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Chris Dutton is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

Rugby Union

Double vision for Brumbies as Larkham and Fisher share reins

Chris Dutton, Jon Tuxworth The ACT Brumbies will break tradition to unveil a two-pronged coaching combination, backing club great Stephen Larkham as head coach and promoting Laurie Fisher to director of rugby to guide them...

Rugby union is incorruptible, says top coach

Head coach Jake White, Brumbies.

Chris Dutton World Cup-winning coach Jake White says match fixing hasn't been a problem in rugby union, "and won't be".

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Rugby union incorruptible, says White

Chris Dutton World Cup-winning coach Jake White says rugby union’s unpredictability protects it from corruption.

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Code has great chance to steal march on rivals

CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 08:  Brumbies coach Jake White watches on during the Super Rugby trial match between the Brumbies and the ACT XV at Viking Park on February 8, 2013 in Canberra, Australia.  (Photo by Stefan Postles/Getty Images)

Chris Dutton JAKE WHITE wants rugby union to seize its opportunity to gain more fans and grow the game while the AFL and NRL fight for clean reputations.

Rugby Union

Vaea puts heart clot behind him

Former Brumby Ita Vaea has a blood clot on his heart which has stopped him from playing. 
Photo: Rohan Thomson. The Canberra Times.


Chris Dutton He doesn't know if he'll play rugby again, but ACT forward Ita Vaea is just thankful he's alive.