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Chris Dutton

Chris Dutton is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

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Ben Alexander says a Super Rugby title, not revenge, is Brumbies' only focus against Chiefs

Chris Dutton The ACT Brumbies have shelved talk of grand final revenge against the Waikato Chiefs, prop Ben Alexander declaring a championship is the only prize capable of easing the pain of last year's...

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Wallabies prop Ben Alexander calls for regular Anzac fixture in Canberra

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Chris Dutton and David Polkinghorne Australian Wallabies prop Ben Alexander says it's time for Super Rugby to create an Anzac Day tradition in Canberra.

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ACT Brumbies prop Ben Alexander resisted overseas offers

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Chris Dutton Wallabies and ACT Brumbies prop Ben Alexander has revealed he was almost lured to Europe after the 2011 World Cup.

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Australian Super Rugby semi-final a good omen for Wallabies as Brumbies and Waratahs go to battle

Brumbies prop Ben Alexander is back in the Wallabies' frame.

Chris Dutton Ewen McKenzie is salivating at an all-Australian semi-final which has the potential to launch World Cup dreams.

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Brumbies winger Henry Speight included in Wallabies squad

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Chris Dutton ACT Brumbies winger Henry Speight has been included in the Wallabies squad for the Rugby Championships, despite the Fijian-born winger not being available for selection until September 11.

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Brumbies put Super Rugby success before Wallabies

Henry Speight is expected to be named as a Wallaby when the team in announced on Wednesday.

Chris Dutton The ACT Brumbies will put Test ambitions on hold to chase Super Rugby success, declaring they won't be distracted by head-to-head Wallabies battles despite Australian coach Ewen McKenzie unveiling...

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Jesse Mogg says being dropped from the ACT Brumbies team was a wake-up call

Jesse Mogg has regained the fullback role after being dropped last month.

Chris Dutton ACT Brumbies fullback Jesse Mogg is using his Super Rugby axing to reignite his passion, admitting he took his position in the team for granted after being the first choice No.

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Brumbies hooker Josh Mann-Rea ready to turn Super Rugby lifeline into a championship

Josh Mann-Rea is relishing his call-up to the Brumbies' first XV.

Chris Dutton Third-string ACT Brumbies hooker Josh Mann-Rea has built his career on "lifeline opportunities".

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Brumbies thrash the Western Force 47-25 to secure Super Rugby finals berth

Toomua, White and Mogg.

Chris Dutton The Brumbies powered into the Super Rugby finals after hammering the Western Force 47-25.

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Brumbies say Test break still has value as Matt Toomua ruled out

Brumby Matt Toomua injured his adductor while playing for the Wallabies.

Chris Dutton Brumbies captain Ben Mowen has backed the Wallabies to continue playing mid-Super Rugby season Tests despite international duties threatening to end his team's season.

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How do you stop Will Skelton? Simple: steal his boots, according to Scott Fardy

Will Skelton at NSW training

Chris Dutton How do you stop a 140-kilogram, 203-centimetre monster with size 17 boots imported from the United States to fit the feet of Australia's biggest professional footballer, Will Skelton?

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Matt Toomua joins Brumbies injury ward as ACT aims to stop 140-kilogram giant Will Skelton

Brumby Matt Toomua injured his adductor while playing for the Wallabies.

Chris Dutton The Brumbies' injury news is worse than first thought, with three players needing scans to clear them to play the Waratahs.

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Luke Holmes and Ruaidhri Murphy loom as replacements for Brumbies hooker Stephen Moore

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Chris Dutton Super Rugby journeyman Luke Holmes and Ireland-bound prop Ruaidhri Murphy loom as the most likely replacements for Stephen Moore as the Brumbies aim to keep their finals bid on track.

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Australian u-20s captain Tom Staniforth on verge of Super Rugby dream

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Chris Dutton Bigger, stronger and faster - Canberra teenager Tom Staniforth has stacked on almost 10 kilograms in the past year to chase his Super Rugby dream and he's about to be rewarded with his first...

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Brumbies ready for 'classic' Crusaders rivalry: Ben Mowen

Ben Mowen in action against the Crusaders last year.

Chris Dutton ACT Brumbies skipper Ben Mowen has urged his players to draw on the history of a ''classic'' rivalry with the Crusaders.

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Brumbies wary of Super Rugby's 'absolute warrior' Richie McCaw

He's back: Richie McCaw speaks to the media ahead of his comeback match for the Canterbury Crusaders.

Chris Dutton He has never lost to the ACT Brumbies in New Zealand. But the ACT Brumbies believe they can finally overcome Richie McCaw.

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ACT Brumbies beat Jake White's Durban Sharks 16-9

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Chris Dutton Jake White's former students returned to haunt him in Canberra on Saturday night.

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What we learned: ACT Brumbies v Durban Sharks

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Chris Dutton Forget about running rugby, the top of the table battle was all about a kicking duel.

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ACT Brumbies say ability to change tactics is the key to winning title

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Chris Dutton The ACT Brumbies are bracing for a game-plan overhaul to take on the Free State Cheetahs, Australian Wallabies prop Ben Alexander adamant the team's ability to interchange unfancied kicking tactics...

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Scott Fardy and Jesse Mogg re-sign with ACT Brumbies

Chris Dutton Super Rugby late bloomer Scott Fardy wants to repay the ACT Brumbies for throwing him a career lifeline and hopes keeping the core players together will break a 10-year title drought.