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Chris Dutton

Chris Dutton is a sporters reporter at The Canberra Times.

Union

George Gregan to be inducted into IRB Hall of Fame

Chris Dutton ACT Brumbies great George Gregan will be inducted into the International Rugby Board Hall of Fame next month.

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

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

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

Brumbies unveil their new regime

Sport.  New head coach Stephen Larkham and director of rugby Laurie Fisher at the ACT Brumbies following the official announcement of the coaching structure of the team in Manuka.   1 November 2013. Canberra Times photo by Jeffrey Chan.

Chris Dutton The new ACT Brumbies' coaching combination will back skipper Ben Mowen to lead the club next season.

Union

Morgan hopes rugby tour is just the start

Sport.  St Edmund's College rugby captain Keith Morgan is about to leave for the Australian Schoolboys Tour of the UK and Ireland.  He is proud of his indigenous heritage and hopes to break into the Brumbies squad.   6 November 2013. Canberra Times photo by Jeffrey Chan.

Chris Dutton St Edmund's College star Keith Morgan is banking on the Australian Schoolboys tour of Europe to launch his Super Rugby dreams.

Union

Brumbies in bid to keep players

Stephen Larkham.

Chris Dutton The ACT Brumbies face the challenge of retaining at least five Wallabies players in the coming weeks.

Union

Five key questions for Brumbies fans after Ben Mowen's decision

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Chris Dutton The questions Brumbies fans want answered after Ben Mowen's shock decision.

Rugby Union

White takes the captaincy reins

Brumbies player Nic White during training.
04 March 2013
The Canberra Times
Photo Jay Cronan

Chris Dutton Second-year scrumhalf Nic White will be thrown into the leadership deep end when he takes the ACT Brumbies' captaincy reins on Friday night.

Union

Rathbone has faith in young Brumbies

Chris Dutton Clyde Rathbone, has declared he wants to finish his comeback season with ''the Super Rugby trophy in my hands''.

Title or bust for old stager Rathbone

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Chris Dutton The last remaining link to the ACT Brumbies' championship era, Clyde Rathbone, has declared he wants to finish his comeback season with ''the Super Rugby trophy in my hands''.

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Union

Smith puts his hand up for Test selection

George Smith.

Chris Dutton But ACT Brumbies flanker says he needs to do more on the field to bolster his case for a Test comeback.

Rugby

Brumbies blitz Force

Brumbies player Joe Tomane.

Chris Dutton THE ACT Brumbies' golden days are alive again and the new generation stamped themselves as a genuine Super Rugby contender .

Union

Statue tribute to Smith back on the table

Sport: Tuesday afternoon Brumbies training session at Griffith Oval. Brumbies player George Smith. 30th April 2013. Canberra Times Photograph by Katherine Griffiths

Chris Dutton The ACT government has revealed it will consider immortalising Brumbies flanker George Smith with a statue.

Rugby

George Smith ready to set Brumbies record

George Smith.

Chris Dutton ACT Brumbies flanker George Smith will continue playing while he feels like he can compete against the best in the world and is in negotiations to extend his stay at Suntory in Japan until at least...

Rugby Union

Brumbies won't rush Fagan future

16 October 2012. Chris Dutton Story.  Sport. Canberra Times photo by Rohan Thomson. Brumbies Chief Executive Andrew Fagan, speaks at the announcement of a proposed new Brumbies' site at the University of Canberra. 


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Chris Dutton Brumbies chairman Sean Hammond says the board will not rush into a decision on the future of chief executive Andrew Fagan.

Rugby Union

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.

Union

Career is measured in titles for Smith

Sport: Friday morning Brumbies Training at Griffith Oval. Player George Smith. 3rd of May 2013. Canberra Times Photograph by Katherine Griffiths

Chris Dutton George Smith enhances his ACT Brumbies legend on Sunday, but the 32-year-old wants to leave Australia with a legacy.

When pride is on the Lions ...

Ben Mowen.

Chris Dutton ACT Brumbies skipper Ben Mowen says the enormity of the Wallabies' task against the British and Irish Lions will whack them in the face in Brisbane on Saturday night.

Rugby

Brumbies look to class of '04 for inspiration

Super 12 Final at Canberra Stadium,Canberra ACT.   Brumbies V Crusaders.   Image shows Brumbies Jeremy Paul lifts the trophy.   Fairfax.  22 May 2004.   Photo by SIMON ALEKNA.

Chris Dutton They pulled on the retro ''heavy, cotton jerseys of a playing strip revolution'' to relive their championship memories and those last links to the Brumbies' golden era are determined to deliver...