All fired up: Ruan Sims, 34, rugby union/league player

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Ruan Sims on the similarities between football and fighting fires.

In it for kicks: Bernard Foley, 25, rugby player

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Ahead of the Bledisloe Cup, Wallaby Bernard Foley talks about the challenge of facing the mighty All Blacks.

Rock solid: Benn Robinson, 30, rugby player

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Waratahs and Wallabies prop Benn Robinson on maintaining the passion.

Paying a debt: David Pocock, 26, rugby player

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Brumbies season-opener captain David Pocock talks rugby, protest and privilege.

Prop master: Ben Alexander, 29, rugby union player

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All the world's a stage for Wallabies scrum anchor Ben Alexander.

Maul world: Bec Clough, 25, rugby player

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Rebecca Clough is a key player in the Wallaroos' bid to lift the IRB Women’s Rugby World Cup.