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Australian teams seek redemption in Super Rugby

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) Chastened by one of the worst collective performances in their Super Rugby history, Australia's teams will try to recover pride and standing on the championship table when they again face foreign opponents in this weekend's 11th round.

All Australian sides were beaten in last weekend's 10th round in a setback to hopes the painful decision taken at the end of last season to expel the Western Force would lead to an improvement in the form of the four remaining teams.

The New South Wales Waratahs were beaten 29-0 by the Johannesburg-based Lions, the Queensland Reds lost 36-12 to the Hamilton-based Chiefs, the Melbourne Rebels went down 28-10 to the Bulls in Pretoria and the ACT Brumbers were beaten 25-20 in Canberra by Argentina's Jaguares.

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