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The Fast XV: Picking The Quickest Team In World Rugby

LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 11: Jonathan Joseph of England scores his sides second try during the RBS Six Nations match between England and Scotland at Twickenham Stadium on March 11, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Warren Little/Getty Images)

The main difference between England and Scotland in this year’s Six Nations was not power but speed. Jonathan Joseph’s impeccable timing and blazing pace saw him blast through the Scottish backline seemingly at will. But would the Bath flier make a World Fastest XV? 15  Israel Dagg  (New Zealand) A very tough one to pick but the way Israel Dagg …

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Quade Cooper And Bernard Foley Could Start Against All Blacks In Radically Reshaped Wallaby Backline

Wallabies Training Session

Michael Cheika could be about reconstruct the Australian backline. It could be argued that Australian rugby is going through an identity crisis. Despite struggling at the set piece in years gone by, talented back lines had the ability to get them out of trouble with meagre possession. In the past, Australia deployed playmakers at 10 and 12 in order to maximise their devastating …

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Five Players To Watch Out For In This Year’s Rugby Championship

With the Rugby Championship getting underway next week, we pick out five players we feel could make their mark in this year’s competition. We have included an All Black or two of course, but also names from Australia, South Africa and Argentina. The Wallabies will host rivals New Zealand at the ANZ National Stadium next Saturday to get the championship underway. _____ Samu Kerevi …

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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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Australia’s McMahon And Kerevi Were Never Tipped For Stardom

BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 11: Samu Kerevi of the Wallabies is tackled by Anthony Watson and James Haskell (L) during the International Test match between the Australian Wallabies and England at Suncorp Stadium on June 11, 2016 in Brisbane, Australia. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

Sean McMahon and Samu Kerevi – the Wallabies’ two brightest prospects and two players who were never tipped for stardom or to have their names in the spotlight. The Brisbane-reared duo are two of the youngest players in Michael Cheika’s Wallabies squad but they are also esteemed graduates of one of Australia’s toughest rugby nurseries – the Brisbane GPS. McMahon is …

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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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Opinion: Australia’s Samu Kerevi On The Brink Of Stardom

BRISBANE, QUEENSLAND - APRIL 09: Samu Kerevi of the Reds breaks away from the defence during the round seven Super Rugby match between the Reds and the Highlanders at Suncorp Stadium on April 9, 2016 in Brisbane, Australia. (Photo by Bradley Kanaris/Getty Images)

Three uncapped players will make their Wallaby debuts on Saturday but Samu Kerevi is the golden egg, and at Suncorp we might be witnessing the start of a very special Test career. What has made Kerevi stand out from the pack over the last two seasons in Super Rugby has been his ability to play head and shoulders above the …

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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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Michael Cheika Planning To Unleash Monster 123 Kg Winger Against England

Australia v Wales - Group A: Rugby World Cup 2015

Michael Cheika is looking to beef up his backline. After the extent of Kurtley Beale’s knee injury was revealed, thoughts immediately moved as to who would replace the centre in the Australian line up. Although many Wallaby supporters would have expected to see Michael Cheika select a centre combination from a short list of players that includes, Matt Giteau, Tevita Kuridrani, …

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