Jon Tuxworth Raiders considering Milford as utility fullback for rest of the year after "Ben Barba-like" performance.