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Brett McKay

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If there's stumps or goalposts in the ground, I'll probably be watching...

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September 2008
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Ireland very good, but the Wallabies not half bad, either…

Ireland very good, but the Wallabies not half bad, either...

1 day ago

Well, it was another three-point loss, but whereas the close margin in Paris rather flattered the Wallabies last weekend, the 26-23 scoreline in Dublin was a fair reflection of how the game went. The close scoreline showed how close the Wallabies ran with the Six Nations Champions, but also how Ireland was always just that […]

Four starting changes and the longest Wallabies bench ever

Four starting changes and the longest Wallabies bench ever

5 days ago

Wallabies coach Michael Cheika hasn’t quite gone as far as I thought – or as far as I hoped, on Tuesday – but I do like that he’s gone some way to shaking the side up ahead of their Test against Ireland in Dublin, in the early hours of Sunday morning, AEDT. Cheika has made […]

Hammy-watch: A call on Clarke needed sooner rather than later

Hammy-watch: A call on Clarke needed sooner rather than later

19 Nov 2014

As the one-day train rolls into the Nation’s Capital today, and with new players coming into the Australian squad for the last three games of the series against South Africa, our off-field attention is being taken up by one of the biggest quandaries in Australian cricket. And no, I’m not talking about the Glenn Maxwell […]

Everyone gets a game: Time for Cheika to just try stuff

Everyone gets a game: Time for Cheika to just try stuff

18 Nov 2014

With only a few days between being approached for the job and then leaving Australia as Wallabies coach, it was only natural that Michael Cheika would run with existing personnel and combinations for the first few weeks of the Spring tour. In his unveiling press conference before the touring party left, Cheika admitted that he […]

Patience won in Cardiff, and plenty will be needed in Paris

Patience won in Cardiff, and plenty will be needed in Paris

14 Nov 2014

There’s been some really high-quality, tough-but-fair analysis of the Wallabies’ 33-28 win over Wales last weekend in Cardiff. Certainly, new coach Michael Cheika’s suggestion that the Wallabies forwards will need to “learn to love scrums” was timely before the Wales Test, and the 66th minute penalty try provided no greater reason why. Scott Allen’s analysis […]

I already like what I see from the Cheika Wallabies

I already like what I see from the Cheika Wallabies

7 Nov 2014

If we’re all honest, we’ll admit that we do allow ourselves to get a bit giddy at the prospects of how a team might perform under a new coach. More often than not, bars are set unreachably high and stylistic expectations are well removed from reality. However, this time around, post-McKenzie and into the Cheika […]

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