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Chris Dutton

Chris Dutton is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

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Josh Mann-Rea and Luke Holmes ready to replace Wallabies captain Stephen Moore for Super Rugby finals bid

Chris Dutton Brumbies have recruited Super Rugby journeyman Luke Holmes to join coal miner Josh Mann-Rea in a bid to replace Wallabies captain Stephen Moore.

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Luke Holmes and Ruaidhri Murphy loom as replacements for Brumbies hooker Stephen Moore

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Chris Dutton Super Rugby journeyman Luke Holmes and Ireland-bound prop Ruaidhri Murphy loom as the most likely replacements for Stephen Moore as the Brumbies aim to keep their finals bid on track.

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Injured Wallabies captain Stephen Moore turns pain into positive

Gutted: Stephen Moore leaves the field on Saturday with a crippling knee injury.

Chris Dutton Wallabies captain Stephen Moore will use the impending birth of his second child and next year's World Cup campaign to offset the devastation of a season-ending knee injury.

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Test injuries to Stephen Moore and Sam Carter turn into Brumbies' pain

Injured Wallabies skipper Stephen Moore has been ruled out for the rest of the season, testing the ACT Brumbies' depth.

Chris Dutton The Brumbies say Stephen Moore is irreplaceable, but director of rugby Laurie Fisher says the club will fight to save its Super Rugby title ambitions despite a cruel double injury blow in the...

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Injuries force struggling Easts to forfeit John I Dent Cup match against Tuggeranong

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Chris Dutton Easts have sensationally forfeited their John I Dent Cup match against the Tuggeranong Vikings.

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Sam Carter to make Wallabies debut as Ewen McKenzie dumps James Horwill and Will Genia

GOLD COAST, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 01:  Sam Carter poses during an Australian Wallabies portrait session at Sanctuary Cove on June 1, 2014 in Gold Coast, Australia.  (Photo by Chris Hyde/Getty Images)

Chris Dutton He's the "piano pusher" with mongrel attitude born from his dad David's Wallabies footsteps, but Sam Carter is unfazed by his Test debut challenge and the fact he usurped a former Australian captain...

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New Wallabies captain Stephen Moore could get leadership role at ACT Brumbies

Chris Dutton Brumbies open door for Stephen Moore to captain both Australia and the Super Rugby club.

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ACT Brumbies halfback Nic White ready for Wallabies starting spot and kicking duties

Nic White  at a Wallabies photo shoot on Sunday.

Chris Dutton ACT Brumbies scrumhalf Nic White says a starting spot for the Wallabies would mean "everything" to him.

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Stephen Moore to be Wallabies captain

Stephen Moore at a Wallabies photo shoot on Sunday.

Chris Dutton The ACT Brumbies have endorsed Stephen Moore's Wallabies captaincy potential.

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What we learned: ACT Brumbies v Melbourne Rebels

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Chris Dutton The Brumbies looked a completely different team to the one that struggled on its two-game tour of South Africa.

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Mogg set for comeback as Wests aim for double against Royals

Jesse Mogg will play in the local Canberra competition with Wests.

Chris Dutton Brumbies fullback Jesse Mogg set for a club rugby comeback as Wests beats Royals, Tuggeranong thrashes Easts 92-0 and Gungahlin beats the Owls.

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ACT Brumbies trounce Melbourne Rebels 37-10 to keep Super Rugby finals hopes alive

Matt Toomua scores for the Brumbies in Saturday night's win over the Melbourne Rebels.

Chris Dutton The ACT Brumbies remain alive in the Super Rugby finals race after trouncing the Melbourne Rebels.

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Is Stephen Moore the next Wallabies captain?

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Chris Dutton, David Polkinghorne World Cup-winning captains, coaches and players have backed Stephen Moore as the man to lead the Wallabies into the future, Nick Farr-Jones declaring the ACT Brumbies hooker would be a "safe pair of...

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Papua New Guinea's rugby talent use Canberra to launch Commonwealth Games dreams

Uni-Norths Owls first and second grade players Alan Siah, Bily Torea, Henry Kalua, Manu Guise, Hubert Tseraha and Stanis Susuve.

Chris Dutton PNG's sevens team is using Canberra club rugby to launch its Commonwealth Games medal hopes.

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Pat McCabe ready to add energy for ACT Brumbies in Super Rugby as he launches his Wallabies bid

Pat McCabe at training on Friday. He says his versatility is an asset, not a hinderance.

Chris Dutton ACT Brumbies star Pat McCabe is confident his versatility won't hinder his Wallabies bid as he launches a last-minute case for a Test recall on Saturday night.

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Clyde Rathbone ready for ACT Brumbies comeback against Melbourne Rebels

Clyde Rathbone has been called up to join the Brumbies on their finals tightrope and will play his first game of the season when they take on the Melbourne Rebels at Canberra Stadium on Saturday night.

Chris Dutton Brumbies veteran Clyde Rathbone will approach his Super Rugby comeback as the last game of his career.

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ACT Brumbies ring in changes for Super Rugby clash with Melbourne Rebels

Brumbies utility Pat McCabe is back in the Wallabies squad after twice breaking his neck.

Chris Dutton The Brumbies are banking on an injection of new blood to reinvigorate their Super Rugby finals hopes.

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Confusion on charges for player alleged to have wiped blood on referee and king-hit opponent

No comment: Queanbeyan Whites fourth grade player Adam Res; nose was broken when he was king hit during a rugby game on the weekend.

Chris Dutton ACT Rugby Referees Association president Robert Boyes hopes officials "take a stand for the sake of referees" following a bizarre on-field incident which led to a player allegedly wiping his blood on...

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Stephen Moore's 'time has come' as Wallabies captain: John Connolly

Brumbies hooker Stephen Moore should be the Wallabies' next captain, according to former Test coach John Connolly.

Chris Dutton Former Test coach John Connolly is adamant ACT Brumbies hooker Stephen Moore "ticks all the boxes" to be the new Wallabies captain, revealing he almost made Moore Australia's captain for the 2007...

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Uphill battle for ACT Brumbies to make Super Rugby finals

Brumbies coach Stephen Latkham.

Chris Dutton Brumbies coach Stephen Larkham says they need to rein in their eagerness to end a horror form slump.