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Chris Dutton

Chris Dutton is a sporters reporter at The Canberra Times.


Brumbies send damage bill to NSW Waratahs coach Michael Cheika

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

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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.


Henry Speight surprised by depth of rivalry between Brumbies and Waratahs in Super Rugby

Ready for rivalry: Henry Speight at Brumbies training on Thursday.

Chris Dutton ACT Brumbies winger Henry Speight admits he's an "outsider" in the bitter rivalry with the NSW Waratahs.


ACT Brumbies out to stop NSW Waratahs' Israel Folau, try-scoring machine

Explosive: Israel Folau will be hard for the Brumbies to stop on Saturday night.

Chris Dutton Israel Folau's record of five tries from just 27 touches this season has caused headaches for rival Super Rugby sides.

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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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Waratahs out for revenge against Brumbies in Super Rugby clash

Michael Cheika.

Chris Dutton NSW Waratahs coach Michael Cheika has described his trip to Canberra last year as the ''lowlight'' of his debut campaign.


Waratahs, Reds and Rebels pack down as new east coast powerhouse

Bill Pulver.

Chris Dutton, Georgina Robinson The Waratahs, Reds and Rebels are considering merging their operations to form an eastern seaboard powerhouse under a radical proposal to be put before the ARU board at the end of the month.

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Waratahs captain loses race against time to hand Gilbert debut

AJ Gilbert

Chris Dutton Waratahs skipper stand-in skipper Pat McCutcheon has lost his battle to be fit in time for Sunday's stoush with the Western Force with Northern Suburbs breakaway AJ Gilbert called up to make his...

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Hoiles warns of Waratahs revenge ambush

CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 8:  Stephen Hoiles of the Brumbies makes a line break during the Super 14 round ten match between the Brumbies and the Waratahs at Canberra Stadium on April 8, 2007 in Canberra, Australia.  (Photo by Mark Nolan/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Stephen Hoiles

Chris Dutton Former ACT skipper Stephen Hoiles has warned the Brumbies to prepare for a revenge ambush in Sydney as the NSW Waratahs try to make amends for their early-season capitulation in Canberra.


Waratahs eye Brumbies revenge: Crawford

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - MAY 11:  Cam Crawford of the Waratahs scores a try during the round 13 Super Rugby match between the Waratahs and the Stormers at Allianz Stadium on May 11, 2013 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)

Chris Dutton Waratahs recruit and former Brumby Cam Crawford says NSW hit rock bottom after their loss to the Canberra franchise two months ago.

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Brumbies, Waratahs left to count the cost of injuries after brutal encounter

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - MAY 18:  Drew Mitchell of the Waratahs is tackled during the round 14 Super Rugby match between the Waratahs and the Brumbies at ANZ Stadium on May 18, 2013 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

Chris Dutton INJURIES and a form slide have put the ACT Brumbies' play-off dream on the brink as they count the costs of a brutal Australian derby at ANZ Stadium on Saturday night.

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Waratahs v Brumbies - what we learned

Waratahs v Brumbies at ANZ Stadium
Waratahs Israel Folau in action

Chris Dutton Five things we learned from the Waratahs' 28-22 win over the Brumbies.


White's men ready to face 'desperate' Waratahs

Jake White?

Chris Dutton IT'S BILLED as the ACT Brumbies' biggest rivalry but coach Jake White says his team risks getting ''thumped'' if it focuses on a ''war'' against the Waratahs at Canberra Stadium tomorrow night.


Brumbies unchanged for Waratahs

Queanbeyan v Royals Rugby Union at Campese Field, Brumbie's coach Jake White with Robbie Coleman watching the game.

Chris Dutton The ACT Brumbies have named an unchanged side for the first time this year for their clash with arch rivals the NSW Waratahs at ANZ Stadium on Saturday night.


Steely ACT ignores slanging match with Waratahs

5 June 2012, Sport, Journalist David Polkinghorne Canberra Times PHOTO by JAY CRONAN. Brumbies players Ben Alexander in action during training.

Chris Dutton It could be the calm before the storm or the nervous energy for a determined run to the Super Rugby play-offs, but the ACT Brumbies are avoiding a war of words with the NSW Waratahs.


Brumbies tough out gritty win against Waratahs

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JULY 07:  Tatafu Polota-Nau of the Waratahs scores the opening try during the round 17 Super Rugby match between the Waratahs and the Brumbies at ANZ Stadium on July 7, 2012 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Brendon Thorne/Getty Images)

Chris Dutton The ACT Brumbies have survived the biggest scare of their Super Rugby revival but their finals drought is over.


Cam Crawford released to Waratahs

Chris Dutton The ACT Brumbies have released winger Cam Crawford from the final year of his contract with the 23-year-old to join the NSW Waratahs for the next two Super Rugby seasons.


Crawford chases game time at Waratahs

25th May 2011, Sport, Chris Dutton Story,  CANBERRA TIMES photo by KARLEEN MINNEY- Cam Crawford has signed with the Brumbies for the next two years SPECIAL 0

Chris Dutton Cam Crawford insists leaving the ACT Brumbies is the right move for his career as he searches for more game time and responsibility.