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Jon Tuxworth

Jon Tuxworth is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

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Canberra Raiders won't leave Souths Logan in the lurch

Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Raiders insist they will not desert the Souths Logan region, which has produced some of its best players, despite the decision to stop using its Queensland Cup side as a feeder club.

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Terry Campese saga has become a soap opera for Canberra Raiders

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Jon Tuxworth Saturday Serve: A great clubman like Terry Campese at least deserves a respectful send-off to his Canberra career.

Canberra Raiders released Matt Allwood in secret

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Chris Wilson, Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Raiders have confirmed they granted Matt Allwood an early release two months ago due to undisclosed off-field reasons, with neither party willing to elaborate on Thursday.

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Canberra Raiders' skipper Terry Campese could benefit from giving up the club captaincy, according to great Alan Tongue

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Jon Tuxworth Former Canberra Raiders skipper Alan Tongue believes Terry Campese could benefit from giving up the captaincy to ease the pressure on him as he tries to save his career. 

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Laurie Daley says Blake Austin would be 'great boost' for Canberra Raiders

Blake Austin is a chance to join the Raiders.

Jon Tuxworth Canberra's greatest five-eighth, Laurie Daley, believes key recruiting target Blake Austin would be a "great boost for the club", but warned Wests Tigers they'd be foolish to let him go.

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Canberra Raiders nursery to grow further with Mitch Cornish ready to embrace fatherhood

Mitch Cornish in action at GIO Stadium last month.

Jon Tuxworth He's looked right at home accepting more on-field responsibility, but Canberra Raiders halfback Mitch Cornish says he "doesn't know what to expect" as he prepares for fatherhood. 

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Canberra Raiders re-sign hooker Kurt Baptiste for two years

Raiders hooker Kurt Baptiste  has re-signed for the club.

Jon Tuxworth The Raiders will have four contenders for the No.9 jersey next year after hooker Kurt Baptiste re-signed.

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Canberra Raiders star Josh Papalii takes baby steps in return to form

Josh Papalii has had a difficult year with the Raiders.

Jon Tuxworth Canberra Raiders star Josh Papalii is getting ready for some sleepless nights.

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Canberra Raiders close to finalising second female board member

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Jon Tuxworth  The Canberra Raiders are in the closing stages of their search for a second female board member.

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Canberra Raiders centre Jarrod Croker re-signs and on Kangaroos radar

Jarrod Croker is set to be rewarded for a great season with a new Raiders deal and a Wallabies train-on squad berth.

Jon Tuxworth, Chris Wilson Canberra Raiders centre Jarrod Croker has re-signed and is in the mix for the Australian train-on squad.

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NRL stars headline Canberra Raiders Cup grand final

Queanbeyan Blues captain Marc Herbert, left, with friend, now foe, Goulburn Bulldogs captain/coach Mick Picker.

Jon Tuxworth Marc Herbert won an SG Ball premiership and Mick Picker an under-20 title for Canberra Raiders, but only one will add a local premiership to their trophy cabinet on Sunday. 

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What we learned: Raiders v Eels

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Jon Tuxworth All the talking points from the Raiders' 33-20 win over the Eels at Canberra Stadium on Saturday.

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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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Jarrod Croker on track to re-write Canberra Raiders records

Blood runs green: Jarrod Croker is close to a new deal with Canberra.

Jon Tuxworth, Chris Wilson Jarrod Croker used to joke he would become the Raiders' top points scorer. It's no joke now.

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Canberra Raiders hold off late onslaught to end Eels' finals hopes

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Jon Tuxworth A second half masterclass from Parramatta superstar Jarryd Hayne couldn't prevent the Eels' finals hopes being extinguished with a 33-20 loss to Canberra on Saturday.

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What we learnt: Canberra Raiders v Wests Tigers

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Jon Tuxworth All the talking points from the Raiders' 27-12 win over the Tigers at Canberra Stadium on Saturday.

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Canberra Raiders to welcome back Sam Williams, but Joel Thompson talks break down

Former Raiders players Joel Thompson, Shaun Berrigan and Sam Williams in 2013. Williams is likely to return but Thompson will stay at the Dragons.

Jon Tuxworth Canberra Raiders coach Ricky Stuart has all but confirmed halfback Sam Williams will return to the club next season, but Joel Thompson will not be following suit.

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Canberra Raiders secure back-to-back victories with win over Wests Tigers

Jack Wighton scores the second try for the Raiders.

Jon Tuxworth Who needs James Tedesco, Brett Stewart or Josh Hoffman?

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Josh McCrone ready to fight for Canberra Raiders halves spot

Josh McCrone still wants to play in the halves for Canberra.

Jon Tuxworth Canberra Raider Josh McCrone has indicated he is ready to fight to regain his halves spot in 2015.

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Canberra Raiders begin cleanout as Learoyd-Lahrs, Robinson move on

Jon Tuxworth Reece Robinson and Tom Learoyd-Lahrs headline a number of players who will leave the Canberra Raiders next season as coach Ricky Stuart begins a similar cleanout he orchestrated at Parramatta.