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All Blacked-out! Inspiring stories of Bledisloe Cup glory and defeat

As the Wallabies and All Blacks prepare for their first encounter of 2017, let us look back at some of the great matches between these two rugby nations.

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Five keys to Bledisloe success for the Wallabies

Can the Wallabies beat the All Blacks on Saturday night? It’s possible. It’s highly unlikely, but it’s possible.

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Women’s sport weekly wrap: Does Australia want success in the XV format of the game?

This week there have been plenty of questions asked about Australian rugby.

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The Kurtley Beale-Sonny Bill clash worth the price of admission alone

Kurtley Beale makes a welcome return to the Wallabies tomorrow night at ANZ Stadium for the first of three clashes with the All Blacks.

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Every Bledisloe Test result since 1932

Tonight the Bledisloe Cup begins for the 57th time, with the Wallabies and All Blacks playing their 138th Test in contest of the cup.

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Folau pleads with fans to watch Wallabies

Wallabies superstar Israel Folau is urging fans to get behind their bold bid for a morale-boosting victory over the All Blacks amid fears of the worst Bledisloe Cup turnout ever at ANZ Stadium.

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Alan Jones wants CBA boss to top ARU board

Former Wallabies coach Alan Jones wants outgoing Commonwealth Bank chief executive Ian Narev to fill the shoes of departing Australian Rugby Union boss Bill Pulver.

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Wallabies vowing to attack the All Blacks

The Wallabies are pledging to play traditional running rugby in pursuit of a Bledisloe Cup boilover against the All Blacks on Saturday night.

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Wallabies deserve our respect: Hansen

Desperate to retain the Bledisloe Cup for a 16th straight year, the All Blacks remain wary of an ambush in Sydney on Saturday despite having lost just three of their past 30 Tests against the Wallabies.

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Wallaroos hold off Japan fightback

Australia will battle for fifth place at the women’s Rugby World Cup after securing their first win of the tournament over Japan in Ireland.

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Beale is back as Michael Cheika reveals his Wallabies team for Bledisloe 1

Michael Cheika has named his team for the Wallabies’ opening Bledisloe Cup and Rugby Championship game of 2017, bringing back Kurtley Beale for his first Australian appearance since the Rugby World Cup.

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Midfield selection quandaries bring the intrigue for Bledisloe 1

Maybe it’s just because everything else going on in Australian rugby has deadened the memory a bit, but I can’t readily recall a more fascinating set of selections leading into the first Bledisloe Cup Test Match of the year.

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All Blacks back Smith amid scandal claim

All Blacks coach Steve Hansen has backed halfback Aaron Smith to play well in Saturday’s Bledisloe Cup opener against the Wallabies despite latest allegations about his airport “toilet tryst” scandal.

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Matt Lucas bolts to the Brumbies

Waratahs scrumhalf Matt Lucas has defected to their Australian rivals the Brumbies, with the ACT-based franchise announcing today the 25-year-old had signed a two-year deal with the team.

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McKenzie, Squire in for Bledisloe opener

All Blacks coach Steve Hansen has sprung a major surprise ahead of the Bledisloe Cup and Rugby Championship opener against Australia in Sydney, opting for young gun Damian McKenzie at fullback.

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Sonny Bill ready to fire for All Blacks after suspension

A fitter and more fired-up Sonny Bill Williams has returned to Sydney with a point to prove for the All Blacks after serving a four-game suspension.

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Tony McGahan Melbourne Rebels Super Rugby Union 2017

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ACT Brumbies' Christian Lealiifano

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Israel Folau

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Wallabies' flyhalf Bernard Foley is chased by All Blacks' prop Charlie Faumuina

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Christian Lealiifano Brumbies Rugby Union Super Rugby 2016

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Will Genia Wallabies Springboks Rugby Union Test Championship 2016 Australia South Africa

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Pekahou Cowan Western Force Super Rugby Union 2017

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Adam Coleman wins a lineout for the Wallabies

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Matt Hodgson Western Force Rugby Union Super 2017

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Why a rush defence will not upset the All Blacks

A rush defence will not undo the All Blacks in the Rugby Championship – and it didn’t for the Lions series.

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The tin foil hat conspiracy: Bledisloe Cup edition

The recent outburst by World Rugby vice chairman Agustin Pichot with regard to the Sonny Bill Williams suspension reversal seemed a little odd given that this was a World Rugby-appointed independent council enforcing World Rugby-written and owned regulations.

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“It’s all hype. I haven’t heard from the All Black selectors. I don’t like cameras and microphones,” the softly spoken Asafo Aumua asserts when asked to address speculation he might be an apprentice on the All Blacks’ end of season tour.

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A lack of Force weakens all Australian rugby

While they have provided some valid arguments, the ARU missed a fundamental aspect of why the Western Force needs to stay in the Super Rugby comp.

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Members, juniors and ex-pats have all been forgotten in Force cull

I sat back and watched the debacle that was the ARU fumbling their way through a supposedly ‘fair’ process of culling a Super Rugby team, the biased outcome of which has seen my team, the Western Force, given their marching orders.

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Beguiling Bledisloe, please save us

By Andrew, 15 Aug 2017
Beguiling Bledisloe, please save us

The Bledisloe Cup remains one of the jewels in the crown of the international rugby calendar – up there with the World Cup, Lions tours, the final day of the Six Nations, and watching the Brisbane club rugby grand final from the hill at Ballymore.

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Sonny Bill Williams: Sinner or saint?

By Lindsay Amner, 15 Aug 2017 Video
Sonny Bill Williams: Sinner or saint?

Sonny Bill Williams is one of the most polarising athletes on the planet. Most people have an opinion about him and it’s usually either love him or hate him, there’s very little middle ground.

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Keeping the Rebels is suicide for the ARU

By Michael Thompson, 15 Aug 2017
Keeping the Rebels is suicide for the ARU

Western Force losing their license shows that the ARU failed to capitalise on the popularity of rugby in Western Australia.

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Law reform: Why the mark and maul rules are outdated

The ball is kicked high, the chases are making a great effort and could gain an advantage with numbers inside the opposition 22, oh no, the defending player, sliding along the ground, takes and catch and calls “mark”. It is the game’s most ridiculous and outdated ‘get of jail free’ card.

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What becomes of the broken hearted?

By Timbo (L), 15 Aug 2017
What becomes of the broken hearted?

Sorrows have been drowned and the tear-stained pillow has been put in the wash. What happens next?

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Is it time for Rugby WA to secede from the ARU?

Those of us on the east coast of Australia are familiar with regular expressions of dissatisfaction coming from Western Australia, mainly about tax revenue allocation West Australian think unfairly favours the eastern states.

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With the Force gone, can the Wallabies give Aussie fans something to cheer about?

So the Force were about to be axed so Andrew Forrest steps forward, now they have been axed, what next?

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There must be some positives about Australian rugby, right?

Finally a decision about Super Rugby has been made.

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West Australian rugby razed

Rugby union in Western Australia has been abandoned by its supposed parent union, which must now be known as Eastern Rugby Union.

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How the west was lost – and won

By Daren Weippert, 12 Aug 2017 Popular article!
How the west was lost – and won

Let’s be clear: the ARU was always going to make the wrong decision. This is sadly not a surprise, but it demonstrates the lack of vision and courage that exists within the ARU.

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Could we federate our football codes?

By Evanfinity, 12 Aug 2017
Could we federate our football codes?

Aussie winter sport is a dysfunctional family.

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Michael Hooper Wallabies Australia Rugby Union 2017

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Bill Pulver Cameron Clyne press conference

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Bill Meakes Western Force Rugby Union Super 2017

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Matt Philip Western Force Rugby Union Super 2017

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Matt Hodgson Western Force Rugby Union Super 2017

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Kurtley Beale shapes to pass during the opening game of the series between the Wallabies and the All Blacks at ANZ Stadium in Sydney, Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014. (Photo: Paul Barkley/LookPro)

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Israel Folau Wallabies Australian Rugby Union 2017

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England captain Chris Robshaw

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