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Comment from ALLY Age 13
My parents met matt giteau in canberra at a resturant and he gave ME an autograph when he was having tea i thought that that was very kind of him and that he was not even rude enough 2 say that he didn't want to because he was having tea. Does anyone else have a story like that that they would like to share Because if you do i would be very interested. ALLY Age 13
#Half-backs or #9. Halfback?
Giteau has played three positions:
- Inside centre #12
- Fly-half #10 e.g. Wallabies 2009 & 2010
- Halfback #9 e.g. Wallabies at RWC
These positions map logically to three parts of the Rugby_union_positions page:
- 3.2.2 13. Outside centre & 12. Inside centre
- 3.3.1 10. Fly-half
- 3.3.2 9. Scrum-half
- How is this change (from #9. Halfback to #Half-backs) justified?
- The ambiguity is that #Half-backs includes two positions (Fly-half #10, and Halfback #9)
--wcrosbie, Melbourne, Australia 10:05, 23 May 2010 (UTC)
Mighty short man we've got there
1.78cm tall? Umm... yeah, I think that's probably wrong, it's probably supposed to be either 1.78m or 178cm. Anyone want to double check that? --StarkRG 07:35, 13 August 2006 (UTC)
Giteau's deal is worth AU$1.5 million a season (3-year $4.5 million contract) making him the highest paid footballer in any code. http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport2/hi/rugby_union/international/4935948.stm 188.8.131.52 10:39, 10 November 2006 (UTC)
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Fourie Du Preez Tackle
I'm South African, and not a huge Giteau fan (don't know much about him) but this was ridiculous:
"The worst of the three cards by far was for a horrendous ‘tackle’ by Matt Giteau on scrumhalf Fourie du Preez. Certainly one of the worst passages of foul play in the 2009 international rugby scene."
So I tried to make it more neutral. If he gets cited for it then maybe we should expand on it.
I read what was here (infamous "Yellow Wallabies"), and took the liberty of deleting it. Someone needs to give this article a major overhaul, as Giteau is one of the pre-eminent players in rugby union. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 184.108.40.206 (talk) 06:05, 7 September 2009 (UTC)
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