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    Wallabies players have sung the Australian national anthem in both Eora language and English ahead of the Tri Nations Test against Argentina at the Western Sydney Stadium

    Wiradjuri woman Olivia Fox, from the Newtown Performing Arts School, led the rendition in Eora language.

    The Wallabies players joined Ms Fox in singing the anthem in Eora language during the traditional pre-match ceremonies.

    Advance Australia Fair was then performed in English.

    It was the first time the national anthem had been performed in a First Nations language at a Wallabies Test.

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