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Jon Tuxworth

Jon Tuxworth is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

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

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What we learned: Canberra Raiders v Penrith Panthers

Jack Wighton was more impressive in the centres after failing to fire at five-eighth over the opening nine rounds.

Jon Tuxworth What we learned: Raiders v Panthers

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Mitch Cornish not out to be Canberra Raiders saviour

Mitch Cornish enjoys a joke at Raiders training on Wednesday.

Jon Tuxworth Mitch Cornish admits the pressure from Raiders fans to be the side's saviour once consumed him. 

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Canberra Raiders smash North Queensland Cowboys to snap three-game losing streak

Canberra fullback Anthony Milford on the run against North Queensland.

Jon Tuxworth Canberra showed with a 42-12 win over a depleted North Queensland that it won't give up on this NRL season without a fight.

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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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Terry Campese set for switch as Canberra Raiders coach Ricky Stuart weighs attack

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Portrait of The Canberra Raiders' Terry Campese
Filed: Thursday, 30 January 2014 6:26:12 pm 
Photo by Rohan Thomson, The Canberra Times

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Jon Tuxworth Canberra back-rower Josh Papalii has hinted chief playmaker Terry Campese is likely to shift to the right edge as the Raiders prepare for a major overhaul of their attacking spine.

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NRL: Be patient with young Raider Jack Wighton, says Laurie Daley

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Portrait of The Canberra Raiders' Jack Wighton
Filed: Thursday, 30 January 2014 6:26:00 pm 
Photo by Rohan Thomson, The Canberra Times

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Jon Tuxworth Laurie Daley has warned not to expect Jack Wighton to become the next ''Johnathan Thurston straight away''.

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Canberra Raiders' Josh Papalii set to bring down North Queensland Cowboys

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Portrait of The Canberra Raiders' Josh Papalii
Filed: Thursday, 30 January 2014 6:25:59 pm 
Photo by Rohan Thomson, The Canberra Times

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Jon Tuxworth Three months ago, Josh Papalii and North Queensland's stars were teammates.

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What we learned: North Queensland Cowboys vs Canberra Raiders

Kyle Feldt.

Jon Tuxworth The big talking points from the clash between the Raiders and the Cowboys

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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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NRL: Laurie Daley, Brad Fittler and Brett Kenny back Jack Wighton's switch to five-eighth for Canberra Raiders

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Portrait of The Canberra Raiders' Jack Wighton
Filed: Thursday, 30 January 2014 6:26:00 pm 
Photo by Rohan Thomson, The Canberra Times

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Jon Tuxworth Brad Fittler believes Ricky Stuart's Terry Campese-Jack Wighton Raiders halves gamble will be worth it.

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NRL: North Queensland Cowboys loss to sting Canberra Raiders

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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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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.

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Canberra Raiders unseat Newcastle Knights but lose Josh Papalii to injury

Raiders fullback Anthony Milford was at his dazzling best against the Knights.

Jon Tuxworth Canberra’s opening win of the year, and Ricky Stuart’s first as Raiders coach, may have come at a huge cost.

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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.

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Good work forgotten after scandals

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Jon Tuxworth In among a week from hell for the Canberra Raiders, the good things the players do in the community have slipped through the cracks.

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Mitch pitch for Milford to stay

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - AUGUST 10: Anthony Milford from the Raiders in action during the round 22 NRL match between the Sydney Roosters and the Canberra Raiders at Allianz Stadium on August 10, 2013 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Brett Hemmings/Getty Images)

Jon Tuxworth Canberra halfback Mitch Cornish has implored good friend Anthony Milford to remain loyal to the Raiders.

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Charitable Campese wins prestigious award

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Jon Tuxworth Canberra Raiders skipper Terry Campese could have been excused for wallowing in self-pity after injury wiped out two years of his career.

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Canberra brothers helping USA defy the critics

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Jon Tuxworth Canberra's Stephen Howard has pledged to ''stick it up'' the USA's critics by helping them to a dream World Cup clash with Australia.