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Chris Dutton is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

Union

Brumbies back under-rated Jarrad Butler to challenge NSW Waratahs captain Michael Hooper

Chris Dutton He's perhaps the most underrated player in the biggest Australian derby in more than a decade, but the ACT Brumbies are adamant unheralded Jarrad Butler is ready to lock horns with Wallabies captain...

Union

Size isn't everything - Robbie Coleman ready to prove the doubters wrong in ACT Brumbies semi-final against NSW Waratahs

Chris Dutton ACT Brumbies winger Robbie Coleman is the only non Wallaby in a star back line, but the diminutive Queanbeyan speedster is unfazed at the challenge.

Union

ACT Brumbies sign Stephen Larkham as coach for next three years, but lose Laurie Fisher to Gloucester

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Chris Dutton The ACT Brumbies are poised to put their faith in Wallabies great Stephen Larkham as the club's coach for the future by upgrading his contract and responsibilities for the next three years.

Union

Brumbies coach Stephen Larkham re-signs and has plan for sustained Super Rugby success

Stephen Larkham signed a three-year deal on Sunday which will see him take charge of the Brumbies under a traditional coaching model when director of rugby Laurie Fisher departs to Europe at the end of the Super Rugby season.

Chris Dutton Stephen Larkham will work with Joe Roff and Stephen Moore to design a high-performance program for the Brumbies.

Union

ACT Brumbies coach Stephen Larkham backs players to choose Wallabies over European cash

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Chris Dutton ACT Brumbies coach Stephen Larkham believes Australian players still view the World Cup as rugby’s holy grail and is confident the club’s re-signing blitz is proof stars will resist...

Union

Matt Toomua the man to replace Quade Cooper in Wallabies: Stephen Larkham

Matt Toomua is poised to take over from Wallabies five-eighth Quade Cooper.

Chris Dutton Stephen Larkham is adamant the Brumbies' backline can deliver Wallabies success if they are kept together, anointing Matt Toomua as the "man for the job" as the Test five-eighth.

Rugby

Stephen Larkham says Israel Folau will be big factor in Brumbies game plan

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 01:  Israel Folau of the Waratahs beats the defence to score a try during the round three Super Rugby match between the Waratahs and the Reds at ANZ Stadium on March 1, 2014 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Joosep Martinson/Getty Images)

Chris Dutton THE Brumbies are preparing a defensive plan to shut down Israel Folau, but coach Stephen Larkham says his team needs to be more ruthless in attack if it wants to beat the Waratahs.

Stephen Larkham defiant in face of injuries

Brumbies winger Henry Speight receives attention after hurting his jaw during the victory over the Waratahs.

Chris Dutton Hanry Speight and Leon Power joined the Brumbies' star-studded war room after their fighting win over the Waratahs.

Union

Stephen Larkham says ACT Brumbies' penalties are part of the plan

The Brumbies were a force at the breakdown against the Waratahs, but conceded plenty of penalties.

Chris Dutton The ACT Brumbies will persist with their helter skelter breakdown mentality.

Union

Brumbies coach Stephen Larkham wants attacking laws in NRC

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Chris Dutton Brumbies coach Stephen Larkham backs new experimental laws to promote try-scoring rugby in the NRC.

Union

Benji Marshall could have been a rugby star: Stephen Larkham

Benji Marshall's experiment with the 15-man code has lasted only six months.

Chris Dutton Wallabies great Stephen Larkham says Benji Marhsall could have been a Super Rugby star, insisting the code-swapping playmaker "just needed time" to transfer his talent to rugby union.

Union

Brumbies coach Stephen Larkham gets gig as waterboy

Stephen Larkham The Waterboy

Chris Dutton Brumbies mentor Stephen Larkham will use a loophole to become the first Super Rugby coach to double as a waterboy.

Union

Super Rugby backflips on deal to allow ACT Brumbies coach Stephen Larkham to act as waterboy

Chris Dutton Super Rugby officials have backflipped on a decision to allow Brumbies coach Stephen Larkham to double as a waterboy.

Rugby Union

Stephen Larkham's back calling the shots for the ACT Brumbies

Chris Dutton The departure of coach Jake White in the off-season has thrust former champion playmaker Stephen Larkham into the head coaching role at the Brumbies this season. Chris Dutton asks whether he’s ready.

Union

Richard Graham of Queensland Reds turns heat up on Brumbies coach Stephen Larkham in Super Rugby

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Brumbies coach, Stephen Larkham, speaks to media after training on Thursday morning.
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Chris Dutton Queensland Reds coach Richard Graham has turned up the heat on rival Stephen Larkham.

Union

Stephen Larkham puts Brumbies ahead of Wallabies

Lionel Cronje during Brumbies training at the AIS.

Chris Dutton The Brumbies will put Super Rugby ambitions ahead of the Wallabies' positional plans in 2014.

Union

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...

Union

Brumbies won't be affected by Andrew Fagan's move: Stephen Larkham

Brumbies coach, Stephen Larkham

Chris Dutton ACT Brumbies coach Stephen Larkham says his players will not be affected the chief executive's departure.

Union

Super Rugby semi-final: Brumbies will be 'poking wrong bear' if they target Israel Folau, says Nic White

Israel Folau is unflappable, says Nic White.

Chris Dutton Test halfback Nic White says the ACT Brumbies will be "poking the wrong bear" if they attempt to unsettle Israel Folau.

Union

Australian Super Rugby semi-final a good omen for Wallabies as Brumbies and Waratahs go to battle

Brumbies prop Ben Alexander is back in the Wallabies' frame.

Chris Dutton Ewen McKenzie is salivating at an all-Australian semi-final which has the potential to launch World Cup dreams.