Home to Rest

Wallabies coach Robbie Deans heads home to Christchurch for some jet boating and a family catch-up having been at the helm of the Australian team for two seasons. Deans and the Wallabies flew out of London optimistic about their future prospects after signing off from their spring tour of Japan, the UK and Ireland with a resounding victory over Wales at Millennium Stadium. With his new-look side averaging just 24 years a player, and featuring outstanding talents like James O’Connor, Quade Cooper, Will Genia, David Pocock, Benn Robinson and Ben Alexander, Deans is hopeful the Wallabies are on the up heading towards the 2011 World Cup in New Zealand. “But you never arrive to that end. You’ve got to keep attending to all the detail, but we know from within that we’re tracking in the right direction,” he said. “You can never take your foot off the pedal. You’ve got to keep going.”


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France-Based Susan Alemann off to Drive the Sahara

France-Based Susan Alemann off to Drive the Sahara

New Zealander Susan Alemann and Briton Helen Tait Wright, both in their fifties, are competing in an all-women off-road car rally taking place in the Sahara Desert, Morocco, English-language French news…