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Georgina Robinson

Georgina Robinson is a Sports Reporter for The Sydney Morning Herald

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Benn Robinson optimistic about Waratahs' year

Georgina Robinson Johannesburg: Veteran prop Benn Robinson has a feeling this year is "different" for NSW.

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Waratahs prop Benn Robinson returns Springboks jersey thought to have been lost for decades

Safely returned: David Malan and Benn Robinson with the jersey that had been thought to be lost.

Georgina Robinson Wallaby Benn Robinson was on a mission to return former Springbok captain Abie Malan's missing jersey to his son in Cape Town.

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Wallabies prop Benn Robinson feels the pain of defeat

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Georgina Robinson Benched Wallabies prop Benn Robinson cannot remember a season as poor as this one during his time in a gold jersey.

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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

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Wallabies coach Ewen McKenzie takes latest injuries in his stride

No Wallabies call-up ... Benn Robinson after the Waratahs won the Super Rugby title on Saturday.

Georgina Robinson Ewen McKenzie insists there is no "crisis" in the Wallabies' front row stocks despite injury claiming two players in as many days.

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Hitman Jacques Potgieter in Waratahs' frame for Brumbies Super Rugby blockbuster

Jacques Potgieter, seen here during a Waratahs training session on Monday, is in the box seat for a return to the second row.

Georgina Robinson Rampaging NSW second-rower Jacques Potgieter is likely to return to the starting line-up against the Brumbies in the Waratahs' first sudden-death finals encounter in three years.

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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.

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A win and then goodbye from Kane Douglas

''It definitely won't sink in for a few weeks, or until I realise I'm not going to training any more and I'm not going to see them guys again,'': Kane Douglas.

Georgina Robinson This was the title for everyone.

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Israel Folau out of clash with Reds

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Georgina Robinson Israel Folau will miss the Waratahs' final-round clash with the Reds after failing to recover from a corked thigh.

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Cam Crawford runs on for NSW Waratahs for rested Israel Folau

Opportunity knocks: Cam Crawford will get a chance to show his wares at fullback against the Reds.

Georgina Robinson They will be missing marquee players Israel Folau and Jacques Potgieter but the Waratahs are in no mood to take Saturday's dead rubber against Queensland lying down. 

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Crunch time for Waratahs, and Michael Cheika knows it

Eyeing a Brumbies scalp: Sekope Kepu.

Georgina Robinson NSW coach Michael Cheika said on Friday a win against the Brumbies was more important than his wife and family. If that smacks of sporting melodrama, here are the facts.

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Michael Cheika asks Waratahs to aim for next level

Expectations rising: The Waratahs train at Moore Park on Tuesday before meeting the Highlanders on Sunday.

Georgina Robinson Michael Cheika has warned the Waratahs will have to make "the biggest sacrifices" of their season to win a game that could ensure them a home semi-final in Sydney.

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Waratahs beat Brumbies to lead ladder but lose Dave Dennis to knee injury

Down and out: Waratahs captain Dave Dennis has his injured knee treated during Saturday night's match against the Brumbies.

Georgina Robinson The Waratahs rocketed to the top of the Super Rugby ladder with a five-try bonus-point win over arch rivals the Brumbies but will navigate a treacherous final two rounds and finals campaign without...

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NSW Waratahs suffer a defeat of their own making against Blues

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Georgina Robinson If the Waratahs fail to make the finals it will be a disaster of their own making.

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Michael Hooper says Waratahs' fate still in their hands

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Georgina Robinson The Waratahs have called on the experience of veterans Matt Carraro and Wycliff Palu to right their faltering season against the Hurricanes in Sydney this weekend. 

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Waratahs coach Michael Cheika says top two finish in sights

Adam Ashley-Cooper is crunched by the Bulls' defence.

Georgina Robinson The Waratahs are "on track" but must keep improving to reach their goal of a top two finish, according to coach Michael Cheika.

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Big names benched for Waratahs as Cheika wields the axe

Selection casualty: Wallabies prop Sekope Kepu.

Georgina Robinson The Waratahs have called on the experience of veterans Matt Carraro and Wycliff Palu to right their faltering season against the Hurricanes in Sydney this weekend.

NSW Waratahs sweat on Jacques Potgieter's fitness

Leg injury: Jacques Potgieter sat out training on Tuesday with bone bruising.

Georgina Robinson The Waratahs have delayed naming a team for their Sunday afternoon clash with the Lions to give key loose forward Jacques Potgieter time to recover from a leg injury.

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Former Melbourne Rebel Nick Phipps prepared for southern uprising against NSW Waratahs

Inside knowledge: NSW halfback Nick Phipps.

Georgina Robinson The Rebels will be out to recapture that winning feeling against the Waratahs after claiming a major scalp in Brisbane last week.

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Kane Douglas shouldn't be ignored for French Tests, says Nathan Grey

Still deserving: Waratahs assistant coach Nathan Grey hopes the Wallabies stick with Kane Douglas (right).

Georgina Robinson Waratahs assistant coach and former Wallaby Nathan Grey says he hopes Kane Douglas will not be punished for his decision to play in Ireland next year.

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