The skinny kid that could win the Wallabies a World Cup

Back in 2004, a skinny 15-year old from Dural turned up at St Aloysius College in Sydney, looking to make a name for himself both on and off the rugby field. The fair skinned flyhalf gave plenty away in size, but quickly caught the attention of the school’s senior coaches with his skill, speed and courage. 11 years on, it’s those same qualities that Bernard Foley will look to as he guides Australia in the biggest match of his career on Sunday monring and perhaps the biggest game in World Cup history. “He was one of the smaller guys at school, but you wouldn’t have known it after seeing him play,” former coach Frank Clark told Rugby News. “That’s probably one of the first things I noticed about Bernard. He’d be defending at No.10 off a line out and he’d get these huge forwards running straight at him and he just snapped them in half. “It was like he didn’t realise how much smaller he was than these other guys. He just had perfect technique and would take guys
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