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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.

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 Cup contender West Belconnen defies 'bottom' slur

Bobby Roberts in action.

Jon Tuxworth A lyric in West Belconnen's victory song says ''started at the bottom now we're here''. 

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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.

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Canberra Raiders stars Josh Papalii and Anthony Milford hurt in loss to Brisbane Broncos

Josh Papalli leaves the field injured against the Broncos.

Jon Tuxworth Queensland's injury crisis has deepened and Canberra's season is getting worse after Raiders stars Anthony Milford and Josh Papalii both picked up injuries in a 28-4 loss to Brisbane at Canberra...

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Tuggeranong coach backs youngsters against star-studded Bulls

Jon Tuxworth Gungahlin may have former Canberra Raiders stars Lincoln Withers and David Howell, but Tuggeranong believes the junior development it prides itself on is ready to bear fruit this season.

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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 Papalii benched as Raiders look to rebound from Manly debacle

Josh Papalii

Jon Tuxworth Canberra Raiders star Josh Papalii's quest to retain his Queensland Origin jumper just got tougher after he was dropped to the bench for Saturday's clash with New Zealand at Eden Park.

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Papalii, Shillington benched as Raiders seek redemption in NZ

Josh Papalii

Jon Tuxworth Queensland Origin representative forwards Josh Papalii and David Shillington have been dropped to the bench for the Canberra Raiders clash with New Zealand Warriors in Auckland on Saturday afternoon.