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Will Skelton originally turned down Wallabies captaincy

When Eddie Jones first asked Will Skelton to be the Wallabies’ captain at this year’s World Cup, the giant second-rower initially said “no”.

Hitherto, Skelton had said he was “reluctant” to accept the responsibilities and needed some time to think about it.

“Yeah, very shocked, nervous; just a few emotions I had when Eddie gave me the call,” Skelton told Stan Sport following the World Cup squad announcement.

“I was very reluctant at first, but when the big man calls you, you tend to follow his lead, and I trust his guidance too.

But Skelton told The Roar on Thursday…

Read more on theroar.com.au

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