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Chris Dutton is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

Sam Carter bolter as 10 Brumbies make 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.

Union

Is Stephen Moore the next Wallabies captain?

Stephen Moore would be a

Chris Dutton, David Polkinghorne World Cup-winning captains, coaches and players have backed Stephen Moore as the man to lead the Wallabies into the future, Nick Farr-Jones declaring the ACT Brumbies hooker would be a "safe pair of...

Union

What we learned: ACT Brumbies v Melbourne Rebels

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Chris Dutton The Brumbies looked a completely different team to the one that struggled on its two-game tour of South Africa.

Union

ACT Brumbies trounce Melbourne Rebels 37-10 to keep Super Rugby finals hopes alive

Matt Toomua scores for the Brumbies in Saturday night's win over the Melbourne Rebels.

Chris Dutton The ACT Brumbies remain alive in the Super Rugby finals race after trouncing the Melbourne Rebels.

Rugby Union

McCabe earns Wallabies recall

Chris Dutton Pat McCabe’s 30 minute stint in Canberra’s first grade rugby union grand final has earned him an international recall with the ACT Brumbies centre selected in the Wallabies side to play on Saturday...

Union

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.

Union

Wallabies' cycle of injury not on: Jones

SPORT -   Brumbies player David Pocock during a training session at  Brumbies HQ Grffith ,  Canberra.
30th October 2012
Photo : Colleen Petch

Chris Dutton Former Test coach Eddie Jones has called for the end of a ''vicious cycle'' running stars into the ground and has urged the Wallabies to protect players like David Pocock by developing a ''yearly...

Rugby Union

Brumbies v Rebels in 60 seconds

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 22:  The Brumbies celebrate after Jesse Mogg scored the first try of the match during the round two Super Rugby match between the Rebels and the Brumbies at AAMI Park on February 22, 2013 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Scott Barbour/Getty Images)

Chris Dutton What we learned from the match between the ACT Brumbies and Melbourne Rebels.

Union

Folau no sure thing but gets majority vote

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 31:  Israel Folau of the Waratahs runs the ball during the round seven Super Rugby match between the Waratahs and the Force at Allianz Stadium on March 31, 2013 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)

Chris Dutton Three of the past five Wallabies World Cup coaches are adamant Israel Folau is the man to play fullback against the Lions.

Union

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.

Union

Brumbies crash back to reality

BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 06:  Ben Mowen of the Brumbies passes the ball during the round seven Super Rugby match between the Reds and the Brumbies at Suncorp Stadium on April 6, 2012 in Brisbane, Australia.  (Photo by Bradley Kanaris/Getty Images)

Chris Dutton An abysmal error rate and a ''soft'' second half brought the ACT Brumbies crashing back to reality as they produced their worst performance of the Super Rugby season last night.

Were the Brumbies robbed on Friday?

Higginbotham's try.

Chris Dutton THE ACT Brumbies can officially feel robbed after a woeful television match official blunder dashed their hopes of victory against the Queensland Reds.

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.