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Georgina Robinson

Georgina Robinson is a Sports Reporter for The Sydney Morning Herald

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Jacques Potgieter flattered by Bulls' pursuit, but happy at new home with Waratahs

Georgina Robinson From outsider to cult hero in less than a year, Jacques Potgieter couldn't hide a grin when quizzed about the Bulls' futile pursuit of him in recent months. 

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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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NSW Waratahs will stick with high-octane plan for Super Rugby clash with Bulls

Georgina Robinson The Waratahs refuse to change their ways, despite the considerable risks associated with their approach.

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Israel Folau returns in style to guide NSW Waratahs to victory over Bulls

Welcome back: Israel Folau made an immediate impact in his return to the Waratahs,

Georgina Robinson It took 24 seconds for Israel Folau to draw a line under a week of controversy and lay a platform for a tight 19-12 victory against the Bulls in Sydney on Saturday.

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Cheika hoping Bulls' kick-first attitude continues

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Georgina Robinson Up and back, up and back, up and back, run, run, run. That is the rhythm Michael Cheika is expecting the Waratahs will have to work to against kicking powerhouses the Bulls on Sunday morning.

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Waratahs plan to boot Bulls forwards ragged

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Georgina Robinson Johannesburg: After a season spent bottling the urge to kick under pressure, the Waratahs are about to loosen the lid and test their kicking game against the Bulls this weekend.

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Ill-disciplined Tahs pay the penalty as Steyn leads Bulls to victory

Israel Folau.

Georgina Robinson A 25-point scoring blitz by Springboks five-eighth Morne Steyn was too much for the Waratahs to answer on the high veldt on Saturday with NSW going down 30-19 to the South African conference leaders.

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Bulls' last charge leaves Tahs finals hopes dashed

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Georgina Robinson The Waratahs finals campaign appears to be in tatters after they fought hard but faded to their seventh loss this season against a lacklustre but stubborn Bulls in Sydney last night.

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Foley shakes up Waratahs for Bulls match

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 24:  Adam Ashley-Cooper trains during a Waratahs Super Rugby training session at Moore Park on April 24, 2012 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Ryan Pierse/Getty Images)

Georgina Robinson Adam Ashley-Cooper will move to inside centre in a major back-line reshuffle ahead of the Waratahs' must-win clash with the Bulls in Sydney on Friday.

Waratahs face tough battle defending their Super Rugby title in 2015

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Georgina Robinson No one said it would be easy but a gruelling 10 straight games and two defining clashes on South Africa's highveld say going back to back will be a challenge for the Waratahs next year.

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Springboks glasses to help jet lag before Rugby Championship clash with Wallabies

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Georgina Robinson The Springboks are trialling top secret new technology to give themselves an edge in the gruelling Rugby Championship.

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Bryan Habana: The 100-Test Springboks winger who personifies the new South Africa

Out of Africa: Bryan Habana trains with the Springboks in Perth this week.

Georgina Robinson Bryan Habana always talks about what rugby has done for him.

Gritty Matt Hodgson can give Wallabies inside edge in battle with Springboks

Veteran: Matt Hodgson is known for his toughness.

Georgina Robinson Nothing less than true grit will get the Wallabies over the line against South Africa in Perth, and Matt Hodgson knows it. 

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Springboks coach Heyneke Meyer full of praise for wounded Wallabies

Experienced: South African Victor Matfield.

Georgina Robinson Springboks coach Heyneke Meyer has turned to his most experienced players to prevent a Wallabies comeback in Perth this weekend. 

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Waratahs' chance to make history - twice

We did it: Jubilant Waratahs after victory on Saturday night.

Georgina Robinson A Super Rugby record crowd of more than 55,000 could swamp ANZ Stadium to watch the Waratahs shoot for a historic first Super Rugby title against seven-time champions the Crusaders on Saturday night.

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Jacques Potgieter has no regrets sticking to his new home at the Waratahs

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Georgina Robinson The day the Waratahs wrapped up the minor premiership was the day Jacques Potgieter decided to tell his old club he was not interested.

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Benji Marshall's absence fine by Cheika

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Georgina Robinson No Benji Marshall, no worries.

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Kurtley Beale to grin and bear it for Waratahs' clash with Blues

Kurtley Beale is determined to play through pain on Friday.

Georgina Robinson Kurtley Beale will ignore the wishes of his coach that he rest a painful foot injury to back up at inside-centre for the Waratahs in Auckland on Friday.

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Waratahs' Jacques Potgieter calls for self-belief in South African rugby union clashes

Looking ahead: Jacques Potgieter knows South Africa will be difficult but not impossible.

Georgina Robinson Waratahs hard man Jacques Potgieter has called on his teammates to back themselves going in to meet two of the toughest South African teams on the road.

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Waratahs hope Rob Horne proves a selection omen for Super Rugby game against Sharks

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 18: Rob Horne in action during a Waratahs Super Rugby training session at Moore Park on February 18, 2014 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Mark Nolan/Getty Images)

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Georgina Robinson Johannesburg: The last time Rob Horne started on the wing, the Waratahs went on to play in the Super Rugby final.

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