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Jon Tuxworth

Jon Tuxworth is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

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Canberra Raiders hooker Glen Buttriss says he's ready to take on dummy half

Jon Tuxworth Luckless Canberra hooker Glen Buttriss has admitted he faces his stiffest test yet to lock up the Raiders No. 9 jersey.

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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Canberra Raiders out to break 'milestone curse' for Shaun Fensom's 100th match

Shaun Fensom.

Jon Tuxworth Raiders news, team naming this afternoon.

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Canberra Raiders' Reece Robinson gets late reprieve for Gold Coast Titans clash

Reece Robinson is off contract at the end of the season and must seize his chance to prove his long-term worth.

Jon Tuxworth The salary cap drama which cost Canberra Raiders rookie Jeremy Hawkins a debut has given Reece Robinson a chance to play for his future.

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Raiders out to prove their worth

Canberra player Glenn Buttriss says the Raiders were out to prove their worth on the weekend.

Jon Tuxworth Canberra Raiders hooker Glen Buttriss says several players used the club's aggressive recruitment drive as motivation to show their worth and end a horror form slump against North Queensland on...

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What we learnt: Raiders v Sea Eagles

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 27: Raiders players look dejected after conceding a try during the round 8 NRL match between the Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles and the Canberra Raiders at Brookvale Oval on April 27, 2014 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Brendon Thorne/Getty Images)

Jon Tuxworth All the talking points from the clash between the Canberra Raiders and Manly Sea Eagles.

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NRL: Canberra Raiders coach Ricky Stuart takes positives from loss to North Queensland Cowboys

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 08:  Raiders coach Ricky Stuart looks on  during the post match press conference at the end of 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 The NRL season is a marathon, not a sprint. That's the message from Canberra Raiders coach Ricky Stuart.

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Canberra Raiders coach Ricky Stuart has five-eighth plans for Jack Wighton

Canberra Raider Jack Wighton

Jon Tuxworth Raiders coach Ricky Stuart has declared he's in for the long haul to develop Jack Wighton.

Josh Papalii back for Canberra Raiders, Joel Edwards rested

Josh Papalii at Raiders training.

Jon Tuxworth Canberra Raiders representative star Josh Papalii has been named to make his comeback from injury in a major boost before Saturday afternoon's crucial home clash with Newcastle Knights.

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Canberra Raiders say revenge for last year's record Melbourne Storm loss won't be motivation

Josh McCrone played his 100th NRL game in last year's massive 68-4 loss to the Melbourne Storm.

Jon Tuxworth It was meant to be a day of celebration, but Canberra Raiders star Josh McCrone's 100th game against Melbourne last year is a day he'd prefer to forget.

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Josh McCrone adjusting to his switch to hooker at Canberra Raiders

Raiders utility Josh McCrone admits he ran out of gas in his switch to hooker

Jon Tuxworth, Lee Gaskin Canberra Raiders bench hooker Josh McCrone says he is still adjusting to his bigger defensive workload.

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What we learned: Canberra Raiders v Newcastle Knights

Triumph: Jarrod Croker of the Raiders celebrates a try with teammate and former Knights player Joel Edwards, no.12.

Jon Tuxworth All the talking points from the round two clash between Canberra and Newcastle.

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Ricky Stuart blames himself after 'embarrassing' Raiders belted at Brookvale

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Jon Tuxworth He didn't miss a tackle or drop a ball but coach Ricky Stuart blamed himself for the Raiders' 54-18 loss to Manly.

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Jarrod Croker backs Ricky Stuart's call to keep star Raiders out of Nines firing line

Jon Tuxworth Canberra centre Jarrod Croker has defended the club's decision to field a weakened Auckland Nines side.

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NRL: Josh McCrone won't shirk defensive duties

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Portrait of The Canberra Raiders' Josh McCrone
Filed: Thursday, 30 January 2014 6:26:05 pm 
Photo by Rohan Thomson, The Canberra Times

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Jon Tuxworth Canberra Raiders half-cum-hooker Josh McCrone is bracing for an early baptism of fire by rival packs.

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Raiders loss fails to dampen Stuart's mood

Jon Tuxworth Canberra Raiders prop David Shillington is in doubt for the start of the NRL season after suffering a rib cartilage injury in Saturday's 34-14 trial loss to Newcastle in Tamworth.

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Canberra Raiders captain Terry Campese '100 per cent' for NRL round one against North Queensland Cowboys

Jon Tuxworth, Chris Wilson Canberra Raiders coach Ricky Stuart insists Terry Campese is ''100 per cent'' fit for round one.

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NRL: Paul Vaughan backs debutant Shannon Boyd to meet Cowboys' test

Jon Tuxworth Paul Vaughan says Shannon Boyd won't be intimidated when he debuts against the Test props.

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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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