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Jon Tuxworth

Jon Tuxworth is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

Gungahlin hammer Belconnen United to leap to Canberra Raiders Cup lead

Sport.  Team ready for the upcoming 2015 TTM Canberra Raiders Cup.  from left, Glen Baker Queanbeyan Kangaroos, Jordan Martin Woden Rams, Michael Brophy Tuggeranong Bushrangers, Mark Herbert Queanbeyan Blues, Simon McGuinness Goulburn Workers Bulldogs, Tim Sloman West Belconnen Warriors, Mitchell Shaw Belconnen United Scholars and James Ulrick Gungahlin Bulls.  9 April 2015.  Canberra Times photo by Jeffrey Chan.

Jon Tuxworth The Gungahlin Bulls continue to prove they are the big improvers in this year's Canberra Raiders Cup.

Brendan Jones within striking distance of British Open berth

Brendan Jones is hoping to qualify for the British Open with a strong result in Japan this weekend.

Jon Tuxworth Canberra golfer Brendan Jones is within striking distance of sealing a place in July's British Open.

WNBL rejects move to winter, introduces three-game grand final series

Bibby in action against Adelaide last season.

Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Capitals have endorsed the WNBL's decision to reject a call to move the league to winter.

Zoe Buckman primed for world titles qualifier at Diamond League meet

Zoe Buckman believes she can book her world titles spot in this weekend's Diamond League event in America.

Jon Tuxworth Canberra athlete Zoe Buckman is confident she can put her national titles disappointment behind her and qualify for August's world championships at this weekend's Prefonatine Classic in Eugene,...

South Canberra clinch final netball semi spot with win over Belconnen

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Jon Tuxworth A desperate defensive effort helped South Canberra break its finals drought in the State League netball competition, holding off Canberra 51-45 in the final round on Sunday to secure its spot in the...

Nunawading too good for Canberra outfits in SEABL


Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Gunners have succumbed to a second straight South-East Australia Basketball Association loss, going down to Nunawading Spectres 104-87 at Belconnen on Saturday night.

Mum's the word for Western Bulldog Heather Anderson

Heather Anderson of the Bulldogs kicks the ball during the Women's AFL exhibition match between the Melbourne Demons and the Western Bulldogs at MCG.

Jon Tuxworth Belconnen Magpies player Heather Anderson caught the eye of commentators in a strong display for Western Bulldogs in their loss to Melbourne at the MCG on Sunday. 

Rowan Andrews comes out of retirement as Ainslie hold off Redland in NEAFL

Queanbeyan's Paul Williams and Eastlake's Thomas Logan contest for possession.

Jon Tuxworth Ainslie forwards Nick Salter and Josh Bennett warmed up for next week's North-East Australian Football League representative clash by contributing ten goals in a tense four-point win over...

Canberra overcomes North Coast to reach Country championships semi-final

Gungahlin's Chris Thorley deputised ably for Marc Herbert after he left the field injured for Canberra.

Jon Tuxworth  Canberra overcame injuries to former Raiders Marc Herbert and Joe Picker to advance to the semi-finals of the Country Championships with a 20-10 win over North Coast at Forster on Saturday.

Canberra's Nick Olive eyes group 1 glory with Single Gaze and Bring A Secret

Canberra trainer Nick Olive believes Single Gaze is capable of group 1 glory in Brisbane.

Jon Tuxworth One's a proven performer on the big stage, the other a green rookie "getting by on raw ability."

NEAFL rep squad a chance for Ainslie's Harper to attract AFL attention

Sport.  NEAFL, Ainslie Vs Eastlake at Ainslie Oval.   Eastlake player Shae Darcy takes a kick at goal in front of Ainslie player Jordan Harper.  18 April 2015.  Canberra Times photo by Jeffrey Chan.

Jon Tuxworth It's the stage which helped Aaron Vandenberg catch the eye of the Melbourne Demons and Ainslie coach Chris Rourke believes Jordan Harper can use the NEAFL representative team to press his own...

ACT government applies pressure to NRL for more Canberra support

ACT Chief Minister Andrew Barr will meet with the NRl on Friday.

Jon Tuxworth ACT Chief Minister Andrew Barr has upped the ante for Canberra to be given a fairer slice of the rugby league pie after meeting with NRL boss David Smith in Sydney on Friday. 

Volleyroos take on Chinese at AIS


Jon Tuxworth Australia men's volleyball team the Volleyroos will wrap up their preparations for the upcoming World League when they play China at the AIS from 6.30pm on Tuesday night.

Canberra's Kimberley Wells receives Amy Gillett scholarship

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Jon Tuxworth Canberra cyclist Kimberley Wells has been awarded this year's Amy Gillett cycling scholarship.

Harry Bates proves apple doesn't fall far at National Capital Rally

Driver Molly Taylor and co-driver William Hayes in their Renault Clio R3.

Jon Tuxworth Harry Bates has lived in the shadow of his famous father even since he got behind a wheel.

St Patrick's keen to end finals drought after stunning Central

Jon Tuxworth St Patrick's goalkeeper Malcolm Beer has played Capital league one hockey for eight years for the club and has never played a final. 

Canberra Olympic wasteful in 1-1 draw with Monaro Panthers

Jon Tuxworth Frustrated Canberra Olympic coach Frank Cachia admitted his side had enough chances "to win six games".

Goulburn too strong for West Belconnen in Canberra Raiders Cup

Jon Tuxworth Goulburn too strong in 28-16 win over West Belconnen.

Final quarter comeback falls short for Canberra Gunners against Bendigo Braves

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Jon Tuxworth A huge performance from NBL player Ben Allen couldn't prevent the Canberra Gunners from succumbing to Bendigo Braves 93-88 in their South-East Australian Basketball League clash at Belconnen on...

Woolford clan joins forces as Queanbeyan Blues hold off Roos in local derby

Former Canberra Raiders stars Simon Woolford and Brett White played with the Queanbeyan Blues on Saturday night.

Jon Tuxworth As far as the Woolford family is concerned, the apple hasn't fallen far from the tree.