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Jon Tuxworth

Jon Tuxworth is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

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

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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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 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 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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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 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.

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Josh Papalii benched as Raiders look to rebound from Manly debacle

Josh Papalii

Jon Tuxworth Canberra Raiders star Josh Papalii's quest to retain his Queensland Origin jumper just got tougher after he was dropped to the bench for Saturday's clash with New Zealand at Eden Park.

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Papalii, Shillington benched as Raiders seek redemption in NZ

Josh Papalii

Jon Tuxworth Queensland Origin representative forwards Josh Papalii and David Shillington have been dropped to the bench for the Canberra Raiders clash with New Zealand Warriors in Auckland on Saturday afternoon.

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Terry Campese backs Raiders star Josh Papalii to return to explosive best

Raiders forward Josh Papalii.

Jon Tuxworth Terry Campese believes an impact role off the bench could suit Josh Papalii against the Warriors.

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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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Jack Wighton five-eighth experiment not scrapped yet: Canberra Raiders

The Raiders haven't ruled out re-uniting Jack Wighton and Terry Campese in the halves after this weekend.

Jon Tuxworth Jack Wighton five-eighth experiment isn't scrapped just yet, the Canberra Raiders insist.

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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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Canberra Raiders captain Terry Campese out to silence critics against Penrith Panthers

Terry Campese enjoys a joke with Anthony Milford at Raiders training on Saturday.

Jon Tuxworth Canberra skipper Terry Campese wants to ''prove everyone wrong''.

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Canberra Raiders coach Ricky Stuart blasts referees after controversial NRL loss to Penrith Panthers

Ricky Stuart

Jon Tuxworth Ricky Stuart launched a scathing spray at the referees after Canberra's 26-20 loss to Penrith on Sunday.

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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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Josh Mansour, James Tedesco on Canberra Raiders' wishlist

Josh Mansour in action against the Raiders last weekend.

Jon Tuxworth Josh Mansour, James Tedesco and their manager Sam Ayoub have met with the Canberra Raiders.

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Kevin Proctor narrows down suitors to Raiders and Storm

The hunt is on for Kevin Proctor.

Jon Tuxworth The race for Melbourne forward Kevin Proctor's signature is down to two clubs, with the Kiwi international to soon decide between the Canberra Raiders and the Storm.

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 doctor Wilson Lo backs move to bring independent doctors

Wilson Lo.

Jon Tuxworth Canberra doctor supports NRL plan to appoint independent doctors to assess players for concussion.