International Rugby 'What concerned me was the 'dumbing down' of Australian rugby. For a long time, Australian rugby was the most innovative on the planet'

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Yet there is another Wayne Smith in rugby, arguably the doyen of Australian Rugby journalism for the past several decades, and he recently decided to put down the quill after a career that started in 1971 as a cadet for the Brisbane Telegraph and ended as the chief rugby scribe for

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