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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 ready to settle down

Jon Tuxworth Canberra Raiders star Jack Wighton says he's keen to settle on a long-term position, despite his versatility.

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Canberra Raiders player Jarrod Croker snubbed by PM's XIII selectors

Missed out: Jarrod Croker was not selected for the PM's XIII.

Jon Tuxworth Canberra centre Jarrod Croker has been snubbed again by representative selectors.

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Penrith Panthers prop Nigel Plum backs Canberra Raiders revival

Premiership contender: Panther Nigel Plum is a fan of Raiders coach Ricky Stuart.

Jon Tuxworth Penrith prop and former Raiders player Nigel Plum has backed Ricky Stuart as the man to rebuild at Canberra.

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Canberra Raiders outcast Joe Picker on verge of premiership glory with South Sydney Rabbitohs

Souths player and former Raider Joe Picker makes a tackle against Manly.

Jon Tuxworth Canberra Raiders junior Joe Picker says he would feel part of South Sydney's success if they win the title.

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Tim Sheens recognises Penrith momentum as Raiders celebrate 25th anniversary of 1989 flag

The Raiders celebrate their 1989 grand final win over the Tigers.

Jon Tuxworth Tim Sheens knows exactly how the Penrith Panthers feel right now. 

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Canberra Raiders prop Luke Page turns down Big Mal to kickstart NRL career

Canberra Raiders recruit Luke Page in action for Queensland Cup side Souths Logan.

Jon Tuxworth Canberra prop Luke Page admits he "took football for granted" before he was cut by Gold Coast, but is using the kick up the butt to kickstart his career with the Raiders. 

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Canberra Raiders Shaun Fensom vows to return from knee injury for round one next year

Agony: Raiders hard-man Shaun Fensom after injuring his knee against the Warriors.

Jon Tuxworth Injured Canberra Raiders lock Shaun Fensom says he wanted to play on with a ruptured anterior ligament.

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Canberra Raiders won't leave Souths Logan in the lurch

Canberra Raiders chief Don Furner.

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.

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Canberra Raiders quartet chosen in Australia's Four Nations train-on squad

Jack of all trades, Raiders utility Jack Wighton.

Jon Tuxworth Despite finishing second last, some Canberra Raiders stars have something to smile about.

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

Terry Campese.

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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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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Departing Canberra Raiders star Anthony Milford adamant he never second guessed move to Brisbane

Anthony Milford leaves the Raiders with positive memories.

Jon Tuxworth and Lee Gaskin Departing Canberra star Anthony Milford says he has never regretted deciding to move to Brisbane.

Canberra Raiders released Matt Allwood in secret

Matt Allwood.

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

Raiders utility Jack Wighton.

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