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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 Gold Coast Titans

Injured Raiders winger Edrick Lee.

Jon Tuxworth All the talking points from the NRL round three game between the Raiders and the Titans.

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Gold Coast Titans' defence stifles Canberra Raiders

SPORT:  Canberra Raiders v Gold Coast Titans match at Canberra Stadium. Raiders player Terry Campese react after loosing the match. 23rd March 2014. Photo by Melissa Adams of The Canberra Times.

Jon Tuxworth Gold Coast's big guns help secure a 24-12 win over the Raiders in Canberra.

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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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Raiders rookies out to avoid trouble

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Jon Tuxworth Canberra Raiders under-20s coach Mick Mantelli is adamant Friday's cut-throat semi-final against Wests Tigers won't be marred by violence.

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Josh Papalii named in World Cup squad

Sport.  Canberra Raiders player Josh Papalii during the Raiders Captain's Run at Canberra Stadium.  9 June 2013 Canberra Times photo by Jeffrey Chan.

Jon Tuxworth Canberra Raiders star Josh Papalii's remarkable rise is complete after he was named in Australia's 24-man World Cup squad.

Papalii can add grunt to Maroons

Sport.  Canberra Raiders player Josh Papalii during the Raiders Captain's Run at Canberra Stadium.  9 June 2013 Canberra Times photo by Jeffrey Chan.

Jon Tuxworth Canberra coach David Furner believes Josh Papalii's maturity and big-game mentality has him well equipped to absorb the hype surrounding a potential rematch with Paul Gallen in State of Origin II.

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Gallen right to pick fight: White

State Of Origin player Brett White confronts media waiting outside the blues hotel in Homebush the day after their defeat. Thursday 27th May 2009. Pic by James Brickwood. SMH SPORT 100527 SPECIAL 00000000

Jon Tuxworth Former NSW prop Brett White remembers his 2009 punch-up with Steve Price as a line-in-the sand against bullying by the Maroons.

Maroons say they don't need biff as Gallen and Papalii prepare for face-off

Josh Papalii.

Jon Tuxworth Former Queensland hooker Kerrod Walters says the Maroons won't be bothered by the NRL's hard-line stance on fighting, insisting they would view winning Origin II as the ultimate square-up.

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Papalii pumped for epic debut

Jon Tuxworth One's a raw-boned rookie, the other is etched into State of Origin folklore.

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Raiders slam ‘niggly’ Tigers over brawl

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Jon Tuxworth The frosty under-20s rivalry between Canberra and Wests Tigers is reaching breaking point.

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Judiciary could decide Papalii's Origin fate

Papalii

Jon Tuxworth A moment of madness could cost Josh Papalii a maiden Queensland jersey after he was placed on report in Canberra’s 30-18 win over Brisbane at Canberra Stadium on Monday night.

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Shillo out to reclaim Maroon jersey

Jon Tuxworth Queensland Origin selectors are traditionally loyal to a fault, and are loath to change a winning side.

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Canberra's back row leads from the front

24th May 2012, Story by , Jon Tuxworth , Canberra Times Photo, Colleen Petch, Canberra Raiders training at HQ this morning. Josh Papalii at training.

Jon Tuxworth The front row receives all the plaudits, but Canberra coach David Furner credits his ironman back row for helping the Raiders pack rediscover their mojo.

Canberra's back row leads from the front

Jon Tuxworth The front row receives all the plaudits, but Canberra coach David Furner credits his ironman back row for helping the Raiders pack rediscover its mojo.

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Loss sends Canberra from comfort zone to danger zone

Blake Ferguson of the Raiders

Jon Tuxworth WORLD beaters one week, cannon fodder the next.

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Raiders fans turn backs as over-confidence strikes again

Running away with it ... Raiders' Reece Robinson trys to stop William Zillman from scoring.

Jon Tuxworth World beaters one week, cannon fodder the next. The Canberra Raiders' consistency issues reared their ugly head again after they produced one of their most disappointing efforts of the year in a...

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Raiders fans turn backs as over-confidence strikes again

15 July 2012.  Sport.  Canberra Times Photo by Rohan Thomson. Raiders' Vs Gold Titans at Canberra Stadium. Raiders' Joel Thompson after the loss.


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Jon Tuxworth World beaters one week, cannon fodder the next. The Canberra Raiders' consistency issues reared their ugly head again after they produced one of their most disappointing efforts of the year in a...