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Jon Tuxworth

Jon Tuxworth is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

League

Jarrod Croker on track to re-write Canberra Raiders records

Jon Tuxworth, Chris Wilson Jarrod Croker used to joke he would become the Raiders' top points scorer. It's no joke now.

League

Early debate over NSW halves 'crazy': Peter Sterling

Jon Tuxworth Halves battle between Jarrod Mullen and Terry Campese shapes as crucial in Saturday afternoon's clash.

League

Don Furner says Papalii deal was legit

Sport
Josh Papalii during a raiders training session at ActewAGL Park
The Canberra Times
19 February 2013
Photo: Jay Cronan

Jon Tuxworth Raiders defend controversial round-13 rule which allowed the club to retain Josh Papalii.

Rugby League

Croker kicks his finals demons

SPORT: Raiders v Roosters at Canberra stadium,Bruce. Raiders player Jarrod Croker kicks the winning goal.   7th April 2013. Photo by MELISSA ADAMS of The Canberra Times..

Jon Tuxworth Jarrod Croker's mental demons after missing that penalty goal in the 2010 finals are now dead and buried.

League

Croker exorcises painful memory with match-winner

Raiders

Jon Tuxworth Jarrod Croker's mental demons after missing THAT penalty goal in the 2010 finals are now dead and buried.

League

What we learned: Sharks v Raiders

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - MAY 19:  Terry Campese of the Raiders makes his point to the referee during the round 10 NRL match between the Cronulla Sharks and the Canberra Raiders at Sharks Stadium on May 19, 2013 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

Jon Tuxworth The Raiders ran out of get-out-of-jail-free cards against an impressive Sharks outfit.

League

Raiders all smiles after good news on Williams

Sam Williams scores a try late in the second half against the Gold Coast Titans at Canberra Stadium.

Jon Tuxworth Canberra halfback Sam Williams is adamant he will be fit for a potential Raiders finals campaign should he be ruled out of this Sunday's final round clash with the Warriors.

Raiders suffer double blow

CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA - AUGUST 18: Josh Dugan of the Raiders is attended to 
by trainers after a high tackle by Anthony Minichiello of the Roosters during 
the round 24 NRL match between the Canberra Raiders and the Sydney Roosters at 
Canberra Stadium on August 18, 2012 in Canberra, Australia. (Photo by Matt 
Blyth/) 


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Jon Tuxworth THEY have overcome plenty of adversity this season, and the Canberra Raiders are confident they can do so again without Josh Dugan and Sam Williams against the Warriors.

League

Campese enjoys six appeal for the Blues

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 26: Terry Campese of the Raiders is pictured during the round four NRL match between the Wests Tigers and the Canberra Raiders at Campbelltown Sports Stadium on March 26, 2012 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Mark Nolan/Getty Images)

Jon Tuxworth with AAP Premiership-winning coach Warren Ryan has backed Canberra playmaker Terry Campese to press hard for an Origin recall after his brilliant display against Wests Tigers on Monday.

Campese's charge at Tigers line put him in red-hot contention for Blues No.6 jersey

Terry Campese

Jon Tuxworth PREMIERSHIP-WINNING coach Warren Ryan has backed Canberra playmaker Terry Campese to press hard for an Origin recall after his brilliant display against Wests Tigers on Monday.

League

Campese among six of the best

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 26: Terry Campese of the Raiders is pictured during the round four NRL match between the Wests Tigers and the Canberra Raiders at Campbelltown Sports Stadium on March 26, 2012 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Mark Nolan/Getty Images)

Jon Tuxworth They're the 'six pack' of five-eighths that make this year's NSW No.6 jersey the most strongly contested in years.

League

Shillington to prop up Raiders' pack

5th April 2012, Canberra Times story, Sport, Lee Gaskin Story, Canberra Times photo by KARLEEN MINNEY. David Shilligton returns to training after injury.

Jon Tuxworth Canberra prop David Shillington is poised to give the Raiders' injury-decimated pack a huge boost by making an early return from injury against the Warriors tomorrow.

Campese and Shillington brush injuries to face Warriors

Terry Campese at Raiders training.

Jon Tuxworth THE CANBERRA Raiders have doused concerns over the fitness of playmaker Terry Campese, insisting he will play the New Zealand Warriors today despite suffering swelling in both knees this week.

League

Raiders rip apart weak Warriors

Canberra's Jack Wighton congratulates Reece Robinson after a try.

Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Raiders used Easter Sunday to improve their form from boiled lollies to chocolates with a clinical 32-12 dispatch of the New Zealand Warriors at Canberra Stadium.