Dan Palmer

Dan Palmer

Dan Palmer plays prop for the ACT Brumbies.

Union

Canberra Vikings call on former Wallabies prop Dan Palmer for scrum expertise

Brumbies player Fotu Auelua will be named captain of the Canberra Vikings.

Chris Dutton Canberra Vikings captain Fotu Auelua and coach Dan McKellar have called for unity in the capital's rugby ranks.

Union

ACT Brumbies to tap New York Giants and Eli Manning for secrets to Super Rugby success

Chris Dutton The ACT Brumbies hope to learn the winning secrets of four-time Super Bowl champions the New York Giants as they seek to break an 11-year Super Rugby title drought.

Union

Brumbies rule out chasing 'Tongan Thor' and sign Queanbeyan removalist Les Makin

Les Makin has signed with the Brumbies for the 2015 Super Rugby season.

Chris Dutton ACT Brumbies banking on Les Makin, a Queanbeyan removalist, to be their star of the future.

Union

ACT Brumbies sign Peter Ryan as assistant coach for Super Rugby season

Peter Ryan

Chris Dutton Cross-code pioneer Peter Ryan will join the ACT Brumbies' coaching staff for the 2015 Super Rugby season.

Union

Dan McKellar becomes Brumbies forwards coach in Stephen Larkham's team

Dan McKellar oversees Brumbies training earlier this year.

Chris Dutton ACT Brumbies coach Stephen Larkham has called on his senior back line players to take more responsibility next year, putting faith in established stars to help devise strategies to achieve Super...

Union

George Smith warns Brumbies not to use France as a cash grab

Heads up: George Smith has warned players not to sign rich French deals too early in their careers.

Chris Dutton Australian Wallabies great George Smith has warned players will regret signing rich French deals if their only motivation is to "cash in", declaring a Test jersey is still the No 1 prize in rugby...

Rugby

Clyde Rathbone: contemplating my next move

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Clyde Rathbone As I approach the end of my rugby career, I’ve been thinking a lot about ego and how it shapes decisions.

Wallabies need a rest on long road to World Cup, says Elsom

Rocky Elsom

Rupert Guinness Rocky Elsom believes the ARU should allow players who have accrued the most Test time this year to miss the spring tour and spend the off-season training at home to help them strengthen for the next...

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Rugby

Tevita Kuridrani ban hard to understand

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Georgina Robinson This is not another "Irrational Rugby Board" whinge. Promise. But it is a look at the facts around Tevita Kuridrani's five-week ban.

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Rugby

Scotland a test of character for everyone: Ewen McKenzie

Ewen McKenzie

Georgina Robinson The Wallabies are facing one of their "greatest challenges" against Scotland this weekend after losing eight of their top squad in a horror week of controversy and injuries.

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Rugby

McKenzie's Wallabies wish list

Ewen McKenzie.

Phil Lutton and Paul Cully Ewen McKenzie has named his first Wallabies training squad - now the tough work begins. Phil Lutton and Paul Cully look at five things on the coach's wish list.

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TIGHT FIVE

Timani's cameo shows McKenzie size matters

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Paul Cully There are question marks about the big second-rower's all-round game, but his urgency and sheer size from the bench on Saturday night gave the Wallabies something they have been lacking in the...

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Union

Next step is evolution into Super men

Sport.  ACT Brumbies player Nic White during training at Brumbies HQ.  19 July 2013 Canberra Times Photo by Jeffrey Chan

Chris Dutton The Brumbies have been told to take their game to the next level, writes Chris Dutton.

Union

What we learned: Bulls v Brumbies

PRETORIA, SOUTH AFRICA - JULY 27:  Brumbies players and coaching staff celebrate during the SupeRugby semi final match between Vodacom Bulls and Brumbies at Loftus Versfeld Stadium on July 27, 2013 in Pretoria, South Africa. (Photo by Lee Warren/Gallo Images/Getty Images)

Chris Dutton Five things we learned from the Brumbies' gutsy win against the Bulls.

Union

Kimlin has World Cup on mind

HAMILTON, NEW ZEALAND - AUGUST 03:  Peter Kimlin of the Brumbies reflects after their loss during a Super Rugby Final match between the Chiefs and the Brumbies at Waikato Stadium on August 3, 2013 in Hamilton, New Zealand.  (Photo by Sandra Mu/Getty Images)

Chris Dutton Departing ACT Brumbies forward Peter Kimlin hopes to return to Australia to chase a spot in the 2015 World Cup squad.

Rugby Union

Lomax's son a big hit for rivals

29th September 2012, Story by Lee Gaskin, Canberra Times Photograph by, Colleen Petch,  Tyrel Lomax son of Canberra Raiders premiership winning forward John Lomax will represent the ACT under 16's rugby union team.

Lee Gaskin New Zealand rugby league international John Lomax's son Tyrel Lomax is quickly making his name in the rival code.

Deans's Third XV faces a monumental battle but with a live chance to triumph against the odds

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Spiro Zavos HOW about this line-up for a Wallabies side to play the Pumas at Rosario?

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Rugby

Murphy holds out hope for IRB approval

SPORT: Brumbies players Ruaidhri Murphy during training at Brumbies HQ, Griffith, Canberra
15th November 2012
Photo by MELISSA ADAMS of The Canberra Times.

Chris Dutton ACT Brumbies prop Ruaidhri Murphy is refusing to give up hope of being eligible to play for the Wallabies and hopes the International Rugby Board will finally grant his wish by the end of the year.

Rugby Union

Wallabies spot drives Auelua

Brumbies player Fotu Auelua

Chris Dutton Brumbies forward Fotu Auelua is keen to have an impact with the Wallabies.

Union

Palmer back with the pack after interest from French

SPORT: Brumbies player front -Dan Palmer pushes past Ian Prior during training at Brumbies HQ, Griffith, Canberra
15th November 2012
Photo by MELISSA ADAMS of The Canberra Times.

Lee Gaskin ACT Brumbies prop Dan Palmer could be bidding bon voyage to Australian rugby as the fringe Wallaby weighs up an overseas move at the end of the season.