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Jon Tuxworth

Jon Tuxworth is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

David Shillington to use clash with Burgess boys to push for Four Nations berth

Jon Tuxworth Canberra Raiders prop David Shillington will use Monday night's stoush with South Sydney's Burgess brothers as an audition to reignite his representative career and push for a Four Nations berth.

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Raider David Shillington welcomes tough line on dangerous tackles

Canberra player David Shillington.

Jon Tuxworth David Shillington has applauded the NRL's tough new stance on cannonball and crusher tackles.

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Trim David Shillington keen to flex muscle for Canberra Raiders

Canberra Times socials- Menslink Breakfast. Photo by Lyn Mills.  September 2013. Dave and Sonia Shillington.

Jon Tuxworth He may have stepped down from the Canberra Raiders leadership group, but David Shillington is ''excited'' about taking on extra responsibility at home as he awaits the arrival of his first child.

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Canberra Raiders still strong despite David Shillington injury, says Brett White

Jon Tuxworth Brett White has backed the Raiders' front row to lift should injured prop David Shillington miss the start of the season.

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David Shillington set to miss Canberra Raiders' season opener

David Shillington.

Jon Tuxworth Canberra Raiders prop David Shillington is set to miss the season-opener against North Queensland on March 8, with scans on a rib cartilage injury on Monday expected to confirm he'll be sidelined for...

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Canberra Raiders begin cleanout as Learoyd-Lahrs, Robinson move on

Jon Tuxworth Reece Robinson and Tom Learoyd-Lahrs headline a number of players who will leave the Canberra Raiders next season as coach Ricky Stuart begins a similar cleanout he orchestrated at Parramatta. 

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What we learned: Raiders v Eels

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Jon Tuxworth All the talking points from the Raiders' 33-20 win over the Eels at Canberra Stadium on Saturday.

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Canberra Raiders Shaun Fensom vows to return from knee injury for round one next year

Agony: Raiders hard-man Shaun Fensom after injuring his knee against the Warriors.

Jon Tuxworth Injured Canberra Raiders lock Shaun Fensom says he wanted to play on with a ruptured anterior ligament.

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Paul Vaughan close to striking upgraded deal with Canberra Raiders

Jon Tuxworth Canberra prop Paul Vaughan is close to re-signing with the club until the end of 2017.

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Kurt Baptiste ready to win Canberra Raiders hooker 'musical chairs'

Raiders hooker Kurt Baptiste knows he's in for a fight to retain a spot in the squad.

Jon Tuxworth Raiders hooker Kurt Baptiste wants to turn his poor luck around and find a seat in the Raiders' musical chairs. 

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Retiring Raider Brett White backs Jarrod Croker, Shaun Fensom as future captaincy candidates

Retiring Raiders prop Brett White says the club's young leaders will step up next year.

Jon Tuxworth Retiring Canberra Raider Brett White is adamant his departure and Terry Campese's uncertain future won't create a leadership void next season, and backs backing Jarrod Croker or Shaun Fensom as...

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Canberra Raiders fade late as Parramatta Eels win in Darwin

Jarrod Croker comforts teammate Jordan Rapana.

Jon Tuxworth Late loss shows it's not all doom and gloom for the Raiders and coach Ricky Stuart.

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Josh McCrone backs Terry Campese to prove doubters wrong

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Jon Tuxworth Canberra Raiders halfback Josh McCrone has backed Terry Campese to bounce back from recent criticism.

Melbourne Storm v Canberra Raiders

Storm v Raiders live blog.

Jon Tuxworth The Melbourne Storm host the Canberra Raiders at AAMI Park, from 5.0pm (AEST) Saturday.

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What we learnt: Melbourne Storm v Canberra Raiders

Reece Robinson.

Jon Tuxworth The Raiders were in the match for an hour, but were torn apart on the edges by the Storm when it counted.

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Manager of off-contract Mitch Cornish bides his time for contract talks

Young Raiders gun Mitch Cornish is off contract at the end of next year.

Jon Tuxworth The manager of Canberra Raiders youngster Mitch Cornish says he doesn't plan on starting contract extension talks with the club ''until the timing's right''. 

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What we learned: Canberra Raiders v New Zealand Warriors

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Jon Tuxworth All the talking points from the Warriors' 54-18 win over the Raiders at Canberra Stadium.

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Canberra Raiders embarrassed by Warriors as season hits new low

Sealed with a kiss: Warriors centre Konrad Hurrell scores against the Raiders.

Jon Tuxworth Raiders centre Jarrod Croker described his side's display as ''garbage'' and ''embarrassing'' after a horror loss to the Warriors.

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Wests Tigers edge out Canberra Raiders in spiteful Campbelltown clash

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Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Raiders have vowed to rally around shattered goalkicker Jarrod Croker, adamant that failing to take their earlier chances against an injury-stricken Tigers was to blame for a 19-18 loss...

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Papalii, Shillington benched as Raiders seek redemption in NZ

Josh Papalii

Jon Tuxworth Queensland Origin representative forwards Josh Papalii and David Shillington have been dropped to the bench for the Canberra Raiders clash with New Zealand Warriors in Auckland on Saturday afternoon.