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Sport Wallabies hammered after shocking loss to Scotland

00:10  18 june  2017
00:10  18 june  2017 Source:   sportingnews.com

Wallabies star reopens Scottish wounds

  Wallabies star reopens Scottish wounds Bernard Foley has set the scene for a spicy showdown with Scotland, insisting the Wallabies deserved their controversial 2015 World Cup quarter-final win.Eighteen months after Foley's controversial 79th-minute penalty goal sent Scotland packing from the 2015 global showpiece, enraging fans in the northern hemisphere, Australia's super-boot on Tuesday maintained the Wallabies deserved to win that dramatic encounter at Twickenham.

Australia captain Michael Hooper concedes he overestimated the Wallabies and showed too much faith in his team-mates in their upset loss to Scotland .

A demoralising loss to Scotland in Sydney this year emphasised the Wallabies ' continuing slide.

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The Wallabies are in all sorts. At sixes and sevens. Odds and ends. All at sea after a 24-19 defeat to Scotland in Sydney.

As if the score-line wasn’t bad enough, Scotland played more exciting and more attractive rugby.

On the other hand, the Wallabies coughed up endless stupid mistakes and bad penalties.

Add in the fact that Scotland were without their captain and best player through Lions duties, and the it’s an even grimmer outlook for Australia.

And geez, they’re copping it on social media.

And no, going to the knee-jerk reactions from angry punters won’t solve anything, but judging by the dribble on offer to paying fans at Allianz Stadium, the voices of a long-suffering Australian rugby public should be heard.

Scots humble Wallabies in Test thriller

  Scots humble Wallabies in Test thriller Scotland have avenged two heartbreaking one-point losses to Australia with a thrilling 24-19 victory over the Wallabies in Sydney.A stunned crowd of 30,721 fans were on hand on Saturday at Allianz Stadium to watch Scotland avenge two heartbreaking one-point losses to Australia in the past two years with a stirring victory.

Scotland have got their sweet revenge by beating the Wallabies for just the third time in almost 35 years with a dogged 24-19 win on Saturday afternoon. Dejected: Bernard Foley at full-time after the Wallabies ' shock loss to Scotland .

Five years after a shock 9-6 loss to Scotland in Newcastle, Israel Folau's second tryscoring double in as many weeks couldn't save the Wallabies from another sapping home defeat at the hands of world rugby's big improvers.

And it’s not just the players copping grief. It’s the coaching staff, the ARU and, of course, Bill Pulver.

Scotland to leapfrog Wallabies in rankings

  Scotland to leapfrog Wallabies in rankings Scotland are set to climb to fourth and possibly above Australia in the world rankings for the first time after a shock Test win over the Wallabies in Sydney. Tired of being Scotland the brave, now Gregor Townsend's men are poised to be officially better than Australia for the first time after a stirring 24-19 win In a redemption of sorts for a controversial one-point loss to the Wallabies in the 2015 Rugby World Cup quarter-finals, the Scots are set to climb to fourth in the world rankings on Monday, with Australia in danger of slipping from third to as low as sixth.

Scotland shock the Wallabies . Date published: November 22 2009. Scotland caused an upset at Murrayfield on Saturday as – after some late drama – they won a largely dour encounter 9-8 against Australia.

Exasperated coach Michael Cheika is expected to wield the axe after the Wallabies slumped to a demoralising 24-19 loss to Scotland in Sydney on Saturday. Accusing his team of being physically and mentally off the pace, Cheika singled out captain Michael Hooper

By the way, don’t take anything away from Scotland, who put in a heroic defensive performance in the last 15 minutes. It was a thoroughly deserved win.

Moore returns as Cheika rings changes .
Wallabies coach Michael Cheika has made six changes to his side for Saturday's Test against Italy in Brisbane, headed by the return of captain Stephen Moore. Wallabies skipper Stephen Moore will make his first Test start of the season in Saturday's match against Italy as one of six changes made by coach Michael Cheika.The second-row combination of Rory Arnold and Adam Coleman has also been restored, with the former re-called for the Suncorp Stadium clash as part of a new-look forward pack.Four of the changes made by Cheika, in response to last weekend's hollow loss to Scotland, have been made up front.

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