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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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Queanbeyan Kangaroo Jordan Macey wins Les McIntyre Medal

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Jon Tuxworth His team won't get a chance to defend its title in this Sunday's grand final, but Queanbeyan Kangaroo Jordan Macey received some consolation by winning the Les McIntyre Medal on Monday night. 

Bulldogs cap off memorable weekend for Goulburn

Jon Tuxworth As far as red-letter football weekends go, Goulburn will find the one they just enjoyed hard to top. 

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Queanbeyan coach praises veteran Goulburn prop Michael Dodson

Goulburn's Michael Dodson takes on the Queanbeyan Roos defence earlier this year.

Jon Tuxworth Queanbeyan Kangaroos coach Aaron Gorrell jokes he "got an invite to Michael Dodson's 50th" last year. 

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Canberra Raiders consider welcoming halfback Sam Williams back to the fold

After a stint with the Dragons, Sam Williams could return to the Raiders.

Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Raiders could go back to the future in its quest to solve its playmaking dilemma.

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Queanbeyan Roos replace offensive team song in time for major semi this weekend

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Jon Tuxworth The Queanbeyan Kangaroos has submitted a new "G-rated" victory song to the CRL.

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David Pangai hopes brothers learn from his mistakes after guiding Queanbeyan Blues to grand final

SPORT:  The Canberra Raiders Cup first grade major semi final at Seiffert Oval, Queanbeyan. Queanbeyan Blues v Queanbeyan Kangaroos: centre: Blues player Dave Pangai celebrates his try ..  24th August 2014 .  Photo by Melissa Adams of The Canberra Times.

Jon Tuxworth Queanbeyan Blues forward David Pangai kicks himself reguarly over squandering his chance at the big time.

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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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Goulburn eliminate West Belconnen in Canberra Raiders Cup semi

Goulburn and Belconnen players brawl at the end of Sunday’s match.

Jon Tuxworth Goulburn coach Mick Picker believes it ''would be silly'' if disciplinary action is taken after their 16-10 elimination final win ended in punches at Goulburn Workers Arena on Sunday. 

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Canberra Raiders clear Josh Papalii of any breach

John and Josh Papalii.

Jon Tuxworth Canberra club clear star forward after reports of a crowd disturbance at Sunday's Canberra Raiders Cup semi-final.

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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.

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The shunned, the favoured: Player-time stats reveal Ricky Stuart's plan for Canberra Raiders

Big-name recruit Bill Tupou has played only five games for the Raiders in 2014.

Jon Tuxworth These are the statistics that show why the Canberra Raiders NRL squad is in need of a major overhaul and why coach Ricky Stuart is pleading with fans to be patient as he rebuilds the team.

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''.