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Jon Tuxworth

Jon Tuxworth is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

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Canberra Raiders forward Josh Papalii chance to return against Wests Tigers

Jon Tuxworth Raiders star Josh Papalii is a chance to return early from injury against Wests Tigers on Saturday.

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What we learned: Wests Tigers v Canberra Raiders

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 28: Martin Taupau of the Tigers is tackled by Josh McCrone of the Raiders during the round 16 NRL match between the Wests Tigers and the Canberra Raiders at Campbelltown Sports Stadium on June 28, 2014 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Brendon Thorne/Getty Images)

Jon Tuxworth All the talking point's from the Canberra Raiders' 19-18 loss to the Wests Tigers.

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Wests Tigers edge out Canberra Raiders in spiteful Campbelltown clash

croker

Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Raiders have vowed to rally around shattered goalkicker Jarrod Croker, adamant that failing to take their earlier chances against an injury-stricken Tigers was to blame for a 19-18 loss...

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Former Raider takes Wests Tigers to grand final victory

Jon Tuxworth The irony certainly wasn't lost on Todd Payten.

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Manager of off-contract Mitch Cornish bides his time for contract talks

Young Raiders gun Mitch Cornish is off contract at the end of next year.

Jon Tuxworth The manager of Canberra Raiders youngster Mitch Cornish says he doesn't plan on starting contract extension talks with the club ''until the timing's right''. 

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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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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. 

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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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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Canberra Raider Reece Robinson to resolve his future soon, says manager

Reece Robinson.

Jon Tuxworth Canberra Raiders winger Reece Robinson has attracted solid interest from rival clubs.

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Jeremy Hawkins to debut for Canberra Raiders against Gold Coast

Canberra Raiders debutant Jeremy Hawkins.

Jon Tuxworth Hawkins joins Mitch Cornish, Shannon Boyd, Matt Allwood and Brenko Lee on Raiders' 2014 debutant list.

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Raiders star Jarrod Croker backs call for second-tier salary cap changes

Raiders centre Jarrod Croker is disappointed he won't get a chance to play alongside Jeremy Hawkins this weekend.

Jon Tuxworth Canberra Raiders centre Jarrod Croker says it is "devastating" Jeremy Hawkins won't make his NRL debut.

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 out to break 'milestone curse' for Shaun Fensom's 100th match

Shaun Fensom.

Jon Tuxworth Raiders news, team naming this afternoon.

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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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NRL boss David Smith assures Canberra Raiders junior concessions are coming

Staying positive: Brett White (left), with Shaun Fensom, says the Raiders will continue to fight.

Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Raiders are confident junior player concessions will be included in the salary cap by next season after NRL boss David Smith reassured them he intends to honour his promise in Canberra...

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Brenko Lee aims to cut out errors for Canberra Raiders

Canberra Raiders' jersey for the Close The Gap round.

Jon Tuxworth Brenko Lee has pledged to ''redeem'' himself for some nervous slip-ups on his NRL debut for the Raiders.

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Kurt Baptiste set to debut with the Canberra Raiders

Jack Wighton trains with the Blues in the build-up to Origin II.

Jon Tuxworth Raiders coach Ricky Stuart is contemplating another late selection shake-up, with former Brisbane Broncos hooker Kurt Baptiste set to make his club debut for Canberra from the bench.

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Canberra Raiders coach Ricky Stuart defends Anthony Milford benching

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Raiders player Anthony Milford in action during the game against the Canterbury Bulldogs 
The Canberra Times
20 June 2014
Photo Jay Cronan

Jon Tuxworth Canberra Raiders coach Ricky Stuart has defended the move to start boom fullback Anthony Milford from the bench in Friday's 22-14 loss to Canterbury which virtually buried his side's remote finals...