Sydney – Jake White has offered to replace the siege Michael Cheika
as Wallabies coach and is scheduled to get in touch with Australian Rugby on Thursday,
but it was canceled after news of the call leaked.
South Africa, which directs the Springboks to 2007
World Cup titles, approach government agencies after Australia won only four
Their 13 tests this year.
Australian Rugby chief executive, Raelene Castle
repeatedly said Cheika continued to have support to bring the team to
The World Cup in Japan next year, which is when the contract runs out.
But the peak pressure arises after their 37-18
defeated by England last weekend, with calls intensifying for guard changes.
It follows a tasteless defeat for Wales and an unpleasant victory over Italy.
A telephone call is to judge what White – former Brumbies
The coach – must offer as a possible alternative, but it was quickly canceled
after being leaked to the media.
"Jake White approached Australian Rugby and asked
have conversion, "said the RA spokesman." Australian Rugby has
decided not to continue the call. "
White has previously expressed a desire to train Australia
after being ignored for work that supported Ewen McKenzie in 2013.
The Australian Rugby Council will meet on December 10 for
regular final season review of the future of Cheika, which is currently on
Europe, and its coaching team are expected to be discussed.
Some former Wallabies have called for changes in the Test
set-up after their worst year since 1995, including the defender Matt Burke
said the team was no longer considered good by their rivals.
"I think the respect factor is gone. We're under
(sixth) in the world, we start at No. 3 at the beginning of the year, "he said