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The Waratahs have taken heart from strong performances already from Australian teams in South Africa this season.
“Across the competition, teams are very even,” coach Daryl Gibson said.
“The Reds beating the Sharks in Durban, the Brumbies doing very well, the Rebels probably should have had more out of their tour as well.
“So I think between all the sides on their day anyone can beat anyone so that’s what we’re aiming to do.”
Gibson also believes being overseas, while the Waratahs’ and Wallabies’ suspended superstar Israel Folau fights to save his career at a Rugby Australia code of conduct hearing on Saturday, is also a blessing.
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