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Israel Folau Revealed As Player Who Put Cheika In Hospital Just Days Before Wallabies Spring Tour

LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 14: Michael Cheika, Head Coach of Australia speaks to the media during an Australia media session at The Lensbury Hotel on October 14, 2015 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Dan Mullan/Getty Images)

Wallabies fullback Israel Folau has been revealed as the player who put Australia head coach Michael Cheika in hospital just days before the Wallabies were set to depart for their spring tour of Europe on Friday. Cheika was forced to have shoulder surgery earlier this week after rupturing two tendons in his shoulder at Wallabies training last week in Sydney. The training ground incident …

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Video: Will Skelton Gets Sin Binned For High Tackle Despite Completely Missing His Man

Australia v England

Since England’s three nil series win over Australia, question marks have been asked of the Wallabies’ defence. Indeed, Australian rugby fans have even gone so far as to question their players commitment. Not only that, but the Wallabies’ locks have come in for particular criticism due to their inability to give Australia a platform from the lineout. As such, some …

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Damage Control? Cheika Selects Veteran Genia Ahead Of Frisby

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - AUGUST 05: Wallabies Coach, Michael Cheika speaks to the media during an Australian Wallabies media opportunity at Weigall Sports Ground on August 5, 2016 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Brendon Thorne/Getty Images)

Michael Cheika invoked Giteau’s Law to select five European-based players with 60 caps over seven years for his 2016 Rugby Championship squad. Among these, choosing 33-year-old Will Genia ahead of Nick Frisby has raised eyebrows. Is it a move of desperation? After the Wallabies’ historic 3-0 series defeat by the touring England side and the dismal showing of Australian sides in …

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Matt Giteau Named In Australia Squad Despite Toulon Controversy

Matt Giteau has put his country before his club and will join up with Australia for The Rugby Championship, despite his club Toulon refusing to pay him whilst he is with the Wallabies. According to Sky Sports, Giteau will face a two-month wage cut so that he can play for his beloved Australia. Drew Mitchell has also decided to join …

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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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Watch Australian Openside Liam Gill Land An Unreal 40 Meter Drop Goal

Jonny Wilkinson would be proud of Liam Gill’s effort. Liam Gill channelled his inner John Eales yesterday, scoring an unbelievable 40 meter meter drop goal during the Queensland Reds’ 41-22 defeat at the hands of the Bulls. Although the referee was playing advantage following an earlier Bulls infringement, Reds scrum half, Nick Frisby, would have been expecting Gill to either take the …

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