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Jon Tuxworth

Jon Tuxworth is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

Canberra Raiders left out Brett White for tactics, not form, says Ricky Stuart

Brett White was left out of the Raiders' team against the Titans.

Jon Tuxworth Canberra coach Ricky Stuart says Brett White's omission from the Raiders on Sunday was because of tactics not form. 

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Terry Campese's Gold Coast display a season best: Canberra Raiders coach Ricky Stuart

Terry Campese played his best game of the year against the Gold Coast.

Jon Tuxworth He took 60 metres to catch David Taylor in one of the NRL's most unlikely foot races, but Terry Campese is winning the race to find his best form. 

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Canberra Raiders coach Ricky Stuart defends Anthony Milford benching

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Raiders player Anthony Milford in action during the game against the Canterbury Bulldogs 
The Canberra Times
20 June 2014
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Jon Tuxworth Canberra Raiders coach Ricky Stuart has defended the move to start boom fullback Anthony Milford from the bench in Friday's 22-14 loss to Canterbury which virtually buried his side's remote finals...

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Canberra Raiders coach Ricky Stuart says club may cop more pain before a resurgence

Jon Tuxworth Canberra coach Ricky Stuart says he is as impatient as the club's restless fans, but the Raiders may have to endure ''a bit of short-term pain'' if the NRL franchise is to re-emerge as a premiership...

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Ricky Stuart blames himself after 'embarrassing' Raiders belted at Brookvale

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Jon Tuxworth He didn't miss a tackle or drop a ball but coach Ricky Stuart blamed himself for the Raiders' 54-18 loss to Manly.

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We need to be more professional: Canberra Raiders coach Ricky Stuart

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 27:  Raiders players look dejected after conceding a try during the round 8 NRL match between the Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles and the Canberra Raiders at Brookvale Oval on April 27, 2014 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Brendon Thorne/Getty Images)

Jon Tuxworth Canberra coach Ricky Stuart says only improved professionalism will help solve the club's worrying on-field consistency as the Raiders deal with the fallout from Sunday's woeful 54-18 loss to Manly.

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Canberra Raiders coach Ricky Stuart blasts referees after controversial NRL loss to Penrith Panthers

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Jon Tuxworth Ricky Stuart launched a scathing spray at the referees after Canberra's 26-20 loss to Penrith on Sunday.

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

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

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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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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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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

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

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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: 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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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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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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14 Novemeber 2013
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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

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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 assistant coach Matt Parish granted immediate release from contract

NSW and Canberra Raiders assistant coach Matt Parish, left, with Laurie Daley. Parish has left the NRL club.

Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Raiders will begin the search for a new assistant coach immediately after Matt Parish was granted an immediate release to return to Sydney. 

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Canberra Raiders sign Sisa Waqa to two-year deal

Sisa Waqa, pictured here playing for the Melbourne Storm, is set to join the Raiders.

Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Raiders have signed Melbourne Storm winger Sisa Waqa for the next two years.