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Georgina Robinson

Georgina Robinson is a Sports Reporter for The Sydney Morning Herald

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Cheika eyes 2014 finals berth for Waratahs

Georgina Robinson If the Brumbies could do it, so can the Waratahs.

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NSW Waratahs announce squad for 2014 and target top two finish

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Georgina Robinson NSW coach Michael Cheika is targeting the top two in Super Rugby for the Waratahs next season and thinks a forklift driver from Flemington Markets can help get them there.

Unwanted Pretorius happy to wave goodbye to Waratahs

Waratahs trial game against Samoa. Picture is of Sarel Pratorius. Picture by Grant Robertson/Rural Press.

Georgina Robinson Sarel Pretorius is delighted to be rid of the Waratahs and he is not afraid to say it.

New Waratah grateful shield has helped him Shute for the top

Michael Hodge

Georgina Robinson IT'S been a big week for Waratahs recruit Michael Hodge.

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Waratahs add gun rookies to squad

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Georgina Robinson The Waratahs have confirmed the signings of Shute Shield rookie of the year Jed Holloway and former Reds five-eighth Sam Lane in their line up for next season.

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Gerrard tweets out at Burgess move

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Georgina Robinson, Chris Dutton THE mooted return of former Wallabies halfback Luke Burgess has ruffled feathers in the ranks, with a former Rebels player condemning Melbourne for contemplating the signing and the Brumbies...

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Cheika wipes slate clean to underline threat in Reds

Tilse

Georgina Robinson A SEVEN-YEAR apprenticeship with the Waratahs has finally paid off for Jeremy Tilse.

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Cheika runs combinations as Tahs ready for blowtorch

Michael Cheika

Georgina Robinson Test playmaker Berrick Barnes looks set to return to the Waratahs starting line-up as one of seven changes coach Michael Cheika is contemplating for Friday's home game against the Cheetahs.

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Mitchell on outer as Waratahs have eyes planted on future

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Georgina Robinson Drew Mitchell's plummet from grace this week at the Waratahs is just the beginning of the changes expected at Moore Park this year.

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Duo's defence will be centre of attention against Blues

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 02:  Rob Horne of the Waratahs looks dejected after losing the round 15 Super Rugby match between the Waratahs and the Hurricanes at Allianz Stadium on June 2, 2012 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

Georgina Robinson The Waratahs' new midfield combination of Test centres Rob Horne and Adam Ashley-Cooper face a baptism of fire against the attack-hungry Blues in Sydney on Sunday.

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Waratahs seek change to their pack mentality

Dennis

Georgina Robinson Domination is the name of the game for the Waratahs pack when they come up against the Blues in Sydney this weekend.

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Cheika makes tough call to leave rookie halfback on Waratahs bench

Matt Lucas

Georgina Robinson Rookie halfback Matt Lucas is edging closer to a Waratahs starting role after coach Michael Cheika admitted it had been a tough call to leave him on the bench against the Force in Sydney on Sunday.

Douglas going the distance for Tahs

Kane Douglas

Georgina Robinson Kane Douglas must be doing something right. Douglas, Dave Dennis and Michael Hooper are the only three Waratahs forwards to have made it to the sixth game of the season without being benched, dropped...

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'Head bin' trial hailed success despite clash over science

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Georgina Robinson The ARU has hailed the ''concussion bin'' trial a success in Australia but conceded it is too early to know whether the measures will be enough to prevent long-term brain damage to players.

Polota-Nau's knockout return

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Georgina Robinson Waratahs hooker Tatafu Polota-Nau was hoping to make an impact, not be knocked out by one, during his return from injury against the Force last week.

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Time for Test stars to raise game for Tahs, says Cheika

Tatafu Polota-Nau

Georgina Robinson Michael Cheika has called on Test forwards Wycliff Palu and Tatafu Polota-Nau to make their mark on the Waratahs' season when they return against the Chiefs on Friday.

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Folau inspires Tahs to watershed victory over Chiefs

Folau

Georgina Robinson Superstars often fire in isolation, but not this one.

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New-found belief has Tahs on front foot

Michael Hooper.

Georgina Robinson With a scalp such as the Chiefs come higher expectations.

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Cheika hoping Bulls' kick-first attitude continues

Kingston

Georgina Robinson Up and back, up and back, up and back, run, run, run. That is the rhythm Michael Cheika is expecting the Waratahs will have to work to against kicking powerhouses the Bulls on Sunday morning.

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Waratahs chase redemption after dismal lineout display

Mitchell Chapman

Georgina Robinson A highveld stampede is good for a few things after all.

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