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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 yesterday
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 yesterday
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 yesterday
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 2 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 2 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 2 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 2 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 2 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 2 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 2 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 2 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 2 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 2 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 2 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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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walesonline
All Blacks coach Steve Hansen admits to gambling with his Dunedin line-upoutside the squad to partner Ryan Crotty, with the pair having to fill big boot
All Blacks coach Steve Hansen admits to gambling with his Dunedin line-up
walesonline / Posted 6 days ago
outside the squad to partner Ryan Crotty, with the pair having to fill big boots in the shape of the departed Ma’a Nonu and Conrad Smith. Wing Waisake Naholo, who has touched down in both fixtures with Wales, has been demoted to the bench and will... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Hansen admits All Blacks are taking a gamble, awaiting Sonny Bill Williams return110kg No12 Jamie Roberts. The search for a midfield solution has been forced o
Hansen admits All Blacks are taking a gamble, awaiting Sonny Bill Williams return
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 6 days ago
110kg No12 Jamie Roberts. The search for a midfield solution has been forced on Hansen by the departures of Ma'a Nonu and Conrad Smith, plus the sevens duties of Sonny Bill Williams and Charlie Ngatai's concussion, but an early injury to Moala... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Moala gets chance to solve All Blacks' midfield minefieldbut it's not." Hansen had recognised 2016 to be the year when he would have to
Moala gets chance to solve All Blacks' midfield minefield
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 6 days ago
but it's not." Hansen had recognised 2016 to be the year when he would have to rebuild his midfield after Ma'a Nonu and Conrad Smith took up club contracts in France following the World Cup. Hansen said it was a matter of giving Moala an... Read more
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The Star
Moala gets chance to solve All Blacks' midfield minefieldbut it's not." Hansen had recognised 2016 to be the year when he would have to
Moala gets chance to solve All Blacks' midfield minefield
The Star / Posted 6 days ago
but it's not." Hansen had recognised 2016 to be the year when he would have to rebuild his midfield after Ma'a Nonu and Conrad Smith took up club contracts in France following the World Cup. Hansen said it was a matter of giving Moala an... Read more
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FOXSPORTS.com.au
All Blacks coach Steve Hansen names three new caps to play WalesCrotty as the All Blacks continue to search for an effective midfield partnersh
All Blacks coach Steve Hansen names three new caps to play Wales
FOXSPORTS.com.au / Posted 6 days ago
Crotty as the All Blacks continue to search for an effective midfield partnership after the retirements of Ma’a Nonu and Conrad Smith after last year’s World Cup. Savea returns as the selectors work to repair his form and confidence after a poor... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Hansen admits All Blacks are taking a gamble110kg No12 Jamie Roberts. The search for a midfield solution has been forced o
Hansen admits All Blacks are taking a gamble
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 6 days ago
110kg No12 Jamie Roberts. The search for a midfield solution has been forced on Hansen by the departures of Ma'a Nonu and Conrad Smith, plus the sevens duties of Sonny Bill Williams and Charlie Ngatai's concussion, but an early injury to Moala... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Three new caps in All Blacks squadCrotty as the All Blacks continue to search for an effective midfield partnersh
Three new caps in All Blacks squad
The Courier Mail / Posted 6 days ago
Crotty as the All Blacks continue to search for an effective midfield partnership after the retirements of Ma’a Nonu and Conrad Smith after last year’s World Cup. Savea returns as the selectors work to repair his form and confidence after a poor... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Three new caps in All Blacks squadCrotty as the All Blacks continue to search for an effective midfield partnersh
Three new caps in All Blacks squad
Daily Telegraph / Posted 6 days ago
Crotty as the All Blacks continue to search for an effective midfield partnership after the retirements of Ma’a Nonu and Conrad Smith after last year’s World Cup. Savea returns as the selectors work to repair his form and confidence after a poor... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Hansen keeps them guessing with third test team selectionformer captain Richie McCaw. Hansen’s biggest issue, however, remains in midfi
Hansen keeps them guessing with third test team selection
Eye Witness News / Posted 7 days ago
former captain Richie McCaw. Hansen’s biggest issue, however, remains in midfield, where the departures of Ma’a Nonu and Conrad Smith to French clubs after the World Cup created a void. Ryan Crotty and Malakai Fekitoa have been the preferred... Read more
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FOXSPORTS.com.au
Sonny Bill Williams will rejoin All Blacks after Rio Olympics for Bledisloe assault on Wallabiesin Sydney. Centres Malakai Fekitoa and Ryan Crotty have done a solid, if unspec
Sonny Bill Williams will rejoin All Blacks after Rio Olympics for Bledisloe assault on Wallabies
FOXSPORTS.com.au / Posted 7 days ago
in Sydney. Centres Malakai Fekitoa and Ryan Crotty have done a solid, if unspectacular, job in replacing departed greats Conrad Smith and Ma’a Nonu in the first two Test wins over Wales. Saturday’s third Test in Dunedin is crucial for the pair,... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
SBW rushed back from Rio for Bledisloein Sydney. Centres Malakai Fekitoa and Ryan Crotty have done a solid, if unspec
SBW rushed back from Rio for Bledisloe
Daily Telegraph / Posted 7 days ago
in Sydney. Centres Malakai Fekitoa and Ryan Crotty have done a solid, if unspectacular, job in replacing departed greats Conrad Smith and Ma’a Nonu in the first two Test wins over Wales. Saturday’s third Test in Dunedin is crucial for the pair,... Read more
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Super Sport
Hansen keeps them guessing with selectionformer captain Richie McCaw. Hansen's biggest issue, however, remains in midfi
Hansen keeps them guessing with selection
Super Sport / Posted 7 days ago
former captain Richie McCaw. Hansen's biggest issue, however, remains in midfield, where the departures of Ma'a Nonu and Conrad Smith to French clubs after the World Cup created a void. Ryan Crotty and Malakai Fekitoa have been the preferred... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Hansen keeps them guessing with third test team selectionformer captain Richie McCaw. Hansen's biggest issue, however, remains in midfi
Hansen keeps them guessing with third test team selection
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 7 days ago
former captain Richie McCaw. Hansen's biggest issue, however, remains in midfield, where the departures of Ma'a Nonu and Conrad Smith to French clubs after the World Cup created a void. Ryan Crotty and Malakai Fekitoa have been the preferred... Read more
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The Star
Hansen keeps them guessing with third test team selectionformer captain Richie McCaw. Hansen's biggest issue, however, remains in midfi
Hansen keeps them guessing with third test team selection
The Star / Posted 7 days ago
former captain Richie McCaw. Hansen's biggest issue, however, remains in midfield, where the departures of Ma'a Nonu and Conrad Smith to French clubs after the World Cup created a void. Ryan Crotty and Malakai Fekitoa have been the preferred... Read more
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The Courier Mail
All Blacks midfield pair on noticein Sydney. Centres Malakai Fekitoa and Ryan Crotty have done a solid, if unspe
All Blacks midfield pair on notice
The Courier Mail / Posted 7 days ago
in Sydney. Centres Malakai Fekitoa and Ryan Crotty have done a solid, if unspectacular, job in replacing departed greats Conrad Smith and Ma’a Nonu in the first two Test wins over Wales. Saturday’s third Test in Dunedin is crucial for the pair,... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
All Blacks midfield pair on noticein Sydney. Centres Malakai Fekitoa and Ryan Crotty have done a solid, if unspe
All Blacks midfield pair on notice
Daily Telegraph / Posted 7 days ago
in Sydney. Centres Malakai Fekitoa and Ryan Crotty have done a solid, if unspectacular, job in replacing departed greats Conrad Smith and Ma’a Nonu in the first two Test wins over Wales. Saturday’s third Test in Dunedin is crucial for the pair,... Read more
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NZCity
Time ticking for All Blacks midfield pairMalakai Fekitoa and second five-eighth Ryan Crotty have done a solid, if unspec
Time ticking for All Blacks midfield pair
NZCity / Posted 7 days ago
Malakai Fekitoa and second five-eighth Ryan Crotty have done a solid, if unspectacular, job in replacing departed greats Conrad Smith and Ma'a Nonu in the first two Test wins over Wales. Saturday's third Test in Dunedin is crucial for the pair,... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Stats speak loudly for capable All Blacks hooker Dane Coleshis Hurricanes teammate and man of the moment Ardie Savea after the 22-year-old
Stats speak loudly for capable All Blacks hooker Dane Coles
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 8 days ago
his Hurricanes teammate and man of the moment Ardie Savea after the 22-year-old's latest exploits in the capital. "Snakey [Conrad Smith] has gone and no one likes me so Ardie Savea, yeah." Coles does a nice line in self deprecation, but he is of... Read more
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walesonline
The three states of mind of a Welsh rugby fan right nowthe Long White Cloud? Fingers were pointed to the autumn retirements of global
The three states of mind of a Welsh rugby fan right now
walesonline / Posted 8 days ago
the Long White Cloud? Fingers were pointed to the autumn retirements of global greats Richie McCaw, Dan Carter, Ma’a Nonu, Conrad Smith, Tony Woodcock and Keven Mealamu, while dual code superstar Sonny Bill Williams was away focusing on the Rio... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Ardie the All Black wows Wellingtonhis age (and) he's got a good head on his shoulders," he said, adding that the
Ardie the All Black wows Wellington
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 10 days ago
his age (and) he's got a good head on his shoulders," he said, adding that the departure of Wellington Hurricanes stalwart Conrad Smith to Pau in France after the World Cup had left a void. "The Wellington crowd (needs) a cult figure now that... Read more
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The Star
Ardie the All Black wows Wellingtonhis age (and) he's got a good head on his shoulders," he said, adding that the
Ardie the All Black wows Wellington
The Star / Posted 10 days ago
his age (and) he's got a good head on his shoulders," he said, adding that the departure of Wellington Hurricanes stalwart Conrad Smith to Pau in France after the World Cup had left a void. "The Wellington crowd (needs) a cult figure now that... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Ardie Savea: Wellington's new All Black heroof it afterwards. "He's only played two tests," a smiling Coles said. "He mig
Ardie Savea: Wellington's new All Black hero
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 10 days ago
of it afterwards. "He's only played two tests," a smiling Coles said. "He might be Wellington's favourite son. Snakey [Conrad Smith] has gone and no one likes me so Ardie Savea, yeah. "It's a pretty special moment for him - only his second... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Cruden fine but Barrett favoured as All Blacks No 10gash. The midfield is the one area where the All Blacks have looked unsettled
Cruden fine but Barrett favoured as All Blacks No 10
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 10 days ago
gash. The midfield is the one area where the All Blacks have looked unsettled against Wales after losing the seasoned Conrad Smith and Ma'a Nonu who retired from Test rugby after winning the World Cup last year. The form centre in Super... Read more
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SportsFan
All Blacks aim for slicker performanceBen Smith believes the All Black backline - this year missing the combined 309-
All Blacks aim for slicker performance
SportsFan / Posted 15 days ago
Ben Smith believes the All Black backline - this year missing the combined 309-Test experience of Dan Carter, Ma'a Nonu and Conrad Smith - will improve. Wales' rush defence had pressured the All Blacks in phase play, he said. "As the game on went... Read more
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NZCity
All Blacks aim for slicker performanceBen Smith believes the All Black backline - this year missing the combined 309-
All Blacks aim for slicker performance
NZCity / Posted 15 days ago
Ben Smith believes the All Black backline - this year missing the combined 309-Test experience of Dan Carter, Ma'a Nonu and Conrad Smith - will improve. Wales' rush defence had pressured the All Blacks in phase play, he said. "As the game on went... Read more
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walesonline
The winners and losers from Wales' defeat to New ZealandRyan Crotty Has been around the Kiwi scene for quite a while without really es
The winners and losers from Wales' defeat to New Zealand
walesonline / Posted 17 days ago
Ryan Crotty Has been around the Kiwi scene for quite a while without really establishing himself, so with Ma’a Nonu and Conrad Smith stepping away from Test rugby this was his opportunity. But while the 27-year-old from Nelson at the top of the... Read more
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The Star
All Blacks class of 2016 tick a lot of boxes for Hansenplayers who had stepped into the boots of the likes of Richie McCaw, Dan Carter
All Blacks class of 2016 tick a lot of boxes for Hansen
The Star / Posted 17 days ago
players who had stepped into the boots of the likes of Richie McCaw, Dan Carter and the centre combination of Ma'a Nonu and Conrad Smith, was telling. The machine just kept ticking along without them. Openside flanker Sam Cane was a handful on... Read more
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walesonline
All Black mistakes helped Wales to take a first-half lead, says Andy Howellwho beat Australia during a gripping final at Twickenham, they were without lea
All Black mistakes helped Wales to take a first-half lead, says Andy Howell
walesonline / Posted 17 days ago
who beat Australia during a gripping final at Twickenham, they were without leaders Richie McCaw, Dan Carter, Ma’a Nonu and Conrad Smith. They certainly missed the presence and nous of McCaw, Carter and Nonu, but Smith’s successor Malakai Fekitoa... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
New generation of ABs may stun worldCruden have the same calm and poise as Daniel Carter and kick his goals with th
New generation of ABs may stun world
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 18 days ago
Cruden have the same calm and poise as Daniel Carter and kick his goals with the same metronomic accuracy? Ma'a Nonu and Conrad Smith made so much happen simply by understanding the game and each other and then there is the Richie McCaw... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Wallabies given no chance against the All Blacksschooled, utterly decimated. Let's move on to something more pertinent. Havin
Wallabies given no chance against the All Blacks
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 18 days ago
schooled, utterly decimated. Let's move on to something more pertinent. Having lost the likes of Carter, McCaw, Nonu and Conrad Smith through retirement, a misinformed pundit who shan't be named made the bold statement at the start of the season... Read more
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