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Lee Gaskin

Lee Gaskin is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

Rugby union: Brumbies recruit Albert Anae farewells Italy for another crack at Super Rugby

Lee Gaskin Brumbies recruit Albert Anae has traded Italy for Canberra to satisfy his desire of having "one more crack" at Super Rugby.

Rugby union: Brumbies prop Ruan Smith motors into Japan deal with Toyota Verblitz

Lee Gaskin Brumbies prop Ruan Smith admits he is getting frustrated with a lack of game time and wants to use a stint in Japanese club rugby to reinvigorate his career.

Rugby Championship: Stephen Larkham says David Pocock, Michael Hooper can play together

David Pocock has been chosen on the bench for the Wallabies for Saturday night's Test against South Africa at Suncorp Stadium.

Lee Gaskin Wallabies assistant coach Stephen Larkham says there is room for star flankers Michael Hooper and David Pocock on the field at the same time, drawing comparisons to the competition between George...

Super Rugby: Brumbies prop Ruan Smith linked to Japanese club Toyota Verblitz

Brumbies prop Ruan Smith (left), pictured with twin brother Jean-Pierre, has reportedly agreed to join Japanese club Toyota Verblitz.

Lee Gaskin Brumbies loosehead prop Ruan Smith has been linked with a move to Japanese club Toyota Verblitz.

World Cup remains Wallabies halfback Nic White's goal before joining Montpellier

Brumbies halfback Nic White hopes to get picked for the World Cup before joining Montpellier.

Lee Gaskin Nic White leaves door open to possible Brumbies return after French stint.

Brumbies prop Ben Alexander left out of 40-man Wallabies squad for Rugby Championship

Wallabies veteran Ben Alexander was left out of the 40-man squad for the Rugby Championship.

Lee Gaskin Wallabies veteran Ben Alexander is on the outer before the World Cup after he was left out of a 40-man squad for the Rugby Championship.

Brumbies halfback Nic White gets run over by Hurricanes beast Julian Savea

Lee Gaskin It was never a fair contest - Brumbies halfback Nic White, all 82kg of him, trying to stop a rampaging Julian Savea.

Live: Super Rugby semi-final: Brumbies v Hurricanes in Wellington

Brumbies winger Joe Tomane will be a player to watch in Saturday night's semi-final against the Hurricanes.

Lee Gaskin Join our live blog of the first Super Rugby semi-final between the Brumbies and the Hurricanes at Wellington's Westpac Stadium from 5.30pm (AEST).

Super Rugby: Brumbies appeal for winger Henry Speight held next week

Brumbies winger Henry Speight has been suspended for five weeks.

Lee Gaskin The door is slightly ajar for Brumbies winger Henry Speight to be available for the Super Rugby final.

Super Rugby: Brumbies set to battle mental fatigue after long-haul flights to keep title dream alive

Brumbies captain Stephen Moore going through some light training this week in Canberra before Saturday's semi-final in Wellington.

Lee Gaskin Expert in sport and exercise science says overcoming mental fatigue of travel will be the Brumbies' biggest obstacle.

Super Rugby: Brumbies copy Waratahs in bid to take down Hurricanes in finals showdown

Brumbies prop Scott Sio will play his 50th Super Rugby game this weekend.

Lee Gaskin They are usually arch enemies and could meet in the Super Rugby final, but the Brumbies will be taking a leaf out of the Waratahs' book in a bid to keep their championship dream alive.

Super Rugby: Brumbies, Wallabies winger Henry Speight suspended for five weeks

Brumbies winger Henry Speight has been suspended for five weeks.

Lee Gaskin The Brumbies will be without Wallabies winger Henry Speight for the rest of the Super Rugby season after he was suspended for five weeks.

Super Rugby: Brumbies believe Hurricanes may be rusty for Wellington semi-final

Lee Gaskin Brumbies coach Stephen Larkham has fired a salvo across the Tasman, declaring the week off could hurt the Hurricanes ahead of Saturday night's Super Rugby semi-final in Wellington.

Super Rugby: Brumbies winger Henry Speight found guilty, but SANZAR delays decision

Brumbies winger Henry Speight will find out on Wednesday if he's free to play in Saturday's Super Rugby semi-final.

Lee Gaskin Brumbies winger Henry Speight will find out on Wednesday if he can play in Saturday's Super Rugby semi-final against the Hurricanes after SANZAR requested more information before handing down a...

Brumbies defend Nic White ahead of Super Rugby qualifying final with Stormers

Brumbies halfback Nic White took the fight up to the Stormers when they met in May.

Lee Gaskin The ACT Brumbies have leapt to the defence of feisty halfback Nic White and are prepared to handle anything the Stormers throw at them.

Brumbies assured rolling maul legal in Super Rugby semi-final against Stormers

The Brumbies practice their rolling maul.

Lee Gaskin The ACT Brumbies have been assured they can still use their greatest attacking weapon to keep their Super Rugby championship dream alive.

Super Rugby finals equation for Brumbies ahead of last round

Lee Gaskin Here is the finals equation for the ACT Brumbies and the NSW Waratahs.

Rugby World Cup 2015 the goal for injured Wallabies lock Sam Carter

Future focus: Brumbies and Wallabies lock Sam Carter is confident of being fit for the Rugby World Cup after suffering a knee injury.

Lee Gaskin Wallabies lock Sam Carter says his World Cup dream is still alive and is confident he will return stronger from his Super Rugby season-ending knee injury.

Crusaders preparing for mental challenge of stopping Brumbies rolling maul

Mind games: Canterbury Crusaders prop Wyatt Crockett says stopping the rolling maul of the Brumbies is easier said than done.

Lee Gaskin Knowing the ACT Brumbies have a great rolling maul and stopping it are two completely different things, says Canterbury Crusaders prop Wyatt Crockett.

Matt Toomua and Henry Speight set to return for Brumbies against Crusaders

Matt Toomua missed last week's win with an ankle injury, but was training on Tuesday morning at Bruce.

Lee Gaskin The ACT Brumbies are set to have Wallabies duo Matt Toomua and Henry Speight available for Saturday's crucial Super Rugby clash with the Canterbury Crusaders.