Dan Palmer

Dan Palmer

Dan Palmer plays prop for the ACT Brumbies.


Clyde Rathbone: contemplating my next move

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


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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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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McCabe faces battle to regain 'invincibility'

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 24:  Pat McCabe, Wycliff Palu and David Pocock of the Wallabies look on during an Australian Wallabies training session at Visy Park on June 24, 2013 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Scott Barbour/Getty Images)

Chris Dutton Former NRL hard man Gorden Tallis has warned Pat McCabe he faces the biggest challenge of his career to return from a neck injury and recapture the "invincibility" required to stay at the top.


Brumbies' rise just the start: Larkham

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Chris Dutton The Brumbies hope the club's biggest contingent in a Wallabies team in almost three years signals things to come.


A roaring success: series was well worth the wait

Roaring Success

Paul Cully The discussion after the third Test was moving so quickly that it was the identity of the next Wallabies coach that was the subject of conversation, rather than whether the current one would survive.

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Sio has Wallabies spot in sights

Scott Sio during Brumbies Training on Thursday Morning.
The Canberra Times
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Photo Jay Cronan

Chris Dutton An intense return to ACT Brumbies training has prop Scott Sio primed to push his case for Wallabies selection.


Mountain trudges reinforce White's belief his gifts are speed and agility

CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 07:  Nic White of the Brumbies comes off injured during the round 17 Super Rugby match between the Brumbies and the Rebels at Canberra Stadium on June 7, 2013 in Canberra, Australia.  (Photo by Stefan Postles/Getty Images)

Chris Dutton He's the pint-sized halfback who has been urged to bulk up, but Nic White is convinced speed and agility beats size.


Injured Palmer focuses on helping Brumbies' finals push

Sport.  ACT Brumbies player Dan Palmer waits to sign autographs during a visit with other players to John Paul College in Harrison.  5 July 2013 Canberra Times Photo by Jeffrey Chan.

Chris Dutton Injury ruined prop Dan Palmer's season but the ACT Brumbies front-rower is determined to play a role in the finals.

Inside the Brumbies' camp in South Africa

25th July 2013. Canberra Times photo taken by Chris Dutton.
Brumbies in Johannesburg South Africa.

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Chris Dutton We go behind the scenes to find out what life on tour with the Brumbies is really like.

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United Brumbies have eyes on prize

25th July 2013. Canberra Times photo taken by Chris Dutton.
Brumbies in Johannesburg South Africa.
Brumbies captain Ben Mowen after getting hit in game of bull rush


Chris Dutton The ACT Brumbies say their Super Rugby ''weapon'' is unity and it can propel them to championship success.

Brumbies reasserting dominance in Wallabies rugby squad

Brumbies pair selected for Wallabies

Chris Dutton The ACT Brumbies are reestablishing themselves as the most dominant Australian rugby team and have been rewarded for their Super Rugby success with 12 players picked in the Wallabies squad.

Live: ACT Brumbies v Pretoria Bulls

Live: ACT Brumbies v Pretoria Bulls

Chris Dutton The ACT Brumbies have travelled to South Africa to take on the Pretoria Bulls.

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Brumbies rope in Butler to beef up flanker stocks

SPORT. At Brumbies HQ, injured players, Josh Mann-Rea, left and Jordan Smiler, in the gym. November 20th. 2012  Photo Graham Tidy, The Canberra Times.

Chris Dutton The Brumbies have recruited rising star Jarrad Butler to be their back-up flanker for next year's season.


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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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.

Live: Brumbies v Force

Jesse Mogg

Lee Gaskin Catch all the action from Canberra Stadium as the Brumbies take on the Force in Super Rugby.

Brumbies v Crusaders

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Brumbies power prop recalled for Crusaders scrum battle

Sport;  Brumbies player Stan Palmer chats with Brumbies consultant coach Brian Smith at training at Brumbies HQ in Griffiths.  16 April 2013 Canberra Times photo by Jeffrey Chan.

Chris Dutton The ACT Brumbies have added power to their front-row in preparation for a scrum battle with the Canterbury Crusaders on Sunday, recalling prop Dan Palmer to the starting XV.


White set to stick with winning formula as momentum builds

SPORT: Brumbies player Pat McCabe in action during training at Portsea Oval, Duntroon, Canberra..  8th April 2013. Photo by MELISSA ADAMS of The Canberra Times..

Chris Dutton ACT Brumbies coach Jake White will back winning combinations for the rest of the season to ensure the side's momentum doesn't stall in the run to the play-offs.