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The Courier Mail
Reds attack coach to splitcoach for 17 years, he now looms as a candidate to take charge at the Western F
Reds attack coach to split
The Courier Mail / Posted 18 hours ago
coach for 17 years, he now looms as a candidate to take charge at the Western Force in the wake of the late-season axing of Michael Foley. O’Connor signed a three-year deal with the Reds but it is understood there is room to opt-out after one to... Read more
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FOXSPORTS.com.au
Australian teams licking their wounds after Super Rugby strugglesthis season, haven’t given up hope of adding Cooper to their roster. The only
Australian teams licking their wounds after Super Rugby struggles
FOXSPORTS.com.au / Posted 2 days ago
this season, haven’t given up hope of adding Cooper to their roster. The only way is up for last-placed Australian Conference side Western Force, who won just two games and have to appoint a new coach after the late season sacking of Michael F... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Aussie rugby teams not so Superthis season, haven’t given up hope of adding Cooper to their roster. The only
Aussie rugby teams not so Super
The Courier Mail / Posted 2 days ago
this season, haven’t given up hope of adding Cooper to their roster. The only way is up for last-placed Australian Conference side Western Force, who won just two games and have to appoint a new coach after the late season sacking of Michael F... Read more
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SportsFan
Aussie rugby teams not so Superthis season, haven't given up hope of adding Cooper to their roster. The only
Aussie rugby teams not so Super
SportsFan / Posted 2 days ago
this season, haven't given up hope of adding Cooper to their roster. The only way is up for last-placed Australian Conference side Western Force, who won just two games and have to appoint a new coach after the late season sacking of Michael F... Read more
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Canberra Times
Former All Black Jono Gibbes interviewed for Queensland Reds jobbut appears to be holding out until he knows who he will be playing under at Ba
Former All Black Jono Gibbes interviewed for Queensland Reds job
Canberra Times / Posted 4 days ago
but appears to be holding out until he knows who he will be playing under at Ballymore. Who the ARU appoint to replace Michael Foley at the Western Force is also heavily dependent on the outcome in Queensland. With the Perth franchise now under... Read more
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NZCity
Brumbies make Super finals with Force winto win their first championship since 2004. The Force, meanwhile, finish their
Brumbies make Super finals with Force win
NZCity / Posted 9 days ago
to win their first championship since 2004. The Force, meanwhile, finish their horror season - during which coach Michael Foley was sacked, the ARU took control, and a number of players misbehaved while on tour in South Africa - with just... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Brumbies clinch Australian conference with 24-10 win over Forceto win their first championship since 2004. The Force, meanwhile, finish their
Brumbies clinch Australian conference with 24-10 win over Force
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 10 days ago
to win their first championship since 2004. The Force, meanwhile, finish their horror season - during which coach Michael Foley was sacked, the ARU took control, and a number of players misbehaved while on tour in South Africa - with just... Read more
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SportsFan
Brumbies make Super finals with Force winto win their first championship since 2004. The Force, meanwhile, finish their
Brumbies make Super finals with Force win
SportsFan / Posted 10 days ago
to win their first championship since 2004. The Force, meanwhile, finish their horror season - during which coach Michael Foley was sacked, the ARU took control, and a number of players misbehaved while on tour in South Africa - with just... Read more
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FOXSPORTS.com.au
Rugby – Super rugby – Match Centre – Recapto win their first championship since 2004. The Force, meanwhile, finish their
Rugby – Super rugby – Match Centre – Recap
FOXSPORTS.com.au / Posted 10 days ago
to win their first championship since 2004. The Force, meanwhile, finish their horror season - during which coach Michael Foley was sacked, the ARU took control, and a number of players misbehaved while on tour in South Africa — with just... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Brumbies seal playoffs placeto win their first championship since 2004. The Force, meanwhile, finish their
Brumbies seal playoffs place
Otago Daily Times / Posted 10 days ago
to win their first championship since 2004. The Force, meanwhile, finish their horror season - during which coach Michael Foley was sacked, the ARU took control, and a number of players misbehaved while on tour in South Africa - with just... Read more
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Canberra Times
What the Waratahs result means for the ACT Brumbies' Super Rugby finals hopesor other teams too much. I'm pretty comfortable that the boys are focused on th
What the Waratahs result means for the ACT Brumbies' Super Rugby finals hopes
Canberra Times / Posted 11 days ago
or other teams too much. I'm pretty comfortable that the boys are focused on this game." The Force has sacked coach Michael Foley, while star Dane Haylett-Petty was fined $5000 for allegedly urinating in a hotel hallway in South Africa.... Read more
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Canberra Times
ACT Brumbies say brutal honesty from players will help them for final round clashwinning the past five in a row. But that doesn't mean they'll take the under-s
ACT Brumbies say brutal honesty from players will help them for final round clash
Canberra Times / Posted 11 days ago
winning the past five in a row. But that doesn't mean they'll take the under-siege Force lightly, who sacked coach Michael Foley last month and are trying to win back respect after off-field controversies. The Brumbies have named the same... Read more
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The North West Star
ACT Brumbies say brutal honesty from players will help them for final round clashwinning the past five in a row. But that doesn't mean they'll take the under-s
ACT Brumbies say brutal honesty from players will help them for final round clash
The North West Star / Posted 11 days ago
winning the past five in a row. But that doesn't mean they'll take the under-siege Force lightly, who sacked coach Michael Foley last month and are trying to win back respect after off-field controversies. The Brumbies have named the same... Read more
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The North West Star
ACT Brumbies say New Zealand record won't count when Super Rugby finals starton track against the Force. The Force have struggled through the final weeks o
ACT Brumbies say New Zealand record won't count when Super Rugby finals start
The North West Star / Posted 15 days ago
on track against the Force. The Force have struggled through the final weeks of the season, with the club sacking coach Michael Foley and some star players caught up in an off-field alcohol-fuelled controversy which led to Dane Haylett-Petty and... Read more
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Canberra Times
ACT Brumbies say New Zealand record won't count when Super Rugby finals starton track against the Force. The Force have struggled through the final weeks o
ACT Brumbies say New Zealand record won't count when Super Rugby finals start
Canberra Times / Posted 15 days ago
on track against the Force. The Force have struggled through the final weeks of the season, with the club sacking coach Michael Foley and some star players caught up in an off-field alcohol-fuelled controversy which led to Dane Haylett-Petty and... Read more
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15d
SportsFan
Force aim to swap drama for a winover the running of the Force last month in a bid to dig the Perth-based franch
Force aim to swap drama for a win
SportsFan / Posted 15 days ago
over the running of the Force last month in a bid to dig the Perth-based franchise out of their financial mess, while coach Michael Foley was sacked shortly after with his team sitting on bottom of the Australian conference. The dire situation was... Read more
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iol.co.za
Wallabies woes spread to Super Rugbycoaching duo of Matt O’Connor and Nick Stiles have coaxed only three wins from
Wallabies woes spread to Super Rugby
iol.co.za / Posted 16 days ago
coaching duo of Matt O’Connor and Nick Stiles have coaxed only three wins from the 2011 champions. Western Force coach Michael Foley was fired last month, just after the Perth team was bailed out from financial strife and taken over by the... Read more
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The Star
Force duo fined for bad behaviour in South Africawas the team's vice-captain. Both played in Saturday's 22-3 loss to the Storme
Force duo fined for bad behaviour in South Africa
The Star / Posted 16 days ago
was the team's vice-captain. Both played in Saturday's 22-3 loss to the Stormers in Perth. The Force, who sacked coach Michael Foley last month and were bailed out by the ARU this year, are bottom of the Australian group having won two matches... Read more
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Canberra Times
Wallabies fullback Dane Haylett-Petty fined for urinating during Force tourARU formed an alliance with the Force in a bid to save the struggling Perth-bas
Wallabies fullback Dane Haylett-Petty fined for urinating during Force tour
Canberra Times / Posted 16 days ago
ARU formed an alliance with the Force in a bid to save the struggling Perth-based franchise from going under. Force coach Michael Foley was sacked soon after the alliance was formed because of the team's poor run of results. Sanctioned: Pek Cowan.... Read more
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16d
Super Sport
Force duo fined for bad behaviourwas the team's vice-captain. Both played in Saturday's 22-3 loss to the Storme
Force duo fined for bad behaviour
Super Sport / Posted 16 days ago
was the team's vice-captain. Both played in Saturday's 22-3 loss to the Stormers in Perth. The Force, who sacked coach Michael Foley last month and were bailed out by the ARU this year, are bottom of the Australian group having won two matches... Read more
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16d
Channel NewsAsia
Force duo fined for bad behaviour in South Africawas the team's vice-captain. Both played in Saturday's 22-3 loss to the Storme
Force duo fined for bad behaviour in South Africa
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 16 days ago
was the team's vice-captain. Both played in Saturday's 22-3 loss to the Stormers in Perth. The Force, who sacked coach Michael Foley last month and were bailed out by the ARU this year, are bottom of the Australian group having won two matches... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Drunken Force duo fined $5000 for hotel anticsShawn MacKay in Dubran in 2009. The latest controversy is part of a disastrous
Drunken Force duo fined $5000 for hotel antics
Daily Telegraph / Posted 17 days ago
Shawn MacKay in Dubran in 2009. The latest controversy is part of a disastrous season for the Force, who sacked coach Michael Foley last month due to his poor record, while the ARU has taken over the finances of the embattled club. And it is... Read more
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FOXSPORTS.com.au
Western Force fines: Dane Haylett-Petty, Pek Cowan fined $5000 by ARU for drunken behaviourShawn MacKay in Dubran in 2009. The latest controversy is part of a disastrous
Western Force fines: Dane Haylett-Petty, Pek Cowan fined $5000 by ARU for drunken behaviour
FOXSPORTS.com.au / Posted 17 days ago
Shawn MacKay in Dubran in 2009. The latest controversy is part of a disastrous season for the Force, who sacked coach Michael Foley last month due to his poor record, while the ARU has taken over the finances of the embattled club. And it is... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Drunken Force duo fined $5000 for hotel anticsShawn MacKay in Dubran in 2009. The latest controversy is part of a disastrous
Drunken Force duo fined $5000 for hotel antics
The Courier Mail / Posted 17 days ago
Shawn MacKay in Dubran in 2009. The latest controversy is part of a disastrous season for the Force, who sacked coach Michael Foley last month due to his poor record, while the ARU has taken over the finances of the embattled club. And it is... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Drunken Force duo fined $5000 for hotel anticsShawn MacKay in Dubran in 2009. The latest controversy is part of a disastrous
Drunken Force duo fined $5000 for hotel antics
Adelaide Now / Posted 17 days ago
Shawn MacKay in Dubran in 2009. The latest controversy is part of a disastrous season for the Force, who sacked coach Michael Foley last month due to his poor record, while the ARU has taken over the finances of the embattled club. And it is... Read more
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Perth Now
Force v Stormers in Super Rugbydrama caps a bad season for the Force, who sit bottom of the Australian confere
Force v Stormers in Super Rugby
Perth Now / Posted 17 days ago
drama caps a bad season for the Force, who sit bottom of the Australian conference with just two wins to their name. Coach Michael Foley was axed in June following the disastrous run of results, while the Australian Rugby Union took the drastic... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Force v Stormers in Super Rugbydrama caps a bad season for the Force, who sit bottom of the Australian confere
Force v Stormers in Super Rugby
Daily Telegraph / Posted 17 days ago
drama caps a bad season for the Force, who sit bottom of the Australian conference with just two wins to their name. Coach Michael Foley was axed in June following the disastrous run of results, while the Australian Rugby Union took the drastic... Read more
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FOXSPORTS.com.au
Western Force v Stormers: Super Rugby, live blog, video, highlights, reportdrama caps a bad season for the Force, who sit bottom of the Australian confere
Western Force v Stormers: Super Rugby, live blog, video, highlights, report
FOXSPORTS.com.au / Posted 17 days ago
drama caps a bad season for the Force, who sit bottom of the Australian conference with just two wins to their name. Coach Michael Foley was axed in June following the disastrous run of results, while the Australian Rugby Union took the drastic... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Western Force under investigation after hotel dramaARU formed an alliance with the Force in a bid to save the struggling Perth-bas
Western Force under investigation after hotel drama
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 17 days ago
ARU formed an alliance with the Force in a bid to save the struggling Perth-based franchise from going under. Force coach Michael Foley was sacked soon after the alliance following the team's poor run of results. The Force sit last in the... Read more
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SportsFan
Hotel drama haunting Western ForceARU formed an alliance with the Force in a bid to save the struggling Perth-bas
Hotel drama haunting Western Force
SportsFan / Posted 18 days ago
ARU formed an alliance with the Force in a bid to save the struggling Perth-based franchise from going under. Force coach Michael Foley was sacked soon after the alliance following the team's poor run of results. The Force sit last in the... Read more
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iol.co.za
Stormers ready for 100% rainbonus-point win to follow the 57-31 triumph over the Rebels last week. The Forc
Stormers ready for 100% rain
iol.co.za / Posted 18 days ago
bonus-point win to follow the 57-31 triumph over the Rebels last week. The Force are in disarray at the moment, with coach Michael Foley fired during the June Test break; an interim head coach in Dave Wessels, who has never been in charge of a team... Read more
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SportsFan
Force caught up in hotel dramadrama caps a bad season for the Force, who sit bottom of the Australian confere
Force caught up in hotel drama
SportsFan / Posted 19 days ago
drama caps a bad season for the Force, who sit bottom of the Australian conference with just two wins to their name. Coach Michael Foley was axed in June following the disastrous run of results, while the Australian Rugby Union took the drastic... Read more
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Canberra Times
Super Rugby 2016: Western Force caught up in hotel drama on trip to South Africahotel drama caps a bad season for the Force, who sit bottom of the Australian c
Super Rugby 2016: Western Force caught up in hotel drama on trip to South Africa
Canberra Times / Posted 19 days ago
hotel drama caps a bad season for the Force, who sit bottom of the Australian conference with just two wins. Coach Michael Foley was axed in June following the disastrous run of results, while the Australian Rugby Union took the drastic... Read more
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SportsFan
Western Force caught up in hotel dramadrama caps a bad season for the Force, who sit bottom of the Australian confere
Western Force caught up in hotel drama
SportsFan / Posted 19 days ago
drama caps a bad season for the Force, who sit bottom of the Australian conference with just two wins to their name. Coach Michael Foley was axed in June following the disastrous run of results, while the Australian Rugby Union took the drastic... Read more
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iol.co.za
‘Zero complacency’ for high-riding Stormerseither started their senior career in South Africa or moved to Perth with their
‘Zero complacency’ for high-riding Stormers
iol.co.za / Posted 21 days ago
either started their senior career in South Africa or moved to Perth with their families as youngsters. Wessels replaced Michael Foley during the June break as head coach for the last three games, and the Force nearly pulled off a surprise win... Read more
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GAA Football & Hurling
Munster MFC: Kingdom rule the Rebels03 July 2016 Kerry's Michael Foley tackles Colm O'Callaghan of Cork. Kerry we
Munster MFC: Kingdom rule the Rebels
GAA Football & Hurling / Posted 23 days ago
03 July 2016 Kerry's Michael Foley tackles Colm O'Callaghan of Cork. Kerry were crowned Munster minor football champions for 2016 following a six point victory over Cork in Fitzgerald Stadium today. Peter... Read more
23d
NZCity
Brumbies and Tahs to face kiwi testswere both concussed during the first half. Western Force showed plenty of spir
Brumbies and Tahs to face kiwi tests
NZCity / Posted 23 days ago
were both concussed during the first half. Western Force showed plenty of spirit in their first match since sacking coach Michael Foley. They came from 27-10 down at halftime against the Cheetahs in Bloemfontein to lead 29-27, only to lose... Read more
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Perth Now
Hayne to Waratahs? Never say neverstaff at the Force believe Mathewson, 30, is past his peak, but there is no dou
Hayne to Waratahs? Never say never
Perth Now / Posted 25 days ago
staff at the Force believe Mathewson, 30, is past his peak, but there is no doubt that his friendship with sacked coach Michael Foley is behind his own looming exit. Injured Force skipper Matt Hodgson, another Foley ally, is also now on the... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Hayne’s $1m Super Rugby pay cutstaff at the Force believe Mathewson, 30, is past his peak, but there is no dou
Hayne’s $1m Super Rugby pay cut
Daily Telegraph / Posted 26 days ago
staff at the Force believe Mathewson, 30, is past his peak, but there is no doubt that his friendship with sacked coach Michael Foley is behind his own looming exit. Injured Force skipper Matt Hodgson, another Foley ally, is also now on the... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Hayne’s $1m Super Rugby pay cutstaff at the Force believe Mathewson, 30, is past his peak, but there is no dou
Hayne’s $1m Super Rugby pay cut
Adelaide Now / Posted 26 days ago
staff at the Force believe Mathewson, 30, is past his peak, but there is no doubt that his friendship with sacked coach Michael Foley is behind his own looming exit. Injured Force skipper Matt Hodgson, another Foley ally, is also now on the... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Hayne’s $1m Super Rugby pay cutstaff at the Force believe Mathewson, 30, is past his peak, but there is no dou
Hayne’s $1m Super Rugby pay cut
The Courier Mail / Posted 26 days ago
staff at the Force believe Mathewson, 30, is past his peak, but there is no doubt that his friendship with sacked coach Michael Foley is behind his own looming exit. Injured Force skipper Matt Hodgson, another Foley ally, is also now on the... Read more
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NZCity
Super Rugby round 15 previewthey have a good record in Bloemfontein. They also have a new coach in interim
Super Rugby round 15 preview
NZCity / Posted 26 days ago
they have a good record in Bloemfontein. They also have a new coach in interim leader David Wessels following the axing of Michael Foley so both he and the players will be out to make an impression. Expect a high-scoring affair but a tight result... Read more
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FOXSPORTS.com.au
Super Rugby refresher: Examining the run home towards the finalsa round 17 home win against the Rebels to give their fans some positive vibes h
Super Rugby refresher: Examining the run home towards the finals
FOXSPORTS.com.au / Posted 28 days ago
a round 17 home win against the Rebels to give their fans some positive vibes heading into the off-season.Force coach Michael Foley has parted ways with the Super Rugby club.Source: Getty Images FORCE (12 points) Where they left off The... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Super Rugby refresher: The run home17 home win against the Rebels to give their fans some positive vibes heading i
Super Rugby refresher: The run home
Daily Telegraph / Posted 28 days ago
17 home win against the Rebels to give their fans some positive vibes heading into the off-season.media_cameraForce coach Michael Foley has parted ways with the Super Rugby club. FORCE (12 points) Where they left off The Force are coming off... Read more
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Canberra Times
Brumbies set to begin CEO search as Stephen Larkham recruits new playersfor an opportunity to work with Larkham. The Force is now under the control of
Brumbies set to begin CEO search as Stephen Larkham recruits new players
Canberra Times / Posted a month ago
for an opportunity to work with Larkham. The Force is now under the control of the ARU and is without a coach after Michael Foley was sacked two weeks ago. It is unknown what influence the ARU will have on Godwin's future. The Brumbies will... Read more
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Perth Now
Wessels puts hand up for Force coach jobhead role in a fulltime capacity. Wessels will coach the Force for the final t
Wessels puts hand up for Force coach job
Perth Now / Posted 1 months ago
head role in a fulltime capacity. Wessels will coach the Force for the final three games of the Super Rugby season after Michael Foley was fired last week. The Force will be back in action when they take on the Cheetahs in Bloemfontein on July... Read more
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FOXSPORTS.com.au
Interim Force coach David Wessels puts hand up for fulltime rolehead role in a fulltime capacity. Wessels will coach the Force for the final t
Interim Force coach David Wessels puts hand up for fulltime role
FOXSPORTS.com.au / Posted 1 months ago
head role in a fulltime capacity. Wessels will coach the Force for the final three games of the Super Rugby season after Michael Foley was fired last week. The Force will be back in action when they take on the Cheetahs in Bloemfontein on July... Read more

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