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Jon Tuxworth

Jon Tuxworth is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

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Canberra Raiders consider welcoming halfback Sam Williams back to the fold

Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Raiders could go back to the future in its quest to solve its playmaking dilemma.

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What we learnt: Raiders v Sea Eagles

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 27: Raiders players look dejected after conceding a try during the round 8 NRL match between the Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles and the Canberra Raiders at Brookvale Oval on April 27, 2014 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Brendon Thorne/Getty Images)

Jon Tuxworth All the talking points from the clash between the Canberra Raiders and Manly Sea Eagles.

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Lawrence taking flight with the Sea Eagles

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 14: Brenton Lawrence of the Sea Eagles walks down the players tunnel during the round six NRL match between the Manly Sea Eagles and the Cronulla Sharks at Brookvale Oval on April 14, 2013 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)
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Jon Tuxworth Manly prop Brenton Lawrence could have been lost to the game years ago had it not been for David Furner.

Live: Raiders v Sea Eagles

Blake Ferguson of the Raiders is tackled during the round nine NRL match between the Manly Sea Eagles.

Jon Tuxworth Join League HQ for full, live coverage as the Raiders host the Sea Eagles, from 2pm.

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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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Manager of off-contract Mitch Cornish bides his time for contract talks

Young Raiders gun Mitch Cornish is off contract at the end of next year.

Jon Tuxworth The manager of Canberra Raiders youngster Mitch Cornish says he doesn't plan on starting contract extension talks with the club ''until the timing's right''. 

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Gambling 'not epidemic' in NRL, but players have no excuse says Raider Brett White

Jon Tuxworth Canberra Raiders welfare officer David Thom says players can no longer plead ignorance about betting on NRL matches. 

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Michael Bani bolsters star-studded Goulburn in Canberra Raiders Cup

Former Manly star Michael Bani will play for Goulburn.

Jon Tuxworth He's the NRL cult hero who grew up chasing dugongs in the Torres Strait, now Michael Bani is chasing a Canberra Raiders Cup premiership with Goulburn. 

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Milford may have to wait for Origin debut: Maroons skipper

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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.

Canberra Raiders prop Brett White to decide playing future within month

SPORT:  Canberra Raiders v Gold Coast Titans match at Canberra Stadium. L-R Raiders players Shannon Boyd, Josh McCrone and Brett White sit on the sideline .23rd March 2014. Photo by Melissa Adams of The Canberra Times.

Jon Tuxworth and Lee Gaskin Raiders forward Tom Learoyd-Lahrs holding off contract talks until he returns to first-grade, but admits the re-signings of Paul Vaughan and Shannon Boyd make it tougher to remain in Canberra.

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Anthony Milford to play for Queensland under-20s and bypass Samoa

Jon Tuxworth Queensland under-20s coach Kevin Walters has admitted he feels for Samoa after confirming Canberra Raiders star Anthony Milford will bypass its crucial clash with Fiji on Saturday and play for the...

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Greats back Raiders star Paul Vaughan to emulate Brenton Lawrence's rise

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Jon Tuxworth Former Country forward Andrew Ryan has backed Canberra's Paul Vaughan to make the same whirlwind progression as Manly's Brenton Lawrence, adamant big, fast and agile props will soon be the norm in...

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Ricky Stuart blames himself after 'embarrassing' Raiders belted at Brookvale

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Jon Tuxworth He didn't miss a tackle or drop a ball but coach Ricky Stuart blamed himself for the Raiders' 54-18 loss to Manly.

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Josh McCrone ready to lead Canberra Raiders out of NRL slump

Jon Tuxworth Josh McCrone has had enough of feeling ''helpless'' sitting on the bench while his teammates struggle on the field. 

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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

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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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Wish you were here: Raiders go on tour

Jon Tuxworth The Raiders could rack up the frequent-flyer miles next season, with games in China, Perth and Mudgee on the agenda.

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Decision looms on Canberra-Manly NRL match in Shenzhen, China

Jon Tuxworth The proposed Manly-Canberra NRL clash in China next year faces the scrap heap unless it is given the green light by early next week.

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NRL: Josh McCrone won't shirk defensive duties

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Portrait of The Canberra Raiders' Josh McCrone
Filed: Thursday, 30 January 2014 6:26:05 pm 
Photo by Rohan Thomson, The Canberra Times

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Jon Tuxworth Canberra Raiders half-cum-hooker Josh McCrone is bracing for an early baptism of fire by rival packs.

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NRL trial in China 'should be long-term'

Jon Tuxworth The NRL has been urged not to give up on a proposed Raiders-Manly clash in China.