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Chris Dutton

Chris Dutton is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

Union

Henry Speight keen to challenge Nick Cummins for Wallabies spot

Chris Dutton Western Force winger Nick Cummins is known as the honey badger, but Brumbies flyer Henry Speight just wants to be a Wallaby.

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Brumbies winger Henry Speight included in Wallabies squad

Speight

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.

Sam Carter bolter as 10 Brumbies make Wallabies squad

Sam Carter, the bolter of 10 Brumbies named in Wallabies squad.

Chris Dutton ACT Brumbies lock Sam Carter is the surprise bolter in the Wallabies squad for the three Test series against France next month.

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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...

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Stephen Larkham backs Wallabies penalties to set tone

Sport.  New director of rugby Laurie Fisher and head coach Stephen Larkham 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 ACT Brumbies are backing Ewen McKenzie's tough stance on Wallabies discipline, and World Cup-winning fly-half Stephen Larkham says tough punishments will ''set the tone'' for the Test team...

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Pocock may ignore European tour to get fit for Super season

David Pocock

Chris Dutton Injured Wallabies flanker David Pocock will consider sitting out the spring tour to focus on being fit for the Super Rugby season and ensure he avoids an ongoing battle with his knee injury.

Super Rugby

ACT Brumbies v Western Force

LIVE Brumbies v Force.

Chris Dutton The Western Force host the ACT Brumbies in this Saturday night clash - the last of the regular season. Chris Dutton will be blogging all the action live from 9.45pm (AEST).

Rugby

McCalman wants O'Connor back at Force

James O'Connor

Chris Dutton A James O'Connor attitude transformation could pave the way for the wayward superstar to return to the Western Force next season, breakaway Ben McCalman says.

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Will Genia dropped, Ben Mowen to captain Wallabies

Genia

Chris Dutton The Wallabies have a new captain with Ben Mowen to lead the team into action against Argentina on Saturday night after Will Genia was dumped from the starting XV on Wednesday.

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Brumbies lose power but gain height for Force clash

Bew Mowen

Chris Dutton ACT Brumbies coach Jake White has put his faith in a tall and mobile back row after blockbusting No 8 Fotu Auelua was ruled out of the team's crucial clash with the Western Force on Saturday night.

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Brumbies skip clear to spoil Sharpe's party

PERTH, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 30:  Zack Holmes of the Brumbies celebrates scoring a try during the round 16 Super Rugby match between the Force and the Brumbies at NIB Stadium on June 30, 2012 in Perth, Australia.  (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)

Chris Dutton, in Perth The ACT Brumbies are in the box seat to break their finals hoodoo but they were forced into a nervous battle with a spirited Western Force side in Perth tonight.

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Force v Brumbies in 60 seconds

PERTH, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 30:  Ben Mowen of the Brumbies passes during the round 16 Super Rugby match between the Force and the Brumbies at NIB Stadium on June 30, 2012 in Perth, Australia.  (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)

Chris Dutton Time-strapped? Chris Dutton breaks down the Brumbies' crucial 28-17 win over the Force in 60 seconds.

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Brumbies survive show of Force

PERTH, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 30:  Zack Holmes of the Brumbies celebrates scoring a try during the round 16 Super Rugby match between the Force and the Brumbies at NIB Stadium on June 30, 2012 in Perth, Australia.  (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)

Chris Dutton, in Perth The ACT Brumbies are perfectly positioned to break a Super Rugby finals hoodoo but they had to survive a major scare and a second-half fade to keep their buffer in the Australian conference race.

Rugby

Brumbies force finals issue

PERTH, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 30:  Jesse Mogg of the Brumbies scores a try during the round 16 Super Rugby match between the Force and the Brumbies at NIB Stadium on June 30, 2012 in Perth, Australia.  (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)

Chris Dutton THE ACT Brumbies are perfectly positioned to break a Super Rugby finals hoodoo, but they had to survive a big scare and a second-half fade to keep their buffer in the Australian conference race.