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Jon Tuxworth

Jon Tuxworth is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

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Former Canberra Raiders coach Andrew McFadden insists he can revive New Zealand Warriors in NRL

Jon Tuxworth Andrew McFadden left the Canberra Raiders coaching staff because he felt ''a bit stale'', but he has unwavering belief he's the man to breath fresh life into the New Zealand Warriors.

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West Belconnen Warriors lose to Tuggeranong Bushrangers in Canberra Raiders Cup

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Jon Tuxworth West Belconnen coach Justin Giteau remained a model of calmness as his side lost to Tuggeranong.

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Justin Giteau backs John Papalii to revive career at West Belconnen Warriors in Canberra Raiders Cup

John Papalii.

Jon Tuxworth New West Belconnen coach Justin Giteau believes John Papalii can overcome his recent off-field troubles and use the Canberra Raiders Cup to revive his rugby league career. 

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Warriors on the rise

Jon Tuxworth New West Belconnen coach Justin Giteau is confident he can help bring the Warriors back from the brink.

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Shillington sees Warriors clash as ideal warm-up for Test

GOLD COAST, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 17:  David Shillington of the Raiders wipes sweat off his face during the round two NRL match between the Gold Coast Titans and the Canberra Raiders at Skilled Park on March 17, 2013 on the Gold Coast, Australia.  (Photo by Matt Roberts/Getty Images)

Jon Tuxworth Canberra Raiders prop David Shillington rates Saturday's clash against New Zealand Warriors as a perfect Test audition, and is desperate to retain his place in Australia's side for next week's Test...

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What we learned: Raiders v Warriors

David Shillington

Jon Tuxworth All the talking points from the Raiders' last-gasp victory over the Warriors.

Raiders revival too much for Warriors

CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 13:  Sam Williams of the Raiders is congratulated after scoring a try 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 Canberra Raiders are fast forging a reputation as the NRL's new comeback kings.

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Bulldogs belting 'nothing' without a Warriors whipping

David Shillington

Jon Tuxworth, Chris Wilson RAIDERS skipper David Shillington said Friday night's comprehensive win over the top-of-the-table Bulldogs would count for nothing if Canberra could not complete its fairytale run to the NRL finals...

Campese and Shillington brush injuries to face Warriors

Terry Campese at Raiders training.

Jon Tuxworth THE CANBERRA Raiders have doused concerns over the fitness of playmaker Terry Campese, insisting he will play the New Zealand Warriors today despite suffering swelling in both knees this week.

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Raiders rip apart weak Warriors

Canberra's Jack Wighton congratulates Reece Robinson after a try.

Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Raiders used Easter Sunday to improve their form from boiled lollies to chocolates with a clinical 32-12 dispatch of the New Zealand Warriors at Canberra Stadium.

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Raiders skipper Terry Campese says wooden spoon 'my worst nightmare'

Terry Campese

Jon Tuxworth His childhood dream was to win a premiership with the Raiders, but Canberra skipper Terry Campese is now staring his ''worst nightmare'' in the face.  

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Goulburn keeps top two hopes alive with Canberra Raiders cup win over West Belconnen

Mick Picker was impressive for the Bulldogs on Sunday.

Jon Tuxworth Goulburn has kept its Canberra Raiders Cup top two hopes alive with a 28-16 win over West Belconnen.

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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.

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Embarrassed Raiders 'sharing the pain' of supporters

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Jon Tuxworth Disconsolate Canberra Raiders players labelled their latest inept showing against Souths as ''embarrassing'' and assured fans they're sharing their pain after a ninth loss in 11 games. 

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Canberra Raiders versus South Sydney - What we learned

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Jon Tuxworth All the talking points from the Rabbitohs' 34-18 win over Canberra.

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Canberra Raiders in danger of worst home record in club history

Josh McCrone is primed for a big game against the Rabbitohs.

Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Raiders are in danger of finishing with the worst home record in club history and erasing the 1982 wooden spooners from the history books. 

Canberra Raiders left out Brett White for tactics, not form, says Ricky Stuart

Brett White was left out of the Raiders' team against the Titans.

Jon Tuxworth Canberra coach Ricky Stuart says Brett White's omission from the Raiders on Sunday was because of tactics not form. 

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Raiders unlikely to lobby NRL for salary cap relief

Brenko Lee

Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Raiders are unlikely to lobby the NRL again to be granted a salary cap exemption despite their outside back crisis worsening with a hamstring injury to Brenko Lee. 

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Canberra Raiders keen to re-sign Jarrod Croker

Jarrod Croker is a priority re-signing for the Raiders.

Lee Gaskin and Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Raiders will make re-signing centre Jarrod Croker beyond next season a priority.

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Canberra Raiders centre Jack Wighton sidelined with a broken thumb

Jack Wighton of the Raiders

Jon Tuxworth The State of Origin hopes of Canberra star Jack Wighton have been dashed, the star centre facing four to eight weeks on the sideline with a broken thumb sustained in Saturday's loss to Wests Tigers.