Jon Tuxworth

Jon Tuxworth

Cricket

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

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

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

Haddin an 'inspiration'

David Dawson.

Jon Tuxworth NSW lower-grade wicketkeeper David Dawson says it would be ''inspirational'' to watch Brad Haddin don the baggy green again after admiring his resilience during his family crisis.

Opinion

Bowled over by Pup's change, and it demands an apology

Australia's captain Michael Clarke celebrates making 200 runs against South Africa during their cricket test match in Adelaide, Australia, Thursday, Nov. 22, 2012. The three-game series is even with a draw from the first test. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft)

Jon Tuxworth Dear Pup, on behalf of the Australian sports media and cricket fans across this sunburnt nation, it's time to officially say sorry.

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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.