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Stiff questions and dissent as Bill Pulver tackles the heartland
"With all due respect, Bill, you're missing the point." These fighting words opened the Q and A session with Australian rugby union boss Bill Pulver at Friday night's launch of the Wauchope Thunder, Australia's newest rugby club.
The dinner took place in the lush surrounds of wildlife sanctuary The Billabong, but it wasn't resident five-metre saltwater crocodile Shrek who was most eager to take a bite out of the ARU boss.
That honour went to a member of the Mid North Coast rugby fraternity who used the opportunity to air his concerns about the state of the game.
A LITTLE club by the sea has had a profound influence on the course of Australian rugby.
Michael Cheika became the fourth Randwick club man to coach the Wallabies in the past 32 years when he was appointed last week.
Cheika follows Bob Dwyer (1982-83, 1988-95), Eddie Jones (2001-05) and his immediate predecessor Ewen McKenzie (2013-14) from Randwick to the Wallabies.
It is incredible to think that four of the nine Wallabies coaches in this extraordinary period, which would be five out of nine of you counted Dwyer as two separate stints, came from the one club.
Randwick, a drop-kick from Coogee Beach in Sydney, has been around since 1882 and has produced a host of Wallabies, including Ken Catchpole, Russell Fairfax, the Ellas and Simon Poidevin.
Australia Training Session
Wallabies coach Michael Cheika is a graduate of the famous Randwick club in Sydney. Source: Getty Images
Matt Hodgson, right, and Sekope Kepu at training yesterday. Hodgson had to be told twice before it sank in that he would captain the Wallabies this weekend. Source: Getty Images
Sam Burgess arrives at Bath and warns England of a Michael Cheika-led Wallabies revival
South Sydney grand final hero Sam Burgess has warned his potential England World Cup teammates to beware of newly appointed Wallabies coach Michael Cheika, describing him as a "phenomenal" man capable of ending Australia's woes.
Societe Generale SCC International Rugby 7s 2014, 67th Edition
Randwick Rugby Club Results
Friday, 31st October 2014
Pool D Randwick Swedish Vikings 26 - 7
Saturday, 1st November 2014
Pool D Randwick Casuarina Cougars 15 - 7
Pool D Stade Francais Randwick 10 - 7
Sunday, 2nd November 2014
Cup - Randwick Sunnybank 5 - 17
Plate- Quarter Final Randwick East Arnhem Rugby 29 - 0
Plate - Semi Final Randwick Swedish Vikings 5 - 17
Aiden Anderson, Mark Baldwin, Mark Bannon, Harry Boileau, Tom Connor, Josh Eden-Whaitiri, Tony Luxford, Will Munro, Andrew Norton, Jack Pennington, Nathan Roye and Haynes Wileman
Coaches - Jayson Brewer, Nathan McMahon
Manager - Allen Stutchbery
Physio - Louisa McGuinness
SCC Liaison - Maludin Mohammed
Many grateful thanks go to the team's Sponsors:
Major Sponsor Divcall NSW Pty. Ltd. Air Conditioning - Mechanical & Electrical Engineers
The University of NSW
Bon Voyage and Good luck to the Randwick Sevens squad who departed Sydney for Singapore this morning. The players will be following a long Randwick tradition of competing at the Singapore Cricket Club Sevens Tournament. The Singapore Cricket Club International Rugby 7s (SCC 7s) celebrates its 67th edition this year, a testament to its longevity and global popularity, and promises to feature world-class teams along with quality new and professional club sides and deliver the same brand of top-notch rugby action that has become synonymous with the SCC International Rugby 7s over the years.
Fans can look forward to the likes of former champions, the Penguins (2010) from the UK, Daveta (2011& 2012 winners) from Fiji, and Randwick (1993) from Australia as they look set to lock horns and battle for the coveted Ablitt Cup over three pulsating days of non-stop action.