Jon Tuxworth

Jon Tuxworth

Not just Raiders' pride wounded in weekend loss

Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Raiders' injury crisis has deepened, with four players to undergo scans today after yesterday's torrid 36-6 loss to Newcastle at Canberra Stadium.

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Dugan one of Canberra's sore four from Knightmare

Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Raiders' injury crisis has deepened with four players having scans yesterday following Sunday's torrid 36-6 loss to Newcastle at Canberra Stadium.

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Edwards will add mongrel to Raiders: Tallis

Joel Edwards

Jon Tuxworth NEWCASTLE Knights firebrand Joel Edwards will provide ‘‘a bit of starch’’ to Canberra’s pack when he joins the Raiders next season, former NRL hardman Gorden Tallis has predicted.

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Big hitters to make an impact

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Knights training at Balance Oval, Mayfield. Picture shows Joel Edwards.
5th July 2012 Newcastle
NCH SPORT PIC JONATHAN CARROLL

Jon Tuxworth They've played just 79 games between them, but former skipper Alan Tongue believes the Canberra Raiders will boast the NRL's two biggest hitters in Josh Papalii and Joel Edwards next season.

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Raiders' split personality befuddles fans

9thSeptember 2012, Canberra Times Photo by Karleen Minney. Raiders V Sharks Quarter final. Raiders celebrate

Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Raiders are the NRL's Jekyll and Hyde team. About as predictable as next week's Lotto numbers.

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Fensom backs doctors

Injured Raider Shaun fensom shows off his bicep operation scar.

Jon Tuxworth Canberra Raiders workhorse Shaun Fensom has thrown his support behind the club's medical staff, revealing their advice and intervention potentially saved his NRL season.

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Camp was a winner: Thurling

Jon Tuxworth Veteran forward Trevor Thurling has declared the Canberra Raiders ''can beat anyone in the comp'', and believes a few quiet rounds of poker could provide the spark that saves their season.

Golden staph hits Raiders forward Picker

Joe Picker.

Jon Tuxworth Canberra forward Joe Picker has revealed he spent five days in a Newcastle hospital battling a bout of golden staph which forced him to miss the Raiders’ win over the Knights.

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Golden staph hits Raiders forward

Jon Tuxworth Canberra forward Joe Picker has revealed he spent five days in a Newcastle hospital battling a bout of golden staph which forced him to miss the Raiders' win over the Knights.

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Canberra stars feel Cowboy's anguish

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 15:  Matt Scott of the Cowboys looks to get through the Broncos defence during the round 15 NRL match between the North Queensland Cowboys and the Brisbane Broncos at Dairy Farmers Stadium on June 15, 2012 in Townsville, Australia.  (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

Jon Tuxworth Canberra stars Tom Learoyd-Lahrs and David Shillington will join North Queensland in playing with heavy hearts tonight after being rocked by the passing of Cowboys prop Matt Scott's mother.

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Kennedy struck by Raiders boil curse

5th April 2012, Canberra Times story, Sport, Lee Gaskin Story, Canberra Times photo by KARLEEN MINNEY. Debutante Jarrad Kennedy trains with the senior side

Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Raiders have been hit by a boil outbreak for the second time in five years, with second-rower Jarrad Kennedy the latest player to be hospitalised with the contagious infection.

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Battered Raiders have no money for Poore: Furner

Justin Poore

Jon Tuxworth Canberra boss Don Furner has rejected claims Parramatta forward Justin Poore will join the Raiders as soon as next month, despite the club's mounting injury toll.

Bad and lean Green Machine

Josh Dugan

Jon Tuxworth In Townsville CANBERRA'S year continues to lurch from one crisis to the next after star players Josh Dugan and Joel Thompson suffered potential long-term injuries in a woeful 40-18 loss to North Queensland last...

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Canb-error disappoints sponsors

Josh Dugan of the Raiders comes off the field after being injured.

Jon Tuxworth THE Canberra Raiders' 40-18 capitulation to North Queensland last night was compounded by the fact it was witnessed by a host of the club's sponsors.

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Thompson puts hand up

Shaun Berrigan

Jon Tuxworth Joel Thompson will risk his busted hand to play against the Dragons on Monday as Canberra's injury woes continue.

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Thurling told he's surplus to Furner's plans

Jon Tuxworth CANBERRA stalwart Trevor Thurling is free to negotiate with other teams as the Raiders try desperately to lock up their young forwards.

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Waddell urged to seize the moment

The Canberra Raiders train at the club's headquarters in Bruce. Hooker Travis Waddell.

Jon Tuxworth Former Raiders skipper Alan Tongue has urged Travis Waddell to seize his chance when the NRL's least experienced starting hooker clashes with the best dummy-half in the game, Melbourne's Cameron...

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Bench pressed with size and skill

Jon Tuxworth Canberra coach David Furner admitted Joel Thompson was a victim of his own versatility after being named on the bench for the Raiders' season-opener against Melbourne at Canberra Stadium on Saturday.

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Shillington to prop up Raiders' pack

5th April 2012, Canberra Times story, Sport, Lee Gaskin Story, Canberra Times photo by KARLEEN MINNEY. David Shilligton returns to training after injury.

Jon Tuxworth Canberra prop David Shillington is poised to give the Raiders' injury-decimated pack a huge boost by making an early return from injury against the Warriors tomorrow.

Shillington seeks green light to rejoin pack

27th March 2012, John Tuxworth Story, The Canberra Times. Photo by ROHAN THOMSON. Injured Raiders player, David Shillington, at the Raiders' recovery following their win against the Tigers.

Jon Tuxworth CANBERRA forward David Shillington is poised to give the Raiders' injury-hit pack a huge boost by making an early return against the Warriors tomorrow.