Jon Tuxworth

Jon Tuxworth

Ferguson to play against the Roosters

Jon Tuxworth Canberra Raiders centre Blake Ferguson has been named to make his NRL return against the Roosters this Saturday

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Brother in awe of Aubusson's part in helping Roosters to the decider

Sydney Roosters Fan Day. The Sydney Roosters hold a fan day at the Sydney Football Stadium ahead of the NRL Grand Final against the St George Dragons this week. Roosters players and brothers James and Mitchell Aubusson interview each other. SMH SPORT 27092010 Photo  Wolter Peeters SPECIAL 00135307

Jon Tuxworth He walked away from the NRL at just 24 and is about to watch his younger sibling Mitch play a second grand final.

Raiders keep Dogs at bay and get ready for the Roosters

Bulldogs v Raiders

Jon Tuxworth IT SHAPES as the Canberra Raiders' biggest home match in two years, with the potential to make or break their season.


Canberra raided as younger Cornish leaves for Roosters


Jon Tuxworth THE Canberra Raiders may have locked up Toyota Cup halfback Mitch Cornish for the long term, but his younger brother Tyler looks set to fly the coop after being offered a deal by the Sydney Roosters.

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Milford may have to wait for Origin debut: Maroons skipper


Jon Tuxworth Canberra's Anthony Milford still has ''a little bit to go'' before making his State of Origin debut, says Queensland captain Cameron Smith.


Early debate over NSW halves 'crazy': Peter Sterling

Jon Tuxworth Halves battle between Jarrod Mullen and Terry Campese shapes as crucial in Saturday afternoon's clash.


Canberra Raiders should stick with Jack Wighton at No.6: Ben Ikin

Canberra youngster Jack Wighton.

Jon Tuxworth Ben Ikin says the Raiders will reap the long-term benefits by sticking with Jack Wighton at five-eighth.

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Canberra Raiders fall foul of Titans’ gamesmanship

Greg Bird of the Titans struggles to get off a tackled player as referee Brett Suttor looks on.

Jon Tuxworth NRL rules committee member Darren Lockyer says the belief some teams are deliberately conceding penalties to reset their defensive line under pressure is likely to be discussed, admitting it’s...

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Canberra Raiders face tough start to season with horror early draw

Sport. Canberra Raiders training at their Bruce HQ. Player, Terry
Campese. December 3rd 2013 Canberra Times photograph by Graham Tidy.


Jon Tuxworth The Ricky Stuart era at Canberra is set for a daunting start after the Raiders were given a horror early season draw including four of their first five games on the road.


Shillo to prove Origin axing wrong

Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Raiders have backed dumped Maroons prop David Shillington to rebound from his Origin axing.


Raiders v Tigers: What we learned

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 22: Brett White of the Raiders takes a drink while bleeding from a cut during the round 15 NRL match between the Wests Tigers and the Canberra Raiders at Campbelltown Sports Stadium on June 22, 2013 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Mark Nolan/Getty Images)

Jon Tuxworth Six talking points from the match at Campbelltown on Saturday night.

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Campese says Raiders out to payback Souths

Terry Campese during raiders training at ActewAGL Park.
The Canberra Times
17 May 2013
Photo Jay Cronan

Jon Tuxworth Raiders skipper Terry Campese says his team will be driven by a desire to ''get one back'' on South Sydney on Friday night after the Rabbitohs ended Canberra's 2012 season.

A fine state of affairs for Raiders

Raiders fines

Jon Tuxworth Raiders cop sixth fine in eight years for another salary cap breach.

Salary cap woes: seven clubs fined for breaches and Raiders plan quick appeal

Sami Sauiluma.

Jon Tuxworth, Lee Gaskin Canberra have been fined more than $350,000 for salary cap breaches in the past eight years after the club was slugged with a $144,393 infringement notice for 2012.

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What we learned: Raiders vs Cowboys

SPORT: Canberra Raiders V North Queensland Cowboys at Canberra Stadium.  Cowboys player James Tamou clashes with   Raiders player David Shillington.. . 7th JULY 2013.Photo by MELISSA ADAMS of The Canberra Times..

Jon Tuxworth All the major talking points from the Raiders' 26-18 win over the Cowboys at Canberra Stadium.


White eyes a return against Eels

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 22: Brett White of the Raiders takes a drink while bleeding from a cut during the round 15 NRL match between the Wests Tigers and the Canberra Raiders at Campbelltown Sports Stadium on June 22, 2013 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Mark Nolan/Getty Images)

Jon Tuxworth Raiders prop Brett White declares himself a certainty to return for next week's clash with Parramatta.


Living on the edge: Raiders' season in the balance

CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA - JULY 07:  Anthony Milford of the Raiders is congratulated after scoring a try during the round 17 NRL match between the Canberra Raiders and the North Queensland Cowboys at Canberra Stadium on July 7, 2013 in Canberra, Australia.  (Photo by Stefan Postles/Getty Images)

Lee Gaskin, Jon Tuxworth Eight wins, eight losses, eight games to go. Just what will the Raiders make of season 2013?


McCrone won't flee Raiders

Canberra Raiders player Josh McCrone in action during the game against Parramatta Eels at Canberra Stadium. 
20 July 2013
Photo Jay Cronan

Jon Tuxworth Josh McCrone's manager has quashed speculation his client could seek a release to join Brisbane.


Dogs on the scent to bring Maitua back to the kennel

Reni Maitua.

Andrew Webster, Jon Tuxworth In 2008, the Bulldogs had "no other option" but to sack a wayward Reni Maitua after missing one too many training sessions from one too many drinking sessions.

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Raiders get revenge on Dugan

WOLLONGONG, AUSTRALIA - JULY 27:  Josh Dugan of the Dragons is hit in a high tackle during the round 20 match between the St George Illawarra Dragons and the Canberra Raiders at WIN Stadium on July 27, 2013 in Wollongong, Australia.  (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

Jon Tuxworth When a groggy Josh Dugan staggered off late in Canberra's 22-18 win over St George Illawarra, the irony was lost on no-one.

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