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Chris Dutton

Chris Dutton is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

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Japan ready to join expanded Super Rugby: Andy Friend

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

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Jake White says decision to quit Brumbies has been vindicated

Jake White is back in Australia before the Sharks clash with his former club, the Brumbies.

Chris Dutton Former ACT Brumbies coach Jake White has no regrets about quitting the last two years of his Super Rugby contract.

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Jake White expects mixed reaction, wants to explain decision to quit Brumbies

Jake White

Chris Dutton Former ACT Brumbies coach Jake White expects mixed reactions from players when he returns to Canberra, saying his only regret about quitting halfway through his four-year contract was that he did not...

Rugby Union

Stephen Hoiles to return to ACT on stronger footing

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Chris Dutton Former ACT Brumbies skipper Stephen Hoiles ''felt helpless'' when he left the club in 2012.

Union

Andrew Fagan is leaving the Brumbies top job with no regrets

Sport: The University of Canberra Brumbies announce the resignation of Chief Executive Andrew Fagan. 22th of November 2013. Canberra Times Photograph by Katherine Griffiths

Chris Dutton It cost him a friendship but Andrew Fagan is happy with his work at the helm of the club, Chris Dutton writes.

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Larkham v Fisher: the race to be the next Brumbies coach begins

Stephen Larkham and Laurie Fisher.

Chris Dutton Wallabies and Brumbies great Stephen Larkham says he is ready to be a Super Rugby head coach and Laurie Fisher believes he's capable of replacing Jake White, who quit his ACT coaching job on...

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Rugby Union

Support flows for 'perfectionist' Jones

CAPE TOWN,  SOUTH AFRICA - JULY 9:  Eddie Jones, the Australian Coach watches his players during Australian Rugby Union training at Westerford School, July 9, 2003, in Cape Town, South Africa. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

Chris Dutton Former Wallabies and Brumbies coach Eddie Jones is a ''perfectionist'' who has built a career on an unbeatable work ethic and passion to succeed, Australian great Stephen Larkham says.

Union

Brumbies culture to stay strong: Larkham

Sport.  New head coach Stephen Larkham at the ACT Brumbies following the official announcement of the coaching structure of the team in Manuka.   1 November 2013. Canberra Times photo by Jeffrey Chan.

Chris Dutton Stephen Larkham says the club's new culture will ensure the players are ''committed to winning and not self-promotion''.

Union

ACT Brumbies chief Andrew Fagan steps down

Andrew Fagan.

Chris Dutton ACT Brumbies chief executive Andrew Fagan has resigned, announcing he will leave the club next month less than six months after signing a new contract.

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Joe Roff favourite to take over as Brumbies boss

Former Brumby, Joe Roff.

Chris Dutton ACT Brumbies great Joe Roff has emerged as a leading candidate to replace Andrew Fagan.

Union

White sees Red at mind games

Brumbies coach Jake White

Chris Dutton Queensland's ''mind games'' don't impress Brumbies coach Jake White.

Union

Tomane ready to seize big chance

CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 08:  Joe Tomane of the Brumbies runs the ball 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 Joseph Tomane will use the inspiration of Clyde Rathbone's comeback to launch a mission to get his Wallabies dream on track and prove he has overcome his injury woes.

Tomane waits for his chance to push for Wallabies return

Joseph Tomane

Chris Dutton JOSEPH TOMANE will use the inspiration of Clyde Rathbone's comeback to launch a mission to prove he has overcome his injury woes and get his Wallabies dream on track.

Union

Brumbies boss urges clarity on signings

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 21:  Nic White of the Brumbies passes the ball during a Brumbies Super Rugby captain's run at AAMI Park on February 21, 2013 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Scott Barbour/Getty Images)

Chris Dutton Jake White will ramp up player negotiations to get ''clarity'' for the ACT Brumbies' future and believes there will be a ''domino effect'' as he continues to put long-term faith in his squad.

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Brumbies name squad for must-win Rebels clash

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Chris Dutton The ACT Brumbies have made two changes to their game-day squad for the round-two clash with the Melbourne Rebels at AAMI Park on Friday night.

Rugby Union

How Jake White got his mojo back

CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA - MARCH 19:  Coach Jake White looks on during a Brumbies Super Rugby training session at Hamiltons Rugby Club on March 19, 2013 in Cape Town, South Africa. (Photo by Ashley Vlotman/Gallo Images/Getty Images)

Chris Dutton He's lost 16 kilograms, his hair is thicker and the ACT Brumbies are winning - Jake White has rediscovered his rugby mojo in Canberra.

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Brumbies boss tied to post at Bulldogs

31 January 2011, sport, story by Chris Dutton, Canberra Times photo by STUART WALMSLEY. Official announcement of a one-year sponsorship deal between The University of Canberra and ACT Brumbies at the university's Inspire Centre. Brumbies chief executive Andrew Fagan.

Chris Dutton ACT Brumbies chief executive Andrew Fagan has been linked with a cross-code switch to the Canterbury Bulldogs.

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Rugby Union

Brumbies look to revive glory days of code's great rivalry

Super 12 Final at Canberra Stadium,Canberra ACT.  Brumbies V Crusaders.  Image shows Brumbies celebrate after their win.  Fairfax. 22 May 2004.  Photo by SIMON ALEKNA. ***FDCTRANSFER***

Chris Dutton They were rugby's dominant teams a decade ago, contesting three finals in five years.

Rugby

Fagan on shortlist to join Bulldogs

16 October 2012. Chris Dutton Story.  Sport. Canberra Times photo by Rohan Thomson. Brumbies Chief Executive Andrew Fagan, speaks at the announcement of a proposed new Brumbies' site at the University of Canberra. 


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Chris Dutton The Canterbury Bulldogs will interview Andrew Fagan and have him on a short list to be their new leader.

Mowen urges Brumbies to go to Waugh

ACT Brumbies captain Ben Mowen.

Chris Dutton ACT Brumbies captain Ben Mowen hopes he can emulate NSW Waratahs great Phil Waugh’s leadership and inspire the ACT Brumbies to be ‘‘desperate at every contest’’.