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Carter Gordon and Tate McDermott walk onto the MCG.

‘A load of rubbish’: Indignant Jones defends young playmaker after sticking with Wallabies rookies

Eddie Jones says he is throwing his faith in the Wallabies’ gang of youths for the second Bledisloe and beyond after launching a strident defence of three-Test playmaker Carter Gordon.

  • by Iain Payten

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A 35-year-old and a Wallaby rookie walk into a French bar. It’s no joke

It is an indictment on Australian rugby that Quade Cooper, who started at No.10 in the 2011 Rugby World Cup finds himself in the box seat again 12 years later.

Paul Cully
Paul Cully

Rugby columnist

Win or lose, Wallabies’ Christmas miracle means they’ll always have Paris

Relax, rugby fans. Everything’s going to be all right. Regardless of the result against the All Blacks, each day is one day closer to the World Cup and a sweet run to the semi-finals for Eddie Jones’ side.

Malcolm Knox
Malcolm Knox

Journalist, author and columnist

Keep the faith: Jones confident Wallabies will rise again

In the popular TV show, Ted Lasso urges his players to “believe” – something Wallabies fans should also do in the face of a heartbreaking loss.

Michael Atkinson
Michael Atkinson

Nine Network presenter, reporter and broadcaster


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Tom Hooper

Why a quiet country boy has been trusted with the famous Wallabies No.7

Tom Hooper has been given the massive task of starting in a new position against the All Blacks, in front of 80,000 people. But people who know him say Hooper will rise to the job.

  • by Iain Payten
Carter Gordon and Tom Hooper will both have key roles against the All Blacks.

‘There’s no better time’: Jones throws keys to rookie Wallabies for Bledisloe clash

Eddie Jones has named an inexperienced Wallabies XV to run out against the All Blacks in front of 80,000 people at the MCG.

  • by Iain Payten

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