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News.com.au
Keep it simple, stupid: Rugby slashes rule bookWallabies captain Michael Hooper speaks to referee Ben O’Keeffe at Twickenham.
News.com.au / Posted 6 days ago
Wallabies captain Michael Hooper speaks to referee Ben O’Keeffe at Twickenham. Source:Getty Images PROBABLY the most complicated rule book in world sport has just got a good deal clearer, 42 per cent clearer to be exact, as World Rugby announced... Read more
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9d
walesonline
Where Wales stand in rugby's power rankings after autumnIsrael Folau and David Pocock. The Wallabies have backline riches in the shape
walesonline / Posted 9 days ago
Israel Folau and David Pocock. The Wallabies have backline riches in the shape of Folau, Reece Hodge, Kurtley Beale, Michael Hooper, Will Genia, Bernard Foley and Tevita Kuridrani. And there is quality dotted around their pack. The key for... Read more
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13d
walesonline
Wales still have the same problem and the evidence proves itwrestling with a new freedom to be expansive.Wales player Owen Williams goes on
walesonline / Posted 13 days ago
wrestling with a new freedom to be expansive.Wales player Owen Williams goes on a run but is tackled by Australia players Michael Hooper and Sean McMahonRead More This autumn, they were being ambitious in the wrong areas of the field in the first... Read more
17d
Herald Sun
Wallabies ratings: Kepu sees red in record defeatstopped trying. He competed at the breakdown, but it’s certainly an area he co
Herald Sun / Posted 17 days ago
stopped trying. He competed at the breakdown, but it’s certainly an area he could improve on in coming years.media_cameraMichael Hooper was solid for the Wallabies, but down a man they were exposed. Michael Hooper — 7 Like his back-row teammate... Read more
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17d
Herald Sun
Clock ticking for bruising McMahonWallabies back row even when David Pocock returns to the mix next year. “I’ve
Herald Sun / Posted 17 days ago
Wallabies back row even when David Pocock returns to the mix next year. “I’ve played with Poey, I’ve played with Hoops (Michael Hooper) and they’re exciting, great players. There’s so much depth in the Australian back row, it’s unbelievable,”... Read more
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17d
Herald Sun
Tupou sorry for Moore swan songthe win for them.” Moore’s final 59 minutes before retirement were a mixed bag
Herald Sun / Posted 17 days ago
the win for them.” Moore’s final 59 minutes before retirement were a mixed bag. He nailed his first long lineout throw to Michael Hooper, marshalled a strong scrum when it was at full strength and ploughed into everything but he missed a tackle in... Read more
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17d
Herald Sun
Woeful Wallabies crash to record Scotland lossthe head with a right shoulder. Hooker Moore had a mixed farewell to Test rugb
Herald Sun / Posted 17 days ago
the head with a right shoulder. Hooker Moore had a mixed farewell to Test rugby. He nailed his first long lineout throw to Michael Hooper, marshalled a strong scrum when it was a full strength and ploughed into everything but a missed tackle, an... Read more
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17d
The Courier Mail
Tupou sorry for Moore swan songthe win for them.” Moore’s final 59 minutes before retirement were a mixed bag
The Courier Mail / Posted 17 days ago
the win for them.” Moore’s final 59 minutes before retirement were a mixed bag. He nailed his first long lineout throw to Michael Hooper, marshalled a strong scrum when it was at full strength and ploughed into everything but he missed a tackle in... Read more
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17d
News.com.au
Tupou sorry for Moore swan songthe win for them.” Moore’s final 59 minutes before retirement were a mixed bag
News.com.au / Posted 17 days ago
the win for them.” Moore’s final 59 minutes before retirement were a mixed bag. He nailed his first long lineout throw to Michael Hooper, marshalled a strong scrum when it was at full strength and ploughed into everything but he missed a tackle in... Read more
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17d
Scotsman
Aidan Smith: Stand-in Byron McGuigan seizes Scotland chanceaward but he will have faced keen competition for the prize from captain John B
Scotsman / Posted 17 days ago
award but he will have faced keen competition for the prize from captain John Barclay, who won the breakdown battle against Michael Hooper and then weighed in with the penultimate try for the home side. The crowd roared for Barclay’s boys to hit... Read more
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17d
Canberra Times
Wallabies suffer worst ever loss to Scotland as Sekope Kepu is red cardedaiming and it's going to show that that's where the contact was made but there'
Canberra Times / Posted 17 days ago
aiming and it's going to show that that's where the contact was made but there's no intent for Kepu to go there." Captain Michael Hooper said: "It's frustrating. Guys [were] starting to think about a couple of other things in the game rather than... Read more
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17d
Canberra Times
Sekope Kepu to face hearing after becoming fifth Wallabies player in 118 years to receive red cardveteran from the field. Scotland recorded their biggest victory against Austra
Canberra Times / Posted 17 days ago
veteran from the field. Scotland recorded their biggest victory against Australia in 90 years, 53-24. Kepu and captain Michael Hooper did not remonstrate with the on-field official because they knew the 31-year-old was in the wrong. Even... Read more
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17d
The Age
Sekope Kepu to face hearing after becoming fifth Wallabies player in 118 years to receive red cardveteran from the field. Scotland recorded their biggest victory against Austra
The Age / Posted 17 days ago
veteran from the field. Scotland recorded their biggest victory against Australia in 90 years, 53-24. Kepu and captain Michael Hooper did not remonstrate with the on-field official because they knew the 31-year-old was in the wrong. Even... Read more
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17d
Sydney Morning Herald
Sekope Kepu to face hearing after becoming fifth Wallabies player in 118 years to receive red cardveteran from the field. Scotland recorded their biggest victory against Austra
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 17 days ago
veteran from the field. Scotland recorded their biggest victory against Australia in 90 years, 53-24. Kepu and captain Michael Hooper did not remonstrate with the on-field official because they knew the 31-year-old was in the wrong. Even... Read more
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17d
Geelong Advertiser
Woeful Wallabies crash to record Scotland lossthe head with a right shoulder. Hooker Moore had a mixed farewell to Test rugb
Geelong Advertiser / Posted 17 days ago
the head with a right shoulder. Hooker Moore had a mixed farewell to Test rugby. He nailed his first long lineout throw to Michael Hooper, marshalled a strong scrum when it was a full strength and ploughed into everything but a missed tackle, an... Read more
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17d
News.com.au
Woeful Wallabies crash to record Scotland lossbeen dealt their worst ever defeat by Scotland, going down 53-24 in a controver
News.com.au / Posted 17 days ago
been dealt their worst ever defeat by Scotland, going down 53-24 in a controversial Edinburgh clash. It wasn’t the way Michael Hooper wanted to finish the tour.Source:Getty Images AN eight-try hammering from an inspired Scotland embarrassed... Read more
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17d
The Courier Mail
Woeful Wallabies crash to record Scotland lossScotland lead at the break. Hooker Moore had a mixed farewell to Test rugby. H
The Courier Mail / Posted 17 days ago
Scotland lead at the break. Hooker Moore had a mixed farewell to Test rugby. He nailed his first long lineout throw to Michael Hooper, marshalled a strong scrum when it was a full strength and ploughed into everything but a missed tackle, an... Read more
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17d
The Courier Mail
Wallabies ratings: Kepu sees red, record defeatstopped trying. He competed at the breakdown, but it’s certainly an area he co
The Courier Mail / Posted 17 days ago
stopped trying. He competed at the breakdown, but it’s certainly an area he could improve in the coming years.media_cameraMichael Hooper was solid for the Wallabies, but down a man they were exposed on the fringes. Michael Hooper — 7 Like his... Read more
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17d
iafrica.com
Scots punish ill-disciplined WallabiesAustralia down to 14 men for the next 40 minutes. Again their ill-discipline p
iafrica.com / Posted 17 days ago
Australia down to 14 men for the next 40 minutes. Again their ill-discipline proved costly after the Wallabies had captain Michael Hooper and fullback Kurtley Beale yellow-carded in the 6-30 loss to England at Twickenham last week, while head coach... Read more
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17d
Channel NewsAsia
Eight-try Scotland thrash 14-man AustraliaSekope Kepu led to an eight-try thrashing. Australia's ill-discipline proved c
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 17 days ago
Sekope Kepu led to an eight-try thrashing. Australia's ill-discipline proved costly again, after the Wallabies had captain Michael Hooper and full-back Kurtley Beale yellow-carded in the 30-6 loss to England at Twickenham last week, while head... Read more
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17d
The Courier Mail
Injury casts doubt on Smith’s futuremeanwhile, is yet to play a minute of Super Rugby, but has spent more than a mo
The Courier Mail / Posted 17 days ago
meanwhile, is yet to play a minute of Super Rugby, but has spent more than a month learning off Wallabies captain Michael Hooper. “Just trying to get those little specifics because he (Hooper) reads the game so well, especially in... Read more
17d
The Courier Mail
Wallabies v Scotland at MurrayfieldKurtley Beale; Marika Koroibete, Tevita Kuridrani, Samu Kerevi, Reece Hodge; Be
The Courier Mail / Posted 17 days ago
Kurtley Beale; Marika Koroibete, Tevita Kuridrani, Samu Kerevi, Reece Hodge; Bernard Foley, Will Genia, Sean McMahon, Michael Hooper (c), Ben McCalman; Blake Enever, Rob Simmons; Sekope Kepu, Stephen Moore, Scott Sio Reserves: Tatafu... Read more
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17d
The Courier Mail
Clock ticking for bruising McMahonWallabies back row even when David Pocock returns to the mix next year. “I’ve
The Courier Mail / Posted 17 days ago
Wallabies back row even when David Pocock returns to the mix next year. “I’ve played with Poey, I’ve played with Hoops (Michael Hooper) and they’re exciting, great players. There’s so much depth in the Australian back row, it’s unbelievable,”... Read more
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18d
News.com.au
Live: Wallabies v Scotland at MurrayfieldKurtley Beale; Marika Koroibete, Tevita Kuridrani, Samu Kerevi, Reece Hodge; Be
News.com.au / Posted 18 days ago
Kurtley Beale; Marika Koroibete, Tevita Kuridrani, Samu Kerevi, Reece Hodge; Bernard Foley, Will Genia, Sean McMahon, Michael Hooper (c), Ben McCalman; Blake Enever, Rob Simmons; Sekope Kepu, Stephen Moore, Scott Sio Reserves: Tatafu... Read more
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18d
Geelong Advertiser
Clock ticking for bruising McMahonWallabies back row even when David Pocock returns to the mix next year. “I’ve
Geelong Advertiser / Posted 18 days ago
Wallabies back row even when David Pocock returns to the mix next year. “I’ve played with Poey, I’ve played with Hoops (Michael Hooper) and they’re exciting, great players. There’s so much depth in the Australian back row, it’s unbelievable,”... Read more
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18d
News.com.au
Clock ticking for bruising McMahonWallabies back row even when David Pocock returns to the mix next year. “I’ve
News.com.au / Posted 18 days ago
Wallabies back row even when David Pocock returns to the mix next year. “I’ve played with Poey, I’ve played with Hoops (Michael Hooper) and they’re exciting, great players. There’s so much depth in the Australian back row, it’s unbelievable,”... Read more
18d
Ipswich Star
Oh no! Michael Cheika swears – pass the happy police juiceEngland last weekend. And quite right too. Broadcasters picked up Cheika sayi
Ipswich Star / Posted 18 days ago
England last weekend. And quite right too. Broadcasters picked up Cheika saying, “f...ing cheats” after Australia captain Michael Hooper was sin-binned toward the end of the first half of the game. Cheika was also pictured sarcastically applauding... Read more
18d
Scotsman
Six areas where Scotland v Australia will be won and lostonly free up space elsewhere. Whichever team can find it and exploit it best wi
Scotsman / Posted 18 days ago
only free up space elsewhere. Whichever team can find it and exploit it best will have an advantage. READ MORE - Skipper Michael Hooper shrugs off Wallabies’ less than ideal prep To his credit, when asked about conceding yellow cards in both of... Read more
18d
Scotsman
Scotland make one change to the team to play Australiahead coach Gregor Townsend has been forced into making a change to his team to
Scotsman / Posted 18 days ago
head coach Gregor Townsend has been forced into making a change to his team to play Australia. READ MORE - Skipper Michael Hooper shrugs off Wallabies’ less than ideal prep Alex Dunbar failed to meet the requirements of concussion protocol... Read more
18d
walesonline
Wales v All Blacks head-to-heads - how the teams comparethe absence of Sam Warburton and Co, Navidi has grasped his opportunity this au
walesonline / Posted 18 days ago
the absence of Sam Warburton and Co, Navidi has grasped his opportunity this autumn, putting in a combative display against Michael Hooper in the opening match and giving Wales a much-needed presence at the breakdown against Georgia. Needs another... Read more
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19d
Scotsman
Skipper Michael Hooper shrugs off Wallabies’ less than ideal prepnothing worse that a slap on the wrist but his place in the press conference ha
Scotsman / Posted 19 days ago
nothing worse that a slap on the wrist but his place in the press conference had already been filled by Wallaby skipper Michael Hooper and Mick “the kick” Byrne, one time skills coach with Scotland and New Zealand, now helping his native... Read more
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19d
Canberra Times
Michael Cheika escapes punishment for outburst but apologises for poor languageboss decided he did not want to comment on the matter. Cheika appeared to mout
Canberra Times / Posted 19 days ago
boss decided he did not want to comment on the matter. Cheika appeared to mouth the words "f***ing cheats" after a Michael Hooper try was disallowed during the Wallabies' 30-6 defeat to England on Saturday at Twickenham. Fired up: Michael... Read more
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19d
Canberra Times
Stephen Moore to start for Wallabies in final game, Tongan Thor set for debutfollowing a three-year residency requirement imposed by World Rugby. "He's a v
Canberra Times / Posted 19 days ago
following a three-year residency requirement imposed by World Rugby. "He's a very strong bloke," said Wallabies captain Michael Hooper. "He's very impressive not only in the gym but around the field. He goes about his business well. "He was a... Read more
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19d
Canberra Times
Tongan Thor in tears after being named on Wallabies bench to tackle Scotlandhas chalked up another 14 games for the Queensland Reds in Super Rugby. "He's
Canberra Times / Posted 19 days ago
has chalked up another 14 games for the Queensland Reds in Super Rugby. "He's a very strong bloke," said Wallabies captain Michael Hooper. "He's very impressive not only in the gym but around the field. He goes about his business well. "He was a... Read more
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19d
The Age
Tongan Thor in tears after being named on Wallabies bench to tackle Scotlandhas chalked up another 14 games for the Queensland Reds in Super Rugby. "He's
The Age / Posted 19 days ago
has chalked up another 14 games for the Queensland Reds in Super Rugby. "He's a very strong bloke," said Wallabies captain Michael Hooper. "He's very impressive not only in the gym but around the field. He goes about his business well. "He was a... Read more
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19d
Sydney Morning Herald
Tongan Thor in tears after being named on Wallabies bench to tackle Scotlandhas chalked up another 14 games for the Queensland Reds in Super Rugby. "He's
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 19 days ago
has chalked up another 14 games for the Queensland Reds in Super Rugby. "He's a very strong bloke," said Wallabies captain Michael Hooper. "He's very impressive not only in the gym but around the field. He goes about his business well. "He was a... Read more
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19d
The Age
Stephen Moore to start for Wallabies in final game, Tongan Thor in line for debut against Scotlandfollowing a three-year residency requirement imposed by World Rugby. "He's a v
The Age / Posted 19 days ago
following a three-year residency requirement imposed by World Rugby. "He's a very strong bloke," said Wallabies captain Michael Hooper. "He's very impressive not only in the gym but around the field. He goes about his business well. "He was a... Read more
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19d
Sydney Morning Herald
Stephen Moore to start for Wallabies in final game, Tongan Thor in line for debut against Scotlandfollowing a three-year residency requirement imposed by World Rugby. "He's a v
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 19 days ago
following a three-year residency requirement imposed by World Rugby. "He's a very strong bloke," said Wallabies captain Michael Hooper. "He's very impressive not only in the gym but around the field. He goes about his business well. "He was a... Read more
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19d
Sydney Morning Herald
Michael Cheika escapes punishment for outburst but apologises for poor languageboss decided he did not want to comment on the matter. Cheika appeared to mout
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 19 days ago
boss decided he did not want to comment on the matter. Cheika appeared to mouth the words "f***ing cheats" after a Michael Hooper try was disallowed during the Wallabies' 30-6 defeat to England on Saturday at Twickenham. Fired up: Michael... Read more
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19d
The Age
Michael Cheika escapes punishment for outburst but apologises for poor languageboss decided he did not want to comment on the matter. Cheika appeared to mout
The Age / Posted 19 days ago
boss decided he did not want to comment on the matter. Cheika appeared to mouth the words "f***ing cheats" after a Michael Hooper try was disallowed during the Wallabies' 30-6 defeat to England on Saturday at Twickenham. Fired up: Michael... Read more
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19d
The Courier Mail
“Tongan Thor” enters as Moore exitsretains his starting spot as the replacement for Adam Coleman (thumb), who has
The Courier Mail / Posted 19 days ago
retains his starting spot as the replacement for Adam Coleman (thumb), who has flown back to Australia. Australian skipper Michael Hooper said he’d seen Tupou’s early highlights reel and also knew his size from personal experience. “I do actually... Read more
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19d
The Courier Mail
Decision handed down on Cheika ‘cheat’ rantpicked up Cheika making a frustrated shout of “f***ing cheats” from the open co
The Courier Mail / Posted 19 days ago
picked up Cheika making a frustrated shout of “f***ing cheats” from the open coaches’ box at Twickenham when an early Michael Hooper “try” was disallowed for off-side last Sunday. It took five days since the Test but the air was finally... Read more
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19d
News.com.au
“Tongan Thor” enters as Moore exitsretains his starting spot as the replacement for Adam Coleman (thumb), who has
News.com.au / Posted 19 days ago
retains his starting spot as the replacement for Adam Coleman (thumb), who has flown back to Australia. Australian skipper Michael Hooper said he’d seen Tupou’s early highlights reel and also knew his size from personal experience. “I do actually... Read more
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19d
News.com.au
Decision handed down on Cheika ‘cheat’ rantpicked up Cheika making a frustrated shout of “f***ing cheats” from the open co
News.com.au / Posted 19 days ago
picked up Cheika making a frustrated shout of “f***ing cheats” from the open coaches’ box at Twickenham when an early Michael Hooper “try” was disallowed for off-side last Sunday. It took five days since the Test but the air was finally... Read more
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19d
Scotsman
Australia name ‘Tongan Thor’ in squad face ScotlandKurtley Beale, Marika Koroibete, Tevita Kuridrani, Samu Kerevi, Reece Hodge, Be
Scotsman / Posted 19 days ago
Kurtley Beale, Marika Koroibete, Tevita Kuridrani, Samu Kerevi, Reece Hodge, Bernard Foley, Will Genia; Sean McMahon, Michael Hooper (captain), Ben McCalman, Blake Enever, Rob Simmons, Sekope Kepu, Stephen Moore, Scott Sio. Reserves: Tatafu... Read more
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19d
New York Daily News
Tongan Thor picked by Wallabies for Scotland testKurtley Beale, Marika Koroibete, Tevita Kuridrani, Samu Kerevi, Reece Hodge, Be
New York Daily News / Posted 19 days ago
Kurtley Beale, Marika Koroibete, Tevita Kuridrani, Samu Kerevi, Reece Hodge, Bernard Foley, Will Genia; Sean McMahon, Michael Hooper (captain), Ben McCalman, Blake Enever, Rob Simmons, Sekope Kepu, Stephen Moore, Scott Sio. Reserves: Tatafu... Read more
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19d
The Courier Express Newspapers
RGU--Australia Team,1st LdKurtley Beale, Marika Koroibete, Tevita Kuridrani, Samu Kerevi, Reece Hodge, Be
The Courier Express Newspapers / Posted 19 days ago
Kurtley Beale, Marika Koroibete, Tevita Kuridrani, Samu Kerevi, Reece Hodge, Bernard Foley, Will Genia; Sean McMahon, Michael Hooper (captain), Ben McCalman, Blake Enever, Rob Simmons, Sekope Kepu, Stephen Moore, Scott Sio. Reserves: Tatafu... Read more
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19d
EuroNews
Moore to end career with start against Scotland14-Marika Koroibete, 13-Tevita Kuridrani, 12-Samu Kerevi, 11-Reece Hodge, 10-Be
EuroNews / Posted 19 days ago
14-Marika Koroibete, 13-Tevita Kuridrani, 12-Samu Kerevi, 11-Reece Hodge, 10-Bernard Foley, 9-Will Genia, 8-Sean McMahon, 7-Michael Hooper (captain), 6-Ben McCalman, 5-Blake Enever, 4-Rob Simmons, 3-Sekope Kepu, 2-Stephen Moore, 1-Scott Sio... Read more
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19d
The Courier Mail
Scots stich up Wallabies with pitch switchtraining disruptions on tour and it will be shrugged off if the team’s “no excu
The Courier Mail / Posted 19 days ago
training disruptions on tour and it will be shrugged off if the team’s “no excuses” policy is as strong as skipper Michael Hooper suggests.media_cameraThe Wallabies were forced to shift their training session at the last moment. In 2004,... Read more
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19d
walesonline
The verdict on the Wales team and the reasons behind selectionSonny Bill and Co on his 50th cap.OWEN WILLIAMSWales player Owen Williams goes
walesonline / Posted 19 days ago
Sonny Bill and Co on his 50th cap.OWEN WILLIAMSWales player Owen Williams goes on a run but is tackled by Australia players Michael Hooper and Sean McMahon The general consensus was that the gamble of playing Williams at 12 as a second-playmaker... Read more
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