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Jon Tuxworth

Jon Tuxworth is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

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Video ref Andrew Dunemann defends controversial Eels obstruction call

Jon Tuxworth NRL video referee Andrew Dunemann has staunchly defended his decision to disallow a try to Parramatta due to obstruction in its 21-18 loss to Wests Tigers on Monday, adamant the call was a...

England prop Lee Mossop eyes round 10 for debut with Parramatta Eels

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James Macsmith, Jon Tuxworth England prop Lee Mossop has revealed he won't be fit to make his Parramatta debut until mid-season as he recovers from shoulder surgery.

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Eels get in early to sign Raider Papalii

SPORT - Canberra Raiders captain's run at Bruce Stadium, Josh Papalii has a laugh , Bruce .  Canberra.                             22nd  February  2013.                                                                                                                                                                  Photo by, Colleen Petch of The Canberra Times.

Lee Gaskin, Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Raiders have lost the battle to retain Josh Papalii, with reports the hard-hitting forward has signed a lucrative deal with Parramatta.

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Eels feeling court out

SPORT - Canberra Raiders captain's run at Bruce Stadium, Josh Papalii has a laugh , Bruce .  Canberra.                             22nd  February  2013.                                                                                                                                                                  Photo by, Colleen Petch of The Canberra Times.

Jon Tuxworth Parramatta has threatened legal action after Josh Papalii on Friday back-flipped on a three-year deal to remain with Canberra

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White eyes a return against Eels

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 22: Brett White of the Raiders takes a drink while bleeding from a cut during the round 15 NRL match between the Wests Tigers and the Canberra Raiders at Campbelltown Sports Stadium on June 22, 2013 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Mark Nolan/Getty Images)

Jon Tuxworth Raiders prop Brett White declares himself a certainty to return for next week's clash with Parramatta.

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Papalii keen to pile pain on spurned Eels

Sport. Raiders captain's run at West Belconnen. Josh Papalii. July 19th 2013 Canberra Times Photograph by Graham Tidy.
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Jon Tuxworth Eels coach Ricky Stuart must have watched Josh Papalii's rise to a Maroons jersey through gritted teeth.

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Raiders v Eels - what we learned

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Canberra Raiders player Sami Sauiluma in action during the game against  Parramatta Eels at Canberra Stadium. 
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Jon Tuxworth Five talking points from Canberra's 14-0 win over Parramatta on Saturday.

Grilled Eels pose a tasty challenge

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Jon Tuxworth CANBERRA skipper David Shillington has warned his side to brace for an early Parramatta ambush after its players were forced to face its angry fan base during the week.

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Young Raiders romp home over Eels

Jon Tuxworth Canberra Raiders under-20s skipper Mitch Cornish believes his side's greatest obstacle may be complacency after its impressive 62-30 win over Parramatta at Canberra Stadium yesterday.

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Canberra Raiders versus South Sydney - What we learned

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Jon Tuxworth All the talking points from the Rabbitohs' 34-18 win over Canberra.

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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...

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NRL: Laurie Daley, Brad Fittler and Brett Kenny back Jack Wighton's switch to five-eighth for Canberra Raiders

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Portrait of The Canberra Raiders' Jack Wighton
Filed: Thursday, 30 January 2014 6:26:00 pm 
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Jon Tuxworth Brad Fittler believes Ricky Stuart's Terry Campese-Jack Wighton Raiders halves gamble will be worth it.

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Raiders out to restore 'fortress' Canberra Stadium

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Jon Tuxworth Canberra Raiders coach Ricky Stuart has implored his side to avoid complacency to snap their horror home streak. 

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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.

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Terry Campese geared for big year, says Sterling

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Jon Tuxworth Parramatta great Peter Sterling has backed Raiders skipper Terry Campese to return to his best next season.

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Meninga joins search for Furner's successor

14 July 2012 SPORT Canberra Times photograph by GRAHAM TIDY Story by Jon Tuxworth. Canberra Raiders Captains Run at Raiders HQ at Bruce. Raiders CEO Don Furner, left, with former Raiders great, Mal Meninga.

Jon Tuxworth Canberra Raiders legend part of four-man brains' trust charged with finding the club's next head coach.

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Henry in the frame for top job as Canberra deny targeting Stuart

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 01:  Eels coach Ricky Stuart looks dejected during the round four NRL match between the Sydney Roosters and the Parramatta Eels at Allianz Stadium on April 1, 2013 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Matt King/Getty Images)

Jon Tuxworth Raiders chief executive Don Furner has denied the club has headhunted Ricky Stuart to be its next coach.

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Reliving the Raiders' year from hell

Jon Tuxworth ■ NOVEMBER 24, 2012: Blake Ferguson is fined $5000 by the Raiders and ordered to do community work after being ejected from Canberra's Foreshore music festival for allegedly spitting on patrons.

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Canberra hasn't offered me the job, says Stuart

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 01:  Eels coach Ricky Stuart looks dejected during the round four NRL match between the Sydney Roosters and the Parramatta Eels at Allianz Stadium on April 1, 2013 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Matt King/Getty Images)

Jon Tuxworth Parramatta coach Ricky Stuart is adamant he is yet to be sounded out by Canberra powerbrokers.

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Stuart's ruthless edge right for Raiders: Daley

SPORT  - Ricky Stuart celebrity pro-am at Royal Canberra Golf Course, Parramatta coach Ricky Stuart all smiles  ,  Yarralumla , Canberra.                                                                                                                                                                   25th  February  2013.                                                                                                                                                                  Photo by, Colleen Petch of The Canberra Times.

Lee Gaskin and Jon Tuxworth Raiders great Laurie Daley says Ricky Stuart is a no-brainer to be the next Canberra coach.