Rugby Australia CEO Raelene Castle has sent an apology to World Rugby regarding the behaviour of former coach Michael Cheika and other members of the Wallabies camp during the World Cup in Japan.
Rugby Australia is set to review its regulations regarding player eligibility for the national side after a disappointing World Cup campaign in Japan.
Rugby Australia has reportedly informed its staff that Glasgow Warriors and former Chiefs coach Dave Rennie will be the new Wallabies head coach.
The SA Rugby magazine team rounds up some of the interesting news snippets making headlines around the world.
Michael Cheika and Rugby Australia chief executive Raelene Castle were reportedly involved in a heated argument in Tokyo during the World Cup.
Michael Cheika says he knew in the immediate aftermath of Australia’s quarter-final defeat to England that he would quit as Wallabies coach.
England coach Eddie Jones feels no sympathy for his native Australia following England’s resounding quarter-final victory over the Wallabies on Saturday.
Michael Cheika’s surprise selection of 19-year-old Jordan Petaia at outside centre for Saturday’s quarter-final against England is not a risky decision, according to the Wallabies coach.
Wallabies coach Michael Cheika insists that he doesn’t need to do any analysis of England before their quarter-final clash in Oita on Saturday.
Wallabies coach Michael Cheika says referees look ‘spooked’ and are becoming ‘ultra cautious’ due to the pressure put on them by administrators.