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TIGHT FIVE

Errors sink boot into Brumbies' title hopes

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Paul Cully Matt Toomua started the game by kicking the ball out on the full against the Western Force in Perth, and never really recovered.

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RUGBY

White's stuff is all right for Brumbies

Paul Cully It has become modish to criticise the Brumbies' style as unfashionable, but Jake White's side has such respect for the fundamentals that they deserve their spot in the final top four.

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Rugby

Brumbies five hint at fabulous future

Paul Cully There were a few big winners in the Brumbies' victory against the Lions on Tuesday night

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Rugby

Brumbies must soar to great heights at altitude

Paul Cully If the Brumbies win in Pretoria this weekend engrave it in stone as one of the greatest successes by any Australian side in the history of Super Rugby.

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Rugby

Brumbies' northern exposure the Chiefs' concern

Paul Cully Future Wallabies prop Scott Sio and the Brumbies' "northern hemisphere" style of scrummaging to win penalties are exercising the minds of Chiefs tight-heads Ben Tameifuna and Ben Afeaki as well as...

Rugby

Deans in for pleasant viewing as Tahs take on Brumbies

Paul Cully Wallabies coach Robbie Deans will be sitting reasonably comfortably when he settles in to watch the Waratahs v Brumbies game on Saturday evening.

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Rugby

Do Brumbies have White stuff to pin down Lions?

Paul Cully Has Ewen McKenzie provided Robbie Deans with the plans to beat the Lions? He's certainly provided one way of troubling them, but we'll see a very different game plan on Tuesday week when Jake White...

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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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Brumbies' inside backs add elan to the attack

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Paul Cully The greatest gift obituary writers have received is that of certainty. The object of their rhetorical flourishes is safely stowed away under soil and is statistically unlikely to contradict their...

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Rugby

Brumbies show Tahs how to keep it simple

Paul Cully It took the Brumbies just 40 minutes last weekend to show Waratahs fans once again what they've lacked this year.

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Rugby

Capital gains being made with Brumbies' fine form

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Paul Cully Influence in Australian rugby is shifting from Brisbane to Canberra.

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Rugby

Australian Super Rugby no longer out of its depth, says Chiefs coach Dave Rennie

Paul Cully The often maligned Australian Super Rugby conference has "turned the corner" after initially struggling to cope with its expansion to five teams, says Dave Rennie, the coach of back-to-back winners...

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Rugby

Lack of depth leaves weary Wallabies with little in tank

Paul Cully When Wallabies coach Ewen McKenzie replaced Quade Cooper after 59 minutes of the Test against Italy in Turin, it was a sensible bit of squad management he probably longs he could do a bit more of.

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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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Tour diary

Foley set to test tourists

Bernard Foley

Paul Cully Bernard Foley's injection into the Waratahs side to face the Lions on Saturday night will also benefit the Wallabies.

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Rugby Union

Deans spoilt for choice, but strategy will dictate picks

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Paul Cully With the Lions series fast approaching and the highly charged Reds v Brumbies game doubling as a virtual Wallabies trial, Fairfax Media looks at five key Test positions.

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Rugby

Wallabies mustn't ignore young bulls

Paul Cully Remember the name of Bulls inside-centre Jan Serfontein. The outstanding young midfielder - big, strong, fast but with skills and vision- has the ability to change the way the Bulls attack and be a...

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Rugby

Folau shows skills to take off on the wing

Paul Cully The Herald looks at five more Wallabies positions before the British and Irish Lions series, with three Super Rugby rounds before Robbie Deans names his first squad of 25 players.

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Rugby

O'Connor the offloader close to wrapping up No.10 spot

Paul Cully When the Rebels take on the Chiefs in Melbourne on Friday night, the man who will wear the coveted Wallabies No. 10 jersey against the British and Irish Lions could well be on view.

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Tight Five

Emotions run hot in the debate over five-eighth

Paul Cully In the third instalment of the Herald's look at the race for Wallabies jerseys, we look at five more positions. We start with five-eighth.

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