"The leadership team came to me".
However, he felt discomfort when he went through another training run on Friday morning and informed Cheika that he was unable to play.
Cheika said he became aware of the issue on Tuesday, 10 days after the women were brought back to the hotel. A Wallabies spokesperson said the women were out of the hotel by midnight but team rules said guests were not allowed in players' rooms.
In a news conference on Friday, a reporter asked Cheika and Wallabies skipper Michael Hooper if there was a chance fans would see a "team in disarray" at Twickenham.
AFP Adrian DENNIS Australia have finished the year with just four wins in their 13 Tests the worst they have fared since 1995
It's understood coach Michael Cheika was only made aware of the incident earlier this week after senior players within the squad, including skipper Michael Hooper and David Pocock, chose to bring the matter to his attention, according to the Daily Telegraph.
"But once it was pointed out to them that the rule was there for a reason, they recognised that they had erred, and they accepted the team and Michael's position". "They realised their error, and they have been trying to help the other players get ready for tomorrow's game", said Cheika.
Four years ago, Beale was found guilty of sending an offensive text to then Australia team business manager Di Patston, and fined US$38,500. As Michael [Cheika] said [it is] a relatively small deal as far as what the actual thing was that happened. We want to make this team better and stop making the small excuses.
Beale and Ashley-Cooper have 83 and 117 caps respectively and Hooper said approaching Cheika about the situation was one of the most hard moments of his captaincy.Читайте также: Mary Kom first woman boxer to win 6 gold medals
"We're able to still make strong decisions where it may have been easier to say, "well here are a couple of great players, let's make sure they're in the team because we need a win at all costs".
Meanwhile back-rower David Pocock has been forced to pull out of the squad after failing a fitness test.
The 30-year-old has been carrying a neck injury all season and it became more severe after taking a blow against Italy last weekend.
Pete Samu was promoted from the reserves, and wing Marika Koroibete, who scored two tries against Italy, was brought into the reserves.При любом использовании материалов сайта и дочерних проектов, гиперссылка на обязательна.
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