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FOXSPORTS.com.au
All Blacks: World Cup winning coach Steve Hansen re-signs with New Zealand rugbyBlacks farewelling a number of its modern day legends following last year’s Wor
All Blacks: World Cup winning coach Steve Hansen re-signs with New Zealand rugby
FOXSPORTS.com.au / Posted yesterday
Blacks farewelling a number of its modern day legends following last year’s World Cup, including Richie McCaw, Dan Carter, Conrad Smith, Ma’a Nonu, Tony Woodcock and Keven Mealamu, New Zealand rugby has continued its dominance in 2016. The All... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Hansen re-signs with All BlacksBlacks farewelling a number of its modern day legends following last year’s Wor
Hansen re-signs with All Blacks
The Courier Mail / Posted yesterday
Blacks farewelling a number of its modern day legends following last year’s World Cup, including Richie McCaw, Dan Carter, Conrad Smith, Ma’a Nonu, Tony Woodcock and Keven Mealamu, New Zealand rugby has continued its dominance in 2016. The All... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Justin Marshall: Only mental question remains for Hurricanesthat crap, to be honest, and were experienced All Blacks who knew how to get th
Justin Marshall: Only mental question remains for Hurricanes
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 3 days ago
that crap, to be honest, and were experienced All Blacks who knew how to get through that adversity. But with the likes of Conrad Smith and Ma'a Nonu gone, they have less of that luxury this year. I did like the maturity of Beauden Barrett and TJ... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
John Roughan: Our rugby is filthy rich with talentand he was a revelation. Crotty was so tidy, direct, near perfect in his timing
John Roughan: Our rugby is filthy rich with talent
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 3 days ago
and he was a revelation. Crotty was so tidy, direct, near perfect in his timing and distribution that he looked as good as Conrad Smith. Every chance he got at centre subsequently confirmed that impression. I'm sure the selectors agreed, one or... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Dan Carter 'extremely impressed' by All Blacksover the Welsh last month. It was the All Blacks first campaign without the li
Dan Carter 'extremely impressed' by All Blacks
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 5 days ago
over the Welsh last month. It was the All Blacks first campaign without the likes of veterans Richie McCaw, Ma'a Nonu, Conrad Smith, Tony Woodcock, Keven Mealamu and Carter who all ended their international careers following the World Cup... Read more
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NZCity
Hurricanes weaker on paper but pack punchand hosting the Sharks in a quarter-final on Saturday. They defied commentator
Hurricanes weaker on paper but pack punch
NZCity / Posted 5 days ago
and hosting the Sharks in a quarter-final on Saturday. They defied commentators who described the departure of All Blacks Conrad Smith, Ma'a Nonu, Jeremy Thrush and Ben Franks to Europe as debilitating. Combine that with season-ending injuries to... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Dan Carter 'extremely impressed' by All Blacksover the Welsh last month. It was the All Blacks first campaign without the li
Dan Carter 'extremely impressed' by All Blacks
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 5 days ago
over the Welsh last month. It was the All Blacks first campaign without the likes of veterans Richie McCaw, Ma'a Nonu, Conrad Smith, Tony Woodcock, Keven Mealamu and Carter who all ended their international careers following the World Cup... Read more
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FOXSPORTS.com.au
Former All Blacks coach Laurie Mains on NZ’s rugby dominanceshot and taken its high octane style to another level. The loss of luminaries
Former All Blacks coach Laurie Mains on NZ’s rugby dominance
FOXSPORTS.com.au / Posted 5 days ago
shot and taken its high octane style to another level. The loss of luminaries Richie McCaw, Dan Carter, Ma’a Nonu, Conrad Smith, Keven Mealamu and Tony Woodcock would cripple some countries but in New Zealand it has simply provided... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
How the Hurricanes went from 'fat and slow' to the top teamlook like a team with much in the way of prospects. The hole left in their midf
How the Hurricanes went from 'fat and slow' to the top team
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 7 days ago
look like a team with much in the way of prospects. The hole left in their midfield by the departures of Ma'a Nonu and Conrad Smith was gaping, and without James Broadhurst bringing his steely, workmanlike edge to the pack, they looked nothing... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Fortune's blowing their waylook like a team with much in the way of prospects. The hole left in their midf
Fortune's blowing their way
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 7 days ago
look like a team with much in the way of prospects. The hole left in their midfield by the departures of Ma'a Nonu and Conrad Smith was gaping, and without James Broadhurst bringing his steely, workmanlike edge to the pack, they looked nothing... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Hurricanes in box seat for playoffsailing scrum sprang to life in the second half and an unproven midfield combina
Hurricanes in box seat for playoffs
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 8 days ago
ailing scrum sprang to life in the second half and an unproven midfield combination looked as solid as, well, Ma'a Nonu and Conrad Smith. When you have men such as prop Loni Uhila and Callum Gibbins making telling impact off the pine, TJ Perenara at... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
NZR are winning the fightfurther than this exodus. Some could point to the loss of the Golden Generatio
NZR are winning the fight
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 9 days ago
further than this exodus. Some could point to the loss of the Golden Generation - Richie McCaw, Daniel Carter, Ma'a Nonu, Conrad Smith, Keven Mealamu and Tony Woodcock - and say New Zealand has suffered a major cleanout. But all of those great... Read more
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NZCity
Key meets French president in ParisKey had a private dinner with Prime Minister Manuel Valls, where France-based f
Key meets French president in Paris
NZCity / Posted 11 days ago
Key had a private dinner with Prime Minister Manuel Valls, where France-based former All Blacks Dan Carter, Ma'a Nonu and Conrad Smith were on the guest list. Mr Key came to Paris from Rome, where he met Italian Prime Minister Matteo... Read more
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NZCity
Laumape back for Hurricanes startheritage, with the midfield having been a revolving door this season in the wak
Laumape back for Hurricanes start
NZCity / Posted 12 days ago
heritage, with the midfield having been a revolving door this season in the wake of the departure of All Blacks greats Conrad Smith and Ma'a Nonu to French clubs. Vince Aso is also sidelined with a calf complaint. Laumape came off the bench... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
PM dines with rugby stars in ParisFrench-based former All Blacks Dan Carter, Ma'a Nonu and Conrad Smith attended
PM dines with rugby stars in Paris
Otago Daily Times / Posted 12 days ago
French-based former All Blacks Dan Carter, Ma'a Nonu and Conrad Smith attended the dinner on Wednesday (local time), hosted by French Prime Minister Manuel Valls. The dinner came after bilateral talks between the leaders, who first met in March this... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Rugby stars join John Key for a pre-Bastille Day dinner with French PMroyalty at a private dinner in Paris this morning (NZ time). French-based form
Rugby stars join John Key for a pre-Bastille Day dinner with French PM
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 12 days ago
royalty at a private dinner in Paris this morning (NZ time). French-based former All Blacks Dan Carter, Ma'a Nonu and Conrad Smith attended the dinner, hosted by French Prime Minister Manuel Valls. The dinner came after bilateral talks... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Rugby stars join John Key for a pre-Bastille Day dinner with French PMroyalty at a private dinner in Paris this morning (NZ time). French-based form
Rugby stars join John Key for a pre-Bastille Day dinner with French PM
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 12 days ago
royalty at a private dinner in Paris this morning (NZ time). French-based former All Blacks Dan Carter, Ma'a Nonu and Conrad Smith attended the dinner, hosted by French Prime Minister Manuel Valls. The dinner came after bilateral talks... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Nominations open for 2016 VUW Blues Awardsof the Year; Māori Sportspersons of the Year; Blue Award for Sport. Victoria Un
Nominations open for 2016 VUW Blues Awards
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 13 days ago
of the Year; Māori Sportspersons of the Year; Blue Award for Sport. Victoria University recognised previous students, Conrad Smith and Victor Vito, who later played for the All Blacks. Institutions throughout New Zealand award hundreds of... Read more
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NZCity
Fiery skipper Coles backed by Hurricanesadmitting last year that he was baited by Test opponents. His appointment this
Fiery skipper Coles backed by Hurricanes
NZCity / Posted 13 days ago
admitting last year that he was baited by Test opponents. His appointment this year as skipper in place of the departed Conrad Smith was greeted with some surprise, given he hadn't led a team since college level. Plumtree says he is unaware of... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Sonny Bill Williams set to go ahead of Charlie Ngatai in midfieldtest football next month. It's a tough blow for a player who could yet establi
Sonny Bill Williams set to go ahead of Charlie Ngatai in midfield
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 13 days ago
test football next month. It's a tough blow for a player who could yet establish himself as the long-term replacement to Conrad Smith in the All Blacks' midfield. Ngatai's timing, distribution, linebreaking and ability to switch effortlessly... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
World cycling boss: Tragedy is inevitable unless fan behaviour improvesa bend in the road. Bennett, though, managed to drop his shoulder and send the
World cycling boss: Tragedy is inevitable unless fan behaviour improves
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 15 days ago
a bend in the road. Bennett, though, managed to drop his shoulder and send the fan flying rather than the other way around. Former All Black Conrad Smith, who was present at yesterday's stage, would surely have approved. - Telegraph and staff writ... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Tongariro: Mountain adventurecar-wrecking yard that was the setting for the 1980s Kiwi classic Smash Palace.
Tongariro: Mountain adventure
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 16 days ago
car-wrecking yard that was the setting for the 1980s Kiwi classic Smash Palace. Tongariro National Park, Ruapehu. Photo / Conrad Smith Mounting the Everest again (literally, you do need the step) and turning a few too many dials, I finally... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Big read: The maligned sabbatical has now become rugby's saviourbe different. The sabbatical, in various guises, was a critical factor in allo
Big read: The maligned sabbatical has now become rugby's saviour
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 16 days ago
be different. The sabbatical, in various guises, was a critical factor in allowing Ma'a Nonu, Richie McCaw, Carter and Conrad Smith to make it to the 2015 World Cup. All of them say now the time they spent away from the grind of playing in New... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Big read: The maligned sabbatical has now become rugby's saviourbe different. The sabbatical, in various guises, was a critical factor in allo
Big read: The maligned sabbatical has now become rugby's saviour
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 16 days ago
be different. The sabbatical, in various guises, was a critical factor in allowing Ma'a Nonu, Richie McCaw, Carter and Conrad Smith to make it to the 2015 World Cup. All of them say now the time they spent away from the grind of playing in New... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Why poor Super form won’t affect WallabiesBlacks in Sydney on August 20 is looking no easier in the era beyond Richie McC
Why poor Super form won’t affect Wallabies
Daily Telegraph / Posted 16 days ago
Blacks in Sydney on August 20 is looking no easier in the era beyond Richie McCaw, Dan Carter, Tony Woodcock, Ma’a Nonu and Conrad Smith. “The Wallabies showed at the World Cup mere months ago they can beat or compete with everybody in the world so... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Why poor Super form won’t affect WallabiesBlacks in Sydney on August 20 is looking no easier in the era beyond Richie McC
Why poor Super form won’t affect Wallabies
Adelaide Now / Posted 16 days ago
Blacks in Sydney on August 20 is looking no easier in the era beyond Richie McCaw, Dan Carter, Tony Woodcock, Ma’a Nonu and Conrad Smith. “The Wallabies showed at the World Cup mere months ago they can beat or compete with everybody in the world so... Read more
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FOXSPORTS.com.au
Super Rugby, Wallabies, All Blacks, Reds, Chiefs, Matt O’ConnorBlacks in Sydney on August 20 is looking no easier in the era beyond Richie McC
Super Rugby, Wallabies, All Blacks, Reds, Chiefs, Matt O’Connor
FOXSPORTS.com.au / Posted 17 days ago
Blacks in Sydney on August 20 is looking no easier in the era beyond Richie McCaw, Dan Carter, Tony Woodcock, Ma’a Nonu and Conrad Smith. “The Wallabies showed at the World Cup mere months ago they can beat or compete with everybody in the world so... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Why poor Super form won’t affect WallabiesBlacks in Sydney on August 20 is looking no easier in the era beyond Richie McC
Why poor Super form won’t affect Wallabies
The Courier Mail / Posted 17 days ago
Blacks in Sydney on August 20 is looking no easier in the era beyond Richie McCaw, Dan Carter, Tony Woodcock, Ma’a Nonu and Conrad Smith. “The Wallabies showed at the World Cup mere months ago they can beat or compete with everybody in the world so... Read more
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walesonline
The frightening array of global stars waiting for Welsh teams in EuropeIt reads like the 2015 Rugby World Cup dream team. But what do Conrad Smith, M
The frightening array of global stars waiting for Welsh teams in Europe
walesonline / Posted 24 days ago
It reads like the 2015 Rugby World Cup dream team. But what do Conrad Smith, Ma’a Nonu, Mamuka Gorgodze, Schalk Burger, Matt Giteau, Bryan Habana, Juan Martin Fernandez Lobbe, Drew Mitchell, Duane Vermeulen and Ayumu Goromaru have in common apart... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Remember Super Rugby? Well, it's backand James Broadhurst because of injury, and trying to restructure themselves af
Remember Super Rugby? Well, it's back
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 25 days ago
and James Broadhurst because of injury, and trying to restructure themselves after the retirements of Ma'a Nonu and Conrad Smith, the Hurricanes haven't been as direct or emphatic as they were last year. But they welcome back an in-form... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Three Wallabies in Test team of the weekcontinued to experiment with his centre pairings as he looks to find the winnin
Three Wallabies in Test team of the week
Daily Telegraph / Posted 28 days ago
continued to experiment with his centre pairings as he looks to find the winning combination to replace Ma’a Nonu and Conrad Smith. Moala turned in perhaps the best audition of any All Black to claim one of the jerseys with a barnstorming... Read more
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FOXSPORTS.com.au
Three Wallabies make cut in Fox Sports Lab’s Test team of the weekcontinued to experiment with his centre pairings as he looks to find the winnin
Three Wallabies make cut in Fox Sports Lab’s Test team of the week
FOXSPORTS.com.au / Posted 28 days ago
continued to experiment with his centre pairings as he looks to find the winning combination to replace Ma’a Nonu and Conrad Smith. Moala turned in perhaps the best audition of any All Black to claim one of the jerseys with a barnstorming... Read more
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walesonline
Wales' major problems explained as season endssuccesses under Hansen and Henry were built on having true greats Richie McCaw,
Wales' major problems explained as season ends
walesonline / Posted 28 days ago
successes under Hansen and Henry were built on having true greats Richie McCaw, Dan Carter and Ma’a Nonu in their ranks, Conrad Smith at outside-centre and Tony Woodcock at prop. They have not only lost in excess of 800 caps but startling... Read more
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give me sport
Warren Gatland urges Wales to learn from New Zealand lessonsamount of talent they have got is frightening," he added. "They may have lost
Warren Gatland urges Wales to learn from New Zealand lessons
give me sport / Posted 29 days ago
amount of talent they have got is frightening," he added. "They may have lost (Dan) Carter, (Richie) McCaw, (Ma'a) Nonu, (Conrad) Smith and all of those great players, but that doesn't make a difference here. They lose a little bit of experience,... Read more
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Shropshire Star
Warren Gatland urges Wales to learn from New Zealand lessons « Shropshire Staramount of talent they have got is frightening," he added. "They may have lost
Warren Gatland urges Wales to learn from New Zealand lessons « Shropshire Star
Shropshire Star / Posted 29 days ago
amount of talent they have got is frightening," he added. "They may have lost (Dan) Carter, (Richie) McCaw, (Ma'a) Nonu, (Conrad) Smith and all of those great players, but that doesn't make a difference here. They lose a little bit of experience,... Read more
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BT Sport
Warren Gatland urges Wales to learn from New Zealand lessonsamount of talent they have got is frightening," he added. "They may have lost
Warren Gatland urges Wales to learn from New Zealand lessons
BT Sport / Posted 29 days ago
amount of talent they have got is frightening," he added. "They may have lost (Dan) Carter, (Richie) McCaw, (Ma'a) Nonu, (Conrad) Smith and all of those great players, but that doesn't make a difference here. They lose a little bit of experience,... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
Warren Gatland urges Wales to learn from New Zealand lessonsamount of talent they have got is frightening," he added. "They may have lost
Warren Gatland urges Wales to learn from New Zealand lessons
Kingston Guardian / Posted 29 days ago
amount of talent they have got is frightening," he added. "They may have lost (Dan) Carter, (Richie) McCaw, (Ma'a) Nonu, (Conrad) Smith and all of those great players, but that doesn't make a difference here. They lose a little bit of experience,... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Warren Gatland urges Wales to learn from New Zealand lessonsamount of talent they have got is frightening," he added. "They may have lost
Warren Gatland urges Wales to learn from New Zealand lessons
Oxford Mail / Posted 29 days ago
amount of talent they have got is frightening," he added. "They may have lost (Dan) Carter, (Richie) McCaw, (Ma'a) Nonu, (Conrad) Smith and all of those great players, but that doesn't make a difference here. They lose a little bit of experience,... Read more
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Gazette
Warren Gatland urges Wales to learn from New Zealand lessonsamount of talent they have got is frightening," he added. "They may have lost
Warren Gatland urges Wales to learn from New Zealand lessons
Gazette / Posted 29 days ago
amount of talent they have got is frightening," he added. "They may have lost (Dan) Carter, (Richie) McCaw, (Ma'a) Nonu, (Conrad) Smith and all of those great players, but that doesn't make a difference here. They lose a little bit of experience,... Read more
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guardian-series
Warren Gatland urges Wales to learn from New Zealand lessonsamount of talent they have got is frightening," he added. "They may have lost
Warren Gatland urges Wales to learn from New Zealand lessons
guardian-series / Posted 29 days ago
amount of talent they have got is frightening," he added. "They may have lost (Dan) Carter, (Richie) McCaw, (Ma'a) Nonu, (Conrad) Smith and all of those great players, but that doesn't make a difference here. They lose a little bit of experience,... Read more
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Harrow Times
Warren Gatland urges Wales to learn from New Zealand lessonsamount of talent they have got is frightening," he added. "They may have lost
Warren Gatland urges Wales to learn from New Zealand lessons
Harrow Times / Posted 29 days ago
amount of talent they have got is frightening," he added. "They may have lost (Dan) Carter, (Richie) McCaw, (Ma'a) Nonu, (Conrad) Smith and all of those great players, but that doesn't make a difference here. They lose a little bit of experience,... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Warren Gatland urges Wales to learn from New Zealand lessonsamount of talent they have got is frightening," he added. "They may have lost
Warren Gatland urges Wales to learn from New Zealand lessons
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 29 days ago
amount of talent they have got is frightening," he added. "They may have lost (Dan) Carter, (Richie) McCaw, (Ma'a) Nonu, (Conrad) Smith and all of those great players, but that doesn't make a difference here. They lose a little bit of experience,... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
Warren Gatland urges Wales to learn from New Zealand lessonsamount of talent they have got is frightening," he added. "They may have lost
Warren Gatland urges Wales to learn from New Zealand lessons
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 29 days ago
amount of talent they have got is frightening," he added. "They may have lost (Dan) Carter, (Richie) McCaw, (Ma'a) Nonu, (Conrad) Smith and all of those great players, but that doesn't make a difference here. They lose a little bit of experience,... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Warren Gatland urges Wales to learn from New Zealand lessonsamount of talent they have got is frightening," he added. "They may have lost
Warren Gatland urges Wales to learn from New Zealand lessons
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 29 days ago
amount of talent they have got is frightening," he added. "They may have lost (Dan) Carter, (Richie) McCaw, (Ma'a) Nonu, (Conrad) Smith and all of those great players, but that doesn't make a difference here. They lose a little bit of experience,... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Promising beginning to new All Blacks erahow quickly they would. For what, by international standards, was an age, the
Promising beginning to new All Blacks era
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 29 days ago
how quickly they would. For what, by international standards, was an age, the likes of Richie McCaw, Daniel Carter and Conrad Smith had been responsible for driving the All Blacks out of tight spots. Hansen was concerned some of the new leaders... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
All Blacks turn new page with series win over Walescould control a game at flyhalf. MIDFIELD CONUNDRUM Hansen's biggest concern
All Blacks turn new page with series win over Wales
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 29 days ago
could control a game at flyhalf. MIDFIELD CONUNDRUM Hansen's biggest concern prior to the series was the midfield, with Conrad Smith and Ma'a Nonu moving to clubs in France after the World Cup. While Ryan Crotty did not have the line-breaking... Read more
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The Star
All Blacks turn new page with series win over Walescould control a game at flyhalf. MIDFIELD CONUNDRUM Hansen's biggest concern
All Blacks turn new page with series win over Wales
The Star / Posted 29 days ago
could control a game at flyhalf. MIDFIELD CONUNDRUM Hansen's biggest concern prior to the series was the midfield, with Conrad Smith and Ma'a Nonu moving to clubs in France after the World Cup. While Ryan Crotty did not have the line-breaking... Read more
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NZCity
Beginning of new All Blacks era?that last year's World Cup glory and the departure of greats such as former ski
Beginning of new All Blacks era?
NZCity / Posted 30 days ago
that last year's World Cup glory and the departure of greats such as former skipper Richie McCaw, Dan Carter, Ma'a Nonu, Conrad Smith and Keven Mealamu was now an afterthought. "Not many Test teams would just carry on as if that hadn't happened,... Read more
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NZCity
Misfortune strikes All Blacks centre Moalawill fill one of probably four midfield spots in his 32-man squad named in earl
Misfortune strikes All Blacks centre Moala
NZCity / Posted 30 days ago
will fill one of probably four midfield spots in his 32-man squad named in early August, comparing him to departed great Conrad Smith. "Ryan's never played poorly for the All Blacks. He's not your big x-factor game-breaker but he always does the... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Victory highlights All Blacks' depthlast year against Samoa, was named at centre -- a problem area for Hansen as he
Victory highlights All Blacks' depth
Otago Daily Times / Posted 30 days ago
last year against Samoa, was named at centre -- a problem area for Hansen as he tries to replace the experienced pairing of Conrad Smith and Ma'a Nonu -- for his second test appearance. The 25-year-old was a handful for the Welsh midfield of Jamie... Read more
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