Wallabies James O’Connor could be in line for a shock recall for RWC 2019

Former Wallabies spokesman James O’Connor may be qualified for a shock recall in the Australian national organization just three months away from the World Cup in Japan. Fans who want to watch the live action of Rugby can book Rugby World Cup Tickets online.

It is believed that although head coach Michael Cheika has not spoken to O’Connor since their informal conversation during the Wallabies’ year-end tour in 2017. New rugby director Scott Johnson has been in contact with the playmaker’s 44 tests and is impressed by how he has transformed his playing career and his personal life.

Wallabies James O'Connor could be in line for a shock recall for RWC 2019
Wallabies James O’Connor could be in line for a shock recall for RWC 2019

Back In 2013, he was released from his contract with Rugby Australia then known as the Australian Rugby Union. After being kicked out of Perth Airport for a drunken incident. More recently, he was arrested in Paris alongside former All Blacks star Ali Williams. suspicion of trying to buy cocaine in February 2017.

However, O’Connor seems to have changed his life after turning to meditation. After a training camp in Iceland last year. He talked about his mental health and his ambitions to represent the Wallabies at the World Cup.

“I now know who I was but more importantly, I now see who I must become,” he wrote on Instagram last September.

It’s time for me to share my truth. I have a deep desire to play again for the Wallabies. I learned from my mistakes and I am now ready to bleed green and gold for my brothers and for the nation.

Wallabies James O'Connor could be in line for a shock recall for RWC
Wallabies James O’Connor could be in line for a shock recall for RWC

“I will be back playing in October and I will have my eye firmly on the World Cup. I will not let myself or anyone down again. Time to shine!”

Having not played on the international stage since the Wallabies 14-13 win over Argentina in Perth in September 2013. A return to Australia could boost O’Connor’s stagnant tested career.

That would mean his contract would expire with the Manchester-based club in May 2020. Which gave him the opportunity to sign up with a Super Rugby club for the rest of next season, between May and July.

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