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Chris Dutton

Chris Dutton is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

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Brumbies winger Henry Speight included in Wallabies squad

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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Sam Carter to make Wallabies debut as Ewen McKenzie dumps James Horwill and Will Genia

GOLD COAST, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 01:  Sam Carter poses during an Australian Wallabies portrait session at Sanctuary Cove on June 1, 2014 in Gold Coast, Australia.  (Photo by Chris Hyde/Getty Images)

Chris Dutton He's the "piano pusher" with mongrel attitude born from his dad David's Wallabies footsteps, but Sam Carter is unfazed by his Test debut challenge and the fact he usurped a former Australian captain...

Ewen McKenzie hails Wallabies' unconvincing win as character building

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Chris Dutton The Wallabies hope their narrow victory against Argentina can "propel" them to better results, with coach Ewen McKenzie warning "confidence can be dangerous".

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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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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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Henry Speight uses Wallabies camp as motivation for his Test dream

Riding high: Henry Speight plays against Western Force.

Chris Dutton Brumbies winger Henry Speight is using a brief taste of his Wallabies dream to fuel the fire for his hopes of making his Test debut and helping the ACT to the Super Rugby title.

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Injured Wallabies captain Stephen Moore turns pain into positive

Gutted: Stephen Moore leaves the field on Saturday with a crippling knee injury.

Chris Dutton Wallabies captain Stephen Moore will use the impending birth of his second child and next year's World Cup campaign to offset the devastation of a season-ending knee injury.

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Test injuries to Stephen Moore and Sam Carter turn into Brumbies' pain

Injured Wallabies skipper Stephen Moore has been ruled out for the rest of the season, testing the ACT Brumbies' depth.

Chris Dutton The Brumbies say Stephen Moore is irreplaceable, but director of rugby Laurie Fisher says the club will fight to save its Super Rugby title ambitions despite a cruel double injury blow in the...

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Jake White says decision to quit Brumbies has been vindicated

Jake White is back in Australia before the Sharks clash with his former club, the Brumbies.

Chris Dutton Former ACT Brumbies coach Jake White has no regrets about quitting the last two years of his Super Rugby contract.

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

Clyde Rathbone is set to retire from Super Rugby for a second time at the end of this season.

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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ACT Brumbies beat Waikato Chiefs to fire warning shot to Super Rugby rivals

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Chris Dutton The ACT Brumbies blitzed the two-time defending champions Waikato Chiefs 41-23 on Friday night.

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I owe everything to Jake White: ACT Brumbies captain Ben Mowen

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Chris Dutton Former ACT Brumbies coach Jake White's departure was met with "confrontation, acceptance and friendship" as the players questioned his decision to quit halfway through a four-year contract.

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Jake White expects mixed reaction, wants to explain decision to quit Brumbies

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Chris Dutton Former ACT Brumbies coach Jake White expects mixed reactions from players when he returns to Canberra, saying his only regret about quitting halfway through his four-year contract was that he did not...

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Ben Mowen tells Wallabies to pick and stick with captain

Ben Mowen, who took over as Wallabies captain last year, is moving to France.

Chris Dutton Pick and stick - that’s incumbent Wallabies captain Ben Mowen’s philosophy for his Test replacement.

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How Springboks legend Victor Matfield nearly signed for the ACT Brumbies

Victor Matfield almost played for the Brumbies.

Chris Dutton Springboks legend Victor Matfield has revealed he nearly signed for the Brumbies.

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Matt Toomua the man to replace Quade Cooper in Wallabies: Stephen Larkham

Matt Toomua is poised to take over from Wallabies five-eighth Quade Cooper.

Chris Dutton Stephen Larkham is adamant the Brumbies' backline can deliver Wallabies success if they are kept together, anointing Matt Toomua as the "man for the job" as the Test five-eighth.

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Henry Speight targets Wallabies dream after re-signing with ACT Brumbies

Henry Speight will sign a new two-year deal with the Brumbies on Wednesday.

Chris Dutton Fijian winger Henry Speight is targeting a Wallabies World Cup dream after turning down overseas opportunities to re-sign with the Brumbies.

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Stephen Moore unmoved by Wallabies' captain debate, urges Brumbies to use finals desperation against Bulls

Contender: Stephen Moore is focused on the Brumbies' Super Rugby campaign and not the Wallabies.

Chris Dutton Australian Wallabies and ACT Brumbies correct hooker Stephen Moore is unfazed by the Test captaincy debate and will instead channel his energy into Super Rugby finals "desperation".

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Matt Toomua focused on Brumbies, not replacing Quade Cooper in Wallabies

Matt Toomua is focused on the Brumbies, not the Wallabies.

Chris Dutton ACT Brumbies flyhalf Matt Toomua is refusing to get caught up in Wallabies distractions this week.

Sam Carter Wallabies bolter as 11 Brumbies make Australian squad

Chris Dutton Eleven ACT Brumbies players have been selected for the Australian Wallabies, but there was no place for fullback Jesse Mogg, in-form playmaker Matt Toomua isn't being considered as a flyhalf and...