Category Archives: Coaching

Cheika to coach Wallabies and ‘Tahs

New Aussie coach Michael Cheika (right) and ARFU CEO BIll Pulver. Photo: Planet Rugby

New Aussie coach Michael Cheika (right) and ARU CEO BIll Pulver. Photo: Planet Rugby

Waratahs coach Michael Cheika has been named as the new head coach of the Wallabies by the Australian Rugby Union on a three-year contract, effective immediately.

Cheika’s appointment follows Ewen McKenzie’s resignation after Australia’s 29-28 loss to New Zealand in Brisbane on Saturday.

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ROBBIE DEANS: Fed to the Lions

Robbie Deans in Wallabies training gear (Photo: Supplied)

Robbie Deans in Wallabies training gear (Photo: Supplied)

The domestic coaching career of Robbie Deans is without parallel in the annuals of trans-Tasman rugby.

A former All Black, Deans was the pin-up boy of the Canterbury team of his generation during a 12-year playing career.

Even greater acclaim has followed as one of the best coaches of the modern era.

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