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Lee Gaskin

Lee Gaskin is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

ACT Brumbies put heat on NSW Waratahs for perfect South African tour

Lee Gaskin ACT Brumbies prop Ben Alexander has put the heat on the NSW Waratahs.

ACT Brumbies determined to send off departing players with Super Rugby title

ACT Brumbies prop Scott Sio has put his hand up to return from injury for Friday night's game against the Bulls.

Lee Gaskin The ACT Brumbies are determined to send off their departing players in style and believe they can claim the Super Rugby championship even if they finish outside the top two.

ACT Brumbies winger Joe Tomane confident of getting Super Rugby season on track

Confident: Brumbies winger Joe Tomane believes his side can get its Super Rugby season back on track.

Lee Gaskin ACT Brumbies winger Joe Tomane insists his side can get its Super Rugby campaign back on track and ensure finals don't become a distant memory.

ACT Brumbies on Honey Badger alert with Wallabies winger Nick Cummins returning to Western Force

Nick Cummins makes his Super Rugby return for the Western Force against the ACT Brumbies on Friday.

Lee Gaskin The ACT Brumbies are wary of the impact Nick "Honey Badger" Cummins will make in his return to Australian rugby in Friday night's Super Rugby clash against the Western Force at Canberra Stadium.

ACT Brumbies consider changing plays to prevent Western Force from using inside information

Brumbies flyhalf Matt Toomua will consider changing call plays against the Western Force on Friday night.

Lee Gaskin The ACT Brumbies are preparing to outwit the Western Force and will consider changing their plays to prevent former players Zach Holmes and Ian Prior from using inside information to their advantage.

Brumbies continue international halfback search after Will Genia signs three-year deal in French rugby

Brumbies coach Stephen Larkham.

Lee Gaskin ACT Brumbies have started an international search for halfback Nic White's replacement.

Stephen Moore focused on Brumbies, but keen to captain Wallabies at World Cup

Man for a crisis: Former Wallabies captain Stephen Moore.

Lee Gaskin Brumbies captain Stephen Moore is focused on leading the Super Rugby side for the first time, but admits having aspirations to skipper the Wallabies at the World Cup.

ACT Brumbies hooker Siliva Siliva to join Melbourne Rebels

Siliva Siliva.

Lee Gaskin ACT Brumbies hooker Siliva Siliva has signed with the Melbourne Rebels for the 2016 and 2017 Super Rugby seasons.

Wallabies and Brumbies star David Pocock looks to contact coach Peter Ryan as inspiration for his comeback

Brumbies flanker David Pocock ripping into training on Tuesday.

Lee Gaskin Wallabies and Brumbies star David Pocock looks to contact coach Peter Ryan as proof it's possible to come back from multiple knee reconstructions.

Sydney Shute Shield star James Dargaville signs two-year Super Rugby contract with the ACT Brumbies in Canberra

James Dargaville.

Lee Gaskin ACT Brumbies recruit James Dargaville welcomes comparisons to retired star Pat McCabe after signing a two-year deal with the Super Rugby club.

Brumbies captain Stephen Moore commits to Australian rugby until the end of 2016

Brumbies captain Stephen Moore is set to close in on Australian rugby records, extending his contract with the ACT and Australian rugby until the end of 2016.

Lee Gaskin Brumbies captain Stephen Moore has signed a one-year contract extension until 2016, keeping the injured Wallabies skipper in Australian rugby after the World Cup.

Stephen Larkham to stay with Brumbies despite being linked to Wallabies job

Stephen Larkham will stay with Brumbies despite being linked to Wallabies job

Lee Gaskin The ACT Brumbies claim Stephen Larkham is adamant he will continue to coach the Super Rugby team next season, even if he gives Australian rugby ''a hand'' as part of Michael Cheika's coaching staff...

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Injured Australia rugby captain Stephen Moore shocked and saddened by the resignation of Wallabies coach Ewen McKenzie

Lee Gaskin Injured Australian captain Stephen Moore has expressed his shock and sadness at Ewen McKenzie quitting as Wallabies coach.

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Canberra Vikings have match-winning penalty goal waved away

Shattered: Jesse Mogg after his 'missed' penalty.

Lee Gaskin The Canberra Vikings have had a match-winning penalty goal waved away in a controversial 21-all draw.

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Brumbies' hooker Josh Mann-Rea in shock at Wallabies call-up for Test with South Africa

Josh Mann-Rea, far left, on the Wallabies bench on Saturday night in Perth.

Lee Gaskin Brumbies journeyman Josh Mann-Rea didn't know where the missed call on his phone came from, but a text message from Wallabies coach Ewen McKenzie solved the mystery.

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Andy Friend salutes Pat McCabe's tenacity as the Wallabies winger's playing future hangs in the balance

Wallaby Pat McCabe returns from New Zealand on Sunday with an injured neck.

Lee Gaskin Former ACT Brumbies coach Andy Friend has paid tribute to Pat McCabe's tenacity and ability to get the most out of his talent as the Wallabies winger's playing future remains uncertain.

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Vikings claim second-grade premiership, but prop Matt Wafer injured

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Lee Gaskin They were showered with beer straight after the full-time siren of the second-grade final, but the thoughts of the Tuggeranong Vikings were with injured prop Matt Wafer.

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Anthony Dawes celebrates milestone as Gungahlin Eagles take second place in John I Dent Cup

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Lee Gaskin Gungahlin Eagles celebrated Anthony Dawes' 100th game with a gritty 19-15 win against Queanbeyan.

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Canberra Royals left fuming with referee after costly John I Dent Cup loss to Queanbeyan

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Lee Gaskin With their finals hopes hanging by a thread, the Canberra Royals were left fuming after Saturday's loss.

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Canberra rugby union player alleged to have headbutted referee and king-hit player

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Lee Gaskin A lower-grade rugby union player in the Canberra competition allegedly head-butted a referee and king-hit an opponent, with police called to the scene.