Jon Tuxworth

Jon Tuxworth

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

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

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Greats back Jack Wighton to emulate Laurie Daley at five-eighth

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Jon Tuxworth Canberra Raiders youngster Jack Wighton says he'd love to pick Laurie Daley's brain on his potential switch from centre to five-eighth.

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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 forward Shaun Fensom could handle Origin: Parish

Jon Tuxworth Canberra and NSW Origin assistant coach Matt Parish believes Shaun Fensom is capable of breaking into the Blues side this year, labelling the Raiders lock ''the sort of player NSW could use''.

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McCrone gets boost from Ricky's Origin backing

Raiders hooker Josh McCrone.

Jon Tuxworth Josh McCrone has revealed just how close his new coach came to handing him a shock NSW Origin debut. 

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Jack Wighton to wear No.6 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 Jack Wighton will be given his chance to stake a claim for the Raiders' No.6 jersey.

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Raiders Mitch Cornish and Jack Wighton want to be next long-term halves combination

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Mitch Cornish and Jack Wighton are set to play in the halves for the first trial
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Jon Tuxworth Mitch Cornish says he and Jack Wighton have their sights set on forging the Raiders' next long-term halves combination.

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Canberra Raiders' youngsters can use Cup as proving ground: Ricky Stuart

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 coach Ricky Stuart wants star rookies Paul Vaughan and Anthony Milford to show their quality at the World Cup.

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McIntyre proud of Raiders legacy

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Canberra Raiders chairman John McIntyre will step down as chairman from his duties.
The Canberra Times
31 October 2013
Photo Jay Cronan

Jon Tuxworth John McIntyre has seen it all in three decades with his beloved club, writes Jon Tuxworth.

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Ferguson role in Storm clash hazy

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Blake Ferguson warming up during Raiders training at Raiders HQ
The Canberra TImes
31 July 2013
Photo Jay Cronan

Jon Tuxworth Canberra Raiders skipper Terry Campese is confident they can beat the Storm on Sunday without Blake Ferguson.

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Stuart's ruthless edge right for Raiders: Daley

SPORT  - Ricky Stuart celebrity pro-am at Royal Canberra Golf Course, Parramatta coach Ricky Stuart all smiles  ,  Yarralumla , Canberra.                                                                                                                                                                   25th  February  2013.                                                                                                                                                                  Photo by, Colleen Petch of The Canberra Times.

Lee Gaskin and Jon Tuxworth Raiders great Laurie Daley says Ricky Stuart is a no-brainer to be the next Canberra coach.

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Wighton has skills to be like Daley: Stuart

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The Canberra Raiders' Edrick Lee and Jack Wighton at the Action Buses workshop in Belconnen. 
26 Feb 2013.
Photo: Rohan Thomson. The Canberra Times.

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Chris Wilson and Jon Tuxworth Ricky Stuart played beside Laurie Daley in one of rugby league's great halves combinations, now the new Raiders coach sees a similar star in Jack Wighton.

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Meninga joins search for Furner's successor

14 July 2012 SPORT Canberra Times photograph by GRAHAM TIDY Story by Jon Tuxworth. Canberra Raiders Captains Run at Raiders HQ at Bruce. Raiders CEO Don Furner, left, with former Raiders great, Mal Meninga.

Jon Tuxworth Canberra Raiders legend part of four-man brains' trust charged with finding the club's next head coach.

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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.

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What we learned: Raiders v Knights

CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA - MAY 12:  Sandor Earl of the Raiders is tackled by Chris Houston of the Knights 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 Josh Papalii, Blake Ferguson and Sandor Earl's devastating right-edge partnership is back.

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

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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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Ferguson still a must for Origin: Campese

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - MAY 19:  Jonathan Wright of the Sharks catches a kick under pressure from Blake Ferguson of the Raiders 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 Terry Campese hopes teammate Blake Ferguson gets more love from NSW Origin coach Laurie Daley than Sharks fans.

Injuries hold back Raiders' advance

CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 15:  Dean Whare of the Panthers is tackled during the round 14 NRL match between the Canberra Raiders and the Penrtih Panthers at Canberra Stadium on June 15, 2013 in Canberra, Australia.  (Photo by Stefan Postles/Getty Images)

Jon Tuxworth They're making a surge toward the top four, but Canberra's outside back depth is reaching crisis point after Jarrod Croker injured his left knee in last night's 24-12 win over Penrith.

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Raiders surge past Panthers

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Raiders player josh mccrone  in action during the game against Penrith at Canberra stadium.
The Canberra times
15 June 2013
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Jon Tuxworth They’re making a surge toward the top four, but injuries could become a concern for the Raiders.

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