Jon Tuxworth

Jon Tuxworth

Rugby League

Raiders v Bulldogs - what we learned

Canterbury Bulldogs player Josh Morris off loads during the game against the Raiders player.
The Canberra Times
17 August 2013
Photo Jay Cronan

Jon Tuxworth Five talking points from the Bulldogs' 28-16 win over the Raiders at Canberra Stadium on Saturday.

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Bulldogs defiant following defeat

Former Roosters rugby league player james Aubusson quit league at age 24 and now coaches at Goulburn Stockman Rugby Club. James watches young players a have a game during registration for the season.  Sun Herald Sport. 19 February 2011 Photo by Simon Alekna.

Jon Tuxworth Goulburn coach James Aubusson is hoping the cavalry arrives before it's too late to save the Dogs' season.


Canberra-Bulldogs round 25 blockbuster won't be broadcast live on WIN

Jon Tuxworth Canberra Stadium will be the only place to watch next Friday's Raiders-Canterbury match live, with WIN Television set to broadcast the blockbuster on delay into the capital.


Bulldogs belting 'nothing' without a Warriors whipping

David Shillington

Jon Tuxworth, Chris Wilson RAIDERS skipper David Shillington said Friday night's comprehensive win over the top-of-the-table Bulldogs would count for nothing if Canberra could not complete its fairytale run to the NRL finals...


Michael Bani bolsters star-studded Goulburn in Canberra Raiders Cup

Former Manly star Michael Bani will play for Goulburn.

Jon Tuxworth He's the NRL cult hero who grew up chasing dugongs in the Torres Strait, now Michael Bani is chasing a Canberra Raiders Cup premiership with Goulburn. 

Josh Papalii back for Canberra Raiders, Joel Edwards rested

Josh Papalii at Raiders training.

Jon Tuxworth Canberra Raiders representative star Josh Papalii has been named to make his comeback from injury in a major boost before Saturday afternoon's crucial home clash with Newcastle Knights.


Canberra Raiders win battle against AFL but fans have little to cheer

Josh Papalii drops the ball against the Knights.

Jon Tuxworth, David Polkinghorne The Raiders have slumped to a record sixth consecutive home defeat at Canberra Stadium, the club’s worst losing streak at home since its inception in 1982.


New Raiders board member pushes for more women

Rugby League team logo.
Canberra Raiders

Jon Tuxworth New Raiders board member Yvonne Gillett wants to provide a fresh perspective as the only woman on the panel.


NRL trial in China 'should be long-term'

Jon Tuxworth The NRL has been urged not to give up on a proposed Raiders-Manly clash in China.

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Canberra Raiders face tough start to season with horror early draw

Sport. Canberra Raiders training at their Bruce HQ. Player, Terry
Campese. December 3rd 2013 Canberra Times photograph by Graham Tidy.


Jon Tuxworth The Ricky Stuart era at Canberra is set for a daunting start after the Raiders were given a horror early season draw including four of their first five games on the road.

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Croker urged to embrace pressure in bid for record

Sport.  Canberra Raiders player Jarrod Croker, left, with a training staff member during training at Raiders HQ.  25 July 2013 Canberra Times Photo by Jeffrey Chan

Jon Tuxworth Raiders star Jarrod Croker edges closer to the NRL's record goalkicking streak.

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Raiders' finals hopes take a hit as Fensom ruled out

SPORT: Canberra Raiders v Melbourne Storm at Canberra stadium, Bruce. Raiders player Shaun Fensom reacts after the Storms scored another try. 4th August 2013 .Photo by MELISSA ADAMS of The Canberra Times..

Jon Tuxworth Canberra Raiders star Shaun Fensom has been ruled out for four to six weeks with a thumb injury in a major blow to the NRL club's finals hopes.


Raiders aim for afternoon games

Jon Tuxworth Canberra Raiders hope the Saturday afternoon 'experiment' pays off with bigger crowds.


Inspired Morris heaps woe on listless Raiders

Josh Morris

Jon Tuxworth Ben Barba might be glancing at the exit, but Josh Morris proved life without him at Canterbury would not be doom and gloom with a superb fullback's display in Saturday's victory in Canberra.

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Live: Raiders v Sea Eagles

Blake Ferguson of the Raiders is tackled during the round nine NRL match between the Manly Sea Eagles.

Jon Tuxworth Join League HQ for full, live coverage as the Raiders host the Sea Eagles, from 2pm.

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York wins McIntyre Medal in a thriller

Sport: Raiders Cup Season Launch. Left: Daniel York from Goulburn Workers and Trevor Thurling from Queanbeyan Blues. 17th of April 2013. Canberra Times Photograph by Katherine Griffiths.

Jon Tuxworth Hard working lock Daniel York was rewarded for an outstanding Canberra Raiders Cup season by winning the Les McIntyre Medal as the competition’s best and fairest player.

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Henry the man to lead Raiders revival: Ryan

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JULY 26:  Neil Henry the coach of the Cowboys speaks to the media in the post match press conference t the end of the round 20 NRL match between the North Queensland Cowboys and the Brisbane Broncos at 1300SMILES Stadium on July 26, 2013 in Townsville, Australia.  (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

Chris Dutton and Jon Tuxworth Rugby league coaching great Warren Ryan insists Neil Henry is the ''ideal'' man to lead the Canberra Raiders out of their darkest days.

Cornish calls for change to second-tier cap

SPORT: Canberra Raiders player Mitch Cornish is in line to make his NRL debut this sunday night at Canberra Stadium against the Cronulla Sharks.   4th SEPTEMBER 2013 .Photograph by MELISSA ADAMS of The Canberra Times.

Jon Tuxworth Raiders youngster Mitch Cornish denied NRL debut again by salary cap rules.


Milford's rise gives Raiders new option

CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA - JULY 07:  Anthony Milford of the Raiders is congratulated after scoring a try during the round 17 NRL match between the Canberra Raiders and the North Queensland Cowboys at Canberra Stadium on July 7, 2013 in Canberra, Australia.  (Photo by Stefan Postles/Getty Images)

Jon Tuxworth Raiders considering Milford as utility fullback for rest of the year after "Ben Barba-like" performance.

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Furner blasts Raiders after third straight loss

Canterbury Bulldogs celebrate during the game against  the Raiders player Jack Wighton.
The Canberra Times
17 August 2013
Photo Jay Cronan

Jon Tuxworth Canberra Raiders coach David Furner has questioned his side’s mental strength under adversity after Saturday’s 28-16 loss to Canterbury.