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#Michael Cheika

# michael-cheika - Tuesday 13 February, 2018

Concern for Ulster as Cheika's Wallabies look to lure Gibbes away

The former All Blacks back row could link up with his old boss in Australia.

# michael-cheika - Monday 20 November, 2017

Australia coach Cheika probed for swearing

On two occasions he walked down the steps from the coaches’ box to the touchline to remonstrate with officials.

# michael-cheika - Friday 17 November, 2017

Cheika disrespected referee with England bully claims, insists Eddie Jones

The England head coach does not expect referee Ben O’Keeffe to be influenced by the former Leinster boss’s words.

# michael-cheika - Wednesday 4 October, 2017

Out-of-favour Cooper will get the chance to impress Cheika when he faces the Wallabies

He’ll captain the Barbarians in Sydney next month.

# michael-cheika - Saturday 9 September, 2017

Springboks recover to claim thrilling draw with Australia Tie

Springboks recover to claim thrilling draw with Australia

Wallabies coach Michael Cheika said he was disappointed his team did not close out the match.

# michael-cheika - Sunday 27 August, 2017

Hansen defends All Blacks lock Retallick after Cheika outburst

The Wallabies head coach was not happy after his side’s last-gasp defeat in Dunedin yesterday.

# michael-cheika - Saturday 19 August, 2017

'It's not going to stop us' - Cheika defiant despite home hammering against All Blacks

The Wallabies capitulated in today’s first half against New Zealand.

# michael-cheika - Monday 19 June, 2017

Michael Cheika using angry fan's Facebook rant to motivate his Australia squad

Michael Cheika called an irate fan who was moved to write a lengthy critique of the Wallabies’ pride in the jersey after their loss to Scotland.

# michael-cheika - Thursday 25 May, 2017

Wallabies leave Beale out for summer Test series

Australia head coach Michael Cheika wants the Wasps back to rest up next month in order to be ready for the Rugby Championship.

# michael-cheika - Wednesday 1 March, 2017

'There's a good lad in there': Cheika hopes James O'Connor will get help after cocaine arrest

The Wallabies boss suggests that the talented back should put rugby aside to sort his personal issues out.

# michael-cheika - Saturday 3 December, 2016

Cheika hesitant to label England northern hemisphere's best

England’s gritty style is not one that the Australia coach is keen to replicate.

# michael-cheika - Tuesday 29 November, 2016

War of words between Michael Cheika and Eddie Jones continues as England's scrum criticised

The England boss. riled his native Australia by calling for a pre-match meeting with referee Jaco Peper.

# michael-cheika - Monday 28 November, 2016

The42 Rugby Show: Where do Ireland stand ahead of the Six Nations after a successful November?

The win over Australia rounded off a memorable month for Joe Schmidt’s side.

Michael Cheika and Eddie Jones have already started their war of words

Jones’ behaviour damaging his legacy in Oz, warns Cheika.

# michael-cheika - Saturday 26 November, 2016

As it happened: Ireland v Australia, November Tests

We went minute-by-minute from the Aviva Stadium as Ireland looked to end the month on a high against Michael Cheika’s Wallabies.

# michael-cheika - Friday 25 November, 2016

History on the line but Cheika's Wallabies focused on performance rather than result

A victory in Dublin would set Australia up for a first tilt at a Grand Slam of the Home Nations since 1984.

'I can always come back on holidays': Strictly business for Cheika on return to Dublin

The former Leinster coach is focused on the task in hand.

# michael-cheika - Thursday 24 November, 2016

Mumm's presence gives Australia a lineout lift in bid to nullify Ireland's 'dangerous threat'

Michael Cheika opts to reshuffle his back row to include the experience and quality of the 32-year-old.

'It's another opportunity to invest in Garry Ringrose': Schmidt signals long-term faith in young centre

The Leinster tyro will start his first senior match in the 12 jersey against the Wallabies.

Australia coach Cheika brings back his big guns for Aviva showdown with Ireland

The Wallabies make seven changes for Saturday.

# michael-cheika - Tuesday 22 November, 2016

Michael Cheika tried to bring Sean O'Brien with him to Stade Francais

The Australia coach is preparing to come up against a number of familiar faces this weekend.

An old friend, a new foe: returning Cheika desperate to make mark at the end of a special week

A chance to catch up with familiar faces, but the Australia coach is here on business matters first and foremost.

# michael-cheika - Monday 21 November, 2016

Cheika looking forward to 'biggest game of the tour' on his Dublin return

The former Leinster coach admits his side will have their work cut out against Joe Schmidt’s Ireland.

# michael-cheika - Saturday 5 November, 2016

Limerick man Garvey loving analysis life with Michael Cheika's Wallabies

The former Munster U21 player has an insatiable thirst to get better at his job as a performance analyst.

# michael-cheika - Saturday 22 October, 2016

Wallabies hit out at 'clowns' jibe after All Blacks defeat

A New Zealand Herald front page depicting Michael Cheika as a clown has drawn the ire of the Australia head coach.

# michael-cheika - Monday 17 October, 2016

'It's hard to believe, to be honest' - Michael Cheika pays tribute to Anthony Foley

The former Leinster coach Michael Cheika reflected on the tragic death of a ‘special person’.

# michael-cheika - Sunday 18 September, 2016

Pocock ruled out of remainder of Rugby Championship with hand injury

Australia will face the last two games of the Rugby Championship without the back-row.

# michael-cheika - Thursday 15 September, 2016

Ex-Leinster man Douglas dropped as Cheika shuffles Wallabies locks

Meanwhile, Argentina have brought four new faces into their XV.

# michael-cheika - Friday 26 August, 2016

'It's very easy for people to put the boot in': Cheika tells critics to back wounded Wallabies Mc

'It's very easy for people to put the boot in': Cheika tells critics to back wounded Wallabies

Stirling Mortlock is among the vocal critics of the World Cup runners-up, but Cheika says the Australian thing to do is get behind the team.

# michael-cheika - Tuesday 23 August, 2016

Cheika: Wallabies face 'biggest' challenge yet

The former Leinster coach admits that Australia are up against it following their 42-8 defeat to the All-Blacks at the weekend.

# michael-cheika - Sunday 14 August, 2016

Hansen snipes at Cheika as Bledisloe mind games rumble on

The war of words between Steve Hansen and Michael Cheika shows no sign of abating less than a week away from their Bledisloe Cup opener.

# michael-cheika - Tuesday 21 June, 2016

Michael Cheika and 'shallow' Steve Hansen are having a little war of words

Hansen suggested that Cheika’s deferential attitude cost Australia against England.

# michael-cheika - Sunday 19 June, 2016

Michael Cheika apologises to Australia fans after series defeat to England

The home side slumped to a first ever series defeat in their own backyard to their bitter rivals.

# michael-cheika - Saturday 11 June, 2016

Eddie Jones not getting carried away despite historic England win

Michael Cheika’s Wallabies were beaten in Brisbane.

# michael-cheika - Wednesday 1 June, 2016

Beers on the backburner for Eddie Jones and his 'mate' Cheika

The former team-mates go head-to-head in a three-Test series this month.

# michael-cheika - Thursday 18 February, 2016

Eddie Jones has already improved England - Cheika

The Australia coach has been impressed with what he’s seen so far.

# michael-cheika - Thursday 19 November, 2015

Cheika's Barbarians name a sensational backline for clash with Argentina

The pack’s not bad either.

# michael-cheika - Monday 9 November, 2015

England deny they've made an approach for Australia coach Michael Cheika

Reports in Australia say Justin Leonard spoke to the former Leinster coach during the World Cup.

# michael-cheika - Monday 2 November, 2015

Cheika sees World Cup defeat as the beginning of Wallabies' journey

The former Leinster boss says his team can close the gap on the All Blacks by playing them frequently.

# michael-cheika - Saturday 31 October, 2015

Sonny Bill Williams explains why he gave his RWC medal to a young fan

The All Blacks centre gave his medal away after the World Cup final.

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