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Chris Dutton

Chris Dutton is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

Union

Jake White turns down approach from Ireland

Chris Dutton Brumbies coach Jake White says he remains focused on leading the ACT in their Super Rugby campaign.

Union

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.

Union

Brumbies urged to move on from injury woes as they sweat on Matt Toomua scans

Josh Mann Rea has suffered a grade-one hamstring strain.

Chris Dutton The Brumbies sweating on scans for Matt Toomua before their blockbuster clash against the NSW Waratahs, while back-up hooker Ruaidhri Murphy says he's ready to step up.

Union

Departing Andrew Smith focused on Brumbies title bid

Andrew Smith.

Chris Dutton Departing ACT Brumbies centre Andrew Smith wants a Super Rugby title before he leaves for Ireland.

Union

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.

Union

Scott Fardy and Jesse Mogg re-sign with ACT Brumbies

Mogg

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.

Union

ACT Brumbies coach Stephen Larkham backs players to choose Wallabies over European cash

Stephen Larkham.

Chris Dutton ACT Brumbies coach Stephen Larkham believes Australian players still view the World Cup as rugby’s holy grail and is confident the club’s re-signing blitz is proof stars will resist...

Union

Luke Holmes and Ruaidhri Murphy loom as replacements for Brumbies hooker Stephen Moore

Luke Holmes

Chris Dutton Super Rugby journeyman Luke Holmes and Ireland-bound prop Ruaidhri Murphy loom as the most likely replacements for Stephen Moore as the Brumbies aim to keep their finals bid on track.

Union

History of rivalry between ACT Brumbies and NSW Waratahs

The ACT Kookaburras celebrate their famous win over NSW in 1994.

Chris Dutton Wallabies great Joe Roff has urged the Brumbies to adopt a siege mentality for their grudge match against the Waratahs.

Rugby Union

What we learned: Brumbies v Waratahs

Robbie Coleman of the Brumbies.

Chris Dutton The Brumbies went in with all the planning they thought could win them the game, but in the end it was pure determination that got them over the line.

Union

Brumbies beaten and battered in trial but still happy

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 Clyde Rathbone has backed injury-plagued Wallaby Pat McCabe to recapture his best form this year.

Rugby Union

Tevita Kuridrani in Brumbies' season-opener against Queensland Reds

Tevita Kuridrani

David Polkinghorne, Chris Dutton ACT Brumbies set to rush back Wallabies centre Tevita Kuridrani from suspension.

Rugby

Brumbies skipper Ben Mowen says he's no dobber

Ben Mowen.

Chris Dutton Ben Mowen has hit back at any suggestion he "dobbed" on his Wallabies teammates after a drinking session in Ireland last year.

Union

Brumbies' class of 2013 surpassed all hopes

Chris Dutton Every story needs a hero and a villain, but the Brumbies won’t know which category Jake White fits into until the end of next year.

Rugby

Tevita Kuridrani uses suspension time to get family a house

Tevita Kuridrani

Chris Dutton Wallabies centre Tevita Kuridrani is suspended until the Super Rugby opener and risks losing his starting spot with the ACT Brumbies, but there is a strong foundation to his pre-season break - to get...

Union

Title win would be sweetest yet: Fisher

24 May 2012, sport, story by Chris Dutton, photo by STUART WALMSLEY. The ACT Brumbies train at the club's headquarters in Griffith, Canberra. Forwards coach Laurie Fisher.

Chris Dutton Brumbies forwards coach Laurie Fisher says a Super Rugby title this year would be the most rewarding of his career.

Rugby Union

Wallaby Tevita Kuridrani happy to put suspension time on the house

Sport: Brumbies player Tevita Kuridrani. Tevita made his Wallabies debut last year and established himself in Super Rugby. But he has been suspended for all of the Brumbies pre-season trial matches because he did a spear tackle on the Wallabies spring tour of Europe.  17th of January 2014. Canberra Times Photograph by Katherine Griffiths

Chris Dutton Despite being suspended, there is a strong foundation to Tevita Kuridrani's pre-season - to get his parents a house

Union

Jake White quits as ACT Brumbies coach

Jake White

Chris Dutton Brumbies coach Jake White has sensationally quit his Super Rugby job just two months after leading the club to the grand final.

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Rugby

Jake White shocks Brumbies by quitting

White

Chris Dutton Brumbies coach Jake White has sensationally quit his Super Rugby job just two months after leading the team to the grand final.

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Union

Larkham, Fisher fighting for top job

Stephen Larkham and Laurie Fisher.

Chris Dutton Stephen Larkham and Laurie Fisher have declined a chance to be co-coaches at the ACT Brumbies.