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Jon Tuxworth

Jon Tuxworth is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

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Tom Learoyd-Lahrs determined to revive career at Melbourne Storm under Craig Bellamy

Jon Tuxworth Former Canberra prop Troy Thompson has backed unwanted Raider Tom Learoyd-Lahrs to become the latest front row cast-off to revive his career under Melbourne coach Craig Bellamy. 

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Unwanted Canberra Raider Tom Learoyd-Lahrs on Melbourne Storm radar

On the outer: Raiders forward Tom Learoyd-Lahrs.

Jon Tuxworth Unwanted Raider Tom Learoyd-Lahrs could reunite with former NSW Origin mentor Craig Bellamy at Melbourne.

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What we learnt: Melbourne Storm v Canberra Raiders

Reece Robinson.

Jon Tuxworth The Raiders were in the match for an hour, but were torn apart on the edges by the Storm when it counted.

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

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Jon Tuxworth No Anthony Milford, no Canberra Raiders?

Melbourne Storm v Canberra Raiders

Storm v Raiders live blog.

Jon Tuxworth The Melbourne Storm host the Canberra Raiders at AAMI Park, from 5.0pm (AEST) Saturday.

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Canberra Raiders say revenge for last year's record Melbourne Storm loss won't be motivation

Josh McCrone played his 100th NRL game in last year's massive 68-4 loss to the Melbourne Storm.

Jon Tuxworth It was meant to be a day of celebration, but Canberra Raiders star Josh McCrone's 100th game against Melbourne last year is a day he'd prefer to forget.

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What we learned: Canberra Raiders vs Melbourne Storm

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Jon Tuxworth All the talking points from the NRL clash between the Raiders and the Storm at GIO Stadium on Sunday.

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Canberra Raiders beat Melbourne Storm in NRL thriller

CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 20:  Jarrod Croker of the Raiders takes a high ball during the round seven NRL match between the Canberra Raiders and the Melbourne Storm at GIO Stadium on April 20, 2014 in Canberra, Australia.  (Photo by Mark Nolan/Getty Images)

Jon Tuxworth A try in the dying seconds to Canberra forward Paul Vaughan handed the Raiders a thrilling 24-22 victory over Melbourne at Canberra Stadium on Sunday.

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Kevin Proctor narrows down suitors to Raiders and Storm

The hunt is on for Kevin Proctor.

Jon Tuxworth The race for Melbourne forward Kevin Proctor's signature is down to two clubs, with the Kiwi international to soon decide between the Canberra Raiders and the Storm.

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Cornish impressive in trial as Raiders see off Storm without injuries

Jon Tuxworth Ricky Stuart was only concerned with one number after Saturday's 20-12 trial win in Melbourne - zero injuries.

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Storm insist Slater's late inclusion will only be a cameo

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Jon Tuxworth MELBOURNE are adamant they're not disrespecting the All Stars concept after admitting Billy Slater could be a late addition to their squad to play Canberra in a trial match at Geelong on Friday night.

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Storm looks to Raiders on China bid

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Jon Tuxworth Melbourne Storm confirm interest in playing a game against Canberra in China next year.

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Raiders have no fear over clash with perfect Storm

Blake Ferguson of the Raiders celebrates his try with teammates during the round 18 NRL match between the Melbourne Storm and the Canberra Raiders at AAMI Park on July 7, 2012 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Robert Cianflone/Getty Images)

Jon Tuxworth The Raiders won't be burdened by the ''fear factor'' which has crippled other teams in Melbourne when they travel south to face the unbeaten defending premier, according to winger Sandor Earl.

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Raiders weather the Storm in style

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - MAY 04:  Blake Ferguson of the Raiders is congratulated by his teammates after scoring a try during the round eight NRL match between the Melbourne Storm and the Canberra Raiders at AAMI Park on May 4, 2013 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Scott Barbour/Getty Images)

Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Raiders produced one of the gutsiest wins in their 31-year history after securing the boilover of the season in Melbourne.

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Storm v Raiders - what we learned

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - MAY 04:  Blake Ferguson of the Raiders celebrates after scoring a try during the round eight NRL match between the Melbourne Storm and the Canberra Raiders at AAMI Park on May 4, 2013 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Scott Barbour/Getty Images)

Jon Tuxworth What we learned from the upset of the NRL season as Canberra downs the Storm in Melbourne.

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Raiders stay cool after red-hot win over Storm

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - MAY 04:  Reece Robinson of the Raiders is congratulated by his teammates after scoring a try during the round eight NRL match between the Melbourne Storm and the Canberra Raiders at AAMI Park on May 4, 2013 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Scott Barbour/Getty Images)

Jon Tuxworth The last time Canberra upset Melbourne, they were jeered off the field by their own fans the next week.

History puts Storm upset in context for Raiders

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Jon Tuxworth The last time Canberra upset Melbourne, they were jeered off the field by their own fans the next week.

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Ferguson role in Storm clash hazy

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Blake Ferguson warming up during Raiders training at Raiders HQ
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31 July 2013
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Jon Tuxworth Canberra Raiders skipper Terry Campese is confident they can beat the Storm on Sunday without Blake Ferguson.

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Storm rains on Raiders

Jon Tuxworth Melbourne Storm proves rumours of its demise have been greatly exaggerated.

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Perfect Storm raise alarm for rivals after brutal demolition

SPORT: Canberra Raiders v Melbourne Storm at Canberra stadium, Bruce.  Raiders player Joel Thompson looks dejected after the Storm score another try. 4th August 2013 .Photo by MELISSA ADAMS of The Canberra Times..

Jon Tuxworth It was one of the darkest days in Raiders history. But it was also a match where a clinical and ruthless Melbourne proved rumours of their demise had been greatly exaggerated.

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