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Jon Tuxworth

Jon Tuxworth is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

Rugby League

Furner happy to let refs rule

Sport. Raiders training session at the West belconnen Leagues Club was an opposed session, officiated by NRL referees. Shaun Fensom cools off.  January 18th. 2013 Pic. Graham Tidy The Canberra Times.

Jon Tuxworth CANBERRA Raiders coach David Furner has applauded the NRL's move to encourage referees to back their judgment, believing the overuse of the video referee has led to a lack of confidence.

League

Raiders to appeal Furner's penalty

Canberra Raider coach David Furner speaks to the media during  the Raiders Recovery session at CISAC.

Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Raiders are adamant coach David Furner has been harshly treated and will fight his $10,000 fine after he was yesterday sanctioned for questioning the integrity of referees.

League

Give refs a break, says Shillo

Jon Tuxworth Canberra Raiders prop David Shillington has slammed the current treatment of referees as ‘‘ridiculous’’, imploring players, coaches and the media to show officials more respect.

Gives refs a break: Shillo

Jon Tuxworth Canberra Raiders prop David Shillington has slammed the current treatment of referees as ''ridiculous'', imploring players, coaches and the media to show officials more respect.

Lack of respect for referees has gone too far, says Shillington

12 May 2012 SPORT Canberra Times photograph by GRAHAM TIDY Story Jon Tuxworth. Canberra Raiders Captain's Run at Canberra Stadium. Captain, David Shillington, centre, warms up with team mates.

Jon Tuxworth CANBERRA prop David Shillington has slammed the treatment of referees as ''ridiculous'', imploring players, coaches and the media to show more respect towards officials.