# Michael Cheika

Last year
# Pumas
Argentina coach Cheika laughs off favourites tag against All Blacks
The Pumas sit atop the Rugby Championship standings at the midway point.
# response
'His team does it all the time' - Cheika hits back at All Blacks over illegal play jibe
New Zealand accused the Pumas of bending the rules during their historic Rugby Championship win.
# Must do better
Foster demands more All Blacks improvement against beefed-up Pumas
New Zealand ended a run of three straight defeats with the 35-23 victory in Johannesburg just under two weeks ago.
# los pumas
Last-gasp Boffelli try takes Argentina to Scotland series win
The hosts claimed the decider after losing last week in Salta.
# Good start
Argentina give Cheika debut victory over Scotland
Tries from Jeronimo de la Fuente and replacement Santiago Carreras in a dominant first half set the Pumas on their way.
# Pumas
Globetrotter Cheika looking to revitalize Argentina
The former Leinster and Australia coach takes charge of the Pumas for the first time on Saturday.
# Dr Phil
Contepomi to leave Leinster at end of season and join Cheika's Argentina
The former Pumas out-half has had two successful spells with the Irish province.
# cheiks
'Nothing concrete' from Pumas as Contepomi focuses on Connacht clash
The Leinster assistant coach wants to see better launch plays from his team.
# Globe Trotter
Cheika named as new Argentina coach ahead of World Cup
The 55-year-old former Wallabies coach succeeds Mario Ledesma who quit last month.
All time
# New Job
Former Australia head coach Cheika lands new role at Japanese club
The 54-year-old has been appointed as director of rugby at NEC Green Rockets.
# the old country
Michael Cheika appointed Lebanon head coach for Rugby League World Cup
The Cedars will face Ireland in Group C at next year’s tournament, which will be hosted by England.
# Cheika mate
Michael Cheika takes role with Argentina for upcoming Rugby Championship
Pumas boss Mario Ledesma previously worked under Cheika with the Wallabies and Stade Francais.
# Speaking out
Ex-Wallabies coach Cheika hits out at World Cup criticism
Michael Cheika quit in October after Australia’s quarter-final exit against England.
# memory lane
'I've been to World Cups but that game was just unbelievable. What a day'
Australian scrum-half Chris Whitaker was a key man as Leinster won the 2009 Heineken Cup.
# cheik out
'No relationship with the CEO,' says Michael Cheika as he steps down as Wallaby coach
The 52-year-old had stated he would walk away if Australia did not win the World Cup, but was reluctant to make his position clear yesterday.
# Exit strategy
Cheika requests 'compassion' as he objects to question over his future
The Wallabies boss said he did not appreciate the topic of his future being raised so soon after the World Cup exit.
# End of the road
Distraught Cheika says Wallabies 'gave it everything'
After Australia lost their Rugby World Cup quarter-final to England, the former Leinster boss struggled to contain his disappointment.
# Teenage Kicks
'I trust him infinitely' - Aussies to unleash teen Petaia on England
Michael Cheika has made five changes for the clash in Oita.
# Man at Work
Cheika hopeful over Beale fitness as Wallabies look to last-eight clash
The Australia star played just 13 minutes of the win over Georgia, but his coach says his head injury is not serious.
# starting XV
Cheika rings changes in Australia side for Georgia clash with captain rested
Australia are eyeing up a World Cup quarter-final against England or France.
# Not happy
Cheika 'embarrassed' by refereeing inconsistencies
The Wallabies head coach was left frustrated by Romain Poite’s performance in his side’s defeat to Wales.
# Wallabies
'It's not in the spirit of the game' – Cheika criticises Fiji over Hodge referral
The former Leinster boss is unhappy with the decision to refer his player.
# Anger
Cheika subjected to 'crazy' threats over Folau stance
The player was sacked by Rugby Australia in May for a “high-level breach” of contract
# Wallabies
Second-string Australia overcome Samoa with unconvincing final World Cup warm-up win
Michael Cheika’s side secured a 34-15 win on Saturday.
# Made the cut
Uncapped teen sensation included as Cheika names Australia's World Cup squad
Jordan Petaia is among the 31 players who will be travelling to the tournament in Japan.
# Rivalry
Cheika dismisses Hansen's 'Mickey Mouse' jibe ahead of All Blacks clash
The New Zealand coach made the remarks at a charity event earlier this year.
# win or bust
Cheika prepared to leap before he’s pushed after World Cup
Australia endured a miserable 2018 and there is no room for error in a World Cup year. But can their mixed bag of a squad succeed?
# Comeback
Australia's prodigal son on the verge of a sensational return
James O’Connor could join Michael Cheika’s World Cup squad six years after a string of off-field incidents saw him exiled.
# RWC2019
Cheika gives Pocock a better than '50-50' chance of playing in World Cup
The Wallabies flanker continues to battle his way back from injury.
# Comeback Kid
Former Ulster star earns Wallabies recall for first time in three years after overcoming cancer
Christian Lealiifano has been included in the 34-man squad for their Rugby Championship opener.
# Wallabies
Ex-Leinster out-half Berne joins Australia's World Cup coaching staff
The 40-year-old links up with his former head coach Michael Cheika.
# sacking
Folau fights Rugby Australia sacking over anti-gay comments
The Wallabies star has requested a code of conduct hearing.
# Must do better
Cheika confident that 'hard decisions' will leave Wallabies 'in good shape' for the World Cup
The two-time champions won just four of 13 Tests last year.
# Reshuffle
Australia pull Larkham from attack coach role after Cheika row
Rugby Australia have moved the former out-half to a new role just over seven months before the Wallabies begin their World Cup campaign.
# Man at Work
Cheika survives as Wallabies coach, Johnson appointed
Australia lost nine of their 13 Tests in 2018.
# Wallabies
Australia set to keep Cheika but appoint new director of rugby above him
Scotland’s director of rugby Scott Johnson is set for a return home, according to the Sydney Daily Telegraph.
# Matt Finish
'He has to go' - Cheika's position 'untenable', says Wallabies legend Burke
The Australia head coach is under pressure with less than a year to go before the World Cup kicks off.
# d-day looms
Decision on under-fire Cheika's Wallabies future to be finalised 'ahead of Christmas'
Rugby Australia chairman Cameron Clyne said the board will conduct a review and make a decision in the next two weeks
# In Demand
'Rugby Australia should be mortgaging the bank and the house to get David Nucifora back'
Former Wallabies hooker Brendan Cannon believes the IRFU’s High Performance Director should be snapped up by Australia.
# Call Me
Rugby Australia hang up on Jake White after Wallabies coach bid
White has offered to replace under-siege Michael Cheika ahead of the World Cup.