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Georgina Robinson

Georgina Robinson is a Sports Reporter for The Sydney Morning Herald

Rugby

No appeal for Kuridrani as Leali'ifano gets outside help

Georgina Robinson The Wallabies will not appeal a five-week ban handed to outside centre Tevita Kuridrani.

Rugby union

Weakened Wallabies face big battle against Scotland

Matt Toomua of Australia.

Georgina Robinson Coach Ewen McKenzie says the Wallabies are facing one of their 'greatest challenges'.

Rugby

Scotland a test of character for everyone: Ewen McKenzie

Ewen McKenzie

Georgina Robinson The Wallabies are facing one of their "greatest challenges" against Scotland this weekend after losing eight of their top squad in a horror week of controversy and injuries.

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Rugby

Tevita Kuridrani ban hard to understand

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Georgina Robinson This is not another "Irrational Rugby Board" whinge. Promise. But it is a look at the facts around Tevita Kuridrani's five-week ban.

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Rugby

Ewen McKenzie wins support of James Horwill for action against Wallabies revellers

Sport. Wallabies captain James Horwill. 
Photo: Edwina Pickles. 14th Oct 2013.

Georgina Robinson Former Wallabies captain James Horwill has thrown his support behind Ewen McKenzie's decision to suspend six players for excessive drinking and believes more surprises will come.

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Rugby

Injury to Matt Toomua leaves Wallabies threadbare

Matt Toomua.

Georgina Robinson A mild hamstring strain has cruelly cut short the stellar season of Wallabies mid-fielder Matt Toomua and plunged Australia's back line selection dilemma deeper into crisis..

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Tevita Kuridrani suspended for five weeks

Tevita Kuridrani

Georgina Robinson Wallabies centre Tevita Kuridrani has been suspended for five weeks for a tip tackle on Ireland No.6 Peter O'Mahony.

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Rugby

James Horwill denies there is a drinking culture within Wallabies camp

James Horwill

Georgina Robinson Former Australian captain James Horwill says there is no drinking culture within the Wallabies and a complete booze ban is unnecessary on tour.

Rugby

Ewen McKenzie suspends 'Dublin six' after Wallabies night out

Ewen McKenzie

Georgina Robinson Like most nights out in Dublin, it started well. A group of seven players, including the Wallabies captain, the Waratahs captain and a 90-Test veteran back, went to Dublin's oldest pub, the Brazen...

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Rugby

Ewen McKenzie sets Wallabies alcohol ban and curfew

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Georgina Robinson A furious Ewen McKenzie has slapped a curfew and mid-week alcohol ban on the Wallabies after senior players went out drinking four days before a Test match last week.

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Rugby Union

Curfew, drink ban on Wallabies

Wallabies coach Ewen McKenzie.

Georgina Robinson Ewen McKenzie slaps curfew and mid-week alcohol ban on the Wallabies after senior players went out drinking four days before a Test match.

Rugby

Chris Feauai-Sautia may be named on wing for Wallabies against Scotland

Chris F'Sautia

Georgina Robinson The Wallabies may be forced to start 20-year-old Queensland rookie Chris Feauai-Sautia on the wing after a night out in Dublin cost Australia’s two incumbent wingers their spots against Scotland.

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Former Wallabies weigh in on decision to stand down players

Drew Mitchell

Georgina Robinson Former Wallabies have weighed in on Ewen McKenzie's decision to come down hard on six players who went out drinking in Dublin last week.

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Wallabies preparations for Scotland Test thrown into disarray

Nick Cummins

Georgina Robinson Australia's preparations for the Test against Scotland have been thrown into turmoil following the suspension of six players who were set to wear the gold jersey at Murrayfield this weekend.

Rugby

Ewen McKenzie defends decision to delay punishment

Ewen McKenzie

Georgina Robinson Ewen McKenzie has defended waiting until after a crucial Test match to suspend six Wallabies and sanction a further nine over a drunken night out in Dublin last week.

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Rugby

Wallabies stand down six, warn nine over Dublin booze binge

Adam Ashley-Cooper

Georgina Robinson The Wallabies have sensationally stood down six players for their Test against Scotland and sanctioned a further nine for staying out late and drinking in Dublin last week.

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Rugby

Matt Toomua revels in tandem playmaker role for Wallabies

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Australia's centre Matt Toomua prepares to  kick the ball away during the international rugby union test match between Ireland and Australia at Aviva Stadium in Dublin on November 16, 2013. TOPSHOTS/AFP PHOTO / PETER MUHLY

Georgina Robinson Midfield revelation Matt Toomua wants to be known as the toughest ball-playing centre in rugby to shore up his spot in the Wallabies' starting line up.

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Rugby

Ewen McKenzie rapt with Wallabies' mix of skill and desperation

Nick Cummins

Georgina Robinson Ewen McKenzie was not hiding his satisfaction in Dublin on Saturday night. The Wallabies had for the first time under his watch matched attacking precision with desperate physicality.

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Rugby union

McKenzie happy to silence critics with Ireland win

Australia's Nick Cummins scores a try against Ireland

Georgina Robinson The Wallabies coach was not hiding his satisfaction in Dublin on Saturday night.

Rugby

Wallabies determined to turn tables on Scotland

Stephen Moore.

Georgina Robinson Turning Australia's recent one-sided record against Scotland on its head this week is the "only thing that matters" to the Wallabies now.

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