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Chris Dutton is the sports editor at The Canberra Times.

Mistakes and opportunities costly as Royals fall to Vikings power

Mistakes and opportunities costly as Royals fall to Vikings power

The Royals bid for back to back titles for the first time in 27 years fell short on Saturday after they failed to take chances at Viking Park.

  • by Chris Dutton

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Tuggeranong Viqueens break three-year grand final curse to win title

Tuggeranong Viqueens break three-year grand final curse to win title

The Viqueens secured their first women's title in almost 10 years when they beat the Uni-Norths Owls.

  • by Chris Dutton
Teenager Noah Lolesio leads Tuggeranong to grand final win v Royals

Teenager Noah Lolesio leads Tuggeranong to grand final win v Royals

The Vikings claimed their sixth premiership in eight years by beating Royals, and an 18-year-old on the Brumbies' radar was in charge of leading them to glory.

  • by Chris Dutton
She's back! Caroline Buchanan wins first race eight months after crash

She's back! Caroline Buchanan wins first race eight months after crash

The Canberra cycling queen sent a message to the rest of her competitors by winning in Whistler, capping her return to the bike after a life-threatening crash.

  • by Chris Dutton
Shellie Milward and Georgia O'Neill swap Canberra GF for Wallaroos

Shellie Milward and Georgia O'Neill swap Canberra GF for Wallaroos

Milward and O'Neill were supposed to play against each other on Saturday, but will instead team up in a historic Wallaroos Test match.

  • by Caden Helmers & Chris Dutton
Sam Carter draws inspiration from farmers for Canberra grand final

Sam Carter draws inspiration from farmers for Canberra grand final

The ACT Brumbies captain will have extra motivation to help Royals to another title on Saturday after visiting drought-affected farmers this week.

  • by Chris Dutton
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A 22-year bond turns into grand final rivalry in Tuggeranong v Royals

A 22-year bond turns into grand final rivalry in Tuggeranong v Royals

Wayne Southwell and Nick Scrivener were partners in crime for the Canberra Kookaburras in 1996. Now they will be grand final enemies on Saturday.

  • by Chris Dutton
Brumbies hooker Connal McInerney signs deal, but Wallabies snub ACT

Brumbies hooker Connal McInerney signs deal, but Wallabies snub ACT

The Brumbies will unveil a new full-time signing on Friday, but some of their stars can't force their way into Wallabies gold.

  • by Chris Dutton
Tom Cusack waits on rugby return date after head-knock assessment

Tom Cusack waits on rugby return date after head-knock assessment

The ACT Brumbies back-rower had tests in Melbourne to assess his recovery, but he'll miss the Canberra grand final on Saturday.

  • by Chris Dutton
How Nikki Ayers found rowing after 16 operations to save her leg

How Nikki Ayers found rowing after 16 operations to save her leg

Nikki Ayers grew up dreaming of playing rugby for Australia. But a tackling accident changed her life and led her to the Australian rowing team.

  • by Chris Dutton
Brumbies hit six-year low for Wallabies in Bledisloe Cup clash

Brumbies hit six-year low for Wallabies in Bledisloe Cup clash

The Brumbies will have just three players in the team to play New Zealand on Saturday as the Wallabies chase a drought-breaking Bledisloe Cup win.

  • by Chris Dutton