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- January 2007
Watching the three matches unfold I couldn’t help but feel that the Australian team was lacking in direction and identity. This is not directed at the players, but at the coaching style and intelligence behind it.
While there were many disappointing things that Australia did and didn’t do in this series against England, there is something that has been bugging me for many years.
In preparation for State of Origin 2, I dug up last year’s Game 2, which I remembered as a great game of footy, and watched it again.
AFL boss Gillon McLachlan has let slip the best opportunity yet for the AFL to establish itself as a leading advocate of equality in sport, after the league on Monday chose to go soft on “vicious” comments made by Collingwood president Eddie McGuire about respected sports journalist Caroline Wilson.
It has never been easy following England in major tournaments. Even in those campaigns which could be deemed a success there were precious few comfortable games.
The Wallabies have lost their second Test of the England tour, meaning the series has been a victorious one for England. Here are five observations I made from the Test.