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#Robbie Deans

# robbie-deans - Friday 15 November, 2013

McKenzie’s veiled dig at Deans over sudden emergence of playmakers

The Wallaby coach has added three talented attacker to the backline his predecessor fielded against the Lions.

# robbie-deans - Tuesday 9 July, 2013

Ewen McKenzie confirmed as Australia’s new coach

McKenzie replaces Robbie Deans who resigned after losing the Lions series.

# robbie-deans - Monday 8 July, 2013

Losing Wallabies coach Robbie Deans: OUT. Ewen McKenzie: IN.

The Australian Rugby Union are expected to confirm the news on Tuesday but you can’t keep a good story down.

# robbie-deans - Thursday 4 July, 2013

1 change in Australia team as they seek 1 more win to send Lions packing

George Smith is back in the Green and Gold after a three-year hiatus from international rugby.

# robbie-deans - Sunday 30 June, 2013

James O’Connor admits to fast-food error

The Australian player said he made an “error of judgement” after a controversial incident last week.

Warburton to have scan for injured hamstring

Meanwhile, Australia coach Robbie Deans has predicted a big future for Christian Lealiifano.

# robbie-deans - Saturday 22 June, 2013

Lions rematch can’t come fast enough for Wallaby scoring star Israel Folau

The Australian winger claimed the man-of-the-match award and two tries yet still lost on debut.

# robbie-deans - Thursday 20 June, 2013

Genia and O’Connor team up as Australia name side for Lions Test

Robbie Deans has named three debutants in a starting XV to be captained by lock James Horwill.

# robbie-deans - Monday 3 June, 2013

Deans forced to fish out the phone book again as Aussies drop like flies

Injuries to three key players have, once again, led to the Wallabies coach calling in replacements.

# robbie-deans - Sunday 2 June, 2013

View from Down Under: Time for Australia to embrace James O’Connor era

Jack Howes from Green and Gold Rugby predicts a huge series ahead for the Aussie flyhalf.

# robbie-deans - Wednesday 22 May, 2013

Digby Ioane knee op forces Wallabies rethink on wing Lions 2013 This post contains videos

Digby Ioane knee op forces Wallabies rethink on wing

The break-dancer is broken.

# robbie-deans - Tuesday 21 May, 2013

O’Connell calling for greater effort to unite young Lions

The lock has had no trouble gelling with new captain, Sam Warburton. And he joined his room-mate in demanding improved morale.

# robbie-deans - Sunday 19 May, 2013

Lions coming to Australia to strangle the creative Wallaby spirit: Bob Dwyer

The World Cup-winning coach believes current boss Robbie Deans should have selected Quade Cooper in his 25-man squad.

Quade Cooper left out of Australia squad for Lions Tour

Inspirational and abrasive flanker George Smith will miss the tour after a knee ligament injury.

# robbie-deans - Sunday 12 May, 2013

Lions worry for Australia’s James O’Connor after shoulder injury

The 22-year-old will be out of action until the end of the month after receiving a blow against Auckland Blues.

# robbie-deans - Thursday 2 May, 2013

Wallabies coach Robbie Deans gets his Lions digs in early Lions Bantz This post contains videos

Wallabies coach Robbie Deans gets his Lions digs in early

The Kiwi expects nothing new from Warren Gatland’s men, all the way down to putting pressure on referees.

# robbie-deans - Thursday 25 April, 2013

‘I believe in loyalty but there’s times when you can’t trust anyone’ – crisis in Oz

Wallabies coach Robbie Deans must be pulling his Kiwi hair out as his players court controversy on a weekly basis.

# robbie-deans - Thursday 21 March, 2013

I didn’t wake up on Sunday, see them lose and capitalise on that – McKenzie on Ireland

The Australian revealed in a newspaper column, however, that he hopes to be in a new coaching job by August.

# robbie-deans - Thursday 10 January, 2013

Robbie Deans will have to reapply for Wallabies job

The under-fire Australia coach will lead his side against the Lions, but could be axed at the end of the year.

# robbie-deans - Saturday 24 November, 2012

November Tests: Wallabies hang on for narrow win in Italy

After taking a 22-6 lead into half time, Robbie Deans’ men were held scoreless in the second period but scraped a three-point win.

# robbie-deans - Wednesday 21 November, 2012

Wallabies boss Deans remains hopeful on Quade Cooper future

Australian rugby’s poster boy is yet to formally reject a contract and is tipped to ply his trade elsewhere next season. Isn’t Cooper an Irish name?

# robbie-deans - Wednesday 31 October, 2012

Wallaby Cooper fined, handed suspended ban

Australia’s outspoken fly-half Quade Cooper will be available for national selection once he recovers from his knee injury.

# robbie-deans - Tuesday 9 October, 2012

Richie McCaw: Players like Quade Cooper get sorted. Sooner or later they get their beans

The more shocking aspect about the All Black captain’s new book is that it is retailing at $50 in New Zealand. Birthday and Xmas pressie combo?

# robbie-deans - Thursday 27 September, 2012

Quade Cooper says Australia team environment is ‘destroying’ him

The five-eighth has threatened to turn down selection for the national side.

# robbie-deans - Wednesday 5 September, 2012

Pienaar one of three Springbok changes for trip to Australia

Number eight Duane Vermeulen will make his Test debut as South Africa look to bounce back from their draw with Argentina.

# robbie-deans - Wednesday 29 August, 2012

Quade Cooper has a fractured leg – but he’ll still play against South Africa next week

Cooper’s injury was aggravated during last week’s 22-0 thrashing by New Zealand in Eden Park.

# robbie-deans - Monday 27 August, 2012

Reports: Robbie Deans has just four games to save his job

The Australia coach must turn around his side’s flagging fortunes quickly.

# robbie-deans - Tuesday 14 August, 2012

No room for Quade Cooper in Australian squad to face All Blacks

Berrick Barnes has been rewarded for his exemplary form against Wales and starts at fly-half.

# robbie-deans - Monday 23 April, 2012

Tailor made: Wallabies create new role for McGahan

The outgoing Munster coach will take up a new position as coaching co-ordinator with Australia. Forwards coach, Jim Williams, departs.

# robbie-deans - Wednesday 22 February, 2012

It’s official: Munster confirm Tony McGahan’s departure

Thomond Park chief is to take up a job as Australia’s defence coach at the end of the season.

# robbie-deans - Tuesday 21 February, 2012

Homeward bound: Munster boss Tony McGahan heading back to Oz

Thomond Park chief said to be taking up defensive coach role with Australia at the end of the season.

# robbie-deans - Saturday 22 October, 2011

Cooper facing lengthy spell on the sidelines

Quade Cooper won’t be back on a rugby pitch until next year after suffered a suspected ACL injury on Friday.

# robbie-deans - Sunday 16 October, 2011

Heart and soul see New Zealand through

Graham Henry pays tribute to his side’s “huge ticker, huge character and guts” after they booked their place in next Sunday’s World Cup final.

# robbie-deans - Saturday 15 October, 2011

Beale ruled out, Ashley-Cooper to start at 15

The Australian full-back has a hamstring strain and won’t be available to face the All Blacks on Sunday.

# robbie-deans - Friday 14 October, 2011

Deans waits as clock ticks on Beale’s fitness

Kurtley Beale looks set to start for Australia after Robbie Deans provisionally named the full-back in his starting XV to face New Zealand.

# robbie-deans - Tuesday 11 October, 2011

Quade Cooper to start at full-back against the All Blacks?

Robbie Deans has hinted the mercurial utility back could be deployed as a replacement for the injured Kurtley Beale, while Berrick Barnes looks a possible starter at fly-half.

# robbie-deans - Saturday 27 August, 2011

WATCH: Australia stun All Blacks to win Tri-Nations RWC2011 This post contains videos

WATCH: Australia stun All Blacks to win Tri-Nations

Australia weathered a second-half comeback to beat New Zealand 25-20 in Brisbane this morning.

# robbie-deans - Thursday 18 August, 2011

Elsom misses out on World Cup captaincy

Former Leinster man is dropped as Wallabies captain just three weeks before the tournament kicks off.

# robbie-deans - Wednesday 17 August, 2011

Giteau’s World Cup dream comes to an end

Wallabies coach Robbie Deans has yet to declare his World Cup squad selection, but influential fly-half Matt Giteau looks set to be omitted from the line-up.

# robbie-deans - Sunday 7 August, 2011

Henry to test his reserves in South Africa

The All Blacks coach wants to give some of his fringe stars a run out against the World Champions.

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