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Chris Dutton

Chris Dutton is a sporters reporter at The Canberra Times.

Rugby Union

Brumbies, Waratahs left to count the cost of injuries after brutal encounter

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - MAY 18:  Drew Mitchell of the Waratahs is tackled during the round 14 Super Rugby match between the Waratahs and the Brumbies at ANZ Stadium on May 18, 2013 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

Chris Dutton INJURIES and a form slide have put the ACT Brumbies' play-off dream on the brink as they count the costs of a brutal Australian derby at ANZ Stadium on Saturday night.

Rugby Union

Derby leaves Wallabies with big headache

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - MAY 18:  George Smith of the Brumbies looks dejected as he leaves the field with a knee injury during the round 14 Super Rugby match between the Waratahs and the Brumbies at ANZ Stadium on May 18, 2013 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

Chris Dutton Wallabies great George Smith faces up to eight weeks on the sideline.

Rugby Union

Waratahs v Brumbies - what we learned

SPORT 18.5.12 SUPER RUGBY
Waratahs v Brumbies at ANZ Stadium
Waratahs Israel Folau in action
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Chris Dutton Five things we learned from the Waratahs' 28-22 win over the Brumbies.

Rugby

Wallabies count the cost of brutal derby

Tatafu Polota-Nau of the Waratahs and George Smith

Chris Dutton Wallabies great George Smith faces up to eight weeks on the sideline and the prospect of missing out on a historic second series against the British and Irish Lions after a nightmare trip to Sydney.

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Union

Hooper ruling delay means sleepless night for Brumbies

Brumbies player Michael Hooper.

Chris Dutton The ACT Brumbies are clinging to the hope Michael Hooper will be free to play the Queensland Reds after the outcome of his SANZAR judicial hearing was postponed until this morning.

Union

Eight Brumbies rewarded in Wallabies squad

CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 31:  Jesse Mogg of the Brumbies runs away to score a try during the round six Super Rugby match between the Brumbies and the Sharks at Canberra Stadium on March 31, 2012 in Canberra, Australia.  (Photo by Stefan Postles/Getty Images)

Chris Dutton The ACT Brumbies' resurgence has been rewarded with eight players being selected in the Wallabies squad for the mid-season Test matches against Wales and Scotland.

Union

From Wests to the Wallabies

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 From club rugby to the international stage, Jesse Mogg is still pinching himself after he capped a whirlwind eight months by becoming a bolter in the Wallabies squad last night.

Rugby

Gerrard tweets out at Burgess move

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Georgina Robinson, Chris Dutton THE mooted return of former Wallabies halfback Luke Burgess has ruffled feathers in the ranks, with a former Rebels player condemning Melbourne for contemplating the signing and the Brumbies...