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Jon Tuxworth

Jon Tuxworth is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

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Aaron Gorrell makes comeback in Queanbeyan Kangaroos win

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Jon Tuxworth Queanbeyan Kangaroos coach Aaron Gorrell has stopped short of confirming a full scale comeback after playing his first match in over a year since retiring through injury.

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Kangaroos out to turn tables on Blues

Jon Tuxworth Last year's grand final loss still hurts, but Kangaroos' Jordan Macey believes it could provide a blueprint to a premiership.

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Tamou's Kangaroos call-up no shock for Raiders prop

Jon Tuxworth Kangaroos and Raiders prop David Shillington has backed the inclusion of Cowboys bolter James Tamou on the Australian bench for Friday's Anzac Test match.

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Goulburn keeps top two hopes alive with Canberra Raiders cup win over West Belconnen

Mick Picker was impressive for the Bulldogs on Sunday.

Jon Tuxworth Goulburn has kept its Canberra Raiders Cup top two hopes alive with a 28-16 win over West Belconnen.

David Shillington to use clash with Burgess boys to push for Four Nations berth

David Shillington is aiming for national selection at the end of the season.

Jon Tuxworth Canberra Raiders prop David Shillington will use Monday night's stoush with South Sydney's Burgess brothers as an audition to reignite his representative career and push for a Four Nations berth.

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Gungahlin Bulls coach backs Lincoln Withers to step up in ''must win'' game

Gungahlin Bulls No.7 Lincoln Withers, right, with teammate Dave Howell.

Jon Tuxworth Gungahlin coach Michael Slater has backed star half Lincoln Withers to find his best form this week.

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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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Queanbeyan Blues edge out Goulburn in slogfest

12th May 2012. Sport.  Journalist Jon Tuxworth.  Canberra Times Photo by Jeffrey Chan. Belconnen United Scholars player Brent Crisp gets tackled during the match at West Belconnen Leagues Club.

Jon Tuxworth Queanbeyan Blues coach Simon Woolford praised his side's toughness and grit in difficult conditions in a 22-12 top-of-the-table victory over Goulburn at Seiffert Oval on Saturday.

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Queanbeyan Roos hold off fast-finishing Woden Valley in Canberra Raiders Cup

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Jon Tuxworth Aaron Gorrell has urged his Queanbeyan Roos to be more ruthless after nearly blowing a 26-0 lead on Sunday.

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Canberra Raiders Cup contender West Belconnen defies 'bottom' slur

Bobby Roberts in action.

Jon Tuxworth A lyric in West Belconnen's victory song says ''started at the bottom now we're here''. 

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Goulburn beats a spirited Woden Valley in Canberra Raiders Cup

Goulburn player-coach Mick Picker.

Jon Tuxworth Late tries to Matt Worboys and Mitch Turner helped Goulburn cement a Canberra Raiders Cup top-four spot.

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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.

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Belconnen United coach Matt Britt hopes his injury has silver lining

12th May 2012. Sport.  Journalist Jon Tuxworth.  Canberra Times Photo by Jeffrey Chan. Belconnen United Scholars player Brent Crisp gets tackled during the match at West Belconnen Leagues Club.

Jon Tuxworth Rookie Belconnen United coach Matt Britt is shattered injury has ended his playing hopes, but he need only look at his opposite number this week to know it may be a blessing in disguise. 

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Jordan Macey second-half blitz inspires Roos to win over Scholars

Sport.  Canberra Region Rugby League, Queanbeyan Kangaroos vs Belconnen United Scholars at Freebody Oval.   Queanbeyan Kangaroos player Jordan Macey.  10 May 2014  Canberra Times photo by Jeffrey Chan

Jon Tuxworth Queanbeyan Kangaroos coach Aaron Gorrell should bottle the half-time spray he aimed at Jordan Macey after the playmaker tore Belconnen United to shreds in a 36-18 win at Freebody Oval on Saturday.

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Leaner Michael Bani ready to spearhead Goulburn Bulldogs in Canberra Raiders Cup

Michael Bani is looking to impress with Goulburn this season.

Jon Tuxworth Michael Bani once weighed more than Green Machine props Tom Learoyd-Lahrs and David Shillington. 

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Canberra Raiders' Mosese Pangai's long journey back to the NRL

Mosese Pangai trains with the Raiders this week.

Jon Tuxworth Mosese Pangai, a 107-kilogram winger, has had more NRL clubs than NRL matches.

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Mitch Cornish not out to be Canberra Raiders saviour

Mitch Cornish enjoys a joke at Raiders training on Wednesday.

Jon Tuxworth Mitch Cornish admits the pressure from Raiders fans to be the side's saviour once consumed him. 

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Bearded Brophy puts Bushrangers wins before tries

Jon Tuxworth Michael Brophy's unkempt beard leaves no doubt he's a Tuggeranong Bushranger through and through. 

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Cornish to make long-awaited NRL debut

Mitch Cornish enjoys a joke at Raiders training on Wednesday.

Jon Tuxworth If his mother had her way, Mitch Cornish would idolise Harry Kewell, not Ricky Stuart or Laurie Daley.

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Canberra Raiders smash North Queensland Cowboys to snap three-game losing streak

Canberra fullback Anthony Milford on the run against North Queensland.

Jon Tuxworth Canberra showed with a 42-12 win over a depleted North Queensland that it won't give up on this NRL season without a fight.