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Chris Dutton

Chris Dutton is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

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

Former Wallaby forward Peter Kimlin eyes a return to ACT Brumbies

Ben Mowen and Peter Kimlin

Chris Dutton Peter Kimlin looms as surprise potential recruit to replace ACT Brumbies captain Ben Mowen next year.

Union

Speight left hanging as IRB query status

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 18:  Henry Speight of the Brumbies breaks clear to score the match winning try against Auckland to win the World Club 7's Cup during the World Club 7's at Twickenham Stadium on August 18, 2013 in London, England.  (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images) *** BESTPIX ***

Chris Dutton An eligibility bungle will rob ACT Brumbies winger Henry Speight of the chance to make his Wallabies debut on the spring tour.

Union

Fardy ready to rip into Poms

Scott Fardy.

Chris Dutton Scott Fardy says it's time for the current Wallabies to ''make a name for ourselves'' on the grand slam tour of Europe.

Union

Alexander raring to face All Blacks after morale-boosting victory

13th July 2012, Story by Chris Dutton , Canberra Times Photo, Colleen Petch,   Brumbies team photograph at Holtel Relm this afternoon, Ben Alexander awaits to be seated

Chris Dutton Wallabies prop Ben Alexander hopes a confidence-boosting victory in Argentina will help them topple the world champion All Blacks in Brisbane next weekend.

Union

Pocock may ignore European tour to get fit for Super season

David Pocock

Chris Dutton Injured Wallabies flanker David Pocock will consider sitting out the spring tour to focus on being fit for the Super Rugby season and ensure he avoids an ongoing battle with his knee injury.

Pocock might miss Wallabies spring tour

David Pocock

Chris Dutton Injured Wallabies flanker David Pocock will consider sitting out the spring tour to avoid an ongoing battle with his knee injury and to focus on being fit for the Super Rugby season.

Union

McCabe sidelined with neck fracture

Pat McCabe of Australia cuts a dejected figure having injured his neck during an Australia training session at Latymers Schoo

Chris Dutton The ACT Brumbies are bracing to be without Pat McCabe for much of the Super Rugby season as the Wallabies centre needs a ''complete break'' from the sport for three months.

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Pulver will have final say on Wallabies

pulver

Chris Dutton Canberra is back on the radar to host Test rugby and new ARU chief executive Bill Pulver wants to reward the capital for its ''loyalty'' to the sport.

Union

New chief backs Wallabies return for loyal Canberrans

CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 07:  Australian Rugby Union CEO Bill Pulver leaves a press conference at Parliament House on February 7, 2013 in Canberra, Australia. The Australian Crime Commission today released findings from a 12 month investigation into Australian sport, uncovering the possibility of match fixing, drugs in sport and links to organised crime.  (Photo by Stefan Postles/Getty Images)

Chris Dutton CANBERRA is back on the radar to host Test rugby and new ARU chief executive Bill Pulver wants to reward the capital for its ''loyalty'' to the sport.

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Kimlin leaves Brumbies to sign French deal

Chris Dutton Versatile ACT Brumbies big man Peter Kimlin will leave Australian rugby at the end of the Super Rugby season to test himself in Europe.

Rugby Union

Kimlin gives Brumbies the French kiss, but keeps Wallabies hopes alive

Sport
Brumbies player Peter Kimlin in action against the Reds at Canberra Stadium
The Canberra Times
16 February 2013
Photo Jay Cronan

Chris Dutton The opportunity for a new challenge after a decade at the ACT Brumbies convinced Peter Kimlin it was the right time to leave Australian rugby and sign a French deal for next season.

Kimlin's adieu to Brumbies

Kimlin

Chris Dutton THE opportunity for a new challenge after a decade at the ACT Brumbies convinced Peter Kimlin it was the right time to leave Australian rugby and sign a French deal for next season.

Union

Lack of game time forces Hand to look at European offers

Ben Hand

Chris Dutton ACT Brumbies lock Ben Hand is on the verge of finalising a European deal which will end his stint in Canberra at the completion of the Super Rugby season.