Jon Tuxworth

Jon Tuxworth

Rugby League

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.

League

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.

League

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''.

League

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...

Rugby League

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

Josh Papalii

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.

League

What we learned: Rabbitohs vs Raiders

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 28: Ben Te'o of the Rabbitohs is tackled during the round 16 NRL match between the South Sydney Rabbitohs and the Canberra Raiders at ANZ Stadium on June 28, 2013 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Mark Nolan/Getty Images)

Jon Tuxworth All the talking points from the Rabbitohs' big win over the Raiders

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

White warns fans to 'be patient with Campo'

Sport.  Canberra Raiders players Terry Campese, Shaun Fensom and Josh Dugan during a photo shoot of their 2013 Raiders Gear at Raiders HQ.  28 November 2012.   Canberra Times Photo by Jeffrey Chan

Jon Tuxworth Canberra prop Brett White admits he's still battling personal doubts about his own return from a knee reconstruction.

Rugby League

Blake can shake up Origin

Sport  Canberra Raiders player Blake Ferguson stretches before the start of the captain's run at Canberra Stadium.  11 May 2013 Canberra Times photo by Jeffrey Chan.

Jon Tuxworth The stage is set for Blake Ferguson’s State of Origin audition at Canberra Stadium on Sunday.

League

Wake-up call puts three-try Ferguson in frame for Origin opportunity

Blake Ferguson

Jon Tuxworth Canberra centre Blake Ferguson has starred again for the Raiders, bagging a hat-trick of tries to help his NRL side thump Newcastle 44-14 in their NRL clash at Canberra Stadium on Sunday.

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Firing Ferguson feared career was over

CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA - MAY 12:  Blake Ferguson of the Raiders scores a try during the round nine NRL match between the Canberra Raiders and the Newcastle Knights at Canberra Stadium on May 12, 2013 in Canberra, Australia.  (Photo by Stefan Postles/Getty Images)

Jon Tuxworth Canberra star Blake Ferguson feared his NRL career was over after his rooftop drinking binge with Josh Dugan.

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League

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

Inglis

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.

League

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.

League

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.

League

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.

League

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.

League

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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