Paul Cully

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The Wallabies still need Will Genia

Paul Cully The halfback's omission from the Wallabies 23 does not change the fact the Wallabies are a better side when he is at his best.

Argentina still caught between the scrum as a weapon or platform

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Paul Cully The amount of respect the Wallabies have for Argentina is clear in their selection. It's a pragmatic 23, even edging towards conservative in the 6-2 forwards split, Scott Higginbotham's place on the...

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Only Suzie Catering Co can stop All Blacks from winning 2015 World Cup

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Paul Cully The awful truth about the Wallabies' hammering last weekend is that by 2015 the All Blacks could roll out an entirely different back line and dish it out all over again.

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Anzac Super Rugby showdowns will sort Wallabies from chaff

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Paul Cully The true strength of Australian rugby’s pulse will become that little bit clearer over the next week.

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Western Force no-names the bolters for Wallabies

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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Ewen McKenzie makes the right moves with a Wallabies squad not afraid to have a crack

Paul Cully A thread of sound logic weaves its way through Ewen McKenzie's first Wallabies squad of the year.

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Wallabies can target 3-0 sweep of spluttering France

Paul Cully The French finished fourth in this year's Six Nations and do not look equipped to beat the Wallabies away from home.

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Waratahs pack and on-fire Israel Folau crank up the fear factor

Paul Cully Add Israel Folau to this Waratahs pack and you have a mix that can go a very long way in Super Rugby, if injuries are kind.

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Expect crumbs from scrum as Pumas take lion's share

Paul Cully The Wallabies scrum is about to be put through an ordeal that could rival the 2007 World Cup quarter-final in Marseille as the game Wallabies fans tell children about to spook them.

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Porous Wallabies score a D- for defence

Paul Cully The past two Wallabies performances will have given England coach Stuart Lancaster just enough to feel a little more uncomfortable in his chair as he examines the footage.

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TIGHT FIVE

England's muted celebrations tell a sorry tale for Wallabies

Paul Cully There is blood in the water on this tour and every side in Europe knows it.

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Coach is still searching for strong leadership

Paul Cully The strength of the players' union response to the Wallabies' Dublin drinking sanctions, above the normal go-in-to-bat-for-your-members position, suggests the boundaries of what was acceptable may...

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TIGHT FIVE

It might be ugly, but skipper has the goods

Paul Cully It was fitting that Ben Mowen had the final say, winning the turnover to secure the match.

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TIGHT FIVE

Quade Cooper puts swagger back into the game

Paul Cully It was the last game of this calendar year, but this was as much about next year.

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Wallabies find form when the party is over

Paul Cully There were fears before the game that this game would send the Wallabies back to Marseille, 2007.

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McKenzie will do well to make par with Deans win stat

Paul Cully If Ewen McKenzie was a golfer he'd be at the stage of the round when he starts shooting grumpy glances at his caddy and asking if he has any better clubs in the bag.

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McMeniman's efforts will make Deans think

Paul Cully Hugh McMeniman is showing the signs that every Wallabies fan wanted.

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Wallabies will struggle to replace leader

Paul Cully Robbie Deans is reaching for the stress ball, if not the bottle.

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Genia's return must give Lions food for thought

Paul Cully The way that Will Genia has returned after knee surgery is nothing short of remarkable.

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Roar of Lions: Gatland wary of Wallabies with X-factor

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Paul Cully Warren Gatland does not come across as a man who lacks respect for opponents .