Jon Tuxworth

Jon Tuxworth

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Teammates were unaware of Sandor Earl's inner demons

Jon Tuxworth Canberra Raiders teammates Brett White and Joel Thompson have revealed the squad were as much in the dark as everyone else about Sandor Earl’s inner demons before he became the face of ASADA’s war on...


Canberra Raiders to keep faith in outside back stocks

Canberra youngster Jack Wighton.

Jon Tuxworth The Raiders are likely to resist recruiting outside back reinforcements, despite Edrick Lee's injury.

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

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


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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Raiders riding on brotherly love

Jon Tuxworth Tight family bond led the way to Canberra.


Wighton gets skipper's nod for Ferguson

Jon Tuxworth Canberra skipper Terry Campese has backed youngster Jack Wighton as the ideal replacement for Blake Ferguson at centre.

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Robinson transfer good to go

Jon Tuxworth Penrith flyer Travis Robinson may join his twin brother Reece as a Raider as soon as this week.


Raiders v Tigers: What we learned

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 22: Brett White of the Raiders takes a drink while bleeding from a cut during the round 15 NRL match between the Wests Tigers and the Canberra Raiders at Campbelltown Sports Stadium on June 22, 2013 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Mark Nolan/Getty Images)

Jon Tuxworth Six talking points from the match at Campbelltown on Saturday night.


Ferguson will return: Furner

Sport  Canberra Raiders player Blake Ferguson speaking to the media at Raiders HQ in Bruce.  14 May 2013 Canberra Times photo by Jeffrey Chan.

Jon Tuxworth David Furner says the club's mid-season spending spree on outside backs is not insurance for Blake Ferguson.


Tupou keen to help as Raiders grapple with injury woes

AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND - JULY 15: Bill Tupou of the Warriors makes a break during the round 19 NRL match between the Warriors and the Canterbury Bulldogs at Mt Smart Stadium on July 15, 2011 in Auckland, New Zealand.  (Photo by Hannah Johnston/Getty Images)

Jon Tuxworth Canberra signing Bill Tupou has declared himself ready to slot into the Raiders back-line immediately.


Tilse urges core group to save season

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 27:  Dane Tilse of the Raiders looks dejected during the round seven NRL match between the North Queensland Cowboys and the Canberra Raiders at 1300SMILES Stadium on April 27, 2013 in Townsville, Australia.  (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

Jon Tuxworth Canberra prop challenges Raiders' experienced players to lift as injuries threaten to ruin season.


Raiders OK with Tamou return

Jon Tuxworth Raiders have no issue with forward linging up against them, despite drink-driving conviction.


Raiders take a gamble on Tupou

Sport. Raiders training at their Bruce HQ. Bill Tupou. July 5th 2013
Canberra Times photograph by Graham Tidy.


Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Raiders look set to gamble on mid-season signing Bill Tupou after Jack Wighton was ruled out of Sunday's home clash with North Queensland with a groin injury.


Wighton injury opens the door for Tupou

Sport. Canberra Raiders training session at their Bruce HQ. Bill Tupou. July 5th 2013 Canberra Times photograph by Graham Tidy.

Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Raiders look set to take a gamble on mid-season signing Bill Tupou.


Canberra joins growing chorus of discontent over salary-cap restrictions

Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Raiders are dangerously close to emulating Penrith's second-tier salary-cap turmoil.


Living on the edge: Raiders' season in the balance

CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA - JULY 07:  Anthony Milford of the Raiders is congratulated after scoring a try during the round 17 NRL match between the Canberra Raiders and the North Queensland Cowboys at Canberra Stadium on July 7, 2013 in Canberra, Australia.  (Photo by Stefan Postles/Getty Images)

Lee Gaskin, Jon Tuxworth Eight wins, eight losses, eight games to go. Just what will the Raiders make of season 2013?

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Raiders won't rush Wighton

SPORT - Canberra Raiders training at Bruce HQ, Jack Wighton feels the pinch, Bruce  Canberra.                                             28th  February  2013.                                                                                                                                                                  Photo by, Colleen Petch of The Canberra Times.

Jon Tuxworth Blake Ferguson is due in court on Tuesday, but it won’t stop the Canberra Raiders from adopting a cautious approach with injured understudy Jack Wighton after ruling him out of Saturday’s clash with...

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Ferguson suspension 'very frustrating'

CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 15:  Blake Ferguson holds his chest after hurting himself during the round 14 NRL match between the Canberra Raiders and the Penrtih Panthers at Canberra Stadium on June 15, 2013 in Canberra, Australia.  (Photo by Stefan Postles/Getty Images)

Jon Tuxworth Suspended star Blake Ferguson returns to the Raiders this week to train with feeder team Mounties


Ferguson still has work to do

Sport. Blake Ferguson, returns to team training at the Raiders Bruce HQ.?July 23rd 2013 Canberra Times Photograph by Graham Tidy.
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Jon Tuxworth Raiders coach David Furner has warned wayward centre Blake Ferguson his long journey of personal change has just begun.


Ferguson takes first steps in long journey

Blake Ferguson.

Jon Tuxworth His wait to return to the field is over, but wayward centre Blake Ferguson's long journey of personal change has just begun, warns Canberra coach David Furner.

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What we learned: Dragons v Raiders

WOLLONGONG, AUSTRALIA - JULY 27:  Terry Campese of the Raiders looks back and laughs at the Dragons players after Anthony Milford of the Raider scored a try during the round 20 match between the St George Illawarra Dragons and the Canberra Raiders at WIN Stadium on July 27, 2013 in Wollongong, Australia.  (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

Jon Tuxworth Five things we learned from the Canberra Raiders' win against St George-Illawarra on Saturday night.