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Chris Dutton

Chris Dutton is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

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Stephen Hoiles urges NSW Waratahs to embrace the pressure

Chris Dutton It is the second chance Stephen Hoiles thought he would never get - playing in a Super Rugby grand final less than a year after most people thought he had retired.

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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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NSW Waratahs ban ACT Brumbies mascot from Super Rugby semi-final

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Brumby Jack goes through some warm up during a lunch break on the horse's birthday.
The Canberra TImes
01 August 2013
Photo Jay Cronan

Chris Dutton Why the long face? ACT Brumbies mascot - Brumby Jack - has been forced to buy a ticket to the biggest Australian rugby derby in more than a decade after NSW officials banned him from the Allianz...

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ACT Brumbies to play NSW Waratahs after beating Chiefs

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Chris Dutton The Brumbies advance to Super Rugby grand final qualifier after beating the Waikato Chiefs 32-30 in an eight-try epic.

ACT Chief Minister Katy Gallagher backs Brumby Jack's bid to get on field after being banned by Waratahs

Brumby Jack has been relegated to the stands with the supporters this weekend.

Chris Dutton ACT Chief Minister Katy Gallagher has weighed into the Brumby Jack debate, calling on NSW Premier Mike Baird to step in to allow the ACT Brumbies mascot on to the field for a Super Rugby blockbuster...

ACT Brumbies challenge Scott Sio to counter Waratahs' physical onslaught

Scott Sio has been urged to get physical in this weekend's Super Rugby semi-final against the Waratahs.

Chris Dutton ACT Brumbies director of rugby Laurie Fisher has challenged Scott Sio to add "an edge" to his performance against the NSW Waratahs, urging him to use his 120-kilogram frame to counter a physical...

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Size isn't everything - Robbie Coleman ready to prove the doubters wrong in ACT Brumbies semi-final against NSW Waratahs

Robbie Coleman.

Chris Dutton ACT Brumbies winger Robbie Coleman is the only non Wallaby in a star back line, but the diminutive Queanbeyan speedster is unfazed at the challenge.

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Brumbies back under-rated Jarrad Butler to challenge NSW Waratahs captain Michael Hooper

Re-signing: Jarrad Butler will stay with the ACT Brumbies.

Chris Dutton He's perhaps the most underrated player in the biggest Australian derby in more than a decade, but the ACT Brumbies are adamant unheralded Jarrad Butler is ready to lock horns with Wallabies captain...

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ACT Brumbies to play NSW Waratahs after beating Chiefs

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Chris Dutton The Brumbies advance to Super Rugby grand final qualifier after beating the Waikato Chiefs 32-30 in an eight-try epic.

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NSW Waratahs into Super Rugby final after beating ACT Brumbies

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Chris Dutton The NSW Waratahs beat the ACT Brumbies 26-8 in the Super Rugby semi-final in Sydney on Saturday night.

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Brumbies back arch rivals the Waratahs to win Super Rugby championship

Buried: Matt Toomua says the Waratahs have the strength to win the title.

Chris Dutton The Brumbies✓ have thrown their support behind the Waratahs to win their first Super Rugby title

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Brumbies adamant they can learn from mistakes after losing to NSW Waratahs

The Brumbies are determined to use the pain of finals defeat to drive them to a title win.

Chris Dutton The ACT Brumbies have vowed to use three heartbreaking years to make them a better team.

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What we learned: NSW Waratahs v ACT Brumbies

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Chris Dutton All the talking points out of the Brumbies' semi-final clash against the NSW Waratahs at Allianz Stadium.

Waratahs 39 Brumbies 8

Waratahs' win tempered by loss of Dave Dennis as Brumbies' season staggers

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Chris Dutton Waratahs outmuscle injury-stricken Brumbies

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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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ACT Brumbies laugh off NSW Waratahs' claim to be underdogs for Super Rugby clash

Ben Mowen says the Brumbies are ready for a dogfight against the Waratahs.

Chris Dutton The Brumbies have lost another player to injury as Andrew Smith is sidelined, but captain Ben Mowen is adamant his side won't give in.

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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.

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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.

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ACT Brumbies hold off fast-finishing NSW Waratahs in Super Rugby thriller

Nic White fooled the Waratahs defence to score the opening try.

Chris Dutton The Brumbies showed an unwillingness to give in, holding on to a slender lead despite playing the last 20 minutes with just 14 players.

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NSW Waratahs coach Michael Cheika smashes window at Canberra Stadium

The glass door to the Waratahs coaches box which was reportedly smashed by Waratahs head coach Michael Cheika.

Chris Dutton The ACT Brumbies will send the NSW Waratahs a damage bill after coach Michael Cheika shattered a glass door at Canberra Stadium.