A series against a second-string French side just became all the more difficult after some Sanctuary Cove carnage.
A fortnight out from their opening Test against Les Bleus at the SCG, the Wallabies face the distinct possibility of having their three most experienced backs ruled out: Nic White, James O’Connor and Matt To’omua.
On Tuesday, veteran lock Sitaleki Timani, who will play his first Test since 2013 when he runs out against the French, described training as the toughest he had experienced throughout his 14-year career.
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“I haven’t had any training like this from 6am to 5:30pm,” the 34-year-old said.
With half-a-dozen players already missing, White became the latest to go down with the halfback suffering a medial collateral injury at training,…