Jon Tuxworth

Jon Tuxworth


What we learned: Dragons v Raiders

Jon Tuxworth Five things we learned from the Canberra Raiders' win against St George-Illawarra on Saturday night.


Raiders beat the Dragons? It's a certainty

WOLLONGONG, AUSTRALIA - JULY 27:  Jarrod Croker of the Raiders is tackled 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 Death, taxes and the Canberra Raiders beating the St George Illawarra Dragons. It's fast becoming that certain.


Raiders continue dominance over Dragons

Josh Dugan

Jon Tuxworth When a groggy Josh Dugan staggered off late in Canberra’s 22-18 win over St George Illawarra, the irony was lost on no-one.

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Raiders score 12th straight home win ... now for the Dragons

CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA - JULY 20:  Raiders players celebrate after Jarrod Croker scores a try during the round 19 NRL match between the Canberra Raiders and the Parramatta Eels at Canberra Stadium on July 20, 2013 in Canberra, Australia.  (Photo by Stefan Postles/Getty Images)

Jon Tuxworth The Raiders beat Parramatta 14-0 on Saturday to set up a mouth-watering clash against the Dragons next weekend.


Dragons may can Dugan deal after latest indiscretion


Jon Tuxworth, Michael Chammas Josh Dugan's contract with St George Illawarra could be in jeopardy after the troubled former Raider was allegedly involved in an incident at a Canberra nightspot last week.

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Dragons warn Raiders over Williams

Jon Tuxworth St George Illawarra has threatened to withdraw its offer to out-of-favour Canberra halfback Sam Williams.


Raiders young guns demolish Dragons

Mitchell Cornish

Jon Tuxworth EDRICK LEE enhanced his growing cult figure status with a fine display in Canberra's 44-16 preliminary final demolition of St George Illawarra yesterday.

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Dragons make play for Williams

SPORT  - Sam Williams lines up a kick for goal  during training at Raiders HQ, Bruce, Canberra.                                               6th March  2013.                                                                                                                                                                  Photo by, Colleen Petch of The Canberra Times.

Peter Fitzgerald and Jon Tuxworth Dragons coach Steve Price has phoned Canberra's David Furner to discuss Sam Williams joining the Red V this season.


Dragons in hunt for Raiders' Thompson

SPORT - Joel Thompson during a Canberra Raiders training session at HQ , Bruce , Canberra  .                                               27th March  2013.                                                                                                                                                                    Photo by, Colleen Petch of The Canberra Times.

Jon Tuxworth St George-Illawarra has its sights set on poaching another Raiders youngster, with the Dragons emerging as Canberra's biggest rival in its quest to retain Joel Thompson.


Key moments: Raiders v Dragons

Jarrod Croker.

Jon Tuxworth The big talking points from Sunday night's clash between Canberra and St George Illawarra.


Raiders make do without Dugan as Robinson steps up to spear Dragons

CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 24:  Sandor Earl congratulates Jarrod Croker of the Raiders after scoring a try during the round three NRL match between the Canberra Raiders and the St George Illawarra Dragons at Canberra Stadium on March 24, 2013 in Canberra, Australia.  (Photo by Stefan Postles/Getty Images)

Jon Tuxworth Josh Dugan's exit was supposed to confine Canberra to the NRL finals scrap heap. Somebody clearly forgot to tell his replacement at fullback, Reece Robinson, who tormented the Dragons for a second...

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Thompson to choose between Raiders, Dragons this week

Joel Thompson.

Jon Tuxworth Canberra utility Joel Thompson will decide on his future by the end of the week as he agonises over staying loyal to the Raiders, or accepting a rich offer from the Dragons.

Reece lightning strikes to continue Dragons' Canberra curse


Jon Tuxworth WITCHCRAFT, herbal remedies, tarot cards, maybe even monkey feet?


Canberra Raiders welcome back Joel Edwards for Storm NRL clash

Jack Wighton has the backing of his teammates to continue at five-eighth.

Jon Tuxworth Jarrod Croker says he's excited to be playing outside of young gun Jack Wighton.


Canberra Raiders chairman Allan Hawke spills the beans

In for the long haul: Raiders' chairman Allan Hawke.

Jon Tuxworth Will things change under the leadership of new Raiders chairman Allan Hawke? He speaks candidly to Jon Tuxworth.

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NRL: Jack Ahearn has faith in his future

Sport: Raiders player Jack Ahearn sporting his old local Valley Dragons jersey. 28th of February 2014, Canberra Times Photograph by Katherine Griffiths

Jon Tuxworth The similarities between Jack Ahearn and Josh Dugan are obvious - same junior club, same position, same tattoos.

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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.


Ferguson still has work to do

Sport. Blake Ferguson, returns to team training at the Raiders Bruce HQ.?July 23rd 2013 Canberra Times Photograph by Graham Tidy.
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Jon Tuxworth Raiders coach David Furner has warned wayward centre Blake Ferguson his long journey of personal change has just begun.


Ferguson takes first steps in long journey

Blake Ferguson.

Jon Tuxworth His wait to return to the field is over, but wayward centre Blake Ferguson's long journey of personal change has just begun, warns Canberra coach David Furner.

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Ferguson to return with Mounties

Jon Tuxworth Blake Ferguson will not make his Raiders return this weekend.