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Georgina Robinson

Georgina Robinson is a Sports Reporter for The Sydney Morning Herald

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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

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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

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Georgina Robinson The Wallabies' loss to England was all the more disappointing because they did not see it coming, Adam Ashley-Cooper said.

Ewen Mckenzie's Wallabies: same guys, different tactics for Eden Park

Wallabies coach Ewen McKenzie announces the team for the second Bledisloe Cup Test in Sydney on Tuesday.

Georgina Robinson The Wallabies are on high alert for a harder-edged All Blacks outfit in their must-win second Bledisloe Cup clash in Auckland on Saturday.

Kurtley Beale remains at five-eighth for game two of Bledisloe Cup

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Georgina Robinson Wallabies coach Ewen McKenzie has backed the same team to go one better than last week's draw and crack the Eden Park hoodoo against the All Blacks this weekend.

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Wallabies' front row takes another hit but Sekope Kepu has faith

Georgina Robinson Experienced Test prop Sekope Kepu says the Wallabies can rise above a litany of injuries to match a seasoned All Blacks pack in front of more than 70,000 people at ANZ Stadium this weekend.

Kurtley Beale selected as Wallabies' five-eighth for Bledisloe Cup

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Georgina Robinson Kurtley Beale will wear the Wallabies No.10 jersey for the first time since 2012 in an overhauled Australian back line to play the All Blacks on Saturday.

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Bernard Foley pushes through pain after Kurtley Beale selection shock

Pleasure and pain: Bernard Foley trains with the Wallabies last week, but he has lost his No.10 jumper for the opening Bledisloe Cup encounter.

Georgina Robinson Good friends, title-winning teammates and fierce rivals. 

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Israel Folau happy with his game despite lean trot on tries

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Georgina Robinson It is the rarest case of second-year syndrome and Israel Folau says he is a willing sufferer if it helps the Wallabies pull off a drought-breaking Bledisloe Cup win this year.

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Kurtley Beale man to give Wallabies winning edge, says Ewen McKenzie

Smiling assassin: Wallabies No.10 Kurtley Beale.

Georgina Robinson The search for a Bledisloe Cup-winning edge prompted Ewen McKenzie to dump match-winning playmaker Bernard Foley and hand the No.10 jersey to a resurgent Kurtley Beale for the first time in two years.

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Pat McCabe set to cap Super comeback season with Wallabies start

Fairytale return: Pat McCabe.

Georgina Robinson Storming Brumbies back Pat McCabe looks set for his first Test start in almost two years when the Wallabies take on New Zealand in the Bledisloe Cup opener next week.

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Coach Ewen McKenzie can afford a 'grunt-laugh' after turning around Wallabies

Eye on the prize: Michael Hooper casts a glance towards the Bledisloe Cup in Penrith on Friday.

Georgina Robinson They have been Ewen McKenzie's Wallabies for a year now and bear the scars and bruises to prove it. 

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Waratahs coach Michael Cheika says Kane Douglas should have gotten Wallabies call-up

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Georgina Robinson Waratahs coach Michael Cheika said workhorse second rower Kane Douglas "deserved" to wear a Wallabies jersey this year despite his upcoming move to Ireland.

Five reasons the Waratahs will win the Super Rugby grand final

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Georgina Robinson The key players who can deliver the Waratahs a maiden Super Rugby title?

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Tatafu Polota-Nau injury causes anxiety for Wallabies

Agony: An injury to Tatafu Polota-Nau could cause maximum pain for the Wallabies.

Georgina Robinson The Wallabies' plans for a Bledisloe Cup upset have taken a body blow with a major cloud over Test hooker Tatafu Polota-Nau.

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NSW Waratahs claim first Super Rugby title with 33-32 win over Crusaders

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Georgina Robinson The Waratahs have ended almost two decades of pain, winning their maiden Super Rugby title by the slimmest of margins.

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NSW coach Michael Cheika inspired by Tiger Woods commentary

Blue salute: The Waratahs celebrate their Super Rugby triumph against the Crusaders.

Georgina Robinson Television commentary on Tiger Woods in his prime inspired NSW coach Michael Cheika to buy 25 golf clubs for his players and tell them to "tee off" on the Crusaders in their quest of Super Rugby...

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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