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Jon Tuxworth

Jon Tuxworth is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

Cricket

Nathan Hauritz cut by Queensland Bulls

Canberra's Jason Floros could return to first class cricket following the axing of Nathan Hauritz.

Jon Tuxworth Former Test spinner Nathan Hauritz's future is up in the air after he became the big-name casualty when Queensland named their player contract list for the upcoming season on Tuesday.

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

Cricket

Canberra to host Australia and South Africa in ODI cricket

It's understood that Canberra has been given the all-clear to host a match between two of world cricket's heavyweights in mid-November as part of a five-game ODI series.

Jon Tuxworth International cricket is poised to return to Canberra this summer.

Cricket

Meteors shoot for the Stars

13 October 2012. Lee Gaskin Story. Canberra Times photo by Rohan Thomson. The 2012 ACT Meteors team. 


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Jon Tuxworth ACT Meteors coach Andrew Dawson has told his troops they must improve their professionalism and preparation if they want to be considered for Australian selection.

Cricket

Manuka has bright future, says Haddin

NSW cricketer Brad Haddin

Jon Tuxworth Brad Haddin believes the addition of lights at Manuka Oval means Canberra is poised to be a contender for more marquee events.

Cricket

Hussey hands Canberra a double farewell

Michael Hussey

Jon Tuxworth The shock retirement of Michael Hussey will ''add another dimension'' to the biggest year of cricket in Canberra's history.

Cricket

Manuka's World Cup bid revamp

Jon Tuxworth Cricket ACT views sacrificing Chairman's XI hosting rights as a small price to pay as it looks to upgrade Manuka Oval into a venue capable of hosting 2015 World Cup games.

No Chairman’s XI for Manuka Oval

?pics of Manuka and lights by Ben Wrigley who works for Cox Architecture, designers of the lights.

Ian Warden Gang Gang, Canberra Times, 6th February 2013.

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Jon Tuxworth Pending resurfacing work at Manuka Oval has forced next summer’s Chairman’s XI tour match against England to be transferred to another venue.

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Cricket

Call for umpires only to use DRS

Brad Haddin

Chloe Saltau, London, and Jon Tuxworth, Canberra Brad Haddin believes decision review system should be taken out of players' hands.