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  • ACT Brumbies
    Brumbies Squad is Not Fair(banks)

    ACT Brumbies squad for their first game of Super 14 2009

  • All Blacks
    Wallabies team for first Trinations test against All Blacks

    The cheap shot from that cµnt Bakkies Botha on stirling Mortlock (how did this not get cited?) means Australia goes into the first Bledisloe test against New Zealand in Sydney without their captain and AB’s bogeyman. Ryan Cross has been impressive all year, but there’s a good reason why the Kiwis call...

  • Wallabies
    Wallabies team for second French test

    NEWSFLASH: Lock Nathan Sharpe is out with a groin strain, replaced by 24 year old Dean Mumm. Hugh McMinimum takes the spot on the bench. There are four changes for this weekend’s test. Through injury Tuqiri and Palu are out, replaced by the Wallabies debutant Lachie Turner and Stephen Hoiles (look out...

  • 2008 Wallaby Selections – have your say

    Poor old Aussie Robbie Deans has been expressly forbidden to even think about Australian rugby until the Crusaders have won this years Super 14. To help him out I thought I’d package up pure selection gold and email it to him, so that he can concentrate on more important things, like getting...

  • Wallabies
    Knuckles’ report card to date

    Saturday’s test result has drawn the full range of emotional responses. For the winners, a palpable relief...

  • Wallabies
    What changes for the Wallabies?

    Everyone agrees that the Wallabies showed an impressive level of grit against South Africa last Saturday. So is the team now set, or are there improvements on selection to be made? I believe there are small but important changes to made: 1) I’m gobsmacked Staniforth wasn’t on the bench for the test...

  • Wallabies
    We’ve got the answer

    With the level debate over the Wallaby backline selection growing to a fever pitch, let’s stop for a minute to look rationally at how we got to this point, because it actually clearly shows what the selectors must do next.Cast your minds back to the start of Connolly’s reign, following the debacle...