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Jon Tuxworth

Jon Tuxworth is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

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Canberra Raiders fail to fire in loss to Brisbane Broncos

Jon Tuxworth Canberra proved why it's been aggressively chasing big-name recruits after a stuttering attacking display in a 28-4 home loss to Brisbane on Monday night.

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Canberra Raiders stars Josh Papalii and Anthony Milford hurt in loss to Brisbane Broncos

Josh Papalli leaves the field injured against the Broncos.

Jon Tuxworth Queensland's injury crisis has deepened and Canberra's season is getting worse after Raiders stars Anthony Milford and Josh Papalii both picked up injuries in a 28-4 loss to Brisbane at Canberra...

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Anthony Milford says he won't back-flip on deal with Brisbane Broncos

Raiders player Anthony Milford.

Jon Tuxworth Anthony Milford believes the comfort of having family in Canberra can help him take his game to the next level.

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Milford not right fit for Broncos: mentor

WOLLONGONG, AUSTRALIA - JULY 27:  Anthony Milford of the Raiders scores a try during the round 20 match between the St George Illawarra Dragons and the Canberra Raiders at WIN Stadium on July 27, 2013 in Wollongong, Australia.  (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

Jon Tuxworth Anthony Milford's mentor believes Brisbane would be throwing the Raider to the wolves if they recruit him for 2014.

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No doubts Anthony Milford will still give his all for Canberra Raiders despite signing with Broncos

Jon Tuxworth Canberra Raiders prop Tom Learoyd-Lahrs says Anthony Milford will give his all for the club next season.

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Broncos should take risk on Dugan

Josh Dugan

Jon Tuxworth Brisbane legend Steve Renouf believes the Broncos should take a ''calculated risk'' on Josh Dugan.

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Raiders v Broncos - what we learned

Sport. Canberra Raiders V Brisbane Broncos at Canberra Stadium. Jarrod Croker, right embraces team mates after scoring a try. June10th 2013 Photograph by Graham Tidy, The Canberra Times.

Jon Tuxworth Five talking points from Canberra's 30-18 win over Brisbane in Round 13 of the NRL.

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Campese set to start as Broncos halfback hit by injury

CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 08:  Terry Campese of the Raiders and Ben Henry of the Warriors fight for a loose ball during the round six NRL match between the Canberra Raiders and the New Zealand Warriors at Canberra Stadium on April 8, 2012 in Canberra, Australia.  (Photo by Stefan Postles/Getty Images)

Jon Tuxworth Canberra's bid to beat the high-flying Broncos received a double boost yesterday, with Raiders playmaker Terry Campese returning to the training paddock and Brisbane counterpart Peter Wallace ruled...

League

Anthony Milford magic pilots Canberra Raiders to win on the Gold Coast

Fullback on fire: Canberra's Anthony Milford was instrumental in the big win over the Titans on the Gold Coast.

Jon Tuxworth Canberra whiz kid Anthony Milford gave Queensland rugby league fans a dress rehearsal of the treat in store for them next year with a majestic two-try display in Canberra’s 36-20 win on the...

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Raiders unlikely to lobby NRL for salary cap relief

Brenko Lee

Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Raiders are unlikely to lobby the NRL again to be granted a salary cap exemption despite their outside back crisis worsening with a hamstring injury to Brenko Lee. 

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Canberra Raiders forward Josh Papalii chance to return against Wests Tigers

Paul Vaughan will return from a one week suspension against the Tigers.

Jon Tuxworth Raiders star Josh Papalii is a chance to return early from injury against Wests Tigers on Saturday.

League

Kurt Baptiste set to debut with the Canberra Raiders

Jack Wighton trains with the Blues in the build-up to Origin II.

Jon Tuxworth Raiders coach Ricky Stuart is contemplating another late selection shake-up, with former Brisbane Broncos hooker Kurt Baptiste set to make his club debut for Canberra from the bench.

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Canberra Raiders coach Ricky Stuart defends Anthony Milford benching

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Raiders player Anthony Milford in action during the game against the Canterbury Bulldogs 
The Canberra Times
20 June 2014
Photo Jay Cronan

Jon Tuxworth Canberra Raiders coach Ricky Stuart has defended the move to start boom fullback Anthony Milford from the bench in Friday's 22-14 loss to Canterbury which virtually buried his side's remote finals...

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Queensland player ratings

Justin Hodges was a strong performer for the Maroons.

Jon Tuxworth Who were the strong performers on the losing side?

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Samoa coach Matt Parish calls for eligibility changes after Anthony Milford fiasco

Anthony Milford in action for the Queensland under-20s on Saturday.

Jon Tuxworth Samoa head coach Matt Parish believes the current representative eligibility rules could cripple the competitiveness of smaller nations.

League

Canberra Raiders close in on James Tedesco and Michael Ennis

Wests Tigers fullback James Tedesco is in the Raiders' sights.

Lee Gaskin and Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Raiders are closing in on two of their key recruitment targets, with Wests Tigers fullback James Tedesco and Canterbury captain Michael Ennis both in their sights.

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Kevin Proctor narrows down suitors to Raiders and Storm

The hunt is on for Kevin Proctor.

Jon Tuxworth The race for Melbourne forward Kevin Proctor's signature is down to two clubs, with the Kiwi international to soon decide between the Canberra Raiders and the Storm.

Canberra Raiders sign James Tedesco, but miss out on Kevin Proctor

Wests Tigers fullback James Tedesco has been touted as a future star.

Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Raiders have signed star Wests Tigers star James Tedesco on a three-season deal from 2015. 

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Raiders won't ask NRL to investigate Milford's Brisbane deal

Canberra fullback Anthony Milford.

Jon Tuxworth Canberra Raiders chairman Allan Hawke says the club has no plans to approach the NRL to express any concerns over whether Anthony Milford's Brisbane contract will be part of their Broncos salary cap...

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Milford named in Maroons squad

Jon Tuxworth Canberra Raiders fullback Anthony Milford and Brisbane half Ben Hunt may battle it out for Queensland's bench utility role after both were named in a extended 22-man squad to play NSW in Origin II on...