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Chris Dutton is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

League

Jack Wighton's stepping stone to State of Origin and becoming a father

Chris Dutton Canberra Raiders back Jack Wighton called into the NSW camp for Origin experience.

Ticket bungle

ACT Brumbies and Western Giants in peace offer to fans for ticket bungle

SPORT: University of Canberra Brumbies v Queensland Reds at Canberra Stadium, Bruce. Pic shows the crowd lining up to get in. 22nd February 2014. Photo by Melissa Adams of The Canberra Times.

Chris Dutton and David Polkinghorne The ACT Brumbies and Greater Western Sydney have been forced to offer compensation to fans following membership and ticket bungles just two days apart that took the gloss off the start of the...

Rugby League

Anthony Milford should commit to the Canberra Raiders: Wayne Bennett

CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA - AUGUST 17:  Anthony Milford of the Raiders reacts after dropping the ball while attempting to score a try during the round 23 NRL match between the Canberra Raiders and the Canterbury Bulldogs at Canberra Stadium on August 17, 2013 in Canberra, Australia.  (Photo by Stefan Postles/Getty Images)

Chris Dutton NRL coaching guru Wayne Bennett hopes young Raiders star Anthony Milford commits to the Green Machine to stop Canberra's ''tragic loss'' of talented players and lift the club back to its glory days.

League

Milford magic earns Raiders thrilling win

9TH SEPTEMBER- 2012 -SPORT -STORY JON TUIXWORTH- THE CANBERRA TIMES- PHOTO BY MELISSA ADAMS.
Canberra Raiders v Warriors at Canberra Stadium. Toyota Cup Qualifying Final 2. 
 Raiders player, Anthony Milford scores a try.

Chris Dutton Junior star Anthony Milford credits a team ‘‘resilience workshop’’ for helping him land a clutch field goal to propel the Canberra Raiders to just one game away from a second under-20s premiership.

Rugby League

Play it again Sam

12TH SEPTEMBER- 2012 -SPORT -STORY CHRIS DUTTON - THE CANBERRA TIMES- PHOTO BY MELISSA ADAMS.
Raiders training at Raiders HQ, Bruce ahead of there clash with the Rabbitohs this weekend. Raiders player Sam Williams..

Chris Dutton Raiders halfback Sam Williams insists he's not a one-hit finals wonder.

League

Maguire trumps in battle of Eddies old boys

Michael Maguire

Chris Dutton IT'S BEEN a long journey from the fields at St Edmund's College to NRL mentor but Michael Maguire is just two wins away from ending one of the longest droughts in rugby league.

All three grades

Live coverage of NRL grand final

Melbourne Storm's, Billy Slater (left) and Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs' Ben Barba, with the Premiership trophy. The NRL Grand Final Breakfast at Daltone House, Pyrmont.

Edited by Stephen Samuelson, Ben Coady, Paul Suttor and Chris Dutton Welcome to Fairfax Media's coverage of today's NRL grand final.

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League

Dog put down for Slater attack

James Graham

Chris Dutton, Jon Tuxworth James Graham committed one of the ''grubbiest acts'' in rugby league by biting Billy Slater's ear in the grand final and the NRL judiciary needs to ensure it never happens again, Canberra prop Brett...

League

Raiders left out of Nine's coverage

Canberra Raiders v Sharks at Canberra Stadium. Raiders player Sandor Earl celebrates with Blake Ferguson after scoring his second try.

Chris Dutton Former Canberra Raiders captain Simon Woolford has called on the ARL Commission to end the club's "ridiculous" exile from free-to-air television coverage.

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Kimmorley leaves kennel to help fine-tune Green Machine

Assistant coach Brett Kimmorley

Chris Dutton CANBERRA have declared new assistant coach Brett Kimmorley the final piece of their puzzle for next year, and David Furner is confident the premiership-winning halfback can have an immediate impact.

Rugby League

Kimmorley plans to improve Raiders' finals consistency

Brett Kimmorley

Chris Dutton Brett Kimmorley believes he can help instil the steely attitude the Canberra Raiders need to end their inconsistent finals appearances.

League

Kimmorley last piece of Raiders' puzzle

Action from the Legends of Origin game to aid the Queensland flood victims.Brett Kimmorley. SMH SPORT 27th January 2011 Photo: Wolter Peeters

Chris Dutton The Canberra Raiders have declared new assistant coach Brett Kimmorley the final piece of their 2013 puzzle and David Furner is confident the premiership-wining halfback can have an immediate impact...

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Kimmorley sees Raiders as a 'good challenge'

Canberra Raiders new assistant Coach Brett Kimmorley.

Chris Dutton Brett Kimmorley left the Canterbury Bulldogs to begin a "new chapter" in his coaching career and believes he can help instil a steely attitude in the Canberra Raiders in an attempt to end their...

Saturday Serve

Footy's miracle cure

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Chris Dutton Three weeks to recover from a gambling problem and a six-week booze ban - seems like a quick fix.

League

Raiders need Ferguson: Shillington

Sport
David Shillington during Raiders training today.
Filed: Wednesday, 7 August 2013 5:36:47 PM 
Photo by Rohan Thomson, The Canberra Times

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Chris Dutton Canberra prop David Shillington says Blake Ferguson has earned the right to make an NRL comeback.

Rugby League

Henry the man to lead Raiders revival: Ryan

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JULY 26:  Neil Henry the coach of the Cowboys speaks to the media in the post match press conference t the end of the round 20 NRL match between the North Queensland Cowboys and the Brisbane Broncos at 1300SMILES Stadium on July 26, 2013 in Townsville, Australia.  (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

Chris Dutton and Jon Tuxworth Rugby league coaching great Warren Ryan insists Neil Henry is the ''ideal'' man to lead the Canberra Raiders out of their darkest days.

League

Bushrangers break drought in thrilling finish

24 June 2012. Sport  Journalist Lee Gaskin.  Canberra Times Photo by Jeffrey Chan. Tuggeranong player Rhys Browne goes to side step Goulburn player Nathan Aubusson during the match at Greenway Enclosed Oval.

Chris Dutton Heartbreak turned to jubilation in just 90 seconds when the Tuggeranong Bushrangers secured a last-minute come-from-behind win over the Goulburn Workers at Greenway Oval yesterday.

Rugby league

Scans clear Campese for a full return

Terry Campese at The Terry Campese Canteen Golf Day at the Federal Golf Club

Chris Dutton, Jon Tuxworth Terry Campese's mental scars from a wretched year of injuries prompted the Canberra Raiders star to be ''over cautious'' and miss the team's pre-season trial last weekend.