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Tom Decent @tomdecent Sydney, Australia

Sydney Morning Herald rugby reporter. Bit of cricket in the summer. Love my snooker. Often found at the beach. Drop me a line -

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RA set to give Western Force equal share of broadcast revenue as franchise looks to complete unlikely return to the…
@NatYoannidis @HulaBulaJim Make that 1145! @NatYoannidis @HulaBulaJim Haha. Welcome back. Pubs of Paddo will be pumping post 1030 🍷 @Smudgebet @blakedean1 caught the big fish 🎣Follow all the action at the SCG here with @tomdecent
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Retweeted by Tom DecentClear the next two and bit minutes of your life. *** The incredible 35-ball ton that almost saw Wallaby chase bag…
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Johns makes surprise appearance at Wallabies training @tomdecent
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Just in: Sevens star Caslick commits to 2021 Tokyo Olympics
Wallabies this year: 1- Stunning heart stopping vibrant draw 2- Beaten in a free flowing game. 3- Thumped by team…
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@AlexMLowe thanks mateTapping away from Newcastle tonight Get involved
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This is so good.
Retweeted by Tom DecentThe untold story of Argentina's struggles before history-making win over New Zealand
Wallaroos, Black Ferns drawn together in Women's World Cup pool wanted Taniela Tupou to play for him at the Chiefs. But the Reds got in first. "He wanted to meet in a lo…¡Listos los 23! Estos son los jugadores que saldrán a la cancha el próximo sábado 21/11 ante @wallabies.…
Retweeted by Tom DecentA new look forward pack for Saturday's must win clash with @lospumas. #ARGvAUS
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Sio earns first start of Test season as Rennie rewards Kiwi-crushing backs
Retweeted by Tom Decent @VinceRugari The EXACT conversation at our place. And last week too ping @samphillips06
Fresh injury sidelines O'Connor for Wallabies' must win Argentina match
Like clockwork, some scorching hot takes have emerged
Retweeted by Tom Decent'It won’t change the way I play': Swinton defiant after red card on debut @swainy7 @iainpayten @FOXRUGBY Ditto. Loved it SwainyLovely tribute from Fitz here. **** Vale Greg Growden, you will be long remembered
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A great man. A loss for Australian journalism. Thoughts with the family 25-15 victory will live long in the memory of those at Bankwest Stadium and Argentinians all over the world |…
Retweeted by Tom Decent @PGFoulkes @lospumas Did I see you in the mosh at one point?Long 14 days for these chaps too..."I think we’ll remember this for a long time. Not only because of the game but the special situation that got us he… Our athletes need 400, 500 minutes to be competitive. Pumas: 😂
Retweeted by Tom DecentPressers are done and we can still hear the Argies going absolutely bananas outside. Warms the heart. Mario Ledesma… Foster says he’s not feeling under pressure as All Blacks head coach, after two wins from five starts in charge… Ledesma ... one of the truly good guys in world rugby love to see it. I've seen some unbelievable Tests before but that's right up there.
LA #Giltinis sign former @Wallabies, @ExeterChiefs and internationally renowned title chaser, David Dennis.…
Retweeted by Tom Decent'The Garfish Accord': How Australian and Kiwi rugby bosses rebuilt bridges across Tasman over red wine @bigmac_ak correct, so could be top two NZ teamsNot even a contest #students🥰 The trans-Tasman relationship is back on. (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)
Retweeted by Tom DecentDraw for Super Rugby Trans-Tasman ... next year looking pretty bloody good
Super Round confirmed as part of trans-Tasman comp @tomdecent
Retweeted by Tom DecentWallabies coach open to idea of red card replacement Rennie won't pick Vunivalu for the Wallabies this year acknowledges the significance of language for First Nations Peoples. At the launch of the First Nations…
Retweeted by Tom DecentDave Rennie confirms Vunivalu won't play for the Wallabies vs Argentina in coming weeks. Unless there is major inju… Blacks taking no chances by naming full-strength side to face Pumas a read.
Anyone who dished up a “Nathan Cleary’s not up to it” hot take after watching the first half #Origin
Retweeted by Tom DecentExclusive: Hunt and Clark join exodus as broadcast deal comes too late for Waratahs 🚨 There’ll be much more than just one trans-Tasman Super Rugby match next year Expect a six week, 10-te…
Retweeted by Tom DecentThe Australian men's team will celebrate our First Nations people this summer by wearing this incredible Indigenous…
Retweeted by Tom DecentABs prop Ofa Tu'ungafasi cops three-week ban, one less than Lachie Swinton after both red-carded on Sat. Tu'unga… @rugby_whisperer Sat games each week is FTA, except first week which is a Friday.The release of the Super Rugby AU draw really crystallises what a huge deal the Nine/Stan switch is for rugby. FTA…
Retweeted by Tom DecentYep. On top of hosting opener, Reds play five free-to-air games on the bounce from round four to round eight to clarify re double header, the Friday night Reds v Tahs match at Suncorp Stadium on Feb 19 will be on Nine.… via @samphillips06Friday Feb 19 Reds v Tahs at Suncorp to be the first game live on Nine in #SuperRugbyAU. How good.
Retweeted by Tom DecentHere’s your Super Rugby AU draw for next year. Every Saturday game live and free-to-air on Nine, with Friday games…
Things that warm the heart: Sheffield Shield on the big screen in the beer garden at Coogee Bay Hotel ❤️Great ton from Abbott. Super viewing. Lucky break with the caught and bowled. Starc stranded on 86 as NSW declare… 🚨 Star NRL recruit Suliasi Vunivalu is IN the latest @wallabies squad Full story 👇
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Understand @wallabies forward Lachie Swinton has been handed a four week ban for his hit on Sam Whitelock. Will ru…
Retweeted by Tom Decent @CharlesComino My understanding just match of the week, like at the moment @ScottBaileyAAP Good research. Browny a serious cricketer! @morteinmooie Potentially. Lot to work through. But with Super Rugby AU going ahead again, there'll be two games a… @Rugby_Sicko Yep Mitre 10 and Currie Cup on Stan. Others tbc but likelyAnd re Shute Shield/QLD premier rugby, Clarke says at least four games in regular season will be live on FTA plus a…
Big day for Aus rugby Stan Sport to be unveiled today - with rugby as its big ticket item Latest 👇
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Player ratings: Who was best on ground for the Wallabies in All Blacks victory?’s gonna cure covid... I just have a feeling.
Retweeted by Tom DecentNot much doing in this one. Any blog post suggestions welcome. Scratching around... @phillutton78 @smh Can I embed that?On the @smh blog tonight. Follow along sends message to Rennie in Rugby Australia XV loss to Argentina run out 57-24 winners over a Rugby Australia XV. Reasonably tight for first 60. Few youngsters getting a… up 40-24 with one more 30-min period left. Naisarani has been great, two tries. Wouldn't be surprised to… Australia XV down 19-5 after 30mins vs Argentina. Two tries to Cubelli ... Naisarani, Harrison, Ikitau and Na… mail floating around that @phillutton78 back on the rugby bandwagon this evening at Suncorp. The fans are expe…
@VinceRugari Real 4.30am kick-on vibes. Time to call it a night, champ
Rennie keeping everyone guessing, just like Cheika used to'd have thought by Bledisloe four Australia would name a No.10 that isn't JOC, To'omua, Lolesio or Harrison. Funny game.Hodge named at No.10 for Wallabies as Rennie axes Lolesio, Simone have named Reece Hodge at No.10 in place of Noah Lolesio (bench). Swinton in for Hanigan, Simmons in fo…
Swinton set for Wallabies debut @tomdecent
Retweeted by Tom DecentSome thoughts from @Peter_Fitz ... would also be interested to know what others think @smh
Nine, RA close to broadcast rights reveal @zoesam93 @samphillips06
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Wallabies suffer biggest loss to All Blacks in 117 years as Bledisloe dreams dashed thumped 43-5 by the All Blacks. That's Australia's biggest loss to their Kiwi neighbours in 117 years.… @awebster1975 get off the pissNic White with a beauty and Wallabies down 26-0 "No disrespect but they haven’t done a whole lot. It’s just been a… Cup matches at ANZ Stadium. Half-time... 2016: NZ up 32-3 2017: NZ up 40-6 2018: Aus up 6-5 2020: NZ up 26-0 Ugly.Gordon are @theshuteshield premiers, if you couldn’t tell
Retweeted by Tom DecentPlay stopped in Shute Shield final due to social distancing concerns's been 22 very long years between drinks but Gordon don't care. They're once again Shute Shield premiers |…
Retweeted by Tom DecentDrama 🚨 The COVID Marshall at the @theshuteshield GF has just paused the game until punters on the hill separate..…
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