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Watch: Beale Gaffe Gifts Springboks Easiest Of Tries

Midway through the first half, Australia are trailing the Springboks 14-0 at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium in Port Elizabeth and Kurtley Beale is responsible for the Wallabies’ early concession of that try.  The Wallabies, who were defending on their own goal line with a minute not yet on the clock passed the ball to Beale who decided to send …

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Watch: Folau Heavily Criticised For Butchering Match Winning Moment

Israel Folau has come under some severe criticism for butchering a golden opportunity at the end of the Wallabies’ 19-23 loss to Argentina which would have won them the game.  It was a day of upsets in the Rugby Championship as earlier this morning, the Springboks pulled off a shock win against the All Blacks in Wellington. Argentina continued that …

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Israel Folau And David Pocock Return For The Wallabies

Flanker David Pocock and back Israel Folau were declared fit enough to be included in the starting lineup Thursday in a big boost for the Wallabies ahead of their weekend clash with Argentina. Both players were late scratchings from Australia’s team against South Africa in Brisbane on Saturday but were named in the starting XV for their Rugby Championship showdown …

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Adam Ashley-Cooper Eyeing Shock World Cup Wallabies Return

Adam Ashley-Cooper is eyeing a return to Australia in a surprise bid to force his way into their World Cup squad, but Wallabies coach Michael Cheika insists he won’t be getting any favours. The veteran played the last of his 116 Tests against the All Blacks in late 2016 before moving to French Top-14 outfit Bordeaux, followed by the Kobe …

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Erasmus Heavily Criticised For ‘Ruthless’ Substitution

The honeymoon period of Rassie Erasmus’ time in charge of the Springboks looks to be well and truly over as the former Munster Director of Rugby has overseen two disappointing back-to-back defeats to Argentina and most recently, the Wallabies.  South Africa were 7-15 in front during the first half at the Suncorp Stadium but a litany of unforced errors saw the …

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Watch: RG Snyman Laughs Maniacally As Wallabies Try To Get A Piece

The Wallabies have recorded their first win of the 2018 Rugby Championship thanks to a tight 23-18 victory at Brisbane’s Suncorp Stadium.  Michael Cheika’s side found themselves 17-18 down at halftime after an error-strewn opening 40 minutes but an improved second-half performance saw the home side eke out a win. The pressure was on Cheika going into this game after …

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Cheika Drops Bernard Foley For Must-Win Clash With Springboks

Bernard Foley was dropped Thursday in a major backline shake-up by the Wallabies, with the Springboks also ringing in the changes for a match they are both desperate to win after recent crushing Rugby Championship defeats. Australia have lost six of their past seven games and ceded the Bledisloe Cup to New Zealand for the 16th consecutive year after a …

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Rugby Australia Chief Says Michael Cheika’s Job Is Safe

Wallabies coach Michael Cheika on Tuesday won the backing of his bosses who pledged their support ahead of next year’s World Cup despite a dismal run of defeats deemed “not acceptable”. Australia have now lost six of their past seven games, and ceded the Bledisloe Cup to New Zealand for the 16th consecutive year after a 40-12 hammering in Auckland …

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Wounded Wallabies Back Themselves To Upset All Blacks

The under-fire Wallabies presented a bullish face in Auckland Friday on the eve of the second Test despite the All Blacks being on the verge of claiming the Bledisloe Cup for a 16th consecutive year. “Our backs are not against the wall,” insisted captain Michael Hooper when questioned about New Zealand’s dominant 38-13 win in the opening match in Sydney …

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