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Georgina Robinson

Georgina Robinson is a Sports Reporter for The Sydney Morning Herald

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Hitman Jacques Potgieter in Waratahs' frame for Brumbies Super Rugby blockbuster

Georgina Robinson Rampaging NSW second-rower Jacques Potgieter is likely to return to the starting line-up against the Brumbies in the Waratahs' first sudden-death finals encounter in three years.

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NSW Waratahs wary of Brumbies wrecking ball Henry Speight in Super Rugby semi

Georgina Robinson For the scant few uninitiated, he heralded his presence in Super Rugby with a freakish performance against defending champions the Chiefs in Canberra at the weekend. 

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Rugby: Brumbies, Waratahs the right ingredients for Ewen McKenzie's Wallabies

Healthy competition: Wallabies coach Ewen McKenzie hopes Super Rugby stars such as Israel Folau and Henry Speight stay healthy.

Georgina Robinson It is a Wallabies coach's dream – so long as Henry Speight and Israel Folau don't break each other in the battle to make the Super Rugby final.

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Brumbies believe experience will give them the winning edge against Waratahs

Experience counts: Brumbies captain Ben Mowen at training.

Georgina Robinson The battle-hardened Brumbies say they have the experience at the pointy end of Super Rugby to catapult them over bitter rivals the Waratahs into their second consecutive grand final appearance next...

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NSW Waratahs advance to Super Rugby final with emphatic win over ACT Brumbies

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Georgina Robinson The Waratahs won a minor premiership off the back of four-try bonus points but it was heroic defence that will see them play their first home final in Super Rugby history against the Crusaders at ANZ...

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Waratahs skipper Michael Hooper soaking in Brumbies win before focusing on Crusaders

Hair-raising impact: Michael Hooper bounces off the Brumbies defence.

Georgina Robinson Michael Hooper wasn't ready to think about his first ever shot at a Super Rugby title on Saturday night. 

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Wallabies teammates Israel Folau and Henry Speight won't give inch in Brumbies-Waratahs battle

Israel Folau

Georgina Robinson Israel Folau and Henry Speight will be two of the biggest names included in Ewen McKenzie's Wallabies squad for the looming Rugby Championship when it is announced on Wednesday.

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Nathan Grey warns Waratahs may be vulnerable to Brumbies ambush

Towing the line: In-form winger Rob Horne stretches out at Waratahs training in preparation for Saturday’s stoush with the Brumbies.

Georgina Robinson The Brumbies' injury woes continue to worsen but Waratahs defence coach Nathan Grey says it is "situation perfect" for last year's finalists to stage an ambush at ANZ Stadium on Saturday.

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Waratahs beat Brumbies to lead ladder but lose Dave Dennis to knee injury

Down and out: Waratahs captain Dave Dennis has his injured knee treated during Saturday night's match against the Brumbies.

Georgina Robinson The Waratahs rocketed to the top of the Super Rugby ladder with a five-try bonus-point win over arch rivals the Brumbies but will navigate a treacherous final two rounds and finals campaign without...

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Twitter barb inspires NSW Waratahs and comes back to bite ACT Brumbies

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Georgina Robinson It was the barb that fired the pride of the Waratahs and drove them to victory against rivals the Brumbies more than three months later.

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Brumbies Nic White replaces dumped Will Genia

Axed: Wallabies halfback Will Genia has been dumped in favour of Nic White and Nick Phipps.

Georgina Robinson Dumped Test halfback Will Genia became a victim of his own world-class standard when he was dropped from the Wallabies match day squad for the first time in four years on Tuesday.

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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.

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Waratahs pack down for Brumbies test

Wycliff Palu

Georgina Robinson The NSW pack will face their biggest test yet when they take on a revved-up Brumbies in Canberra this weekend.

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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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Brumbies' stampede a model for how to deal with Waratahs' attack

Relaxed: Israel Folau at Monday’s training run.

Georgina Robinson The Brumbies have given every Super Rugby team in the competition the best indication yet of how to take the sting out of the Waratahs' attack.

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Waratahs itching to get back on track against Rebels after Brumbies reality check

Pack reshuffle: Waratah's second-rower Kane Douglas will be partnered by Will Skelton.

Georgina Robinson The Waratahs' ambitions for a top two finish this season have not been blunted by a rude reminder they may not yet be as red-hot as they think they are.

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Brumbies chase Jake White through courts to recoup money owed

Jake White: Walked out on the Brumbies two years into a four-year deal.

Georgina Robinson The Brumbies are chasing up to $25,000 from Sharks coach Jake White through the courts after the South African coach walked out on the club halfway through a four-year deal.

Brumbies show they are a class above local rivals

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Georgina Robinson The 29-point thumping might have said it all but here's another indication that Canberra, and not Sydney or Brisbane, is the home of all the buzz in Australian rugby right now.

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Brumbies plot to stop Foley menace

Bernard Foley

Georgina Robinson If the Brumbies have taken anything from the Stormers' narrow loss to the Waratahs last weekend it is how to neutralise NSW five-eighth Bernard Foley.

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Blood was let and old ties cut in White's plan for Brumbies

Ben Mowen

Georgina Robinson TWO -and-a-half years ago a newly appointed Jake White promised he would restore the trademark ''aura'' of success to the Brumbies.

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