Another bullshit statement, where do you get this stuff from?
When have these board members openly admitted to wanting "running rugby" regardless of result over having Jakeball win the world cup?
Who admitted this?
What, name 2 extra players on the bench until closer to match time.
What if there are injury concerns or they are still trying to confirm combinations?
And get used to it, he'll do what he likes until he's instructed to do otherwise.
See anybody in ARU circles who's going to be doing that...
What a silly statement.
If you were training a boxer for a guaranteed world title fight series late next year how would you approach it?
Would you work incessantly on his defence, fitness, endurance, skills and mental toughness in lead up bouts in preparation, or as I suspect, just tell him to...
Wouldn't the players be best at answering this question about who is better at motivating them?
That was the point I was making.
Many of them have had all three of Deans, McKenzie and now Cheika as coach.
I think if you asked the players themselves at Leinster, the Waratahs and even already at the Wallabies the answer would be a resounding YES, he does have a superior record of motivating players.
The thing in common is that all 3 of these teams had a prior period of around 10 years of under...
Or you could use a different positive example Pfitzy.
"Traditional foes Randwick and Easts came off underachieving Shute Shield seasons to combine with the boys from the bush to play exciting and attractive rugby, make the NRC semi finals, and showcase a wealth of emerging pathway talent."...
I said it's not the squad Cheika would have selected.
You've asked me a redundant hypothetical question.
This is not however the first Wallaby tour where some players will not receive game time.
The All Blacks have recently declared that some players go with the squad for development purposes...