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Georgina Robinson

Georgina Robinson is a Sports Reporter for The Sydney Morning Herald

Wallabies are looking ahead despite disappointing loss to Springboks, says Nick Phipps

Georgina Robinson Wallabies halfback Nick Phipps vowed his teammates would not arrive in Argentina ‘‘kicking stones’’ despite letting a win slip in spectacular fashion against South Africa on...

Wallabies captain Michael Hooper admits his side could not match Springboks

Michael Hooper

Georgina Robinson Michael Hooper told it straight after the Wallabies' late-game collapse against South Africa, admitting "we couldn't keep up with them" as the Springboks powered home with three tries in the final...

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Springboks staple Schalk Burger bounces back from body blows

Springboks regular: The quarter-final clash against the Wallabies in 2011 was Schalk Burger's last match for South Africa before this year.

Georgina Robinson Schalk Burger has been to the edge and back and there are still things he cannot talk about. 

Joe Tomane's return a key boost for Wallabies in clash against Springboks

Georgina Robinson Joe Tomane knows the Wallabies will be up against it in his first Test appearance in almost a year.

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Mohoje's selection for Springboks puts race in spotlight

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Georgina Robinson Race permeates everything in South Africa but its influence in sport, particularly rugby, is a touchy issue.

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Wallabies fullback Israel Folau looking forward to Springboks match

Israel Folau said the group was aware of what was at stake this weekend.

Georgina Robinson It was this time last year that Quade Cooper declared the Wallabies had "run out of excuses".

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Wallabies recall winger Joe Tomane for Springboks Test

Stepping up, again: Joe Tomane training with the Canberra Vikings earlier this month.

Georgina Robinson Storming Brumbies winger Joe Tomane makes his long-awaited return to Test rugby in three changes to the Wallabies' starting line-up for their clash with South Africa.

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Andrew Blades says Wallabies ready for physical test against Springboks

No shortcuts: The Springboks have become the most fearsome side at the breakdown in world rugby.

Georgina Robinson A two-year transformation under collision king Richie Gray has turned South Africa into the most ferocious breakdown competitors in Test rugby, Wallabies forwards coach Andrew Blades has warned.

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Springboks refuse to hang loss to Wallabies on Bryan Habana's controversial yellow card

Bryan Habana

Georgina Robinson The Springboks will seek "clarity" around Bryan Habana's controversial sin-binning but have refused to blame match officials for their one-point loss to the Wallabies in Perth.

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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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Springboks want to deny Israel Folau opportunities in Test

Always a threat: Wallaby fullback Israel Folau.

Georgina Robinson Perth: The Springboks will look to "cut off supply" to Israel Folau to continue a remarkable 90 per cent success rate on the road for the past two years. 

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Wallabies edge Springboks in Perth with late seven-pointer

Captain fantastic: Michael Hooper of the Wallabies fends off a tackle by Tendai Mtawarira of the Springboks.

Georgina Robinson It was magic they needed and magic they produced, just in time.

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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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Wallabies Test brings Springboks' Bryan Habana both pain and satisfaction

Springboks flyer Bryan Habana.

Georgina Robinson The Wallabies have been the source of great pain and great satisfaction in Bryan Habana's glittering Test career. 

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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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.

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

Safely returned: David Malan and Benn Robinson with the jersey that had been thought to be lost.

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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