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Chris Dutton

Chris Dutton is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.


Josh Mann-Rea's long wait finally over

Chris Dutton Brumbies 32-year-old rookie Josh Mann-Rea says he'll ''work my butt off'' to help the Brumbies chase a championship.

Rugby Union

Old but bold: happy hooker Mann-Rea joins Brumbies

Josh Mann-Rea

Chris Dutton He's launching his career at an age when most are preparing to finish, but Josh Mann-Rea is comfortable taking an unfamiliar path to his Super Rugby dream.

Rugby Union

New breed of Brumbies thrive on the road

NEWS/SPORT:  Brumbies players arrive at Canberra airport after their win in South Africa. Brumbies player Stephen Moore with his son Theodore . 29th JULY 2013.Photo by MELISSA ADAMS of The Canberra Times..

Chris Dutton The ACT Brumbies have no fear of winning the Super Rugby title on the road and will use their imposing away record as inspiration to claim the championship.


Mediocrity is not an option for fit Moore

Stephen Moore of the Wallabies charges forward during the Tri-Nations Bledisloe Cup match between the New Zealand All Blacks and the Australian Wallabies at Eden Park on August 6, 2011 in Auckland, New Zealand.

Chris Dutton The ACT Brumbies will refuse to accept mediocrity when the Super Rugby season begins and hooker Stephen Moore wants the team to deliver instant success tomorrow night.


Ashley-Cooper's ready for 'home-coming'

Chris Dutton The new generation ACT Brumbies are reaping the rewards of a pre-season ''overhaul'' and the changes Jake White has made needed to happen for the two-time champions to move into the future, Adam...


How a proud club fell into a seven-year glitch

Stirling Mortlock, skipper (L) of Australia's ACT Brumbies, reacts with Peter Kimlim (R) after their team lost to New Zealand's Waikato Chiefs during the Super 14 rugby match at Waikato Stadium in Hamilton, May 15, 2009. The Chiefs won the match 10-7.     REUTERS/Nigel Marple (NEW ZEALAND SPORT RUGBY)

Chris Dutton The Brumbies have endured seven years of pain since their Super Rugby triumph of 2004. Chris Dutton looks back over the last eight years at what went wrong.