Fixing the malfunctioning lineout key to Wallabies going back-to-back

Fixing a barely functioning lineout appears the important thing to the Wallabies backing up their hard-fought win towards South Africa with one other victory this Saturday evening.

Heading to Sydney’s new Allianz Stadium, the hosts might want to show particular person brilliance didn’t paper over the cracks of their 25-17 win towards the Springboks, with a set-piece carry wanted after profitable simply seven of their 13 lineouts within the Adelaide Check.

Self-discipline may be a consider Saturday’s rematch, the Wallabies conceding 16 penalties in comparison with the Springboks’ 9 as they needed to dig deep at occasions to carry their opponents out.

Flanker Jed Holloway mentioned a recreation assessment had highlighted loads of performs from Adelaide that could possibly be exploited in the event that they don’t tidy up.

“We’re massively disillusioned in the way in which our lineout functioned, however we’ve been working laborious on that … we reviewed fairly laborious and we can be higher for that,” he informed reporters.

“(And) our work ethic … working more durable off the ball, there’s alternatives we didn’t capitalise on on the market.

“Our preparation has been round constructing consistency as a result of it’s one thing we haven’t finished but, put collectively back-to-back performances.

“It’s purely being higher and being prepared for them to even be higher as effectively.”

They’ll additionally want to handle their woeful document of inconsistency, with only one multiple-game win streak since coach Dave Rennie took over in 2019.



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