Jon Tuxworth

Jon Tuxworth

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Court time the aim for Caps' McAppion

Jon Tuxworth Sarah McAppion is using the transition from star act to role player for the Capitals to redefine her game.

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Gutsy Canberra Capitals back on track

Sport.  Canberra Capitals players celebrate after their win over Adelaide at the AIS Arena.  25 October 2013. Canberra Times photo by Jeffrey Chan.

Jon Tuxworth Desire, desperation and determination. They were the key ingredients the Capitals used to revive their season.

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Honesty best policy for Capitals' revival

Sport.  Canberra Capitals coach Carrie Graf during the game at the AIS Arena.  25 October 2013. Canberra Times photo by Jeffrey Chan.

Lee Gaskin and Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Capitals can credit a forthright honesty session for helping kick-start their WNBL campaign.

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Star pair out to make up for poor start

Natalie Hurst.

Jon Tuxworth Marquee players Natalie Hurst and Abby Bishop are pushing themselves to kick-start the Canberra Capitals' season.

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Bibby shelves retirement plans after mojo returns

Sport. WNBL Canberra Capitals Vs Sydney Flames.  Canberra Capitals player Jessica Bibby find a gap past Sydney Flames defence during the game at the AIS Arena.   5 October 2013. Canberra Times photo by Jeffrey Chan.

Jon Tuxworth Before last season, Canberra Capitals skipper Jess Bibby was second guessing her ability and considered hanging up the boots.

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Depleted Capitals run out of steam

Sport. WNBL Canberra Capitals Vs Sydney Flames.  Sydney Flames player Lauren King and Canberra Capitals player Abby Bishop during the game at the AIS Arena.   5 October 2013. Canberra Times photo by Jeffrey Chan.

Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Capitals are hopeful much-needed reinforcements will be on deck next week after they were taught a rebounding lesson in an 84-73 road loss to Adelaide on Sunday.

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Share Graf as needed, says Stirling

16th October 2012, Story by Jon Tuxworth , Canberra Times Photograph by, Colleen Petch,  Canberra Capitals player Lauren Jackson back in town holds a press conference at Tilleys this morning, Coach Carrie Graf fronts the media to inform them that Lauren will not be playing this weekend.

Jon Tuxworth Former Australian Opals coach Jan Stirling says asking Carrie Graf to give up her Canberra Capitals post in world championship or Olympic years is an option Basketball Australia could consider as its...

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Looming Waves clash stirs bad memories for Herbert

Canberra Capitals new assistant coach, David Herbert

Jon Tuxworth Canberra Capitals assistant coach David Herbert has branded former club West Coast a coach's graveyard, and feels he was not given enough time to revive the struggling franchise into a WNBL force.

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Capitulation of the Capitals

Canberra Capitals coach Carrie Graf

Jon Tuxworth CANBERRA CAPITALS coach Carrie Graf has admitted her father's death has affected her normally unbreakable focus after her side plummeted to a fifth straight loss on Friday night.

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Capitals put faith in youngsters to arrest losing streak

Canberra Capitals player Alex Bunton.

Jon Tuxworth The worst losing streak in club history is looming large, but that won't stop the Canberra Capitals from looking towards the future by giving their young players more game time in Adelaide and Perth...

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Bibby claims there's little respect for WNBL

Jess Bibby

Jon Tuxworth Canberra Capitals skipper Jess Bibby has launched an extraordinary broadside at Basketball Australia, accusing it of placing greater priority on the NBL than the WNBL.

Shearing sure thing for bright WNBL future: Tomley

Jon Tuxworth Canberra coach Sandy Tomley believes young gun Alyce Shearing is destined for a WNBL career after starring for her injury-ravaged side this SEABL season.