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Chris Dutton

Chris Dutton is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

Union

Fine line between Anzac Day and sport: David Pocock

Chris Dutton Former Wallabies captain David Pocock admits the link between sport and war makes him "a little bit uncomfortable" as the ACT Brumbies prepare to play a Super Rugby grand final re-match on Anzac Day.

Union

George Smith warns Brumbies not to use France as a cash grab

Heads up: George Smith has warned players not to sign rich French deals too early in their careers.

Chris Dutton Australian Wallabies great George Smith has warned players will regret signing rich French deals if their only motivation is to "cash in", declaring a Test jersey is still the No 1 prize in rugby...

Union

Japan ready to join expanded Super Rugby: Andy Friend

Former Brumbies head coach Andy Friend.

Chris Dutton Former ACT Brumbies coach and Suntory mentor Andy Friend has called on SANZAR officals to invest in Asia.

Union

What we learned: Free State Cheetahs v ACT Brumbies

The Brumbies Nic White gets away with the ball in the game against the Cheeters in Bloemfontein on Saturday.

Chris Dutton The five talking points out of the Brumbies' 27-21 loss to the Free State Cheetahs on Sunday morning.

Union

Brumbies coach Stephen Larkham gets gig as waterboy

Stephen Larkham The Waterboy

Chris Dutton Brumbies mentor Stephen Larkham will use a loophole to become the first Super Rugby coach to double as a waterboy.

Union

Super Rugby backflips on deal to allow ACT Brumbies coach Stephen Larkham to act as waterboy

Chris Dutton Super Rugby officials have backflipped on a decision to allow Brumbies coach Stephen Larkham to double as a waterboy.

Rugby Union

Brumbies to push breakdown boundaries despite sin-binnings

Scott Fardy was sent to the sin bin against the Rebels. He was the third Brumby in three weeks to cop a yellow card.

Chris Dutton The ACT Brumbies will continue to push the boundaries at the breakdown to maintain their fierce attack on the ball, with director of rugby Laurie Fisher declaring the team "is not coached to give...

Union

Brumbies send damage bill to NSW Waratahs coach Michael Cheika

Waratahs coach Michael Cheika.

Chris Dutton It's time for the NSW Waratahs to pay up for smashing a window at Canberra Stadium.

Union

Brumbies beat Reds in a Super Rugby cliffhanger

Tevita Kuridrani runs over a Reds defender.

Chris Dutton The ACT Brumbies have held on for an absorbing season-defining win in Brisbane.

Union

Brumbies hooker Stephen Moore cleared of wrongdoing after punch

Eddie Quirk of the Reds reacts after being punched by Stephen Moore.

Chris Dutton The ACT Brumbies have called on officials to stamp out illegal holding tactics at the ruck.

Union

Brumbies might stay longer at AIS

Chris Dutton The ACT Brumbies will consider basing their program at the AIS for the entire 2014 Super Rugby season.

Rugby Union

White a Wallabies chance, says ARU boss

NEWS:   Brumbies players arrives at Canberra airport before their clash against the  Chiefs at Waikato .Brumbies coach Jake White arrives at Canberra airport. 31st JULY 2013.Photo by MELISSA ADAMS of The Canberra Times..

Chris Dutton Australian Rugby Union boss Bill Pulver wants Jake White to stay in Australia at the end of his ACT Brumbies tenure, admitting he is still an option as a future Wallabies coach.

Rugby Union

Jake White's 'dream come true' as he joins Durban Sharks

NEWS:   Brumbies players arrives at Canberra airport before their clash against the  Chiefs at Waikato .Brumbies coach Jake White arrives at Canberra airport. 31st JULY 2013.Photo by MELISSA ADAMS of The Canberra Times..

Chris Dutton Former ACT Brumbies coach Jake White says it's a ''dream come true'' to start a job as coaching director of the Durban Sharks in Super Rugby next season.

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Union

Reds revenge on menu when Brumbies kick off season 2013

Chris Dutton The ACT Brumbies will get an immediate shot at Super Rugby redemption when the 2013 season begins and chief executive Andrew Fagan hopes the club's resurgence will boost crowd numbers.

Union

Brumbies to open 2013 with Reds clash

Stephen Moore gets tackled by Saia Fainga'a - Reds v Brumbies May, 2012

Chris Dutton The ACT Brumbies will aim for revenge when they open their 2013 Super Rugby campaign against the Queensland Reds in February.

Union

Blood clots put Brumbies star out for season

10 June 2012, Sport, Journalist Chris Dutton Canberra Times PHOTO by JAY CRONAN. Ita Vaea during the Brumbies training session on Sunday.

Chris Dutton A potential life-threatening condition has put Ita Vaea's career on hold on the eve of the Super Rugby season.

Union

Match in a box

Sport. Brumbies V Warratahs at the Canberra Stadium. David Pocock is injured. March 9th 2013 Photograph by Graham Tidy The Canberra Times.

Chris Dutton The main talking points from the Super Rugby clash between the ACT Brumbies and NSW Waratahs.

Rugby Union

Video shows Reds no angels in Brumbies clash

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caption: Queensland Reds captain James Horwill appears to stomp on the face of Brumbies prop Dan Palmer in the first half of their match at Suncorp Stadium. The incident was not penalised or cited.

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Chris Dutton Queensland coach Ewen McKenzie is casting the Brumbies as the villains in a blockbuster Australian derby but a series of the Reds' unpenalised incidents have caused Super Rugby confusion.

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Union

Reds still in a rage as Brumbies move on

Stephen Larkham

Chris Dutton ACT side says it ahs already turned its attention to the Western Force.

Union

Brumbies halfback to join Force

Ian Prior during training at Brumbies HQ, Griffith.

Chris Dutton He's been part of a Queensland Reds championship and an ACT Brumbies revival, but scrumhalf Ian Prior says it's time to test himself as a leader at the Western Force and hopes he can take a winning...