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Chris Dutton

Chris Dutton is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

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

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...

ACT Brumbies join Canberra Raiders in race to China

Chris Dutton The great Canberra race to China has officially begun, with the ACT Brumbies locked in negotiations to take a Super Rugby pre-season match to the most populated country in the world.

Tevita Kuridrani re-signs with Brumbies and Wallabies as he sets sight on battle with SBW

Chris Dutton Hard-running ACT Brumbies centre Tevita Kuridrani has bucked the trend of Australian Wallabies stars signing with overseas clubs, resisting the overtures of rich offers to declare "Canberra feels...

Brumbies need to wipe slate clean to prepare for Chiefs re-match, says Stephen Moore

Hooker Stephen Moore in action in his return game against the Reds.

Chris Dutton ACT Brumbies captain Stephen Moore warns team round-one record win means nothing before a trip to New Zealand.

Brumbies bash Reds and get record Super Rugby win to start season

CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 13:  Robbie Coleman of the Brumbies scores a try during the round one Super Rugby match between the Brumbies and the Reds at GIO Stadium on February 13, 2015 in Canberra, Australia.  (Photo by Stefan Postles/Getty Images)

Chris Dutton The ACT Brumbies thumped the Queensland Reds to start the season with a record win.

The Brumbies get their big guns back, but David Pocock says rugby won't define him

Sport. 12th February 2015. Brumbies Training. Player David Pocock.

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Photo Jamila Toderas

Chris Dutton David Pocock and Stephen Moore will make their return from knee reconstructions on Friday.

Karmichael Hunt ready for physical initiation but James O'Connor put on ice

No. 10: Karmichael Hunt.

Chris Dutton Karmichael Hunt returns but James O'Connor's Australian comeback has been put on ice.

Rookie Rory Arnold aims to make an impact for Brumbies in debut against Queensland Reds

Big assignment: Rory Arnold trains with the Brumbies on Thursday.

Chris Dutton Brumbies pick tallest player in Super Rugby history for round-one debut.

Ben Alexander masks to inspire a return to try-scoring glory for Brumbies prop

Brumbies players Ruan Smith and Jean-Pierre Smith wear Ben Alexander face masks ahead of Alexander's 100th match.

Chris Dutton Ben Alexander only needs to look into the Canberra Stadium crowd for inspiration on Friday night.

Ita Vaea to make remarkable comeback from life-threatening blood clots when Brumbies play the Reds

Ita Vaea wasn't expected to play again.

Chris Dutton He was told he would never play again and could have died during a rugby match, but Ita Vaea says he will "never doubt myself" as he prepares to make a remarkable Super Rugby comeback on Friday night.

Brumbies land new sponsorship deal and could take off in private jet

SPORT: Brumbies announce AQUIS as their major sponsor. Right, AQUIS Managing Director Justin Fung. 11th February 2015. Photo by Melissa Adams of The Canberra Times.

Chris Dutton It is the record $8 million sponsorship deal that could carry the bonus prize of a private jet previously used by NFL champions to boost the ACT Brumbies' bid for a Super Rugby championship dream.

Brumbies roll the dice to secure Aquis as new sponsor on eve of Super Rugby season

Matt Toomua in a sponsorless Brumbies jersey. The club was prepared to enter the season without a major shirt-front sponsor.

Chris Dutton The ACT Brumbies have snared the biggest sponsorship in the club's history - a six-year, $8 million deal.

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David Pocock doesn't feel the weight of expectation as he takes on captain's duties for Brumbies

Sport. Brumbies training at the University of Canberra. David Pocock, at centre.
 February 11th 2015 The Canberra Times
photograph by Graham Tidy.

Chris Dutton Former Wallabies captain David Pocock insists he won't be burdened by the task of leading the ACT Brumbies into their Super Rugby season opener on Friday night as he makes his comeback from two knee...