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Chris Dutton

Chris Dutton is a sporters reporter at The Canberra Times.

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

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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Union

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

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 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.

Union

'Let them know who is top dog', Young tells Brumbies

Bill Young. Dinkus headshot head shot
CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA - MAY 2:  ACT Brumbies Wallabies Headshots May 2, 2005 in Canberra, Australia. (Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images)

Chris Dutton The ACT Brumbies need to beat the Queensland Reds to stamp their authority on the competition and prove they deserve to be Australia's No.1 ranked team, former championship winner Bill Young says.

Union

How a proud club fell into a seven-year glitch

Stirling Mortlock, skipper (L) of Australia's ACT Brumbies, reacts with Peter Kimlim (R) after their team lost to New Zealand's Waikato Chiefs during the Super 14 rugby match at Waikato Stadium in Hamilton, May 15, 2009. The Chiefs won the match 10-7.     REUTERS/Nigel Marple (NEW ZEALAND SPORT RUGBY)

Chris Dutton The Brumbies have endured seven years of pain since their Super Rugby triumph of 2004. Chris Dutton looks back over the last eight years at what went wrong.

Brumbies take aim at top two

Stephen Moore of the Brumbies is tackled during the round 15 Super Rugby match between the Rebels and the Brumbies.

Chris Dutton Forget settling for a spot in the finals, the ACT Brumbies are perfectly positioned for a charge to a top-two finish as they try to break their play-off drought.

Union

Brumbies take aim at top two

Stephen Moore of the Brumbies.

Chris Dutton Forget settling for a spot in the finals, the ACT Brumbies are perfectly positioned for a charge to a top-two finish as they try to break their play-off drought.

Union

He's forever Young

Mark Young

Chris Dutton His legs may be getting weary and the bruises lasting longer, but if you thought Mark Young would be prepared to hang up his boots after 400 games - you'd be wrong.

How Jake got his mojo back

12th July 2012, Story by Chris Dutton  , Canberra Times Photo, Colleen Petch,  The Brumbies head coach Jake White at the Burbury Hotel this afternoon.

By Chris Dutton He has engineered one of the biggest surprises in Super Rugby history but what shocks Jake White the most has nothing to do with rugby union.

Union

White's blind faith reaps rewards for Brumbies

CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 31:  Henry Speight of the Brumbies is tackled by J P Pretersen of the Sharks during the round six Super Rugby match between the Brumbies and the Sharks at Canberra Stadium on March 31, 2012 in Canberra, Australia.  (Photo by Stefan Postles/Getty Images)

Chris Dutton The ACT Brumbies started the season as survivors of a disaster but Henry Speight knew they could rise from the ashes of last year if they got the right opportunity.

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.