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Jon Tuxworth

Jon Tuxworth is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.


Penrith Panthers prop Nigel Plum backs Canberra Raiders revival

Premiership contender: Panther Nigel Plum is a fan of Raiders coach Ricky Stuart.

Jon Tuxworth Penrith prop and former Raiders player Nigel Plum has backed Ricky Stuart as the man to rebuild at Canberra.


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.

Well, David, I could use a Campese …

David Furner and Robbie Deans

Jon Tuxworth HE HAS already lured Israel Folau to the dark side, so the sight of Wallabies coach Robbie Deans at Canberra Raiders training would normally incite panic at NRL HQ.


Deans visits Raiders for a goss, not spot of poaching

SPORT - Raiders coach David Furner talks with Wallabies Coach Robbie Deans who dropped in at Raiders training . Bruce. Canberra                                                                                                                                                                                 31st January  2013.                                                                                                                                                                   Photo by, Colleen Petch of The Canberra Times

Jon Tuxworth He's already lured Israel Folau to the dark side, and the sight of Wallabies coach Robbie Deans at Canberra Raiders training would normally incite panic at NRL HQ.


What we learned: Raiders v Panthers

Raiders player Reece Robinson in action in the game against Penrith at Canberra Stadium.
The Canberra Times
15 June 2013
Photo Jay Cronan

Jon Tuxworth The big talking points from Canberra's 24-12 win over Penrith at Canberra Stadium.

A fine state of affairs for Raiders

Raiders fines

Jon Tuxworth Raiders cop sixth fine in eight years for another salary cap breach.


Better late than never

Sandor Earl

Jon Tuxworth He arrived at Canberra via a whirlwind mid-season deal, but Sandor Earl has felt for a long time he was always destined to be a Raider.


'Ugly' Raiders pretty to watch for Furner

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - AUGUST 12:  Josh McCrone of the Raiders offloads the ball during the round 23 NRL match between the Penrith Panters and the Canberra Raiders at Centrebet Stadium on August 12, 2012 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Matt Blyth/Getty Images)

Jon Tuxworth After its crushing home loss to Gold Coast a month ago, you wouldn’t have backed Canberra to play finals with someone else’s money. Don't write them off yet, though.

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Morgan's NZ ambition no concern to Raiders

21 Febrruary 2012.............Canberra Times Photo by LYN MILLS for Socials....................Raiders Season Launch.......John Bonasera and Justin Morgan

Jon Tuxworth Canberra boss Don Furner insists speculation linking assistant coach Justin Morgan to the Warriors head coach's job hasn't been discussed ahead of the Raiders' home final against Cronulla tomorrow.


My name is Earl, and I'm a Raider

Sandor Earl

Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Raiders have signed Penrith outside back Sandor Earl for the rest of the year as it looks to bolster its injury-ravaged squad.


Raiders happy to give ex-Panther Earl a whirl

Sandor earl. pic shows Rugby League player Sandor Earl whose contract with the Sydney Roosters was not renewed after an alcohol related incident. 
Wednesday 17th December, 2009
SUN HERALD SPORT pics by anthony johnson SPECIAL 00000000

Jon Tuxworth Canberra fans remember him best for his brilliant athletic try against the Raiders during the 2010 finals.


Earl replaces Raider Low

Sandor Earl

Jon Tuxworth While Sandor Earl was meeting his new Canberra Raiders teammates yesterday, Drury Low was saying goodbye.