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Chris Dutton

Chris Dutton is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

Warhorse battle as Keven Mealamu backs Stephen Moore's Wallabies captaincy credentials

Chris Dutton Two veteran hookers go into a battle of the warhorses when Keven Mealamu takes on Stephen Moore on Friday night

Brumbies pay tribute to Anzacs with new jersey

Chris Dutton The ACT Brumbies will pay their respects to Australian defence forces by wearing a special jersey to commemorate their Anzac Day Super Rugby clash against the Otago Highlanders.

Brumbies out to break Australian rugby's Eden Park hoodoo

The Brumbies are adamant their attack can fire against the Blues on Friday night.

Chris Dutton Brumbies out to break Eden Park hoodoo as Blues go back home to spark season.

Former Brumbies coach Andy Friend warns Wallabies not to abuse Japanese sabbaticals

25 January 2011 SPORT Canberra Times photograph by GRAHAM TIDY Story by Chris Dutton. Brumbies training at their Griffith HQ. Coach Andy Friend left and Julian Salvi. SPECIAL 111

Chris Dutton Andy Friend warns Wallabies players against abusing rich Japanese contracts.

Brumbies won't underestimate struggling Blues in Auckland

Scott Sio says the Brumbies won't take the Blues lightly despite their seven losses in a row.

Chris Dutton The ACT Brumbies forwards have vowed to muscle up against the Auckland Blues and "get in their grill" to avoid falling into the trap of underestimating their struggling opponents.

Former All Black Jimmy Cowan emerges as potential Brumby in search for halfback

Jimmy Cowan will have a potential dress-rehearsal against the Brumbies this weekend.

Chris Dutton Former All Blacks scrumhalf Jimmy Cowan has emerged as a shock contender to join the ACT Brumbies at the end of the year as the club ramps up a worldwide search to replace French-bound vice-captain...

Brumbies fullback Jesse Mogg won't give up despite another injury setback

Brumbies fullback Jesse Mogg hopes to be back on the field for the trip to South Africa.

Chris Dutton ACT Brumbies fullback Jesse Mogg is refusing to give up on his Super Rugby season.

Rugby union

ACT Brumbies grind out win against Cheetahs to edge further ahead on ladder

Inside Centre Christian Lealiifano scores a try.

Chris Dutton The ACT Brumbies toppled the Free State Cheetahs in Canberra, but the ugly contest did little to enhance their title aspirations.

Rugby union

Henry Speight vows to muscle up for Brumbies in lucky No. 13

Henry Speight will use a midfield switch to spark his best form.

Chris Dutton World Cup hopeful Henry Speight has vowed to lift his game to ensure he can handle the extra defensive workload as he makes a midfield shift in a bid to rediscover the form that led to his Wallabies...

Rugby union

James Dargaville takes the warrior reins from Pat McCabe at Brumbies

James Dargaville

Chris Dutton James Dargaville has been described as the clone of Brumbies warrior Pat McCabe and he gets his chance to show what he's got against the Cheetahs.

Rugby union

More homework for graduate Ben Alexander as Brumbies prop eyes World Cup

Ben Alexander has finished his degree and is ready to take on more rugby homework.

Chris Dutton ACT Brumbies prop Ben Alexander has spent the past 11 years dreading homework, but the new university graduate insists he's happy to take on a weekly World Cup assignment and report to Wallabies...

David Pocock back as Henry Speight shifts in Brumbies changes

James Dargaville will get his first Brumbies start on the wing.

Chris Dutton Injuries have forced the ACT Brumbies into the biggest line-up re-shuffle this year, coach Stephen Larkham implementing sweeping changes for the clash against the Free State Cheetahs.

ACT Brumbies re-sign Ita Vaea and Rory Arnold for two more years

Ita Vaea will of the Brumbies.

Chris Dutton Ita Vaea will cap a remarkable comeback from life-threatening blood clots, while Rory Arnold will continue his meteoric rise in a double signing coup for the  ACT Brumbies on Wednesday. 

Michael Cheika adamant David Pocock can break injury curse to be world-class performer

Taking a stand: players such as David Pocock should be encouraged to speak out.

Chris Dutton Wallabies coach Michael Cheika has backed David Pocock to break the shackles of his injury woes to deliver as a "world-class performer", but admits he needs more time to gauge what role the former...

Brumbies chase fans with half-price admission

Fan zone: The Brumbies are hoping to get more fans to the clash against the Cheetahs.

Chris Dutton The ACT Brumbies will halve ticket prices to try to lure fans back to Canberra Stadium.

Brumbies centre Tevita Kuridrani vows injury won't end World Cup bid

Tevita Kuridrani says an eight-week stint on the sideline won't ruin his World Cup hopes.

Chris Dutton Tevita Kuridrani has vowed to comeback from injury bigger and stronger to ensure his World Cup dream remains intact as he braces for an eight-week stint on the sideline.

Stephen Larkham ready for cheap shots from former teammates in Silver Foxes clash

Chris Dutton Brumbies coach Stephen Larkham is "preparing to get hurt" in a charity match on Saturday before joining the Wallabies' pre-World Cup camp.

Busting the myths of David Pocock's role in Potgieter's homophobic slur

Chris Dutton Imagine if David Pocock was invisible. He'd be able to pinch the ball the breakdown without being penalised and people would be able to see what the real issue was this week - a homophobic slur.

Brumbies and Waratahs put tensions on hold for Wallabies camp after controversial clash

Scott Fardy.

Chris Dutton The ACT Brumbies will shelve Super Rugby hostilities to join forces with the NSW Waratahs in camp this weekend, adamant the fire and controversy of a heated battle in Sydney will be buried to focus...

David Pocock did what anyone should have done and he's not a villain

Chris Dutton

Chris Dutton David Pocock and the ACT Brumbies stood tall on the rugby field to do their bit in taking up the fight against homophobia.