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Argentina make four changes for team to face Wallabies

Argentina have made four changes to their starting side to play the Wallabies in Canberra, with Tomas Lezana, Martin Landajo, Ramiro Moyano and Matias Orlando added to the starting XV.

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One debutant in Wallabies squad for clash against Argentina

Marika Koroibete is on the verge of making his Wallabies debut after being named on the bench to face Argentina this weekend.

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Sorry Izzy, but respect and support go hand in hand

On Wednesday, Israel Folau took to Twitter to put forward his stance on Australia’s upcoming same sex marriage survey.

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All Blacks name Hames, Squire against Boks

Kane Hames is being thrown straight into the deep end after being selected to pull on the All Blacks’ No.1 jumper for Saturday’s Rugby Championship clash with South Africa in Auckland.

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Will Twiggy’s IPRC step on the toes of the NRC?

Another day, another Andrew Forrest press conference, it seems, and yesterday we finally welcomed some actual detail about the mining magnate’s grand plans to… well, make Australian rugby great again.

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Israel Folau cops backlash for gay marriage tweet

Wallabies superstar Israel Folau has sparked a Twitter backlash by revealing he will not support the push for same-sex marriage.

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As more details emerge, Twiggy’s Indo Pacific Rugby Championship should be supported

Andrew Forrest has announced his plan for the much-hyped Indo-Pacific Rugby Championship, and things are looking promising.

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Andrew Forrest reveals details of new rugby competition, ARU responds

The first concrete details of Andrew Forrest’s much-hyped Indo Pacific Rugby Championship have emerged, with the billionaire going public with his offer of the new competition to the ARU.

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Australian rugby bolstered as another Wallaby re-signs

The Wallabies have continued to strengthen their playing stocks ahead of the 2019 Rugby World Cup, with centre Tevita Kuridrani inking a two-year extension with the Brumbies that will keep him in Australian rugby until the end of the tournament in Japan.

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Can Michael Cheika transform himself as Wallabies coach?

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.

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Hooper to halfback for Wallabies? What, the flanker?

Warning: the following contains a theory that some conservative rah-rah fans may find disturbing.

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Wallabies not feeling Pumas pressure

The Wallabies say they’ll treat this weekend’s Test against Argentina like any other despite facing the prospect of their worst-ever start to the Rugby Championship.

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Western Force coach Dave Wessels says he won’t make a decision on his future until hearing more details about Andrew Forrest’s breakaway rugby competition.

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Australia and New Zealand need to force SANZAAR’s Super Rugby hand now

Nearly two months ago, when Andrew Forrest made his grand on-field entry into the biggest and worst-handled saga to have plagued Australian rugby since professionalism, I wrote in this very column that SANZAAR and the Super Rugby competition were at the crossroads.

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One step forward, a couple back for the Wallabies

The first match of this year’s Rugby Championship, in Sydney, was one of the most painful I’ve watched the Wallabies play – the performance was nothing short of embarrassing.

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Michael Cheika makes two changes to Wallabies squad for Argentina clash

Wallabies coach Michael Cheika has dumped Kane Douglas from his squad for Saturday’s Test against Argentina in Canberra to make way for rookie lock Lukhan Tui.

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Michael Hooper Australia Rugby Union Wallabies 2017

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Western Force Protest

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Ned Hanigan Australia Rugby Union Wallabies 2017

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Michael Cheika Australia Rugby Union Wallabies 2017

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Israel Folau Australia Rugby Union Wallabies 2017

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Michael Hooper Australia Rugby Union Wallabies 2017

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Kurtley Beale Australia Rugby Union Championship Wallabies Bledisloe Cup 2017

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Israel Folau Wallabies Australia Rugby Union 2017

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Aaron Smith All Blacks New Zealand Rugby Union Championship Bledisloe Cup 2017

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Wallabies vs Springboks highlights: Rugby Championship live scores, blog

Match result: The Wallabies and Springboks have played out just their second draw in history with the sides holding on for a breathtaking 23-all tie in Perth.

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Wallabies vs Springboks Rugby Championship preview and prediction

The stage is set for an intriguing battle between the Wallabies and Springboks in Perth on Saturday.

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All Blacks vs Argentina: Rugby Championship live scores, blog

The All Blacks will be looking to maintain their perfect record in the Rugby Championship when they square off against the struggling Pumas. Join The Roar for live scores and commentary from 5:35pm AEST.

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Melbourne Rising vs Fijian Drua: NRC live scores

The Melbourne Rising will host the newest team to the NRC, the Fijian Drua, in the second round of the season. Join The Roar for live scores from the match being played September 9, at 3pm (AEST).

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Brisbane City vs Queensland Country: NRC live scores

In the first game of the second round of the National Rugby Competition, it’s a Queensland derby between Brisbane City and Queensland Country. Join The Roar for live scores from the match on Saturday, September 9 at Noosa with kickoff at 1pm (AEST).

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Creative destruction: How rugby’s existential crisis could rebuild the game

Cast your mind back some nine months to January 2017. Australian Rugby is at a low ebb, the Wallabies have had a poor 2016 season with only six wins from 15 games including four losses to England and three to the All Blacks.

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Boks to beat the ‘Blues’ by nine

By lloyd marshall, 8 Sep 2017
Boks to beat the ‘Blues’ by nine

I was horrified to read that the Test match in Perth on Saturday could be deprived of the classic sea of Gold, and replaced by, well, just a sea.

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Bring on the Indo-Pacific Rugby Competition … now

Like every Aussie rugby supporter who still believes in a fair go, I was left with a mix of anger and sadness for our mates in the West when I heard the NSW Supreme Court has decreed that the Western Force will be no more.

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Wallabies vs. Springboks: A rivalry hiding in plain sight

Compared to Bledisloe Cup games, the annual home Test against South Africa used to be the bogey prize for those in search of Wallabies tickets every year – the equivalent of getting a pair of socks for Christmas while your sibling received a games console, a surfboard or a new bicycle.

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Could Twiggy’s new rugby competition be a blessing in disguise for DFAT?

Bill Pulver may just make a diplomat out of mining magnate Andrew ‘Twiggy’ Forrest.

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Who’s afraid of the Springboks? I am, for one

The Wallabies are back in action on Saturday, taking on South Africa in Perth, and I’m worried that the Springboks will bully us off the park. But then I’ve been worrying about the Springboks ever since I first saw them play, back in 1971 at the SCG.

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Shute Shield tapped into something country rugby had all along

There is something indescribably great about country rugby. The passion of the players in a local derby, the commitment from the volunteers that keep things running smoothly, the true sense of community after the game.

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The future of Australian rugby is the NRC

The NSW Supreme Court has pretty much added the final nail the coffin of the Western Force in Super Rugby. The decision has been made and even though the ARU have been shown to be shifty in their dealings with the WARU, the courts have sided with the former.

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This mess makes it clear: It’s time for major change in global rugby

The lesson to learn from the Western Force’s drawn-out culling is that rugby must transition into the next stage of professionalism and become a united game globally.

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Aviva Premiership Week 1 round up

By Rob Seltzer, 5 Sep 2017
Aviva Premiership Week 1 round up

After a summer Lions tour and many fringe players getting their chance to impress on the International stage the Aviva Premiership is back and it is back with a bang. There were hat-trick heroes, points galore and upsets on the opening weekend of the season

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The Wallabies forward pack: A performance to build on or another false dawn?

​The Wallabies put in a gutsy performance on Saturday and I was genuinely proud of the effort they displayed. Most pleasing though was the tenacity and vigour shown by the forward pack.

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Brynard Stander of the Perth Spirit

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NRC rugby - Australia's rugby future

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A Canberra Vikings player

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Brisbane City centre Samu Kerevi

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Bill Pulver Cameron Clyne press conference

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Michael Cheika thinking

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Rob Simmons

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