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Waratahs' season continues to blossom into greatness

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Paul Cully How well are the Waratahs playing? Well enough to go to the Chiefs in New Zealand this week and feel quietly confident.

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Starved of ball? Be grateful Izzy has the hunger to stay

Paul Cully There is something particularly Australian about the fanfare surrounding the re-signing of Israel Folau.

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Rubber is not so dead after All Blacks injuries

Paul Cully AT THE start of his tenure, if you had offered Ewen McKenzie the chance to take on the All Blacks without Richie McCaw, Conrad Smith, Owen Franks, Cory Jane, Luke Romano and Dan Carter - all of whom...

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Cheap shot shows cost of coasting is expensive

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

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Cruden awakening: Wallabies' lack of back-line size is exposed

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Paul Cully Upon the completion of the Super Rugby tournament, Australians seeking to get a glimpse into a rosy future by the study of numbers were confronted with some unco-operative data.

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European campaign a useful audition for Lions tour

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Paul Cully If some members of the Wallabies squad to tour Europe announced yesterday are yet to fully comprehend the scale of the British and Irish Lions tour next year, they can be forgiven.

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Tahs must show more than glimpses

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Paul Cully Earlier this week, former All Blacks halfback Justin Marshall let slip on New Zealand radio he had received a text from Australia last weekend.

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Senior Australian players not focused on Super Rugby: Hansen

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Paul Cully Wallabies scratching around for Super form might already have one eye on the British and Irish Lions series, says All Blacks coach.

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Genia's return must give Lions food for thought

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Paul Cully The way that Will Genia has returned after knee surgery is nothing short of remarkable.

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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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Morahan's story can influence other hopefuls

Paul Cully THE Luke Morahan story will not be lost on a few Waratahs and Brumbies over the next two fixtures. The Reds' winger came from nowhere to claim a Wallabies berth after a blistering display against the...

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Stability the key as Deans deliberates over Wallabies squad to slay Dragons

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Paul Cully OF rugby's many proposed truisms, there is one piece of wisdom that never changes: good coaching always begins at the selection table.

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Brumbies' inside backs add elan to the attack

Paul Cully The greatest gift obituary writers have received is that of certainty. The object of their rhetorical flourishes is safely stowed away under soil and is statistically unlikely to contradict their...

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Five things we learnt in Super Rugby

Paul Cully It was 79 minutes and 55 seconds of joyless cynicism and inadequate skill levels.

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Brumbies show Tahs how to keep it simple

Paul Cully It took the Brumbies just 40 minutes last weekend to show Waratahs fans once again what they've lacked this year.

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