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Robbie Deans to coach in Japan

Richard Knowler Robbie Deans is set to re-start his coaching career in Japan.

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Michael Lynagh defends former Wallabies coach Robbie Deans

Former Wallabies coach Robbie Deans.

Georgina Robinson Wallabies great Michael Lynagh says former Australia coach Robbie Deans was unfairly treated.

Michael Lynagh says former Wallabies coach Robbie Deans got a rough deal

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Georgina Robinson Michael Lynagh says former Wallabies coach Robbie Deans was ''unfairly treated'' and deserved more credit for the team's record during his 5½ years in charge.

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Wallabies were clueless under Robbie Deans, says Rob Kearney

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Jim Morton In a damning reflection on the failed James O'Connor five eighth experiment, the Wallabies side that fell to the British and Irish Lions have been painted as clueless, headless chooks.

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I preferred Graham Henry over Robbie Deans for All Blacks job, says skipper Richie McCaw

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Paul Cully Richie McCaw has revealed that he told the NZRU that the Graham Henry-led ticket was the better option than appointing Robbie Deans after the All Blacks' 2007 World Cup failure.

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I'm not in Robbie Deans's plans; Giteau ends Wallabies career

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Matt Giteau opted not to return to Australia and signed a new contract with French Top 14 leaders Toulon instead because he realised with Robbie Deans as national coach he had no chance of a recall...

Let the game flow: Wallabies coach Robbie Deans's message to Lions referees

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - MAY 01:  Australian Wallabies coach Robbie Deans speaks to the media during an ARU press conference at Allianz Stadium on May 1, 2013 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)

Darren Walton Wallabies coach Robbie Deans has placed the onus squarely on referees to ensure Australia's showpiece series against the British and Irish Lions lives up to the hype with vibrant, free-flowing rugby.

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How the Waratahs can do Robbie Deans a favour

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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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Wallabies coach Ewen McKenzie praises 'character and grit'

James Horwill receives his 50th Test cap after the game.

Georgina Robinson Wallabies coach Ewen McKenzie praised his side's "character and grit" to sew up the three-Test series against France with a grinding 6-0 victory in Melbourne on Saturday.

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Jake White says decision to quit Brumbies has been vindicated

Jake White is back in Australia before the Sharks clash with his former club, the Brumbies.

Chris Dutton Former ACT Brumbies coach Jake White has no regrets about quitting the last two years of his Super Rugby contract.

No time to waste: Ewen McKenzie

Ewen McKenzie gives a lot of thought to how important off-field culture is to the art of coaching.

John Stensholt The Wallabies need to start winning again – and fast. Enter coach Ewen McKenzie, who is using change management skills learnt in the corporate world to reinvigorate his charges and reinspire...

Jake White still hopes to coach Wallabies

Jake White is back in Australi.

Darren Walton Jake White still harbours hope of coaching the Wallabies despite being overlooked in favour of Ewen McKenzie last year.

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Next skipper of the Wallabies needs to lead, not seek consensus

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Georgina Robinson Once upon a time, John Eales was a somebody like the rest of us. Now known as the Nobody (because "Nobody's perfect") who led a Wallabies side dripping with talent to World Cup glory in 1999, Eales...

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Kurtley Beale ponders his place with the Wallabies

Talking a good game: Kurtley Beale calls the shots at Waratahs training on Tuesday.

Georgina Robinson All year Kurtley Beale has been at pains to distance himself from talk of the Wallabies.

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ACT Brumbies forward Fotu Auelua says he was 'one tackle from death'

Fotu Auelua trains in Johannesburg on Thursday.

Chris Dutton Fotu Auelua has revealed he played through the pain of a broken neck in 2010.

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Brumbies chase Jake White through courts to recoup money owed

Jake White: Walked out on the Brumbies two years into a four-year deal.

Georgina Robinson The Brumbies are chasing up to $25,000 from Sharks coach Jake White through the courts after the South African coach walked out on the club halfway through a four-year deal.

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Western Force no-names the bolters for Wallabies

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Paul Cully Matt Hodgson should be leading a merry quintet of Western Force players into the Wallabies' first squad of the season when it is announced next week.

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Kurtley Beale's inside job for Waratahs could cost him Wallabies spot: Michael Cheika

Kurtley Beale celebrates a try with Adam Ashley-Cooper on Sunday afternoon.

Georgina Robinson NSW coach Michael Cheika has hailed the performance of playmaking duo Bernard Foley and Kurtley Beale but believes neither player will wear the No.10 jersey against France next month.

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Ewen McKenzie keen to turn Wallabies' defence into a weapon

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Georgina Robinson Ewen McKenzie will use his second year in charge of the Wallabies to zero in on their defence, deny opposition teams momentum and cash in on counter-attacking opportunities.

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Matt Giteau opens up on his bitter departure from Australian rugby

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Rupert Guinness When Matt Giteau reflects on his decision to leave Australia after he missed selection in the Wallabies squad for the 2011 World Cup, he admits the episode that centred on his publicised divide with...

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