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Jon Tuxworth

Jon Tuxworth is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

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Canberra Raiders utility Jack Wighton rates himself a No.1 contender

Chris Wilson, Jon Tuxworth Canberra's Jack Wighton is confident he could be a genuine contender as the club's long-term fullback.

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Canberra Raiders halfback Mitch Cornish handed first starting berth

Starting half: Mitch Cornish.

Jon Tuxworth Rookie halfback given golden opportunity to lock down the no.7 jersey long term.

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Paul Vaughan close to striking upgraded deal with Canberra Raiders

Jon Tuxworth Canberra prop Paul Vaughan is close to re-signing with the club until the end of 2017.

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Ricky Stuart warns Raiders are in no-win situation against weakened Sharks

Ricky Stuart shares the frustration of Raiders fans.

Jon Tuxworth Ricky Stuart concedes his side faces a "no-win situation" against Cronulla. 

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Canberra Raiders coach Ricky Stuart hopes Jack Wighton gives him 'food for thought' at fullback

Jack of all trades: Wighton has been chosen in every back-line spot bar half-back in 45 NRL games.

Jon Tuxworth Jack Wighton has been chosen in every back-line spot, bar half-back, in 45 NRL games.

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Canberra Raiders' headache: who will replace Brisbane Broncos-bound Anthony Milford?

Anthony Milford has been man of the match in the Raiders' last two wins.

Jon Tuxworth It was a giant leap towards avoiding the wooden spoon, but Penrith great Greg Alexander says Canberra's 22-12 win over Cronulla only added fuel to concerns the Raiders could struggle without Anthony...

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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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Giteau backs Raiders chance: 'Take a leaf from us and prove coach wrong'

The Raiders are on the verge of winning their first wooden spoon since 1982.

Jon Tuxworth Former Canberra Raiders captain Ron Giteau has urged the current players to prove coach Ricky Stuart wrong and show they can compete without big name stars as they prepare for Sunday's wooden spoon...

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Canberra Raiders coach Ricky Stuart says NRL salary cap isn't working

Jon Tuxworth Ricky Stuart has urged the NRL to look at other options to help battling teams bring in marquee talent.

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Fractured skull rules out Canberra Raiders fullback Jordan Rapana for the season

Injured: Jordan Rapana's season is over after he suffered a fractured skull during Canberra's loss to the Dragons on Saturday.

Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Raiders' injury crisis has gone from bad to worse - fullback Jordan Rapana will miss the rest of the season with a fractured skull and stand-in captain Brett White will be out for at...

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Canberra Raiders overlook Terry Campese for clash with Cronulla

No nonsense: Terry Campese.

Jon Tuxworth Raiders skipper overlooked for selection for Sunday's trip to Cronulla, despite being passed fit.

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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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Canberra Raiders back rookie draft proposal to ward off NRL poachers

Star juniors such as Jack Wighton and Brenko Lee would be hard to poach under the new draft system.

Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Raiders want to regulate junior player poaching by NRL rivals.

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Police career on hold for Canberra Raiders fullback Jordan Rapana

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Jon Tuxworth Canberra Raiders comeback kid Jordan Rapana has revealed he was ready to quit the game and join the police force before playing his first NRL game in six years. 

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Jarrod Croker hopes Canberra Raiders fans 'get into' Josh Dugan

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Jon Tuxworth Canberra centre hopes scorned Raiders fans will give returning fullback a warm welcome.

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Canberra Raiders' X-factors Jack Wighton and Edrick Lee provide ray of hope in dark season

Jarrod Croker and Edrick Lee of the Raiders.

Jon Tuxworth There's something about Edrick Lee's swagger and ''aura'' that boosts the Raiders, says Jarrod Croker. 

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Kurt Baptiste ready to win Canberra Raiders hooker 'musical chairs'

Raiders hooker Kurt Baptiste knows he's in for a fight to retain a spot in the squad.

Jon Tuxworth Raiders hooker Kurt Baptiste wants to turn his poor luck around and find a seat in the Raiders' musical chairs. 

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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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St George Illawarra breaks Canberra 'hoodoo' with win over Raiders

Brett Morris celebrates his try with Dragons teammate Jack de Belin.

Jon Tuxworth Ding dong, the NRL’s biggest hoodoo is dead.

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Ricky Stuart concedes Canberra Raiders squad not good enough

Raiders coach Ricky Stuart effectively conceded his squad was not strong enough to compete with the NRL’s best.

Jon Tuxworth Canberra coach Ricky Stuart effectively conceded his current squad isn’t good enough to compete with the best.