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Jon Tuxworth

Jon Tuxworth is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.


Rookie Shannon Boyd spurs Canberra Raiders past South Sydney

Jon Tuxworth Down Joel Edwards and Shaun Fensom, it was Shannon Boyd who inspired his team off the canvas.


Canberra Raiders' big men muscle up to rattle South Sydney Rabbitohs to the core

Try time: Raiders players congratulate Dane Tilse after he scored one of the team's five tries against South Sydney on Sunday.

Jon Tuxworth Ricky Stuart has lauded the Raiders' courage under adversity after upsetting Souths 30-18


Raiders recruit emerges as bolter for Indigenous selection

121016 SPORT Canberra Times Photograph by Graham Tidy Story by Jon Tuxworth. New Canberra Raiders signing, former Bulldogs second rower, Jake Foster, is house hunting with his fiancee, Kelly Brooks.

Jon Tuxworth Most league fans wouldn't look twice if they passed him in the street, but that hasn't stopped Canberra recruit Jake Foster emerging as a shock contender for the Indigenous All Stars next month.

Rugby League

A good Knight for All Star Waddell

Travis Waddell

Jon Tuxworth Discarded Canberra Raiders hooker Travis Waddell is set to resurrect his NRL career at Newcastle after his surprise selection in the Indigenous All Stars squad on Wednesday.

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Rugby League

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.


Robinsons dream of playing on same team

1st SEPTEMBER 2010 - SPORT - PHOTO BY MARINA NEIL - STORY JAMES BUCKELY - THE CANBERRA TIMES - Twin brothers and rugby league players, Reece Robinson for the Canberra Raiders and Travis Robinson for the Queanbeyan Kangaroos.   SPECIAL 1

Jon Tuxworth If the Robinson twins had their way, they'd be playing their first NRL match together on the same team.

Twin terrors: Robinson lads finally meet on centre stage

Reece Robinson

Jon Tuxworth If the Robinson twins had their way, they'd be playing their first NRL match together on the same team, not against each other.


What we learned: Rabbitohs vs Raiders

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 28: Ben Te'o of the Rabbitohs is tackled during the round 16 NRL match between the South Sydney Rabbitohs and the Canberra Raiders at ANZ Stadium on June 28, 2013 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Mark Nolan/Getty Images)

Jon Tuxworth All the talking points from the Rabbitohs' big win over the Raiders


Robinson twins create their own identities

Reece Robinson.

Jon Tuxworth WHEN Penrith rookie Travis Robinson was overlooked for today's game against Canberra, his mother Christine's reaction was a mixture of disappointment and relief.


Passions collide for Robinson

24 August 2012 Sport, Journalist, The Canberra Times Photo by Jay Cronan. Canberra Raider players Josh Papalii and Reece Robinson after winning the game against the Bulldogs at Canberra Stadium.

Jon Tuxworth As a child, a shattered Reece Robinson protested with the Rabbitohs Army when his beloved South Sydney was booted out of the league.


Bennett's boy scores two more with Raiders

Raiders winger Reece Robinson is poised to sign a two-year extension with the Green Machine, keeping him at the club until the end of 2014.

Jon Tuxworth It took just five words from Wayne Bennett to convince the Canberra Raiders to take a punt on Reece Robinson two years ago - ''he won't let you down''.


Robinson going anywhere but South

Raiders training at HQ bruce. Reece Robinson.

Jon Tuxworth HIS GRANDFATHER was a South Sydney great, and he considers Rabbitohs flyer Nathan Merritt more of a "brother" than a first cousin.