Rugby Championship

Oz press savage Wallabies

2013-09-08 16:49
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Brisbane - The Australian media didn’t allow their Wallaby players to lick their wounds after they were demolished on Saturday night by the Springboks, laying into them and savaging the players and coaching team after their fifth defeat in six starts.

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Led by former World Cup winning flyhalf Michael Lynaugh, the press corps had little sympathy for the beaten Wallabies as took aim at the way the Australians played, and the fact that there is little they can do to rectify things in the short term.

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