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Chris Dutton

Chris Dutton is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

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Canberra Vikings call on former Wallabies prop Dan Palmer for scrum expertise

Brumbies player Fotu Auelua will be named captain of the Canberra Vikings.

Chris Dutton Canberra Vikings captain Fotu Auelua and coach Dan McKellar have called for unity in the capital's rugby ranks.

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Injury stalls Henry Speight's Wallabies hopes as Jordan Smiler re-signs with Brumbies

Brumbies hooker Josh Mann-Rea has re-signed with the club.

Chris Dutton Henry Speight will miss a month with a hamstring injury.

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Saturday Serve: Henry Speight's siblings need a helping hand from Scott Morrison

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Chris Dutton Henry Speight is about to spill blood for the Australian Wallabies, but the government won't let his siblings into the country to watch him play.

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Australian Super Rugby semi-final a good omen for Wallabies as Brumbies and Waratahs go to battle

Brumbies prop Ben Alexander is back in the Wallabies' frame.

Chris Dutton Ewen McKenzie is salivating at an all-Australian semi-final which has the potential to launch World Cup dreams.

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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.

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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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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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Henry Speight uses Wallabies camp as motivation for his Test dream

Riding high: Henry Speight plays against Western Force.

Chris Dutton Brumbies winger Henry Speight is using a brief taste of his Wallabies dream to fuel the fire for his hopes of making his Test debut and helping the ACT to the Super Rugby title.

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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.

Sam Carter Wallabies bolter as 11 Brumbies make Australian squad

Chris Dutton Eleven ACT Brumbies players have been selected for the Australian Wallabies, but there was no place for fullback Jesse Mogg, in-form playmaker Matt Toomua isn't being considered as a flyhalf and...

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Brumbies fullback Jesse Mogg considers club stint after being left out of Wallabies

Jesse Mogg in action for Wests.

Chris Dutton Wallabies coach Ewen McKenzie has challenged fullback Jesse Mogg to be more consistent.

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ACT Brumbies halfback Nic White ready for Wallabies starting spot and kicking duties

Nic White  at a Wallabies photo shoot on Sunday.

Chris Dutton ACT Brumbies scrumhalf Nic White says a starting spot for the Wallabies would mean "everything" to him.

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Stephen Moore to be Wallabies captain

Stephen Moore at a Wallabies photo shoot on Sunday.

Chris Dutton The ACT Brumbies have endorsed Stephen Moore's Wallabies captaincy potential.

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Stephen Moore's 'time has come' as Wallabies captain: John Connolly

Brumbies hooker Stephen Moore should be the Wallabies' next captain, according to former Test coach John Connolly.

Chris Dutton Former Test coach John Connolly is adamant ACT Brumbies hooker Stephen Moore "ticks all the boxes" to be the new Wallabies captain, revealing he almost made Moore Australia's captain for the 2007...

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New Wallabies captain Stephen Moore could get leadership role at ACT Brumbies

Chris Dutton Brumbies open door for Stephen Moore to captain both Australia and the Super Rugby club.

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Sam Carter to make Wallabies debut as Ewen McKenzie dumps James Horwill and Will Genia

GOLD COAST, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 01:  Sam Carter poses during an Australian Wallabies portrait session at Sanctuary Cove on June 1, 2014 in Gold Coast, Australia.  (Photo by Chris Hyde/Getty Images)

Chris Dutton He's the "piano pusher" with mongrel attitude born from his dad David's Wallabies footsteps, but Sam Carter is unfazed by his Test debut challenge and the fact he usurped a former Australian captain...

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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.

Pat McCabe's injury scare sparks boost from ACT Brumbies bench to Wallabies recall

Brumbies utility Pat McCabe is back in the Wallabies squad after twice breaking his neck.

Chris Dutton He's broken his neck in his past two Test matches for the Wallabies and, lying in an ambulance two months ago, ACT Brumbies back Pat McCabe feared his rugby career was over.

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Josh Mann-Rea and Luke Holmes ready to replace Wallabies captain Stephen Moore for Super Rugby finals bid

Stephen Moore's injury has opened the door for josh Mann-Rea to grab the hooking role.

Chris Dutton Brumbies have recruited Super Rugby journeyman Luke Holmes to join coal miner Josh Mann-Rea in a bid to replace Wallabies captain Stephen Moore.

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Christian Lealiifano and Matt Toomua focus on ACT Brumbies over Wallabies

Brumbies playmakers Matt Toomua and Christian Lealiifano.

Chris Dutton Christian Lealiifano and Matt Toomua will put Wallabies selection talks on hold to focus on the Brumbies.