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Jon Tuxworth

Jon Tuxworth is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

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Dragons legend Matt Cooper urges club to stick with Dugan at centre

Jon Tuxworth St George Illawarra legend Matt Cooper has implored the Dragons to persevere with Josh Dugan at centre, admitting he was shocked at how quickly he's adapted to the position. 

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What we learned: Canberra Raiders v St George Illawarra Dragons

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Jon Tuxworth All the talking points from the Dragons' 34-16 win over the Raiders at Canberra Stadium.

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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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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.

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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.

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Key moments: Raiders v Dragons

Jarrod Croker.

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

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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...

Rugby League

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.

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Dragons may can Dugan deal after latest indiscretion

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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.

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What we learned: Dragons v Raiders

WOLLONGONG, AUSTRALIA - JULY 27:  Terry Campese of the Raiders looks back and laughs at the Dragons players after Anthony Milford of the Raider scored 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 Five things we learned from the Canberra Raiders' win against St George-Illawarra on Saturday night.

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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.

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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.

Rugby League

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.

Reece lightning strikes to continue Dragons' Canberra curse

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

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Juniors realise grand final dreams in local rugby league deciders

SPORT: Junior rugby league grand finals at Canberra Stadium in Bruce. Under 16s Zone 1 grand final between West Belconnen Gold and Queanbeyan United Blues. From left, Gold players Dustin Lister and Harry Brown celebrate a try.14th September 2014 . Photo by Melissa Adams of The Canberra Times.

Jon Tuxworth Canberra Stadium may not have been a successful hunting ground for the Canberra Raiders this year, but the region's best juniors were able to live out their dreams when the Canberra junior rugby...

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Anthony Milford nominated for RLPA's top gong

Jon Tuxworth The Rugby League Players' Association has given Canberra Raiders fans another reminder of how much Anthony Milford's✓ departure will hurt by nominating him for its highest individual honour.

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Canberra Raiders to welcome back Sam Williams, but Joel Thompson talks break down

Former Raiders players Joel Thompson, Shaun Berrigan and Sam Williams in 2013. Williams is likely to return but Thompson will stay at the Dragons.

Jon Tuxworth Canberra Raiders coach Ricky Stuart has all but confirmed halfback Sam Williams will return to the club next season, but Joel Thompson will not be following suit.

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Josh McCrone backs Terry Campese to prove doubters wrong

Terry Campese

Jon Tuxworth Canberra Raiders halfback Josh McCrone has backed Terry Campese to bounce back from recent criticism.