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Georgina Robinson

Georgina Robinson is a Sports Reporter for The Sydney Morning Herald

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Waratahs prop Benn Robinson returns Springboks jersey thought to have been lost for decades

Georgina Robinson Wallaby Benn Robinson was on a mission to return former Springbok captain Abie Malan's missing jersey to his son in Cape Town.

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Cooper bolsters squad to take on Springboks

Georgina Robinson Quade Cooper will make his first start for the Wallabies in almost 12 months after being named at five-eighth in a back line hailed by the Springboks as 'one of the best' they have faced.

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Springboks’ Louw happy to get up close and personal

Francois Louw

Georgina Robinson The battle of the breakdown will take on an unfamiliar new edge with Michael Hooper and Francois Louw going head to head in Brisbane this weekend.

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With Cooper and Folau, Springboks coach says Wallabies' back line is best

Quade Cooper

Georgina Robinson Quade Cooper will make his first start for the Wallabies in almost a year after being named at five-eighth in a back line hailed by the Springboks as ‘‘one of the best’’ they have faced.

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Folau, Cooper in Springboks' sights as de Villiers seeks soft spots

Israel Folau

Georgina Robinson The Springboks have the crosshairs trained on Israel Folau and Quade Cooper in the belief they can exploit the soft spots in the Wallabies' most potent attacking threats.

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'We haven't played near our potential': Mowen confident of Wallabies return to form ahead of Springboks clash

Ben Mowen

Georgina Robinson Cape Town: Ben Mowen believes it is a matter of time before things click for the Wallabies and a physical clash with the Springboks is what the group needs.

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Springboks rout Wallabies in Cape Town horror show

Zane Kirchner.

Georgina Robinson Newlands is sometimes called Mordor by Capetonians, lurking as it does at the foot of Table Mountain with cloud and mist spilling ominously off the mountain's rugged peaks.

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Loss to Australian Schoolboys still festers for All Blacks winger 'Big Bus' Savea

Georgina Robinson All Blacks try-scoring machine Julian Savea hates losing to Australia. 

Coach Ewen McKenzie can afford a 'grunt-laugh' after turning around Wallabies

Eye on the prize: Michael Hooper casts a glance towards the Bledisloe Cup in Penrith on Friday.

Georgina Robinson They have been Ewen McKenzie's Wallabies for a year now and bear the scars and bruises to prove it. 

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Matt Toomua warns the All Blacks are still a mountain to climb

Big Tests ahead: Wallabies star Matt Toomua.

Georgina Robinson Australian rugby is riding high on the Waratahs' Super Rugby triumph but Test playmaker Matt Toomua has warned the Wallabies have "a lot of ground to make up" against New Zealand before the first...

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All eyes on Super Rugby fullback battle between Ben Smith and Israel Folau

World-class Waratah: Fullback Israel Folau tries to evade the Brumbies.

Georgina Robinson Springboks coach Heyneke Meyer ruffled a few feathers last month when he declared fullback Willie Le Roux "the best fullback in the world".

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Ewen McKenzie calls his Wallabies troops back down to earth with All Blacks warning

Winning streak: The All Blacks won't be worried that the Wallabies have been on a roll, says coach Ewen McKenzie.

Georgina Robinson Forget the seven-game winning streak, the five-try bonanzas and the clean sweep of France.

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Wallabies must do better than French series to overcome New Zealand All Blacks

Wallabies coach Ewen McKenzie.

Georgina Robinson Ewen McKenzie says a drought-breaking Bledisloe Cup win is possible but the Wallabies must "do a lot better" than their horror start to last year's campaign if they are to pull off the enormous upset.

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Ewen McKenzie keen to turn Wallabies' defence into a weapon

Ewen McKenzie.

Georgina Robinson Ewen McKenzie will use his second year in charge of the Wallabies to zero in on their defence, deny opposition teams momentum and cash in on counter-attacking opportunities.

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It's Wallabies first as Ewen McKenzie prepares for France and beyond

He has a plan: Wallabies head coach Ewen McKenzie.

Georgina Robinson The Wallabies will use the coming three-Test series against France to prevent another bruising encounter with the All Blacks and Springboks this year.

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Stephen Moore wants Wallabies to take inspiration from NSW Blues

Leadership team: Moore with Adam Ashley-Cooper and Michael Hooper.

Georgina Robinson Newly anointed Wallabies captain Stephen Moore has vowed to usher in a new era of standards-driven culture to return Australia to No.1 in the world rankings.

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Stephen Moore shrugs off previous poor starts to season for Wallabies

Stephen Moore at the Wallabies camp at Sanctuary Cove.

Georgina Robinson There is a small but irritating fly in the ointment heading into the Wallabies' bid to notch five Test wins in a row for the first time since 2008.

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Berrick Barnes suggests rethink of Test eligibility rules

Berrick

Georgina Robinson Former Wallabies star Berrick Barnes has taken to life in Japan like a koi to water.

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What Waratahs recruit Jacques Potgieter lacks in style he makes up for in substance

Jacques Potgieter

Georgina Robinson Jacques Potgieter says he doesn't have a "style".

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Israel Folau confident Kurtley Beale will direct Waratahs attack in Cape Town

Folau signs with the Waratahs (Thumbnail)

Georgina Robinson Dual international Israel Folau has backed Waratahs teammate Kurtley Beale to right the NSW attack with or without him this week.