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Chris Dutton

Chris Dutton is a sporters reporter at The Canberra Times.

Ewen McKenzie hails Wallabies' unconvincing win as character building

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".

Union

What we learned: ACT Brumbies vs Auckland Blues

Pat McCabe.

Chris Dutton and David Polkinghorne All the talking points from the Brumbies' clash against the Blues at Canberra Stadium.

Union

Pat McCabe launches case for Wallabies recall

Pat McCabe.

Chris Dutton ACT Brumbies warrior Pat McCabe is launching an undeniable case for a Wallabies recall, delivering another outstanding performance to lead his team to a vital Super Rugby win on Friday night.

Rugby Union

Brumbies centre Pat McCabe on the Wallabies radar, Laurie Fisher says

Pat McCabe scores one of his two tries against the Blues on Friday night,

Chris Dutton Comeback king Pat McCabe insists a Wallabies recall is the last thing on his mind, despite ACT Brumbies director of rugby Laurie Fisher declaring the hard-nosed centre "must be in Ewen McKenzie's...

Union

ACT Brumbies playmaker Matt Toomua on track to face Queensland Reds in Super Rugby clash

Matt Toomua.

Chris Dutton ACT playmaker Matt Toomua says the Brumbies need to hunt as a pack against the fired-up Queensland Reds and is confident he will recover from a knee injury in time to play on Friday night.

Union

Brumbies selection headache with Christian Lealiifano and Tevita Kuridrani back, Jarrad Butler in doubt

Tevita Kuridrani is set to return for the Brumbies this weekend, but will need to battle Andrew Smith for his spot.

Chris Dutton The ACT Brumbies will call on Canberra club rugby reinforcements to cover the potential loss of Jarrad Butler, but will resist the temptation to inject Christian Lealiifano straight into the Super...

Rugby Union

Waratahs out for revenge against Brumbies in Super Rugby clash

Michael Cheika.

Chris Dutton NSW Waratahs coach Michael Cheika has described his trip to Canberra last year as the ''lowlight'' of his debut campaign.

Rugby

Brumbies skipper Ben Mowen says he's no dobber

Ben Mowen.

Chris Dutton Ben Mowen has hit back at any suggestion he "dobbed" on his Wallabies teammates after a drinking session in Ireland last year.

Union

History of rivalry between ACT Brumbies and NSW Waratahs

The ACT Kookaburras celebrate their famous win over NSW in 1994.

Chris Dutton Wallabies great Joe Roff has urged the Brumbies to adopt a siege mentality for their grudge match against the Waratahs.

Union

Brumbies back in the saddle after near miss

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 12:  Ben Mowen of the Brumbies poses for photos during the Australian Super Rugby season launch at Horizons, South Maroubra beach on February 12, 2014 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Mark Nolan/Getty Images)

Chris Dutton Wallabies legends talk to Chris Dutton about the big questions facing the Brumbies in 2014.

Union

Pat McCabe makes a long-awaited return to Super Rugby with the Brumbies

Chris Dutton Luckless ACT Brumbies centre Pat McCabe says he has unfinished business in Super Rugby.

Union

Super Rugby: Scott Fardy warns Brumbies against relying on extra caps

CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 15: Scott Fardy of the Brumbies poses for a photo during a Super Rugby ACT Brumbies headshots session at the AIS on January 15, 2014 in Canberra, Australia. (Photo by Brett Hemmings/Getty Images)

Chris Dutton The ACT Brumbies have been warned not to rely on Wallabies experience to win games.

Union

Brumbies must fight against Reds, says Ben Mowen

Sport.  ACT Brumbies player Ben Mowen during the captain's run at Canberra Stadium.    21 February 2014. Canberra Times photo by Jeffrey Chan

Chris Dutton ACT Brumbies skipper Ben Mowen is preparing for a ''ferocious'' clash with the Queensland Reds.

Union

Richard Graham of Queensland Reds turns heat up on Brumbies coach Stephen Larkham in Super Rugby

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Brumbies coach, Stephen Larkham, speaks to media after training on Thursday morning.
Filed: Thursday, 21 November 2013 12:10:29 pm 
Photo by Rohan Thomson, The Canberra Times

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Chris Dutton Queensland Reds coach Richard Graham has turned up the heat on rival Stephen Larkham.

Union

Super Rugby backflips on deal to allow ACT Brumbies coach Stephen Larkham to act as waterboy

Stephen Larkham The Waterboy

Chris Dutton Super Rugby officials have backflipped on a decision to allow Brumbies coach Stephen Larkham to double as a waterboy.

Rugby Union

ACT Brumbies' Matt Toomua tackles doubts head on

Chris Dutton Matt Toomua admits just 12 months ago he was consumed by self-doubt and a fear he “wasn’t good enough” for Super Rugby.

Rugby Union

Laurie Fisher taking a direct approach with Brumbies

Chris Dutton He was once head coach of the Brumbies, now Laurie Fisher will take charge as director of rugby, alongside rookie head coach Stephen Larkham. Fisher details his plans with Chris Dutton.

Rugby Union

Brumbies playing their part to bring back Bill

Chris Dutton Wallabies prop Ben Alexander says the once unknown ACT Brumbies are ready to boost Australia’s World Cup bid.

Union

Matt Toomua ready for Quade Cooper battle

Matt Toomua and Quade Cooper

Chris Dutton ACT Brumbies playmaker says he's ready to cement his place in the Wallabies lineup.

Union

Speight ruled out for Wallabies until September

Henry Speight

Chris Dutton IRB rule ACT Brumbies winger Henry Speight ineligible to play for the Wallabies until September 11.