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Georgina Robinson

Georgina Robinson is a Sports Reporter for The Sydney Morning Herald

Six Nations should adopt bonus point system: Clive Woodward

Georgina Robinson The most thrilling final round ever seen in the history of the Six Nations has prompted World Cup-winning super coach Clive Woodward to call for administrators to look at using a bonus point system...

Michael Cheika's diplomacy skills to be tested by gathering of Waratahs and Brumbies in Wallabies group

Bragging rights: The Waratahs and Brumbies meet again as teammates after their epic clash in Sydney.

Georgina Robinson Wallabies coach Michael Cheika's first big test of man management has begun with 15 Waratahs and 12 Brumbies players converging on Brisbane for the first formal gathering of the Test squad in a World...

Waratahs growing scrum strength a good sign for Wallabies: Sekope Kepu

Powerhouse: Sekope Kepu says the Waratahs are starting to reap the rewards of a focus on scrummaging.

Georgina Robinson It was a project marked by twice-daily scrummaging sessions in the midsummer heat but the Waratahs are starting to reap the benefits and the Wallabies could be next.

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NSW Waratahs overcome Blues and eventually win over whistle-happy referee

Shackles broken: Nick Phipps dives over to score against the Blues at Allianz Stadium.

Georgina Robinson The Waratahs put a week of controversy behind them with an emphatic 23-11 victory over Super Rugby cellar dwellers the Blues in Sydney on Saturday.

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John Eales: Leadership calls for taking a stand ... captain or not

John Eales with the World Cup after defeating France in the final.

Rupert Guinness and Georgina Robinson It was a stand-out moment in the Wallabies captaincy of John Eales when, with 25 minutes left in the 1999 World Cup final against France at Millennium Stadium in Cardiff, he approached the referee...

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John Kirwan predicts 'fireworks' in physical battle with NSW Waratahs

Bounced back: Jacques Potgieter at Waratahs training.

Georgina Robinson John Kirwan has predicted "fireworks" and a physically explosive clash between the Blues and Waratahs in Sydney on Saturday.

Waratahs won't risk Tatafu Polota-Nau after head knock

Supportive: Wallabies and Waratahs coach Michael Cheika.

Georgina Robinson Michael Cheika has defended the intentions of coaches and team medicos after withdrawing Test hooker Tatafu Polota-Nau from the Waratahs' clash with the Blues on Saturday.

Rugby looks to NRL to overhaul code of conduct

Georgina Robinson The Australian Rugby Union is plotting the biggest overhaul of its disciplinary process since the game turned professional, and guess which rival code it has looked to for inspiration? Rugby league.

Will Skelton says NSW Waratahs will be wary of underdog Blues

SMH SPORT 19TH MARCH 2015 Will Skelton at the Waratah's training at Moore Park photo by Louise Kennerley smh

Georgina Robinson The Waratahs have underestimated the Blues once before and second rower Will Skelton says they will not be burnt that way again. 

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Daryl Gibson to be named NSW Waratahs coach

Sitting pretty: Daryl Gibson is expected to be named the new Waratahs coach.

Georgina Robinson Daryl Gibson is expected to be appointed Waratahs head coach this week after rival Nick Scrivener withdrew from the race to take up an offer in Japan. 

Stephen Moore, Michael Cheika back David Pocock on homophobia stance

Regrets: Jacques Potgieter has apologised for his comments and said he understood the seriousness of the matter.

Georgina Robinson Senior Waratahs, Wallabies and Brumbies figures have backed David Pocock for condemning homophobic slurs in the Brumbies' spiteful derby clash with the Waratahs.

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'Homophobic slurs' mar resounding NSW Waratahs victory over Brumbies

Flying machine: Kurtley Beale attempts to burst out of the tackle.

Georgina Robinson Allegations of homophobic slurs marred a resounding return to form for the Waratahs, who delivered a 28-13 win over arch rivals the Brumbies.

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Stephen Larkham makes mark on Brumbies, Wallabies

Finding his way: Brumbies coach Stephen Larkham.

Georgina Robinson Stephen Larkham scaled rare heights as a rugby player but says he learnt more from four seasons coaching with Jake White and Laurie Fisher than in 102 Tests as one of Australia's iconic No.10s.

Daryl Gibson will look elsewhere if denied head coach role at Waratahs

Ambitions: Waratahs assistant coach Daryl Gibson.

Georgina Robinson Waratahs assistant Daryl Gibson says he may look to continue his coaching career elsewhere if he misses out on the top job at NSW. 

Kane Douglas back on Wallabies radar if he commits to Super Rugby return

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Georgina Robinson The Australian Rugby Union could allow Wallabies coach Michael Cheika to select second rower Kane Douglas for the World Cup if he commits to playing Super Rugby in Australia next year.

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Tatafu Polota-Nau ruled out of Waratahs' semi-final rematch with Brumbies

Big loss: Tatafu Polota-Nau.

Georgina Robinson The Waratahs' hopes of a season-resurrecting win against arch rivals the Brumbies took a major blow with the loss of Test hooker Tatafu Polota-Nau on Thursday. 

NSW Waratahs in search of winning 'edge' against Brumbies

Georgina Robinson The Waratahs may be learning that it is tougher to defend a title than to win one but playmaker Kurtley Beale says the reigning champions have lost none of the hunger that propelled them to a maiden...

Israel Folau relishing learning curve in Waratahs' midfield

BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 07: Israel Folau of the Waratahs during the round 4 Super Rugby match between the Queensland Reds and the New South Wales Waratahs at Suncorp Stadium on March 7, 2015 in Brisbane, Australia. (Photo by Bradley Kanaris/Getty Images)

Georgina Robinson Israel Folau says he is undaunted by a difficult night out against the Highlanders in Dunedin.

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NSW Waratahs' clash with ACT Brumbies puts Michael Cheika and Stephen Larkham in tricky situation

Stephen Larkham:

Georgina Robinson During weeks like this it is astounding that Michael Cheika and Stephen Larkham are professionally compelled to forge a bond as close as any coaching colleagues in as little as three months' time.

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Waratahs outmuscled in loss to 'no-name' Highlanders

Night to forget: Bernard Foley.

Georgina Robinson This one will hurt for the Waratahs, who were over-powered and out-manoeuvered in many of the areas in which they take most pride - physicality, skill and ingenuity.

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