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ARU disappointed after SANZAR appeal Hooper ban

Friday 31 July 2015

The Australian Rugby Union have issued a statement saying that they are "extremely disappointed" that SANZAR have appealed the sanction handed down to Wallabies flanker Michael Hooper.
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Giteau & Palu return for Rugby Championship decider


Friday 31 July 2015

Wallabies head coach Michael Cheika has made three changes to his Rugby Championship squad that played against Argentina for next weekend's match against New Zealand's All Blacks.
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Hooper won't miss Rugby Championship decider


Thursday 30 July 2015

Former Wallabies captain Michael Hooper has been suspended for one week after he was found guilty of punching Nicolas Sanchez in Australia's victory over Argentina.
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Cheika hits back at Boudjellal for Cooper threats


Tuesday 28 July 2015

Australian head coach Michael Cheika has hit back at Toulon club owner Mourad Boudjellal who said that he will make Quade Cooper almos as poor as Greece if he fails to honour his contract.
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Wallabies coach says All Blacks are the world's best


Monday 27 July 2015

Australia's head coach Michael Cheika has admitted that he thinks Rugby Championship title rivals New Zealand are the best rugby side in the world.
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Wallaby Hooper cited for striking Pumas' Sanchez


Monday 27 July 2015

Former Wallabies captain Michael Hooper has been cited and will appear before a SANZAR Judicial Hearing to answer a charge of punching or striking.
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Australia ease to bonus point victory over Argentina


Sunday 26 July 2015

Australia's Wallabies made amends for last year's loss in Mendoza by beating the Pumas 9-34 at Estadio Malvinas Argentinas, Mendoza.
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Australia hope to build momentum against Pumas


Friday 24 July 2015

Australia's Wallabies are hoping to build on the momentum they created by beating South Africa when they take on Argentina in Mendoza Saturday in a Rugby Championship match.
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Australia make seven changes for Pumas


Thursday 23 July 2015

Australia's head coach Michael Cheika has named a Wallabies team with seven changes for their their Rugby Championship match against Argentina in Mendoza.
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Argentina scrum doctor Ledesma to help Wallabies


Tuesday 21 July 2015

Australia's Wallabies have called in Argentina's scrum doctor Mario Ledesma in order to change the perception that they are pushovers at scrum time
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Giteau to miss Wallabies clash with Argentina


Monday 20 July 2015

Wallabies centre Matt Giteau has been ruled out of Australia's Rugby Championship Test against Argentina with a sternum injury.
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Genia and Horne ruled out of Wallabies tour


Monday 20 July 2015

Wallabies centre Matt Giteau has been ruled out of Australia's Rugby Championship Test against Argentina with a sternum injury.
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Australia snatch extra time victory from South Africa


Saturday 18 July 2015

Australia scored a try in extra time to earn a 24-20 confidence boosting Rugby Championship victory over South Africa in Brisbane on Saturday.
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Cheika wants Cooper and Genia to baffle the Boks


Friday 17 July 2015

Australia head coach Michael Cheika says that he wants his pairing of Quade Cooper and Will Genia to vary their game in order to confuse the Springboks in their Rugby Championship Test in Brisbane.
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Giteau, Cooper & Genia start Wallabies against Boks


Thursday 16 July 2015

Australia head coach Michael Cheika has named Matt Giteau, Quade Cooper and Will Genia in his starting line up for the Wallabies Rugby Championship opener against South Africa's Springboks.
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Pienaar: Giteau & Mitchell will battle with pace


Wednesday 15 July 2015

Springbok half back Ruan Pienaar says that returning Wallabies Matt Giteau and Drew Mitchell are in for a surprise and will have a make a quick adjustment to the speed and pace of southern hemisphere rugby.
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Giteau questioning his own selection for Wallabies


Monday 13 July 2015

Australia and Toulon back Matt Giteau says that he is struggling to accept that he is in the Wallabies squad for the Rugby Championship and questioning his own selection.
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Quade Cooper set to start for Australia against SA


Monday 13 July 2015

Australia head coach Michael Cheika looks set to name Quade Cooper as his starting flyhalf for their Rugby Championship opener against South Africa's Springboks.
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Cheika cuts Wallabies squad down to 31 players


Friday 10 July 2015

Australia head coach Michael Cheika has cut his Wallabies squad down to 31 players for the first Rugby Championship match against Springboks at Suncorp Stadium on July 18.
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Giteau & Mitchell slot straight back in with Wallabies


Tuesday 7 July 2015

Wallabies coach Michael Cheika says that even though Matt Giteau and Drew Mitchell have been in France for the last few years they did not look out of place in their first training session back in the Wallabies fold.
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Wallabies call up Douglas for Rugby Championship


Tuesday 7 July 2015

The Australian Rugby Union have asked Leinster Rugby to release Kane Douglas to the Wallabies under World Rugby Regulation 9 ahead of the Rugby Championship.
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Hooker Stephen Moore to captain Wallabies


Monday 6 July 2015

Australia head coach Michael Cheika has named Stephen Moore to lead the Wallabies for the international season which includes the Rugby Championship and Rugby World Cup.
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Cummins replaces Speight in Wallabies squad


Monday 6 July 2015

Brumbies winger Henry Speight has been replaced in the Wallabies squad for the Rugby Championship by Western Force winger Nick Cummins.
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Giteau and Mitchell in Wallabies extended squad


Thursday 2 July 2015

Wallabies coach Michael has named an extended training squad ahead of The Rugby Championship opener against the Springboks on 18 July and included Toulon's Matt Giteau and Drew Mitchell
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Cheika to give Karmichael Hunt a run at fullback


Monday 29 June 2015

Wallabies coach Michael Cheika has revealed that he plans to give Karmichael Hunt a run at fullback as he thinks that is his best position.
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Rugby Championship Standings
Nation Games Points    
P W L D PF PA PD BP Ttl
1. Australia 2 2 0 0 58 29 29 1 9
2. New Zealand 2 2 0 0 66 38 28 1 9
3. South Africa 2 0 2 0 40 51 -11 2 2
4. Argentina 2 0 2 0 27 73 -46 0 0
                     
 
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