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Chris Dutton

Chris Dutton is a sporters reporter at The Canberra Times.

Canberra Capitals' Abby Bishop shows off the new 'mascot'

Chris Dutton Zala Kate Bishop is the five-month-old baby girl the Canberra Capitals WNBL team has adopted as its own.

Locker room

Master’s apprentice


Chris Dutton A 16-year-old ACT schoolboy from Marist College is excited to get his shot at international cricket.

Pocock, Palandri to seal the deal when same sex marriage allowed around Australia

Australian rugby union footballer David Pocock with partner Emma.

Chris Dutton The ACT government’s same-sex marriage legislation can "open the floodgates" for Australia, but rugby union star David Pocock is still refusing to seal his own relationship legally until all his gay...


New indoor stadium key to luring stars

The Diamonds Captain Laura Geitz hugs a team mate after winning the Constellation Cup.

Chris Dutton The ACT government is banking on a new indoor stadium to ensure the capital can attract international fixtures across all sports.

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White leaves with players' blessing: Mowen

HAMILTON, NEW ZEALAND - AUGUST 03: Ben Mowen of the Brumbies gives instructions to his team during a Super Rugby Final match between the Chiefs and the Brumbies at Waikato Stadium on August 3, 2013 in Hamilton, New Zealand.  (Photo by Hannah Johnston/Getty Images)

Chris Dutton Departing ACT Brumbies coach Jake White met with captain Ben Mowen on Wednesday night to detail his ‘‘heartfelt’’ reasons for leaving the club with two years left on his contract.


Jake White quits as ACT Brumbies coach

Jake White

Chris Dutton Brumbies coach Jake White has sensationally quit his Super Rugby job just two months after leading the club to the grand final.

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Brumbies stranded in New Zealand

The Brumbies stand dejected following the Super Rugby Final match between the Chiefs and the Brumbies at Waikato.

Chris Dutton, Larissa Nicholson The hard-luck ACT Brumbies have been stranded in Auckland after their flight home was cancelled.

Final fever building in Hamilton

Brumbies fans take over a bar in in Waikato to before the Brumbies take on the Chiefs - picture by Chris Dutton

Chris Dutton Scores of Brumbies fans have taken over a popular Hamilton pub ahead of the team's historic clash with the Waikato Chiefs, which kicks off at 5.30pm today, Canberra time.

Young fans confident their heroes will bring home the title

Junior Brumbeis fans  (l-r) Tyler Williams, Jessie Croker, Cruze Campsi, Finn McLaughlan and  Matt Browning of Burgmann College in Gungahlin getting warmed up for the Brumbies final.

Joshua Matic and Chris Dutton Matt Toomua was not much older than these aspiring Brumbies (right) the last time the club played in a Super Rugby grand final.

First couple of sport part on twin quests for glory

Ellyse Perry and Matt Toomua.

Chris Dutton A meeting at Sydney Airport almost 18 months ago started a sporting relationship, so it is fitting ACT Brumbies star Matt Toomua and dual international Ellyse Perry will jet off on Thursday for the...

Fans and family inspire Brumbies for tilt at title

Brumbies player Christian Lealiifano chats with Brumbies fans.

Lee Gaskin, Fleta Page and Chris Dutton Christian Lealiifano was signing autographs for schoolchildren, Stephen Moore cradled his six-month-old son in his arms and Fotu Auelua had his two biggest fans attack him as soon as he stepped foot...

Jet-setting Brumbies ready to make history

Stephen Moore (R) of the Brumbies celebrates with Jesse Mogg after victory in the SupeRugby semi final match between Vodacom Bulls and Brumbies at Loftus Versfeld Stadium on July 27, 2013 in Pretoria, South Africa.

Chris Dutton The ACT Brumbies are on the verge of cementing a place in Super Rugby history as they prepare to play in the final.

Brumbies bask in McKenzie's vote of confidence

Brumbies scrumhalf Nic White gets up close with a lion cub in Johannesburg.

Chris Dutton From lions to the Bulls and then on to the Wallabies - the ACT Brumbies are riding high in South Africa.

Classic Brumbies get a guernsey

Chris Dutton They pulled on the retro ''heavy, cotton jerseys of a playing strip revolution'' to relive their championship memories and the last links to the ACT Brumbies' golden era are determined to deliver...

Brumbies' seven the pride of the Wallabies

ACT Brumbies players lining up for the Wallabies in Saturday's series decider against the British and Irish Lions.

Chris Dutton He is the ACT Brumby who has haunted the British and Irish Lions for 12 years and Justin Harrison - the man labelled a plank, a plod and an ape in 2001 - says it's time for the new generation to...

Hail forces cancellation of Brumbies-Lions opener

WEATHER: Hail comes down over Canberra Stadium at 4:13pm ahead of the Brumbies clash with the British and Irish Lions.. 18th June 2013.Photo by MELISSA ADAMS of The Canberra Times..

Chris Dutton The curtain-raiser for the ACT Brumbies and British and Irish Lions match has been cancelled because of hail at Canberra Stadium.

Option for 'lifetime seats' at new Canberra stadium

Forsyth Barr Stadium in Dunedin. Photo from ACT Sport Minister Andrew Barr's trip to New Zealand

Chris Dutton Canberra sporting fans could have a chance to buy a "lifetime seat" at a new undercover rectangular stadium to be built in Civic by the end of the decade.

Rathbone off the scrap heap and ready to rumble

Brumbies winger Clyde Rathbone from the scrap heap and back to big time 
rugby, Rathbone is likely to be named in the starting line up against the Red's 
on Saturday night.

Chris Dutton Standing next to an overturned truck in a scrapmetal yard in Fyshwick is the last place Clyde Rathbone thought he'd be in preparation for his ACT Brumbies comeback.

Rugby union incorrubtible, says White

Head coach Jake White, Brumbies.

Chris Dutton World Cup-winning coach Jake White says rugby union’s unpredictability protects it from corruption.

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Towers to shine a light unto darkness over Manuka

Sport - Manuka cricket lights are being positioned correctly to ensure no area is unlit on the field. Photograph of Wayne Webster working on the lights. 9th January 2013. Photo by Katherine Griffiths of The Canberra Times.

Chris Dutton The Canberra sky will burst to life tonight when the Manuka Oval lights are turned on for the first time.

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