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Jon Tuxworth

Jon Tuxworth is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

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Tom Learoyd-Lahrs determined to revive career at Melbourne Storm under Craig Bellamy

Jon Tuxworth Former Canberra prop Troy Thompson has backed unwanted Raider Tom Learoyd-Lahrs to become the latest front row cast-off to revive his career under Melbourne coach Craig Bellamy. 

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Unwanted Canberra Raider Tom Learoyd-Lahrs on Melbourne Storm radar

On the outer: Raiders forward Tom Learoyd-Lahrs.

Jon Tuxworth Unwanted Raider Tom Learoyd-Lahrs could reunite with former NSW Origin mentor Craig Bellamy at Melbourne.

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Dragons in talks to sign Raiders prop Tom Learoyd-Lahrs

Tom Learoyd-Lahrs at Raiders training on Wednesday.

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. 

Canberra Raiders released Matt Allwood in secret

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Chris Wilson, Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Raiders have confirmed they granted Matt Allwood an early release two months ago due to undisclosed off-field reasons, with neither party willing to elaborate on Thursday.

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What we learned: Raiders v Eels

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Jon Tuxworth All the talking points from the Raiders' 33-20 win over the Eels at Canberra Stadium on Saturday.

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Canberra Raiders Shaun Fensom vows to return from knee injury for round one next year

Agony: Raiders hard-man Shaun Fensom after injuring his knee against the Warriors.

Jon Tuxworth Injured Canberra Raiders lock Shaun Fensom says he wanted to play on with a ruptured anterior ligament.

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Mitch Cornish admits brief halves partnership with Anthony Milford ''bittersweet''

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Jon Tuxworth Canberra Raiders youngster Mitch Cornish admits it's bittersweet his blossoming halves partnership with Anthony Milford will come to a screeching halt after just two NRL games. 

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Retiring prop Brett White to bid farewell ''a happy footballer''

Brett White reflects on a stellar career ahead of his final match for the Raiders on Saturday.

Jon Tuxworth Canberra Raiders prop Brett White will farewell the game a "happy footballer" in the knowledge egos have been replaced by a team-first culture he is convinced will lead the club back to its glory...

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Paul Vaughan close to striking upgraded deal with Canberra Raiders

Jon Tuxworth Canberra prop Paul Vaughan is close to re-signing with the club until the end of 2017.

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Retiring Raider Brett White backs Jarrod Croker, Shaun Fensom as future captaincy candidates

Retiring Raiders prop Brett White says the club's young leaders will step up next year.

Jon Tuxworth Retiring Canberra Raider Brett White is adamant his departure and Terry Campese's uncertain future won't create a leadership void next season, and backs backing Jarrod Croker or Shaun Fensom as...

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Jarrod Croker on track to re-write Canberra Raiders records

Blood runs green: Jarrod Croker is close to a new deal with Canberra.

Jon Tuxworth, Chris Wilson Jarrod Croker used to joke he would become the Raiders' top points scorer. It's no joke now.

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Canberra Raiders begin cleanout as Learoyd-Lahrs, Robinson move on

Jon Tuxworth Reece Robinson and Tom Learoyd-Lahrs headline a number of players who will leave the Canberra Raiders next season as coach Ricky Stuart begins a similar cleanout he orchestrated at Parramatta. 

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The shunned, the favoured: Player-time stats reveal Ricky Stuart's plan for Canberra Raiders

Big-name recruit Bill Tupou has played only five games for the Raiders in 2014.

Jon Tuxworth These are the statistics that show why the Canberra Raiders NRL squad is in need of a major overhaul and why coach Ricky Stuart is pleading with fans to be patient as he rebuilds the team.

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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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Canberra Raider Paul Vaughan faces one game suspension

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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. 

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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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...