Robbie Deans angry at his men for their poor outgoing against All Blacks - Rugby News

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Robbie Deans angry at his men for their poor outgoing against All Blacks - Rugby News
Wallabies coach, Robbie Deans, had an out burst with his players following an insulting defeat by All Blacks in their first meeting of the Tri-Nations Cup 2011. The All Blacks thumped the Wallabies by 30-14 in Auckland on August 6. The visiting Australians
proved to be no problem for the New Zealanders, who brushed aside the World Number 2 easily. Talking to journalists after reaching South Africa, Deans warned his players to uplift their performance in the remaining matches of the tournament.
The All Blacks had given to the Wallabies no chance to bounce back into the game in both parts of the match. However, the first-half remained completely one sided as the hosts scored 17 unanswered points before the break. Earlier, the Wallabies were hopeful
to end their long drought of winning a match against All Blacks at Eden Park. The Wallabies have not won any match against New Zealand at Eden Park, Auckland since the last 25 years.
Talking to the reporters in Durban, Wallabies coach criticised his players for their sluggish performance against New Zealand and said that further bad results could cost them a place in the Rugby World Cup 2011. Deans went on to say that, “It hasn't changed
my first impressions a lot. It just reinforced where we were tactically poor. We've got some really, really good players who aren't getting a run at the moment so blokes that don't perform on Saturdays are going to find themselves not there next Saturday.”
Robbie Deans further said that team management will monitor the players’ fitness by various ways to select the best team for RWC 2011. He argued that, “We're getting footage, we're getting GPS numbers, so we're seeing what work they're doing and we're also
monitoring their state so that we're fully informed and, between their status and our status, we'll make a decision.”
The Wallabies have received their second humiliating defeat within a short span of one month. Earlier, Samoa had outclassed the squad in a season opening test by monstrous margin of 32-23 on July 17.



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