Jon Tuxworth

Jon Tuxworth

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Joel Edwards' safety is paramount, Canberra Raiders coach Ricky Stuart says

Jon Tuxworth Canberra Raiders coach Ricky Stuart is adamant the welfare of Joel Edwards will be the club's sole focus when it decides whether the back rower will play this weekend after suffering back-to-back...

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Canberra Raiders: Mitch Cornish keeps himself on Ricky Stuart's radar

Young halfback Mitch Cornish was a standout for the Canberra Raiders under-20s on Sunday.

Jon Tuxworth Young halfback Mitch Cornish issued a timely reminder to Canberra Raiders coach Ricky Stuart in the Raiders under-20s. 

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Canberra Raiders' five-eighth Jack Wighton thrives on Ricky Stuart's backing

Jack Wighton

Jon Tuxworth Jack Wighton has credited the unconditional backing of coach Ricky Stuart for helping him ‘’bury some demons’’ in Sunday’s 26-20 win at Newcastle.

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NRL: Canberra Raiders coach Ricky Stuart takes positives from loss to North Queensland Cowboys

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 08:  Raiders coach Ricky Stuart looks on  during the post match press conference at the end of the round one NRL match between the North Queensland Cowboys and the Canberra Raiders at 1300SMILES Stadium on March 8, 2014 in Townsville, Australia.  (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

Jon Tuxworth The NRL season is a marathon, not a sprint. That's the message from Canberra Raiders coach Ricky Stuart.

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Canberra Raiders coach Ricky Stuart has five-eighth plans for Jack Wighton

Canberra Raider Jack Wighton

Jon Tuxworth Raiders coach Ricky Stuart has declared he's in for the long haul to develop Jack Wighton.

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Auckland Nines: Ricky Stuart's team is on the money

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Luke Bateman during Raiders' training on Wednesday afternoon.
Filed: Wednesday, 12 February 2014 4:22:03 pm 
Photo by Rohan Thomson, The Canberra Times

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Jon Tuxworth Luke Bateman helping the Canberra Raiders launch the Auckland Nines launch was a clear message from Ricky Stuart.

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Terry Campese set for switch as Canberra Raiders coach Ricky Stuart weighs attack

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Portrait of The Canberra Raiders' Terry Campese
Filed: Thursday, 30 January 2014 6:26:12 pm 
Photo by Rohan Thomson, The Canberra Times

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Jon Tuxworth Canberra back-rower Josh Papalii has hinted chief playmaker Terry Campese is likely to shift to the right edge as the Raiders prepare for a major overhaul of their attacking spine.

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Jarrod Croker backs Ricky Stuart's call to keep star Raiders out of Nines firing line

Jon Tuxworth Canberra centre Jarrod Croker has defended the club's decision to field a weakened Auckland Nines side.

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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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NRL 2014: Brett Kenny laments lost home showdown with Ricky Stuart

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Brumbies coach Stephen Larkham and Canberra Raiders coach Ricky Stuart ready for the 2014 season.
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Jon Tuxworth Parramatta great Brett Kenny has questioned why the pressure has been taken off former coach Ricky Stuart by moving a home match against Canberra to Darwin.

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Ricky Stuart says NRL draw is unfair to Canberra Raiders fans

Ricky Stuart

Jon Tuxworth Canberra coach Ricky Stuart believes Raiders fans have copped a raw deal in the 2014 NRL draw.

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Canberra Raiders welcome back Joel Edwards for Storm NRL clash

Jack Wighton has the backing of his teammates to continue at five-eighth.

Jon Tuxworth Jarrod Croker says he's excited to be playing outside of young gun Jack Wighton.

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What we learned: Canberra Raiders v Newcastle Knights

David Shillington takes on the Kinights' pack.

Jon Tuxworth David Shillington sent a reminder to Queensland State of Origin selectors.

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Canberra Raiders slump to record sixth straight NRL home loss against Newcastle Knights

Kinghts players celebrate a try against the Raiders.

Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Raiders have crashed to a record sixth straight home defeat.

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Canberra Raiders win battle against AFL but fans have little to cheer

Josh Papalii drops the ball against the Knights.

Jon Tuxworth, David Polkinghorne The Raiders have slumped to a record sixth consecutive home defeat at Canberra Stadium, the club’s worst losing streak at home since its inception in 1982.

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Canberra Raiders should stick with Jack Wighton at No.6: Ben Ikin

Canberra youngster Jack Wighton.

Jon Tuxworth Ben Ikin says the Raiders will reap the long-term benefits by sticking with Jack Wighton at five-eighth.

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Canberra Raiders say revenge for last year's record Melbourne Storm loss won't be motivation

Josh McCrone played his 100th NRL game in last year's massive 68-4 loss to the Melbourne Storm.

Jon Tuxworth It was meant to be a day of celebration, but Canberra Raiders star Josh McCrone's 100th game against Melbourne last year is a day he'd prefer to forget.

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Josh Papalii back for Canberra Raiders, Joel Edwards rested

Josh Papalii at Raiders training.

Jon Tuxworth Canberra Raiders representative star Josh Papalii has been named to make his comeback from injury in a major boost before Saturday afternoon's crucial home clash with Newcastle Knights.

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Raiders out to restore 'fortress' Canberra Stadium

Raiders Coach Ricky Stuart

Jon Tuxworth Canberra Raiders coach Ricky Stuart has implored his side to avoid complacency to snap their horror home streak. 

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Early debate over NSW halves 'crazy': Peter Sterling

Jon Tuxworth Halves battle between Jarrod Mullen and Terry Campese shapes as crucial in Saturday afternoon's clash.