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WALLABIES HIT THE HUNTER

The Wallabies have turned to the Hunter to help reverse their fortunes. The team will hold training camps in both Newcastle and Cessnock beginning at the end of the month, in preparation for the Bledisloe Cup. Coach Michael Cheika says the side will be making an effort to connect with Hunter fans.

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NEWCASTLE AND CESSNOCK TO HOST WALLABIES TRAINING CAMPS

The Australian Wallabies will hold two training camps in the Hunter Valley in the coming weeks, prior to their Bledisloe Cup clash against the All Blacks. The Wallabies will hold a training camp in Newcastle in late July, followed by another training camp at Cessnock Sportsground on Sunday 6 August. The two camps form part of the Wallabies commitment to visiting regional areas and cities. Cessnock Sportsground has previously hosted an A-League pre-season clash, and a training camp for the Japanese national football team prior to the 2015 Asian World Cup.

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FORMER WALLABY TERRY CURLEY DIES AGED 78

The Hunter rugby community is mourning the passing of former Wallaby, Terrence ‘Terry’ Curley. Born in Newcastle, Terry played for Wanderers before being selected by New South Wales and Australia in 1957. He made his test debut as an 18-year-old against the All Blacks, and went on to earn 11 caps. Terry Curley was 78.

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CARTER CALLED UP TO WALLABIES WORLD CUP SQUAD

Quirindi local Sam Carter has received the call up to play for the Wallabies at the World Cup. The decision was made after forward Will Skelton suffered a shoulder injury in the side’s match against Uruguay. Carter is currently playing for French rugby club Bordeaux on a four-match deal, but will join the Wallabies camp in time for its game against England on Sunday. (VISION ONLY)

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FORMER WALLABY CLEARED OF PROTEST CHARGES

Former Wallabies captain, David Pocock, has been cleared of all charges relating to his involvement in a Maules Creek mine protest. The 26-year-old locked himself on to a digger in the Leard State Forest for more than 10 hours in November last year. Around 30 others joined the protest and blockade. Pocock was initially charged with three offences, including entering enclosed land without lawful excuse and hindering the working of mining equipment. But after he pleaded guilty at Gunnedah Local Court today to hindering a workman in use of property, those offences were withdrawn. The remaining charge was dismissed without conviction.  

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