Ewen McKenzie

Ewen McKenzie

Ewen McKenzie hits out at ref complaints by All Blacks coach Steve Hansen

Jim Morton Wallabies coach Ewen McKenzie has thrown All Blacks refereeing complaints back in their faces ahead of Saturday's tense Bledisloe Cup showdown.

Ewen McKenzie hits out at ref complaints

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Jim Morton Wallabies coach Ewen McKenzie has thrown All Blacks refereeing complaints back in their faces ahead of Saturday's tense Bledisloe Cup showdown.

Ewen McKenzie throws down gauntlet to All Blacks as Wallabies prepare for Bledisloe clash

Georgina Robinson Ewen McKenzie has challenged the All Blacks to "bring their A game" to the second Bledisloe Cup clash and defend their 28-year unbeaten run at Eden Park against the Wallabies. 

Lost opportunity in Sydney could haunt Ewen McKenzie's men

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Paul Cully The Wallabies will roll up to Eden Park without the usual levels of dread but with the regret of a spurned opportunity.

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Ewen Mckenzie's Wallabies: same guys, different tactics for Eden Park

Wallabies coach Ewen McKenzie announces the team for the second Bledisloe Cup Test in Sydney on Tuesday.

Georgina Robinson The Wallabies are on high alert for a harder-edged All Blacks outfit in their must-win second Bledisloe Cup clash in Auckland on Saturday.

Ewen McKenzie hails James Horwill's response as forwards scrap for World Cup spots

Positive response: Former Wallabies captain James Horwill.

Rupert Guinness In three years James Horwill has gone from being feted as the Wallabies captain for the 2011 World Cup to a player dropped from the 23-man squad for the Bledisloe Cup.

Ewen McKenzie defends Michael Hooper over penalty calls

Rupert Guinness The exasperation in the voice of Wallabies captain Michael Hooper was clear after his side drew 12-12 with the All Blacks at ANZ Stadium in Sydney on Saturday night.

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After Wallabies' 'confusing' draw, Kurtley Beale waits for Ewen McKenzie's next thoughts

Kurtley Beale looks to spread play on Saturday night.

Georgina Robinson Kurtley Beale could only hope he had done enough to retain the No.10 jersey at Eden Park this weekend.

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Ewen McKenzie: Eden Park? Bring it on

Crash course: All Blacks captain Richie McCaw collides with Wallaby Kurtley Beale  on Saturday.

Georgina Robinson Ewen McKenzie has urged the Wallabies to put a "hollow" draw with the All Blacks behind them and tip the feared Eden Park hoodoo on its head with more running rugby - rain, hail or shine.

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Wallabies have the players, game plan to beat All Blacks in Bledisloe Cup rugby Test at Eden Park

Spiro Zavos It was a nasty but effective action by the coach of the All Blacks Steve Hansen to reveal the referee for the Bledisloe Cup Test in Sydney, the South African Jaco Peyper, concedes he made mistakes...

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Ewen McKenzie says Wallabies will perform and entertain against All Blacks in Bledisloe Cup Test

Man on a mission: Wallabies coach Ewen McKenzie.

Rupert Guinness Ewen McKenzie believes the Wallabies are ready to show how far they have developed as performers and entertainers one year since their first game under him as their coach when they take on the world...

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Ewen McKenzie refuses to bite over Steve Hansen's comments on Kurtley Beale

In the spotlight: Kurtley Beale.

Marc Hinton and Rupert Guinness Ewen McKenzie has poured cold water on provocative comments from All Blacks coach Steve Hansen questioning his rival's selection of Kurtley Beale at five-eighth for the opening Bledisloe Cup Test.

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Union

Wallabies great Joe Roff says Ewen McKenzie is building Wallabies' back line around Matt Toomua

David Polkinghorne Joe Roff thinks Wallabies coach Ewen McKenzie is building his backline around inside centre Matt Toomua.

Kurtley Beale man to give Wallabies winning edge, says Ewen McKenzie

Smiling assassin: Wallabies No.10 Kurtley Beale.

Georgina Robinson The search for a Bledisloe Cup-winning edge prompted Ewen McKenzie to dump match-winning playmaker Bernard Foley and hand the No.10 jersey to a resurgent Kurtley Beale for the first time in two years.

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Ewen McKenzie must be wary if tinkering with Wallabies' midfield

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Paul Cully A very good England side toured New Zealand in June this year and departed on the end of 3-0 series loss.

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Coach Ewen McKenzie can afford a 'grunt-laugh' after turning around Wallabies

Eye on the prize: Michael Hooper casts a glance towards the Bledisloe Cup in Penrith on Friday.

Georgina Robinson They have been Ewen McKenzie's Wallabies for a year now and bear the scars and bruises to prove it. 

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Rugby

Wallabies coach Ewen McKenzie takes latest injuries in his stride

No Wallabies call-up ... Benn Robinson after the Waratahs won the Super Rugby title on Saturday.

Georgina Robinson Ewen McKenzie insists there is no "crisis" in the Wallabies' front row stocks despite injury claiming two players in as many days.

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Rugby

Rugby: Brumbies, Waratahs the right ingredients for Ewen McKenzie's Wallabies

Healthy competition: Wallabies coach Ewen McKenzie hopes Super Rugby stars such as Israel Folau and Henry Speight stay healthy.

Georgina Robinson It is a Wallabies coach's dream – so long as Henry Speight and Israel Folau don't break each other in the battle to make the Super Rugby final.

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Wallabies coach Ewen McKenzie a mysterious man, says Mathieu Bastareaud

French centre Mathieu Bastareaud takes some stopping.

Rupert Guinness French back Mathieu Bastareaud believes Wallabies coach Ewen Mckenzie is a "mysterious" man who keeps things close to his chest.

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Ewen McKenzie says Wallabies must make up ground before Test against France

Natural born leader: Stephen Moore.

Georgina Robinson Wallabies coach Ewen McKenzie says Australia are "playing catch-up" leading into their first Test against France this weekend.

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