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Georgina Robinson

Georgina Robinson is a Sports Reporter for The Sydney Morning Herald

Rugby

Brumbies chase Jake White through courts to recoup money owed

Georgina Robinson The Brumbies are chasing up to $25,000 from Sharks coach Jake White through the courts after the South African coach walked out on the club halfway through a four-year deal.

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Kurtley Beale settles into the quiet life

Kurtley Beale

Georgina Robinson IN A townhouse in the streets directly behind the northern goalposts of Allianz Stadium, Kurtley Beale hosts a Mexican night for his mates.

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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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ARU has learnt from its mistakes, but new NRC still a risk for clubs

Glory days: Sydney University will be hoping for more glory in the NRC.

Georgina Robinson When news broke in late 2007 that the Australian Rugby Union would axe the Australian Rugby Championship after just one season, professional players, coaches and provincial administrators roundly...

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Meehan calls it quits as Forces's attack coach

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Georgina Robinson Steve Meehan has left the Western Force after less than a year as their attack coach.

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Young guns run riot, but not where it really counts

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Georgina Robinson QUADE COOPER'S scorched earth approach to saving the Wallabies has pleased no one. Not players, not administrators and not the vast majority of fans.

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Rugby Union

O'Neill 'confused' by Cooper complaints

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Georgina Robinson Australian Rugby Union boss John O'Neill says it is up to Quade Cooper whether he stays in Australian rugby or not.

Rugby

Horwill says stats show Wallabies a quality side

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Georgina Robinson JAMES HORWILL has countered New Zealand claims the Wallabies had gone backwards since the World Cup, and praised his teammates' ''guts and fortitude'' following their win in Argentina at the weekend.

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O'Neill slams 'ill-informed' accusation

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Georgina Robinson Australian Rugby Union boss John O'Neill has dismissed All Blacks coach Steve Hansen's accusation that the Wallabies are stealing New Zealand players as ''insulting'' and ''ill-informed''.

Schedule at odds with Woodward's harsh words

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Georgina Robinson ARU boss Bill Pulver has hit back at British rugby legend Sir Clive Woodward after he accused Australia of treating the British and Irish Lions with ''contempt''.

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Tahs give tweet nothings the axe

Lachie Turner

Georgina Robinson THE Waratahs have had four separate spoof Twitter accounts suspended or amended this year for impersonating players or using sponsors' logos.

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ARU cuts back on its Wallaby contracts

Super Rugby launch, Doltone House. Pyrmont.pic shows ARU CEO John O'NeillThursday 9th February, 2012SMH SPORT pics by anthony johnson

Georgina Robinson THE ARU will further cut the number of Wallaby contracts on offer this year in a move expected to put pressure on Super Rugby franchises trying to retain local players within a reduced salary cap.

Rugby Union

Playing is 'the best' for Beale

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Georgina Robinson The best thing officials can do for wayward star Kurtley Beale is let him play, says John O'Neill.

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ARU backs Beale to play despite charges

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Georgina Robinson THE best thing Australian rugby officials can do for wayward star Kurtley Beale is let him play tomorrow night, according to ARU chief John O'Neill.