Jon Tuxworth

Jon Tuxworth


Understrength Sharks take five to end Raiders’ season

Jon Tuxworth Canberra's new coach will have a big task ahead of him after the Raiders ended their season from hell on Sunday with a sixth straight loss, 38-18 to an understrength Cronulla.


Sharks circled but Blake stays put

Jon Tuxworth Ferguson sounded out by Sharks coach about a return to Cronulla before re-signing with the Raiders.


Papalii prepares for return bout with Sharks

Jon Tuxworth Josh Papalii admits he was rattled by the ''media cloud'' after last year's spiteful finals battle.


What we learned: Sharks v Raiders

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - MAY 19:  Terry Campese of the Raiders makes his point to the referee during the round 10 NRL match between the Cronulla Sharks and the Canberra Raiders at Sharks Stadium on May 19, 2013 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

Jon Tuxworth The Raiders ran out of get-out-of-jail-free cards against an impressive Sharks outfit.


Furner says playing 'semi-final' football is key to grinding Sharks down

21st July 2012, Story by Jon Tuxworth  , Canberra Times Photo, Colleen Petch,  Raiders training at HQ this morning, Josh Papalii trains this morning.

Jon Tuxworth CANBERRA Raiders coach David Furner has put the onus on his halves to play ''semi-final football'' and use patience to grind Cronulla into the Toyota Stadium turf today.


Running in rain a problem for Campese

CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 13:  Terry Campese of the Raiders runs the ball during the round six NRL match between the Canberra Raiders and the New Zealand Warriors at Canberra Stadium on April 13, 2013 in Canberra, Australia.  (Photo by Stefan Postles/Getty Images)

Jon Tuxworth Raiders skipper Terry Campese has conceded his reconstructed knee has affected his mindset.

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Mundine dismisses rumours Ferguson wants to quit Raiders

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JULY 16:  NRL player Blake Ferguson (R) arrives with Anthony Mundine (L) at Waverley Court on July 16, 2013 in Sydney, Australia. Ferguson has been charged with indecent assault.  (Photo by Brendon Thorne/Getty Images)

Jon Tuxworth Anthony Mundine insists speculation his nephew Blake Ferguson wants to quit the Canberra Raiders to be closer to him in Sydney is ‘‘news to me’’.

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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.

Raiders likely to snub Ferguson for rest of year as he plans exit strategy


Jon Tuxworth, Chris Dutton Blake Ferguson's Canberra career appears to be over. The star centre seems to be on the outer with several teammates and the Raiders look desperate to repair the club's culture by taking a tough...

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Ferguson insists fitness was the reason he didn't play Manly

Todd Carney Blake Ferguson

Jon Tuxworth Canberra Raiders star Blake Ferguson has used Twitter to defend suggestions he was fit to take on Manly on Sunday, insisting he never passed a fitness test to play.

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Henry the man to lead Raiders revival: Ryan

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JULY 26:  Neil Henry the coach of the Cowboys speaks to the media in the post match press conference t the end of the round 20 NRL match between the North Queensland Cowboys and the Brisbane Broncos at 1300SMILES Stadium on July 26, 2013 in Townsville, Australia.  (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

Chris Dutton and Jon Tuxworth Rugby league coaching great Warren Ryan insists Neil Henry is the ''ideal'' man to lead the Canberra Raiders out of their darkest days.


Fall from grace imminent with Ferguson unlikely to front Raiders board

Blake Ferguson

Chris Wilson, Lee Gaskin, Jon Tuxworth ''I don't want to talk about it.''

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Cornish calls for change to second-tier cap

SPORT: Canberra Raiders player Mitch Cornish is in line to make his NRL debut this sunday night at Canberra Stadium against the Cronulla Sharks.   4th SEPTEMBER 2013 .Photograph by MELISSA ADAMS of The Canberra Times.

Jon Tuxworth Raiders youngster Mitch Cornish denied NRL debut again by salary cap rules.


Berrigan takes swipe at Blake

Shaun Berrigan

Jon Tuxworth Retiring Raider Shaun Berrigan has launched a parting shot at sacked teammate Blake Ferguson.

Berrigan blasts a selfish star

Shaun Berrigan

Jon Tuxworth Retiring Canberra Raider Shaun Berrigan has launched a parting shot at sacked teammate Blake Ferguson, blasting his selfish approach which has helped derail the club's season.

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No fairytale finish as Raiders exit

SPORT: ?Canberra Raiders players and staff ?arrive back at HQ, Bruce. Raiders player Joel Thompson gives a wave to the camera. ?21st August??2013. Photo by Melissa Adams of The Canberra Times
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Jon Tuxworth Joel Thompson regrets leaving the Raiders without having won an NRL premiership.

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Raiders’ agony finally over for season 2013

SPORT: Raiders v Cronulla-Sutherland at Canberra stadium, Bruce..Raiders players react after the Sharks score another try . 8th SEPTEMBER 2013 .Photograph by MELISSA ADAMS of The Canberra Times.

Jon Tuxworth Like Australia under Tony Abbott, the Canberra Raiders will be under ''new management'' in 2014.

Campese struggling for confidence to run in rain

David Campese

Jon Tuxworth Raiders skipper Terry Campese has conceded his troublesome knee has affected his mindset, admitting his running game has been particularly stifled by a lack of confidence in wet conditions.

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Stuart's ruthless edge right for Raiders: Daley

SPORT  - Ricky Stuart celebrity pro-am at Royal Canberra Golf Course, Parramatta coach Ricky Stuart all smiles  ,  Yarralumla , Canberra.                                                                                                                                                                   25th  February  2013.                                                                                                                                                                  Photo by, Colleen Petch of The Canberra Times.

Lee Gaskin and Jon Tuxworth Raiders great Laurie Daley says Ricky Stuart is a no-brainer to be the next Canberra coach.


Milford keeps his options open

Anthony Milford.

Jon Tuxworth Raiders rookie Anthony Milford admits his future at the club hinges heavily on who coaches the side next year.