Oct 18, 2014 at 10am UK at ‚ÄčBrisbane
Australia
28-29
New Zealand
Phipps (12'), Foley (38'), Ashley-Cooper (44')
FT
Jane (15'), Coles (36'), Smith (69'), Fekitoa (80')

Ewen McKenzie speaks out about Wallabies resignation

McKenzie speaks out about resignation
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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.

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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