Will Genia calls for Wallabies to wear indigenous jersey fulltime

VETERAN halfback Will Genia has urged Australian rugby officials to consider making the indigenous jersey the Wallabies wore during last year’s third Bledisloe Cup Test permanent.

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All Blacks coach Steve Hansen talks up Wallabies again on eve of Bledisloe I

ALL BLACKS coach Steve Hansen rates the 2018 Wallabies more dangerous than last year’s model and isn’t backing away from branding them favourites for their opening clash.

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Two more female refs added to Women’s Sevens World Series

AUSTRALIA now have three permanent female referees officiating at international level with Tyler Miller and Madeline Putz to work on the Women’s World Sevens Series in the 2018-19 season.

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‘Lost its mana’: All Blacks coach Steve Hansen defends haka’s prestige

ALL BLACKS coach Steve Hansen has rejected suggestions from former players that the team’s famous pre-match haka has been devalued by overuse.

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Liz Patu named Wallaroos captain

TWENTY-Test veteran Liz Patu has been handed the Wallaroos captaincy ahead of their ground-breaking double header with the Bledisloe Cup on Saturday.

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Australian rugby mourns passing of Ellia Green’s mother, Yolanta

THE Australian rugby community is mourning the death of Ellia Green’s mother, Yolanta, who lost her long-running battle with cancer over the weekend.

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‘The pinnacle’: Wallabies halfback Will Genia says winning Bledisloe Cup No 1 priority

THE William Webb Ellis Cup might be the Holy Grail of rugby.

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All Blacks keen to stop David Pocock’s influence at the breakdown ahead of Bledisloe I

THE All Blacks have gone a year without having to worry about David Pocock but they’re on high alert for the return of the Wallabies back-row menace in the Bledisloe Cup.

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Key Wallabies trio declared fit for first Bledisloe Cup Test in Sydney

CAPTAIN Michael Hooper and senior players Scott Sio and Dane Haylett-Petty have shrugged off fitness concerns to be named in Wallabies coach Michael Cheika’s trimmed down squad of 28 preparing to tackle the All Blacks in Sydney on Saturday.

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Wallabies coach Michael Cheika on captain Michael Hooper’s big deal

WALLABIES coach Michael Cheika is hoping that the five year, $5 million retention of captain Michael Hooper will usher in a stable, successful era for Australian rugby.

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