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Georgina Robinson is a Sports Reporter for The Sydney Morning Herald
Georgina Robinson It is the best 45-second justification of why, after a rushed and difficult labour, the National Rugby Championship will kick off in Brisbane on Thursday night.
Georgina Robinson The Wallabies are on high alert for a harder-edged All Blacks outfit in their must-win second Bledisloe Cup clash in Auckland on Saturday.
Georgina Robinson The team may be the same but nothing else is.
Georgina Robinson Wallabies coach Ewen McKenzie has backed the same team to go one better than last week's draw and crack the Eden Park hoodoo against the All Blacks this weekend.
Georgina Robinson Ewen McKenzie has urged the Wallabies to put a "hollow" draw with the All Blacks behind them and tip the feared Eden Park hoodoo on its head with more running rugby - rain, hail or shine.
Georgina Robinson James Slipper believes the Wallabies are "on the way up" against the All Blacks but must be much harder on themselves to notch a drought-breaking win at Eden Park.
Georgina Robinson Kurtley Beale could only hope he had done enough to retain the No.10 jersey at Eden Park this weekend.
Georgina Robinson A scrappy band of mud-smeared Wallabies denied the world's best Test rugby dynasty a history-making, record-breaking 18th win on the trot in front of a rain-affected 68,627 fans in Sydney.
Georgina Robinson All Blacks winger Cory Jane has taken a leaf out of his coach's book and dared Wallabies five-eighth Kurtley Beale to defend in the front line against New Zealand in the opening Bledisloe Cup Test.
Georgina Robinson If doubt drove Kurtley Beale to a very public dummy spit two months ago, some honest self-assessment brought him back.
Georgina Robinson Two days out from the opening Bledisloe Cup Test, All Blacks coach Steve Hansen has fired up on the Wallabies, training the crosshairs on Kurtley Beale.
Georgina Robinson It will have to be a perfect night to beat the best team in the world.
Georgina Robinson Ewen McKenzie has benched the player shaping as Australia's ''Dan Carter'' in favour of the experience and X-factor of Kurtley Beale.
Georgina Robinson Heaven help the referees and commentators assigned to call the opening match of the National Rugby Championship at Ballymore next Thursday.
Georgina Robinson Good friends, title-winning teammates and fierce rivals.
Georgina Robinson The search for a Bledisloe Cup-winning edge prompted Ewen McKenzie to dump match-winning playmaker Bernard Foley and hand the No.10 jersey to a resurgent Kurtley Beale for the first time in two years.
Georgina Robinson Kurtley Beale will wear the Wallabies No.10 jersey for the first time since 2012 in an overhauled Australian back line to play the All Blacks on Saturday.
Georgina Robinson It is the rarest case of second-year syndrome and Israel Folau says he is a willing sufferer if it helps the Wallabies pull off a drought-breaking Bledisloe Cup win this year.
Georgina Robinson Experienced Test prop Sekope Kepu says the Wallabies can rise above a litany of injuries to match a seasoned All Blacks pack in front of more than 70,000 people at ANZ Stadium this weekend.
Georgina Robinson He was supposed to be Australia's answer to Dan Carter, Leigh Halfpenny and Morne Steyn.