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Jon Tuxworth

Jon Tuxworth is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

Cricket

Cricket NSW boss Andrew Jones backs Manuka Oval for Sheffield Shield final

Jon Tuxworth Manuka Oval has firmed as favourite to stage the Sheffield Shield final should NSW win hosting rights.

Cricket

Sheffield Shield preview: Former Manuka curator Nathan Lyon's roots stay strong

Former Manuka Oval curator and Australian Test spinner Nathan Lyon will line up for NSW in the Sheffield Shield match against Western Australia at Manuka Oval starting on Tuesday.

Jon Tuxworth Despite his Test sucesses, Nathan Lyon knows the ''former curator'' questions are inevitable when he returns to Manuka. 

Cricket

Queensland Fire defeat ACT Meteors in women's T20 cricket final

Kris Britt of the Meteors leaves the field after being caught by Haidee Birkett

Jon Tuxworth A blistering unbeaten 78 from Queensland opener Delissa Kimmince has denied ACT Meteors a maiden national title.

Cricket

Jason Behrendorff looks forwards to Canberra player reunion at NSW-WA Shield clash

Jason Behrendorff and Ryan Carters, both from Canberra, will play for WA and NSW respectively in the Sheffield Shield game at Manuka this week.

Jon Tuxworth His fearsome pace bowling destroyed England and South Africa, but it is a guiding hand from Mitch Johnson which Jason Behrendorff hopes helps him build an international career. 

Cricket

Nathan Lyon, Justin Langer back Manuka Oval as quality Test venue

Canberra Times - Sport - March 10 2014
Former Canberra cricketer, now Australian Test spin bowler, Nathan Lyon will be making a Canberra comeback this week to play for the NSW Blues in their Sheffield Shield match against Western Australia at Manuka Oval.
Photo Elesa Kurtz

Jon Tuxworth and David Polkinghorne Nathan Lyon and Justin Langer have backed the push for Manuka to host Test cricket.

Cricket

Lure of Shield too good to ignore, says Solway

ACT Comets Batsman Dean Solway will make his way south to the South Australian Cricket Academy.

Jon Tuxworth It was the toughest decision of his life, but Dean Solway says he had no option but to leave Canberra to have any chance of breaking into first-class cricket.

Cricket

Haddin turns up the heat on Wade

CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA - NOVEMBER 28:  Brad Haddin of the Blues bats during day two of the Sheffield Shield match between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Bulls at Manuka Oval on November 28, 2012 in Canberra, Australia.  (Photo by Mark Nolan/Getty Images)

Jon Tuxworth Brad Haddin has mounted further pressure on Australia's selectors to win a Test recall after his batting purple patch continued for New South Wales against Queensland at Manuka Oval on Wednesday.