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Nicholas Bishop

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What does the future hold for the Wallabies’ scrum?

What does the future hold for the Wallabies' scrum?

4 days ago

Historically, the set scrum has always been regarded as the Achilles heel of the Australian team in the Northern Hemisphere. For every ‘Topo’ Rodriguez, Andy McIntyre and Richard Harry Australia has produced, there have been two or three Matt Dunnings, Guy Shepherdsons and Al Baxters.

Is the slumbering giant of the north finally waking up?

Is the slumbering giant of the north finally waking up?

11 Jan 2017

First there was Eddie, engineering England’s 13-match unbeaten run in 2016. Then there was Ireland, handing the All Blacks their worst beating since 2012 in Chicago.

McMahon should get first crack at replacing the ‘Pooper’

McMahon should get first crack at replacing the 'Pooper'

4 Jan 2017

The ‘Pooper’ is no more. Suddenly Australian rugby is without the crutch upon which it has relied for so long, outstanding openside flank David Pocock.

Why the Wallabies’ attack is improving

Why the Wallabies' attack is improving

28 Dec 2016

The Wallabies’ end of year tour results were as expected: three wins against the weaker opponents (Wales, France and Scotland) and two losses against the strongest opposition, right at the end.

Could Wasps’ tactics be pushing Kurtley Beale to an early exit?

Could Wasps' tactics be pushing Kurtley Beale to an early exit?

21 Dec 2016

A Wasp not a Waratah, playing in the midlands of merry ol’ England rather than in the heart of Australia. How times have changed for Kurtley Beale.

A fantasy Christmas gift for the Australian Rugby Union

A fantasy Christmas gift for the Australian Rugby Union

14 Dec 2016

Michael Cheika is in Bordeaux, home of one of the most spectacularly mean front rows ever to play for France – Serge Simon, Vincent Moscato and Phillipe Gimbert. Speak their names in a whisper. Any louder, and you might find yourself as bloody pulp on the floor.

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