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Georgina Robinson

Georgina Robinson is a Sports Reporter for The Sydney Morning Herald

James Horwill gets chance to impress Ewen McKenzie in National Rugby Championship

Georgina Robinson Experienced Wallabies second-rower James Horwill will join a number of Test players in the second round of the National Rugby Championship this weekend.

James Horwill recalled as injuries hit Wallabies forward pack

James Horwill

Georgina Robinson Injury has forced three changes to Australia's starting line up for the Wallabies' second Test against France in Melbourne this weekend.

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

James Horwill

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

Quade Cooper

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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Tour will galvanise Wallabies pack, says James Horwill

Sport. Wallabies captain James Horwill. 
Photo: Edwina Pickles. 14th Oct 2013.

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

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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

Ben Mowen

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

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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

James Horwill

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. 
Photo: Edwina Pickles. 14th Oct 2013.

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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James Horwill out of Wallaby team

James Horwill

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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Will Genia and Benn Robinson return to Wallabies fold

Australian Rugby Union player Will Genia

Georgina Robinson Will Genia and Benn Robinson have been called up to the injury-hit Wallabies for their two-week tour of South Africa and Argentina. 

Will Genia and Benn Robinson return to fold for injury-hit Wallabies

Will Genia (C) of Australia's Wallabies carries the ball as Juan Manuel Leguizamon (L) of Argentina's Los Pumas tries to stop him during a Rugby Championship match in Rosario October 5, 2013. REUTERS/Daniel Salvatori (ARGENTINA - Tags: SPORT RUGBY)

Georgina Robinson Will Genia and Benn Robinson have been called up to the injury-hit Wallabies for their two-week tour of South Africa and Argentina.

Will Genia and Benn Robinson in, Will Skelton out as Wallabies invest in experience

Back in the fold: Will Genia.

Georgina Robinson It is out with the new and in with the old for the Wallabies after Ewen McKenzie reached for two of his most experienced players ahead of an opportunity to ''create reputation and credibility''...

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Wallabies hooker Tatafu Polota-Nau adopts safer approach to tackling

Using his head: Tatafu Polota-Nau, who will play his 50th Test on Saturday, packs down for the Wallabies against France in June.

Georgina Robinson Tatafu Polota-Nau used to challenge himself to tackle in the style of one of the NFL's most dangerous positions - without the helmet and shoulder pads.

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Tatafu Polota-Nau to play 50th Test for Wallabies

Tatafu Polota-Nau will pack down for his 50th Test.

Georgina Robinson Waratahs hooker Tatafu Polota-Nau will play his 50th Test on home soil after being named to start against Argentina in his first match since the Super Rugby final.

Tatafu Polota-Nau answers Wallabies' SOS at hooker as Pumas Test looms

In contention: Tatafu Polota-Nau.

Georgina Robinson Experienced Wallabies hooker Tatafu Polota-Nau will be thrust back into the starting line-up for Australia's clash with Argentina on the Gold Coast this weekend.

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Wallabies to debut Bernard Foley-Nick Phipps halves combination

Super form: Ewen McKenzie is set to give Bernard Foley a shot in the Wallabies No.10 jumper.

Georgina Robinson Ewen McKenzie is set to debut the Super Rugby title-winning combination of Bernard Foley and Nick Phipps on Tuesday when he names the side to take on South Africa at Paterson's Stadium.

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Ewen McKenzie still searching for ideal back line

Bernard Foley is back at five-eighth for the Wallabies.

Georgina Robinson Ewen McKenzie has conceded the Wallabies are still searching for a winning back-line combination after a disappointing start to the Rugby Championship.

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Tyro Wallaby Sam Carter tipped to face All Blacks in Rugby Championship opener

Big test: Sam Carter will lock horns with the All Blacks pack.

Georgina Robinson One-Test wonder Sam Carter is less than a week away from staring down one of the most successful second-row partnerships in world rugby.

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