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Karmichael Hunt Given Second Chance With Waratahs Swap Deal

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Disgraced fullback Karmichael Hunt was Monday given a chance to revive a rugby career overshadowed by a drug scandal, signing a one-year contract with the NSW Waratahs. Hunt, a former rugby league international who made his Wallabies debut in 2017, was stood down from all contractual obligations later that year over drug charges. The Queensland Reds star was fined Aus$10,000 and …

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No Wallabies Recall For Quade Cooper Even With Karmichael Hunt Injury

Wallabies fly-half Quade Cooper will not be recalled to Australia’s Rugby Championship squad despite an injury to his Queensland Reds teammate Karmichael Hunt. The former Rugby League star will be out of action for two months after a minor operation on an ankle syndesmosis injury and is therefore likely to miss at least the first four games of Australia’s Rugby …

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Stephen Larkham Hints At Monster Midfield Selection For Wallabies

Australia could be looking to counter England’s “bodyline” game plan. In the aftermath of Wallabies 39-28 defeat to England last weekend, some in the Australian media criticised Michael Cheika’s midfield combination. Although Australia scored four tries, their lack of creativity in midfield was highlighted as one of the reasons for their 11 point loss. Consequently, within hours of the game concluding …

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Australia Set To Pick Centre Who Has Not Made A Line Break In Two Seasons

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Michael Cheika could be about to make a strange selection. According the Fox News, Wallabies coach, Michael Cheika, is going to hand Queensland Reds utility back, Karmichael Hunt, his debut in Australia’s first test against England next Saturday. Hunt, who previously played with Ben Te’o at the Brisbane Broncos and enjoyed a stint in Aussie Rules with the Gold Coast, was a …

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Michael Cheika Cuts Six Players From The Wallabies Squad

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Michael Cheika had named a 39 man squad for the test series against England. When Michael Cheika originally named a 39 man squad for Australia’s upcoming three match series against England, he did so with the intention of cutting it’s size after overseeing the Wallabies first training sessions. Although few surprise inclusions were expected, Matt Giteau’s exclusion and Kurtley Beale’s injury …

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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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Putting A Microphone On A Scrum Half Was Always Going To Be A Bad Idea

Australian TV decided to mic up a scrum half!! Over the last few months a number of Australian based players have been mic’d up, providing an interesting insight into what happens on the field. Back in June, Christian Leali’ifano illustrated how much communication is necessary in defence. In August Karmichael Hunt gave an attacking master class while wearing a mic, and …

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