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Chris Dutton

Chris Dutton is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

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Western Force's Ian Prior plays on with broken nose, fractured cheek against ACT Brumbies

Chris Dutton Western Force halfback Ian Prior was one knock away from having his face ''collapse'' against the Brumbies.

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Brumbies thrash the Western Force 47-25 to secure Super Rugby finals berth

Toomua, White and Mogg.

Chris Dutton The Brumbies powered into the Super Rugby finals after hammering the Western Force 47-25.

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ACT Brumbies to stick with line-up against Western Force

Chris Dutton Brumbies coach Stephen Larkham is prepared to put faith in his starting line-up this week against the Force.

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ACT Brumbies player Lachlan McCaffrey ready to face old team the Western Force

Chris Dutton ACT Brumbies recruit Lachlan McCaffrey declares he has nothing to prove against the Western Force.

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ACT Brumbies' Clyde Rathbone on standby for Western Force Super Rugby match

Chris Dutton Clyde Rathbone could be thrust into a surprise Super Rugby appearance in Perth due to injury.

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Super Rugby: Laurie Fisher wants Brumbies to make early statement against Western Force

CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 08: Brumbies Director of Rugby Laurie Fisher during the Super Rugby trial match between the Brumbies and the ACT XV at Viking Park on February 8, 2014 in Canberra, Australia. (Photo by Stefan Postles/Getty Images)

Chris Dutton The ACT Brumbies will launch an early attacking raid against the Western Force on Saturday.

Brumbies put their faith in winger Robbie Coleman for Western Force clash

Lachlan McCaffrey cools off during Brumbies' training on Tuesday morning.

Chris Dutton The ACT Brumbies are hopeful winger Robbie Coleman will be fit to play against the Western Force, despite suffering a head knock in an ACT XV game last weekend.

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ACT Brumbies v Western Force

LIVE Brumbies v Force.

Chris Dutton The Western Force host the ACT Brumbies in this Saturday night clash - the last of the regular season. Chris Dutton will be blogging all the action live from 9.45pm (AEST).

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Fears Wallaby Pat McCabe's career over after third neck injury

Pat McCabe

Chris Dutton ACT Brumbies warrior Pat McCabe is fighting to save his career after a suspected third serious neck injury.

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Dan McKellar confident he can fill Laurie Fisher's shoes at ACT Brumbies

Brumbies assistant coach Dan McKellar with Stephen Larkham and Laurie Fisher.

Chris Dutton ACT Brumbies assistant coach Dan McKellar says he's ready to take on more responsibility next season.

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Ben Alexander says a Super Rugby title, not revenge, is Brumbies' only focus against Chiefs

Chris Dutton The ACT Brumbies have shelved talk of grand final revenge against the Waikato Chiefs, prop Ben Alexander declaring a championship is the only prize capable of easing the pain of last year's...

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Christian Lealiifano and Tevita Kuridrani key to Brumbies attack, says Henry Speight

Tevita Kuridrani of the Brumbies runs the ball during the round 19 Super Rugby match between the Brumbies and the Force at Canberra Stadium.

Chris Dutton Henry Speight hopes the Brumbies' back line can deliver more fireworks at Canberra Stadium on Saturday.

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Jesse Mogg says being dropped from the ACT Brumbies team was a wake-up call

Jesse Mogg has regained the fullback role after being dropped last month.

Chris Dutton ACT Brumbies fullback Jesse Mogg is using his Super Rugby axing to reignite his passion, admitting he took his position in the team for granted after being the first choice No.

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Brumbies hooker Josh Mann-Rea ready to turn Super Rugby lifeline into a championship

Josh Mann-Rea is relishing his call-up to the Brumbies' first XV.

Chris Dutton Third-string ACT Brumbies hooker Josh Mann-Rea has built his career on "lifeline opportunities".

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ACT Brumbies prepare for grand final re-match against Waikato Chiefs and a chance to make Super Rugby history

The Brumbies are also on track for a second-round meeting with the NSW Waratahs in Sydney after their thumping 47-25 win against the Western Force and overnight results locked them into fourth place on the ladder.

Chris Dutton The ACT Brumbies will have to defy Super Rugby history to achieve their championship dream.

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Brumbies warrior Pat McCabe wants to have big impact in Super Rugby finals debut

Brumbies veteran Pat McCabe can't wait for his first taste of Super Rugby finals.

Chris Dutton Brumbies warrior Pat McCabe is preparing for his first Super Rugby finals match.

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What we learned: ACT Brumbies v Waikato Chiefs

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Chris Dutton If there's any lingering doubt about Henry Speight's Wallabies credentials, it was erased in a superb opening half.

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ACT Brumbies in control of their own destiny and can lock in home final

Chris Dutton Brumbies in the mix for a home final, a nightmare international journey - or missing the finals altogether.

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Brumbies captain Ben Mowen says team ready to recharge for finals as end near for Super Rugby career

Ben Mowen says the Brumbies can still make the finals.

Chris Dutton Ben Mowen is adamant the Brumbies can recharge and build momentum for its last regular season game.

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Brumbies coach Stephen Larkham re-signs and has plan for sustained Super Rugby success

Stephen Larkham signed a three-year deal on Sunday which will see him take charge of the Brumbies under a traditional coaching model when director of rugby Laurie Fisher departs to Europe at the end of the Super Rugby season.

Chris Dutton Stephen Larkham will work with Joe Roff and Stephen Moore to design a high-performance program for the Brumbies.