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Chris Dutton

Chris Dutton is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

ACT Brumbies challenge Scott Sio to counter Waratahs' physical onslaught

Chris Dutton ACT Brumbies director of rugby Laurie Fisher has challenged Scott Sio to add "an edge" to his performance against the NSW Waratahs, urging him to use his 120-kilogram frame to counter a physical...

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NSW Waratahs ban ACT Brumbies mascot from Super Rugby semi-final

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Brumby Jack goes through some warm up during a lunch break on the horse's birthday.
The Canberra TImes
01 August 2013
Photo Jay Cronan

Chris Dutton Why the long face? ACT Brumbies mascot - Brumby Jack - has been forced to buy a ticket to the biggest Australian rugby derby in more than a decade after NSW officials banned him from the Allianz...

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Brumbies put Super Rugby success before Wallabies

Chris Dutton The ACT Brumbies will put Test ambitions on hold to chase Super Rugby success, declaring they won't be distracted by head-to-head Wallabies battles despite Australian coach Ewen McKenzie unveiling...

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ACT Brumbies to play NSW Waratahs after beating Chiefs

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Chris Dutton The Brumbies advance to Super Rugby grand final qualifier after beating the Waikato Chiefs 32-30 in an eight-try epic.

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Jesse Mogg says being dropped from the ACT Brumbies team was a wake-up call

Jesse Mogg has regained the fullback role after being dropped last month.

Chris Dutton ACT Brumbies fullback Jesse Mogg is using his Super Rugby axing to reignite his passion, admitting he took his position in the team for granted after being the first choice No.

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Brumbies hooker Josh Mann-Rea ready to turn Super Rugby lifeline into a championship

Josh Mann-Rea is relishing his call-up to the Brumbies' first XV.

Chris Dutton Third-string ACT Brumbies hooker Josh Mann-Rea has built his career on "lifeline opportunities".

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Brumbies half Nic White pays tribute to Alex McKinnon in 'Rise for Alex' round

Nic White at Brumbies training on Thursday.

Chris Dutton Nic White will use close mate Alex McKinnon as inspiration during the Super Rugby finals.

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Brumbies warrior Pat McCabe wants to have big impact in Super Rugby finals debut

Brumbies veteran Pat McCabe can't wait for his first taste of Super Rugby finals.

Chris Dutton Brumbies warrior Pat McCabe is preparing for his first Super Rugby finals match.

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Patty Mills tells Brumbies to use "bitter taste" as motivation for Super Rugby redemption

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Chris Dutton Patty Mills implores Brumbies to use "bitter taste" of grand final defeat to spur them to Super Rugby victory.

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Wallaby-in-waiting Henry Speight buoyed by brother's arrival but battles immigration for sibling visas

Sam and Henry Speight share a laugh at Canberra Airport.

Chris Dutton His brother's here but Henry Speight is locked in a battle with immigration to get his other siblings into the country.

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What we learned: ACT Brumbies v Waikato Chiefs

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Chris Dutton If there's any lingering doubt about Henry Speight's Wallabies credentials, it was erased in a superb opening half.

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ACT Brumbies to play NSW Waratahs after beating Chiefs

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Chris Dutton The Brumbies advance to Super Rugby grand final qualifier after beating the Waikato Chiefs 32-30 in an eight-try epic.

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Brumbies thrash the Western Force 47-25 to secure Super Rugby finals berth

Toomua, White and Mogg.

Chris Dutton The Brumbies powered into the Super Rugby finals after hammering the Western Force 47-25.

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Western Force's Ian Prior plays on with broken nose, fractured cheek against ACT Brumbies

Ian Prior was aiming for a triumphant return against his former teammates.

Chris Dutton Western Force halfback Ian Prior was one knock away from having his face ''collapse'' against the Brumbies.

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Ben Alexander says a Super Rugby title, not revenge, is Brumbies' only focus against Chiefs

Chris Dutton The ACT Brumbies have shelved talk of grand final revenge against the Waikato Chiefs, prop Ben Alexander declaring a championship is the only prize capable of easing the pain of last year's...

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Injured Wallabies captain Stephen Moore says ACT Brumbies perfectly placed to win title

Stephen Moore at a Brumbies fan session at the Canberra Centre on Wednesday.

Chris Dutton The statistics are against them but Stephen Moore is adamant the Brumbies can win the Super rugby title.

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Christian Lealiifano and Tevita Kuridrani key to Brumbies attack, says Henry Speight

Tevita Kuridrani of the Brumbies runs the ball during the round 19 Super Rugby match between the Brumbies and the Force at Canberra Stadium.

Chris Dutton Henry Speight hopes the Brumbies' back line can deliver more fireworks at Canberra Stadium on Saturday.

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ACT Brumbies prepare for grand final re-match against Waikato Chiefs and a chance to make Super Rugby history

The Brumbies are also on track for a second-round meeting with the NSW Waratahs in Sydney after their thumping 47-25 win against the Western Force and overnight results locked them into fourth place on the ladder.

Chris Dutton The ACT Brumbies will have to defy Super Rugby history to achieve their championship dream.

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Laurie Fisher says Brumbies are ''good enough" to win Super Rugby championship

Brumbies coach Laurie Fisher is leaving the club at the end of the current Super Rugby season.

Chris Dutton Departing ACT Brumbies coach says the players "know we're good enough" to win the Super Rugby championship.

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Dan McKellar confident he can fill Laurie Fisher's shoes at ACT Brumbies

Brumbies assistant coach Dan McKellar with Stephen Larkham and Laurie Fisher.

Chris Dutton ACT Brumbies assistant coach Dan McKellar says he's ready to take on more responsibility next season.