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Chris Dutton

Chris Dutton is a sporters reporter at The Canberra Times.

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

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...

Union

Class of 2013 all but finalised for ACT

Chris Dutton ACT BRUMBIES coach Jake White will put his focus into unearthing more untapped talent with most of his squad already secured for at least the 2013 Super Rugby season.

Union

Jerry props for fresh start with Fiji

Jerry Yanuyanutawa

Chris Dutton ACT BRUMBIES prop Jerry Yanuyanutawa will put his Super Rugby ambitions on hold to begin a stint with the Fiji national team next week to help relaunch his career.

League

Hegarty considers joining Hand at French club Grenoble

23rd January 2012, Sport, Chris Wilson story, CANBERRA TIMES photo by KARLEEN MINNEY,Brumbies Anthony Hegarty has been thrown in the role of Hooker at the Brumbies after Stephen Moores recent shoulder injury.

Chris Dutton The opportunity to gain valuable experience in Europe could convince Anthony Hegarty to put his Super Rugby ambitions on hold to play in France next season.

Rugby

Hooking in to prove himself

23rd January 2012, Sport, Chris Wilson story, CANBERRA TIMES photo by KARLEEN MINNEY,Brumbies Anthony Hegarty has been thrown in the role of Hooker at the Brumbies after Stephen Moores recent shoulder injury.

Chris Dutton A FRESH start in a new country - Anthony Hegarty is so determined to develop into a Super Rugby starter that he's willing to move his career to France to take his game to the next level.

Union

Refreshed White expecting the unexpected against Wales

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

Chris Dutton Jake White has returned from his trip to Japan refreshed and reinvigorated and is warning his inexperienced ACT Brumbies to brace for a Test-like atmosphere tomorrow night.

Union

Brumbies play final Hand

Ben Hand

Chris Dutton Veteran ACT Brumbies lock Ben Hand will use tonight's match against Wales to farewell Canberra after the toughest season of his career.

Union

Baby Brumbies earn respect despite loss

Chris Dutton The underdog ACT Brumbies continue to earn respect when you least expect it after the Super Rugby surprise packet almost secured one of the biggest upset wins in the club's history last night.

Brumbies earn respect in loss to Wales

1 Brumbies player, Tom Cox trys to tackle Wales player, Liam Williams.

Chris Dutton The underdog ACT Brumbies continue to earn respect when you least expect it after the Super Rugby surprise packet almost secured one of the biggest upset wins in the club’s history last night.

Brumbies fight to the bitter end

Robbie Coleman

Chris Dutton The underdog ACT Brumbies continue to earn respect when you least expect it after the Super Rugby surprise packet almost secured one of the biggest upset wins in the club’s history last night.

Union

Palmer to bid adieu to Brumbies

Dan Palmer.

Chris Dutton Dan Palmer will sacrifice his immediate ambitions to be a Wallabies prop to join French club Grenoble next year.

Rugby Union

Brumbies call on fans to help beat Reds

Sport.
Edward Murphy (4) from Isabella Plains has his face painted at the Brumbies meet the players day.
10 Feb 2013.
Photo: Rohan Thomson. The Canberra Times.

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Chris Dutton, David Polkinghorne Brumbies coach Jake White wants 20,000 fans at Canberra Stadium for a ‘‘fortress’’.

Rugby union

Kimlin leaves Brumbies to sign French deal

Chris Dutton Versatile ACT Brumbies big man Peter Kimlin will leave Australian rugby at the end of the Super Rugby season to test himself in Europe.

Rugby Union

Kimlin gives Brumbies the French kiss, but keeps Wallabies hopes alive

Sport
Brumbies player Peter Kimlin in action against the Reds at Canberra Stadium
The Canberra Times
16 February 2013
Photo Jay Cronan

Chris Dutton The opportunity for a new challenge after a decade at the ACT Brumbies convinced Peter Kimlin it was the right time to leave Australian rugby and sign a French deal for next season.

Kimlin's adieu to Brumbies

Kimlin

Chris Dutton THE opportunity for a new challenge after a decade at the ACT Brumbies convinced Peter Kimlin it was the right time to leave Australian rugby and sign a French deal for next season.

McCabe return confirmed in Brumbies line-up

Pat McCabe at training.

Chris Dutton The ACT Brumbies have made just two changes to their starting XV for their round-three clash against the Free State Cheetahs at Canberra Stadium on Saturday.

Union

Tomane will do whatever it takes to be a Cheetah beater

ACT Brumbies player Joseph Tomane pats a cheetah at the National Zoo and Aquarium ahead of their clash with the Free State Cheetahs this Saturday.

Chris Dutton NRL convert Joseph Tomane is preparing for a physical ambush from the Free State Cheetahs when he lines up against his first South African Super Rugby opponent at Canberra Stadium on Saturday.

Union

Off-field drama won't disrupt our preparation: Mowen

Chris Dutton The ACT Brumbies are adamant they will not be distracted by off-field speculation as they pursue a dream start to the Super Rugby season at Canberra Stadium tomorrow.

Union

Lack of game time forces Hand to look at European offers

Ben Hand

Chris Dutton ACT Brumbies lock Ben Hand is on the verge of finalising a European deal which will end his stint in Canberra at the completion of the Super Rugby season.

Union

Ben won't get a helping Hand

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Chris Dutton ACT lock Ben Hand is determined to kick start his Super Rugby season and force his way into the team after missing his first game since joining the Brumbies four years ago.