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Jon Tuxworth

Jon Tuxworth is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.


Raiders to lose McFadden

Jon Tuxworth CANBERRA RAIDERS coach David Furner insists he won't stand in assistant coach Andrew McFadden's way should he wish to quit his post to join the Warriors.


Raiders keen to give coach Kimmorley the nod

Brett Kimmorley

Jon Tuxworth Former premiership halfback Brett Kimmorley has emerged as a genuine contender to take on an assistant coaching role at Canberra next season.


Noddy's a perfect fit for Raiders

Canberra Raiders new assistant Coach Brett Kimmorley.

Jon Tuxworth Former Canberra skipper Alan Tongue has endorsed new assistant Brett Kimmorley as the ''perfect fit''.


Raiders' split personality befuddles fans

9thSeptember 2012, Canberra Times Photo by Karleen Minney. Raiders V Sharks Quarter final. Raiders celebrate

Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Raiders are the NRL's Jekyll and Hyde team. About as predictable as next week's Lotto numbers.


Nice guys finish last

Jon Tuxworth David Furner's sacking followed a number of incidents where a line wasn't drawn in the sand, writes Jon Tuxworth.


Raiders return to dazzling best

Josh Dugan.

Jon Tuxworth ''If we were a racehorse, they'd swab us.'' This wisecrack from Canberra assistant coach Justin Morgan summed up the Raiders' frustrating year perfectly after their 36-4 thrashing of Cronulla...

Raiders stay alive in NRL

Sharks v Raiders

Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Raiders enhance their reputation as the NRL’s ‘Jekyll and Hyde’ team with a clinical 36-4 victory over Cronulla at Toyota Stadium.

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Raiders play it cool, this time

Raiders fullback Josh Dugan.

Jon Tuxworth They'd just humiliated a title contender on their home turf, but the mood in the Canberra Raiders dressing sheds remained noticeably downbeat after Sunday's 36-4 win over Cronulla.

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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.


Canberra semi-final main aim for Shillo

David Shillington.

Jon Tuxworth Canberra skipper David Shillington believes the lure of a home final should convince coach David Furner to field a full strength side against the Warriors on Sunday, even if a finals spot is already...


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.

Case for defence

Raiders' new breed to draw on proud history: Morgan


Jon Tuxworth New Canberra Raiders assistant coach Justin Morgan has challenged the players to embrace the club's fine heritage as it looks to bounce back from the disappointment of last year.


Riding the Raiders' rollercoaster

Riding the Raiders' rollercoaster

Lee Gaskin and Jon Tuxworth Grip tight Raiders fans. Please keep your arms and legs inside the ride at all times. Graph Canberra’s past eight seasons and the Green Machine resembles a rollercoaster.


Berrigan ready for Idris bout

Stuart Berrigan. The Canberra Raiders train at the club's headquarters in Bruce.

Jon Tuxworth In boxing terms, it's like throwing a featherweight into the ring against a heavyweight.

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Williams tackles defensive problem head on

The Canberra Raiders train at the club's headquarters in Bruce, Canberra.

Jon Tuxworth Raiders recruitment manager David Hamilton has warned opponents to target Sam Williams at their peril, declaring the rookie halfback is now far better prepared for the defensive rigours of the NRL.


Waddell back in but more changes are on the way

Jon Tuxworth Assistant coach Justin Morgan has admitted the reprieve given to out-of-favour hooker Travis Waddell may not be the only change to the Canberra Raiders' line-up for Sunday's crucial clash at Manly.


Raiders' horror stats tell the story

Jarod Croker

Jon Tuxworth Canberra assistant coach Justin Morgan has demanded his side lift its defensive pressure after holding brutal 'honesty sessions' with some Raiders players this week.

Reece lightning strikes to continue Dragons' Canberra curse


Jon Tuxworth WITCHCRAFT, herbal remedies, tarot cards, maybe even monkey feet?


Raiders still the hoodoo gurus

Canberra Raiders V Dragons at Canberra Stadium. Raiders player, Blake Ferguson .

Jon Tuxworth Witchcraft, herbal remedies, tarot cards, maybe even monkey feet?


Nicholls tackles home truths

Raiders' Mark Nicholls at training this morning.

Jon Tuxworth He’s the greenest member of the Green Machine whose elevation to first grade has coincided with Canberra’s form reversal.