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Chris Dutton is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.
Chris Dutton Forget Fiji flamboyance, Wallabies scrum doctor Mario Ledesma has been trawling through footage to make sure the Australians don't get a rude shock.
Chris Dutton Wallabies prepare for Fiji's inspirational leader Nemani Nadolo in their Rugby World Cup opener.
Chris Dutton Japan delivered the biggest upset in World Cup history and the Wallabies are desperate to avoid becoming the second high-profile nation to fall at the tournament.
Chris Dutton He was one of Australia's best juniors and played with Quade Cooper, Kurtey Beale and David Pocock, but Jack Lam thought his World Cup dreams were dead when two countries passed by.
Chris Dutton Rugby was the last thing on Eddie Jones' mind when a stroke confined him to hospital for almost six weeks.
Chris Dutton The image of a busted and bloodied Pat McCabe is burnt into Scott Fardy's memory as a reminder of what it takes to chase World Cup glory.
Chris Dutton The man who made an 11-year-old David Pocock burst into tears holds the key to ensuring his combination with Michael Hooper becomes a World Cup force.
Chris Dutton A renewed focus on goalkicking will give the Wallabies an edge in the Rugby World Cup, according to recently-appointed kicking coach Chris Malone.
Chris Dutton His first job is to find the sweet spot on the new World Cup ball, but the 'Mayor of Bath' Chris Malone says there'll be no excuses for Wallabies inaccuracy when the campaign begins.
Chris Dutton Michael Hooper is like a caged bull ready to launch into his World Cup debut.
Chris Dutton The Wallabies are unmoved by World Rugby's plans to crackdown on players feigning for penalties and stamp the tactic out with the threat of being sent to the sin-bin.
Chris Dutton Michael Cheika has laid his selection cards on the table by adopting a bold plan to pick two completely different teams for the opening two matches of the World Cup.
Chris Dutton He was a World Cup villain and the most hated man in New Zealand, but Quade Cooper has harnessed a chorus of boos to develop unwavering determination to win international glory.
Chris Dutton The Wallabies built their last World Cup triumph on "cutting-edge defence" and Stephen Larkham wants to add unpredictability to their bag of tricks to get back to the top of international rugby.
Chris Dutton Sam Burgess' journey from NRL premiership hero to World Cup X-factor started alongside teenagers in a reserve grade rugby union match in front of only rusted-on Bath supporters.
Chris Dutton He's the forgotten NSW Waratah who holds the key to unlocking Fiji's attacking weapon to destroy the Wallabies and England.
Chris Dutton The English Channel separates Sam Carter from his World Cup dream, but the ACT Brumbies lock is refusing to let a physical barrier change his Test-match mentality.
Chris Dutton Wallabies enforcer Wycliff Palu will miss the opening game of Australia's World Cup campaign to ensure a lingering hamstring problem doesn't derail his tournament.
Chris Dutton The most experienced player in Australia's World Cup squad says the players are riding high on self-belief and are better prepared to aim for international glory in England.
Chris Dutton Wallabies coach Michael Cheika wants his team to embrace its tag as the World Cup enemy, insisting they won't be distracted from their mission by the hype of their clash with hosts England.