Jon Tuxworth

Jon Tuxworth

Saturday Serve

Blake Ferguson's NRL career at a tipping point

Jon Tuxworth Blake Ferguson must not be allowed to play in the NRL in season 2014.

Racing

Turf club wants Throughbred Park as home for all Canberra racing codes

Jon Tuxworth Chris Ward is adamant Thoroughbred Park is the best venue for a co-location of Canberra's three racing codes.

Basketball

Alex Bunton to don mask for crucial Townsville game

Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Capitals are confident centre Alex Bunton will be cleared to play in Friday's must-win clash in Townsville despite having nose surgery.

Baseball

Cavalry appeals for help as ABL cuts international players

SPORT: Cavalry v Blue Sox at Narrabundah Ball Park, Canberra. Cavalry pitcher Kyle Perkins in action.

Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Cavalry has implored rival clubs to send their under-used Australian players to the capital after the Australian Baseball League cut the number of international players allowed to...

Baseball

Cavalry to begin search for pitcher after edging out Blue Sox

Jon Tuxworth Canberra Cavalry launched an indredible fightback from 7-0 down against Sydney on Sunday night.

Basketball

Capitals put snags on barbie in bid to recapture sizzling best

Sport. WNBL Canberra Capitals Vs Sydney Flames. Canberra Capitals coach Carrie Graf during the game at the AIS Arena.   5 October 2013. Canberra Times photo by Jeffrey Chan.

Jon Tuxworth Canberra Capitals are hopeful a bonding session will give them the mental and physical lift to save their season.

Cricket

Tett's ton not enough for Demons

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Eastlakes batsman Anil Rideegammanagedara (Correct) in action against West UC at Kingston Oval. 
The Canberra Times
30 November 2013
Photo Jay Cronan

Jon Tuxworth Eastlake's exit from the SCG Cup competition was further compounded by a serious shoulder injury to a star import.

Volleyball

Canberra Heat falls short at volleyball nationals

27 November 2011, sport, picture by STUART WALMSLEY. 2011 Canberra Open Good Neighbour Volleyball Tournament at the Australian Institute of Sport. Canberra Heat v AIS. Canberra Heat player Ben Hardy and Rory Welsh of the AIS.

Jon Tuxworth Canberra Heat is confident it can challenge for the national title long-term, despite falling short on Sunday.

Baseball

Dugouts cleared as Canberra Cavalry catcher hit by wild pitch

cavalry fight

Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Cavalry-Sydney Blue Sox rivalry bubbled to the surface after Jack Murphy was hit by a pitch.

Racing

Queanbeyan double for ill owner Alex Smith

Sport.   Oh So Adorable ridden by Richard Bensley, right, makes a move on the outside to win the Queanbeyan Quickie at the Queanbeyan Racing Club.  5 December 2013. Canberra Times photo by Jeffrey Chan.

Jon Tuxworth Owner Alex Smith may be holed up in hospital, but two wins at Queanbeyan would have been just what the doctor ordered.

Basketball

Humble schoolboy Dante Exum destined for NBA, says coach

Young talented basketball player Dante Exum, playing for Lake Ginninderra College from Canberra. 2 December 2013.
The Age Sport. Photo:EDDIE JIM.

Jon Tuxworth Lake Ginninderra College coach Jason Denley has never seen the hype that has surrounded NBA draft prospect Dante Exum.

Baseball

Canberra Cavalry still in chase to sign Sydney Blue Sox star Mitch Dening

Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Cavalry have not given up hope of bolstering their offence by adding Sydney Blue Sox linchpin Mitch Dening, after expressing interest in signing him mid-season.

Baseball

Casey Frawley hits for cycle as Canberra Cavalry win 18-13 ABL thriller against Melbourne Aces

Casey Frawley hit for the cycle against the Aces.

Jon Tuxworth Casey Frawley helped to rewrite Canberra Cavalry’s record books in an epic 18-13 win in Melbourne on Sunday.

Basketball

Canberra Capitals' Abby Bishop cops coach Carrie Graf's criticism on the chin

SPORT: Canberra Capitals v Bendigo Bank Spirit at the AIS Arena, Canberra. Capitals player Abby Bishop reacts during the match. 20th October 2013. Photo by MELISSA ADAMS of The Canberra Times.

Jon Tuxworth Abby Bishop says Capitals coach Carrie Graf’s criticism of her performance in Saturday’s loss to Sydney was warranted.

Basketball

Dante Exum ready to help mates at Australian schoolboys basketball championships

SPORT: Australian Boomers basketballer Dante Exum,18 is in his final year at school but could sign a million dollar deal in the NBA next year.. 31st October  2013. Photo by Melissa Adams of The Canberra Times

Jon Tuxworth For a youngster touted as a top-three NBA draft pick, playing for your school is a few steps down on the hype scale.

Cycling

Canberra cyclist Tom Palmer hopes for crack at Tour Down Under

Sport.  Canberra cyclists Tom Palmer from Drapac Professional Cycling and Rebecca Wiasak from Suzuki- Bontrager Cycling team at the National Museum ahead of the National Capital Tour.  19 September 2013. Canberra Times photo by Jeffrey Chan.

Jon Tuxworth Tom Palmer recorded a strong third place in the opening leg of the NSW International Grand Prix on Saturday.

Baseball

Win puts Cavalry in with a series chance

Sport.  Australian Baseball League Canberra Cavalry Vs Melbourne Aces.  Canberra Cavalry pitcher Jeff Lyman during the game against the Melbourne Aces at Narrabundah Ballpark.    2 November 2013. Canberra Times photo by Jeffrey Chan.

Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Cavalry stemmed the bleeding and retained top spot on the ABL standings with victory over the Aces.

Basketball

Flames turn heat up on Capitals

PICTURE BY MATTHEW SMITHWICK, THE BORDER MAIL.
Albury. Basketball. Canberra Capitals v Sydney Uni Flames. Pic of Capitals' Natalie Hurst (no. 7) and Sydney's Alicia Poto (no. 6). Canberra's Nat Hurst battles Sydney's Alicia Poto. Photo: Matthew Smithwick

Steve Smith, Jon Tuxworth Canberra Capitals coach Carrie Graf has lambasted her star players' efforts after an 81-68 loss to the Flames.

Basketball

Canberra Capitals vow to shoot down Sydney Flames after first-round drubbing

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Abby Bishop has signed a 2 year contract with the Canberra Capitals.
Filed: Wednesday, 4 September 2013 2:48:40 PM 
Photo by Rohan Thomson, The Canberra Times

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Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Capitals have vowed to suffocate Sydney's guards in Albury on Saturday after the Flames' potent back court tore them to pieces in an ''embarrassing'' first-round loss.

Boxing

'Novice' Luke Turner back to work after Blake Ferguson bout

Luke Turner  beats Blake Ferguson

Jon Tuxworth It took just one text from his boss for Goulburn excavator Luke Turner to return to reality with a thud after he spoiled Blake Ferguson's boxing debut.

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