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Jon Tuxworth

Jon Tuxworth is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.


Cooma win ninth straight match to take another step toward premiership


Jon Tuxworth Canberra Olympic is bracing for a likely final round showdown with Gungahlin United for the last semi final spot after going down to Canberra Premier league leaders Cooma 3-2 on Saturday. 

Rugby league

Queanbeyan Roos warm up for semis with big win over Woden Valley

Kangaroos fullback Bryan Cronan in action against Woden Valley on Saturday.

Jon Tuxworth Kangaroos coach Aaron Gorrell has dubbed fullback Bryan Cronan the best No.1 in the Canberra Raiders Cup.

Romelda Aiken and Jamaica warm up for world cup with win over Canberra Darters

Centre Romelda Aiken of Jamaica in action.

Jon Tuxworth Jamaica goal-shooting ace Romelda Aiken believes they're primed to prove their Commonwealth Games bronze medal wasn't a fluke at this month's world cup and usurp England as netball's third best side.

Three Canberra products selected in AFL state combines

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Jon Tuxworth Belconnen junior Chris Jansen has been selected in South Australia's state AFL combine.

Canberra Darters fired up for Romelda Aiken and Jamaica

Romelda Aiken

Jon Tuxworth She'd give away 12cm in height but Canberra Darters' Keely Rodrigo is ready to take on Jamaican star Romelda Aiken.

Canberra league uses Fifita episode to remind clubs of zero tolerance for ref abuse

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Jon Tuxworth Canberra Region Rugby League has used the Fifita referee saga to reinforce its zero-tolerance policy on abuse.

Goulburn storms into Canberra Raiders Cup top two with 30-4 rout of the Roos

The Bulldogs' Michael Bani was impressive on Sunday.

Jon Tuxworth The cavalry's back, and so are the Goulburn Bulldogs. 

Slow starts cost Canberra SEABL sides in Brisbane defeats

Alice Coddington was impressive for the beaten Capitals.

Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Gunners again paid for yet another slow start in Saturday's 102-80 SEABL loss to Brisbane.

Cooma shuts out Gungahlin alive to stay atop Premier League ladder

Jon Tuxworth Cooma Tigers cruised to 2-0 shutout win over Gungahlin United at the AIS on Saturday.

Woden Valley's Josh Burns to bid farewell as West Belconnen secures finals spot

Rams captain Josh Burns offloads the ball against the Warriors.

Jon Tuxworth Woden Valley halfback Josh Burns joked his clash Howie Brown confirmed his retirement call was the right one.

Canberra leading contender for Socceroos World Cup qualifier in November

Canberra-raised Socceroo Tom Rogic.

Jon Tuxworth Canberra has emerged as the frontrunner to host the Socceroos' World Cup qualifier against Kyrgyzstan.

Fifita brothers saga a 'wake-up' call to curb ref abuse: Canberra referees boss

Canberra and District Rugby League referees boss Chris Nightingale.

Jon Tuxworth Canberra and District Rugby League referees boss Chris Nightingale says the alleged incident where Cronulla players Andrew and David Fifita abused a junior referee is a "wake up call", and it's up to...

Canberra Capital Steph Talbot on Olympic radar after star Japan showing

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Jon Tuxworth Australian Opals coach Brendan Joyce says Canberra Capitals youngster Steph Talbot is "absolutely" in the mix to feature at next year's Olympics, branding her "the prototype athlete".  

Canberra Gunners' SEABL finals hopes over after two defeats


Jon Tuxworth The Canberrra Gunners' finals hopes have officially evaporated.

Seventh heaven for surging Roos as Blues slump continues in Queanbeyan derby

Kangaroos player Maxime Herold is wrapped up by the Blues' Tom Ruediger.

Jon Tuxworth With a little more luck, Queanbeyan Roos' Maxime Herold could be flying home to France to play in the UK Super League.

World title first on agenda as Caroline Buchanan eyes Olympic redemption

Jon Tuxworth She's been dubbed the 'queen of the track' but it still burns Canberra BMX rider Caroline Buchanan she can't call herself an Olympic or world champion. 

Canberra Raiders Cup heavyweights smashed as finals race heats up

Sport: Local Rugby League with Gungahlin Bulls taking on Queanbeyan Kangaroo's at Nicholls Enclosed Oval. Centre, Glenn Baker of Queanbeyan Kangaroo's is tackled by Lincoln Withers ad Dwayne Connors of Gungahlin Bulls.19th July 2015. Photo by Melissa Adams of The Canberra Times.

Jon Tuxworth The race to the Canberra Raiders Cup semis has been turned on its head with top-two sides Queanbeyan Blues and Goulburn Bulldogs both suffering heavy upset losses on Sunday. 

Gungahlin Bulls fullback Dwayne Connors using football as outlet to overcome brother's death

Jon Tuxworth Gungahlin Bulls fullback Dwyane Connors knows the pain will never fully subside after his brother's death, but football is helping him heal. 

Nick Kyrgios and Thanasi Kokkinakis confident for Davis Cup success

Nick Kyrgios and Thanasi Kokkinakis in doubles action at this year's Austrailan Open.

Jon Tuxworth One's a controversy magnet, the other prefers to let his racquet do the talking.

Nick Kyrgios backs axed mate Bernard Tomic as Davis Cup feud continues

Tomic supporter: Nick Kyrgios.

Jon Tuxworth Canberra tennis star Nick Kyrgios has stood by his belief Bernard Tomic has been wrongly dumped from Australia's Davis Cup team, refusing to back down as his difference of opinion with...