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Georgina Robinson

Georgina Robinson is a Sports Reporter for The Sydney Morning Herald

Rugby

Struggling Wallabies halfback Will Genia ordered to aim up

Will Genia

Georgina Robinson The form of Will Genia is again under the microscope, with Wallabies coach Ewen McKenzie calling on better execution from his halfback.

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Will Genia returns for Wallabies clash with Argentina

Will Genia

Georgina Robinson Will Genia will return to the No.9 jersey and use his running game in the Wallabies' search for a knockout punch in attack against Argentina in Rosario this weekend.

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No regrets: in conversation with David Campese

Wing and a prayer: David Campese shows Springbok James Dalton the skills that won him 101 Wallabies caps.

Georgina Robinson David Campese inspired a generation of Australian rugby fans with his dazzling skills and prolific try-scoring abilities but has become estranged from the country to which he devoted himself during a...

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Richard Graham makes five changes after Reds record loss

Georgina Robinson Reds coach Richard Graham has overhauled his front row and called on the Queensland pack to lay a better platform for playmakers Quade Cooper and Will Genia.

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How Wallabies captain John Eales almost got the knife at secret lunch meeting

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Georgina Robinson It was the lunch that almost changed the course of Wallabies history, when rugby powerbrokers met after Australia's 61-22 record loss to South Africa in August 1997.

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Clash between Queensland Reds and NSW Waratahs has enough star power to light up a stadium

Kurtley Beale

Georgina Robinson When preparing to face your mortal enemy, do you take a world-class halves pairing and an electrifying young fullback, or two proven game-breakers and a clutch of power runners? The good news is you...

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NSW Waratahs coach Michael Cheika dismisses Queensland Reds plan to not kick to Israel Folau

Israel Folau

Georgina Robinson Kick it short, send it long. Either way, the ball always ends up with Izzy. Despite noises from north of the border that the Reds will keep it out of the oversized paws of NSW strike weapon Israel...

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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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Quade Cooper set to peak in 2014, says Reds coach Richard Graham

BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 31: Quade Cooper runs with the ball during a Queenland Reds Super Rugby training session at Ballymore Stadium on January 31, 2014 in Brisbane, Australia.  (Photo by Bradley Kanaris/Getty Images)

Georgina Robinson Queensland coach Richard Graham has declared Quade Cooper's spring tour form his ''best yet'' at Test level and expects the playmaker to bring his red-hot game to bear on the Reds this year.

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McKenzie's men face mountain to climb on way out of trough

Ewen McKenzie.

Georgina Robinson NO WONDER Ewen McKenzie had mountains on the brain. The Wallabies had spent two days staring at the Remarkables, the mountain range that looms over Queenstown and hugs the south-eastern shore of the...

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Horwill sure halves will lift

James Horwill.

Georgina Robinson All eyes will be on Wallabies halves Quade Cooper and Will Genia in Dunedin.

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Rugby Union

All Blacks cruise past Wallabies

Kieran Read powers towards the line.

Georgina Robinson One day the pain will make sense. Right now it just hurts and frustrates.

Rugby

Wallabies improve but ruthless All Blacks win high-scoring Bledisloe Test

Quade Cooper

Georgina Robinson One day the pain will make sense. Another master class from the imperious All Blacks served to highlight everything the All Blacks are in rugby that the Wallabies are not.

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Michael Hooper wins 2013 John Eales Medal

Michael Hooper.

Georgina Robinson Workaholic Wallabies breakaway Michael Hooper was awarded the John Eales Medal - after just his second year of Test rugby - at a ceremony in Sydney on Thursday.

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James O'Connor: 'Reality check' may put him on right track, says Genia

James O'Connor

Georgina Robinson Test halfback Will Genia hopes having his contract torn up in Australia will make the difference for James O'Connor this time around.

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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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Referee calls had an impact on game, says Ewen McKenzie

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Georgina Robinson Wallabies coach Ewen McKenzie has lamented two controversial refereeing oversights in Australia's disappointing 20-13 loss to England at Twickenham overnight.

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Quade Cooper says it is an honour to be a leader among the Wallabies

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Georgina Robinson Wallabies coach Ewen McKenzie says it is the work Quade Cooper has put in off the field that has turned him into vice-captaincy material.

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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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