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Just The Stats: Australia’s Greatest XV

As we continue our look at the best players for each major rugby nation based entirely on statistics, we next come to Australia. Australia’s Wallabies have struggled of late to be the dominant force they were during the 1990s and for much of the 2000s. When one thinks of great Australian players, many of them come from the Rugby World …

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Cheika Blends Youth With Experience In Wallaby XV To Take On Eddie Jones’ Men

BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Australian Wallabies pose for a team photo media at Ballymore Stadium on June 9, 2016 in Brisbane, Australia. (Photo by Chris Hyde/Getty Images)

Michael Cheika has officially announced this morning his side which will take on the considerable challenge of halting the momentum of Grand-Slam champions England, thus overcoming ex-teammate and rival Eddie Jones. In a squad which see’s the introduction of an element of old and new, Cheika has decided to reward form by drafting in three uncapped players while also reincorporating …

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Recall For Former Captain As Cheika Announces Australia Squad For England Series

MENDOZA, ARGENTINA - OCTOBER 04: James Horwill of the Wallabies looks on during The Rugby Championship match between Argentina and the Australian Wallabies at Estadio Malvinas Argentinas on October 4, 2014 in Mendoza, Argentina. (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)

Despite calling upon 10 uncapped players in the 39-man preliminary squad, head coach Micheal Cheika has assured that no free caps will be handed out ahead of Australia’s three match test series against England next month. One such uncapped player is Queensland Reds full-back Karmicheal Hunt whose impressive form has seen the ‘Master of Ninjas’ Ayumu Goromaru feature on the …

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A European Based Wallaby XV To Face England

Australia v New Zealand - The Rugby Championship

Kurtley Beale became the latest Australian international to join a European Club. When Wasps announced the capture of Kurtley Beale last week, the utility back became the latest Wallaby international to join a European club. Indeed, this summer Beale will be joined by Matt Tooma, Greg Holmes and Liam Gill at northern hemisphere clubs. The quartet of player will join the likes of …

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Video: The Try That Brought Saracens Winning Run To An End

Saracens had been unbeaten until today. After a series of impressive victories, some of the more bullish Saracens fans had been suggesting that their team could go the season unbeaten. Indeed there had been suggestions that as many as six Saracens players could be selected in the England team to face Scotland next month. However, despite dominating the opening twenty …

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Australia Name Rugby World Cup Squad

Australia coach, Michael Cheika, has named his Rugby World Cup Squad Michael Cheika has announced his squad for the Rugby World Cup. Although there were no great surprises, the biggest losers were, previous captain James Horwill and scrum half Nic White. After his poor performance against New Zealand in the Rugby Championship, Nick Phipps inclusion has raised some eyebrows, particularly with Nic White and Will …

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