John Eales

John Eales

John Eales

Critical misjudgments cost Wallabies famous win

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John Eales One of the tributes at a mate’s 50th on Friday night suggested there was just one glass of wine between him being boring and being interesting – although it wasn’t clear who should be the one to...

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Kicking off is the easy bit

John Eales Years ago, as I scratched for some advice after a friend's break-up, I said: "Mate, it's not the one you start with that counts, it's the one you end up with that matters.

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Not perfect, but Wallabies show signs of improvement

John Eales In Australian sport there are a few coaches who transcend their codes. Wayne Bennett is one, Rod Macqueen another, Ric Charlesworth actually moved between codes, and in AFL, Kevin Sheedy fits the...

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Pumas show commitment is in their DNA

John Eales If you were to construct the perfect rugby team, they would play with the everlasting commitment of the Argentinian Pumas.

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Sharpe's legacy one of technique and influence

John Eales Nathan Sharpe played his 150th game of Super Rugby on Friday night – against the Hurricanes in Perth – more than anyone from any of the three nations: Australia, New Zealand and South Africa, that...

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An hour of daylight may save rugby red faces

John Eales Sunday was officially the end of daylight saving time and most states had to wind back their clocks one hour to standard time.

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Force not with Graham when he parted ways

John Eales These days, from both a playing and coaching perspective, loyalty is more fluid than fixed.

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It's a brave Wallabies fan who scoffs at Scotland

John Eales Just under 12 months ago, as the Wallabies prepared for their opening Test of the year against Samoa, our 1991 World Cup winning team held a 20-year reunion.

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Mrs Barnes delivers, and so does her hubby

John Eales The human mind can make for a cantankerous companion, confounding when it may liberate and liberating when you think it may consternate or even collapse.

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