Rugby Union

Georgina Robinson

Georgina Robinson is a Sports Reporter for The Sydney Morning Herald

Gifted: Israel Folau needs to lift.

The problem with Izzy

The fans want it, so do the pundits, and probably the player himself. Will Australian coach Michael Cheika ever give Israel Folau a taste of life in the Wallabies mid field?

Pacific neighbours: Ben Volavola of Fiji makes a break against Australia during the 2015 Rugby World Cup.

The story behind Fiji's historic NRC move

Fiji's inclusion in the National Rugby Championship is the most meaningful gesture any tier one rugby nation has made to the Pacific Island nations. Here is the story behind Friday's historic announcement