If Australia win the World Cup and defeat the All Blacks and/or South Africa on the way, i think that'd be enough to prove they most certainly aren't a poor test side.
When Australia have a scrum I'll respect them.
Wouldn't know... The Aussies refuse to engage.
Smarter though, and refs just aren't willing to ping them.
Originally Posted by SupaFreak2005Originally Posted by steds
Mind you, Oz have something of a history in this respect. Baxter & Young nearly conned Watson into giving Oz the last WC. I'm just so pleased we won because (aside from the obvious) it means we can legitimately moan about the piss-poor reffing without it looking like sour grapes.
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Lets be honest - youd struggle to name an average Australian scrum, the current one is an absolute embarrasment!!!
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When the last time Australia had a good scrum though, during the last World Cup the scrum was a joke too and they still won games. If Australia is a poor Rugby team, what does it say about the rest of the sides in World Rugby outside NZ and South Africa. Its not like any of the rest are much better, if at at all.
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