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Ewen McKenzie speaks out about Wallabies resignation

Ewen McKenzie says that there are a "bunch of reasons" for his resignation from the Wallabies.

Ewen McKenzie has said there were a "bunch of reasons" for his resignation from Australia.

The Wallabies coach quit after his side narrowly lost 28-29 on Saturday.

McKenzie told reporters after the game: "I resigned this morning at 10 o'clock. I wrote to Bill [Pulver] and the board members and discussed what's been going on.

"I've been a very proud contributor to Australian rugby. There's a bunch of reasons that I've put in writing to Bill.

"My intention was to resign win lose of draw. I've only just told the team. I didn't advise the team or staff before the game."

McKenzie had been the subject of speculation about his private life and player discontent in the Wallabies camp.

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Wallabies head coach Ewen McKenzie looks on during the International match between Ireland and Australia at Aviva Stadium on November 16, 2013
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