Jon Tuxworth

Jon Tuxworth

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Raise pay to keep players, urges Canberra Capitals skipper Jess Bibby

Jon Tuxworth Capitals skipper Jess Bibby insists Natalie Hurst's early exit to play in Turkey has the support of senior players.

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Capitals feel pain in Townsville loss with Hurst gone

SPORT: Canberra Capitals v Townsville Fire at the AIS arena, Canberra..L-R Fire player Tiana Mangakahia reacts at Caps player Jessica Bibby.   .  9th February 2014. Photo by Melissa Adams of The Canberra Times

Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Capitals experimented with their line-up in a 90-68 loss to Townsville at AIS Arena on Sunday.

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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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Alex Bunton to don mask for crucial Townsville game

Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Capitals are confident centre Alex Bunton will be cleared to play in Friday's must-win clash in Townsville despite having nose surgery.

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Manager downplays Lauren Jackson Achilles injury

Sport
Lauren Jackson in action at the AIS Arena against the West Coast Waves
The Canberra Times
15 February 2013
Photo: Jay Cronan

Jon Tuxworth Lauren Jackson's manager John Elliott insists the Australian Opals star's latest injury is not a major cause for concern.

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Capitals shine without star as Flames fail to ignite

Jessica Bibby.

Jon Tuxworth NO LAUREN Jackson, no worries.

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Herbert bolsters sidelines as Jackson waits

Samantha Norwood.

Jon Tuxworth Lauren Jackson's return has hogged the headlines but the Canberra Capitals believe an off-court signing could prove just as crucial as they look to make a return to the WNBL finals.

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Bibby's swipe at inequality wins support

Jess Bibby

Jon Tuxworth FELLOW Women's National Basketball League players have thrown their support behind Canberra Capitals star Jess Bibby, backing to the hilt her claims Basketball Australia places a higher priority on...

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Townsville holds fire on trip

News. 
Canberra Capitals Vs Townsville Fire at AIS Arena. 
Capitals' Brigitte Ardossi trips Fire's Rachael Flanagan.
1 Feb 2013.
Photo: Rohan Thomson.

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Jon Tuxworth Townsville Fire will wait until early in the week before deciding whether to take further action over an incident involving guard Rachael Flanagan and Canberra star Brigitte Ardossi on Friday night.

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Capitals fire up at last

News. 
Canberra Capitals Vs Townsville Fire at AIS Arena. 
The Capitals' Bridget Ardossi tries to stop the Fire's Olivia Thompson.

1 Feb 2013.
Photo: Rohan Thomson.

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Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Capitals wanted to make a statement - that they can still compete with the league's elite.

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Dalgleish sister act making dad proud

25 May 2012, Jon Tuxworth Story, Canberra Times photo by ROHAN THOMSON. Sisters, Brianna and Michaela Dalgleish. Both play for the Canberra Capitals Academy.


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Jon Tuxworth Their father was a Canberra Cannons cult hero who helped pioneer the sport in the city. And Michaela and Brianna Dalgleish are proving the apple hasn't fallen far from the tree as part of the...