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Georgina Robinson

Georgina Robinson is a Sports Reporter for The Sydney Morning Herald

Rugby

Will Skelton back from the brink for NSW Waratahs

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

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Waratahs coach Michael Cheika leads NSW in the right direction

Michael Cheika

Georgina Robinson They were the cappuccino-sipping glamour boys harnessed by a history of under-performance and hometown indifference.

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Waratahs hard man Wycliff Palu wary of Brumbies trip

Taking nothing for granted: Wycliff Palu.

Georgina Robinson The Waratahs hard man has grown to dread the three-hour bus ride down the Hume Highway to Canberra, not least because wins there have been so hard to come by for NSW.

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Super Rugby: Jacques Potgieter kicks Kane Douglas into top gear as intensity lifts at NSW Waratahs training

Waratahs

Georgina Robinson There is nothing like the arrival of a South African loose forward to bring the mongrel out in everyone. Just ask Kane Douglas.

Rugby union

Wallabies coach Ewen McKenzie believes the Australians have won the mind games over Wales

Wallabies head coach Ewen McKenzie

Georgina Robinson Ewen McKenzie is calling Wales' bluff, saying the Six Nations champion is worried about falling to nine straight losses.

Ewen McKenzie says Wales' tough talk before Wallabies Test is just puffery

Wallabies head coach Ewen McKenzie faces the media

Georgina Robinson Wallabies coach Ewen McKenzie is calling Wales' bluff, saying the Six Nations champions are ''worried'' about falling to their ninth straight loss to Australia in Cardiff this weekend.

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Players told only way to World Cup is via Super Rugby

Country comes first: Berrick Barnes, Digby Ioane, James O’Connor and Drew Mitchell will need to return to an Australian Super Rugby team to be in World Cup contention.

Georgina Robinson Australia's overseas-based rugby players will have to put country over money if they want to play in the 2015 World Cup.

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Peter Betham and Matt Toomua called up for Bledisloe duty

Matt Toomua

Georgina Robinson Waratahs flyer Peter Betham will make his Wallabies debut against the country of his birth when he starts on the wing against the All Blacks in Dunedin on Saturday.

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Rugby

Rob Simmons ruled out of England Test

Rob Simmons.

Georgina Robinson The Wallabies' campaign to retain the Cook Cup has been dealt a blow with the loss of second-rower Rob Simmons.

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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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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.

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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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The Breakdown

Timani trades in green and gold for champagne and caviar

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Georgina Robinson After three seasons with the Wallabies, second-rower Sitaleki Timani won't be coming home after the spring tour.

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Wallabies triumph in seven-try romp against Italy

Israel Folau

Georgina Robinson The Wallabies put their spring tour back on course with a seven-try romp against Italy.

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Rugby union

Wallabies prepare for Ireland's choke tactic

Sekope Kepu and wallabies play ireland

Georgina Robinson The Wallabies welcome back Scott Fardy in anticipation of a fierce battle against Ireland.

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Wallabies ring the changes in readiness for torrid Test against Ireland

Scott Fardy

Georgina Robinson DUBLIN: The Wallabies will welcome back breakdown pest Scott Fardy and keep fetcher Liam Gill on the bench in anticipation of a fierce contact battle against Ireland at the weekend.

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Tevita Kuridrani sent off as Wallabies down Ireland

Tevita Kuridrani.

Georgina Robinson A red card to Australian centre Tevita Kuridrani marred the Wallabies' most convincing performance yet on the spring tour with a 32-15 win over Ireland on Saturday.

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Scotland a test of character for everyone: Ewen McKenzie

Ewen McKenzie

Georgina Robinson The Wallabies are facing one of their "greatest challenges" against Scotland this weekend after losing eight of their top squad in a horror week of controversy and injuries.

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Wallabies hold out against spirited Scots

Israel Folau.

Georgina Robinson The Wallabies cast off a week of turmoil to triumph 21-15 over a spirited Scotland, notching their third win in a row and breaking their two-game hoodoo against the Scots in Murrayfield on Saturday.

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Deans relates to Gatland's ever-growing injury crisis

Jamie Roberts.

Georgina Robinson Robbie Deans will be observing the unfolding injury crisis in the British and Irish Lions camp with a small but knowing smile.

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