Super Rugby: Mumm Returns Home In Search of World Cup Spot

by Sam Ryan - Former Wallabies lock Dean Mumm will return to Australia with hopes of earning a spot in Michael Cheika's World Cup Squad. Mumm has agreed to a one year deal to play with the Waratahs in 2016, however it is believed the ARU has provisionally approved his eligibility for the World Cup should he play club rugby in Sydney this year. The 31 year-old registered 95 caps for the Waratahs and 33 caps for the Wallabies before heading to the UK to link with the Exeter Chiefs. Mumm played 48 matches for the English side and was named captain at the start of the 2013 season. “We’re absolutely delighted that Dean will be coming back to the Waratahs, to have a player of his experience and reputation will be a great asset for the team,” Waratahs CEO Greg Harris said in a press release today. “Dean has had a very successful career, both previously at the Waratahs and during his stint with the Exeter Chiefs, and we’re very fortunate to be able to have someone with his pla
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