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Rugby news from Tuesday, 22 August 2017

- A couple of weeks back, a Roarer posited the idea that, after the Rugby Championships and the Spring Tour, the Wallabies’ world ranking would plunge to as far down as nine. After Saturday’s woeful outing against the All Blacks, number nine looks a little less ludicrous. Two more losses to the All Blacks is a […]Article link: Wallabies set to free fall in the world rankings. Written by The Crowd, o

- In case you missed the exciting news, The Roar’s secured a gold medal Olympian for a massive upcoming event! Arguably Australia’s favourite Olympic champion, Steven Bradbury is our special judge for the next Club Roar Awards. Where were you when Steven Bradbury won the most unlikeliest of Olympic gold medals at the 2002 Winter Olympics? […]Article link: Doing a Bradbury and winning like a legend i

- The Australian Rugby Union are refusing to budge on their decision to axe the Western Force, but have agreed to help billionaire Andrew Forrest develop a new international competition. Forrest met with ARU officials in Adelaide on Tuesday in a bid to get them to overturn their decision to axe the Force. The chairman of […]Article link: ARU could help Force form Asian league. Written by Justin Chad

- Playmaker Bernard Foley admits the Wallabies need to find a better balance in attack and kick for territory more often to avoid another All Blacks slaughter. Coach Michael Cheika’s high-risk game plan played right into New Zealand’s hands in last weekend’s Bledisloe Cup opener. The Wallabies tried once again to beat the world champions through […]Article link: Kicking game key for Wallabies: Berna

- Wallabies coach Michael Cheika says only an improved performance in Saturday’s second Bledisloe Cup Test can provide an adequate answer to criticism from rugby luminaries like Michael Lynagh. Cheika chose not to fire back when asked about Lynagh’s stinging description of Australia’s “non-existent” skills and “schoolboy” errors, which he made in commentary for Sky Sports […]Article link: ‘Yeah, wel