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Wallabies draw with South Africa in Rugby Championship for second straight time - ABC Online

The Wallabies have been held to their second straight draw with South Africa after a see-sawing 27-27 stalemate in Bloemfontein. In an intense battle at the Free State Stadium, Springboks five-eighth Elton Jantjies pushed a last-gasp penalty attempt ...and more »

Wallabies suffer more heartbreak in draw with Springboks - The Sydney Morning Herald

Bloemfontein: The Wallabies have suffered more heartbreak on the Highveld, drawing for the second time with South Africa this year after leading with 10 minutes remaining in what was an anti-climatic finish to a brilliant rugby match. Marika Koroibete ...and more »

Wallabies will feel the most rueful with Springboks draw - The Sydney Morning Herald

1. Both sides could mount arguments to say they were unlucky yet the Wallabies will look back upon a few sloppy moments on defence with regret because on attack they had the superior No.10. When Bernard Foley got that quick, flat ball the Wallabies ...and more »

Cheika sends trio back to NRC - Rugby.com.au

Wallabies coach Michael Cheika has elected to send Lopeti Timani, Rory Arnold and Izaia Perese back to Australia to ensure they get some game time before the third Bledisloe. Cheika forecast some players would be sent home after the Springboks Test and ...and more »

Springboks v Wallabies: Aussies see 'fast start, pressure' as key to upstaging hosts in Bloemfontein - Daily Telegraph

IF a week is a long time in football, a week off feels like an eternity. Or it does to Wallabies captain Michael Hooper anyway. “You have these weeks off in the Rugby Championships and it sucks in a lot of ways, because you want to keep rolling on ...and more »

Wallabies disappointed but showed resilience in Springboks draw, says Michael Cheika - The Sydney Morning Herald

Bloemfontein: Michael Cheika believes the Wallabies worked hard enough to get a win on the Highveld and says he is proud of the resilience they showed despite coming away from South Africa with only a 27-27 draw to show for their efforts. Australia ...and more »

Kurtley Beale throws support behind extra time in rugby after another Wallabies draw - The Sydney Morning Herald

Bloemfontein: Wallabies star Kurtley Beale has thrown his support behind the idea of extra time in Test rugby after Australia were forced to settle for a second draw against the Springboks in less than a month. After coming out even with South Africa ...and more »

Thrilling Test between Wallabies and Springboks ends in another draw in Bloemfontein - Daily Telegraph

THE Wallabies and the Springboks played out a second draw inside a month after an exhausting tussle in Bloemfontein ended in a 27-all final score. The game was a seesawing affair — with four lead changes in the second half — but both teams were left ...and more »

Wallabies v Springboks: Who starred and who flopped for Australia - Courier Mail

SKIPPER Michael Hooper produced a superb display as the Wallabies fought out a 27-all draw in the lung-busting high altitude of Bloemfontein. The Wallabies clawed back deficits twice in the second half against South Africa to show resilience, steel in ...and more »

Michael Cheika needs Australian rugby's future stars to emerge before the World Cup - Courier Mail

AFTER spending last week riding a wave of rugby nostalgia following the death of the great Irish backrower Willie Duggan, it's perhaps time to consider the future, and specifically what might lie ahead for the Wallabies. It is after all, less than two ...and more »