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Georgina Robinson is a Sports Reporter for The Sydney Morning Herald

Kurtley Beale, David Pocock, Matt Hodgson and Luke Burgess prove why NRC is needed

Georgina Robinson It is the best 45-second justification of why, after a rushed and difficult labour, the National Rugby Championship will kick off in Brisbane on Thursday night.

Wallabies suffer in silence after battering by All Blacks

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Georgina Robinson It can be hard to silence Gen Y sometimes, such is their need to be heard and understood – not to mention "favourited", "liked" and "double-tapped".

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Rugby

Kurtley Beale confident Waratahs won’t fall in a heap as finals beckon

Sitting pretty: Kurtley Beale.

Georgina Robinson Kurtley Beale says it is all in the mind for the Waratahs against the Brumbies and beyond.

Rugby

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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Rugby

New Wallabies captain Stephen Moore believes in the tough love approach

Stephen Moore at the Wallabies camp at Sanctuary Cove.

Georgina Robinson Stephen Moore woke early on Wednesday and was out among the birdsong in the early morning cool at Sanctuary Cove just after 7am.

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Rugby

Gary Flowers to chair North Harbour Rays bid to join the National Rugby Championship

Back in the fold: Former Australian Rugby Union chief executive Gary Flowers.

Georgina Robinson Former Australian Rugby Union chief executive Gary Flowers is stepping back into the rugby fray as chairman of the prospective North Harbour Rays bid to join the National Rugby Championship.

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Rugby

Stephen Moore injury the only downer for Ewen McKenzie in Wallabies romp

Down, and out: Stephen Moore.

Georgina Robinson James Slipper had no idea the Wallabies had just lost another captain.

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Rugby union

Wallaby to be less kamikaze in his Test return

Tatafu Polota-Nau

Georgina Robinson Tatafu Polota-Nau has realised that his disregard for his own safety is hampering his career.

Polota-Nau reviews defensive style to reduce injuries

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - MAY 18:  Tatafu Polota-Nau of the Waratahs leaves the field with an arm injury during the round 14 Super Rugby match between the Waratahs and the Brumbies at ANZ Stadium on May 18, 2013 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

Georgina Robinson Eight years after making his international debut, Tatafu Polota-Nau has realised his trademark disregard for his own safety was hampering his career.

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How Wallabies captain John Eales almost got the knife at secret lunch meeting

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Georgina Robinson It was the lunch that almost changed the course of Wallabies history, when rugby powerbrokers met after Australia's 61-22 record loss to South Africa in August 1997.

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Union

Waratahs pack down for Brumbies test

Wycliff Palu

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

Rugby

Wallabies partners prepare to face off in grudge match

Reunion: Michael Hooper will be on the same field as Wallabies partner Scott Fardy again in Canberra on Saturday, but this time the breakaways will be on opposing sides.

Georgina Robinson The NSW incursion into Brumbies territory on Saturday will see the reunion of one of the Wallabies' most successful partnerships in 2013.

Rugby Union

Wallabies call Benn, again

Benn Robinson.

Georgina Robinson Coach Ewen McKenzie battles to steady the flailing Australian scrum.

Rugby

Robinson back in front for spot chase

Benn Robinson

Georgina Robinson A front-row starting spot is Benn Robinson's for the taking almost six weeks after being dropped from the Wallabies, as Ewen McKenzie battles to steady the flailing Australian scrum.

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Rugby

Chance for improving Wallabies to put their names up in lights during European swing

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Georgina Robinson Ewen McKenzie says the Wallabies' pack has a perfect opportunity to enhance its reputation on a gruelling five-Test tour of Europe.

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Rob Simmons switch: Wallabies forward plans a blinder as a flanker against Italy

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Georgina Robinson TURIN: Rob Simmons might have learnt of his impending turn as the blindside breakaway only on Monday while at Turin Airport, but Wallabies coach Ewen McKenzie's selection was not entirely out of left...

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Rugby Union

Michael Lynagh defends former Wallabies coach Robbie Deans

Former Wallabies coach Robbie Deans.

Georgina Robinson Wallabies great Michael Lynagh says former Australia coach Robbie Deans was unfairly treated.

Michael Lynagh says former Wallabies coach Robbie Deans got a rough deal

Robbie Deans

Georgina Robinson Michael Lynagh says former Wallabies coach Robbie Deans was ''unfairly treated'' and deserved more credit for the team's record during his 5½ years in charge.

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Rugby

McCabe reluctant to be captain

Australia's Pat McCabe scores a try during the Rugby Championship rugby union match against Argentina in Gold Coast, Australia, Saturday, Sept. 15, 2012. (AP Photo/Tertius Pickard)

Georgina Robinson IN LESS than a month the Wallabies lose their fourth captain this year and time is running out to find a replacement.

Union

Selection dilemma 'fantastic' for Deans

David Pocock

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.