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Chris Dutton is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

Matt Giteau backs Stephen Larkham as Wallabies' World Cup ace

In the frame: Matt Giteau's form for Toulon would have him firmly in World Cup calculations.

Chris Dutton Matt Giteau says Stephen Larkham can unlock the attacking genius in the Wallabies back line, adding that the champion five-eighth can be the key to Australia's World Cup hopes.

Live: ACT Brumbies v Melbourne Rebels Super Rugby round three

Brumbies captain Stephen Moore returns to the starting line up for the match against the Rebels.

Chris Dutton Join Chris Dutton for all the action from Melbourne as the Brumbies take on the Rebels.

Brumbies coach Stephen Larkham puts Super Rugby allegiances on hold

Brumbies coach Stephen Larkham says there will be no bias in Wallabies selection.

Chris Dutton World Cup ring-in Stephen Larkham is adamant Super Rugby allegiances will be abandoned in a bid to lift the Wallabies to international glory after agreeing to become Australia's new attack coach.

Brumbies change travel training plans to break Super Rugby road drought

Brumbies captain Stephen Moore is ready for battle against Melbourne.

Chris Dutton The ACT Brumbies have scrapped their last training session of the week in a bid to start fresh on the road and end their travelling woes with a drought-breaking win in Melbourne on Saturday night.

Gold Coast Titans players in Joseph Tomane's day were banned from glitter strip

Chris Dutton Code-hopper Joseph Tomane says former Gold Coast Titans coach John Cartwright did his best to protect the players from the ''glitter strip'' - the squad was banned from nightclubs on Cavill Avenue in...

Brumbies lock Rory Arnold wants to add grunt to his size

The big man: Rory Arnold of the Brumbies runs the ball during the round two Super Rugby match between the Chiefs and the Brumbies.

Chris Dutton The tallest man in Super Rugby history wants to show he's got the grunt and power to go with his size.

Brumbies captain Stephen Moore edges closer to starting comeback, but David Pocock on ice

Brumbies skipper Stephen Moore is edging closer to a return to the No.2 jumper.

Chris Dutton ACT Brumbies skipper Stephen Moore is edging closer to a starting XV comeback, but the club has put an undertermined timeframe on flanker David Pocock's return from an ankle injury.

Brumbies brace for hostile Rebels reception and for season-defining month

Brumbies No.10 Mattt Toomua in action against the Rebels at AAMI Park last season.

Chris Dutton The ACT Brumbies are bracing for a hostile reception in Melbourne, wary of the rejuvenated Rebels and intent on proving they can end their Super Rugby travelling woes.

Brumbies vow to learn from harsh lesson of failing to close out Super Rugby games

Nic White of the Brumbies passes in Friday's loss to the Chiefs.

Chris Dutton Nic White has vowed to work with halves partner Matt Toomua to take more control of games in crucial moments.

ACT government wants Brumbies to thrive in Canberra despite links to ANZ Stadium move

Chris Dutton The ACT government has reaffirmed its commitment to the Brumbies, amid talks of a move to ANZ Stadium.

Live Super Rugby: Chiefs v Brumbies

Brumbies halfback Nic White.

Chris Dutton A replay of the 2013 Super Rugby decider, except this time the Chiefs possess Sonny Bill Williams.

All the talking points from the ACT Brumbies two-point loss to the Waikato Chiefs

Henry Speight shows his disappointment after the Brumbies' loss.

Chris Dutton Was the last-minute penalty the right call? Can the Brumbies power on without David Pocock?

Brumbies fall to Chiefs in last minute as Aaron Cruden boots penalty for two-point win

Charlie Ngatai of the Chiefs beats the tackle of Matt Toomua.

Chris Dutton Aaron Cruden's last-minute penalty kicks Chiefs to two-point win against Brumbies.

ACT Brumbies skipper tries to tune out White noise for Waikato Chiefs clash

Nic White of the Brumbies.

Chris Dutton New Brumbies captain Nic White wants to be more composed as the team aims to break an eight-year drought against the Chiefs.

Stephen Larkham backs Greg Inglis transition to rugby, but says ARU should look to its own

Greg Inglis of the Rabbitohs.

Chris Dutton Stephen Larkham believes Greg Inglis could make the transition to rugby with ease, but urged the ARU not to break the bank to get him.

Sonny Bill Williams can lift the Chiefs to glory, says Ben Tameifuna

Sonny Bill Williams starred in his first game back for the Chiefs last week.

Chris Dutton New Plymouth: Sonny Bill Williams is a "machine" on the field, but Waikato Chiefs monster Ben Tameifuna says the cross-code superstar's off-field presence will be the decisive factor in lifting the...

Ita Vaea completes fairytale comeback to start for Brumbies against Chiefs

Chris Dutton Comeback king Ita Vaea will complete his fairytale return from a life-threatening heart condition when the ACT Brumbies play the Waikato Chiefs in New Plymouth on Friday.

Jarrad Butler steps up to replace David Pocock for ACT Brumbies

Jarrad Butler will return to the No.7 position in David Pocock's absence.

Chris Dutton David Pocock's injury nightmare has opened the door for ACT Brumbies player of the year Jarrad Butler to return to his award-winning position while Ita Vaea is set to complete one of Super Rugby's...

Brumbies focus on resurrecting winning record on the road to chase Super Rugby success

Matt Toomua says the Brumbies took their opportunities against the Reds.

Chris Dutton The ACT Brumbies will tinker with their travel schedule this year in an attempt to turn around their woeful form on the road, determined to ensure their away record doesn't cruel their hopes of...

Jesse Mogg says his shoulder can handle the pressure as he aims for Brumbies return

Jesse Mogg

Chris Dutton ACT Brumbies flyer Jesse Mogg is on the verge of a surprise comeback more than a month earlier than expected and the former Wallabies fullback hopes a renewed love of rugby can help him recapture his...