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Chris Dutton

Chris Dutton is a sporters reporter at The Canberra Times.


Durban Sharks job a dream for White

Chris Dutton Jake White has gloated he has got his ''dream'' job in South Africa after walking out on the Brumbies.

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Jake White's 'dream come true' as he joins Durban Sharks

NEWS:   Brumbies players arrives at Canberra airport before their clash against the  Chiefs at Waikato .Brumbies coach Jake White arrives at Canberra airport. 31st JULY 2013.Photo by MELISSA ADAMS of The Canberra Times..

Chris Dutton Former ACT Brumbies coach Jake White says it's a ''dream come true'' to start a job as coaching director of the Durban Sharks in Super Rugby next season.

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Auelua set to wrestle Sharks for Brumbies


Chris Dutton Brumbies coach Jake White wants Fotu Auelua to have a devastating impact in his first starting appearance of the season on Saturday in South Africa.

Tyro Brumbies prop ready to make his mark on Sharks duo


Chris Dutton Rooming with a great is the perfect preparation for Scott Sio's starting debut and the ACT Brumbies prop insists he's ready to be thrown in against the ''Beast'' and the doctor on Sunday morning...

Live: Brumbies v Sharks


Chris Dutton Follow all the action from Kings Park Stadium in Durban, as the Brumbies take on the Sharks.


Brumbies blitz Sharks to set new Super Rugby record

Matt Toomua.

Chris Dutton DURBAN: The new generation ACT Brumbies have arrived as a genuine title contender and cemented their place in Super Rugby history as they romped to a superb win in South Africa on Sunday morning.


What we learned: Sharks v Brumbies

DURBAN, SOUTH AFRICA - MARCH 16:  Stephen Moore on attack during the Super Rugby match between The Sharks and Brumbies at Kings Park on March 16, 2013 in Durban, South Africa
(Photo by Steve Haag/Gallo Images/Getty Images)

Chris Dutton Coach Jake White reshuffled his winning forward pack to take on the Sharks.


Brumbies prove they're a force with record win over Sharks

DURBAN, SOUTH AFRICA - MARCH 16:  Jesse Mogg after his try during the Super Rugby match between The Sharks and Brumbies at Kings Park on March 16, 2013 in Durban, South Africa
(Photo by Steve Haag/Gallo Images/Getty Images)

Chris Dutton The new-generation ACT Brumbies have cemented their place in Super Rugby history and stamped themselves as a genuine title contender with a record-breaking win in Durban.

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Forget the sun, sand and surf - Brumbies feast on Sharks

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Chris Dutton It's easy to get sidetracked when you open the blinds and look out of your hotel window to glorious views of the ocean off the coast of Durban.

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Brumbies hooker Stephen Moore cleared of wrongdoing after punch

Eddie Quirk of the Reds reacts after being punched by Stephen Moore.

Chris Dutton The ACT Brumbies have called on officials to stamp out illegal holding tactics at the ruck.


ACT Brumbies face season defining return to Super Rugby

David Polkinghorne, Chris Dutton Can the ACT Brumbies stay top of Aussie conference through season defining period?


Brumbies send damage bill to NSW Waratahs coach Michael Cheika

Waratahs coach Michael Cheika.

Chris Dutton It's time for the NSW Waratahs to pay up for smashing a window at Canberra Stadium.

Brumbies settle on two chiefs

SPORT: Brumbies announce Stephen Larkham as head coach and Laurie Fisher director of rugby. Pic shows Stephen Larkham .31st October  2013. Photo by Melissa Adams of The Canberra Times

Chris Dutton The ACT Brumbies will put faith in Stephen Larkham and Laurie Fisher's long-standing relationship to deliver a championship when the club announces its new European-style coaching structure on Friday.

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Brumbies' Hoffmann unfazed by White's exit

Sport. New Brumbies recruit from South Africa, Conrad Hoffman. November 9th. 2013 Canberra Times photograph by Graham Tidy.

Chris Dutton South African recruit Conrad Hoffmann says his move to the Brumbies was ''never about Jake White''.


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.


Jake White shocks Brumbies by quitting


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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Brumbies could block Jake White's exit

Brumbies Coach Jake White during training.
The Canberra Times.
09 July 2013
Photo Jay Cronan

Chris Dutton The ACT Brumbies may have the option to block Jake White coaching a rival Super Rugby team next season because of a clause in his contract which requires significant notice before leaving the club.

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No coach, no worries: Brumby

Sport.  ACT Brumbies player Clyde Rathbone during training at Brumbies HQ.  19 July 2013 Canberra Times Photo by Jeffrey Chan

Chris Dutton ACT Brumby Clyde Rathbone says the players have ''no issue'' starting pre-season training without a head coach.

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Jake White speaks out on Brumbies departure: 'I gave 100 per cent'

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Chris Dutton Former ACT coach Jake White has broken his Australian silence following his decision to quit his Brumbies contract, declaring ‘‘I don't feel guilty for chasing an international dream’’.

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George Smith ready to set Brumbies record

George Smith.

Chris Dutton ACT Brumbies flanker George Smith will continue playing while he feels like he can compete against the best in the world and is in negotiations to extend his stay at Suntory in Japan until at least...