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Georgina Robinson

Georgina Robinson is a Sports Reporter for The Sydney Morning Herald

Union

John Connolly joins Ben Mowen in talking up Wallabies' World Cup chances

Georgina Robinson Australia is still waiting for the Wallabies' watershed moment, but former coach John Connolly believes it is just around the corner.

Rugby

Liam Gill says he can add to Wallabies breakdown potency

Liam Gill.

Georgina Robinson Ball-scavenging flanker Liam Gill says the Wallabies must clean up the breakdown in their second spring tour Test against Italy this weekend.

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Rugby Union

Wallaby Rob Simmons to turn up rugby heat on Italy

Rob Simmons.

Georgina Robinson, Turin Rob Simmons will make a switch to the back row in a tactical shake-up pitched at out-powering Italy.

The Breakdown

Timani trades in green and gold for champagne and caviar

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Georgina Robinson After three seasons with the Wallabies, second-rower Sitaleki Timani won't be coming home after the spring tour.

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Rugby

Wallabies coach Ewen McKenzie takes refereeing gripes to IRB

Ewen McKenzie

Georgina Robinson The Wallabies are tackling perceptions of the Australian scrum head-on with a lengthy please-explain submission to the International Rugby Board.

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Rugby

Wallabies shuffle forward pack for Italy Test

Rob Simmons

Georgina Robinson Rob Simmons will make a switch to the back row in a tactical shake-up pitched at overpowering Italy this weekend.

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Rugby

Wallabies prop Benn Robinson feels the pain of defeat

Benn Robinson

Georgina Robinson Benched Wallabies prop Benn Robinson cannot remember a season as poor as this one during his time in a gold jersey.

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Israel Folau looks to follow in Alessandro Del Piero's footsteps

Israel Folau

Georgina Robinson It could be the beginning of a beautiful friendship.

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Rugby Union

World Cup spurs Wallabies

Stephen Moore and Adam Ashley-Cooper.

Georgina Robinson Key players at a loss to explain the Wallabies' endless growing pains.

Rugby

Struggling Wallabies halfback Will Genia ordered to aim up

Will Genia

Georgina Robinson The form of Will Genia is again under the microscope, with Wallabies coach Ewen McKenzie calling on better execution from his halfback.

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Rugby

Wallabies coach Ewen McKenzie refuses to rule out another captaincy shake-up for Italy Test

Ben Mowen

Georgina Robinson Ewen McKenzie is keeping his options open on the Wallabies' captaincy, declaring that form trumps leadership skills and will dictate his decision on who leads Australia against Italy this weekend.

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Rugby

Scott Fardy ruled out of Italy Test as Tatafu Polota-Nau is set for return

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Georgina Robinson Wallabies flanker Scott Fardy has been ruled out of the side's Test against Italy after suffering a concussion in Australia's loss to England last weekend.

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Rugby

Wallabies seek to right the ship during spring tour as World Cup looms

Adam Ashley-Cooper

Georgina Robinson The spectre of the 2015 World Cup must drive the Wallabies to get their spring tour back on track. Adam Ashley-Cooper says there is too much at stake and too few chances to gain experience against...

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Rugby

Wallabies did not see loss coming, says Adam Ashley-Cooper

Adam Ashley-Cooper.

Georgina Robinson The Wallabies' loss to England was all the more disappointing because they did not see it coming, Adam Ashley-Cooper said.

Rugby Union

Wallabies losing ground

Top of the heap: England's Joel Tomkins clears Australian skipper Ben Mowen out of the ruck.

Georgina Robinson Wallabies ''remaining competitive'' despite falling to eighth loss of season.

Rugby

Wallabies coach Ewen McKenzie rues refereeing clanger

Ewen McKenzie

Georgina Robinson Ewen McKenzie kept a lid on his public frustration over a major refereeing oversight that turned the momentum in Australia's dismal loss to England on Saturday.

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Rugby

Wallabies' loss to England bursts mini-bubble

Adam Ashley-Cooper

Georgina Robinson The Wallabies are "remaining competitive" despite falling to their eighth loss of the season and their sixth under Ewen McKenzie, the Australia coach said.

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Rugby

Referee calls had an impact on game, says Ewen McKenzie

Israel Folau.

Georgina Robinson Wallabies coach Ewen McKenzie has lamented two controversial refereeing oversights in Australia's disappointing 20-13 loss to England at Twickenham overnight.

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Rugby

Wallabies fall to England at Twickenham as grand slam dream disappears

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Georgina Robinson The Wallabies fell to their eighth loss of the season after a scrappy performance against England in an ominous start to a gruelling five-Test spring tour.

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Rugby Union

McKenzie out to fix 'broken' Wallabies

Wallabies practice session at Twickenham.

Georgina Robinson Ewen McKenzie inherited a ''broken machine'' when he took over coaching the Wallabies.