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Robbie Deans breaks silence on Wallabies, Lions and his dismissal

Paul Cully It is 14 months since an ashen-faced Robbie Deans sat in front of the media at ANZ Stadium after the Wallabies fell apart to lose the third British and Irish Lions Test 41-16.

Misfiring Wallabies keep tossing up more questions than answers

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Paul Cully There were question marks even after the win against South Africa, and they remain after Argentina.

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South Africa's Morne Steyn is a predictable threat to the Wallabies

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Paul Cully South Africa has gone back to what it knows against the Wallabies on Saturday.

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Wallabies also culpable in Bledisloe bloodsport

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Paul Cully Hard questions for the Wallabies from top to bottom.

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Wallabies can do the world a favour by beating All Blacks

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Paul Cully So, it will be 18 wins on the trot if the All Blacks do what the punting markets expect them to do and beat the Wallabies on Saturday night.

Kurtley Beale's selection at No.10 for Wallabies against All Blacks riskier than it need have been

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Paul Cully Damnation awaited either way for Wallabies coach Ewen McKenzie regarding his Kurtley Beale call.

Maligned Wallabies tight five stood up against All Blacks

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Paul Cully The writing off of the Wallabies tight five from Monday to Friday only for Saturday to make a mockery of those words has become so commonplace it is a pattern.

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Ewen McKenzie must be wary if tinkering with Wallabies' midfield

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Paul Cully A very good England side toured New Zealand in June this year and departed on the end of 3-0 series loss.

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NSW Waratahs duo Kurtley Beale and Adam Ashley-Cooper in line for Wallabies selection

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Paul Cully The final was so breathless it took repeat viewings for some of the quality to really stand out.

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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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Wallabies are still the Bledisloe underdogs and should embrace it

Paul Cully Optimistic thinking about a shift in the Bledisloe Cup balance of power has undergone a correction over the past two weeks in Super Rugby, and it is not necessarily a bad thing for the Wallabies.

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Tight Five

Kurtley Beale shows he's the real deal for Wallabies selection

Paul Cully It would be no surprise if  Beale is the main beneficiary from Quade Cooper’s injury.

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Rugby

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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Tight Five

Wallabies too good for Les Bleus, but they're not at All Black standard yet

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Paul Cully The Wallabies were good, but only good. Cast your mind back just one year and it is clear that the Wallabies are in a better shape than they were.

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Rugby

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

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

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Rugby

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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Rugby

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.

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Tight Five

Wallabies' win hard to judge due to awful French play

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Paul Cully France's poor form made it hard to get an accurate gauge on how well the Wallabies played on Saturday night.

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Rugby

Pack will have to provide more go-forward if Wallabies are to give kicking game the boot

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Paul Cully The Wallabies forwards need to be a bit sharper in the contact area this weekend against France otherwise No.10 Bernard Foley will remain a peripheral figure.

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Stephen Moore sets new standard for Wallabies

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Paul Cully Wallabies hooker Stephen Moore's comments on senior players this week will make long-suffering Wallabies fans keep the faith and may even encourage supporters who have turned away from the side to...

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