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Georgina Robinson

Georgina Robinson is a Sports Reporter for The Sydney Morning Herald

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.

Rugby

Cheika confirms SANZAR investigation as Waratahs hit by injuries

Under investigation: Waratahs coach Michael Cheika.

Georgina Robinson NSW Waratahs coach Michael Cheika has confirmed he had been contacted by SANZAR and notified of the complaint against him by South African broadcaster Super Sport.

Rugby

Waratahs ready for Western Force's fast starts

Georgina Robinson Michael Cheika's men are preparing to "hang in there" with the fast-starting Force in Perth this weekend.

Rugby

Waratahs coach Michael Cheika not surprised by Western Force

Waratahs coach Michael Cheika.

Georgina Robinson The Western Force's run up the Super Rugby ladder might have surprised most Australian rugby fans but not Michael Cheika.

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Israel Folau and Cam Crawford combine for Waratahs' Super Rugby game against Western Force

Back in business: Israel Folau.

Georgina Robinson Perth: The return of Israel Folau and Cam Crawford to the Waratahs' starting line-up for their clash with the Force reunites one of last year's most consistent and productive partnerships.

Rugby

Israel Folau out of Stormers clash

Israel Folau

Georgina Robinson Kurtley Beale will return to fullback for the Waratahs' clash against the Stormers.

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Now we're real Super Rugby contenders, says Michael Cheika

Setback: Waratahs winger Peter Betham has a possible ankle injury.

Georgina Robinson Waratahs coach Michael Cheika says Australia is shaking off its "poor cousin" tag in Super Rugby with a more aggressive shop front in the tri-nations tournament.

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Rugby

Waratahs set piece woes my fault, says Cheika

Been there before: Michael Cheika.

Georgina Robinson Michael Cheika blamed himself for the Waratahs' recent set piece woes and credited a bit of extra attention with his side's 22-11 win over the Stormers.

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Rugby

Will Skelton back from the brink for NSW Waratahs

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Georgina Robinson This time last year Will Skelton was an oversized play thing for the Waratahs' athletic development team.

Rugby

Jono Lance gets nod as Michael Cheika shuffles Waratahs back line for Sharks clash

Former Queensland Red, Jono Lance, will start at fullback for the Waratahs.

Georgina Robinson Johannesburg: The Waratahs have staged a major overhaul of their back line after losing fullback Israel Folau to injury.

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Rugby

Michael Cheika comfortable with Waratahs changes

Michael Cheika

Georgina Robinson Johannesburg: Waratahs coach Michael Cheika says the Sharks would be "naive" to get too carried away with the absence of dual international Israel Folau from the NSW line up this weekend.

Union

Michael Cheika sticks with winning Waratahs line-up for grudge match against Brumbies

Georgina Robinson The Waratahs will throw their full attacking arsenal at the Brumbies in what coach Michael Cheika predicts will be an epic clash of footballing styles in Canberra this weekend.

Rugby

Cheika tells Tahs to take game into their own hands

Licence to drill: Michael Cheika has told the Waratahs to 'knock blokes out of the way' in the wake of their loss to the Brumbies.

Georgina Robinson Michael Cheika wants the Waratahs to "knock blokes out of the way" rather than rely on the referee's whistle to decide their fate this season. 

Rugby

Nick Phipps tips Kurtley Beale to shine in centres

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Georgina Robinson Kurtley Beale's long-running halves partner Nick Phipps has backed the Test playmaker to be successful in his move to inside-centre in the Waratahs opening Super Rugby game against the Force this...

Rugby

Waratahs coach Michael Cheika picks Jacques Potgieter on 'gut' instinct

Jacques Potgieter

Georgina Robinson The Waratahs have called on the flinty edges of South African import Jacques Potgieter to prevent a sixth straight loss to the Reds in Sydney this weekend.

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Bernard Foley to assume kicking duties in Waratahs' trial against Auckland Blues

Bernard Foley

Georgina Robinson Benji Marshall is not the only challenge facing Waratahs five-eighth Bernard Foley on Friday night. The 24-year-old, who established himself as one of Michael Cheika's most valuable players last...

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Rugby union

James Horwill stripped of Wallabies captaincy for England Test

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Georgina Robinson London: James Horwill has been dropped as Wallabies captain with instructions to regain his abrasive form in clash against England at Twickenham on Saturday.

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Wallabies prop Benn Robinson feels the pain of defeat

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Georgina Robinson Benched Wallabies prop Benn Robinson cannot remember a season as poor as this one during his time in a gold jersey.

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Rugby Union

Wallaby Rob Simmons to turn up rugby heat on Italy

Rob Simmons.

Georgina Robinson, Turin Rob Simmons will make a switch to the back row in a tactical shake-up pitched at out-powering Italy.

Rugby

Wallabies shuffle forward pack for Italy Test

Rob Simmons

Georgina Robinson Rob Simmons will make a switch to the back row in a tactical shake-up pitched at overpowering Italy this weekend.

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