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This will be the toughest week in the coaching career of Michael Cheika.
After peering through a thicket of expectations, media coverage, medal tallies and more media coverage, it’s refreshing to take a few minutes off thinking about our Olympic team to consider the Wallabies.
This week, Beauden Barrett showed the way for the future of men’s rugby, while the Aussie women’s sevens team, the Pearls, showed the way for all of Australian rugby.
The two teams with engines that don’t stop face each other in the Super Rugby final this week.
Despite being two of the better teams all year, it never felt obvious that the best two teams last year would meet in the Super Rugby final in 2016.
Now we know the eight teams in up this year’s Super Rugby finals, the question is whether the four New Zealand teams will advance.