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Georgina Robinson is a Sports Reporter for The Sydney Morning Herald

Rugby

Scott Fardy ruled out of Italy Test as Tatafu Polota-Nau is set for return

Georgina Robinson Wallabies flanker Scott Fardy has been ruled out of the side's Test against Italy after suffering a concussion in Australia's loss to England last weekend.

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Wallabies coach Ewen McKenzie refuses to rule out another captaincy shake-up for Italy Test

Ben Mowen

Georgina Robinson Ewen McKenzie is keeping his options open on the Wallabies' captaincy, declaring that form trumps leadership skills and will dictate his decision on who leads Australia against Italy this weekend.

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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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Rob Simmons switch: Wallabies forward plans a blinder as a flanker against Italy

Rob Simmons

Georgina Robinson TURIN: Rob Simmons might have learnt of his impending turn as the blindside breakaway only on Monday while at Turin Airport, but Wallabies coach Ewen McKenzie's selection was not entirely out of left...

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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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Quade Cooper sets up rugby Test win against Italy

Quade Cooper.

Georgina Robinson The Wallabies playmaker believes his performance was his best since returning to the Test fold.

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Quade Cooper says Italy form his best since return

Quade Cooper

Georgina Robinson Wallabies playmaker Quade Cooper believes his assured performance against Italy at the weekend was his best game in the No.10 jersey since returning to the Test fold.

Wallabies ready for Italy

Nathan Sharpe

Georgina Robinson After defeating England, Wallabies look to put together another good performance.

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Mitchell expected to replace Ioane for Italy Test

WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND - SEPTEMBER 19: Drew Mitchell and Quade Cooper of 
the Wallabies laugh during an Australian Wallabies IRB Rugby World Cup 2011 
training session at Rugby League Park at Rugby League Park on September 19, 2011 
in Wellington, New Zealand. (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images) 

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Georgina Robinson Drew Mitchell is expected to make his second start for the Wallabies since injuring his hamstring in the Rugby World Cup 13 months ago.

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Injury blow for Wallabies with Polota-Nau out of Italy clash

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Georgina Robinson The Wallabies plans to disrupt Italy at the set piece have taken a blow with the withdrawal of hooker Tatafu Polota-Nau.

Rugby Union

James O'Connor is world's best kicker under pressure, study shows

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Georgina Robinson James O'Connor might be on the nose in Australian rugby but there may be a very good reason for Ewen McKenzie to bring him home for the 2015 World Cup.

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Wallabies fall to England at Twickenham as grand slam dream disappears

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Georgina Robinson The Wallabies fell to their eighth loss of the season after a scrappy performance against England in an ominous start to a gruelling five-Test spring tour.

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World Cup spurs Wallabies

Stephen Moore and Adam Ashley-Cooper.

Georgina Robinson Key players at a loss to explain the Wallabies' endless growing pains.

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Wallabies' loss to England bursts mini-bubble

Adam Ashley-Cooper

Georgina Robinson The Wallabies are "remaining competitive" despite falling to their eighth loss of the season and their sixth under Ewen McKenzie, the Australia coach said.

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Wallabies did not see loss coming, says Adam Ashley-Cooper

Adam Ashley-Cooper.

Georgina Robinson The Wallabies' loss to England was all the more disappointing because they did not see it coming, Adam Ashley-Cooper said.

Rugby Union

Wallabies losing ground

Top of the heap: England's Joel Tomkins clears Australian skipper Ben Mowen out of the ruck.

Georgina Robinson Wallabies ''remaining competitive'' despite falling to eighth loss of season.

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Wallabies seek to right the ship during spring tour as World Cup looms

Adam Ashley-Cooper

Georgina Robinson The spectre of the 2015 World Cup must drive the Wallabies to get their spring tour back on track. Adam Ashley-Cooper says there is too much at stake and too few chances to gain experience against...

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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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Chance for improving Wallabies to put their names up in lights during European swing

EwenMcKenzie

Georgina Robinson Ewen McKenzie says the Wallabies' pack has a perfect opportunity to enhance its reputation on a gruelling five-Test tour of Europe.

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