Posts Tagged "Wallabies"

It is an axiom of behaviour in the animal kingdom: whatever shows fear and takes flight becomes the hunted. Flight paints a target on your back like nothing else and it is no different in the dog-eat-dog world of elite professional sport.

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With Test rugby now completed for the year and the prevailing mood seemingly endorsing a shift in on-field power to the northern hemisphere, will this change be reflected in The Wrap’s World Test XV for 2017?

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In 1992, the Wallabies toured South Africa, putting their reputation as World Champions at stake.

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Last weekend I finally got around to clearing my study of unwanted books, magazines not revisited in many years and reams of scrap paper with double-up scribblings.

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The 1987 Rugby World Cup semi-final, contested between France and Australia at Concord Oval in Sydney on June 13 1987, is one of the greatest Tests of rugby union in history.

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We’ve come to the end of another enthralling and surprising rugby year. Here’s my report card for each of the teams.

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It was one match too many probably for the Wallabies in 2017, but the interesting thing in Test rugby is the closeness of standards of the teams in the top 10.

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June 25, 2016, is a date that may return to haunt Michael Cheika. On that day, Australia were playing the third Test of their series against England in Sydney.

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The Wallabies’ season has finally finished, here is the best, the worst and the most contentious from the 2017 international series.

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I’ve often thought that the way Ireland structured themselves for the professional game was the model Australian rugby should be looking at.

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The Wallabies’ 2017 campaign is officially wrapped up after Sunday’s loss to Scotland, so now’s a good time to look back at the year that was.

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At times it was frustrating and disappointing, then, uplifting and encouraging, but that’s just the life of an average Wallabies supporter.

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Michael Cheika will face no disciplinary action for his “f***ing cheats” comment during the English Test.

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Rugby Australia has confirmed dates and locations for the Wallabies’ home fixtures in the 2018 Rugby Championship.

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A season that started poorly, then turned positive mid-stream, has finished on a low for the Wallabies, humiliated by Scotland at Murrayfield by a record 53-24 scoreline.

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What an upset! The Wallabies were Cheik-mated at Murrayfield by a speedy, clever, athletic and well-coached Scotland side that played with the flair and efficiency of some of the great Australian sides of  past years.

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The results are in! Yesterday we asked you to help us rate the performance of our Wallabies in their match against Scotland. We’ve crunched the numbers and have all the results below.

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One red card, three yellows and a Disciplinary Review of Michael Cheika’s off-field behaviour. All in 160 minutes of rugby.

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When the Wallabies lost to Scotland by five points in Sydney in June, the Wallabies’ coaching staff cited a lack of fitness and time spent together as a group for the general disorganisation and sub-standard performance.

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The Wallabies were dismantled by Scotland 53-24 at Murrayfield overnight. It was a frantic game that saw the Aussies handicap themselves yet again through ill-discipline. It wasn’t pretty. So, where did it all go wrong?

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