Wallabies win a ‘good step’
THE Wallabies’ performance against Argentina wasn’t just significant because it was their first Rugby Championship victory but because of the manner of the win, according to coach Michael Cheika.
Australia trailed 13-10 at halftime but piled on five tries in the second half of their Canberra clash to post a resounding 45-20 result.
Cheika was unhappy with their scrappy first-half showing but, rather than rip in himself, the players addressed it at the break and drove the revival. “When players start driving it, that’s a good step forward,” Cheika said. “When it comes from them they realise that they own it and they’ve got to change it and that’s the first time I’ve seen it ...”