'A lot of emotion': Wallaby's teary moment after surprise call

Chris Dutton
Updated June 24 2024 - 4:18pm, first published 4:16pm

It was almost fitting Kurtley Beale was seated next to a familiar face at his first Wallabies appearance in almost three years. The irony wasn't lost on the squad's two oldest players - Beale and James Slipper, either.

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Chris Dutton

Chris Dutton

Sport editor

Chris Dutton has been a sport journalist since 2008, covering rugby union, rugby league, basketball, cricket and soccer. He has covered World Cups and Olympic Games in print and online. Chris has had a stint as news director, but is back in sport to follow the ups and downs. Email: chris.dutton@canberratimes.com.au

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