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Georgina Robinson is a Sports Reporter for The Sydney Morning Herald

Wallabies coach Michael Cheika springs surprise visit on Penrith club Western Raptors

Georgina Robinson Wallabies coach Michael Cheika took time out of busy World Cup preparations to spring a surprise visit on Australian rugby's community coach of the year, Sila Taungakava, in Penrith on Wednesday.

Israel Folau chases drought-breaking win in Canberra

Israel Folau.

Georgina Robinson The last time the Waratahs beat the Brumbies in Canberra, Matt Giteau was still a Brumby and Israel Folau has just joined GWS Giants.

Michael Hooper and David Pocock defy comparison, NSW Waratahs coach Daryl Gibson says

Beyond comparison: Waratahs assistant coach Daryl Gibson said Michael Hooper can do things David Pocock would struggle with.

Georgina Robinson NSW coach Daryl Gibson outlines the limits of David Pocock's power.

Waratahs and Brumbies go head to head in derby clash with Wallabies ramifications

Brumbies player David Pocock in action.

Georgina Robinson Wallabies jerseys are on the line in Friday's Brumbies vs Waratahs clash. We rate the contenders.

Stage set for NSW Waratahs' Michael Hooper and ACT Brumbies' David Pocock showdown

Michael Hooper is ready for Friday's showdown against the Brumbies' David Pocock.

Georgina Robinson They will spend the next five days talking down the rivalry but even Michael Hooper's teammates know their No.

Adam Ashley-Cooper would gladly trade the good life in France for Wallabies duty

Ultimate stalwart: Adam Ashley-Cooper.

Georgina Robinson Ashley-Cooper could be one of the earliest beneficiaries of the new policy. But would he leave the south of France to answer the call?

NSW Waratahs coach Michael Cheika says win over Rebels won't beat Brumbies

Hard night's work: Taqele Naiyaravoro of the Waratahs, left, runs into team mate Bernard Foley.

Georgina Robinson Michael Cheika defended a poor goal kicking performance from NSW No.10 Bernard Foley, while Rebels coach Tony McGahan questions another refereeing blunder.

Waratahs edge Mebourne Rebels in Super Rugby Anzac Day thriller

Over he goes: Adam Ashley-Cooper dives over to score for the Waratahs.

Georgina Robinson A little-known, Kiwi-born Boy Wonder helped the Rebels go within two points of the biggest scalp of their season in a thrilling end to the Anzac Day derby in Sydney on Saturday.

Winners and losers under Giteau's Law

Georgina Robinson Forget Giteau's Law. Gavin's Law will rule Wallabies selection after a landmark new policy allowing the national coach to pick players based offshore.

NSW Waratahs to resurrect home fortress for must-win clash with the Melbourne Rebels

Home boy: Michael Hooper wants the Waratahs to make the most of their home games.

Georgina Robinson Why the Waratahs are desperate to resurrect fortress NSW with a win at home against Australian up-and-comers the Rebels on Saturday night.

Wallabies coach Michael Cheika confirms he met now-available Matt Giteau

Back in the game: Matt Giteau is back in Wallabies selection contention after an ARU rule change.

Georgina Robinson If Matt Giteau makes a fairytale return to the Wallabies, four years after playing his last Test in gold, where will coach Michael Cheika fit him into a squad of just 31 players?

Dave Dennis admits NSW Waratahs were in 'cruise mode' early on

Stern words: Tahs skipper Dave Dennis.

Georgina Robinson The Waratahs have flipped the switch up front but now find themselves in a three-way race with bitter conference rivals the Rebels and Brumbies.

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Will 'Matt Giteau law' cost Nic White a World Cup spot with Wallabies?

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Georgina Robinson Is Matt Giteau about to kill off Nic White's World Cup hopes? 

Melbourne Rebels to pay their way within five years, says CEO Peter Leahy

Rebels on the rise: Sefanaia Naivalu of the Rebels is congratulated after scoring a try against the Brumbies last weekend.

Georgina Robinson Rebels boss Peter Leahy reveals how Australia's youngest Super Rugby club will wean itself the ARU teat and why those calling for the Rebels and Force to be cut adrift are wrong.

Bernard Foley steps up to lead Waratahs' resurgence in Wellington

Georgina Robinson NSW five-eighth Bernard Foley was a man under pressure heading into last week's clash with the unbeaten Hurricanes.

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Michael Cheika challenges NSW Waratahs to prove they are more than big-game performers

Georgina Robinson Waratahs coach Michael Cheika has challenged the defending champions to lift their game as they prepare to take on the Rebels in the Anzac Day clash in Sydney on Saturday.

Will Skelton huffs and puffs but puts his head down to get the job done

Big man running: Will Skelton gets into his stride.

Georgina Robinson Waratahs coach Michael Cheika says second rower Will Skelton is "only going to get better" as he learns to get the most out of his giant frame.

NSW Waratahs claim big scalp with bonus-point win over Hurricanes in Wellington

WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND - APRIL 18:  Peter Betham of the Waratahs is congratulated on his try by Michael Hooper and Kurtley Beale during the round 10 Super Rugby match between the Hurricanes and the Waratahs at Westpac Stadium on April 18, 2015 in Wellington, New Zealand.  (Photo by Hagen Hopkins/Getty Images)

Georgina Robinson The Waratahs are developing a reputation as stubborn big-game performers after beating competition-leaders the Hurricanes in a thrilling eight-try encounter in Wellington on Saturday.

NSW Waratahs captain Dave Dennis says it's time to be 'selfish' about his career

Brumbies captain Stephen Moore and Waratahs skipper Dave Dennis.

Georgina Robinson NSW captain Dave Dennis has defended delaying a decision about his future, saying he is conscious of the impact it is having on the Waratahs but that it is time for him to be "a little more selfish"...

NSW Waratahs five-eighth Bernard Foley confident he can handle heavy workload

Night to forget: Bernard Foley.

Georgina Robinson Bernard Foley may have just bitten off more than he can chew. A self-described Wallabies newcomer, the 25-year-old this week inked a deal that will see him play three years of continuous rugby.