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Nicholas Bishop

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Why Michael Cheika will live or die by the Waratah ‘holy trinity’

Why Michael Cheika will live or die by the Waratah ‘holy trinity’

2 days ago

The die has already been cast.

Can Michael Cheika transform himself as Wallabies coach?

Can Michael Cheika transform himself as Wallabies coach?

13 Sep 2017

We’ve all seen the TV programmes. A high-profile ‘celebrity’ expert addresses a failing business and (more often than not) comes up with a spectacular turnaround in the space of about one hour’s viewing. Cue an emotional outpouring of gratitude from the rescued owners.

Skrum, skrum, skrum: Where the Springboks may show their colours at Perth

Skrum, skrum, skrum: Where the Springboks may show their colours at Perth

6 Sep 2017

“Skrum, skrum, skrum”. That was the pith and essence of Paul Roos’ famous telegram to the 1937 Springboks, on the eve of their historical first-ever series win in New Zealand.

A midfield war under a glass ceiling: Sonny Bill Williams versus Kurtley Beale in Dunedin

A midfield war under a glass ceiling: Sonny Bill Williams versus Kurtley Beale in Dunedin

30 Aug 2017

It had been a dark, damp week. In the build-up to England’s contest against New Zealand back in December 2012, there had been a lot of self-questioning and doubt.

The Wallabies’ defensive woes show the need for connectivity and communication

The Wallabies' defensive woes show the need for connectivity and communication

23 Aug 2017

Sydney on a Saturday night – 54 points and eight tries conceded.

Chaos reigns off the field, but also in the Wallabies’ back three

Chaos reigns off the field, but also in the Wallabies' back three

16 Aug 2017

The force appears to have deserted Australian rugby.