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Watch: Ten Of The Best International Rugby Tries Of 2016

There have been some wonderful tries scored in international rugby in 2016, but we’ve scoured the internet to pick out ten of the very best scores from across the world this year. 10) Nicolas Sanchez v Japan, 5th November 2016 In recent years the Pumas have stepped up their rugby a few gears, in particular their attacking game. Gone of …

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Five Things Ireland Must Do If They Are To Stop Australia’s Grand Slam

CARDIFF, WALES - SEPTEMBER 23: David Pocock of Australia during the 2015 Rugby World Cup Pool A match between Australia and Fiji at Millennium Stadium on September 23, 2015 in Cardiff, United Kingdom. (Photo by Michael Steele/Getty Images)

The Australia team has performed admirably during the northern tour, eking out an unbeaten record after wins over Wales, Scotland and France. However, the little Aussie engine that could may come to a shuddering halt if Ireland target the following five areas of Wallaby weakness. Stop Israel Folau and Tevita Kuridrani The two form horses of the Aussie backline thrive on …

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Top 5 Fijian Players Representing Other Nations

England v South Africa - International Match

When Fiji take on England they will be without some of their best players. Earlier this week we were shocked to learn that Pacific Islanders now make up 18% of the game’s professional players. Although many islanders find themselves playing with lower league clubs in England and France, an increasing number are lining out for some of Europe’s elite sides. …

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Australia And New Zealand Name Sides For Second Bledisloe Cup Clash

Australia v New Zealand

The Wallabies will be looking to restore some pride this weekend. As was widely reported yesterday, Michael Cheika has selected Quade Cooper to start against the All Blacks after the Wallabies were thumped 42-8 last weekend. Although many anticipated Cooper staring at inside centre, he has been handed the number 10 jersey with Bernard Foley playing alongside at 12. Nevertheless, …

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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 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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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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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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Michael Cheika Cuts Six Players From The Wallabies Squad

New Zealand v Australia - Final: Rugby World Cup 2015

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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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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