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Jon Tuxworth

Jon Tuxworth is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

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Dragons in talks to sign Raiders prop Tom Learoyd-Lahrs

Jon Tuxworth Another big-name Canberra Raider could sign with St George Illawarra within weeks.

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Tom Learoyd-Lahrs hell-bent on NRL return

Canberra Raiders player Tom Learoyd-Lahrs says he's ready for the challenge of NRL and earning a new contract.

Jon Tuxworth Raiders prop Tom Learoyd-Lahrs he faces a battle emerging from the NRL wilderness. 

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Embarrassed Raiders 'sharing the pain' of supporters

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Jon Tuxworth Disconsolate Canberra Raiders players labelled their latest inept showing against Souths as ''embarrassing'' and assured fans they're sharing their pain after a ninth loss in 11 games. 

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Leaner Michael Bani ready to spearhead Goulburn Bulldogs in Canberra Raiders Cup

Michael Bani is looking to impress with Goulburn this season.

Jon Tuxworth Michael Bani once weighed more than Green Machine props Tom Learoyd-Lahrs and David Shillington. 

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Cornish to make long-awaited NRL debut

Mitch Cornish enjoys a joke at Raiders training on Wednesday.

Jon Tuxworth If his mother had her way, Mitch Cornish would idolise Harry Kewell, not Ricky Stuart or Laurie Daley.

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Raiders out to prove their worth

Canberra player Glenn Buttriss says the Raiders were out to prove their worth on the weekend.

Jon Tuxworth Canberra Raiders hooker Glen Buttriss says several players used the club's aggressive recruitment drive as motivation to show their worth and end a horror form slump against North Queensland on...

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Canberra Raider Paul Vaughan faces one game suspension

Paul Vaughan

Jon Tuxworth Canberra's forward pack has been further decimated with prop Paul Vaughan facing a one-match ban for a crusher tackle on Todd Lowrie in Monday night's 28-4 loss to Brisbane. 

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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.

Canberra Raiders prop Brett White to decide playing future within month

SPORT:  Canberra Raiders v Gold Coast Titans match at Canberra Stadium. L-R Raiders players Shannon Boyd, Josh McCrone and Brett White sit on the sideline .23rd March 2014. Photo by Melissa Adams of The Canberra Times.

Jon Tuxworth and Lee Gaskin Raiders forward Tom Learoyd-Lahrs holding off contract talks until he returns to first-grade, but admits the re-signings of Paul Vaughan and Shannon Boyd make it tougher to remain in Canberra.

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NRL: Josh McCrone won't shirk defensive duties

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Portrait of The Canberra Raiders' Josh McCrone
Filed: Thursday, 30 January 2014 6:26:05 pm 
Photo by Rohan Thomson, The Canberra Times

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Jon Tuxworth Canberra Raiders half-cum-hooker Josh McCrone is bracing for an early baptism of fire by rival packs.

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NRL: Raiders confident of warding off Shaun Fensom suitors

SPORT  - Raiders two time best and fairest winner Shaun Fensom , Bruce  Canberra.                                                              28th  February  2013.                                                                                                                                                                  Photo by, Colleen Petch of The Canberra Times.

Jon Tuxworth The Raiders are hopeful Shaun Fensom's future will be resolved within the next few days.

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Canberra Raiders still strong despite David Shillington injury, says Brett White

Jon Tuxworth Brett White has backed the Raiders' front row to lift should injured prop David Shillington miss the start of the season.

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NRL: Paul Vaughan backs debutant Shannon Boyd to meet Cowboys' test

Jon Tuxworth Paul Vaughan says Shannon Boyd won't be intimidated when he debuts against the Test props.

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Shaun Fensom commits to another three years with Canberra Raiders

Staying: Shaun Fensom of the Raiders runs with the ball during the round two NRL match with the Newcastle Knights at Hunter Stadium.

Jon Tuxworth Canberra Raiders lock Shaun Fensom has re-signed with the club for three more years.

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Canberra Raiders lean on big men for clash with Gold Coast Titans

Dane Tilse has some fun with students at St Anthony's Primary School,
Wanniassa, on Thursday.

Jon Tuxworth Move over David Taylor, the Raiders are preparing to throw 567kg of front-row muscle at the Titans.

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Rookie Shannon Boyd spurs Canberra Raiders past South Sydney

Rookie Raiders prop Shannon Boyd was outstanding against Souths.

Jon Tuxworth Down Joel Edwards and Shaun Fensom, it was Shannon Boyd who inspired his team off the canvas.

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What we learned: South Sydney Rabbitohs v Canberra Raiders

Joel Edwards was brilliant in defence for the Raiders.

Jon Tuxworth Ricky Stuart has done a tremendous job transforming the Raiders' attitude in defence.

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Canberra Raiders brace to cope without Shaun Fensom

Injury scans have proved inconclusive for Raiders star Shaun Fensom.

Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Raiders insist they're better prepared than before to cope with life without Shaun Fensom after rallying in his absence against Souths.

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Josh McCrone next target in Canberra Raiders' retention spree

Josh McCrone at Raiders training last week.

Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Raiders have begun preliminary talks with Josh McCrone and his management as coach Ricky Stuart looks to continue his recent player-retention spree. 

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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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