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Georgina Robinson

Georgina Robinson is a Sports Reporter for The Sydney Morning Herald

Bryan Habana: The 100-Test Springboks winger who personifies the new South Africa

Georgina Robinson Bryan Habana always talks about what rugby has done for him.

Michael Hooper defends Wycliff Palu over 'dogging' accusation

Defender: Michael Hooper, left, and Wycliff Palu playing for the Wallabies.

Georgina Robinson Michael Hooper has leapt to the defence of Wallabies team mate Wycliff Palu after the veteran No.8 was accused of "dogging it" against the All Blacks and repeatedly letting down Australia.

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Springboks glasses to help jet lag before Rugby Championship clash with Wallabies

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Georgina Robinson The Springboks are trialling top secret new technology to give themselves an edge in the gruelling Rugby Championship.

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Gritty Matt Hodgson can give Wallabies inside edge in battle with Springboks

Veteran: Matt Hodgson is known for his toughness.

Georgina Robinson Nothing less than true grit will get the Wallabies over the line against South Africa in Perth, and Matt Hodgson knows it. 

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Nick Phipps says Wallabies will play for honour against Springboks

In full flight: Wallaby Nick Phipps.

Georgina Robinson Waratahs halfback Nick Phipps says the Wallabies are out to earn back their "honour" in Perth this weekend.

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Springboks coach Heyneke Meyer full of praise for wounded Wallabies

Experienced: South African Victor Matfield.

Georgina Robinson Springboks coach Heyneke Meyer has turned to his most experienced players to prevent a Wallabies comeback in Perth this weekend. 

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Wallabies Test brings Springboks' Bryan Habana both pain and satisfaction

Springboks flyer Bryan Habana.

Georgina Robinson The Wallabies have been the source of great pain and great satisfaction in Bryan Habana's glittering Test career. 

Ewen McKenzie still searching for ideal back line

Bernard Foley is back at five-eighth for the Wallabies.

Georgina Robinson Ewen McKenzie has conceded the Wallabies are still searching for a winning back-line combination after a disappointing start to the Rugby Championship.

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Wallabies to debut Bernard Foley-Nick Phipps halves combination

Super form: Ewen McKenzie is set to give Bernard Foley a shot in the Wallabies No.10 jumper.

Georgina Robinson Ewen McKenzie is set to debut the Super Rugby title-winning combination of Bernard Foley and Nick Phipps on Tuesday when he names the side to take on South Africa at Paterson's Stadium.

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Springboks want to deny Israel Folau opportunities in Test

Always a threat: Wallaby fullback Israel Folau.

Georgina Robinson Perth: The Springboks will look to "cut off supply" to Israel Folau to continue a remarkable 90 per cent success rate on the road for the past two years. 

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Ewen McKenzie hints at strategic changes to Wallabies

Will he stay at No.10?: Kurtley Beale with teammates after the loss to New Zealand.

Georgina Robinson Wallabies coach Ewen McKenzie admits the side is under the pump and needs to front up physically for their coming Test against the Springboks next week.

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Wallabies suffer in silence after battering by All Blacks

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Georgina Robinson It can be hard to silence Gen Y sometimes, such is their need to be heard and understood – not to mention "favourited", "liked" and "double-tapped".

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Australian Rugby Union changes contract rules in bid to keep elite players

Wanted man: Israel Folau plays against the All Blacks.

Georgina Robinson The Australian Rugby Union has armed itself with what it hopes will be a powerful tool to keep its top players in Australia and lure a few big names to sevens before the Rio de Janeiro Olympics in...

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Captain Michael Hooper says Wallabies will hear some home truths in first get-together after thrashing by All Blacks

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Georgina Robinson Test captain Michael Hooper says the Wallabies will hear a few home truths when they come back together for the first time since one of their worst-ever losses to the All Blacks.

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Wallabies coach Ewen McKenzie keen for Kurtley Beale to quickly sort his playing future

Deadly combination: Beale credits his improved form to a greater understanding with Bernard Foley.

Georgina Robinson The Waratahs are hopeful of locking in off-contract playmaker Kurtley Beale within a fortnight. 

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Year to savour keeps on giving for Waratahs' Michael Hooper with Matthew Burke Cup

Top Tah ... Michael Hooper celebrates after winning the Super Rugby title.

Georgina Robinson Michael Hooper has put the misery of Australia's Bledisloe Cup drubbing behind him to take out top honours at the Waratahs' annual awards night.

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Coach Ewen McKenzie left scratching his head as Wallabies take a break

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Georgina Robinson Ewen McKenzie will go back to the drawing board after the All Blacks took a nine-inch nail to the bubble of optimism in Australian rugby in Auckland at the weekend.

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James Horwill gets chance to impress Ewen McKenzie in National Rugby Championship

James Horwill will get a chance to push his Wallaby claims in the NRC

Georgina Robinson Experienced Wallabies second-rower James Horwill will join a number of Test players in the second round of the National Rugby Championship this weekend.

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Fears Wallaby Pat McCabe has injured his neck again

All Blacks winger Julian Savea finds Pat McCabe hindering his run as Scott Fardy looks on during Saturday night's Bledisloe Cup game in Auckland.

Georgina Robinson Two Tests into a comeback against the odds, Wallabies winger Pat McCabe appears to have reinjured his neck in Australia's 51-20 loss to New Zealand. 

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We've got a lot of work to do on defence, says Wallabies star Israel Folau

Desperate struggle: Israel Folau is tackled in Auckland.

Georgina Robinson Dual international Israel Folau has described the All Blacks’ Bledisloe Cup lesson as one of the toughest losses of his career.

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