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Why Sonny Bill Williams should turn his back on league

Paul Cully Rugby league has many qualities, and rugby has been smart enough to quietly steal a few of the best.

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Wallabies improving, just don't tell them

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Paul Cully It would be easy to imagine Wallabies coach Robbie Deans with a look of contentment as he surveyed the state of play after the weekend.

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Moment of truth as Brumbies and Reds face off for silverware and Test jerseys

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Paul Cully Suspend all notions about the balance of power shifting to the nation's capital until the final whistle in Canberra tomorrow night.

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Wallabies' Bledisloe mission: to show McCaw his powers have been bettered

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Paul Cully There is one scoreline edgy Wallabies fans could use to transport themselves to their mental happy places as they contemplate the importance of the breakdown in the coming Bledisloe Cup double-header.

Kiwis' great expectations play into Wallabies' hands

Genia

Paul Cully On a bitterly cold Christchurch night in June, squat Irish loose-head prop Cian Healy pushed, the vaunted right side of the All Blacks' scrum wobbled and eyebrows in two hemispheres were raised.

Talking points

Five things we learnt

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Paul Cully The talking points from Saturday's Bledisloe Cup clash.

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Super Rugby is not the best competition in the world, but it has the best players

Paul Cully Three weeks ago at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin, the Welsh five-eighth Rhys Priestland spotted a lack of numbers down the Irish short-side and took the ball to the line.

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How the Waratahs can do Robbie Deans a favour

Paul Cully Spare a thought for Robbie Deans and the Wallabies selectors as they sift through the resumes of the men with a No.10 on their backs over the first two weeks of Super Rugby.

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