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Adam Ashley-Cooper ready to break finals curse with NSW Waratahs

Georgina Robinson Decorated Waratahs utility Adam Ashley-Cooper may be six games off his Test century but he has rotten luck in finals football. 

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Adam Ashley-Cooper wary of Hurricanes backline

Adam Ashley-Cooper is crunched by the Bulls' defence.

Georgina Robinson The Waratahs are coming up against one of the most superb back lines in Super Rugby this weekend.

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Waratahs won't mistake Lions for pussycats, says Adam Ashley-Cooper

Georgina Robinson Physical dominance will stop the Waratahs tripping up on a potential banana skin of a game in Sydney on Sunday.

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Adam Ashley-Cooper 'clear' about Wallabies redemption

Adam Ashley-Cooper

Rupert Guinness, Georgina Robinson Waratahs back Adam Ashley-Cooper has a clear understanding of what is expected of him as a Wallaby under coach Ewen McKenzie in the aftermath of last year's spring tour controversy.

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Adam Ashley-Cooper and Nick Cummins set to return for Wallabies

Nick Cummins.

Jim Morton Banished three-quarters Adam Ashley-Cooper and Nick Cummins appear set to return to the Wallabies' starting side for their pivotal tour-ending Test against Wales next weekend.

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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.

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Adam Ashley-Cooper upset by booze link

Adam Ashley-Cooper.

Jim Morton Late owl Adam Ashley-Cooper wasn't drinking excessively but the Wallabies have "made an example of him" by banning him due to his seniority.

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Adam Ashley-Cooper comes to terms with Australian rugby

Adam Ashley-Cooper.

NSW Waratahs and Wallabies back Adam Ashley-Cooper will stay in Australian rugby for another two years and will be available for the 2015 World Cup in England.

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Super Rugby semi-final: Stylish NSW Waratahs rekindle fans' love of football

Spiro Zavos dinkus

Spiro Zavos Virtue has its own rewards. At 9.27pm last Monday a media release from the Waratahs franchise popped up on my laptop. It had this exuberant headline: "Over 33,000 Tickets Snapped Up For Tahs.

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The adaptable Adam Ashley-Cooper

Adam Ashley-Cooper.

Stathi Paxinos It is somewhat apt that Adam Ashley-Cooper played his first Test for Australia without a number on the back of his jersey.

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NSW Waratahs flanker Stephen Hoiles puts emotion of Brumbies reunion behind him

Emotion won't be a factor for Stephen Hoiles against the Brumbies.

David Polkinghorne Stephen Hoiles already has the emotion of playing the Super Rugby club he captained out of his system.

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NSW Waratahs v ACT Brumbies

Israel Folau.

Allianz Stadium, Sydney, Saturday 7.40pm (AEST)

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Brumbies winger Henry Speight included in Wallabies squad

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Chris Dutton ACT Brumbies winger Henry Speight has been included in the Wallabies squad for the Rugby Championships, despite the Fijian-born winger not being available for selection until September 11.

Henry Speight named in Wallabies squad for Rugby Championship

New Wallaby: Brumbies flyer Henry Speight.

Georgina Robinson Rampaging Brumbies winger Henry Speight is the only new name in the Wallabies squad to play in the Rugby Championship next month. 

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Kurtley Beale in running to play five-eighth for Wallabies

Option for Wallaby 10 ... Kurtley Beale

Georgina Robinson Wallabies coach Ewen McKenzie says he sees "no reason" why Kurtley Beale cannot nab the coveted Wallabies No.10 jersey from NSW teammate Bernard Foley in the coming Rugby Championship. 

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Israel Folau and Jacques Potgieter back to boost Waratahs as Michael Cheika brushes off mind games

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Georgina Robinson Waratahs coach Michael Cheika says victory over arch rivals the Brumbies is the only way to silence his side's critics

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The All Blacks factor means the Crusaders will win Super Rugby title

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Jeff Wilson History tell us that the New South Wales Waratahs are now the favourites to win this year's Super Rugby championship.

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Hitman Jacques Potgieter in Waratahs' frame for Brumbies Super Rugby blockbuster

Jacques Potgieter, seen here during a Waratahs training session on Monday, is in the box seat for a return to the second row.

Georgina Robinson Rampaging NSW second-rower Jacques Potgieter is likely to return to the starting line-up against the Brumbies in the Waratahs' first sudden-death finals encounter in three years.

Phil Waugh hails complete Waratahs

Bernard Foley has made a difference to the Waratahs.

Darren Walton The NSW Waratahs have received the ultimate nod of approval, with the state's most-capped player declaring Michael Cheika's record-setting class of 2014 as possibly the most complete team in Super...

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Coach Michael Cheika promises full force Waratahs against Queensland

Waratahs coach Michael Cheika.

Georgina Robinson Michael Cheika has quashed speculation the Waratahs will not field a full strength team for their clash with Queensland on Saturday, saying to do so would promote a "bad mindset" within the minor...

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