Sir Clive Woodward thinks England will demolish our pack at the World Cup... but we will relish the challenge, says Wallabies boss Michael Cheika

EXCLUSIVE: He has just been given licence to pick one of the finest backs of the era for the World Cup, but Michael Cheika is more pre-occupied with the denigration of his Wallaby pack. Toulon playmaker Matt Giteau could be a glorious asset at the showpiece tournament after Australia’s policy against picking players based abroad was relaxed this week, but one thing he can’t do is anchor the scrum.

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Bath 43-18 London Irish: Sam Burgess stars at the Rec as Mike Ford's side move within one point of leaders Northampton 

Edinburgh sign young prop Jack Cosgrove from Worcester Warriors on a two-year deal

Australia fly-half Quade Cooper signs for Toulon on two-year deal and will move to France this summer

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Toulon star Matt Giteau looks set to be unleashed on England and Wales at the World Cup as Wallabies make U-turn on selecting...

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Steffon Armitage, Billy Vunipola and Nick Abendanon make shortlist for 2015 European Player of the Year award 

Edinburgh sign Ulster back Michael Allen on a two-year deal starting next season

England coach Andy Farrell says World Cup 2015 is going to be 'biggest ever' and insists team are in great shape ahead of...

Saracens centre Brad Barritt extends stay at club by signing new long-term deal

Irish rugby player Davy McGregor suffers horrific ear injury against the Barbarians

Australia relax rules to allow experienced overseas players selection as Matt Giteau and Co are given boost ahead of World Cup

England star Mike Brown could be out for the rest of the season as concussion nightmare continues

Owen Farrell 'chuffed' with new Saracens deal as fly-half sets sights on England

Leicester confirm move for Chiefs lock Mike Fitzgerald as Tigers prepare for next season


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