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Chris Dutton

Chris Dutton is a sporters reporter at The Canberra Times.

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Former Wallaby forward Peter Kimlin eyes a return to ACT Brumbies

Ben Mowen and Peter Kimlin

Chris Dutton Peter Kimlin looms as surprise potential recruit to replace ACT Brumbies captain Ben Mowen next year.

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What we learned: Brumbies v Hurricanes

CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA - MAY 31:  Peter Kimlin of the Brumbies celebrates after scoring a try during the round 16 Super Rugby match between the Brumbies and the Hurricanes at Canberra Stadium on May 31, 2013 in Canberra, Australia.  (Photo by Stefan Postles/Getty Images)

Chris Dutton The Brumbies are not in top form, but they’re showing fighting qualities which could lift them to a Super Rugby title.

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White relaxed about finding captain

CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA - MAY 31:  Ben Mowen of the Brumbies is tackled during the round 16 Super Rugby match between the Brumbies and the Hurricanes at Canberra Stadium on May 31, 2013 in Canberra, Australia.  (Photo by Stefan Postles/Getty Images)

Chris Dutton Brumbies face leadership vacuum in one of the club's most important matches of the past decade.

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White not thinking about Wallabies

CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA - MAY 31:  Nic White of the Brumbies kicks the ball during the round 16 Super Rugby match between the Brumbies and the Hurricanes at Canberra Stadium on May 31, 2013 in Canberra, Australia.  (Photo by Stefan Postles/Getty Images)

Chris Dutton Scrumhalf Nic White says he remains focused on leading the ACT Brumbies to the Super Rugby finals.

Brumbies need to find killer edge: Gregan

Sport;  Brumbies consultant coach George Gregan at training at Brumbies HQ in Griffiths.  16 April 2013 Canberra Times photo by Jeffrey Chan.

Chris Dutton Two-time Super Rugby championship-winner George Gregan wants the ACT Brumbies to add a killer edge to their game as they close in on a drought-breaking finals appearance.

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What we learned: Brumbies v Rebels

Sport. Brumbies V Rebels at Canberra Stadium. Peter Kimlin under pressure.. June 7th 2013 Photograph by Graham Tidy The Canberra Times.

Chris Dutton All the talking points from the round 17 clash at Canberra Stadium.

Union

Doubtful duo join pre-Test line-up

BRUMBIES: Scott Sio during Brumbies training, Canberra. 01st April 2013. Photo by KATHERINE GRIFFITHS of The Canberra Times.

Chris Dutton Peter Kimlin and Scott Sio are on the verge of the biggest moment of their respective careers.

Union

Brumbies plan finals warm-up

Sport. Brumbies V Rebels at Canberra Stadium. Peter Kimlin under pressure.. June 7th 2013 Photograph by Graham Tidy The Canberra Times.

Chris Dutton The ACT Brumbies will attempt to ignite their championship bid by taking on the Melbourne Rebels before the season resumes.

Union

Raines eager to cap week to remember

Peter Raines  of wests in action in the 1st grade rugby union game against Tuggeranong at Jamieson Oval on Saturday.

Chris Dutton Journeyman scrumhalf Peter Raines hopes to end the biggest week of his life with a victory.

Union

Forgotten Brumby ready to roar

Brumbies player Andrew Smith.

Chris Dutton Andrew Smith hopes to use the historic clash with the Lions to launch his bid for a place in the Super Rugby finals.

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Mogg fired up to perform on big stage

27th MAY 2012- SPORT- STORY CHRIS DUTTON - THE CANBERRA TIMES- PHOTO BY MELISSA ADAMS.
Brumbies player, Jesse Mogg at the Narrabundah driving range.

Chris Dutton ACT Brumbies fullback Jesse Mogg wants to use Lions clash to prove he's ready for Test rugby.

What we learned

NEWS/SPORT: Brumbies v  British and Irish Lions at Canberra Stadium. Brumbies player Clyde Rathbone  is tackled by Lions players Christian Wade and Rob Kearney .18th June 2013.Photo by MELISSA ADAMS of The Canberra Times..

Chris Dutton What were the talking points from Tuesday night's historic Brumbies win over the British and Irish Lions at Canberra Stadium?

Union

Kimlin defied pain barrier

News/Sport/Online. The Brumbies return home from the Super 15 Grand Final in NZ, arriving at the Canberra Airport. Peter Kimlin collects his bags. August 5th 2013 Canberra Times photograph by Graham Tidy

Chris Dutton ACT Brumbies forward Peter Kimlin refused to get scans on his broken thumb before the Super Rugby final.

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Next step is evolution into Super men

Sport.  ACT Brumbies player Nic White during training at Brumbies HQ.  19 July 2013 Canberra Times Photo by Jeffrey Chan

Chris Dutton The Brumbies have been told to take their game to the next level, writes Chris Dutton.

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Brumbies feel pain of loss and neglect

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Chris Dutton The Brumbies have regained respect on the field, but they're fighting to earn recognition off it.

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History made but job's not done: White

CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 18:  Brumbies players celebrate victory in the International tour match between the ACT Brumbies and the British & Irish Lions at Canberra Stadium on June 18, 2013 in Canberra, Australia.  (Photo by Mark Metcalfe/Getty Images)

Chris Dutton The ACT Brumbies have slammed suggestions they faced an undermanned British and Irish Lions squad.

Brumbies enforcer Auelua returns to starting XV

Brumbies Fotu Auelua returns to the No.8 jersey.

Chris Dutton ACT Brumbies enforcer Fotu Auelua will cap off one of the biggest weeks of his career when he returns to the starting XV for the blockbuster clash with the Queensland Reds on Saturday night.

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Brumbies halfback to join Force

Ian Prior during training at Brumbies HQ, Griffith.

Chris Dutton He's been part of a Queensland Reds championship and an ACT Brumbies revival, but scrumhalf Ian Prior says it's time to test himself as a leader at the Western Force and hopes he can take a winning...

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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.

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Palmer ruled out of Tahs clash

Dan Palmer.

Chris Dutton ACT Brumbies prop Dan Palmer will miss out on a last chance to impress Wallabies coach Robbie Deans.