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Georgina Robinson

Georgina Robinson is a Sports Reporter for The Sydney Morning Herald

Ewen McKenzie throws down gauntlet to All Blacks as Wallabies prepare for Bledisloe clash

Georgina Robinson Ewen McKenzie has challenged the All Blacks to "bring their A game" to the second Bledisloe Cup clash and defend their 28-year unbeaten run at Eden Park against the Wallabies. 

After Wallabies' 'confusing' draw, Kurtley Beale waits for Ewen McKenzie's next thoughts

Kurtley Beale looks to spread play on Saturday night.

Georgina Robinson Kurtley Beale could only hope he had done enough to retain the No.10 jersey at Eden Park this weekend.

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Wallabies giant Will Skelton unfazed with challenge of Bledisloe II

Game on: Will Skelton after the Wallabies announced an unchanged line-up for the second Bledisloe Cup Test.

Georgina Robinson The team may be the same but nothing else is. 

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Ewen Mckenzie's Wallabies: same guys, different tactics for Eden Park

Wallabies coach Ewen McKenzie announces the team for the second Bledisloe Cup Test in Sydney on Tuesday.

Georgina Robinson The Wallabies are on high alert for a harder-edged All Blacks outfit in their must-win second Bledisloe Cup clash in Auckland on Saturday.

James Slipper says Wallabies need more teamwork

James Slipper takes Aaron Cruden along for the ride in Bledisloe I.

Georgina Robinson James Slipper believes the Wallabies are "on the way up" against the All Blacks but must be much harder on themselves to notch a drought-breaking win at Eden Park. 

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Wallabies' front row takes another hit but Sekope Kepu has faith

Georgina Robinson Experienced Test prop Sekope Kepu says the Wallabies can rise above a litany of injuries to match a seasoned All Blacks pack in front of more than 70,000 people at ANZ Stadium this weekend.

Kurtley Beale selected as Wallabies' five-eighth for Bledisloe Cup

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Georgina Robinson Kurtley Beale will wear the Wallabies No.10 jersey for the first time since 2012 in an overhauled Australian back line to play the All Blacks on Saturday.

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Kurtley Beale man to give Wallabies winning edge, says Ewen McKenzie

Smiling assassin: Wallabies No.10 Kurtley Beale.

Georgina Robinson The search for a Bledisloe Cup-winning edge prompted Ewen McKenzie to dump match-winning playmaker Bernard Foley and hand the No.10 jersey to a resurgent Kurtley Beale for the first time in two years.

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All Blacks winger Cory Jane has dig of his own at Wallabies No.10 Kurtley Beale

Ready to test Kurtley Beale:  All Black winger Cory Jane at training.

Georgina Robinson All Blacks winger Cory Jane has taken a leaf out of his coach's book and dared Wallabies five-eighth Kurtley Beale to defend in the front line against New Zealand in the opening Bledisloe Cup Test.

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Kurtley Beale is the X-factor for Wallabies in the Bledisloe Cup

Kurtley Beale: The man with the ''intangibles'' for the Wallabies.

Georgina Robinson Ewen McKenzie has benched the player shaping as Australia's ''Dan Carter'' in favour of the experience and X-factor of Kurtley Beale.

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Bledisloe Cup: Wallabies break All Blacks' record run in opener

Mud bath: Adam Ashley-Cooper is taken to the turf by Aaron Cruden.

Georgina Robinson A scrappy band of mud-smeared Wallabies denied the world's best Test rugby dynasty a history-making, record-breaking 18th win on the trot in front of a rain-affected 68,627 fans in Sydney.

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Christian Leali'ifano hoping to regain kicking accuracy and spot in Wallabies team

Kicking on: Brumbies and Wallabies star Christian Leali'ifano will be hoping to regain his goal kicking accuracy.

Georgina Robinson He was supposed to be Australia's answer to Dan Carter, Leigh Halfpenny and Morne Steyn.

Pat McCabe set to cap Super comeback season with Wallabies start

Fairytale return: Pat McCabe.

Georgina Robinson Storming Brumbies back Pat McCabe looks set for his first Test start in almost two years when the Wallabies take on New Zealand in the Bledisloe Cup opener next week.

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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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Tatafu Polota-Nau injury causes anxiety for Wallabies

Agony: An injury to Tatafu Polota-Nau could cause maximum pain for the Wallabies.

Georgina Robinson The Wallabies' plans for a Bledisloe Cup upset have taken a body blow with a major cloud over Test hooker Tatafu Polota-Nau.

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James Slipper says Wallabies don't care about All Blacks' shot at record in Bledisloe clash

Promise: Nathan Charles (left) with James Slipper at Mount Panorama on Wednesday.

Georgina Robinson The All Blacks are 80 minutes away from claiming the longest ever Test-match winning streak among tier-one nations but the Wallabies "don't really care".

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Nathan Charles won't let Wallabies down against All Blacks, says Michael Foley

Georgina Robinson World Cup-winning former Wallabies hooker Michael Foley has backed rookie Nathan Charles to rise to the challenge of packing down against the All Blacks in the first Bledisloe Cup Test next weekend.

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Wallabies coach Ewen McKenzie takes latest injuries in his stride

No Wallabies call-up ... Benn Robinson after the Waratahs won the Super Rugby title on Saturday.

Georgina Robinson Ewen McKenzie insists there is no "crisis" in the Wallabies' front row stocks despite injury claiming two players in as many days.

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Henry Speight named in Wallabies squad for Rugby Championship

New Wallaby: Brumbies flyer Henry Speight.

Georgina Robinson Rampaging Brumbies winger Henry Speight is the only new name in the Wallabies squad to play in the Rugby Championship next month. 

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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.