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Australia Dealt Big Blow As Will Genia Likely Out Of England Clash

DUBLIN, IRELAND - NOVEMBER 24: Will Genia of Australia looks for a pass during an Australia training session at the RDS Arena on November 24, 2016 in Dublin, Ireland. (Photo by Dan Mullan/Getty Images)

The Australian rugby team’s chances of inflicting revenge on the old enemy at Twickenham were dealt a significant blow as key playmaker, halfback Will Genia has all but been ruled out due to club commitments with Stade Francais. Coach Michael Cheika confirmed the bad news in a press conference this morning. According to Genia’s contract, the match is classified as …

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Watch: Australia Scrum-Half Nick Phipps Shoves Argentina Physio To The Ground

LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 08: Matias Moroni of Argentina clashes with Nick Phipps of Australia during The Rugby Championship match between Argentina and Australia at Twickenham Stadium on October 8, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Warren Little/Getty Images)

This might not be the last Nick Phipps will hear of this… Australia beat Argentina in Twickenham yesterday to finish off the Rugby Championship on a high. The Wallabies now face into a grueling Autumn schedule, starting against New Zealand, before returning to Europe to face Wales, Scotland, France, Ireland and England. However, yesterday’s victory was not all pretty, and …

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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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Australian Scrum-Half Vows Revenge Come Autumn For Wallaby Whitewash

BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 11: Billy Vunipola of England and Nick Phipps of the Wallabies scuffle during the International Test match between the Australian Wallabies and England at Suncorp Stadium on June 11, 2016 in Brisbane, Australia. (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)

  Nick Phipps’ performances over the historic series whitewash at the hands of England has shrouded a cloud of uncertainty over his place within the starting Wallaby XV. The Waratah was by no means at his best over the course of the three tests as the English defence constantly bombarded the scrum-half, starving him of clean ball and thus interfering …

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In Light Of Michael Cheika’s Comments Will This Be The Australian XV To Face England?

New Zealand v Australia - The Rugby Championship

Australia will be without some of their top performers for this summer’s test series against England. Although Michael Cheika had previously hinted at the fact that he would not select any of Australia’s European based players for the upcoming test series with England, some commentators were taken aback when the Wallabies coach confirmed the news yesterday. Despite Cheika claiming he does …

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Craig Joubert Finally Reveals Why He Ran Off The Field At The World Cup

during the 2015 Rugby World Cup Quarter Final match between Australia and Scotland at Twickenham Stadium on October 18, 2015 in London, United Kingdom.

Craig Joubert ran off the field following Scotland’s defeat to Australian during the World Cup. In the aftermath of Scotland’s narrow 35-34 defeat to Australia, rugby fans watched in disbelief as Craig Joubert ran off the field of play after wrongly awarding the Wallabies the match winning penalty. The decision was particularly controversial, as Joubert made the call without consulting with the …

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Did Craig Joubert Make The Wrong Call?

Australia scored a last gasp penalty to beat Scotland. Australia will be relieved to have reached the World Cup Semi Final after scoring a controversial late penalty. Mark Bennett had only moments intercepted a pass, touching down under the posts. Bennett’s try put the Scots two points up with five minutes to play. However with only moments remaining referee, Craig Joubert, …

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Ranking The World’s Top Ten Scrum-Halves

This week’s rankings turn to scrum-half. With some tight calls, it is likely to cause some debate. As ever, let us know your thoughts in the comments section below, or on our Facebook page. _____ 10. Tawera Kerr Barlow The Kiwi 9 is recovering from serious injury, but is very much in the mix to make it back for the …

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