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Wallabies tear up O'Connor contract

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Controversial winger James O'Connor was Thursday released from his Wallabies contract with immediate effect after a series of off-field incidents, capping a dramatic fall from grace for one of Australia's top rugby talents. 

James O'Connor (C) during the match against the British and Irish Lions in Sydney on July 6, 2013

The 23-year-old was dumped from the Australian team last month after he was prevented from taking a flight because he was allegedly drunk, hours after Australia beat Argentina in a Rugby Championship match in Perth.

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