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Georgina Robinson

Georgina Robinson is a Sports Reporter for The Sydney Morning Herald


Will Skelton back from the brink for NSW Waratahs

Georgina Robinson This time last year Will Skelton was an oversized play thing for the Waratahs' athletic development team.


NSW Waratahs won't rest on laurels when it comes to lineout issues

Mufti day: The Waratahs trained in their club kits on Monday.

Georgina Robinson The Waratahs will zero in on their set-piece this week to arrest an unexpected decline in quality there this season.

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Brumbies' stampede a model for how to deal with Waratahs' attack

Relaxed: Israel Folau at Monday’s training run.

Georgina Robinson The Brumbies have given every Super Rugby team in the competition the best indication yet of how to take the sting out of the Waratahs' attack.

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Gary Flowers to chair North Harbour Rays bid to join the National Rugby Championship

Back in the fold: Former Australian Rugby Union chief executive Gary Flowers.

Georgina Robinson Former Australian Rugby Union chief executive Gary Flowers is stepping back into the rugby fray as chairman of the prospective North Harbour Rays bid to join the National Rugby Championship.

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The Breakdown: Cam Crawford is waiting in the wings for the Waratahs

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Georgina Robinson He was a NSW success story last year, scoring eight tries in seven games and establishing himself as a key figure in the "new Waratahs" under Michael Cheika.

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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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The Breakdown

Super-duper: Competition on grand scale, with up to five new clubs mooted to join

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Georgina Robinson Super Rugby is on the verge of its biggest ever expansion, with at least one and up to five new teams set to join the competition from 2016.

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ARU moves to kill off club player payments

Bill Pulver

Georgina Robinson Sydney clubs will have their funding cut if they pay players because the Australian Rugby Union plans to return club rugby to its amateur days.

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The Breakdown

Feathers fly over controversial plan to strip Sydney clubs of best players

Fairfax Media writer

Georgina Robinson Put the Australian Rugby Union boss in a room full of Sydney club presidents with a proposal to strip said clubs of their best players and watch the feathers fly.

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The Breakdown

Uni's dominance sparks online dispute

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Georgina Robinson While the James O'Connor controversy roars afresh, consider another post-game furore from the weekend.

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Barnes and Mitchell to make comebacks from the bench

Berrick Barnes

Georgina Robinson Waratahs coach Michael Cheika has taken out kicking insurance for his side's must-win clash against the Stormers this weekend, backing Test back Berrick Barnes to start from the bench after just 20...

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Beale's gallop in green wins tick of approval

SPORT: Kurtley Beale, from Randwick, in his first game back after
rehab. Photo by Brianne Makin


Georgina Robinson Passers-by at Coogee's Latham Park on Thursday night might have noticed a group of teenagers playing touch football.

The Breakdown

New Waratahs recruits plant seed of doubt in players' minds

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Georgina Robinson Tom Kingston's move to Melbourne speaks of a measure of uncertainty in the Waratahs back line.

Catt happy to be mauled by Lions

Lewie Catt

Georgina Robinson There has surely never been a man happier to cop a 64-0 thumping in front of a home crowd than Newcastle's Lewie Catt.

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Roller-coaster ride finishes with a career highlight for two-try hero Carter

Tom Carter.

Georgina Robinson In the space of three weeks, Tom Carter was relegated to Shute Shield duties, captained NSW to victory against the Force and scored two tries against the British and Irish Lions in front of the...

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Hart attack: Waratahs select rookie halfback

Waratahs training. Lakeside Moore Park.
pic shows new waratahs recruits Nathan Trist (L) and Grayson Hart
Thursday 8th December, 2011
SMH SPORT pics by anthony

Georgina Robinson Waratahs rookies Grayson Hart and Bernard Foley will partner in the halves in a shock selection for the Brumbies game this weekend.


Tahs give tweet nothings the axe

Lachie Turner

Georgina Robinson THE Waratahs have had four separate spoof Twitter accounts suspended or amended this year for impersonating players or using sponsors' logos.

New Waratah grateful shield has helped him Shute for the top

Michael Hodge

Georgina Robinson IT'S been a big week for Waratahs recruit Michael Hodge.

Student graduates from Uni to Tahs

Sydney University

Georgina Robinson OLLIE ATKINS could be forgiven for thinking he drew the short straw as he sat clutching his cheek in the emergency room at Concord Hospital while his Sydney University teammates celebrated victory in...


Waratahs add gun rookies to squad


Georgina Robinson The Waratahs have confirmed the signings of Shute Shield rookie of the year Jed Holloway and former Reds five-eighth Sam Lane in their line up for next season.