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Stephen Moore Is Not Happy About The “Disappointing” Training Conditions In Edinburgh

Former Wallabies captain, Stephen Moore, who is retiring from rugby after Australia’s upcoming Test against Scotland at Murrayfield has revealed his “disappointment” at the training conditions subjected to the Wallabies as they prepare for this weekend.  The Wallabies are coming off the back of a disappointing defeat to England at Twickenham, a match which saw a number of decisions go …

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Stephen Moore Left Out As Wallabies Name Strong Team Ahead Of Argentina Clash

Wallabies coach Michael Cheika has named a strong team for his side’s Rugby Championship clash against Argentina in Canberra on Saturday. Ex-captain Stephen Moore is surprisingly not included in Cheika’s match-day 23 having missed his side’s draw with the Springboks in Perth last weekend for the birth of his third child. Exciting young Melbourne Rebels hooker Jordan Uelese, who made …

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Wallabies Announce New Captain Ahead Of Rugby Championship

Australia Rugby has announced that flanker Michael Hooper will replace Stephen Moore as captain ahead of their Bledisloe Cup contest with New Zealand later this month. Moore announced his international retirement last week and since that time, fans have been wondering just who would assume the role. On Wednesday, dynamic openside flanker Michael Hooper was revealed as the next Wallabies …

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Wallabies Set For New Captain As Stephen Moore Is To Retire From International Rugby

Wallabies captain, Stephen Moore, will retire from international rugby at the end of the year, meaning that his last appearance for Australia will likely come on their tour of Europe in November.  Moore told the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) that he will also step down as captain of the Wallabies immediately, and it is being suggested that Michael Hooper will take …

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Five Players Micheal Cheika Should Consider Dropping After All Black Hammering

Wallabies Team Photo Session

Australia were embarrassed by New Zealand in Sydney. After their three nil series defeat against England, much was expected of Australia in their opening Rugby Championship clash against the All Blacks. Reinforced by their European players, we were led to believe that the Wallabies would a different team. Indeed Michael Cheika picked 13 of the players who started against New Zealand …

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All Blacks Break 113 Year Record During 42-8 Win Over Australia

Australia v New Zealand

The All Blacks dominated Australia in Sydney. New Zealand sent out a strong warning to the rest of the rugby world today after their massive 42-8 win over the Wallabies. Despite losing Richie McCaw, Dan Carter, Ma’a Nonu and Conrad Smith after the World Cup, there is little evidence to suggest that the All Blacks will be too troubled by …

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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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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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Quade Cooper Signs New Deal With ARU But Will Not Join A Franchise Until Coaching Positions Are Filled

Australia v South Africa - The Rugby Championship

Quad Cooper will return to Australia after leaving Toulon. Australia’s Daily Telegraph have today announced Quade Cooper has signed new deal with the Australian Rugby Union, after leaving Toulon earlier this summer. Although Cooper’s contract will see him remain in Australia until after the 2019 World Cup, it is not yet known with which franchise. While the Queensland Reds remain Cooper’s …

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George Smith Returns To Super Rugby

Saracens v Wasps - Aviva Premiership

Fresh off his player of the year nomination, George Smith will return to Super Rugby. The Queensland Reds have this morning confirmed the signing of Wallaby great, George Smith, on two-season deal. Although 35 year old Smith will join the Reds, he will also line out for Japanese side Suntory Sungoliath. According to The Guardian, the 111 Test match veteran has …

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New Australian Jersey Leaked By Retailer Five Days Before Launch

England v Australia - Group A: Rugby World Cup 2015

A retailer has leaked the new Wallabies jersey before it was supposed to be officially launched. Over the last number of years we have all come to expect marketing companies to leak images of new jerseys to generate hype before the official launch date. However one retailer seems to be one step ahead of the Wallabies marketing department, after photographing and …

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International Rugby’s Greatest ‘Residency’ XV

LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 19: Scott Spedding of France takes control during the 2015 Rugby World Cup Pool D match between France and Italy at Twickenham Stadium on September 19, 2015 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

With all of the talk in the media about international eligibility sparking fans’ interest it seemed appropriate to create an international XV made up of the best Test players who have qualified for their adopted nation on residency grounds. Some of these players have been in their new country less time than some students have been on their university courses, …

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