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Chris Dutton is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.
Chris Dutton The growing costs to play junior rugby union have forced some clubs to consider a breakaway competition, fearing the increased registration fees will drive kids into the arms of rival sports.
Chris Dutton ACT Brumbies boss Doug Edwards will quit his job just four months into a two-year contract as the Super Rugby club fights to find a major sponsor and battles financial losses.
Chris Dutton Wallabies coach Michael Cheika wants to avoid a "presidential run-off" for the Australian captaincy job with incumbent Michael Hooper looming as the man to lead the team to the World Cup.
Chris Dutton The Wallabies have started putting the World Cup “glue” in place to lay the foundation for a new era and Quade Cooper insists the spring tour of Europe has instilled a stronger work ethic...
Chris Dutton The building blocks to World Cup success or another step backwards for Australian rugby?
Chris Dutton Wallabies believe they are on the right path despite the poor results on spring tour.
Chris Dutton Wallabies coach Michael Cheika hopes to finalise his coaching structure in December, declaring he's happy for Stephen Larkham and Nathan Grey to keep their Super Rugby jobs if Australia has two...
Chris Dutton Wallabies coach Michael Cheika has flagged a scrum overhaul after the set piece floundered at the Twickenham graveyard, adamant Australia has to make huge technical and tactical changes before the...
Chris Dutton The Wallabies will limp back to Australia after the worst spring tour in almost 10 years and face a mountainous task to transform into a World Cup contender next year.
Chris Dutton James O'Connor's London Irish coach backs him to flourish in Michael Cheika's new Wallabies set up.
Chris Dutton Recalled Wallaby Rob Horne wants to move on from his injury troubled past to forge a new path as a Test winger and is determined to make the most of his chance at Twickenham.
Chris Dutton Wallabies great George Gregan and captain Michael Hooper are united in the belief Australia can win the World Cup in England next year.
Chris Dutton The last Wallabies coach to lose three Tests on a spring tour of Europe insists Australia has rediscovered “old fashion mongrel” and can be a World Cup contender next year.
Chris Dutton Wallabies coach Michael Cheika was brought to tears by news of Phillip Hughes' death but hopes his passing does not turn into a debate about the dangers of playing sport.
Wallabies devastated at loss of Phillip Hughes as plans in place for England and Australia to pay tribute at Twickenham
Chris Dutton The shock that hit the Australian sporting world when Phillip Hughes died has left the Wallabies shattered before the last Test of their European spring tour.
Chris Dutton Wallabies and Waratahs coach Michael Cheika has an ambitious plan to form the biggest second-row sibling combination in Super Rugby history by luring Cameron Skelton back to Sydney.
Chris Dutton The Wallabies will persist with an experimentation plan to remove any guess work from their World Cup bid next year, with Rob Horne getting his opportunity to shine against England.
Chris Dutton The Wallabies expect to be slapped with a repair bill and are prepared to pay the costs of fixing a hole in the wall at Lansdowne Road after the discovery of dressing room damage in Dublin.
Chris Dutton Wallabies lock Sam Carter has swapped family farm chores for the chance to chase a World Cup dream, vowing to increase his physicality to fit into Michael Cheika's game plan.
Chris Dutton The shockwave that hit Australian cricket on Tuesday has made it all the way to England, with the touring Wallabies sending their well-wishes to Phillip Hughes in the wake of his sickening injury.