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Robbie Deans

Wales bid to break duck against Wallabies

Statistics do not read well for Wales going into their last international test match of 2012 against Australia at the Millennium Stadium today.

Saturday, 1 December, 2012, 2:47am

Australia coach Robbie Deans gets mixed reviews ahead of England clash

Robbie Deans has been a divisive figure in Australian rugby ever since the New Zealander was appointed to coach the Wallabies four years ago. And heading into today's Cook Cup clash with England at Twickenham, Australia greats David Campese and Michael Lynagh are in deep disagreement about the former All Blacks full-back's merits.

17 Nov 2012 - 3:04am

Wallabies expect tough test against French

The Wallabies are wary of a French ambush when they kick off their European tour next week, coach Robbie Deans said yesterday, with the world No 2 side expecting an onslaught from Les Bleus.

4 Nov 2012 - 2:16am

Wallabies end All Blacks' winning run with 18-all draw

Dan Carter narrowly missed a drop goal after the final siren as the Wallabies ended the All Blacks' winning run with a fighting 18-18 try-less draw in the final Bledisloe Cup test yesterday.

The World Cup champions were chasing their 17th consecutive victory but were held by a gritty Wallabies side, missing many of their leading stars through injury.

21 Oct 2012 - 1:50am

New Zealand try to equal most consecutive wins mark tomorrow

The all-conquering New Zealand All Blacks will equal the most number of consecutive wins by a major test-playing nation if they down Australia in Brisbane in the final Bledisloe Cup match of the season tomorrow.

19 Oct 2012 - 2:21am

Wallabies coach Robbie Deans says 'don't worry I play Berrick or Beale'

The Wallabies left for South Africa yesterday with coach Robbie Deans keeping secret the identity of his new flyhalf for next week’s Rugby Championship test against the Springboks.

Deans has had to find a replacement for injured number 10 Quade Cooper but was giving little away at the team’s departure as to whether it was Berrick Barnes or Kurtley Beale.

21 Sep 2012 - 2:58am

Wallabies coach Robbie Deans has four tests to save his job, says media

The clock is ticking for Wallabies coach Robbie Deans, who has four tests to turn around their fortunes or face the sack, Australian media said yesterday.

Deans is under increasing pressure after Australia's 22-0 hammering by the All Blacks in Auckland on Saturday, extending their miserable record against New Zealand to 14 defeats in 17 starts.

28 Aug 2012 - 3:02am

Deans under pressure after latest Aussie misfire

Australia's failure to regain the Bledisloe Cup from New Zealand has upped the pressure on under-fire coach Robbie Deans and raised questions as to whether he will see out his contract.

The Wallabies were humbled 22-0 by the world champions at Eden Park in Auckland, continuing their run of losses at the ground stretching back to 1986.

27 Aug 2012 - 5:28am

All Blacks were unbeatable, says Wallabies coach Deans

New Zealand delivered a "masterclass" in defeating Australia 22-0 at Eden Park yesterday, Wallabies coach Robbie Deans said, hailing the All Blacks unbeatable on the night.

It was the first time in 50 years the Wallabies have not scored a point against the All Blacks, dating back to a 3-0 defeat in Dunedin in 1962.

26 Aug 2012 - 5:07am

Australia coach dodges jibes from All Blacks ahead of rugby union clash

Australia coach Robbie Deans refused to take the bait after being accused of lacking confidence in his World Cup side for today's opening clash of the Rugby Championship in Sydney.

18 Aug 2012 - 1:40am