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Chris Dutton

Chris Dutton is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

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ACT Brumbies shelve finals talk to focus on beating Cheetahs

Chris Dutton BLOEMFONTEIN: Forget about finals and keep winning games. The ACT Brumbies have shelved talk of a play-off berth to avoid tumbling down the Super Rugby ladder.

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Henry Speight to make his ACT Brumbies comeback against Cheetahs

Henry Speight is the best winger in the world according to his coach Stephen Larkham.

Chris Dutton BLOEMFONTEIN: The eight screws and three plates on Henry Speight's mended jaw set off airport alarms on the way to South Africa, but Brumbies coach Stephen Larkham has a bigger warning for rugby...

Brumbies v Cheetahs

Chris Dutton The Brumbies take on the Cheetahs at Free State Stadium in South Africa, in their round 14 clash.

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What we learned: Free State Cheetahs v ACT Brumbies

The Brumbies Nic White gets away with the ball in the game against the Cheeters in Bloemfontein on Saturday.

Chris Dutton The five talking points out of the Brumbies' 27-21 loss to the Free State Cheetahs on Sunday morning.

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Super Rugby finals blow as Brumbies lose to Cheetahs

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Chris Dutton Last year's semi-final triumph in Pretoria will give the Brumbies confidence this week in South Africa.

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Brumbies lose to Cheetahs and miss golden chance in Australian conference

Nic White clears the ball from the breakdown for the Brumbies.

Chris Dutton The ACT Brumbies have missed a golden opportunity to stake their claim for the Super Rugby finals when they failed to fire against the Free State Cheetahs in Bloemfontein.

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Brumbies v Cheetahs: what we learned

SPORT: Qualifying final at Canberra Stadium, Bruce.  Brumbies v Cheetahs. Brumbies players  Clyde Rathbone and George Smith celebrates their win. 21st JULY 2013.Photo by MELISSA ADAMS of The Canberra Times..

Chris Dutton All the highlights from the Brumbies' drought-breaking finals win against the Cheetahs.

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Pat McCabe ready to add energy for ACT Brumbies in Super Rugby as he launches his Wallabies bid

Pat McCabe at training on Friday. He says his versatility is an asset, not a hinderance.

Chris Dutton ACT Brumbies star Pat McCabe is confident his versatility won't hinder his Wallabies bid as he launches a last-minute case for a Test recall on Saturday night.

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ACT Brumbies ring in changes for Super Rugby clash with Melbourne Rebels

Brumbies utility Pat McCabe is back in the Wallabies squad after twice breaking his neck.

Chris Dutton The Brumbies are banking on an injection of new blood to reinvigorate their Super Rugby finals hopes.

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Brumbies start make or break month of Super Rugby

Australian Wallabies great George Smith has warned players will regret signing rich French deals if their only motivation is to

Chris Dutton The ACT Brumbies face a "crucial period" to prove their Super Rugby title credentials, club legend George Smith says.

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Brumbies confident of fixing discipline to prevent back-to-back Super Rugby losses

The Brumbies are confident they can bounce back.

Chris Dutton ACT Brumbies captain Ben Mowen insists they can fix any discipline deficiencies in their game in time to avoid back to back losses for the first time this year.

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Christian Lealiifano re-signs with Brumbies as they beat former boss Jake White

CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA - MAY 10:  Christian Lealiifano of the Brumbies is tackled during the round 13 Super Rugby match between the Brumbies and the Sharks at Canberra Stadium on May 10, 2014 in Canberra, Australia.  (Photo by Stefan Postles/Getty Images)

Chris Dutton The ACT Brumbies have pulled off a massive signing coup to add the cream on top to beating former coach Jake White, signing star centre Christian Lealiifano for the next two years.

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ACT Brumbies say ability to change tactics is the key to winning title

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Chris Dutton The ACT Brumbies are bracing for a game-plan overhaul to take on the Free State Cheetahs, Australian Wallabies prop Ben Alexander adamant the team's ability to interchange unfancied kicking tactics...

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Scott Fardy and Jesse Mogg re-sign with ACT Brumbies

Chris Dutton Super Rugby late bloomer Scott Fardy wants to repay the ACT Brumbies for throwing him a career lifeline and hopes keeping the core players together will break a 10-year title drought.

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Jesse Mogg ready to break ACT Brumbies' attacking shackles

Chris Dutton The ACT Brumbies plan to break free of the kicking shackles this week and fullback Jesse Mogg says he is ready to send a message to Wallabies selectors in Bloemfontein.

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ACT Brumbies stick by Super Rugby game plan and won't bow to attacking pressure

Brumbies captain Ben Mowen enjoys a lighter moment at training in South Africa.

Chris Dutton The ACT Brumbies insist they won't be bullied into an all-out attacking game plan to suit their detractors.

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ACT Brumbies forward Fotu Auelua says he was 'one tackle from death'

Fotu Auelua trains in Johannesburg on Thursday.

Chris Dutton Fotu Auelua has revealed he played through the pain of a broken neck in 2010.

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Scott Fardy and Jesse Mogg re-sign with ACT Brumbies

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Chris Dutton The ACT Brumbies have ramped up their retention campaign, re-signing star duo Scott Fardy and Jesse Mogg for at least the next Super Rugby season.

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Ben Mowen tells Wallabies to pick and stick with captain

Ben Mowen, who took over as Wallabies captain last year, is moving to France.

Chris Dutton Pick and stick - that’s incumbent Wallabies captain Ben Mowen’s philosophy for his Test replacement.

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Brumbies sign young guns Allan Alaalatoa and Tom Staniforth

That's the shot: Tom Staniforth, right, with Ben Alexander at training.

Chris Dutton The ACT Brumbies have signed the majority of their stars and have switched their focus to two of the brightest players in Australian rugby.