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Chris Dutton

Chris Dutton is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

ACT Brumbies say they can win the Super Rugby championship

Chris Dutton The Brumbies have declared their championship window is still open, captain Stephen Moore insisting the team is good enough to win the title and wrest Australian supremacy away from the Waratahs.

State of play for ACT Brumbies in Super Rugby

Scott Fardy, one of the senior Australian Wallabies in the ACT Brumbies pack.

Chris Dutton Familiar faces, different roles, but the ACT Brumbies have the same ambition - to win a Super Rugby title.

Rookies to build depth and add enthusiasm at ACT Brumbies

Brumbies player Rod Iona.

Chris Dutton They're the fresh-faced rookies who hold the key to the ACT Brumbies' championship dreams, but the Super Rugby newcomers insist they can handle the biggest challenge of their careers.

ACT Brumbies coach Stephen Larkham takes holistic view to success

Seeing the big picture: Brumbies coach Stephen Larkham.

Chris Dutton Stephen Larkham says the Brumbies need to win trust back in Canberra after losing respect in recent years.

ACT Brumbies hardman Fotu Auelua is refusing to let another pre-season setback ruin his year

Fotu Auelua

Chris Dutton ACT Brumbies hardman Fotu Auelua is refusing to let another pre-season injury setback ruin his year, vowing to make sure he has an immediate impact when he gets a delayed start to Super Rugby next...

Nic White backs David Pocock to take captain's job for Brumbies

David Pocock is back for the Brumbies after two knee reconstructions.

Chris Dutton The ACT Brumbies will consider adopting a tag-team captaincy duo to start the Super Rugby season to fill the leadership void left by regular skipper Stephen Moore.

ACT Brumbies centre Tevita Kuridrani determined to step up

Tevita Kuridrani has vowed to raise his game to a new level.

Chris Dutton Fijian powerhouse Tevita Kuridrani has vowed to embrace his world-class status to lift his new game to a new level as he sets his sights on a World Cup berth this year.

Stephen Moore backs plans for sabbaticals as Wallabies aim to build new environment

Chris Dutton Brumbies skipper Stephen Moore says it is time for the ARU to consider all sabbatical options, backing any moves to help keep Australia's best players in Super Rugby.

Brumbies insist trial blow against Highlanders won't affect their Super Rugby ambitions

Tevita Kuridani showed glimpses of brilliance in a pre-season trial against Otago Highlanders at Wagga.

Pic by Laura Hardwick

Chris Dutton The Brumbies insist confidence will be high when they start the Super Rugby season, despite losing their two trial matches.

Stephen Moore won't rush Super Rugby comeback

Brumbies captain Stephen Moore is ready to make a comeback.

Chris Dutton Brumbies captain Stephen Moore won't rush back from a knee injury.

New-look Henry Speight driven by 13-year-old cancer survivor

Self-proclaimed ''bro with the 'fro'': Brumbies star Henry Speight.

Chris Dutton Henry Speight draws inspiration from a cancer survivor as he aims for a World Cup spot.

Brumbies forward Scott Fardy breaks age barrier and wants to stay in Australia

Scott Fardy

Chris Dutton Brumbies lock Scott Fardy declares his desire to stay in Australian rugby.

Michael Cheika aims to end European player drain on Australian rugby

Wallabies coach Michael Cheika.

Chris Dutton Brumbies duo Ben Mowen and Peter Kimlin are on a Wallabies hit list as Michael Cheika aims to end the European drain on Australian rugby.

ARU boss Bill Pulver backs Brumbies to end financial woes

The Super Rugby launch.

Chris Dutton ARU boss Bill Pulver is confident the Brumbies can turn around their financial woes.

Brumbies get innovative with contracts to beat French rebellion

Chris Dutton Brumbies find new ways to overhaul contract system to keep Australia's top talent in the capital.

Ita Vaea close to 'impossible' Brumbies contract after blood clots

Chris Dutton Ita Vaea on the verge of remarkable Super Rugby comeback after overcoming life-threatening blood clots.

Pocock comeback a success as Brumbies lose opener

David Pocock took the first steps on Friday in his comeback from two knee reconstructions.

Chris Dutton David Pocock scores a try in his comeback from a knee reconstruction.

Brumbies turn up the heat on players to prepare for hot Super Rugby season

Brumbies players are sweating it out during training this pre-season.

Chris Dutton The Brumbies have been forced to sweat through sauna sessions before training to prepare them for a hot start to the Super Rugby season.

All eyes on David Pocock but Ita Vaea thrust into Brumbies comeback

Ita Vaea

Chris Dutton All eyes will be on the surprise appearance of Ita Vaea in the Brumbies' first trial on Friday.

Brumbies launch search for halfback as overseas clubs circle off-contract stars

Fourie du Preez

Chris Dutton The Brumbies will launch a worldwide search for a new scrum-half, targeting some of the world's best players at the same time cashed-up French clubs are trying to poach the ACT's stars.