Paul Cully

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Dangerous England can take Wallabies to Farrell's hurt arena

Paul Cully THE improvements in the Wallabies' attacking game over the past two matches are timely. From a distance, the England team taking the field at Twickenham on Saturday week to start the Wallabies' grand...

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Genia turns the spotlight back to pitch

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Paul Cully IT was Will Genia who reminded us all why supporters from five countries are so enthralled by this series.

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Gatland opts for slabs of red meat

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Paul Cully There will be no real surprise in the Wallabies camp to this 37-man British and Irish Lions squad. Not even in the selection of Sean Maitland, the New Zealand winger given his debut at the Crusaders...

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Coaches earn their cash in tight series

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Paul Cully All of the cards have finally been shown. Robbie Deans' 31-man squad to face the British and Irish Lions has been announced, putting into place the final pieces of the jigsaw he hopes will be enough...

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Tourists face English side that dares to be different

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Paul Cully In the 33rd minute of last week's 54-12 win against Fiji, England's loose-head prop, Joe Marler, popped up as a link in England's attacking chain with a try begging and tossed the ball into touch.

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Dublin, Edinburgh and Cardiff rejoice at All Blacks' decimation

Paul Cully Occasions when the Irish, Scots and Welsh take any satisfaction from famous victories at Twickenham are rarer than accords stating all affairs are best run by the born-to-rule crowd from Westminster,...

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Six Nations delivers strong message

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Paul Cully There a couple of ways of looking at the opening weekend of the Six Nations.

Expansive England send message

Paul Cully There are a couple of ways of looking at the opening weekend of the Six Nations.

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Farrell evokes Johns in Irish stew

Paul Cully After the openness of the first round of Six Nations, came something more familiar. Ireland and England, adventurous just a week ago, succumbed to a force greater than either of them: Dublin's grey...

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Bulk squared: Lions' simple equation

Paul Cully Believers in small but symbolic battles that punctuate games of the intensity of the Wales v England encounter at the weekend did not have to wait long for their moment.

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