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Adam Ashley-Cooper 'clear' about Wallabies redemption

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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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 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.

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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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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Waratahs admit their attack too reliant on Israel Folau 'effect'

'Ready to play' Israel Folau trains with the Waratahs on Tuesday

Georgina Robinson Waratahs attack coach Daryl Gibson has put a sobering voice to what the numbers have been indicating all season.

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Melbourne Rebels have a score to settle with Western Force

Handy inclusion: Cadeyrn Neville will start for the Rebels.

Stathi Paxinos The Melbourne Rebels remember the last time they played the Western Force all too well.

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Waratahs v Bulls

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Last meeting: Round 11 2013 - Bulls 30 bt Waratahs 19 at Loftus Versfeld

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Waratahs face make or break three-week run

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Georgina Robinson The Waratahs face a season-defining next three weeks as they prepare for two home games and their first clash with a New Zealand side.

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Israel Folau returns for Waratahs

Israel Folau returns to the Waratahs starting line-up after missing both matches in South Africa.

Israel Folau will make his Super Rugby comeback on Saturday in a new-look back three for the NSW Waratahs' clash with the Western Force.

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Taking the 'Force Field' to the Waratahs

Nathan Charles

Nathan Charles One of the biggest positives this season has been the depth within the squad and, in particular, the impact our players have had off the reserves bench.

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Israel Folau and Cam Crawford combine for Waratahs' Super Rugby game against Western Force

Back in business: Israel Folau.

Georgina Robinson Perth: The return of Israel Folau and Cam Crawford to the Waratahs' starting line-up for their clash with the Force reunites one of last year's most consistent and productive partnerships.

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Force v Waratahs

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nib Stadium, Perth, Saturday 7.40pm (AEST)

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Stormers v Waratahs

DHL Newlands, Cape Town, Sunday 3.10am (AEST)

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Israel Folau confident Kurtley Beale will direct Waratahs attack in Cape Town

Folau signs with the Waratahs (Thumbnail)

Georgina Robinson Dual international Israel Folau has backed Waratahs teammate Kurtley Beale to right the NSW attack with or without him this week.

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Waratahs brutalised by mauling Sharks in Durban

Jacques Potgieter chagres into the Sharks defence.

Georgina Robinson The Sharks sent an emphatic signal they are the real deal this year with an aggressive 32-10 win over an impotent Waratahs on Saturday.

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Israel Folau out of Stormers clash

Israel Folau

Georgina Robinson Kurtley Beale will return to fullback for the Waratahs' clash against the Stormers.

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Waratahs the Beale deal after Cape Town win

Rugged defence: Waratahs fullback Kurtley Beale stops Stormers winger Sailosi Tagicakiba.

Georgina Robinson CAPE TOWN: The Waratahs smashed the Indian Ocean hoodoo with a commanding 22-11 win over the Stormers at Newlands Stadium on Saturday.

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Waratahs pack becoming a force to be reckoned with, says Stormers coach Allister Coetzee

Carrying his weight: NSW prop Benn Robinson makes inroads against the Stormers.

Georgina Robinson It took an outsider to call it but Stormers coach Allister Coetzee may have finally hit on the source of the hatred between Jake White and Michael Cheika. 

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