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Jon Tuxworth

Jon Tuxworth is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.


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.


Ricky Stuart blasts Canberra Raiders after loss to South Sydney Rabbitohs

Canberra Raiders v South Sydney Rabbitohs at Canberra Stadium.

Jon Tuxworth Canberra coach Ricky Stuart labelled his side’s basic errors of ‘’Queensland or NSW Cup standard’’ as the Raiders’ wooden spoon odds shortened with a 34-18 home...

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Paul Vaughan challenges Canberra Raiders to continue round of upsets to avoid wooden spoon

Paul Vaughan is adamant the Raiders can avoid the wooden spoon.

Jon Tuxworth Canberra Raiders prop Paul Vaughan has challenged the side.


Melbourne Storm shut down Anthony Milford in crucial 28-14 win over Canberra Raiders


Jon Tuxworth No Anthony Milford, no Canberra Raiders?


Canberra Raiders' plan could have helped dumped Cronulla star Todd Carney, says Alan Tongue

Disappointment: Todd Carney leaves Raiders HQ after being sacked in 2008.

Jon Tuxworth Sacked Cronulla star Todd Carney could have been one of the game's greats had he accepted Canberra Raiders' offer to help him.


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.

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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.


Mundine surprised by rumours of Ferguson wanting to leave Raiders

Blake Ferguson

Jon Tuxworth, Steve Jancetic Anthony Mundine says speculation Blake Ferguson wants to quit the Canberra Raiders to be closer to him in Sydney is ''news to me''.

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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.