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Jon Tuxworth

Jon Tuxworth is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

Saturday Serve

Terry Campese saga has become a soap opera for Canberra Raiders

Jon Tuxworth Saturday Serve: A great clubman like Terry Campese at least deserves a respectful send-off to his Canberra career.

League

Jarrod Croker on track to re-write Canberra Raiders records

Blood runs green: Jarrod Croker is close to a new deal with Canberra.

Jon Tuxworth, Chris Wilson Jarrod Croker used to joke he would become the Raiders' top points scorer. It's no joke now.

Saturday Serve

Terry Campese saga has become a soap opera for Canberra Raiders

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Jon Tuxworth A great clubman like Terry Campese at least deserves a respectful send-off to his Canberra career.

League

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

Big-name recruit Bill Tupou has played only five games for the Raiders in 2014.

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.

League

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.

League

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.

League

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.

League

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. 

League

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. 

League

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

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.

Rugby League

Kimmorley to stay at Raiders but in altered role

Sport
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.

League

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.

League

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
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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.

League

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.

League

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

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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.

League

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

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