Jon Tuxworth

Jon Tuxworth

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Lauren Jackson, Penny Taylor, Erin Phillips and Elizabeth Cambage back for Opals

Jon Tuxworth Four seasoned campaigners with their own points to prove are ready to return the Australian Opals to the glory days of old.

Basketball

Opals coach Brendan Joyce says no panic despite rocky build-up to September's FIBA World Cup

Jon Tuxworth The Australian Opals have lost some of their biggest stars for September's FIBA World Cup, but coach Brendan Joyce already has eyes on their replacements.

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Opals hope Nat Hurst and Leilani Mitchell will provide punch at world championships

Canberra Capitals player Natalie Hurst.

Jon Tuxworth They're rivals for the coveted starting point guard job, but Opals coach hopes duo can provide one-two punch.

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Australian Opals coach Brendan Joyce wants Lauren Jackson's China club to ease her training workload

Sport.  Australian Opals vs New Zealand Tall Ferns.  Australian Opals player Lauren Jackson during the game at the AIS Arena.  18 August 2013. Canberra Times photo by Jeffrey Chan.

Jon Tuxworth Australian Opals coach Brendan Joyce has urged Lauren Jackson's Chinese club to reduce her hectic training schedule, admitting he's worried she's being overworked as she battles a niggling Achilles...

Brendan Joyce fears Lauren Jackson is being overworked in China

Jon Tuxworth Opals coach Brendan Joyce has urged Lauren Jackson's Chinese club to reduce her hectic training schedule, admitting he is worried she is being overworked as she battles a niggling Achilles injury.

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Hunt for next generation of point guards

8TH FEBRUARY 2012 -SPORT-STORY JON TUXWORTH- THE CANBERRA TIMES- PHOTO BY MELISSA ADAMS.
Canberra Capitals v AIS at the AIS arena, Canberra.  Caps player, Nicole Hunt and AIS player, Mikhaela Donnelly.

Jon Tuxworth Lauren Jackson has played with some of the game's great point guards, but she believes Canberra Capitals star Nicole Hunt deserves to be mentioned with the best of them.

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Tolo looks set to leave Capitals

By Jon Tuxworth The dream Lauren Jackson-Marianna Tolo partnership is unlikely to continue at the Canberra Capitals next season, with Europe seemingly winning the battle for Tolo's signature.

Tolo looks set to leave Capitals

Jon Tuxworth The dream Lauren Jackson-Marianna Tolo partnership is unlikely to continue at the Canberra Capitals next season, with Europe seemingly winning the battle for Tolo's signature.