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Georgina Robinson

Georgina Robinson is a Sports Reporter for The Sydney Morning Herald

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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Israel Folau returns in style to guide NSW Waratahs to victory over Bulls

Welcome back: Israel Folau made an immediate impact in his return to the Waratahs,

Georgina Robinson It took 24 seconds for Israel Folau to draw a line under a week of controversy and lay a platform for a tight 19-12 victory against the Bulls in Sydney on Saturday.

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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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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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Waratahs face make or break three-week run

Adam Ashley-Cooper

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 confident Kurtley Beale will direct Waratahs attack in Cape Town

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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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Alofa Alofa injury adds to Waratahs casualty list

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Georgina Robinson The Waratahs back line stocks are looking desperately thin after rookie winger Alofa Alofa fell to injury at training on Tuesday.

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Waratahs plan to keep Israel Folau fresh

Strike weapon: Israel Folau takes on the Melbourne Rebels' defence on Friday.

Georgina Robinson The Waratahs will continue to manage Israel Folau's playing duties to keep the fullback fresh and avoid growing dependent on his on-field wizardry.

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Jono Lance gets nod as Michael Cheika shuffles Waratahs back line for Sharks clash

Former Queensland Red, Jono Lance, will start at fullback for the Waratahs.

Georgina Robinson Johannesburg: The Waratahs have staged a major overhaul of their back line after losing fullback Israel Folau to injury.

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Michael Cheika comfortable with Waratahs changes

Michael Cheika

Georgina Robinson Johannesburg: Waratahs coach Michael Cheika says the Sharks would be "naive" to get too carried away with the absence of dual international Israel Folau from the NSW line up this weekend.

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Will Skelton back from the brink for NSW Waratahs

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

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Waratahs hope Rob Horne proves a selection omen for Super Rugby game against Sharks

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 18: Rob Horne in action during a Waratahs Super Rugby training session at Moore Park on February 18, 2014 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Mark Nolan/Getty Images)

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Georgina Robinson Johannesburg: The last time Rob Horne started on the wing, the Waratahs went on to play in the Super Rugby final.

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New standards agreed for Wallabies after Dublin drinking fiasco

Meetings: Wallaby coach Ewen McKenzie.

Georgina Robinson The Australian Rugby Union will develop a uniform set of team protocols spanning Super Rugby and the Wallabies as a result of the fall-out from last year's spring tour controversy.

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Cheika tells Tahs to take game into their own hands

Licence to drill: Michael Cheika has told the Waratahs to 'knock blokes out of the way' in the wake of their loss to the Brumbies.

Georgina Robinson Michael Cheika wants the Waratahs to "knock blokes out of the way" rather than rely on the referee's whistle to decide their fate this season. 

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Michael Cheika sticks with winning Waratahs line-up for grudge match against Brumbies

Georgina Robinson The Waratahs will throw their full attacking arsenal at the Brumbies in what coach Michael Cheika predicts will be an epic clash of footballing styles in Canberra this weekend.