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Chris Dutton

Chris Dutton is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.


Hamstring strain keeps Henry Speight out of Vikings match against Queensland Country

Henry Speight

Chris Dutton Henry Speight will sweat on his recovery from a hamstring injury after missing Canberra's 26-20 NRC win.


Canberra Viking Rodney Iona turns post-season heartbreak into motivation for Super Rugby contract

Rodney Iona trains for the Vikings on Thursday.

Chris Dutton Super Rugby hopeful Rodney Iona has vowed to make an immediate impact for the Canberra Vikings.


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.


What we learnt: Queensland Reds v ACT Brumbies

Joe Tomane of the Brumbies scores a try.

Chris Dutton All the main talking points from the Brumbies v Reds Super Rugby match.


Faingaa a rebel with a cause

SPORT: Brumbies player Colby Faingaa in action at the Brumbies Captain run, Canberra Stadium, Bruce.  6th June 2013.Photo by MELISSA ADAMS of The Canberra Times..

Chris Dutton Queanbeyan junior Colby Faingaa hopes a move to Melbourne will relaunch his career.


Brumbies rope in Butler to beef up flanker stocks

SPORT. At Brumbies HQ, injured players, Josh Mann-Rea, left and Jordan Smiler, in the gym. November 20th. 2012  Photo Graham Tidy, The Canberra Times.

Chris Dutton The Brumbies have recruited rising star Jarrad Butler to be their back-up flanker for next year's season.


White may call on Faingaa to counter Reds' breakdown onslaught

24 May 2011, sport, story by David Polkinghorne, Canberra Times photo by STUART WALMSLEY. ACT Brumbies training at the club s headquarters in Griffith, Canberra. Flanker Colby Faingaa. SPECIAL 1

Chris Dutton THE ACT Brumbies could call on Colby Faingaa to help them combat a breakdown onslaught from the Queensland Reds if Michael Hooper is suspended tomorrow.


Selection mind games prove Reds are concerned about us: White

24 May 2012, sport, story by Chris Dutton, photo by STUART WALMSLEY. The ACT Brumbies train at the club's headquarters in Griffith, Canberra. Inside backs coach George Gregan and head coach Jake White.

Chris Dutton The ACT Brumbies started the season as an unknown threat but coach Jake White says Queensland's crafty decision to delay its team naming puts his side in a ''position of strength'' for their crucial...

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McKenzie's waiting game pleases White

23 March 2012, sport, story by Lee Gaskin, photo by STUART WALMSLEY. The ACT Brumbies hold their captain's run at Canberra Stadium. Scrum half Nic White and coach Jake White.

Chris Dutton THE ACT Brumbies started the season as an unknown threat but coach Jake White says Queensland's decision to delay naming their team puts his side in a ''position of strength'' for their crucial clash...


Hooper set to break it down

21 May 2012,   Canberra Times photo by RICHARD BRIGGS, Brumbies player Michael Hooper at team training at Griffith Oval as he awaits the  SANZAR suspension decision. Sport-Chris Dutton

Chris Dutton It is being touted as the battle of two flankers but Michael Hooper will face a breakdown barrage when the ACT Brumbies take on the Queensland Reds tonight.