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Georgina Robinson

Georgina Robinson is a Sports Reporter for The Sydney Morning Herald


Rugby puts game changer in play

Georgina Robinson Sydney account manager Jason Fowler didn't know how to tell his teammates at Macquarie University Rugby Club he was gay.

Rugby Union

From 11 to 15, Arthur looking to join Force

Georgina Robinson Former Australian cricket coach in talks to join Perth-based Super Rugby franchise.


Arthur ready to pack down with Force

Mickey Arthur

Georgina Robinson The former coach of the Australian cricket team, Mickey Arthur, is in talks to join Perth-based Super Rugby franchise the Western Force.

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Penalised Wallabies want answers after NZ's cynical tactics kill advantage

Stephen Moore

Georgina Robinson The fall-out from the second Bledisloe Cup Test continued on Sunday, with the Wallabies accusing the All Blacks of playing cynically to ''kill the ball'' after the referee calls penalty advantage.

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Rugby Union

McKenzie not happy with bench

Wallabies coach Ewen McKenzie

Georgina Robinson Ewen McKenzie will go back to the drawing board for next Test against South Africa.


McKenzie laments poor impact from his reserves

Ewen McKenzie

Georgina Robinson Ewen McKenzie will go back to the drawing board for the Wallabies' next Test, against South Africa, but may be constrained on selections after a disappointing performance from the bench on Saturday...

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McKenzie not two happy with ref's crucial call

Ewen McKenzie

Georgina Robinson If the Wallabies' first three points were five, would Australia have lived to fight another day for the Bledisloe Cup? Ewen McKenzie seems to think so.

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Rugby Union

Kiwis hand Wallabies a lesson

Shoulder to shoulder: Australia's Matt Toomua competes for the ball with All Black Kieran Read.

Georgina Robinson Wallabies' growing pains continue under new coach Ewen McKenzie with a 27-16 loss.


Bledisloe II 2013: Israel Folau scores only Wallabies try in loss to All Blacks

Israel Folau

Georgina Robinson The Wallabies' growing pains continued under new coach Ewen McKenzie with a 27-16 loss in Wellington on Saturday ensuring the Bledisloe Cup stays across the Tasman Sea for an 11th straight year.

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Up front and personal

Ben Alexander

Georgina Robinson IT COMES at the end of the conversation, buried between a couple of different thoughts on career longevity, but is no less powerful than if he had proclaimed it on the shores of Wellington's Oriental...

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Rugby Union

Wallabies aiming to silence critics

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - AUGUST 17:  James Horwill of the Wallabies looks on during The Rugby Championship Bledisloe Cup match between the Australian Wallabies and the New Zealand All Blacks at ANZ Stadium on August 17, 2013 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Matt King/Getty Images)

Georgina Robinson Wallabies hope for more nuanced assault on All Blacks in Wellington on Saturday.

Aggression therapy for Wallabies


Georgina Robinson After a week of painful flashbacks, the Wallabies hope to expunge the ghosts of Bledisloe Cups lost with an aggressive but more nuanced assault on the All Blacks in Wellington on Saturday.

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Tom Taylor to be targeted by Wallabies

WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND - AUGUST 22:  Tom Taylor of the All Blacks poses for a portrait during a New Zealand All Blacks Media Session at the InterContinental Hotel on August 22, 2013 in Wellington, New Zealand.  (Photo by Phil Walter/Getty Images)

Georgina Robinson After watching his five-eighth take the heat from the All Blacks last week, Will Genia says it is time to turn the tables on New Zealand debutant Tom Taylor in Wellington on Saturday.

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Rugby Union

Wallabies aim to bounce back

Ewen McKenzie.

Georgina Robinson If Wallabies thought they could leave disappointment of first Bledisloe Test behind they had another thing coming.

The Breakdown

Bloke of few words can let his 100 Tests do the talking

Georgina Robinson

Georgina Robinson They don't make them like Tony Woodcock any more. The taciturn prop from a farm north-west of Auckland turned up in a pair of battered pluggers (jandals, bro!) to take questions from journalists...

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No escape as McKenzie puts on video nasty at lunchtime

Michael Hooper

Georgina Robinson Sometimes the players like nothing better than to leave town after a loss like last week's Bledisloe Cup shocker.

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Losing Bledisloe Cup not an option for All Blacks class of 2013, says Dagg

Israel Dagg

Georgina Robinson New Zealand fullback Israel Dagg says there is no secret to keeping complacency at bay within the All Blacks, just pure hatred of losing.

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Kurtley Beale signs with Waratahs

Kurtley Beale

Georgina Robinson The Wallabies playmaker and former Rebel has signed a one-year deal with the Waratahs, returning to the club at which he made his Super Rugby debut six years ago.

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All Blacks wary of 'dangerous' Wallabies

Steve Hansen.

Georgina Robinson A quiet Wallaby is a dangerous Wallaby. All Blacks coach Steve Hansen believes Australia have withdrawn into themselves after their first Test shellacking and will play as if they have a massive...

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McKenzie calls for truce on Cooper, leaves him on bench

Quade Cooper

Georgina Robinson Ewen McKenzie has defended under-fire five-eighth Quade Cooper but kept him on the bench for the second Bledisloe Cup clash in Wellington on Saturday.

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