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Jon Tuxworth

Jon Tuxworth is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

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What we learned: Canberra Raiders v New Zealand Warriors

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Jon Tuxworth All the talking points from the Warriors' 54-18 win over the Raiders at Canberra Stadium.

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Former Canberra Raiders coach Andrew McFadden insists he can revive New Zealand Warriors in NRL

Former Canberra Raiders assistant coach Andrew McFadden is confident he can nail down the Warriors job long term.

Jon Tuxworth Andrew McFadden left the Canberra Raiders coaching staff because he felt ''a bit stale'', but he has unwavering belief he's the man to breath fresh life into the New Zealand Warriors.

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Kiwi Papalii set to ditch New Zealand

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JULY 22:  John Papalii of the Raiders makes a break during the round 20 NRL match between the Cronulla Sharks and the Canberra Raiders at Toyota Stadium on July 22, 2012 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Matt King/Getty Images)

Jon Tuxworth Queensland has firmed as favourite to beat New Zealand in their battle over Josh Papalii, with the Canberra Raiders star tipped to pledge his allegiance to the Maroons by as soon as Monday.

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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.

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Canberra Raiders fade late as Parramatta Eels win in Darwin

Jarrod Croker comforts teammate Jordan Rapana.

Jon Tuxworth Late loss shows it's not all doom and gloom for the Raiders and coach Ricky Stuart.

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The NRL's 'forgotten man' Edrick Lee keen to make up for lost time

Edrick Lee

Jon Tuxworth It's hard to believe Canberra Raiders youngster Edrick Lee is rugby league's forgotten man. 

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Canberra Raiders in danger of worst home record in club history

Josh McCrone is primed for a big game against the Rabbitohs.

Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Raiders are in danger of finishing with the worst home record in club history and erasing the 1982 wooden spooners from the history books. 

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Raiders skipper Terry Campese says wooden spoon 'my worst nightmare'

Terry Campese

Jon Tuxworth His childhood dream was to win a premiership with the Raiders, but Canberra skipper Terry Campese is now staring his ''worst nightmare'' in the face.  

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NZ Warriors coach Andrew McFadden insists he doesn't have point to prove in Canberra return

Acting head coach of the Warriors Andrew McFadden.

Jon Tuxworth New Zealand Warriors coach Andrew McFadden still has a ''soft spot'' for the Raiders, but says there is no room for sentiment with his side's finals hopes on the line at Canberra Stadium on Sunday.

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Embarrassed Raiders 'sharing the pain' of supporters

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Jon Tuxworth Disconsolate Canberra Raiders players labelled their latest inept showing against Souths as ''embarrassing'' and assured fans they're sharing their pain after a ninth loss in 11 games. 

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Canberra Raiders embarrassed by Warriors as season hits new low

Sealed with a kiss: Warriors centre Konrad Hurrell scores against the Raiders.

Jon Tuxworth Raiders centre Jarrod Croker described his side's display as ''garbage'' and ''embarrassing'' after a horror loss to the Warriors.

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Canberra Raiders keen to re-sign Jarrod Croker

Jarrod Croker is a priority re-signing for the Raiders.

Lee Gaskin and Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Raiders will make re-signing centre Jarrod Croker beyond next season a priority.

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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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Canberra Raiders centre Jack Wighton sidelined with a broken thumb

Jack Wighton of the Raiders

Jon Tuxworth The State of Origin hopes of Canberra star Jack Wighton have been dashed, the star centre facing four to eight weeks on the sideline with a broken thumb sustained in Saturday's loss to Wests Tigers.

Netball

Australian Diamonds to play England at Canberra in October

Jon Tuxworth The Australian Diamonds will play in the capital for the second straight year against England in October. 

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Canberra Raiders' Josh Papalii set to bring down North Queensland Cowboys

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Portrait of The Canberra Raiders' Josh Papalii
Filed: Thursday, 30 January 2014 6:25:59 pm 
Photo by Rohan Thomson, The Canberra Times

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Jon Tuxworth Three months ago, Josh Papalii and North Queensland's stars were teammates.

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Shaun Fensom commits to another three years with Canberra Raiders

Staying: Shaun Fensom of the Raiders runs with the ball during the round two NRL match with the Newcastle Knights at Hunter Stadium.

Jon Tuxworth Canberra Raiders lock Shaun Fensom has re-signed with the club for three more years.

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Canberra Raiders doctor would back prescription drug ban

Raiders doctor Wilson Lo, left.

Jon Tuxworth Wilson Lo believes the NRL is poised to ban controversial prescription drugs completely.

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Canberra Raiders star Anthony Milford has 'decision to make': Josh Papalii

On the boil: Anthony Milford keeps up his strong form against the Rabbitohs.

Jon Tuxworth Canberra Raiders back-rower Josh Papalii has admitted Anthony Milford has ''a decision to make'' as the battle for his services with Brisbane intensifies.

Josh Papalii back for Canberra Raiders, Joel Edwards rested

Josh Papalii at Raiders training.

Jon Tuxworth Canberra Raiders representative star Josh Papalii has been named to make his comeback from injury in a major boost before Saturday afternoon's crucial home clash with Newcastle Knights.