A week ago Wallabies coach Dave Rennie made the not so surprising admission that Australian rugby struggles with depth.
“I think if our Wallabies C team had to play an All Blacks C team there would be a massive margin,” he said, following his 38-man squad to take on France.
Fortunately the Wallabies will only be missing a handful of players for their three match Test series against France, starting July 7.
Unfortunately, the same can’t be said about Les Bleus, whose French Top 14 competition – the longest in the world – continues its marathon season.
Former French captain Fabien Galthie is now closer to knowing who he will bring Down Under to Australia, as Will Skelton’s La Rochelle set up a European Champions Cup final against Rory Arnold’s Toulouse.
Oh what Rennie would do to be able to bring his two long lost giant sons down with Galthie’s touring party, or, at least,…