20 Nov 2013

Mixed reaction to Wallabies disciplinary action

5:41 am on 20 November 2013

There's been mixed reaction from home to disciplinary action taken by the Wallabies coach Ewen McKenzie against half his squad for late night drinking in Dublin last week.

Now in Edinburgh, McKenzie has reminded critics from home that it's a privilege to be selected for your country, and they're not on a pub trip.

Six players were given one-Test bans and nine others were reprimanded after last week's episode in Dublin, and while McKenzie says some reacted negatively, most accepted it and offered no excuses.

The coach has set a formal curfew for the rest of their European tour, and alcohol won't be allowed at upcoming team dinners.