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Canberra Times
'They said the same thing when I joined the Bulldogs': Raelene Castle lashes critics of her rugby appointmentplay rugby in Japan while still being paid $750,000 year? Will Castle have the
Canberra Times / Posted yesterday
play rugby in Japan while still being paid $750,000 year? Will Castle have the nerve to stare down Wallabies coach Michael Cheika, who seemingly had more sway in Australian rugby than Pulver ever did but, given his post-match sprays of referees and... Read more
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Canberra Times
Can Raelene Castle fix Rugby Australia and rebuild a Super Rugby disasterwere tough, just wait until she starts her Rugby Australia tenure in January.
Canberra Times / Posted yesterday
were tough, just wait until she starts her Rugby Australia tenure in January. How does Des Hasler stack up against Michael Cheika, or the Bulldogs board room power struggles against the deeply divided political beast that is rugby? Here are the... Read more
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walesonline
Wales just found out who will referee their Six Nations matchesprevent blindness, was in charge of England's 30-6 victory over Australia this
walesonline / Posted yesterday
prevent blindness, was in charge of England's 30-6 victory over Australia this autumn - which saw Wallabies' coach Michael Cheika less than impressed with the young referee's officiating. Elsewhere, Welshman Nigel Owens will take charge of two... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
'They said the same thing when I joined the Bulldogs': Raelene Castle lashes critics of her rugby appointmentplay rugby in Japan while still being paid $750,000 year? Will Castle have the
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted yesterday
play rugby in Japan while still being paid $750,000 year? Will Castle have the nerve to stare down Wallabies coach Michael Cheika, who seemingly had more sway in Australian rugby than Pulver ever did but, given his post-match sprays of referees and... Read more
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The Age
'They said the same thing when I joined the Bulldogs': Raelene Castle lashes critics of her rugby appointmentplay rugby in Japan while still being paid $750,000 year? Will Castle have the
The Age / Posted yesterday
play rugby in Japan while still being paid $750,000 year? Will Castle have the nerve to stare down Wallabies coach Michael Cheika, who seemingly had more sway in Australian rugby than Pulver ever did but, given his post-match sprays of referees and... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Can Raelene Castle fix Rugby Australia and rebuild a Super Rugby disasterwere tough, just wait until she starts her Rugby Australia tenure in January.
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted yesterday
were tough, just wait until she starts her Rugby Australia tenure in January. How does Des Hasler stack up against Michael Cheika, or the Bulldogs board room power struggles against the deeply divided political beast that is rugby? Here are the... Read more
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The Age
Can Raelene Castle fix Rugby Australia and rebuild a Super Rugby disasterwere tough, just wait until she starts her Rugby Australia tenure in January.
The Age / Posted 2 days ago
were tough, just wait until she starts her Rugby Australia tenure in January. How does Des Hasler stack up against Michael Cheika, or the Bulldogs board room power struggles against the deeply divided political beast that is rugby? Here are the... Read more
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2d
sportsmole
England head coach Eddie Jones: 'We made our chances count'Care. Three calls via the television match official system went in England's f
sportsmole / Posted 2 days ago
Care. Three calls via the television match official system went in England's favour, which left opposition boss Michael Cheika "confused", but a delighted Jones - who is now preparing his side to take on Samoa next week in their third and final... Read more
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sportsmole
England head coach Eddie Jones refutes 'bullying' claimsJones has insisted that his England side will continue "playing hard but fair",
sportsmole / Posted 2 days ago
Jones has insisted that his England side will continue "playing hard but fair", as he responds to claims from Michael Cheika that he sets his teams out to "bully" the opposition. Cheika made the comment ahead of Saturday afternoon's Autumn... Read more
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Canberra Times
Quade Cooper not finished at Queensland Reds yet, says Andrew Slackin 2018, but it's not all over yet." Despite luring Cooper back to Australian
Canberra Times / Posted 2 days ago
in 2018, but it's not all over yet." Despite luring Cooper back to Australian rugby two years ago, Wallabies coach Michael Cheika hasn't used the 70-Test star since the June Tests. Slack maintains "at his best", Cooper remains Test-match... Read more
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The Age
Quade Cooper not finished at Queensland Reds yet, says Andrew Slackin 2018, but it's not all over yet." Despite luring Cooper back to Australian
The Age / Posted 3 days ago
in 2018, but it's not all over yet." Despite luring Cooper back to Australian rugby two years ago, Wallabies coach Michael Cheika hasn't used the 70-Test star since the June Tests. Slack maintains "at his best", Cooper remains Test-match... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Quade Cooper not finished at Queensland Reds yet, says Andrew Slackin 2018, but it's not all over yet." Despite luring Cooper back to Australian
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 3 days ago
in 2018, but it's not all over yet." Despite luring Cooper back to Australian rugby two years ago, Wallabies coach Michael Cheika hasn't used the 70-Test star since the June Tests. Slack maintains "at his best", Cooper remains Test-match... Read more
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Canberra Times
Wallabies bolter Blake Enever makes surprise early return to ACT Brumbies training200 centimetre lock decided the only option was starting his quest for more Bru
Canberra Times / Posted 6 days ago
200 centimetre lock decided the only option was starting his quest for more Brumbies game time. Wallabies coach Michael Cheika plucked Enever out of the National Rugby Championship and threw him into Tests against England and Scotland, despite... Read more
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The North West Star
Bolter Enever back to earth as Brumbies appoint leaders200 centimetre lock decided the only option was starting his quest for more Bru
The North West Star / Posted 7 days ago
200 centimetre lock decided the only option was starting his quest for more Brumbies game time. Wallabies coach Michael Cheika plucked Enever out of the National Rugby Championship and threw him into Tests against England and Scotland, despite... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Wallabies bolter Blake Enever makes surprise early return to ACT Brumbies training200 centimetre lock decided the only option was starting his quest for more Bru
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 7 days ago
200 centimetre lock decided the only option was starting his quest for more Brumbies game time. Wallabies coach Michael Cheika plucked Enever out of the National Rugby Championship and threw him into Tests against England and Scotland, despite... Read more
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The Age
Wallabies bolter Blake Enever makes surprise early return to ACT Brumbies training200 centimetre lock decided the only option was starting his quest for more Bru
The Age / Posted 7 days ago
200 centimetre lock decided the only option was starting his quest for more Brumbies game time. Wallabies coach Michael Cheika plucked Enever out of the National Rugby Championship and threw him into Tests against England and Scotland, despite... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Reds say sayonara, Quade says konichiwa?in a new direction. Picture: Annette Dew Cooper’s career with the Wallabies al
The Courier Mail / Posted 10 days ago
in a new direction. Picture: Annette Dew Cooper’s career with the Wallabies already appears at an end with coach Michael Cheika not picking him in any squad since his last Test against Italy in Brisbane in June. It appears the Reds have decided... Read more
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News.com.au
Reds say sayonara, Quade says konichiwa?Annette DewSource:News Corp Australia Cooper’s career with the Wallabies alrea
News.com.au / Posted 11 days ago
Annette DewSource:News Corp Australia Cooper’s career with the Wallabies already appears at an end with coach Michael Cheika not picking him in any squad since his last Test against Italy in Brisbane in June. It appears the Reds have decided... Read more
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Geelong Advertiser
Reds say sayonara, Quade says konichiwa?in a new direction. Picture: Annette Dew Cooper’s career with the Wallabies al
Geelong Advertiser / Posted 11 days ago
in a new direction. Picture: Annette Dew Cooper’s career with the Wallabies already appears at an end with coach Michael Cheika not picking him in any squad since his last Test against Italy in Brisbane in June. It appears the Reds have decided... Read more
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iafrica.com
Cooper dumped by Reds coach ThornStiles had guided the Reds to just four wins in his first season in charge. Co
iafrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
Stiles had guided the Reds to just four wins in his first season in charge. Cooper has played 70 Tests for Australia but has not been selected by Wallabies coach Michael Cheika since June, suggesting his international career could also... Read more
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EuroNews
Former Wallaby Cooper dumped by new Reds coachunder-20 pivot Hamish Stewart. Cooper has also appeared 70 times for the Wallab
EuroNews / Posted 11 days ago
under-20 pivot Hamish Stewart. Cooper has also appeared 70 times for the Wallabies but was dropped by coach Michael Cheika after playing against Italy in June. The Reds, who won the Super Rugby title in 2011, have struggled since 2014 and... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Former Wallaby Quade Cooper dumped by new Reds coach - reportunder-20 pivot Hamish Stewart. Cooper has also appeared 70 times for the Walla
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 11 days ago
under-20 pivot Hamish Stewart. Cooper has also appeared 70 times for the Wallabies but was dropped by coach Michael Cheika after playing against Italy in June. The Reds, who won the Super Rugby title in 2011, have struggled since 2014 and... Read more
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The Age
Former Wallaby Quade Cooper dumped by new Reds coach - reportunder-20 pivot Hamish Stewart. Cooper has also appeared 70 times for the Walla
The Age / Posted 11 days ago
under-20 pivot Hamish Stewart. Cooper has also appeared 70 times for the Wallabies but was dropped by coach Michael Cheika after playing against Italy in June. The Reds, who won the Super Rugby title in 2011, have struggled since 2014 and... Read more
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Scotsman
Allan Massie: We won so well because we outpaced AustraliaNeither of the Australian Michaels – Cheika or Hooper – made the red card given
Scotsman / Posted 12 days ago
Neither of the Australian Michaels – Cheika or Hooper – made the red card given to their prop an excuse for their heavy defeat by Scotland. This wasn’t only gentlemanly and in the spirit of the game. It was also sensible. Of course you are at a... Read more
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NZCity
Kepu banned for two NSW Super Rugby gamesa red card after his mistimed challenge ended with Watson being struck in the s
NZCity / Posted 15 days ago
a red card after his mistimed challenge ended with Watson being struck in the side of the head. Wallabies coach Michael Cheika admitted after the game "the referee really didn't have much alternative" but to dismiss Kepu. Kepu, the committee... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Kepu banned till March after red cardthe head. Scotland went on to record their biggest victory against the Wallabi
The Courier Mail / Posted 15 days ago
the head. Scotland went on to record their biggest victory against the Wallabies in 90 years, with Australia coach Michael Cheika afterwards admitting “the referee really didn’t have much alternative” but to dismiss Kepu for the over-the-top-... Read more
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The Age
Sekope Kepu cops three-week ban after red cardthe head. Scotland went on to record their biggest victory against the Wallabi
The Age / Posted 15 days ago
the head. Scotland went on to record their biggest victory against the Wallabies in 90 years, with Australia coach Michael Cheika afterwards admitting "the referee really didn't have much alternative" but to dismiss Kepu for the over-the-top-... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Sekope Kepu cops three-week ban after red cardthe head. Scotland went on to record their biggest victory against the Wallabi
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 15 days ago
the head. Scotland went on to record their biggest victory against the Wallabies in 90 years, with Australia coach Michael Cheika afterwards admitting "the referee really didn't have much alternative" but to dismiss Kepu for the over-the-top-... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Genia: We’re willing to wear the tough resultstough results along the way.” Young prop Taniela Tupou was, remarkably, the 27
The Courier Mail / Posted 16 days ago
tough results along the way.” Young prop Taniela Tupou was, remarkably, the 27th new cap in the 18 months of coach Michael Cheika’s squad makeover. Some reality must be added to the rabid outcry that Australian rugby is tripping as often as it... Read more
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Scotsman
Was defeat of Australia the finest win in Scotland’s history?charge to the head of Hamish Watson may have some putting an asterisk next to t
Scotsman / Posted 17 days ago
charge to the head of Hamish Watson may have some putting an asterisk next to the scoreline, but not Wallaby coach Michael Cheika, who refused to use it as an excuse. It has to be taken into account, seven of the eight home tries came after Kepu... Read more
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News.com.au
Genia: We’re willing to wear the tough resultstough results along the way.” Young prop Taniela Tupou was, remarkably, the 27
News.com.au / Posted 17 days ago
tough results along the way.” Young prop Taniela Tupou was, remarkably, the 27th new cap in the 18 months of coach Michael Cheika’s squad makeover. Some reality must be added to the rabid outcry that Australian rugby is tripping as often as it... Read more
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Canberra Times
Taniela Tupou learns words of Australian national anthem in hotel room before making Wallabies debut to this point," Tupou said. "I'm sorry I didn't get the win for them. "I'm los
Canberra Times / Posted 17 days ago
to this point," Tupou said. "I'm sorry I didn't get the win for them. "I'm lost for words. When Keps got a red card and Cheika said 'Nela, you're on' [at the 53-minute mark] I can't explain the feeling when I ran on. "This is something I'll... Read more
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Herald Sun
Clock ticking for bruising McMahonsaid. “I think the only way to get yourself into the starting side now is to f
Herald Sun / Posted 18 days ago
said. “I think the only way to get yourself into the starting side now is to force yourself in and prove to Cheik (Michael Cheika) that you have something that one of the other players doesn’t and that you really want it by showing it, mentally and... Read more
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Herald Sun
Tupou sorry for Moore swan songwas given a standing ovation by the knowledgeable Scottish crowd when he walked
Herald Sun / Posted 18 days ago
was given a standing ovation by the knowledgeable Scottish crowd when he walked off and they, like coach Michael Cheika, understood that a 13-season career will not be defined by a flat finish. “I don’’t think a player’s career is... Read more
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Herald Sun
Northern power surge jolts CheikaTHE worst collapse against Scotland in 90 years has heaped pressure on coach Mi
Herald Sun / Posted 18 days ago
THE worst collapse against Scotland in 90 years has heaped pressure on coach Michael Cheika to halt the Wallabies’ alarming slide against rugby’s northern powers so an Irish shellacking doesn’t rip the heart out of next season. Yesterday’s 53-24... Read more
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Herald Sun
Woeful Wallabies crash to record Scotland lossshoulder that collected the head of flanker Hamish Watson in the final minute o
Herald Sun / Posted 18 days ago
shoulder that collected the head of flanker Hamish Watson in the final minute of the first half. Wallabies coach Michael Cheika said he still thought side was capable of winning the Test playing the final 41 minutes with 14 men although it... Read more
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iafrica.com
Cheika not blaming red cardAustralia head coach Michael Cheika insisted that prop Sekope Kepu's red card w
iafrica.com / Posted 18 days ago
Australia head coach Michael Cheika insisted that prop Sekope Kepu's red card was no excuse for the record hammering the Wallabies suffered in their final tour match to Scotland, but told his squad that they needed to improve their... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Northern power surge jolts CheikaTHE worst collapse against Scotland in 90 years has heaped pressure on coach Mi
The Courier Mail / Posted 18 days ago
THE worst collapse against Scotland in 90 years has heaped pressure on coach Michael Cheika to halt the Wallabies’ alarming slide against rugby’s northern powers so an Irish shellacking doesn’t rip the heart out of next season. Yesterday’s 53-24... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Tupou sorry for Moore swan songwas given a standing ovation by the knowledgeable Scottish crowd when he walked
The Courier Mail / Posted 18 days ago
was given a standing ovation by the knowledgeable Scottish crowd when he walked off and they, like coach Michael Cheika, understood that a 13-season career will not be defined by a flat finish. “I don’’t think a player’s career is... Read more
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News.com.au
Tupou sorry for Moore swan songwas given a standing ovation by the knowledgeable Scottish crowd when he walked
News.com.au / Posted 18 days ago
was given a standing ovation by the knowledgeable Scottish crowd when he walked off and they, like coach Michael Cheika, understood that a 13-season career will not be defined by a flat finish. “I don’’t think a player’s career is... Read more
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News.com.au
Northern power surge jolts CheikaSekope Kepu was shown a straight red card against Scotland for a dangerous clea
News.com.au / Posted 18 days ago
Sekope Kepu was shown a straight red card against Scotland for a dangerous clean-out technique. Wallabies coach Michael Cheika. Photo: AFPSource:AFP THE worst collapse against Scotland in 90 years has heaped pressure on coach Michael Cheika to... Read more
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The Age
Taniela Tupou learns words of Australian national anthem in hotel room before making Wallabies debut to this point," Tupou said. "I'm sorry I didn't get the win for them. "I'm los
The Age / Posted 18 days ago
to this point," Tupou said. "I'm sorry I didn't get the win for them. "I'm lost for words. When Keps got a red card and Cheika said 'Nela, you're on' [at the 53-minute mark] I can't explain the feeling when I ran on. "This is something I'll... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Taniela Tupou learns words of Australian national anthem in hotel room before making Wallabies debut to this point," Tupou said. "I'm sorry I didn't get the win for them. "I'm los
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 18 days ago
to this point," Tupou said. "I'm sorry I didn't get the win for them. "I'm lost for words. When Keps got a red card and Cheika said 'Nela, you're on' [at the 53-minute mark] I can't explain the feeling when I ran on. "This is something I'll... Read more
18d
Channel NewsAsia
Red card not decisive in record Wallabies loss - CheikaREUTERS: Wallabies coach Michael Cheika did not believe the red card shown to S
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 18 days ago
REUTERS: Wallabies coach Michael Cheika did not believe the red card shown to Sekope Kepu was a decisive factor in Australia's record drubbing at the hands of Scotland in their final match of the year. Prop Kepu was dismissed in the 38th minute of... Read more
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EuroNews
Red card not decisive in record Wallabies loss - Cheika (Reuters) – Wallabies coach Michael Cheika did not believe the red card shown
EuroNews / Posted 18 days ago
(Reuters) – Wallabies coach Michael Cheika did not believe the red card shown to Sekope Kepu was a decisive factor in Australia’s record drubbing at the hands of Scotland in their final match... Read more
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Scotsman
Gregor Townsend says red card a big help in win over Australiaand it’s great for our players to experience that and thrive on that.” Interes
Scotsman / Posted 18 days ago
and it’s great for our players to experience that and thrive on that.” Interestingly, belligerent Aussie coach Michael Cheika refused to hide behind the red card, even claiming against all available evidence that it wasn’t the turning... Read more
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Scotsman
Aidan Smith: Stand-in Byron McGuigan seizes Scotland chancewent for them last week, not refereeing decisions or the bounce of the ball, bu
Scotsman / Posted 18 days ago
went for them last week, not refereeing decisions or the bounce of the ball, but they had their coach Michael Cheika given the all-clear to lead them after a Twickenham outburst possibly containing stronger words than “Strewth!” and... Read more
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Canberra Times
Wallabies suffer worst ever loss to Scotland as Sekope Kepu is red cardedbe shown a red card since Tevita Kuridrani in 2013 against Ireland for a tip ta
Canberra Times / Posted 18 days ago
be shown a red card since Tevita Kuridrani in 2013 against Ireland for a tip tackle that saw him suspended for five weeks. Cheika accepted the referee's decision and said his team could have come away victorious despite being reduced to 14 men. "I... Read more
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Canberra Times
Michael Cheika proud of Wallabies who leave Edinburgh with all kinds of unwanted records have been defeated by them twice in the space of five months. "I'm really prou
Canberra Times / Posted 18 days ago
have been defeated by them twice in the space of five months. "I'm really proud of the team," said Wallabies coach Michael Cheika. "I know it didn't go well for us today." "We just need to take that extra little step of maturity and we did a lot... Read more
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Canberra Times
Sekope Kepu to face hearing after becoming fifth Wallabies player in 118 years to receive red cardremonstrate with the on-field official because they knew the 31-year-old was in
Canberra Times / Posted 18 days ago
remonstrate with the on-field official because they knew the 31-year-old was in the wrong. Even Wallabies coach Michael Cheika said: "The referee really didn't have much alternative". Kepu was the fifth Wallaby in history, dating back to 1899,... Read more
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