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Chris Dutton is a sporters reporter at The Canberra Times.

Union

Brumbies selection headache with Christian Lealiifano and Tevita Kuridrani back, Jarrad Butler in doubt

Chris Dutton The ACT Brumbies will call on Canberra club rugby reinforcements to cover the potential loss of Jarrad Butler, but will resist the temptation to inject Christian Lealiifano straight into the Super...

Union

Brumbies coach Stephen Larkham wants attacking laws in NRC

Stephen Larkham.

Chris Dutton Brumbies coach Stephen Larkham backs new experimental laws to promote try-scoring rugby in the NRC.

Rugby Union

Brumbies relieved after Matt Toomua cleared to play Stormers

Injury scare ... Matt Toomua.

Chris Dutton Matt Toomua will take on the Stormers on Saturday after overcoming a thigh injury.

Rugby Union

Brumbies JP Smith playing against the Stormers

Brumbies player Jean-Pierre Smith at the club's captain's run on Friday.

Chris Dutton Brumbies rookie Jean-Pierre Smith is preparing to be thrust into battle against some of his childhood heroes.

Rugby Union

Henry Speight still smiling through broken jaw in bid to lift Brumbies for Super Rugby clash

Henry Speight watches the Brumbies train on Friday.

Chris Dutton Henry Speight shocked teammates last weekend when he broke his jaw in two places.

Union

Brumbies, Vikings Group and University of Canberra to team up for National Rugby Championship

Chris Dutton Canberra's National Rugby Championship team will set up an independent board for the competition.

Joe Tomane reborn for Brumbies in Super Rugby

Leap of fatih: Joe Tomane, jumping left, will return to the ACT Brumbies team after being baptised last weekend.

Chris Dutton ACT Brumbies winger Joseph Tomane says he's making his Super Rugby comeback as a new man, declaring his faith and baptism "opened my eyes".

Rugby

Tevita Kuridrani to miss Super Rugby clash for Brumbies to attend funeral in Fiji

Brumbies star Tevita Kuridrani will miss Saturday's clash against the Stormers to attend a funeral in Fiji.

Chris Dutton The Brumbies have been dealt another selection blow this week, star centre Tevita Kuridrani flying home to Fiji for a family funeral, which rules him out of the clash against the Stormers on Saturday.

Union

Injured Brumbies star David Pocock vows to make 2015 Rugby World Cup

Brumbies Player David Pocock after reconstructive surgery on his knee.

Chris Dutton Injured superstar David Pocock is targeting a Wallabies comeback at the World Cup next year.

Union

Jack Whetton to emerge from father's shadow in Brumbies debut

Brumbies debutant Jack Whetton,

Chris Dutton Brumbies rookie Jack Whetton, whose father Gary was an All Blacks captain, to debut for Brumbies on Saturday.

Union

Sharni Williams still eyeing World Cup berth with Wallaroos

Chris Dutton Canberra sevens star Sharni Williams could still be included in the Australian Wallaroos World Cup campaign, despite being left out of a 26-player squad to play against Canada and New Zealand in June.

ACT Brumbies and Canberra Raiders in rare double billing

Chris Dutton They're joining forces for a $10 super ticket but the ACT Brumbies and Canberra Raiders want to avoid future cross-code clashes to maximise crowds.

Union

Brumbies brace for Schalk Burger in Super Rugby game against Stormers

Schalk Burger is playing in Australia for the first time since 2011 after two years battling injuries and illnesses, which threatened to end his career.

Chris Dutton Bacterial meningitis almost killed him but the ACT Brumbies are bracing for a brutal Schalk Burger onslaught at Canberra Stadium.

Union

NSW Waratahs coach Michael Cheika smashes window at Canberra Stadium

The glass door to the Waratahs coaches box which was reportedly smashed by Waratahs head coach Michael Cheika.

Chris Dutton The ACT Brumbies will send the NSW Waratahs a damage bill after coach Michael Cheika shattered a glass door at Canberra Stadium.

Union

Stephen Larkham says ACT Brumbies' penalties are part of the plan

The Brumbies were a force at the breakdown against the Waratahs, but conceded plenty of penalties.

Chris Dutton The ACT Brumbies will persist with their helter skelter breakdown mentality.

Stephen Larkham defiant in face of injuries

Brumbies winger Henry Speight receives attention after hurting his jaw during the victory over the Waratahs.

Chris Dutton Hanry Speight and Leon Power joined the Brumbies' star-studded war room after their fighting win over the Waratahs.

Rugby Union

What we learned: Brumbies v Waratahs

Robbie Coleman of the Brumbies.

Chris Dutton The Brumbies went in with all the planning they thought could win them the game, but in the end it was pure determination that got them over the line.

Rugby Union

ACT Brumbies hold off fast-finishing NSW Waratahs in Super Rugby thriller

Nic White fooled the Waratahs defence to score the opening try.

Chris Dutton The Brumbies showed an unwillingness to give in, holding on to a slender lead despite playing the last 20 minutes with just 14 players.

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Union

George Smith says ACT Brumbies down David Pocock but not out

Brumbies great: George Smith.

Chris Dutton George Smith says the ACT Brumbies can cover the loss of superstar flanker David Pocock.

Union

History of rivalry between ACT Brumbies and NSW Waratahs

The ACT Kookaburras celebrate their famous win over NSW in 1994.

Chris Dutton Wallabies great Joe Roff has urged the Brumbies to adopt a siege mentality for their grudge match against the Waratahs.