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Jon Tuxworth

Jon Tuxworth is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.


Raiders out to prove their worth

Jon Tuxworth Canberra Raiders hooker Glen Buttriss says several players used the club's aggressive recruitment drive as motivation to show their worth and end a horror form slump against North Queensland on...

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Buttriss is the key for Raiders

8 April 2012, photo by STUART WALMSLEY. NRL round six. Canberra Raiders v New Zealand Warriors at Canberra Stadium. Canberra's Glenn Buttriss.

Jon Tuxworth Super coach Warren Ryan says the return of Glen Buttriss can help unleash the Raiders' dangerous outside backs.


Lawrence taking flight with the Sea Eagles

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 14: Brenton Lawrence of the Sea Eagles walks down the players tunnel during the round six NRL match between the Manly Sea Eagles and the Cronulla Sharks at Brookvale Oval on April 14, 2013 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)

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Jon Tuxworth Manly prop Brenton Lawrence could have been lost to the game years ago had it not been for David Furner.


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.


Waddell keeps head above water to reach half ton

Canberra Raiders player Travis Waddell.

Jon Tuxworth It wasn't that long ago Travis Waddell feared he may be thrown on the NRL scrap heap before his career had really begun.


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.

Manly's Ballin in Canberra crosshairs

Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Raiders are considering making a play for classy Manly hooker Matt Ballin following speculation he may be forced out of Brookvale.


Buttriss unconcerned by Raiders' interest in Ballin

2 August 2011 SPORT Canberra Times photograph by GRAHAM TIDY Story by David Polkinghorne. Re-signing with the Canberra Raiders for two more years is Glen Buttriss. SPECIAL 111

Jon Tuxworth Out-of-favour Canberra hooker Glen Buttriss insists he isn't concerned by the Raiders' interest in luring Manly rake Matt Ballin to the capital next year.


Ballin set to brush Canberra

Matt Ballin

Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Raiders are resigned to missing out on the prize signature of Matt Ballin after failing to hear back from the Manly hooker's management this week.


Raiders eye versatile Tigers star Moltzen to boost playing stocks

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 17:  Tim Moltzen of the Tigers in action scoring during the round 15 NRL match between the Wests Tigers and the Sydney Roosters at Leichhardt Oval on June 17, 2012 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Mark Nolan/Getty Images)

Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Raiders have confirmed their interest in luring controversial utility Tim Moltzen to the club should his contract negotiations break down with Wests Tigers.


Seu Seu in Canberra's sights

Cessnock's Terrance Seu Seu

Jon Tuxworth They made a failed play for star Manly hooker Matt Ballin, but could a cut-price former Sea Eagle emerge as a bolter to solve Canberra's hooker woes?