Paul Cully

Paul Cully

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Forget threats of a split, SANZAR helps everyone

Paul Cully It is not often that Richie McCaw is trampled as he was by Irish prop Cian Healy in the All Blacks’ 24-22 win against Ireland in Dublin on Sunday.

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Brooding about All Blacks no solution for Wallabies

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Paul Cully To half of Ewen McKenzie's new dressing room, the complaints about New Zealand cynically killing the ball will have had a familiar ring to them.

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Waratahs have skill set to stop mauling by Stormers

Paul Cully As the Stormers tried to bully the Blues into submission last Friday night, one South African journalist sent the following pithy tweet. ''Heaven help us South Africans if the IRB ever bans the maul.

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Avoiding Shark bite would be Reds' legacy dream come true

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Paul Cully There is a stubborn theory subscribed to by some in two-thirds of the SANZAR territories that the Reds got lucky last year.

Cheap shot shows cost of coasting is expensive

Paul Cully Blanket accusations of a lack of spite from the Wallabies last Saturday night are not quite true.

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Sharpened team has grounds for optimism

Paul Cully Rugby's difficulty at dealing with an unwelcome visitor, the drawn Test, has produced a divergence of views about Saturday night's absorbing third Bledisloe Test.

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Victory over Welsh doesn't mask woes

Paul Cully Given the Wallabies' year, it was entirely appropriate that even Kurtley Beale's brilliant late try against Wales on Saturday came with a caveat.

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All aboard the player-go-round

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Paul Cully Paul Cully takes a look at the top 20 signings for the three SANZAR nations and what they will bring to their new teams.

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McMeniman's efforts will make Deans think

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Paul Cully Hugh McMeniman is showing the signs that every Wallabies fan wanted.

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Second row must be first priority for Deans

Paul Cully The Wallabies have big problems in the second row: that's a hard concept to grasp

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Five things we learned in Super Rugby

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Paul Cully The Stormer are deserved favourites for the Super Rugby title while Sanzar needs to address its officiating system.

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Waratahs must exploit vulnerable Force

Paul Cully The Force are durable, admirable - and vulnerable.

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