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Chris Dutton

Chris Dutton is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

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NSW Waratahs into Super Rugby final after beating ACT Brumbies

Chris Dutton The NSW Waratahs beat the ACT Brumbies 26-8 in the Super Rugby semi-final in Sydney on Saturday night.

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Brumbies back arch rivals the Waratahs to win Super Rugby championship

Buried: Matt Toomua says the Waratahs have the strength to win the title.

Chris Dutton The Brumbies✓ have thrown their support behind the Waratahs to win their first Super Rugby title

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Brumbies adamant they can learn from mistakes after losing to NSW Waratahs

The Brumbies are determined to use the pain of finals defeat to drive them to a title win.

Chris Dutton The ACT Brumbies have vowed to use three heartbreaking years to make them a better team.

ACT Chief Minister Katy Gallagher backs Brumby Jack's bid to get on field after being banned by Waratahs

Brumby Jack has been relegated to the stands with the supporters this weekend.

Chris Dutton ACT Chief Minister Katy Gallagher has weighed into the Brumby Jack debate, calling on NSW Premier Mike Baird to step in to allow the ACT Brumbies mascot on to the field for a Super Rugby blockbuster...

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Super Rugby semi-final: Brumbies will be 'poking wrong bear' if they target Israel Folau, says Nic White

Israel Folau is unflappable, says Nic White.

Chris Dutton Test halfback Nic White says the ACT Brumbies will be "poking the wrong bear" if they attempt to unsettle Israel Folau.

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Size isn't everything - Robbie Coleman ready to prove the doubters wrong in ACT Brumbies semi-final against NSW Waratahs

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Chris Dutton ACT Brumbies winger Robbie Coleman is the only non Wallaby in a star back line, but the diminutive Queanbeyan speedster is unfazed at the challenge.

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Brumbies back under-rated Jarrad Butler to challenge NSW Waratahs captain Michael Hooper

Re-signing: Jarrad Butler will stay with the ACT Brumbies.

Chris Dutton He's perhaps the most underrated player in the biggest Australian derby in more than a decade, but the ACT Brumbies are adamant unheralded Jarrad Butler is ready to lock horns with Wallabies captain...

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Move home gives Tom McVerry another bite at rugby victory

Tom McVerry with wife Louise and 17-month-old Lucy.

Chris Dutton Louise McVerry was walking through a Japanese shopping centre when she collapsed.

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What we learned: NSW Waratahs v ACT Brumbies

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Chris Dutton All the talking points out of the Brumbies' semi-final clash against the NSW Waratahs at Allianz Stadium.

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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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NSW Waratahs ban ACT Brumbies mascot from Super Rugby semi-final

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Brumby Jack goes through some warm up during a lunch break on the horse's birthday.
The Canberra TImes
01 August 2013
Photo Jay Cronan

Chris Dutton Why the long face? ACT Brumbies mascot - Brumby Jack - has been forced to buy a ticket to the biggest Australian rugby derby in more than a decade after NSW officials banned him from the Allianz...

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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 warrior Pat McCabe wants to have big impact in Super Rugby finals debut

Brumbies veteran Pat McCabe can't wait for his first taste of Super Rugby finals.

Chris Dutton Brumbies warrior Pat McCabe is preparing for his first Super Rugby finals match.

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ACT Brumbies to play NSW Waratahs after beating Chiefs

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Chris Dutton The Brumbies advance to Super Rugby grand final qualifier after beating the Waikato Chiefs 32-30 in an eight-try epic.

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ACT Brumbies to play NSW Waratahs after beating Chiefs

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Chris Dutton The Brumbies advance to Super Rugby grand final qualifier after beating the Waikato Chiefs 32-30 in an eight-try epic.

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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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Dan McKellar confident he can fill Laurie Fisher's shoes at ACT Brumbies

Brumbies assistant coach Dan McKellar with Stephen Larkham and Laurie Fisher.

Chris Dutton ACT Brumbies assistant coach Dan McKellar says he's ready to take on more responsibility next season.

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ACT Brumbies in control of their own destiny and can lock in home final

Chris Dutton Brumbies in the mix for a home final, a nightmare international journey - or missing the finals altogether.

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Sudden death rugby will bring out the best in Brumbies: Ben Mowen

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Chris Dutton They haven't won a last-round match in eight years but the ACT Brumbies are not worried.

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Brumbies captain Ben Mowen wants to lift Super Rugby trophy before leaving Australia

Brumbies captain Ben Mowen with his daughter Eleanor. The Mowens are almost packed before their move to France.

Chris Dutton Ben Mowen has declared "near enough is it not good enough" as the Brumbies chase title glory.