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Chris Dutton

Chris Dutton is a sporters reporter at The Canberra Times.

Union

All Blacks great Andrew Mehrtens backs NRL convert Benji Marshall to be a rugby star

Benji Marshall has struggled in his switch to union.

Chris Dutton Wallabies skipper Ben Mowen has backed NRL convert Benji Marshall to be a Super Rugby star.

Union

Alexander raring to face All Blacks after morale-boosting victory

13th July 2012, Story by Chris Dutton , Canberra Times Photo, Colleen Petch,   Brumbies team photograph at Holtel Relm this afternoon, Ben Alexander awaits to be seated

Chris Dutton Wallabies prop Ben Alexander hopes a confidence-boosting victory in Argentina will help them topple the world champion All Blacks in Brisbane next weekend.

Union

Brumbies hooker Siliva Siliva has the 'whole package' as he prepares to replace Wallabies rake Stephen Moore

Siliva Siliva with Laurie Fisher at Brumbies training on Thursday.

Chris Dutton ACT Brumbies back-up hooker Siliva Siliva is "the future of Australian rugby", Laurie Fisher believes.

Union

What we learned: ACT Brumbies vs Auckland Blues

Pat McCabe.

Chris Dutton and David Polkinghorne All the talking points from the Brumbies' clash against the Blues at Canberra Stadium.

Union

Pat McCabe launches case for Wallabies recall

Pat McCabe.

Chris Dutton ACT Brumbies warrior Pat McCabe is launching an undeniable case for a Wallabies recall, delivering another outstanding performance to lead his team to a vital Super Rugby win on Friday night.

Union

Brumbies rookie set for starting debut against Reds

Tom Staniforth.

Chris Dutton Wallabies hooker Stephen Moore has backed teenage rookie Tom Staniforth to stand tall in a battle against two Test locks, but admits there's an element of the unknown as the ACT Brumbies prepare to...

Union

Brumbies lose Wallabies hooker Stephen Moore to knee injury

Chris Dutton The Brumbies' injury curse has struck again, with Stephen Moore set to miss Friday night's match.

Union

Jack Whetton to emerge from father's shadow in Brumbies debut

Brumbies debutant Jack Whetton,

Chris Dutton Brumbies rookie Jack Whetton, whose father Gary was an All Blacks captain, to debut for Brumbies on Saturday.

Union

Jarrad Butler, the Brumbies' new David Pocock, goes home

CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 08: Jarrad Butler of the Brumbies is tackled during the Super Rugby trial match between the Brumbies and the ACT XV at Viking Park on February 8, 2014 in Canberra, Australia. (Photo by Stefan Postles/Getty Images)

Chris Dutton Super Rugby rookie Jarrad Butler isn't fazed by his task to replace David Pocock.

Would McCabe chuck it in? Never

CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 22: Pat McCabe of the Brumbies leaves the field to receive treatment for a head wound during the round two Super Rugby match between the Brumbies and the Reds at GIO Stadium on February 22, 2014 in Canberra, Australia. (Photo by Brendon Thorne/Getty Images)

Chris Dutton ACT Brumbies captain Ben Mowen call's him the club's ''version of Chuck Norris'', but a week ago Pat McCabe was in tears fearing his career was over.

Union

Jarrad Butler ready to seize chance with ACT Brumbies against Queensland Reds in Super Rugby

CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 08: Jarrad Butler of the Brumbies is tackled during the Super Rugby trial match between the Brumbies and the ACT XV at Viking Park on February 8, 2014 in Canberra, Australia. (Photo by Stefan Postles/Getty Images)

Chris Dutton Brumbies recruit Jarrad Butler says he's ready for ''battle'' against his former Reds teammates on Saturday.

Rugby Union

Brumbies playing their part to bring back Bill

Chris Dutton Wallabies prop Ben Alexander says the once unknown ACT Brumbies are ready to boost Australia’s World Cup bid.

Union

ACT Brumbies cautious over dazed Pat McCabe

QUEENSTOWN, NEW ZEALAND - JANUARY 31:  Pat McCabe of the Brumbies is tackled during the Super Rugby trial match between the Highlanders and the Brumbies on January 31, 2014 in Queenstown, New Zealand.  (Photo by Teaukura Moetaua/Getty Images)

Chris Dutton Pat McCabe has avoided another serious neck injury in the Brumbies' trial loss against the Highlanders.

Union

Whetton leaves family shadow for ACT

jack whetton

Chris Dutton Jack Whetton has made an ''incredibly brave'' decision to cross the Tasman and link with the ACT Brumbies.

Union

Fardy ready to rip into Poms

Scott Fardy.

Chris Dutton Scott Fardy says it's time for the current Wallabies to ''make a name for ourselves'' on the grand slam tour of Europe.

Union

Whetton pursues his own success

Jack Whetton

Chris Dutton Brumbies recruit Jack Whetton hopes his trans-Tasman switch will help him forge a reputation as a rugby powerhouse.

Brumbies v Blues

Sport
Brumbies Ben Mowen in action against the Kings at Canberra Stadium.
The Canberra Times
05 April 2013
Photo Jay Cronan

Chris Dutton The Brumbies tackle the Blues in their Round 15 match at Eden Park.

Union

Everything you need to know for the decider

Chris Dutton Chris Dutton runs the rule over both teams before Saturday's Super Rugby decider.

Union

Brumbies must rule Test side

SPORT: Brumbies backs coach Stephen Larkham  during Brumbies training at Canberra Stadium, Bruce.  17th JULY 2013.Photo by MELISSA ADAMS of The Canberra Times..

Chris Dutton Stephen Larkham says the Brumbies must form bulk of the Wallabies side in order to break an 11-year Bledisloe Cup drought.

Union

Wallabies told to sit out Canberra semi

Chris Dutton The John I Dent Cup preliminary final will miss out on a ''promoter's dream'', with Nic White and Tevita Kuridrani told to rest.