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Georgina Robinson

Georgina Robinson is a Sports Reporter for The Sydney Morning Herald

All Blacks winger Cory Jane has dig of his own at Wallabies No.10 Kurtley Beale

Georgina Robinson All Blacks winger Cory Jane has taken a leaf out of his coach's book and dared Wallabies five-eighth Kurtley Beale to defend in the front line against New Zealand in the opening Bledisloe Cup Test.


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.


Israel Folau pushes for Australian Rugby Union to add sabbaticals option

Israel Folau says he is happy playing in Australia but can understand why players might want to take up offers overseas and still be available for Test selection.

Georgina Robinson Dual international Israel Folau has added his voice to calls for the Australian Rugby Union to introduce sabbaticals for its top players.

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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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Ashley-Cooper well prepared for Carter's pressure test

Adam Ashley-Cooper

Georgina Robinson THE Wallabies have spent the week analysing All Blacks five-eighth Dan Carter's game in an effort to prepare themselves for an onslaught of pressure in Brisbane tomorrow night.

Inside man keen to put Nonu nightmare to bed


Georgina Robinson THERE will be many things running through Pat McCabe's head when he takes the field opposite Ma'a Nonu in the final Bledisloe Test tonight. The pair's last encounter will not be one of them.


Moore warns of threat Azzurri pose under new coach

Stephen Moore

Georgina Robinson FLORENCE: The Wallabies must bottle the confidence gained from their improved attacking and victory over England and play a tighter, more disciplined game early against Italy this weekend, Stephen...

Forget Cooper, I've got a Test to run, says Deans

Robbie Deans.

Georgina Robinson Wallabies coach Robbie Deans has declined to comment on uncertainty surrounding Quade Cooper's future in Australian rugby.


A little word of caution: do not talk to driver while Big Black Bus is in motion


Georgina Robinson Picture bulky Crusaders centre Robbie Fruean on his haunches, gasping for breath. See fleet-footed fullback Israel Dagg bounce off a tackle and hit the turf, legs splayed.


Folau making strong case for Wallabies spot, says Gibson

Israel Folau

Georgina Robinson Each time Wallabies coach Robbie Deans jots down a working team to take on the British and Irish Lions he has no shortage of talented and experienced fullbacks from which to choose.

Waratahs keep losing the ball, then the match


Georgina Robinson Turnovers killed the Waratahs' star on Saturday night and coach Michael Cheika says it's been happening all season.


'Big Bus' unstoppable as Canes outmuscle Tahs

Julian Savea

Georgina Robinson It was a painful reality check but a necessary one. After matching the Hurricanes in attack for 40 minutes the Waratahs collapsed in the face of a Julian Savea-led carve-up in Wellington on Saturday.

Rugby Union

New coach, same old Wallabies

On top: Kiwi Richie McCaw has the upper hand against Australia's Michael Hooper at ANZ Stadium.

Georgina Robinson Pressure on coach Ewen McKenzie after Wallabies fall to an 18-point loss against All Blacks.


All Blacks exploit error-ridden Wallabies

Ma'a Nonu

Georgina Robinson The pressure is on Ewen McKenzie after the Wallabies fell to an 18-point loss to the All Blacks in the first Bledisloe Cup Test in Sydney on Saturday.

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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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Penalised Wallabies want answers after NZ's cynical tactics kill advantage

Stephen Moore

Georgina Robinson The fall-out from the second Bledisloe Cup Test continued on Sunday, with the Wallabies accusing the All Blacks of playing cynically to ''kill the ball'' after the referee calls penalty advantage.

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Foley's the best man for top job - Mitchell

Waratahs training at the Busloop S.C.G  Chris Alcock, Lachie Turner, Bernard Foley and Drew Mitchell.Wednesday May 2nd 2012.Pictures Steve Christo

Georgina Robinson ONE thing can be said for the Waratahs. With their season falling down around them the squad is maintaining a united front.


Canes blow away Tahs

Dave Dennis

Georgina Robinson MICHAEL FOLEY will face fresh scrutiny following the Waratahs’ sixth straight loss in front of a dwindling home crowd in Sydney last night.