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Georgina Robinson

Georgina Robinson is a Sports Reporter for The Sydney Morning Herald

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Halfbacks, hookers and whistleblowers struggle with revised scrum laws

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Georgina Robinson It was the referees and halfbacks you felt for most during the international debut of new scrum laws on Saturday night.

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All Blacks wary of 'dangerous' Wallabies

Steve Hansen.

Georgina Robinson A quiet Wallaby is a dangerous Wallaby. All Blacks coach Steve Hansen believes Australia have withdrawn into themselves after their first Test shellacking and will play as if they have a massive...

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The Breakdown

Bloke of few words can let his 100 Tests do the talking

Georgina Robinson

Georgina Robinson They don't make them like Tony Woodcock any more. The taciturn prop from a farm north-west of Auckland turned up in a pair of battered pluggers (jandals, bro!) to take questions from journalists...

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Kepu returns as injury woes continue for Wallabies

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Georgina Robinson The Wallabies forward pack has been buffeted by yet another injury-enforced change, with prop Ben Alexander withdrawing from Saturday's Bledisloe Test match with a wrist injury.

Slipper and Hanson to face their acid test

James Slipper

Georgina Robinson LATE injuries in the Wallabies front row have forced Australia to make their third reshuffle in a week in a chaotic run-up to the final Bledisloe Cup Test in Brisbane tomorrow night.

Rugby

Breakaway bonanza spoils Deans for choice

Robbie Deans

Georgina Robinson MICHAEL HOOPER'S barnstorming first season for the Wallabies looks set to catapult him into a time-share arrangement with returning openside David Pocock.

Wales says All Black punch 'an absolute disgrace'

Andrew Hore

Georgina Robinson Wales has labelled New Zealand hooker Andrew Hore's alleged attack on Welsh lock Bradley Davies an "absolute disgrace".

Dennis awaits the menace of giant Charteris

Dave Dennis

Georgina Robinson CARDIFF: As competitive as Dave Dennis is, the versatile Wallabies loose forward might be praying for the return of injured teammate Kane Douglas if it will save him from defending a lineout against...

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Pocock ready to break down Wales after doing homework

David Pocock

Georgina Robinson CARDIFF: Returning breakaway David Pocock says the breakdown will be the defining battle zone between Australia and Wales at Millennium Stadium on Saturday.

Tahs take 12 hours to jump the ditch

Georgina Robinson This had better not be an omen.

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Watered Waratahs alert to another Kiwi drenching

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 07:  Berrick Barnes of the Waratahs calls out to team mates during a Waratahs Super Rugby training session at Victoria Barracks on March 7, 2012 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)

Georgina Robinson THIS had better not be an omen for tomorrow. In apocalyptic conditions, the Waratahs arrived at Sydney Airport yesterday morning to learn their flight was cancelled.