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Chris Dutton

Chris Dutton is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

Fotu Auelua and Jesse Mogg score all points as Wests beat Royals in John I Dent Cup

 Fotu Auelua playing for Wests against the Canberra Royals in the John Dent Cup Round 1.
The Canberra Times  
Date:  21 March 2015
Photo Jay Cronan

Chris Dutton Super Rugby reputations counted for nothing as Wests and Royals belted each other in a local rugby dogfight, but in the end some ACT Brumbies class made the difference the start the John I Dent Cup...

Best of the rest Barbarians out to cause upsets at under-20s championships

Chris Dutton They're the group thrown together as "the best of the rest" in a bid to end the dominance of NSW and Queensland, and Australian Barbarians coach Russell Ingram believes his side can cause havoc at...

Royals consider legal action against Soakai Tai after defecting to Queanbeyan Whites

Chris Dutton Royals are set to ignite the John I Dent Cup rivalry before a game has been played, with the Phillip-based club considering legal action against one of their former stars after Soakai Tai after he...

Rugby union

Brumbies fullback Jesse Mogg back to Wests to find love of game

Jesse Mogg

Chris Dutton Jesse Mogg is out to rediscover his love for rugby when he plays for his Wests club on Saturday.

Easts out to prove they're back from the brink in John I Dent Cup

Chris Dutton John I Dent club Easts are determined to rebuild their reputation on and off the field this year.

Abby Bishop caps outstanding season with WNBL MVP prize

Abby Bishop was named the WNBL's best player on Wednesday.

Chris Dutton and Roy Ward Canberra Capitals skipper Abby Bishop ends stellar season with WNBL MVP prize.

Lauren Wells confident she can hit peak in time for world championships

Lauren Wells says she's on track to peak in time for the world championships.

Chris Dutton Lauren Wells won't be suckered into a worldwide search for fast times, backing her training program to have her in peak condition by July as she sets her sights on the world championships.

Louise Redman turns to archery to help battle post-natal depression and wins Australian title

Louise Redman will compete at the world championships later this year.

Chris Dutton Louise Redman turned to archery to help her overcome a battle with post-natal depression. Now she wants to turn her passion into a mother's club.

Canberra Raiders wave goodbye to Trent Merrin talks

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Chris Dutton Locker Room: the best of Canberra sport, from grassroots to gossip.

Abby Bishop caps stellar season by winning Canberra Capitals MVP prize

Abby Bishop was named Canberra Capitals MVP.

Chris Dutton Abby Bishop claims back to back most valuable player prizes for Canberra Capitals.

Wollongong Hawks considered links with Canberra as Andrew Gaze says NBL should be shut down

Chris Dutton The Wollongong Hawks met with the ACT government about a plan to bring NBL games to Canberra before the club went into voluntary administration.

Cricket ACT into final interviews for new boss and hope to appoint leader next week


Chris Dutton Cricket ACT hopes it will be able to appoint a new boss as early as next week with three board members flying to Melbourne on Wednesday to conduct interviews for a chief executive.

Stephen Larkham makes rugby comeback alongside Victoria Cross winner

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Chris Dutton Stephen Larkham makes a comeback to play with a Victoria Cross winner, Nick Kyrgios gets a new car and Ben Alexander's costly Super Rugby try.

Raiders consider relocating to Civic to join City to the Lake project

Chris Dutton The Canberra Raiders are set to move their training base to Civic to embrace the City to the Lake project, keen to capitalise on the ACT government's vision to revitalise the city in the coming years.

No one can stop the A.B. de Villiers show, warns South Africa assistant coach Adrian Birrell

South Africa's finest: A.B. de Villiers with Hashim Amla at Manuka Oval.

Chris Dutton Former Ireland coach Adrian Birrell believes no bowling attack in world cricket can contain A.B. de Villiers.

Eastlake chases huge Queanbeyan total in bid to claim top spot

Matthew Grocott of Queanbeyan hits a 6.

Chris Dutton Eastlake will be forced to chase down its biggest target of the season if it wants to claim the Cricket ACT two-day competition minor premiership next weekend after Queanbeyan staked its claim for...

Rebecca Wiasak aims for Olympic Games after almost quitting before her world championship dream

Sport. Newly crowned individual pursuit world champion, Beck Wiasak,
returns to Canberra and is pictured at the Narrabundah veledrome.
February 26th. 2015 The Canberra Times photograph by Graham Tidy.


Chris Dutton New individual pursuit world champion Rebecca Wiasak will devote the next 18 months to her Olympic Games dream.

Locker Room: Brumbies channel Taylor Swift and David Pocock's embarrassing moment


Chris Dutton The Brumbies do some karaoke while David Pocock opens up about a embarrassing rugby moment he'd rather forget.

Nick Kyrgios withdraws from Australia's Davis Cup tie

Nick Kyrgios is out of Australia's Davis Cup tie against the Czech Republic.

Chris Dutton Canberra tennis star Nick Kyrgios has withdrawn from Australia's Davis Cup tie against the Czech Republic, conceding his back isn't ready to handle the workload.