Sekope Kepu

Wallabies' front row takes another hit but Sekope Kepu has faith

Georgina Robinson Experienced Test prop Sekope Kepu says the Wallabies can rise above a litany of injuries to match a seasoned All Blacks pack in front of more than 70,000 people at ANZ Stadium this weekend.

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Waratahs give Israel Folau and Sekope Kepu a rest at training

Georgina Robinson There are few things that strike fear into the heart of Waratahs fans like the sight of Israel Folau sitting out training.

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Rugby

Waratahs to practice their poker faces against Stormers, says Sekope Kepu

Georgina Robinson Cape Town: It will be the return of the poker face when the Waratahs attempt to get their tour of South Africa back on track against the Stormers this weekend.

Wallabies expect unpredictable Pumas

Georgina Robinson Buenos Aires - If the Wallabies were hoping for a physical or mental reprieve in Argentina this weekend, their defence coach has a reality check in the works.

Missing luggage adds to Wallabies' woes on tour

Ewen McKenzie.

Georgina Robinson A haul of lost luggage has added insult to injury for the battle-weary Wallabies. 

Wallabies crumble in face of late Boks blitz

Adam Ashley-Cooper.

Georgina Robinson A three-try second half bonanza from the Springboks steam rolled the Wallabies on Saturday and ensured the Newlands Stadium hoodoo will celebrate its 23rd birthday next year. 

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Wallabies not as bad as Springboks scoreline suggests

Stephen Samuelson dinkus Dinkus

Stephen Samuelson The Wallabies deserve greater credit than the 28-10 scoreline in Cape Town suggests. They were were far closer to the No.2 world ranking than the margin on the scoreboard

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Ewen McKenzie launches passionate defence of Wallabies' maul tactics

Defensive: Wallabies coach Ewen McKenzie.

Georgina Robinson There is maul defence and then there is maul defence.

Wallabies recall winger Joe Tomane for Springboks Test

Stepping up, again: Joe Tomane training with the Canberra Vikings earlier this month.

Georgina Robinson Storming Brumbies winger Joe Tomane makes his long-awaited return to Test rugby in three changes to the Wallabies' starting line-up for their clash with South Africa.

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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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More desperation needed to beat All Blacks, says former Wallabies coach Eddie Jones

Wake-up call: Eddie Jones at Coogee Beach.

Rupert Guinness Former Wallabies coach Eddie Jones is back to full health and has some opinions on how Australia can improve.

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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.

Ewen McKenzie rushes hooker Tatafu Polota-Nau into Wallabies starting team for Pumas match

Rushed back: Tatafu Polota Nau

Jim Morton Wallabies coach Ewen McKenzie has praised Tatafu Polota-Nau after rushing the courageous hooker back into his forward pack for Saturday night's clash with Argentina.

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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Wallabies prop James Slipper declared fit for Pumas clash

Jim Morton The Wallabies will take their most experienced front-row of the Rugby Championship into Saturday night's Test against Argentina after vice-captain James Slipper has overcome injury and sickness...

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. 

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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Year to savour keeps on giving for Waratahs' Michael Hooper with Matthew Burke Cup

Top Tah ... Michael Hooper celebrates after winning the Super Rugby title.

Georgina Robinson Michael Hooper has put the misery of Australia's Bledisloe Cup drubbing behind him to take out top honours at the Waratahs' annual awards night.

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Tatafu Polota-Nau rushed back for Wallabies

Tatafu Polota-Nau

The Wallabies have included injured hooker Tatafu Polota-Nau in their 30-man squad for their Rugby Championship Tests against South Africa and Argentina.

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