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Chris Dutton

Chris Dutton is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

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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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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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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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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 centre Christian Lealiifano to start against Chiefs as Sam Carter makes comeback

Brumbies player Christian Lealiifano will return this weekend.

Chris Dutton Wallabies centre Christian Lealiifano is set to be injected into the ACT Brumbies starting side for a Super Rugby grand final rematch against the Waikato Chiefs.

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ACT Brumbies beat Waikato Chiefs to fire warning shot to Super Rugby rivals

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Chris Dutton The ACT Brumbies blitzed the two-time defending champions Waikato Chiefs 41-23 on Friday night.

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Chiefs end Brumbies' dream

Super victory.

Chris Dutton, Hamilton The ACT Brumbies' dream run to the Super Rugby title ended in heartbreak as they fell agonisingly short of clinching a historic championship.

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Inside job for former Chiefs

WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND - AUGUST 21:  Christian Lealiifano of Waikato runs the ball during the round four ITM Cup match between Wellington and Waikato at Westpac Stadium on August 21, 2010 in Wellington, New Zealand.  (Photo by Hagen Hopkins/Getty Images) WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND - AUGUST 21: Christian Lealiifano of Waikato runs the ball during the round four ITM Cup match between Wellington and Waikato at Westpac Stadium on August 21, 2010 in Wellington, New Zealand. (Photo by Hagen Hopkins/Getty Images)

Chris Dutton Christian Lealiifano and Henry Speight are returning to Waikato on a mission to steal the Super Rugby trophy.

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Back-ups can match Chiefs if Toomua ruled out: Larkham

Brumbies flyhalf Matt Toomua in action against the Free State Cheetahs. The Brumbies are hopeful Toomua can overcome injury in time to take on the Chiefs this Friday.

Chris Dutton The ACT Brumbies are hopeful flyhalf Matt Toomua can overcome a medial ligament injury in time to help them chase three consecutive wins for the first time in two years.

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Mowen expects some early fireworks against Chiefs

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Chris Dutton ACT Brumbies captain Ben Mowen has warned his teammates to brace for an explosive opening to their match against the Waikato Chiefs tonight.

Brumbies getting sick of tight spots after snatching defeat from Chiefs

MOUNT MAUNGANUI, NEW ZEALAND - MARCH 16:  Christian Lealiifano of the Brumbies kicks a penalty during the round four Super Rugby match between the Chiefs and the Brumbies at Bay Park Stadium on March 16, 2012 in Mount Maunganui, New Zealand.  (Photo by Sandra Mu/Getty Images)

Chris Dutton BRUMBIES five-eighth Christian Lealiifano is ''sick of these tight games'' and urged his side to regain its ruthless edge.

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Brumbies winger Henry Speight included in Wallabies squad

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Chris Dutton ACT Brumbies winger Henry Speight has been included in the Wallabies squad for the Rugby Championships, despite the Fijian-born winger not being available for selection until September 11.

ACT Brumbies challenge Scott Sio to counter Waratahs' physical onslaught

Scott Sio has been urged to get physical in this weekend's Super Rugby semi-final against the Waratahs.

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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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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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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NSW Waratahs into Super Rugby final after beating ACT Brumbies

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Chris Dutton The NSW Waratahs beat the ACT Brumbies 26-8 in the Super Rugby semi-final in Sydney on Saturday night.