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Wycliff Palu ruled out of Rugby Championship

Jim Morton The Wallabies must overcome the granite-like Springboks pack without chief enforcer Wycliff Palu due to lingering concussion concerns.

Adam Ashley-Cooper and Wycliff Palu ruled out of Wallabies side through injury

Out: Adam Ashley-Cooper.

Georgina Robinson The Wallabies have been hit with a dual injury blow ahead of this weekend's Test against Argentina after veteran starters Adam Ashley-Cooper and Wycliff Palu were ruled out through injury. 

Michael Hooper defends Wycliff Palu over 'dogging' accusation

Defender: Michael Hooper, left, and Wycliff Palu playing for the Wallabies.

Georgina Robinson Michael Hooper has leapt to the defence of Wallabies team mate Wycliff Palu after the veteran No.8 was accused of "dogging it" against the All Blacks and repeatedly letting down Australia.

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Wycliff Palu is excited by the noise as the Waratahs chase the Super Rugby title

Georgina Robinson As little as two years ago, when Waratahs fans weren't booing - they were mute. Dead quiet. 

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Wycliff Palu and Matt Carraro want to make most of Waratahs' best shot yet at Super Rugby title

Golden chance: Wycliff Palu knows the Waratahs' chances of winning a Super Rugby title have never been better.

Georgina Robinson A week off, a home semi-final and, if they make the cut, a home final. Waratahs veterans Wycliff Palu and Matt Carraro know this is NSW's best shot yet at an elusive Super Rugby title.

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Wycliff Palu in danger of missing Bulls clash as he mourns father's passing

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Rupert Guinness Waratahs prop Sekope Kepu and his fellow teammates will understand if their in-form backrower Wycliff Palu is not able to play following the death of his father last week.

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Wycliff Palu on hold for Waratahs' time of need

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Georgina Robinson Wycliff Palu has been missed by the Waratahs but expect him to lay low for a few more weeks yet.

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Wycliff Palu's return 'uplifting' as Waratahs face must-win game against Hurricanes

Fresh: Wycliff Palu back in full training with the Waratahs.

Rupert Guinness The impact of Wycliff Palu's return to the Waratahs' starting side extends beyond the trademark physicality and ball carrying capability that he brings to the side, says NSW prop Benn Robinson.

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Wallabies stalwart Benn Robinson and Wycliff Palu duo in danger

Benn Robinson's spot in the Wallabies team is under threat.

Jim Morton Wallabies stalwarts Benn Robinson and Wycliff Palu are in danger while a shortage of wingers may see Pat McCabe gain a remarkable Test reactivation out wide.

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Hard hitting Wycliff Palu makes play for Wallaby jersey

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Georgina Robinson Waratahs hard man Wycliff Palu is not happy unless he is breaking tackles and making hits.

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Waratah Wycliff Palu keen to repay Wallabies coach Ewen McKenzie

Jim Morton Wycliff Palu plays his 50th Wallabies Test against France on Saturday night, 10 seasons after leaving rugby league as an oversized prop.

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Wallabies hitman Wycliff Palu to target vaunted French forward trio

Wycliff Palu, back in full training with the Waratahs, Moore Park
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Georgina Robinson Wallabies hard man Wycliff Palu has a simple recipe for beating France on Saturday.

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Wallabies hit by Wycliff Palu injury problem

Jim Morton Bustling Wycliff Palu looks set to be the third forwards casualty from the Wallabies' opening Test pounding of France.

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Wycliff Palu fit and ready to return for Waratahs

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Alex Nicholson Wallabies No.8 Wycliff Palu has declared himself fit and ready for a big season with the Waratahs after recovering from surgery to repair torn cartilage in his right knee.

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Wycliff Palu predicts breakdown fireworks for Waratahs' season opener

Wycliff Palu, back in full training with the Waratahs, Moore Park
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Rupert Guinness Waratahs back-rower Wycliff Palu expects the Western Force will set out to “bully” NSW at the breakdown in their first match of the Super Rugby season at Allianz Stadium on Sunday afternoon.

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Wycliff Palu at his best but Waratahs coach Michael Cheika plays it down

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Georgina Robinson Everyone can see it but no one inside the Waratahs wants to say it. Wycliff Palu is different this year.

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Waratahs hard man Wycliff Palu wary of Brumbies trip

Taking nothing for granted: Wycliff Palu.

Georgina Robinson The Waratahs hard man has grown to dread the three-hour bus ride down the Hume Highway to Canberra, not least because wins there have been so hard to come by for NSW.

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Wycliff Palu ruled out for Waratahs

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Josh Rakic Waratahs No.8, Wycliff Palu, has been ruled out of tomorrow night's clash with the Highlanders in Dunedin after succumbing to a hamstring complaint at the team's final training run at Forsyth Barr...

More desperation needed to beat All Blacks, says former Wallabies coach Eddie Jones

Wake-up call: Eddie Jones at Coogee Beach.

Rupert Guinness Former Wallabies coach Eddie Jones is back to full health and has some opinions on how Australia can improve.

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Ewen McKenzie rushes hooker Tatafu Polota-Nau into Wallabies starting team for Pumas match

Rushed back: Tatafu Polota Nau

Jim Morton Wallabies coach Ewen McKenzie has praised Tatafu Polota-Nau after rushing the courageous hooker back into his forward pack for Saturday night's clash with Argentina.