Plenty of depth and quality in Cheika’s Wallabies squad

Top question sheek, the answer is I genuinely and firmly believe the Wallabies can win a record third RWC if they play the Cheika way, and play to their natural ability. That's not a big ask, every time the Wallabies take to the field, they are expected to play to their natural ability. But they will never beat the All Blacks, or the Boks, if they think they can win ugly, they aren't that good. What worries me more there are too many frontline Wallabies who are very capable of playing stupid rugby, forgetting the elementary basics of passing, catching, supporting, retaining possession, and making first time tackles. How can internationals ever stoop so low? It's beyond my comprehension how those offenders, who are all handsomely paid 24/7 footballers, can switch off without any rhyme nor reason. And while I'm a rock solid Michael Cheika believer, I can't for the life of me see how he's gone for Michael Hooper over David Pocock, left Luke Jones and James Hanson out of the current squad, yet picked James Horwill and Dean Mumm. But these are early days and there will be squad changes in the lead up to the RWC with the likes of George Smith, Wycliff Palu and Henry the mix with Jones and Hanson. In the meantime sheek, tomorrow nights Suncorp clash with the Boks will be a litmus test of where the Wallabies are at, with a long way to go.

17 Jul 2015
Bookies wary of Tiger Woods at St Andrews

Even the great sheek couldn't possibly "reverse-Jonah" a Woods victory, he'll be lucky to make the cut. There are no trees and no hills at the home of golf, but there are a good few wild and woolly areas and many monster bunkers where Woods will pay dearly with his wayward driving. Woods has already criticised the St Andrews greens as too slow, remember the quote, no doubt it will surface again when Woods falls short as he's done all year.

15 Jul 2015
Wallaby cuts are still in World Cup contention

Typical rubbish from a negative John, prepared to knock on past performances rather than look forward to what's in store.

11 Jul 2015
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