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Back for more: Dean Mumm will return for the Waratahs in 2017.

Dean Mumm signs with Waratahs for 2017

Wallabies second-rower Dean Mumm says it's not up to him to decide whether Australia needs a full-time lineout coach but knows he and teammates are determined to tip the scales back in their favour.

Cheika says no extra pressure

WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND - AUGUST 27: Head Coach Michael Cheika looks on prior to the Bledisloe Cup Rugby Championship ...

Michael Cheika says he does not feel any added personal pressure after a sixth consecutive loss but has stressed need for the Wallabies to build on their improved showing in Wellington.

Cooper didn't get a chance to shine: Hansen

No fireworks: Quade Cooper.

All Blacks coach Steve Hansen says Quade Cooper didn't get a chance to shine because of limited set piece ball, while hooker Dane Coles admitted things might have gone a little too far in the heat of a Bledisloe battle.

Beale's past no issue for Wasps boss

Changed man: Kurtley Beale.

Wasps director of rugby Dai Young admits he considered Kurtley Beale's chequered past carefully before making him the highest-paid player in Aviva Premiership history.