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Sam Phillips is a sports reporter for The Sydney Morning Herald.

One week after rankings rise, Wallabies chase more history against Pumas

One week after rankings rise, Wallabies chase more history against Pumas

The Wallabies have not won three consecutive games in The Rugby Championship since 2015. They can snap that streak on Saturday.

  • by Sam Phillips

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The chat that convinced Wallabies bolter to kiss French deal goodbye

The chat that convinced Wallabies bolter to kiss French deal goodbye

Rob Leota was nearly the one that got away from the Wallabies. This is how the Rebels and Rugby Australia stopped the youngster from taking a lucrative deal with a French club.

  • by Sam Phillips
‘Who’s timing it?’ Rennie’s reservations over 15-minute full-contact training cap
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‘Who’s timing it?’ Rennie’s reservations over 15-minute full-contact training cap

The groundbreaking new measure announced by World Rugby will have a major impact on the game around the world - but the Wallabies coach said it left some questions unanswered.

  • by Sam Phillips
O’Connor to play first Test this season, Swinton dropped for Pumas clash
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O’Connor to play first Test this season, Swinton dropped for Pumas clash

Reece Hodge has beaten James O’Connor to the vacant fullback slot but the Reds star will make his return via the bench. The news isn’t as good for Swinton, who has been left out of the squad.

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Wallabies workhorse Koroibete ‘best in the world’ but hasn’t earned a rest just yet

Wallabies workhorse Koroibete ‘best in the world’ but hasn’t earned a rest just yet

A video of Marika Koroibete’s incredible work rate has Wallabies officials saying there is no better winger in world rugby.

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Player ratings: The Wallabies who led the charge to No.3 world ranking

Player ratings: The Wallabies who led the charge to No.3 world ranking

Several Australians starred against the Springboks on Saturday night, but who stood up when the match was there to be won?

  • by Sam Phillips and Tom Decent
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Rugby Championship 2021 as it happened: Wallabies stun South Africa as All Blacks regain No.1 world ranking

Rugby Championship 2021 as it happened: Wallabies stun South Africa as All Blacks regain No.1 world ranking

The Wallabies chalked up another win against the world champion Springboks before New Zealand defeated Argentina comfortably at Suncorp Stadium.

  • by Sam Phillips and Tom Decent
Two years out from the World Cup, Wallabies fans can dare to dream
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Two years out from the World Cup, Wallabies fans can dare to dream

Saturday night’s 30-17 win against the Springboks was the performance of a team ready to fire on the game’s biggest stage.

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Read reveals All Blacks’ ultimate respect for history-making Hooper

Read reveals All Blacks’ ultimate respect for history-making Hooper

For years, Michael Hooper and Kieran Read exchanged little more than small talk as captains of their respective countries. But that dynamic changed this year.

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Cooper keen to be on Wallabies spring tour despite possible roadblock
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Cooper keen to be on Wallabies spring tour despite possible roadblock

Dave Rennie’s Wallabies will face the Brave Blossoms in Oita before heading to Europe for Tests against Scotland, England and Wales.

  • by Tom Decent and Sam Phillips
New names on Wallabies’ wishlist as White, Tupou earn starts against Springboks
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New names on Wallabies’ wishlist as White, Tupou earn starts against Springboks

The Herald can reveal six overseas-based Wallabies who have been targeted to be part of the 2023 World Cup campaign as RA prepare to change the Giteau Law criteria.

  • by Sam Phillips