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Georgina Robinson

Georgina Robinson is a Sports Reporter for The Sydney Morning Herald

Rugby

Tour will galvanise Wallabies pack, says James Horwill

Georgina Robinson Death, taxes and set-piece scrutiny are the only certainties in life for a Wallabies forward.

Rugby union

James Horwill stripped of Wallabies captaincy for England Test

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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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Wallabies captain Ben Mowen says deposed James Horwill remains a leader

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Georgina Robinson London: In his own words, Ben Mowen would have been happy ''carrying the drinks'' on the spring tour.

Rugby

James Horwill admits losing cherished Wallabies captaincy cut deep

TURIN, ITALY - NOVEMBER 08:  James Horwill of the Wallabies looks on during the Australian Wallabies captain's run at Olimpico Stadium on November 8, 2013 in Turin, Italy.  (Photo by Valerio Pennicino/Getty Images)

Georgina Robinson James Horwill has revealed he was completely blindsided by coach Ewen McKenzie's decision to strip him of the Wallabies captaincy.

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James Horwill denies there is a drinking culture within Wallabies camp

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Georgina Robinson Former Australian captain James Horwill says there is no drinking culture within the Wallabies and a complete booze ban is unnecessary on tour.

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Ewen McKenzie wins support of James Horwill for action against Wallabies revellers

Sport. Wallabies captain James Horwill. 
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Georgina Robinson Former Wallabies captain James Horwill has thrown his support behind Ewen McKenzie's decision to suspend six players for excessive drinking and believes more surprises will come.

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Wallabies' Dublin 'tight five' recharged for Wales, says James Horwill

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Georgina Robinson The Wallabies will be boosted by the return of five sets of unexpectedly fresh legs for their final, crucial clash with Wales in Cardiff this weekend.

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James Horwill out of Wallaby team

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Georgina Robinson The Wallabies have been rocked by the loss of captain and inspirational second-rower James Horwill before their clash with South Africa in Brisbane on Saturday.

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Ewen McKenzie and James Horwill back Quade Cooper to star against All Blacks in Bledisloe Cup

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Georgina Robinson Wallabies coach Ewen McKenzie has backed the form of incumbent five-eighth Quade Cooper for what looms as the Queensland playmaker's first start against the All Blacks in more than a year.

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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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Richard Graham makes five changes after Reds record loss

Georgina Robinson Reds coach Richard Graham has overhauled his front row and called on the Queensland pack to lay a better platform for playmakers Quade Cooper and Will Genia.

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NSW Waratahs coach Michael Cheika dismisses Queensland Reds plan to not kick to Israel Folau

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Georgina Robinson Kick it short, send it long. Either way, the ball always ends up with Izzy. Despite noises from north of the border that the Reds will keep it out of the oversized paws of NSW strike weapon Israel...

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Quade Cooper set to peak in 2014, says Reds coach Richard Graham

BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 31: Quade Cooper runs with the ball during a Queenland Reds Super Rugby training session at Ballymore Stadium on January 31, 2014 in Brisbane, Australia.  (Photo by Bradley Kanaris/Getty Images)

Georgina Robinson Queensland coach Richard Graham has declared Quade Cooper's spring tour form his ''best yet'' at Test level and expects the playmaker to bring his red-hot game to bear on the Reds this year.

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Improved display but result the same after too many errors

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Georgina Robinson The Wallabies were left to rue a host of turnovers after their best performance to date under Ewen McKenzie against the All Blacks still ended in a third straight loss.

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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 ruled out of England Test

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Georgina Robinson The Wallabies' campaign to retain the Cook Cup has been dealt a blow with the loss of second-rower Rob Simmons.

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The Breakdown

Quade Cooper as Wallabies vice-captain? Who'd have thought

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Georgina Robinson Not to be forgotten in the aftermath of Ewen McKenzie's decision to strip James Horwill of the Wallabies captaincy is his equally significant decision to make Quade Cooper second in command to new...

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Captaincy 'a privilege' for humble Mowen

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Georgina Robinson In his own words, Ben Mowen would have been happy 'carrying the drinks' on this spring tour.

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Wallabies losing ground

Top of the heap: England's Joel Tomkins clears Australian skipper Ben Mowen out of the ruck.

Georgina Robinson Wallabies ''remaining competitive'' despite falling to eighth loss of season.

Rugby

Wallabies' loss to England bursts mini-bubble

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Georgina Robinson The Wallabies are "remaining competitive" despite falling to their eighth loss of the season and their sixth under Ewen McKenzie, the Australia coach said.

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