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Chris Dutton is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

Union

Players agree to pay cuts as ARU looks to long-term health

Chris Dutton The ARU has to be smart about cost-cutting decisions, Test hooker Stephen Moore says.

Union

Josh Mann-Rea's long wait finally over

SPORT: Brumbies player Josh Mann-Rea .   22nd October 2013. Photo by MELISSA ADAMS of The Canberra Times.

Chris Dutton Brumbies 32-year-old rookie Josh Mann-Rea says he'll ''work my butt off'' to help the Brumbies chase a championship.

Union

Coach hopes meet panel

Sport
Stephen Larkham coaches Brumbies in the absence of Jake White.
Filed: Thursday, 8 August 2013 2:08:32 PM 
Photo by Rohan Thomson, The Canberra Times

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Chris Dutton Coaching hopefuls Stephen Larkham and Laurie Fisher have been interviewed to be the new ACT Brumbies coach.

Union

Decision time for Brumbies

Laurie Fisher and Stephen Larkham.

Chris Dutton The ACT Brumbies are poised to unveil their new coach as early as the weekend.

Rugby Union

Brumbies to go interstate in search for stars of the future

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Chris Dutton THE ACT has long been considered Australian rugby's little brother, but now the Brumbies plan to raid the rugby nurseries of NSW and Queensland to ''discover some diamonds''.

Rugby Union

Brumbies lock Etienne Oosthuizen released from Super Rugby contract

Sport
Etienne Oosthuizen playing for the ACT XV against Tonga at Viking park.
The Canberra Times
07 March 2013
Photo Jay Cronan

Chris Dutton Giant ACT Brumbies lock Etienne Oosthuizen says family and not ex-coach Jake White’s decision to quit is the reason he wants to stay in South Africa and be released from the last year of his Super...

Rugby Union

Jake White speaks out on Brumbies departure: 'I gave 100 per cent'

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Chris Dutton Former ACT coach Jake White has broken his Australian silence following his decision to quit his Brumbies contract, declaring ‘‘I don't feel guilty for chasing an international dream’’.

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Rugby Union

New breed of Brumby hopes to follow father's footsteps

News
Allan Alaalatoa during Brumbies training at the AIS
The Canberra Times
17 October 2013
Photo Jay Cronan

Chris Dutton Their dads played together at the 1991 World Cup and Allan Alaalatoa wants to channel his Samoan heritage and team up with Scott Sio in the ACT Brumbies' front row.

Rugby Union

Support flows for 'perfectionist' Jones

CAPE TOWN,  SOUTH AFRICA - JULY 9:  Eddie Jones, the Australian Coach watches his players during Australian Rugby Union training at Westerford School, July 9, 2003, in Cape Town, South Africa. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

Chris Dutton Former Wallabies and Brumbies coach Eddie Jones is a ''perfectionist'' who has built a career on an unbeatable work ethic and passion to succeed, Australian great Stephen Larkham says.

Union

Lealiifano surgery a blow for Brumbies

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Chris Dutton The ACT Brumbies and Christian Lealiifano are bracing for an end-of-year surgery hit.

Rugby Union

Post-White Brumbies go back to work

Stephen Larkham coaches Brumbies in the absence of Jake White.

Chris Dutton The ACT Brumbies will use the first day of pre-season training to move on from the Jake White saga and take the first step to ''raising the bar'' as they chase an elusive Super Rugby championship.

Rugby Union

Rivals for Brumbies job share common goal

Sport
Stephen Larkham coaches Brumbies in the absence of Jake White.
Filed: Thursday, 8 August 2013 2:08:32 PM 
Photo by Rohan Thomson, The Canberra Times

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Chris Dutton ACT Brumbies great Stephen Larkham and former coach Laurie Fisher insist their only focus is leading the team to a Super Rugby title as their one-on-one battle to be the club's new head coach begins...

Union

Speight left hanging as IRB query status

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 18:  Henry Speight of the Brumbies breaks clear to score the match winning try against Auckland to win the World Club 7's Cup during the World Club 7's at Twickenham Stadium on August 18, 2013 in London, England.  (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images) *** BESTPIX ***

Chris Dutton An eligibility bungle will rob ACT Brumbies winger Henry Speight of the chance to make his Wallabies debut on the spring tour.

Union

No coach, no worries: Brumby

Sport.  ACT Brumbies player Clyde Rathbone during training at Brumbies HQ.  19 July 2013 Canberra Times Photo by Jeffrey Chan

Chris Dutton ACT Brumby Clyde Rathbone says the players have ''no issue'' starting pre-season training without a head coach.

Union

Durban Sharks job a dream for White

SPORT: Brumbies coach Jake White during training at Brumbies HQ, Griffith.  8th JULY 2013.Photo by MELISSA ADAMS of The Canberra Times..

Chris Dutton Jake White has gloated he has got his ''dream'' job in South Africa after walking out on the Brumbies.

Rugby Union

Jake White's 'dream come true' as he joins Durban Sharks

NEWS:   Brumbies players arrives at Canberra airport before their clash against the  Chiefs at Waikato .Brumbies coach Jake White arrives at Canberra airport. 31st JULY 2013.Photo by MELISSA ADAMS of The Canberra Times..

Chris Dutton Former ACT Brumbies coach Jake White says it's a ''dream come true'' to start a job as coaching director of the Durban Sharks in Super Rugby next season.

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Union

White's heritage irrelevant: Pulver

Bill Pulver

Chris Dutton ARU chief executive Bill Pulver stands by the decision to overlook Jake White as the next Wallabies coach.

Union

Larkham, Fisher fighting for top job

Stephen Larkham and Laurie Fisher.

Chris Dutton Stephen Larkham and Laurie Fisher have declined a chance to be co-coaches at the ACT Brumbies.

Union

Brumbies could block Jake White's exit

News
Brumbies Coach Jake White during training.
The Canberra Times.
09 July 2013
Photo Jay Cronan

Chris Dutton The ACT Brumbies may have the option to block Jake White coaching a rival Super Rugby team next season because of a clause in his contract which requires significant notice before leaving the club.

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Larkham v Fisher: the race to be the next Brumbies coach begins

Stephen Larkham and Laurie Fisher.

Chris Dutton Wallabies and Brumbies great Stephen Larkham says he is ready to be a Super Rugby head coach and Laurie Fisher believes he's capable of replacing Jake White, who quit his ACT coaching job on...

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