Rugby Championship

Meakes eagerly awaits Wallabies call

2017-09-27 11:21
Bill Meakes (Getty Images)

Cape Town - Western Force centre Bill Meakes is eager to make his international debut for the Wallabies.

After a stellar debut season with the Force, the 26-year-old has knocked on the door of Wallabies selection.

However, the in-form Kurtley Beale has kept him out of the side.

“I suppose it’s in all of our nature that you don’t come here to be outside the 23,” Meakes told the Rugby.com.au website.

“I’m really happy with my progress and I’ve got some good feedback from the coaches that I’m not far off.

“The reality is there are a lot of good players in the squad at the moment and the guys in my position are playing really well.

“Whenever it comes, if it comes, I will be ready and I’m loving being here at the moment."

All Meakes can do is train the house down - which he has done in Johannesburg all week where the Wallabies have based themselves ahead of Saturday's Test against the Springboks in Bloemfontein.

Wallabies coach Michael Cheika will name his line-up on Thursday.


Read more on:    wallabies  |  rugby championship  |  rugby
NEXT ON SPORT24X

What To Read Next

 

Read News24’s Comments Policy

Live Video Streaming
Video Highlights
Sport Talk

Logs
Team P W PTS
Previous Results

Date Home Team Result Away Team
Vote

The Springboks' 25-24 defeat to the All Blacks at Newlands was ...

 
 
Men
Women
Love 2 Meet
English Premiership flutter

Take Sport24's "expert" tips at your peril...

Sport24 on Twitter

Follow Sport24 news on Twitter

Featured

The 2017/18 PSL season is under way. Can Bidvest Wits defend their title? Will Soweto giants Kaizer Chiefs or Orlando Pirates emerge victorious? Or will the bookies' favourites, Mamelodi Sundowns, taste success for a record eighth time? Stay glued to Sport24 to find out!

Latest blogs
 

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

 
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.