News24.com | Cheika banks on Wallaby upset against New Zealand: ‘You never know what’s going to happen’

News24.com | Cheika banks on Wallaby upset against New Zealand: ‘You never know what’s going to happen’
  • Pumas coach Michael Cheika hopes for a Wallaby win when they face the All Blacks at Eden Park on Saturday.
  • That Rugby Championship game will be followed up by the Springboks and the Pumas at Kings Park.
  • Australia hasn’t won in Auckland since 1986, but Cheika said anything is possible.

In Durban

Argentina coach Michael Cheika hopes that Australia can spring a surprise on the All Blacks when they meet in the early morning Rugby Championship game ahead of the Bok/Pumas clash in Durban.

New Zealand has been far from convincing in 2src22, with losses against Ireland (twice), Argentina, and the Springboks highlighting that.

Australia need to snap a 36-year Eden Park hoodoo if they’re to win, but as rugby events this year has shown, it’s far from impossible.

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Last week, Australia fought back from 31-13 down to lead 37-34 with two minutes left before an epic and unforgettable brain-fade from Bernard Foley opened a door the All Blacks brutally kicked down to win 39-37 in Melbourne

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