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I'm a rugby coach and writer with a passion for analysing the game as a way of developing my own knowledge.

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Loss to Ireland the Wallabies’ best tour performance

Loss to Ireland the Wallabies' best tour performance

3 days ago

While the Wallabies suffered another loss against Ireland, it was their best performance on this tour. In all areas, apart from the scrum and defusing the high ball, the Wallabies made progress. Michael Cheika is very good with his man management – he showed that at Leinster and at the Waratahs. This week we saw […]

Bad to worse for Cheika’s Wallabies

Bad to worse for Cheika's Wallabies

19 Nov 2014

I didn’t think the Wallabies could take any further steps backwards – but against France they somehow managed to do so. One of the complaints about my article last week was that I only focussed on negatives and didn’t write about any of the positives against Wales to balance my views. So, here are the […]

The Wallabies take three steps backwards

The Wallabies take three steps backwards

12 Nov 2014

It was always likely that the Wallabies would struggle in their first Test under a new coach, particularly given that the coaching change came mid-season. However, I thought the performance against Wales was worse than the one they produced in Argentina at the end of the Rugby Championship. It was a massive step back from […]

What can we expect from the Cheika led Wallabies?

What can we expect from the Cheika led Wallabies?

29 Oct 2014

When Robbie Deans was shown the door after the British and Irish Lions series in 2013, Ewen McKenzie had two¬†weeks with the¬†Wallabies squad to introduce his style of game before the first Bledisloe Cup match. The style he wanted them to play was significantly different to what Deans had been using and it took some […]

So close and yet so far for the Wallabies

So close and yet so far for the Wallabies

22 Oct 2014

Ignoring what happened after fulltime in the third Bledisloe Cup match between the Wallabies and All Blacks, it was a pretty good night for the Wallabies. They may have lost the match but they showed that they do have the potential to compete with the best team in the world. The All Blacks certainly weren’t […]

Forget losing his Wallaby jersey, Beale could be in real legal trouble

Forget losing his Wallaby jersey, Beale could be in real legal trouble

16 Oct 2014

Kurtley Beale will face an independent code of conduct tribunal next week over ARU allegations he sent “highly inappropriate and deeply offensive text messages and images to a number of people”. The independent tribunal will be headed up by district court judge Mark Williams SC. Lawyers for both the ARU and Beale are expected to […]

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