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Jon Tuxworth

Jon Tuxworth is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

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Canberra Raiders' plan could have helped dumped Cronulla star Todd Carney, says Alan Tongue

Jon Tuxworth Sacked Cronulla star Todd Carney could have been one of the game's greats had he accepted Canberra Raiders' offer to help him.

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NRL's X-Factor stars like Todd Carney seem drawn to scandal

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Jon Tuxworth Todd Carney. Josh Dugan. Blake Ferguson. Joel Monaghan. What do they all have in common?

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Mitch Cornish not out to be Canberra Raiders saviour

Mitch Cornish enjoys a joke at Raiders training on Wednesday.

Jon Tuxworth Mitch Cornish admits the pressure from Raiders fans to be the side's saviour once consumed him. 

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McCrone's spark burning bright for Canberra

Jon Tuxworth Five years ago, completing an electrical apprenticeship was a higher priority for Josh McCrone than the NRL.

Raiders likely to snub Ferguson for rest of year as he plans exit strategy

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Jon Tuxworth, Chris Dutton Blake Ferguson's Canberra career appears to be over. The star centre seems to be on the outer with several teammates and the Raiders look desperate to repair the club's culture by taking a tough...

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Ferguson's Raiders days all but over

Blake Ferguson. Injured Canberra Raiders player Blake Ferguson at Erskineville Oval with Anthony Mundine and the Alexandria Rovers.
Thursday 22nd August, 2013
Photos: Anthony Johnson

Jon Tuxworth, Chris Dutton Blake Ferguson's Canberra career appears over - the star centre is on the outer with several teammates and the Raiders are desperate to repair the club's culture by taking a tough stance on player...

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Ferguson insists fitness was the reason he didn't play Manly

Todd Carney Blake Ferguson

Jon Tuxworth Canberra Raiders star Blake Ferguson has used Twitter to defend suggestions he was fit to take on Manly on Sunday, insisting he never passed a fitness test to play.

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Fall from grace imminent with Ferguson unlikely to front Raiders board

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Chris Wilson, Lee Gaskin, Jon Tuxworth ''I don't want to talk about it.''

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Raiders’ agony finally over for season 2013

SPORT: Raiders v Cronulla-Sutherland at Canberra stadium, Bruce..Raiders players react after the Sharks score another try . 8th SEPTEMBER 2013 .Photograph by MELISSA ADAMS of The Canberra Times.

Jon Tuxworth Like Australia under Tony Abbott, the Canberra Raiders will be under ''new management'' in 2014.

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Understrength Sharks take five to end Raiders’ season

Jarrod Croker

Jon Tuxworth Canberra's new coach will have a big task ahead of him after the Raiders ended their season from hell on Sunday with a sixth straight loss, 38-18 to an understrength Cronulla.

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Take us to the top, boys: Campese

SPORT: Raiders v Warriors at Canberra stadium, Bruce. Raiders players Edrick Lee scores in the winning try. 13th April 2013. Canberra Times Photograph by Katherine Griffiths

Jon Tuxworth Canberra skipper Terry Campese has urged the club's other exciting youngsters to join Edrick Lee and commit long term.

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Wayward stars leave bitter taste for McIntyre

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Canberra Raiders chairman John McIntyre will step down as chairman from his duties.
The Canberra Times
31 October 2013
Photo Jay Cronan

Jon Tuxworth Outgoing Raiders chairman John McIntyre believes the club may re-consider its future handling of wayward players.

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McCrone defies odds to become club's lucky No.7

4 September 2012. Sport. Canberra Times photo by Rohan Thomson. Raiders' Josh McCrone ahead of their semi-final match against the Cronulla Sharks.


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Jon Tuxworth Josh McCrone knows what it feels like to live in Todd Carney's shadow.

McCrone not fazed by taking on Carney

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Jon Tuxworth JOSH McCRONE knows what it feels like to live in Todd Carney's shadow. But the Raiders playmaker insists clashing with the man who once forced to him to move to Penrith is a moot point for Sunday's...

Canberra to launch Carney blitz

Todd Carney.

Lee Gaskin, Jon Tuxworth CANBERRA have signalled their intention to smash the life out of former teammate Todd Carney to limit his influence in today's elimination final.

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Key Raiders fit for Shark attack

Canberra Raiders training at HQ this morning, Sam Williams prepares to get a pass from David Shillington.

Jon Tuxworth CANBERRA Raiders coach David Furner has backed Sam Williams to withstand the physical intensity after he was cleared to return from injury for today's NRL elimination final against Cronulla.

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Carney helps Cornish kickstart a promising career

Mitch Cornish.

Jon Tuxworth Toyota Cup FORMER Canberra star Todd Carney has been a pivotal figure in honing the game of a youngster the Raiders believe could be just as exciting.

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Fiery Gallen accuses Papalii of 'dog shot'

CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA - SEPTEMBER 09: Josh Papalii of the Raiders looks to offload during the Second NRL Elimination Final match between the Canberra Raiders and the Cronulla Sharks at Canberra Stadium on September 9, 2012 in Canberra, Australia.  (Photo by Mark Nolan/Getty Images)

Jon Tuxworth Cronulla skipper Paul Gallen accused Canberra’s Josh Papalii of a ‘‘dog shot’’ in an explosive aftermath to the Raiders' 34-16 win at Canberra Stadium.

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Dog put down for Slater attack

James Graham

Chris Dutton, Jon Tuxworth James Graham committed one of the ''grubbiest acts'' in rugby league by biting Billy Slater's ear in the grand final and the NRL judiciary needs to ensure it never happens again, Canberra prop Brett...

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Cronk could be a benchmark for promising McCrone

Jon Tuxworth Raiders playmaker Josh McCrone can emulate Queensland star Cooper Cronk and ease his way into the Origin cauldron from the bench, according to Canberra prop David Shillington.