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Chris Dutton is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

Rugby World Cup 2015: Bernard Foley's 'dream come true' in engineering England defeat

Chris Dutton Wallabies linchpin Bernard Foley has described his 28-point haul as a "dream come true" after delivering a killer blow to England's World Cup campaign and the best performance by an Australian...

Rugby World Cup 2015: Sekope Kepu's ridiculous offload helps set up Bernard Foley try

Proper job: Sekope Kepu of Australia celebrates victory at Twickenham.

Chris Dutton LONDON: He'll be praised for dismantling England's proud scrum, but Wallabies prop Sekope Kepu threw a stunning flick pass which would have made Quade Cooper proud in setting up Australia's...

Rugby World Cup 2015: England crash out as Wallabies send message

Man of the moment: Bernard Foley evades Joe Launchbury to break through to score the first try of the match.

Chris Dutton The Wallabies have blown the World Cup wide open and shattered the hopes and dreams of England with a superb 33-13 win at Twickenham.

Rugby World Cup 2015: 'Gutted' England come to grips with Wallabies loss and World Cup exit

Exit right: England's captain Chris Robshaw leaves the field after his team's big loss.

Chris Dutton England coach Stuart Lancaster has apologised to a crushed nation, conceding it's "not up to me" whether he remains in charge of the first host team in World Cup history to be knocked out of the...

Rugby World Cup 2015: Wallabies turning Japanese as Eddie Jones backs Asian players to break new ground

'I haven't got a great voice': Japan coach Eddie Jones.

Chris Dutton Eddie Jones says a Japanese-born player will be picked ina future Wallabies squad.

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Rugby World Cup 2015: Eddie Jones and John Connolly break down Wallabies v England

Wallabies head coach: Michael Cheika

Chris Dutton It's the match that can break England's hearts and shatter their dreams or continue a World Cup trend the Wallabies would rather forget.

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Rugby World Cup 2015: Wallabies hooker James Hanson trades TV for World Cup dream

BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 07:  James Hanson of the Reds attempts to break away from the defence during the round 4 Super Rugby match between the Queensland Reds and the New South Wales Waratahs at Suncorp Stadium on March 7, 2015 in Brisbane, Australia.  (Photo by Bradley Kanaris/Getty Images)

Chris Dutton James Hanson had settled in for a World Cup television marathon when Wallabies coach Michael Cheika called to tell him to pack his bags and jump on a plane to London.

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Rugby World Cup 2015: 'Unthinkable' for England to be beaten - Will Greenwood

Bullish about England's chances: Will Greenwood with the Webb Ellis Trophy.

Chris Dutton England World Cup-winning centre Will Greenwood has called Australia's 'internal focus' bluff, adamant the Wallabies want to rub the hosts' noses in what would be an embarrassing exit from the...

Israel Folau steps up for Rugby World Cup showpiece on NRL and AFL grand final weekend

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Israel Folau. Photo: Stuart Walmsley/ARU

Chris Dutton A schoolboy Israel Folau was too busy winning his first NRL premiership to care that England knocked the Wallabies out of the 2007 World Cup.

Twickenham gives England the edge over Wallabies, says Martin Corry

LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 26:  Sam Burgess of England looks thoughtful during the 2015 Rugby World Cup Pool A match between England and Wales at Twickenham Stadium on September 26, 2015 in London, United Kingdom.  (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Chris Dutton Former England captain Martin Corry is adamant a feisty Twickenham crowd will outweigh the "huge expectation" on the hosts as they fight to save their World Cup campaign.

Wallabies to tread fine line at breakdown in Rugby World Cup match against England, says David Pocock

Wallabies No.8: David Pocock.

Chris Dutton Back row star David Pocock says the Wallabies will tread the fine line between launching an all-out breakdown assault and ensuring they don't give England kicking ace Owen Farrell a chance to boot...

Goal-kicking silence won't distract Bernard Foley at Rugby World Cup

Charging up: Wallabies No.10 Bernard Foley.

Chris Dutton He has been targeted with lasers and had abuse hurled over the fence, but Wallabies sharpshooter Bernard Foley says the eeriest moment will be lining up a kick in complete silence.

Rugby World Cup 2015: Wales coach Warren Gatland backs Wallabies to beat England

FEELING THE HEAT: Wales head coach, New Zealander Warren Gatland, has a poor record against southern hemisphere test sides.

Chris Dutton The Wallabies have found an unlikely ally in Wales coach Warren Gatland, who has backed Australia to beat England and guarantee his team a place in the quarter finals.

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Rugby World Cup 2015: Wallabies 'playing for wrong reason' if revenge is a factor: Michael Cheika

Wallabies head coach: Michael Cheika

Chris Dutton Forget Ashes revenge or redemption for that drop goal from Jonny Wilkinson in 2003, Wallabies coach Michael Cheika says his team will be "playing for the wrong reason" if it uses...

Rugby World Cup 2015: Wallabies roll out best XV for England Test

BATH, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 25:  Michael Cheika, Head Coach of Australia speaks to the media during an Australia Media Session at the MacDonald Bath Spa Hotel on September 25, 2015 in Bath, United Kingdom.  (Photo by Dan Mullan/Getty Images)

Chris Dutton The Wallabies are finally ready to end their selection experiments and will roll out the same Test line-up for the first time this year when they play England in a World Cup blockbuster.

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Rugby World Cup 2015: Matt Giteau turns England frustrations into Wallabies goals

Lining up: Matt Giteau could take over kicking duties from five-eighth Bernard Foley.

Chris Dutton Matt Giteau has every reason to hate England, especially when he runs into them at a World Cup.

Rugby World Cup 2015: Live blog: England v Wallabies

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Chris Dutton Follow full live coverage of the clash between England and the Wallabies.

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Rugby World Cup 2015: Wallabies won't look back in anger at England

Chris Dutton The Wallabies say they won't be England's fools in a World Cup clash, vowing not to forget about their back-line strike-weapons.

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Rugby World Cup 2015: Wallabies World Cup-winning coach Bob Dwyer puts heat on England scrum

Chris Dutton World Cup-winning Wallabies coach Bob Dwyer has turned the blowtorch on England's scrum tactics, calling on referee Romain Poite to crackdown on Joe Marler's illegal movements.

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Rugby World Cup 2015: Shattered Wycliff Palu plays through pain to end Test career

Final Test: Wycliff Palu runs onto Villa Park to face Uruguay.

Chris Dutton A shattered Wycliff Palu knew his World Cup dream and Test career was over midway through the first half of the Wallabies' 65-3 rout against Uruguay.

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