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Chris Dutton

Chris Dutton is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

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Clyde Rathbone won't get caught in romance of a French farewell

Chris Dutton ACT Brumbies veteran Clyde Rathbone will end his Australian rugby career this year and is leaning towards his second retirement.

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Clyde Rathbone ready for ACT Brumbies comeback against Melbourne Rebels

Clyde Rathbone has been called up to join the Brumbies on their finals tightrope and will play his first game of the season when they take on the Melbourne Rebels at Canberra Stadium on Saturday night.

Chris Dutton Brumbies veteran Clyde Rathbone will approach his Super Rugby comeback as the last game of his career.

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ACT Brumbies' Clyde Rathbone on standby for Western Force Super Rugby match

Chris Dutton Clyde Rathbone could be thrust into a surprise Super Rugby appearance in Perth due to injury.

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Clyde Rathbone ready for Super Rugby return, despite Easts' loss to Eagles

Easts player Matt Giugni puts down the ball.

Chris Dutton Veteran ACT Brumbies winger Clyde Rathbone insists he is ready for a Super Rugby recall.

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Clyde Rathbone salutes a saviour as rugby joins Nelson Mandela tributes

Clyde Rathbone.

Chris Dutton ACT Brumbies veteran Clyde Rathbone has paid tribute to Nelson Mandela.

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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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Christian Lealiifano and Tevita Kuridrani key to Brumbies attack, says Henry Speight

Tevita Kuridrani of the Brumbies runs the ball during the round 19 Super Rugby match between the Brumbies and the Force at Canberra Stadium.

Chris Dutton Henry Speight hopes the Brumbies' back line can deliver more fireworks at Canberra Stadium on Saturday.

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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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Laurie Fisher says Brumbies are ''good enough" to win Super Rugby championship

Brumbies coach Laurie Fisher is leaving the club at the end of the current Super Rugby season.

Chris Dutton Departing ACT Brumbies coach says the players "know we're good enough" to win the Super Rugby championship.

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ACT Brumbies put sentiment aside to focus on championship bid

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Chris Dutton Stephen Larkham is adamant Brumbies players will put sentiment aside to focus on their run to the title.

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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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No room for complacency, warns Brumbies warrior Pat McCabe

McCabe has finals in his sights.

Chris Dutton Injured ACT Brumbies warrior Pat McCabe has warned the team not to rely on a host of returning stars to lift it into the Super Rugby finals as the players prepare for one last chance to secure back...

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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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ACT Brumbies laugh off NSW Waratahs' claim to be underdogs for Super Rugby clash

Ben Mowen says the Brumbies are ready for a dogfight against the Waratahs.

Chris Dutton The Brumbies have lost another player to injury as Andrew Smith is sidelined, but captain Ben Mowen is adamant his side won't give in.

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Wests unleash 250kg bash brothers Fotu Auelua and Uelese Uelese

Ready to rumble: Fotu Auelua and Uelesi Uelesi

Chris Dutton It's the back-row combination which will give Canberra club rugby players nightmares.

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Christian Lealiifano re-signs with Brumbies as they beat former boss Jake White

CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA - MAY 10:  Christian Lealiifano of the Brumbies is tackled during the round 13 Super Rugby match between the Brumbies and the Sharks at Canberra Stadium on May 10, 2014 in Canberra, Australia.  (Photo by Stefan Postles/Getty Images)

Chris Dutton The ACT Brumbies have pulled off a massive signing coup to add the cream on top to beating former coach Jake White, signing star centre Christian Lealiifano for the next two years.

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Josh Mann-Rea ready to step up as ACT Brumbies hooker

Josh Mann-Rea, front, trains with Brumbies hooker Stephen Moore.

Chris Dutton Josh Mann-Rea is a 33-year-old rookie who almost quit rugby last year.

Pretoria Bulls v ACT Brumbies

CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 25: Nic White of the Brumbies is tackled during the round 11 Super Rugby match between the Brumbies and the Chiefs at Canberra Stadium on April 25, 2014 in Canberra, Australia.  (Photo by Mark Nolan/Getty Images)

Chris Dutton Join Chris Dutton from 3.10am Saturday (AEST), as the Bulls host the Brumbies in Pretoria.

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Pat McCabe ready to add energy for ACT Brumbies in Super Rugby as he launches his Wallabies bid

Pat McCabe at training on Friday. He says his versatility is an asset, not a hinderance.

Chris Dutton ACT Brumbies star Pat McCabe is confident his versatility won't hinder his Wallabies bid as he launches a last-minute case for a Test recall on Saturday night.

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ACT Brumbies ring in changes for Super Rugby clash with Melbourne Rebels

Brumbies utility Pat McCabe is back in the Wallabies squad after twice breaking his neck.

Chris Dutton The Brumbies are banking on an injection of new blood to reinvigorate their Super Rugby finals hopes.