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Jon Tuxworth

Jon Tuxworth is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

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Anthony Milford ready for 'David v Goliath' battle with Greg Inglis

Jon Tuxworth Raiders legend Brett Mullins has urged Anthony Milford to choose quality over quantity in his battle with Greg Inglis.

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Canberra Raiders in danger of worst home record in club history

Josh McCrone is primed for a big game against the Rabbitohs.

Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Raiders are in danger of finishing with the worst home record in club history and erasing the 1982 wooden spooners from the history books. 

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Paul Vaughan challenges Canberra Raiders to continue round of upsets to avoid wooden spoon

Paul Vaughan is adamant the Raiders can avoid the wooden spoon.

Jon Tuxworth Canberra Raiders prop Paul Vaughan has challenged the side.

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Queensland player ratings

Justin Hodges was a strong performer for the Maroons.

Jon Tuxworth Who were the strong performers on the losing side?

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Milford named in Maroons squad

Jon Tuxworth Canberra Raiders fullback Anthony Milford and Brisbane half Ben Hunt may battle it out for Queensland's bench utility role after both were named in a extended 22-man squad to play NSW in Origin II on...

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Canberra Raiders stars Josh Papalii and Anthony Milford hurt in loss to Brisbane Broncos

Josh Papalli leaves the field injured against the Broncos.

Jon Tuxworth Queensland's injury crisis has deepened and Canberra's season is getting worse after Raiders stars Anthony Milford and Josh Papalii both picked up injuries in a 28-4 loss to Brisbane at Canberra...

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What we learned: South Sydney Rabbitohs v Canberra Raiders

Joel Edwards was brilliant in defence for the Raiders.

Jon Tuxworth Ricky Stuart has done a tremendous job transforming the Raiders' attitude in defence.

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Canberra Raiders focus on relying on Anthony Milford less

The Raiders used Anthony Milford with more success against the Rabbitohs.

Jon Tuxworth Canberra skipper Terry Campese says relying less on Anthony Milford's wizardry was a major factor in their upset win over Souths as the Raiders prove they're not a ''one player team''.

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Canberra Raiders' Shaun Fensom, Joel Edwards set to play Penrith Panthers

Head-knock: Raiders back-rower Joel Edwards has been named for this weekend's clash with Penrith.

Jon Tuxworth Both Shaun Fensom and fellow back-rower Joel Edwards are likely to line up for the Raiders against the Panthers on Saturday, with the former cleared of serious injury to his elbow, and the latter...

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Milford may have to wait for Origin debut: Maroons skipper

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Jon Tuxworth Canberra's Anthony Milford still has ''a little bit to go'' before making his State of Origin debut, says Queensland captain Cameron Smith.

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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.

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Stopping Inglis our top task: Shillington

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - SEPTEMBER 08:  Greg Inglis of the Rabbitohs offloads the ball during the Second NRL Qualifying Final match between the Melbourne Storm and the South Sydney Rabbitohs at AAMI Park on September 8, 2012 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Robert Prezioso/Getty Images)

Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Raiders launched 'Operation Stop GI' at training yesterday in a desperate attempt to break Greg Inglis's stranglehold over them before tonight's semi-final against Souths.

Canberra plan to starve bogy men Inglis and Luke of space

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Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Raiders launched ''Operation Stop GI'' at training yesterday in a desperate attempt to break Greg Inglis's stranglehold over them before tonight's semi-final against Souths.

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Raiders bundled out by Bunnies

David Shillington

Jon Tuxworth In a heartbreaking night for the Canberra Raiders, the Rabbitohs ran over the top of the visitors in a 38-16 win.

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Williams bolsters Raiders' depth

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - SEPTEMBER 15:  Sam Williams of the Raiders makes a break on his way to score a try during the NRL Semi Final match between the South Sydney Rabbitohs and the Canberra Raiders at ANZ Stadium on September 15, 2012 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

Jon Tuxworth It's been a rollercoaster season for the Canberra Raiders, but none more so than rising young halfback Sam Williams.

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Raiders recruit emerges as bolter for Indigenous selection

121016 SPORT Canberra Times Photograph by Graham Tidy Story by Jon Tuxworth. New Canberra Raiders signing, former Bulldogs second rower, Jake Foster, is house hunting with his fiancee, Kelly Brooks.

Jon Tuxworth Most league fans wouldn't look twice if they passed him in the street, but that hasn't stopped Canberra recruit Jake Foster emerging as a shock contender for the Indigenous All Stars next month.

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Wighton's future not at centre, but No.6

Raiders player Jack Wighton.

Jon Tuxworth Laurie Daley believes Canberra Raiders whiz-kid Jack Wighton can emulate his career path and move into the halves.

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Foster's all-star inspiration

Jake Foster.

Jon Tuxworth Raider recruit Jake Foster's Indigenous All Stars selection was tinged with sadness.

Raiders firm but fair on Dugan: Earl

SPORT - Raiders stars Sandor Earl and Josh Dugan and there tattoos , Bruce. Canberra                                                          6th  February  2013.                                                                                                                                                                   Photo by, Colleen Petch of The Canberra Times.

Jon Tuxworth Canberra Raiders winger Sandor Earl insists there is no bad blood between the playing group and Josh Dugan.

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Embracing our best

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Jon Tuxworth The 25,000-strong crowd at Canberra Stadium on Friday night justified the NRL's choice of venue.