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Tactics not theatrics spur Wallabies’ Salta second act reversal

Michael Cheika’s furious half-time spray captured the cameras, but it was a tactical tweak that spurred Australia’s improvement

It may have been long overdue, but the Wallabies finally figured out how to adapt to one of the key law changes in the game when they produced their remarkable comeback win against Argentina in Salta on Sunday.

The new tackle law introduced this year favours the attacking team by making it more difficult for the opposition to steal the ball at the breakdown. Teams are now able to control possession for long periods of time almost like unlimited tackle rugby league.

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