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Georgina Robinson is a Sports Reporter for The Sydney Morning Herald

Union

Waratahs pack down for Brumbies test

Georgina Robinson The NSW pack will face their biggest test yet when they take on a revved-up Brumbies in Canberra this weekend.

Rugby

Waratahs hard man Wycliff Palu wary of Brumbies trip

Taking nothing for granted: Wycliff Palu.

Georgina Robinson The Waratahs hard man has grown to dread the three-hour bus ride down the Hume Highway to Canberra, not least because wins there have been so hard to come by for NSW.

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Rugby

Bledisloe no dead rubber to Wallabies, says Simmons

Rob Simmons

Georgina Robinson Rob Simmons is one of a handful of current Wallabies who remember what it feels like to beat the All Blacks.

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Rugby union

James Horwill stripped of Wallabies captaincy for England Test

horwill

Georgina Robinson London: James Horwill has been dropped as Wallabies captain with instructions to regain his abrasive form in clash against England at Twickenham on Saturday.

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Rugby Union

Wallaby Rob Simmons to turn up rugby heat on Italy

Rob Simmons.

Georgina Robinson, Turin Rob Simmons will make a switch to the back row in a tactical shake-up pitched at out-powering Italy.

Rugby

Nick Cummins says real test still to come for Wallabies

Nick Cummins

Georgina Robinson Wallabies winger Nick Cummins was refusing to let his two-try, man-of-the-match performance against Italy go to his – or the team's – head on Sunday.

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Rugby union

Wallabies prepare for Ireland's choke tactic

Sekope Kepu and wallabies play ireland

Georgina Robinson The Wallabies welcome back Scott Fardy in anticipation of a fierce battle against Ireland.

Rugby

Wallabies ring the changes in readiness for torrid Test against Ireland

Scott Fardy

Georgina Robinson DUBLIN: The Wallabies will welcome back breakdown pest Scott Fardy and keep fetcher Liam Gill on the bench in anticipation of a fierce contact battle against Ireland at the weekend.

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Rugby

Wallabies stand down six, warn nine over Dublin booze binge

Adam Ashley-Cooper

Georgina Robinson The Wallabies have sensationally stood down six players for their Test against Scotland and sanctioned a further nine for staying out late and drinking in Dublin last week.

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Rugby union

Weakened Wallabies face big battle against Scotland

Matt Toomua of Australia.

Georgina Robinson Coach Ewen McKenzie says the Wallabies are facing one of their 'greatest challenges'.

Rugby

Scotland a test of character for everyone: Ewen McKenzie

Ewen McKenzie

Georgina Robinson The Wallabies are facing one of their "greatest challenges" against Scotland this weekend after losing eight of their top squad in a horror week of controversy and injuries.

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Rugby

The Lions, the pitch and the hard road

Image shows James Horwill.

Georgina Robinson ASK three great rugby brains from three different eras to pick their Wallabies XV on the eve of the official squad announcement for next month's British and Irish Lions tour and you are bound to have...

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New man banks on fresh faces to help end drought

Ewen McKenzie

Georgina Robinson Australia's decade-long Bledisloe Cup drought has prompted Wallabies coach Ewen McKenzie to axe his most experienced prop and blood eight new players before the Rugby Championship.

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Rugby

Toomua delighted to get first crack at No.10

Matt Toomua

Georgina Robinson Matt Toomua assumed Quade Cooper would be Ewen McKenzie's starting five-eighth in the Wallabies' opening Bledisloe Cup Test in Sydney on Saturday.

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Rugby

Up front and personal

Ben Alexander

Georgina Robinson IT COMES at the end of the conversation, buried between a couple of different thoughts on career longevity, but is no less powerful than if he had proclaimed it on the shores of Wellington's Oriental...

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Rugby Union

McKenzie not happy with bench

Wallabies coach Ewen McKenzie

Georgina Robinson Ewen McKenzie will go back to the drawing board for next Test against South Africa.

Rugby

McKenzie laments poor impact from his reserves

Ewen McKenzie

Georgina Robinson Ewen McKenzie will go back to the drawing board for the Wallabies' next Test, against South Africa, but may be constrained on selections after a disappointing performance from the bench on Saturday...

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Rugby

McKenzie calls for truce on Cooper, leaves him on bench

Quade Cooper

Georgina Robinson Ewen McKenzie has defended under-fire five-eighth Quade Cooper but kept him on the bench for the second Bledisloe Cup clash in Wellington on Saturday.

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Rugby Union

Cooper bolsters squad to take on Springboks

Georgina Robinson Quade Cooper will make his first start for the Wallabies in almost 12 months after being named at five-eighth in a back line hailed by the Springboks as 'one of the best' they have faced.

Rugby

Quade Cooper named to start for Wallabies as Israel Folau moved to fullback

15 Jesse Mogg during the during the Bledisloe Cup Game 1 Qantas Wallabies vs  All Blacks ANZ Stadium 17th august 2013Photography Brendan Esposito
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Georgina Robinson Quade Cooper has been named at five-eighth and Israel Folau will play fullback for the Wallabies in the Rugby Championship game against South Africa in Brisbane on Saturday night.

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