The one positive of this, even if some of it is depressing, is that there'll be life on the other side, writes Adriaan Basson.
Michael Cheika admits he was "hurt" by not being able to secure a major trophy while Wallabies coach.
Outgoing coach Michael Cheika and the head of Rugby Australia reportedly engaged in an undiplomatic row in Tokyo during the World Cup.
Rugby Australia chief Raelene Castle says she already has a list of targets to be the new Wallabies coach.
That Michael Cheika was left asking for "compassion" after Australia's quarter-final defeat by England suggested his time as the Wallabies' coach was fast approaching its end.
England coach Eddie Jones insisted he was "proud" of Australia boss Michael Cheika as he prepared to face his old team-mate in the Rugby World Cup quarter-finals.
Coaches Eddie Jones and Michael Cheika will renew a rivalry stretching back more than 30 years when Jones' England face the Wallabies in the World Cup quarter-finals.
The war of words between Wallabies head coach Michael Cheika and his England counterpart Eddie Jones is continuing ahead of their potential RWC quarter-final.
Australia coach Michael Cheika has made wholesale changes to his Wallabies side to face Georgia.
Australia coach Michael Cheika said Rugby World Cup referees had been "spooked" by a crackdown on high tackles after the Wallabies lost to Wales.
Fiji coach John McKee lashed out at Australian counterpart Michael Cheika, suggesting the Wallaby has a different idea of the "spirit of the game".
England head coach Eddie Jones believes outgoing Wallabies coach Michael Cheika will bounce back despite his recent resignation.
Wallabies captain Michael Hooper defended Australia's outgoing coach as he led his crestfallen team back home.
Wallabies coach Michael Cheika has quit after their humiliating Rugby World Cup quarter-final exit against England.
Dejected Australia coach Michael Cheika urged the media to show "compassion" when asked about his future on Saturday.
Australia coach Michael Cheika named teen Jordan Petaia in his starting side to face England in this weekend's Rugby World Cup quarter-final.
Wallabies coach Michael Cheika described England football manager Gareth Southgate as a friend and a "lovely chap".
Australia coach Michael Cheika took a pop at England's Eddie Jones as they set their sights on the likely quarter-final against their old foes.
Wallaby coach Michael Cheika said his side's ill-discipline and slow starts were becoming a problem after two yellow cards in their win over Uruguay.
Australia coach Michael Cheika brought in halfbacks Will Genia and Bernard Foley and as he made four changes for the clash with Wales.
Australia coach Michael Cheika accused Fiji of going behind his back after they referred Wallaby wing Reece Hodge for disciplinary action.
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