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Chris Dutton

Chris Dutton is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

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George Smith warns Brumbies not to use France as a cash grab

Chris Dutton Australian Wallabies great George Smith has warned players will regret signing rich French deals if their only motivation is to "cash in", declaring a Test jersey is still the No 1 prize in rugby...

Staniforth eyes France chance

SPORT:centre: Australian school boys rugby union player, Tom Staniforth training with the Brumbies at HQ, Griffith, Canberra.
27th November 2012
Photo by MELISSA ADAMS of The Canberra Times.

Chris Dutton France is usually the last stop for an ACT Brumbies player before hanging up the boots but Tom Staniforth is hoping it will launch his Super Rugby career.

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Brumbies put Super Rugby success before Wallabies

Henry Speight is expected to be named as a Wallaby when the team in announced on Wednesday.

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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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 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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Sudden death rugby will bring out the best in Brumbies: Ben Mowen

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Chris Dutton They haven't won a last-round match in eight years but the ACT Brumbies are not worried.

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Brumbies captain Ben Mowen wants to lift Super Rugby trophy before leaving Australia

Brumbies captain Ben Mowen with his daughter Eleanor. The Mowens are almost packed before their move to France.

Chris Dutton Ben Mowen has declared "near enough is it not good enough" as the Brumbies chase title glory.

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ACT Brumbies out to erase last-round hoodoo and embrace underdogs status for play-offs

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Chris Dutton Wallabies great George Gregan is adamant the Brumbies are the sleeping giant of the Super Rugby title race.

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ACT Brumbies put sentiment aside to focus on championship bid

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Chris Dutton Stephen Larkham is adamant Brumbies players will put sentiment aside to focus on their run to the title.

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No room for complacency, warns Brumbies warrior Pat McCabe

McCabe has finals in his sights.

Chris Dutton Injured ACT Brumbies warrior Pat McCabe has warned the team not to rely on a host of returning stars to lift it into the Super Rugby finals as the players prepare for one last chance to secure back...

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Laurie Fisher to leave ACT Brumbies for Gloucester job

ACT Brumbies director of rugby Laurie Fisher

Chris Dutton ACT Brumbies director of rugby Laurie Fisher is set to leave Canberra at the end of the Super Rugby season to become a head coach in Britain.

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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.

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Brumbies captain Ben Mowen says team ready to recharge for finals as end near for Super Rugby career

Ben Mowen says the Brumbies can still make the finals.

Chris Dutton Ben Mowen is adamant the Brumbies can recharge and build momentum for its last regular season game.

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Brumbies v Waratahs: Five things we learnt

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 28: Adam Ashley-Cooper of the Waratahs is tackled during the round 17 Super Rugby match between the Waratahs and the Brumbies at ANZ Stadium on June 28, 2014 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Mark Nolan/Getty Images)

Chris Dutton What we learnt from the Waratahs' 39-8 win against the Brumbies on Saturday night.

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How do you stop Will Skelton? Simple: steal his boots, according to Scott Fardy

Will Skelton at NSW training

Chris Dutton How do you stop a 140-kilogram, 203-centimetre monster with size 17 boots imported from the United States to fit the feet of Australia's biggest professional footballer, Will Skelton?

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Matt Toomua joins Brumbies injury ward as ACT aims to stop 140-kilogram giant Will Skelton

Brumby Matt Toomua injured his adductor while playing for the Wallabies.

Chris Dutton The Brumbies' injury news is worse than first thought, with three players needing scans to clear them to play the Waratahs.

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Christian Lealiifano says Wallabies jersey still No.1 for players

Christian Lealiifano, a SKINS ambassador and Australian Wallabies representative.

Chris Dutton ACT Brumbies centre Christian Lealiifano says the Wallabies jersey is still the "driving factor" for Australian players and trumps rich European offers.

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ACT Brumbies injury woes deepen as hooker Josh Mann-Rea goes down for Gungahlin

Josh Mann-Rea receives treatment on the sidelines after his injury.

Chris Dutton The Brumbies' finals bid has been thrown into chaos following a hamstring injury to third-string hooker Josh Mann-Rea.

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Injured Wallabies captain Stephen Moore turns pain into positive

Gutted: Stephen Moore leaves the field on Saturday with a crippling knee injury.

Chris Dutton Wallabies captain Stephen Moore will use the impending birth of his second child and next year's World Cup campaign to offset the devastation of a season-ending knee injury.