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Chris Dutton is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.
Chris Dutton David Pocock might be the only Wallaby who has never played in a professional grand final, but the chance to take a slice of history isn't lost on arguably the World Cup's most influential man.
Chris Dutton The saying goes don't tinker with a winning formula, but the Wallabies are confident their final-week shake-up will give them the best chance of lifting the World Cup on the weekend.
Chris Dutton LONDON: They've got a miserable winning record when Nigel Owens has the whistle, but the Wallabies have lauded the man in charge of the World Cup final as "the best ref in the world".
Chris Dutton The last thing NBA championship-winner Patrick Mills did before leaving Australia was buy a Wallabies jersey.
Chris Dutton Australia's back-row linchpin David Pocock is trying to avoid snoring this week and is sporting two black eyes and a crooked nose after a brutal World Cup semi-final.
Chris Dutton They're the big happy Wallabies family of jokers, posers, veterans and humanitarians trying to win back respect for Australian rugby and now their mission is to bring back Bill.
Chris Dutton Don't settle for anything less than the World Cup. That's Michael Cheika's message.
Chris Dutton New Zealand can say whatever they like about Israel Folau, but Wallabies coach Michael Cheika has backed the cross-code superstar to prove his doubters wrong in the World Cup final.
Chris Dutton The Wallabies will try to fix their defensive gaps to ensure they don't need to rely on scrambling to win the World Cup this weekend.
Chris Dutton They left the field as bloodied warriors, but the Wallabies' back-row combination looms as one of Australia's biggest weapons as they chase World Cup glory against New Zealand.
Chris Dutton The Wallabies' scrum will face its biggest challenge of the World Cup as it fights for redemption against defending champion New Zealand and sweats on the fitness of prop Scott Sio.
Chris Dutton You only needed to look at the blood streaming from David Pocock's nose and smeared across his face to know the Wallabies will be battered and bruised as they prepare for a World Cup final.
Chris Dutton Wallabies winger Drew Mitchell ran past almost the entire Argentina defensive line to set up the try that sent Australia into the World Cup final. But was his final pass forward?
Chris Dutton LONDON: Wallabies winger Henry Speight has urged World Rugby to make players the No.1 priority as it considers changing its controversial three-year Test eligibility rule, fearing individuals...
Chris Dutton LONDON: You might not see them on the field as often as they would like, but meet the men behind the Wallabies' World Cup campaign who are making the difference behind the scenes.
Rugby World Cup 2015: Wallabies can turn Bernard Foley's kick into Stephen Larkham's drop-goal moment
Chris Dutton Stephen Larkham gets his hands on the ball 48 metres out and launches into a drop goal attempt that is etched in World Cup history.
Rugby World Cup 2015: Bob Dwyer disgusted with Craig Joubert treatment as Wallabies break free of past
Chris Dutton The Wallabies are ready to break free of the controversy that has followed them all week and prove to the world they deserve their place in the semi-final at Twickenham.
Chris Dutton The Wallabies have vowed to take the pressure off returning duo Israel Folau and David Pocock.
Chris Dutton LONDON: He's been described as the World Cup's "most influential player", but can the Wallabies make it to the final and lift the Webb Ellis Cup if David Pocock isn't playing?
Rugby World Cup 2015: Almost bombing out of World Cup can lift Wallabies to be champions, says Bob Dwyer
Chris Dutton The moment the Wallabies almost bombed out of the World Cup is the same moment that can help them win the tournament.