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Georgina Robinson

Georgina Robinson is a Sports Reporter for The Sydney Morning Herald

Rugby

What Waratahs recruit Jacques Potgieter lacks in style he makes up for in substance

Georgina Robinson Jacques Potgieter says he doesn't have a "style".

Few left in back line after Tahs overhaul

Adam Ashley-Cooper.

Georgina Robinson What a difference a year makes. Just two players that started this round for the Waratahs back line last season still remain.

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Fruean leads Crusaders to Super victory

Robbie Fruean

Georgina Robinson The lethal speed of Robbie Fruean brought the Waratahs' mid-season momentum screeching to a halt as the Crusaders continued their climb up the ladder with a four-point win in Sydney last night.

No mean feet: Foley says Tahs will go toe to toe in battle of boot

Georgina Robinson THE Waratahs are preparing for a bruising battle that will be as tactical as it is physical against the Bulls tonight - and a warning to Sydney fans: there will be kicking.

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Foley shakes up Waratahs for Bulls match

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 24:  Adam Ashley-Cooper trains during a Waratahs Super Rugby training session at Moore Park on April 24, 2012 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Ryan Pierse/Getty Images)

Georgina Robinson Adam Ashley-Cooper will move to inside centre in a major back-line reshuffle ahead of the Waratahs' must-win clash with the Bulls in Sydney on Friday.

A heritage still close to the heart

Chris Alcock and Sarel Pretorius

Georgina Robinson THE Waratahs' South African, halfback, Sarel Pretorius, like most new fathers, is thinking a lot about his origins these days.

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Ashley-Cooper ready for bullfight as he moves closer to centre of the action

Adam Ashley Cooper

Georgina Robinson WARATAHS utility back Adam Ashley-Cooper says he is readying his shoulders in anticipation of his return to the midfield against South African conference leaders the Bulls tomorrow night.

Mitchell set to return from injury

Drew Mitchell

Georgina Robinson Test winger Drew Mitchell will go to South Africa with the Waratahs this morning and may be up for selection against the Cheetahs in two weeks' time.

Mitchell return could spark Tahs revival

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Georgina Robinson The Waratahs hope the long awaited return of Test winger Drew Mitchell will help lift the fourth-placed Australian side to a consolation victory against the Cheetahs tomorrow night.

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Foley's the best man for top job - Mitchell

Waratahs training at the Busloop S.C.G  Chris Alcock, Lachie Turner, Bernard Foley and Drew Mitchell.Wednesday May 2nd 2012.Pictures Steve Christo

Georgina Robinson ONE thing can be said for the Waratahs. With their season falling down around them the squad is maintaining a united front.

Foley called on to explain Waratahs' woeful season

Michael Foley

Georgina Robinson WARATAHS coach Michael Foley will front the NSW Rugby board today to account for his side's woeful performance this season.

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'Nothing to lose' Waratahs pick new halves

Georgina Robinson Adam Ashley-Cooper captured it all in a few words after the NSW Waratahs finished training yesterday, ''We've got nothing to lose''.

Waratahs mix and match in search of winning formula

Adam Ashley-Cooper

Georgina Robinson ADAM ASHLEY-COOPER captured it all in a few words after Waratahs training yesterday: ''We've got nothing to lose.''

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Foley hoping for a Barnes storming performance

Super Rugby NSW Waratahs back Bernard Foley

Georgina Robinson Bernard Foley hopes his debut as Waratahs playmaker will free Berrick Barnes to tap into his recent red-hot Test form and help the struggling side finish the season on a high during the next...

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Battle of the halfbacks as Waratahs sign Lucas

Matt Lucas

Georgina Robinson THE Waratahs have signed Australian under-20s halfback Matt Lucas to their squad for next year, putting further pressure on marquee signing Sarel Pretorius.

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Hart in right place, but little else is for Waratahs

Grayson Hart

Georgina Robinson AT LEAST one bit of good news can be reported from Moore Park after the Waratahs' seventh straight loss on Saturday night.

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.

Who's hot this season? The skippers break it down

Ben Mowen of the Brumbies and Gareth Delve of the Rebels

Georgina Robinson On the eve of the Super Rugby season, Georgina Robinson spoke to the captains of the Australian teams.

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Reds ready for revenge after Tahs' trouncing

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 26:  Kurtley Beale of the Waratahs is tackled during the round two Super Rugby match between the Waratahs and the Reds at ANZ Stadium on February 26, 2011 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Mark Nolan/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Kurtley Beale

Georgina Robinson THE Queensland Reds will look to exploit the absence of departed stars Luke Burgess and Kurtley Beale to avoid a repeat of their ''embarrassing'' early season loss to the Waratahs last year, Ewen...

Tahs dish out a hiding - but cop a scare as Barnes is forced off field

Barnes

Georgina Robinson BERRICK BARNES and Damien Fitzpatrick sent shudders through the small contingent of NSW fans after calling for replacements within the first hour of the Waratahs' 52-0 trial match victory against...