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The New Zealand Herald
The unwanted All Blacks XVThe All Blacks are warm favourites for the World Cup, but they'd be smoking hot
The unwanted All Blacks XV
The New Zealand Herald / Posted an hour ago
The All Blacks are warm favourites for the World Cup, but they'd be smoking hot if there was a Webb Ellis Reserve Grade. When it comes to depth, the All Blacks are like the James Cameron submarine of world rugby. We dig beneath the waves goodbye to... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
All Blacks squad for RWC 2015 announcedKeven Mealamu (Auckland, 126 Tests) Codie Taylor (Canterbury, three Tests)Prop
All Blacks squad for RWC 2015 announced
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 3 hours ago
Keven Mealamu (Auckland, 126 Tests) Codie Taylor (Canterbury, three Tests)PropsWyatt Crockett (Canterbury, 40 Tests) Charlie Faumuina (Auckland, 27 Tests) Ben Franks (Hawke’s Bay, 43 Tests) Owen Franks (Canterbury, 72 Tests) Tony Woodcock (North... Read more
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Canberra Times
Waisake Naholo recovers from broken fibula in six weeks with traditional medical treatmentLegends offer predictions for World Cup The Waisake Naholo storyline seems too
Waisake Naholo recovers from broken fibula in six weeks with traditional medical treatment
Canberra Times / Posted 6 hours ago
Legends offer predictions for World Cup The Waisake Naholo storyline seems too crazy to be true. When Naholo suffered a small fracture in his fibula bone during his test debut against Argentina six weeks ago, All Blacks coach Steve Hansen shook his... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Conrad Smith - Sonny Bill Williams 'will be massive'Under-fire midfield back Sonny Bill Williams has the type of game the All Black
Conrad Smith - Sonny Bill Williams 'will be massive'
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 6 hours ago
Under-fire midfield back Sonny Bill Williams has the type of game the All Blacks need at the World Cup, according to veteran centre Conrad Smith. SBW was expected to contest the No. 12 jersey but has fallen way behind Smith's longtime cohort Ma'a... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Plenty of holes in World Cup squadFour years in the making, it is dotted with untested, unfit, uncertain, under-d
Plenty of holes in World Cup squad
Otago Daily Times / Posted 7 hours ago
Four years in the making, it is dotted with untested, unfit, uncertain, under-done selections. There's nothing to match the bombshell Australia dropped by naming only two proper hookers, one of whom - Tatafu Polata-Nau - isn't very good anymore and... Read more
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sportsmole
New Zealand name 31-man World Cup squadFull-back Israel Dagg and wing Cory Jane - who both started in the 2011 World C
New Zealand name 31-man World Cup squad
sportsmole / Posted 11 hours ago
Full-back Israel Dagg and wing Cory Jane - who both started in the 2011 World Cup final - are not included in the group that will travel to England and Wales to defend the Webb Ellis Cup. In a statement, Hansen said: "We believe we have selected... Read more
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iafrica.com
Skudder, Naholo get WC nods for NZNehe Milner-Skudder and Waisake Naholo were rewarded for their fine form after
Skudder, Naholo get WC nods for NZ
iafrica.com / Posted 15 hours ago
Nehe Milner-Skudder and Waisake Naholo were rewarded for their fine form after they were included in New Zealand's World Cup squad. The inclusion of the two pacemean means that their is no place for veterans Israel Dagg and Cory Jane in the squad.... Read more
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International Business Times
Rugby World Cup 2015: Waisake Naholo included in New Zealand squad, Israel Dagg and Cory Jane miss outWaisake Naholo has been called up to New Zealand's squad for the forthcoming 20
Rugby World Cup 2015: Waisake Naholo included in New Zealand squad, Israel Dagg and Cory Jane miss out
International Business Times / Posted 18 hours ago
Waisake Naholo has been called up to New Zealand's squad for the forthcoming 2015 Rugby World Cup. The decision comes despite the Highlanders wing having suffered a broken leg against Argentina earlier this summer. Making his debut for the All... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Wonder cure puts Naholo in All Blacks World Cup squadWELLINGTON - Waisake Naholo completed a stunning comeback from a broken leg Sun
Wonder cure puts Naholo in All Blacks World Cup squad
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 18 hours ago
WELLINGTON - Waisake Naholo completed a stunning comeback from a broken leg Sunday when he was named in the New Zealand World Cup squad, while stalwarts Israel Dagg and Cory Jane missed out. Waisake Naholo (R), the top try scorer in Super rugby this... Read more
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SportsFan
Naholo a match-winner: All Blacks coachWaisake Naholo packs x-factor like no other player in New Zealand rugby, leavin
Naholo a match-winner: All Blacks coach
SportsFan / Posted 18 hours ago
Waisake Naholo packs x-factor like no other player in New Zealand rugby, leaving coach Steve Hansen with little choice but to include him in his 31-man All Blacks squad to defend their Rugby World Cup title. Naholo has overcome a leg fracture... Read more
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Sporting Life
All Blacks name World Cup squad Defending champions New Zealand have announced their 31-man squad for the upc
All Blacks name World Cup squad
Sporting Life / Posted 18 hours ago
Defending champions New Zealand have announced their 31-man squad for the upcoming Rugby World Cup, with Waisake Naholo included but Israel Dagg and Cory Jane among those to miss out.Waisake Naholo: Named in New... Read more
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walesonline
All Blacks 31-man World Cup squad announcedThe man they call the Flying Fijian, Waisake Naholo, was picked ahead of season
All Blacks 31-man World Cup squad announced
walesonline / Posted 19 hours ago
The man they call the Flying Fijian, Waisake Naholo, was picked ahead of seasoned stars Israel Dagg, Cory Jane and Charles Piutau - just weeks after fracturing his leg. They say: "He had essentially been ruled out of the tournament when he... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Shock as Dagg left out of All Black World Cup squadHawke's Bay's Israel Dagg was the shock omission from the the All Black squad f
Shock as Dagg left out of All Black World Cup squad
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 19 hours ago
Hawke's Bay's Israel Dagg was the shock omission from the the All Black squad for the World Cup in England later this year when it was announced at Parliament in Wellington tonight. Waisake Naholo's selection despite a broken leg suffered during his... Read more
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guardian-series
Israel Dagg and Cory Jane miss out as New Zealand name World Cup squadDefending champions New Zealand have announced their 31-man squad for the upcom
Israel Dagg and Cory Jane miss out as New Zealand name World Cup squad
guardian-series / Posted 20 hours ago
Defending champions New Zealand have announced their 31-man squad for the upcoming Rugby World Cup, with Waisake Naholo included but Israel Dagg and Cory Jane among those to miss out. Full-back Dagg and wing Jane were in the All Blacks' starting... Read more
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Harrow Times
Israel Dagg and Cory Jane miss out as New Zealand name World Cup squadDefending champions New Zealand have announced their 31-man squad for the upcom
Israel Dagg and Cory Jane miss out as New Zealand name World Cup squad
Harrow Times / Posted 20 hours ago
Defending champions New Zealand have announced their 31-man squad for the upcoming Rugby World Cup, with Waisake Naholo included but Israel Dagg and Cory Jane among those to miss out. Full-back Dagg and wing Jane were in the All Blacks' starting... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Israel Dagg and Cory Jane miss out as New Zealand name World Cup squadDefending champions New Zealand have announced their 31-man squad for the upcom
Israel Dagg and Cory Jane miss out as New Zealand name World Cup squad
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 20 hours ago
Defending champions New Zealand have announced their 31-man squad for the upcoming Rugby World Cup, with Waisake Naholo included but Israel Dagg and Cory Jane among those to miss out. Full-back Dagg and wing Jane were in the All Blacks' starting... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
Israel Dagg and Cory Jane miss out as New Zealand name World Cup squadDefending champions New Zealand have announced their 31-man squad for the upcom
Israel Dagg and Cory Jane miss out as New Zealand name World Cup squad
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 20 hours ago
Defending champions New Zealand have announced their 31-man squad for the upcoming Rugby World Cup, with Waisake Naholo included but Israel Dagg and Cory Jane among those to miss out. Full-back Dagg and wing Jane were in the All Blacks' starting... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Many holes in All Blacks squadThe amazing thing about the All Black World Cup squad is how many holes there a
Many holes in All Blacks squad
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 20 hours ago
The amazing thing about the All Black World Cup squad is how many holes there are in it. Four years in the making, it is dotted with untested, unfit, uncertain, under-done selections. Scroll down for Radio Sport's live panel discussion There's... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Rapid rise for Blues rejectsMalakai Fekitoa in action for the All Blacks. Photo / Getty Waisake Ratunideub
Rapid rise for Blues rejects
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 20 hours ago
Malakai Fekitoa in action for the All Blacks. Photo / Getty Waisake Ratunideuba Naholo and Malakai Fonokalafi Fekitoa sat near each other during Blues team discussions throughout their Super rugby debut season in 2013. They rarely said anything and... Read more
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Super Sport
Naholo makes surprise recovery to make WC squad Winger Waisake Naholo was unexpectedly named in the All Blacks World Cup squa
Naholo makes surprise recovery to make WC squad
Super Sport / Posted 20 hours ago
Winger Waisake Naholo was unexpectedly named in the All Blacks World Cup squad on Sunday after having been initially ruled out of contention when he suffered a broken leg on his test debut against... Read more
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NZCity
Every All Blacks World Cup squadALL EIGHT ALL BLACKS WORLD CUP SQUADS 1987, in New Zealand, champions Backs:
Every All Blacks World Cup squad
NZCity / Posted 20 hours ago
ALL EIGHT ALL BLACKS WORLD CUP SQUADS 1987, in New Zealand, champions Backs: John Gallagher, Kieran Crowley, John Kirwan, Craig Green, Terry Wright, Joe Stanley, Bernie McCahill, Warwick Taylor, Grant Fox, Frano Botica, David Kirk (capt), Bruce... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
Israel Dagg and Cory Jane miss out as New Zealand name World Cup squadDefending champions New Zealand have announced their 31-man squad for the upcom
Israel Dagg and Cory Jane miss out as New Zealand name World Cup squad
Kingston Guardian / Posted 21 hours ago
Defending champions New Zealand have announced their 31-man squad for the upcoming Rugby World Cup, with Waisake Naholo included but Israel Dagg and Cory Jane among those to miss out. Full-back Dagg and wing Jane were in the All Blacks' starting... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Naholo makes surprise recovery to make World Cup squadRugby World Cup: All Blacks include Waisake Naholo in squad after recovering fr
Naholo makes surprise recovery to make World Cup squad
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 21 hours ago
Rugby World Cup: All Blacks include Waisake Naholo in squad after recovering from broken leg Photo:Waisake Naholo was ruled out for three months with a broken leg but says traditional Fijian medicine has healed him.(Getty Images: Hannah... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Naholo makes World Cup squadNaholo looked like a longshot to make the squad after suffering a cracked tibia
Naholo makes World Cup squad
Otago Daily Times / Posted 21 hours ago
Naholo looked like a longshot to make the squad after suffering a cracked tibia on his All Blacks debut against Argentina, but a quick recovery aided by traditional Fijian medicine has helped him earn a spot on the plane to England. Naholo has been... Read more
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The New Age
New Zealand squad for rugby World CupAll Blacks coach Steve Hansen on Sunday named the following 31-man squad for th
New Zealand squad for rugby World Cup
The New Age / Posted 21 hours ago
All Blacks coach Steve Hansen on Sunday named the following 31-man squad for the World Cup in England from Sept. 18-Oct. 31. Backs - Ben Smith, Waisake Naholo, Nehe Milner-Skudder, Julian Savea, Malakai Fekitoa, Conrad Smith, Sonny Bill Williams,... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Naholo in, Dagg outWaisake Naholo is the surprise inclusion in the All Blacks Rugby World Cup squa
Naholo in, Dagg out
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 21 hours ago
Waisake Naholo is the surprise inclusion in the All Blacks Rugby World Cup squad. Photo / Getty Highlanders winger Waisake Naholo is the surprise face in the All Blacks 31-man squad for the 2015 Rugby World Cup. Naholo looked like a longshot to... Read more
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SportsFan
Naholo named in All Blacks World Cup squadOne-Test winger Waisake Naholo has surprisingly been named in the 31-man All Bl
Naholo named in All Blacks World Cup squad
SportsFan / Posted 21 hours ago
One-Test winger Waisake Naholo has surprisingly been named in the 31-man All Blacks squad to defend their Rugby World Cup title in England. Naholo has overcome a leg fracture suffered midway through his Test debut against Argentina six weeks ago to... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Naholo makes surprise recovery to make World Cup squadWELLINGTON: Winger Waisake Naholo was unexpectedly named in the All Blacks Worl
Naholo makes surprise recovery to make World Cup squad
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 21 hours ago
WELLINGTON: Winger Waisake Naholo was unexpectedly named in the All Blacks World Cup squad on Sunday after having been initially ruled out of contention when he suffered a broken leg on his test debut against Argentina last month. Naholo sought out... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Who's who in select committeeThe men the country trusts, or more accurately hopes, will win the World Cup fo
Who's who in select committee
Otago Daily Times / Posted yesterday
The men the country trusts, or more accurately hopes, will win the World Cup for a third time will be named tomorrow at 6.30pm, at Parliament, of all places. Rugby writer Steve Hepburn breaks it down in a parliamentary sort of way. John Key These... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
NZRPA And Edinburgh Business School: Taking Care of BusinessWednesday, 26 August 2015, 9:34 amPress Release: NZRPA - on And Off the PitchTh
NZRPA And Edinburgh Business School: Taking Care of Business
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 5 days ago
Wednesday, 26 August 2015, 9:34 amPress Release: NZRPA - on And Off the PitchThe New Zealand Rugby Players’ Association (NZRPA)... Read more
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sportsmole
All Blacks ring changes for ArgentinaNew Zealand have made seven changes to their starting lineup for the World Cup
All Blacks ring changes for Argentina
sportsmole / Posted 6 days ago
New Zealand have made seven changes to their starting lineup for the World Cup quarter-final against Argentina on Sunday. Sonny Bill Williams will start on the wing, while Colin Slade begins at fly-half in place of the injured Dan... Read more
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Herald Sun
RWC selection headaches for All BlacksWINNING selection from a swollen pool of talent for the All Blacks’ Rugby World
RWC selection headaches for All Blacks
Herald Sun / Posted 6 days ago
WINNING selection from a swollen pool of talent for the All Blacks’ Rugby World Cup defence could well be a matter of timing. Those players involved in the 41-13 rout of Australia at Eden Park — comfortably New Zealand’s best performance of the year... Read more
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FOXSPORTS.com.au
Tough calls for All Blacks coach Steve HansenWINNING selection from a swollen pool of talent for the All Blacks’ Rugby World
Tough calls for All Blacks coach Steve Hansen
FOXSPORTS.com.au / Posted 6 days ago
WINNING selection from a swollen pool of talent for the All Blacks’ Rugby World Cup defence could well be a matter of timing. Those players involved in the 41-13 rout of Australia at Eden Park — comfortably New Zealand’s best performance of the year... Read more
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FOXSPORTS.com.au
Rugby World Cup: Tough calls for All Blacks coach Steve HansenWINNING selection from a swollen pool of talent for the All Blacks’ Rugby World
Rugby World Cup: Tough calls for All Blacks coach Steve Hansen
FOXSPORTS.com.au / Posted 7 days ago
WINNING selection from a swollen pool of talent for the All Blacks’ Rugby World Cup defence could well be a matter of timing. Those players involved in the 41-13 rout of Australia at Eden Park — comfortably New Zealand’s best performance of the year... Read more
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The Courier Mail
RWC selection headaches for All BlacksWINNING selection from a swollen pool of talent for the All Blacks’ Rugby World
RWC selection headaches for All Blacks
The Courier Mail / Posted 7 days ago
WINNING selection from a swollen pool of talent for the All Blacks’ Rugby World Cup defence could well be a matter of timing. Those players involved in the 41-13 rout of Australia at Eden Park — comfortably New Zealand’s best performance of the year... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Champions give Pau rude awakening on Top 14 returnPARIS - Big spending newly-promoted Top 14 side Pau received a reality check on
Champions give Pau rude awakening on Top 14 return
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 7 days ago
PARIS - Big spending newly-promoted Top 14 side Pau received a reality check on Sunday as they were soundly beaten 34-18 by champions Stade Francais in their first match back among the elite. Stade Francais' French wing Jeremy Sinzelle (C) is... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Backs require brains more so than brawnThe All Black squad to take part in the World Cup will be named in eight days.
Backs require brains more so than brawn
Otago Daily Times / Posted 9 days ago
The All Black squad to take part in the World Cup will be named in eight days. In the second part of our series, rugby writer Steve Hepburn looks at the midfield and inside backs. When the All Blacks won the first World Cup in 1987, the combined... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Last decision bound to be the toughest yet for the coachesIt'll be a difficult call and one player will miss the cut as selectors whittle
Last decision bound to be the toughest yet for the coaches
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 9 days ago
It'll be a difficult call and one player will miss the cut as selectors whittle down the All Black contenders. Cory Jane's selection in the World Cup team hangs in the balance. Photo / Getty Images Jiggle it about, shake it up, spin it upside down... Read more
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Canberra Times
All Black Dan Carter's Rugby World Cup roller coasterSuperstars: Dan Carter, who will play in his fourth World Cup, with New Zealand
All Black Dan Carter's Rugby World Cup roller coaster
Canberra Times / Posted 10 days ago
Superstars: Dan Carter, who will play in his fourth World Cup, with New Zealand skipper Richie McCaw. Photo: AP Away from the ever-present spotlight and scrutiny, Dan Carter seriously doubted he would get another crack at World Cup glory. Behind... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Toulon and Racing launch new Top 14 seasonPARIS - European champions Toulon kick off the French Top 14 campaign on Friday
Toulon and Racing launch new Top 14 season
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 10 days ago
PARIS - European champions Toulon kick off the French Top 14 campaign on Friday with Dan Carter's new club Racing 92 the visitors to the Stade Mayol. Toulon's fly-half Matt Giteau dives to score a try during the European Rugby Champions Cup match... Read more
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Independent
Ma'a Nonu: The All Black happy putting his body on the line - especially when there's a World Cup at stake“It’s a challenge getting up every day, going to training, because the body may
Ma'a Nonu: The All Black happy putting his body on the line - especially when there's a World Cup at stake
Independent / Posted 11 days ago
“It’s a challenge getting up every day, going to training, because the body may not be 100 per cent all the time,” says Nonu, wearing a Brooklyn Nets beanie over his trademark dreadlocks. “Some days are good,” he adds, “some days are hard, and you’ve... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
All Blacks scenting Cup successAll Blacks (from left) Liam Messam, Conrad Smith and Keven Mealamu, here with a
All Blacks scenting Cup success
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 11 days ago
All Blacks (from left) Liam Messam, Conrad Smith and Keven Mealamu, here with actress Elizabeth McGovern, have marketed watches and now perfume for Bulgari. Photo / Splash News The All Blacks have teamed up with a European luxury goods brand to... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Why the All Blacks must remember SydneyRemember Sydney! That could be the catch-cry of the All Blacks as they prepare
Why the All Blacks must remember Sydney
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 11 days ago
Remember Sydney! That could be the catch-cry of the All Blacks as they prepare for the World Cup in England and Wales next month. While some have used the emphatic Bledisloe Cup victory over the Wallabies to banish memories of a rough night out the... Read more
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iol.co.za
Retirement scares McCawREUTERSNew Zealand captain Richie McCaw has never wavered in putting his body o
Retirement scares McCaw
iol.co.za / Posted 11 days ago
REUTERSNew Zealand captain Richie McCaw has never wavered in putting his body on the line in international rugby for the past 14 years. Picture: Nigel Marple Wellington - New Zealand captain Richie McCaw has never wavered in putting his body on the... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Anzac XV: How many Wallabies make the cut?NEW Zealand retained the silverware, but the Bledisloe Cup series was shared 1-
Anzac XV: How many Wallabies make the cut?
The Courier Mail / Posted 12 days ago
NEW Zealand retained the silverware, but the Bledisloe Cup series was shared 1-1 this year after the Wallabies won 27-19 in Sydney then the All Blacks smacked Australia 41-13 in Auckland. With the Rugby World Cup still a month away, we pick a... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Retirement scary, McCaw admitsMcCaw became the most capped player in the Bledisloe match on Saturday night. P
Retirement scary, McCaw admits
Otago Daily Times / Posted 12 days ago
McCaw became the most capped player in the Bledisloe match on Saturday night. Photo: Reuters "It was always going to come to an end at some point (and)... part of (retiring) scares you a little bit," he told the New Zealand Herald yesterday. "I've... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Why the All Blacks must remember SydneyRemember Sydney! That could be the catch-cry of the All Blacks as they prepare
Why the All Blacks must remember Sydney
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 12 days ago
Remember Sydney! That could be the catch-cry of the All Blacks as they prepare for the World Cup in England and Wales next month. While some have used the emphatic Bledisloe Cup victory over the Wallabies to banish memories of a rough night out the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Retirement a little bit scary says New Zealand's McCawWELLINGTON: New Zealand captain Richie McCaw has never wavered in putting his b
Retirement a little bit scary says New Zealand's McCaw
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 12 days ago
WELLINGTON: New Zealand captain Richie McCaw has never wavered in putting his body on the line in international rugby for the past 14 years but even he admits to one slight fear as his career enters its twilight - retirement. "It was always going to... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Newbies big chance for CupSopoaga, Milner-Skudder and Taylor may have done enough to tour, writes Patrick
Newbies big chance for Cup
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 12 days ago
Sopoaga, Milner-Skudder and Taylor may have done enough to tour, writes Patrick McKendry. Lima Sopoaga responds well under pressure. Photo / Getty Images The final pieces of the World Cup puzzle are falling into place. All Black coach Steve Hansen... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
The All Blacks’ five secrets for successAll Blacks, Bledisloe Cup, Richie McCaw, Justin Marshall, New Zealand | DailyTe
The All Blacks’ five secrets for success
Daily Telegraph / Posted 12 days ago
All Blacks, Bledisloe Cup, Richie McCaw, Justin Marshall, New Zealand | DailyTelegraph SearchUse keywords to search content on QuestNews website SearchUse keywords to search content on QuestNews website IT was less than a year ago that World... Read more
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