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Georgina Robinson

Georgina Robinson is a Sports Reporter for The Sydney Morning Herald

Wallabies coach Ewen McKenzie keen for Kurtley Beale to quickly sort his playing future

Georgina Robinson The Waratahs are hopeful of locking in off-contract playmaker Kurtley Beale within a fortnight. 

After Wallabies' 'confusing' draw, Kurtley Beale waits for Ewen McKenzie's next thoughts

Kurtley Beale looks to spread play on Saturday night.

Georgina Robinson Kurtley Beale could only hope he had done enough to retain the No.10 jersey at Eden Park this weekend.

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Kurtley Beale remains at five-eighth for game two of Bledisloe Cup

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Georgina Robinson Wallabies coach Ewen McKenzie has backed the same team to go one better than last week's draw and crack the Eden Park hoodoo against the All Blacks this weekend.

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

Nobody to somebody: Wallabies five-eighth Kurtley Beale.

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.

Kurtley Beale selected as Wallabies' five-eighth for Bledisloe Cup

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Georgina Robinson Kurtley Beale will wear the Wallabies No.10 jersey for the first time since 2012 in an overhauled Australian back line to play the All Blacks on Saturday.

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Bernard Foley pushes through pain after Kurtley Beale selection shock

Pleasure and pain: Bernard Foley trains with the Wallabies last week, but he has lost his No.10 jumper for the opening Bledisloe Cup encounter.

Georgina Robinson Good friends, title-winning teammates and fierce rivals. 

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Kurtley Beale man to give Wallabies winning edge, says Ewen McKenzie

Smiling assassin: Wallabies No.10 Kurtley Beale.

Georgina Robinson The search for a Bledisloe Cup-winning edge prompted Ewen McKenzie to dump match-winning playmaker Bernard Foley and hand the No.10 jersey to a resurgent Kurtley Beale for the first time in two years.

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Hardened Kurtley Beale won't fall for Steve Hansen's bait

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Georgina Robinson Two days out from the opening Bledisloe Cup Test, All Blacks coach Steve Hansen has fired up on the Wallabies, training the crosshairs on Kurtley Beale.

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All Blacks winger Cory Jane has dig of his own at Wallabies No.10 Kurtley Beale

Ready to test Kurtley Beale:  All Black winger Cory Jane at training.

Georgina Robinson All Blacks winger Cory Jane has taken a leaf out of his coach's book and dared Wallabies five-eighth Kurtley Beale to defend in the front line against New Zealand in the opening Bledisloe Cup Test.

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Kurtley Beale changes his attitude and gets back behind the wheel

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Georgina Robinson If doubt drove Kurtley Beale to a very public dummy spit two months ago, some honest self-assessment brought him back.

Kurtley Beale is the X-factor for Wallabies in the Bledisloe Cup

Kurtley Beale: The man with the ''intangibles'' for the Wallabies.

Georgina Robinson Ewen McKenzie has benched the player shaping as Australia's ''Dan Carter'' in favour of the experience and X-factor of Kurtley Beale.

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ARU deal likely after Kurtley Beale feels the 'love'

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Georgina Robinson The signs are looking good for Kurtley Beale to announce a new one-year deal with the Australian Rugby Union.

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Waratahs bank on club's culture to keep Kurtley Beale in Super Rugby

In demand: Kurtley Beale has been linked with a move to rugby league, but Waratahs attack coach Daryl Gibson believes he will stay in the 15-man code.

Georgina Robinson Waratahs attack coach Daryl Gibson has backed the Super Rugby minor premiers to hold on to in-form playmaker Kurtley Beale next year despite intense interest from the NRL.

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Kurtley Beale rises above the bad times to spark Waratahs

Raw talent: Kurtley Beale.

Georgina Robinson Phil Waugh says he will be one of the great Waratahs and Daryl Gibson believes he is the "free spirit" rugby badly needs.

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Waratahs must step up to complete rugby 'revolution', says Kurtley Beale

Not satisfied: Kurtley Beale starred again for the Waratahs on Saturday night, but has urged them not to settle for merely reaching the finals.

Georgina Robinson They have already made history but the 2014 Waratahs want more. Much more.

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Kurtley Beale in running to play five-eighth for Wallabies

Option for Wallaby 10 ... Kurtley Beale

Georgina Robinson Wallabies coach Ewen McKenzie says he sees "no reason" why Kurtley Beale cannot nab the coveted Wallabies No.10 jersey from NSW teammate Bernard Foley in the coming Rugby Championship. 

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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.

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Kurtley Beale says he has no choice but to look at options beyond rugby

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Georgina Robinson Test playmaker Kurtley Beale says he has no choice but to look at his options beyond rugby as contract negotiations drag on with the Australian Rugby Union.

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Michael Cheika says he would break the bank for Kurtley Beale

Whatever necessary: Kurtley Beale will not be going anywhere if Cheika can do anything about it.

Georgina Robinson Waratahs coach Michael Cheika says he will crack open his personal "piggy bank" if star playmaker Kurtley Beale can't resolve a contracting impasse with the Australian Rugby Union.

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Waratahs need to make smarter calls in Cape Town, says Kurtley Beale

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Georgina Robinson Durban: Kurtley Beale says it is time for the Waratahs' decision-makers to start making the tough calls.