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Jim Tucker Jim Tucker has covered seven Rugby World Cups since his first Test assignment in 1979 in the days of heavy 100 per cent cotton jerseys, toe-pokers, joyous rucking and interviews on cassette tapes.He spent a privileged eight-week beat covering every twitch of the Wallabies’ 1991 and 1999 World Cup victories for Australian newspapers.From websites to podcasts and detours in between. Failed T-shirt salesman with 20 still in stock from 1987 World Cup fiasco. No offer above three quid considered.

Jim Tucker

James O'Connor eyes Wallabies revival after 'deflating' 2022

James O'Connor's chances of a Wallabies recall have increased with Eddie Jones at the helm.


Young halves won't go unnoticed by Eddie Jones with All Blacks looming

Eddie Jones has inherited a slew of capped halves but it's the new breed that most excites.

Jim Tucker

How Australia's most damaging No 8s are set to benefit from law tweaks

The new law variations in Super Rugby Pacific should increase the speed of the game - and some will benefit more than others.

Jim Tucker

Long-term solution at 10 for Australia could be chip off old block

A new Lynagh is set to make a big splash in Australian rugby.


Eddie Jones targets new world order with Wallabies

Eddie Jones wants to usher in a brave new era for the Wallabies.