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Georgina Robinson

Georgina Robinson is a Sports Reporter for The Sydney Morning Herald


Wallabies hold out against spirited Scots

Georgina Robinson The Wallabies cast off a week of turmoil to triumph 21-15 over a spirited Scotland, notching their third win in a row and breaking their two-game hoodoo against the Scots in Murrayfield on Saturday.

Wallabies chief Bill Pulver says team is rebounding from mediocre performances

Ben Mowen

Georgina Robinson The Wallabies are showing encouraging signs despite a ''mediocre'' first season under Ewen McKenzie.

Rows loom as ARU's Bill Pulver seeks reincarnation of national club championship

Bill Pulver

Georgina Robinson ARU chief executive Bill Pulver believes it was a mistake to axe the Australian Rugby Championship after one loss-making year.

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Hope from Wallabies mediocre year

Australian Rugby Union coach Ewen McKenzie.

Georgina Robinson The Wallabies are showing encouraging signs despite a 'mediocre' first season under Ewen McKenzie.

Ewen McKenzie's suspension of the 'Dublin six' is the biggest gamble of his career

Nick Cummins

Georgina Robinson Ewen McKenzie's suspension of six players, for doing what they had done so many times before on tour, sent shockwaves through the Wallabies.

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Wary Wallabies guard against giant-killing Scots

Scott Higginbotham of Australia is tackled by Scotland players.

Georgina Robinson Captain Ben Mowen is determined for Australia to avoid being another pized 'scalp'.

Wallabies want to avoid being Scottish scalp again

Ben Mowen

Georgina Robinson Australia are sick of being Scotland's prized ''scalp''.

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No appeal for Kuridrani as Leali'ifano gets outside help

Christian Lealiifano.

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

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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'.


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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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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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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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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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.


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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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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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.


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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