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Chris Dutton

Chris Dutton is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

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Jesse Mogg ready to break ACT Brumbies' attacking shackles

Chris Dutton The ACT Brumbies plan to break free of the kicking shackles this week and fullback Jesse Mogg says he is ready to send a message to Wallabies selectors in Bloemfontein.

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Scott Fardy and Jesse Mogg re-sign with ACT Brumbies

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Chris Dutton The ACT Brumbies have ramped up their retention campaign, re-signing star duo Scott Fardy and Jesse Mogg for at least the next Super Rugby season.

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ACT Brumbies say ability to change tactics is the key to winning title

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Chris Dutton The ACT Brumbies are bracing for a game-plan overhaul to take on the Free State Cheetahs, Australian Wallabies prop Ben Alexander adamant the team's ability to interchange unfancied kicking tactics...

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Altus Momsen's 14-point haul boots Queanbeyan Whites to win against Easts

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Chris Dutton South African recruit Altus Momsen booted the Queabeyan Whites to an "ugly" win against Easts and the playmaker has set his sights on a spot in the Canberra Vikings squad for the inaugural National...

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ACT Brumbies beat Jake White's Durban Sharks 16-9

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Chris Dutton Jake White's former students returned to haunt him in Canberra on Saturday night.

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Christian Lealiifano re-signs with Brumbies as they beat former boss Jake White

CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA - MAY 10:  Christian Lealiifano of the Brumbies is tackled during the round 13 Super Rugby match between the Brumbies and the Sharks at Canberra Stadium on May 10, 2014 in Canberra, Australia.  (Photo by Stefan Postles/Getty Images)

Chris Dutton The ACT Brumbies have pulled off a massive signing coup to add the cream on top to beating former coach Jake White, signing star centre Christian Lealiifano for the next two years.

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What we learned: ACT Brumbies v Durban Sharks

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Chris Dutton Forget about running rugby, the top of the table battle was all about a kicking duel.

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I owe everything to Jake White: ACT Brumbies captain Ben Mowen

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Chris Dutton Former ACT Brumbies coach Jake White's departure was met with "confrontation, acceptance and friendship" as the players questioned his decision to quit halfway through a four-year contract.

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Tuggeranong Vikings flanker Rowan Perry ready for transformation

Rowan Perry has been named in the Australian under-20s side for the junior World Cup in June.

Chris Dutton He's the Tuggeranong Vikings hitchhiker who prefers bargain travel to first-class treatment but Rowan Perry says he's ready to announce himself on the big stage.

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Etienne Oosthuizen says family, not Jake White, behind South African return

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Chris Dutton Giant Durban Sharks lock Etienne Oosthuizen says he quit his contract with the ACT Brumbies to be closer to his family in South Africa and insists Jake White's decision to home was not a factor.

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Jake White expects mixed reaction, wants to explain decision to quit Brumbies

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Chris Dutton Former ACT Brumbies coach Jake White expects mixed reactions from players when he returns to Canberra, saying his only regret about quitting halfway through his four-year contract was that he did not...

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Brumbies get a double boost by signing halves Matt Toomua and Nic White

Re-signed: Matt Toomua.

Chris Dutton The ACT Brumbies have pulled off a double signing coup, locking in halves pairing Matt Toomua and Nic White for what the club believes is a championship-winning combination.

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Brumbies have mixed feelings for Jake White's return

Brumbies skipper Ben Mowen says the players haven't spoken about former coach Jake White's return with the Sharks.

Chris Dutton ACT Brumbies captain Ben Mowen admits some players are still filthy with former coach Jake White's premature walk out last year and expects mixed reactions when he returns to Canberra.

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Brumbies confident of fixing discipline to prevent back-to-back Super Rugby losses

The Brumbies are confident they can bounce back.

Chris Dutton ACT Brumbies captain Ben Mowen insists they can fix any discipline deficiencies in their game in time to avoid back to back losses for the first time this year.

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What we learnt: Brumbies v Crusaders

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Chris Dutton All the talking points after the Brumbies' horror trip to Christchurch and a 40-20 loss to the Canterbury Crusaders.

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Crusaders beat Brumbies to continue 14-year New Zealand curse

CHRISTCHURCH, NEW ZEALAND - MAY 03: Scott Fardy (C) of the Brumbies reacts after the round 12 Super Rugby match between the Crusaders and the Brumbies at AMI Stadium on May 3, 2014 in Christchurch, New Zealand.  (Photo by Martin Hunter/Getty Images)

Chris Dutton It started with a traffic delay and ended in a Christchurch annihilation as the Canterbury Crusaders inflicted the biggest defeat of the ACT Brumbies season on Saturday night.

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No bias towards Tuggeranong, says Canberra Vikings coach Dan McKellar

Chris Dutton Canberra Vikings coach Dan McKellar has called on critics of the capital's team in the new National Rugby Championships to back a "genuine representative team", insisting there will be no bias...

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Japan ready to join expanded Super Rugby: Andy Friend

Former Brumbies head coach Andy Friend.

Chris Dutton Former ACT Brumbies coach and Suntory mentor Andy Friend has called on SANZAR officals to invest in Asia.

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Brumbies wary of Super Rugby's 'absolute warrior' Richie McCaw

He's back: Richie McCaw speaks to the media ahead of his comeback match for the Canterbury Crusaders.

Chris Dutton He has never lost to the ACT Brumbies in New Zealand. But the ACT Brumbies believe they can finally overcome Richie McCaw.

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Departing Andrew Smith focused on Brumbies title bid

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Chris Dutton Departing ACT Brumbies centre Andrew Smith wants a Super Rugby title before he leaves for Ireland.