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Georgina Robinson

Georgina Robinson is a Sports Reporter for The Sydney Morning Herald

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Wycliff Palu and Matt Carraro want to make most of Waratahs' best shot yet at Super Rugby title

Georgina Robinson A week off, a home semi-final and, if they make the cut, a home final. Waratahs veterans Wycliff Palu and Matt Carraro know this is NSW's best shot yet at an elusive Super Rugby title.

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Wycliff Palu is excited by the noise as the Waratahs chase the Super Rugby title

Georgina Robinson As little as two years ago, when Waratahs fans weren't booing - they were mute. Dead quiet. 

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Wallabies hitman Wycliff Palu to target vaunted French forward trio

Wycliff Palu, back in full training with the Waratahs, Moore Park
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January 9 2014

Georgina Robinson Wallabies hard man Wycliff Palu has a simple recipe for beating France on Saturday.

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Wycliff Palu on hold for Waratahs' time of need

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Georgina Robinson Wycliff Palu has been missed by the Waratahs but expect him to lay low for a few more weeks yet.

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Hard hitting Wycliff Palu makes play for Wallaby jersey

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Georgina Robinson Waratahs hard man Wycliff Palu is not happy unless he is breaking tackles and making hits.

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Wycliff Palu at his best but Waratahs coach Michael Cheika plays it down

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Georgina Robinson Everyone can see it but no one inside the Waratahs wants to say it. Wycliff Palu is different this year.

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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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Ewen Mckenzie's Wallabies: same guys, different tactics for Eden Park

Wallabies coach Ewen McKenzie announces the team for the second Bledisloe Cup Test in Sydney on Tuesday.

Georgina Robinson The Wallabies are on high alert for a harder-edged All Blacks outfit in their must-win second Bledisloe Cup clash in Auckland on Saturday.

Kurtley Beale remains at five-eighth for game two of Bledisloe Cup

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Georgina Robinson Wallabies coach Ewen McKenzie has backed the same team to go one better than last week's draw and crack the Eden Park hoodoo against the All Blacks this weekend.

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Bledisloe Cup: Wallabies break All Blacks' record run in opener

Mud bath: Adam Ashley-Cooper is taken to the turf by Aaron Cruden.

Georgina Robinson A scrappy band of mud-smeared Wallabies denied the world's best Test rugby dynasty a history-making, record-breaking 18th win on the trot in front of a rain-affected 68,627 fans in Sydney.

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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.

Kurtley Beale selected as Wallabies' five-eighth for Bledisloe Cup

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Georgina Robinson Kurtley Beale will wear the Wallabies No.10 jersey for the first time since 2012 in an overhauled Australian back line to play the All Blacks on Saturday.

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Bernard Foley pushes through pain after Kurtley Beale selection shock

Pleasure and pain: Bernard Foley trains with the Wallabies last week, but he has lost his No.10 jumper for the opening Bledisloe Cup encounter.

Georgina Robinson Good friends, title-winning teammates and fierce rivals. 

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A win and then goodbye from Kane Douglas

''It definitely won't sink in for a few weeks, or until I realise I'm not going to training any more and I'm not going to see them guys again,'': Kane Douglas.

Georgina Robinson This was the title for everyone.

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Waratahs coach Michael Cheika says Kane Douglas should have gotten Wallabies call-up

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Georgina Robinson Waratahs coach Michael Cheika said workhorse second rower Kane Douglas "deserved" to wear a Wallabies jersey this year despite his upcoming move to Ireland.

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NSW Waratahs claim first Super Rugby title with 33-32 win over Crusaders

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Georgina Robinson The Waratahs have ended almost two decades of pain, winning their maiden Super Rugby title by the slimmest of margins.

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Israel Folau and Jacques Potgieter back to boost Waratahs as Michael Cheika brushes off mind games

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Georgina Robinson Waratahs coach Michael Cheika says victory over arch rivals the Brumbies is the only way to silence his side's critics

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Waratah Jacques Potgieter knocked back offer to return to Bulls in Pretoria

Staying with the Tahs ... Jacques Potgieter celebrates scoring a try against the Highlanders.

Georgina Robinson Waratahs cult hero Jacques Potgieter rebuffed an approach to make an early defection back to his old South African franchise the Bulls this year.

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Israel Folau out of clash with Reds

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Georgina Robinson Israel Folau will miss the Waratahs' final-round clash with the Reds after failing to recover from a corked thigh.

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Cam Crawford runs on for NSW Waratahs for rested Israel Folau

Opportunity knocks: Cam Crawford will get a chance to show his wares at fullback against the Reds.

Georgina Robinson They will be missing marquee players Israel Folau and Jacques Potgieter but the Waratahs are in no mood to take Saturday's dead rubber against Queensland lying down. 

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