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Georgina Robinson

Georgina Robinson is a Sports Reporter for The Sydney Morning Herald

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

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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Waratahs coach Michael Cheika says top two finish in sights

Adam Ashley-Cooper is crunched by the Bulls' defence.

Georgina Robinson The Waratahs are "on track" but must keep improving to reach their goal of a top two finish, according to coach Michael Cheika.

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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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Waratahs admit their attack too reliant on Israel Folau 'effect'

'Ready to play' Israel Folau trains with the Waratahs on Tuesday

Georgina Robinson Waratahs attack coach Daryl Gibson has put a sobering voice to what the numbers have been indicating all season.

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Waratahs unsure of Israel Folau's inclusion after ARU intervention

Waratahs forward Michael Hooper looks perplexed after a Force try in Perth on Saturday night.

Georgina Robinson The Waratahs' preparations are in limbo for their crucial home clash with the Bulls this weekend because coach Michael Cheika says he has "no idea" if Israel Folau will be available.

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Nick Cummins hat-trick leads Force to win over Waratahs

Tough night: WIll Skelton and the Waratahs were no match for the Force.

Georgina Robinson A Nick Cummins hat-trick produced the upset win of the Australian conference, a determined Force stunning the Waratahs 28-16 on Saturday night.

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The Breakdown

Waratahs coach Michael Cheika could benefit from pressure-cooker conditions

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Georgina Robinson If the misconduct case against Waratahs coach Michael Cheika does not have the same outcome as Football Federation Australia's case against Brendon Santalab this could turn into a major headache for...

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Israel Folau and Cam Crawford combine for Waratahs' Super Rugby game against Western Force

Back in business: Israel Folau.

Georgina Robinson Perth: The return of Israel Folau and Cam Crawford to the Waratahs' starting line-up for their clash with the Force reunites one of last year's most consistent and productive partnerships.

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Israel Folau's fitness fortifies Waratahs before Western Force

Georgina Robinson Israel Folau does not define the Waratahs but he enlivens and fortifies them.

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Well-oiled Waratahs face more gruelling battles

Dave Dennis sits in the sin bin in Durban last month.

Georgina Robinson After weathering two weeks in South Africa, the Waratahs must steel themselves for two more brutal encounters, despite being back on Australian soil.

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Waratahs face make or break three-week run

Adam Ashley-Cooper

Georgina Robinson The Waratahs face a season-defining next three weeks as they prepare for two home games and their first clash with a New Zealand side.

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Michael Foley laughs off Western Force's 'favourites' tag against Waratahs

Michael Foley, coach of the Waratahs
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Georgina Robinson Western Force coach Michael Foley has laughed off suggestions his side are favourites for Saturday's derby clash with the Waratahs, saying they have done nothing of note yet.

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Waratahs' Rob Horne faces choice over future

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Georgina Robinson Where oh where will Rob Horne end up next season?

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Waratahs to practice their poker faces against Stormers, says Sekope Kepu

Georgina Robinson Cape Town: It will be the return of the poker face when the Waratahs attempt to get their tour of South Africa back on track against the Stormers this weekend.

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

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

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Waratahs brutalised by mauling Sharks in Durban

Jacques Potgieter chagres into the Sharks defence.

Georgina Robinson The Sharks sent an emphatic signal they are the real deal this year with an aggressive 32-10 win over an impotent Waratahs on Saturday.

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Jake White baits Michael Cheika after Sharks swamp Waratahs

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Georgina Robinson Jake White was only too eager to pour salt into the gaping wounds left in the Waratahs' confidence by his new team the Sharks.

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Waratahs coach Michael Cheika investigated over sideline confrontation with cameraman

Investigated: Waratahs coach Michael Cheika.

Georgina Robinson Durban: The organisers of Super Rugby are investigating a complaint made against Waratahs coach Michael Cheika after the side's spiteful clash with the Sharks on Saturday.

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Waratahs won't underestimate Stormers despite losing streak

Wary of Stormers: Waratahs' coach Michael Cheika.

Georgina Robinson Cape Town: The Stormers may be in the midst of an injury crisis, a coaching overhaul and a losing streak, but the Waratahs are refusing to underestimate their threat this week.

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NSW Waratahs learning how to combine physicality and finesse

Brendan McKibbon

Georgina Robinson The Waratahs are learning the hard way how to juggle the baseball bat and the violin.

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