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Channel NewsAsia
Slade hurts knee but should be fine - All BlacksWELLINGTON: Flyhalf Colin Slade threw a small scare through the All Blacks camp
Slade hurts knee but should be fine - All Blacks
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 8 hours ago
WELLINGTON: Flyhalf Colin Slade threw a small scare through the All Blacks camp on Tuesday when he ended the team's first training session for the World Cup early after twisting his knee. The 27-year-old, however, was quickly cleared of anything... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Israel Dagg and Cory Jane - Is it over?Non-selection of Dagg and Jane suggests selectors believe they’re not the playe
Israel Dagg and Cory Jane - Is it over?
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 10 hours ago
Non-selection of Dagg and Jane suggests selectors believe they’re not the players they once were — the All Black regeneration machine in action, writes Gregor Paul. Will Israel Dagg or Cory Jane play for the All Blacks again? Social media posts... Read more
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SportsFan
All Blacks deny injury concerns Photo Source: AAP The All Blacks maintain they are not on the verge of an in
All Blacks deny injury concerns
SportsFan / Posted 10 hours ago
Photo Source: AAP The All Blacks maintain they are not on the verge of an injury crisis despite a number of their stars sitting out their first pre-World Cup training session on Tuesday. Of most concern was... Read more
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NZCity
All Blacks put out injury bushfiresThe All Blacks are calling for calm from the public and media after a series of
All Blacks put out injury bushfires
NZCity / Posted 11 hours ago
The All Blacks are calling for calm from the public and media after a series of minor niggles at their first pre-World Cup training session were amplified. First five-eighth Colin Slade sat out the second half of a session marred by heavy rain on... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Is it over for Jane and Dagg?Social media posts from Israel Dagg and Cory Jane suggest both believe their re
Is it over for Jane and Dagg?
Otago Daily Times / Posted 17 hours ago
Social media posts from Israel Dagg and Cory Jane suggest both believe their respective All Black careers are over, having missed World Cup selection. They might be right. Both will be on standby for the World Cup, but after that, for several... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
'Hell of a journey' looks overNon-selection of Dagg and Jane suggests selectors believe they’re not the playe
'Hell of a journey' looks over
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 21 hours ago
Non-selection of Dagg and Jane suggests selectors believe they’re not the players they once were — the All Black regeneration machine in action, writes Gregor Paul. After the World Cup it's hard to see Cory Jane appearing again in black. Photo /... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Israel Dagg and Cory Jane miss out as New Zealand name World Cup squad Defending champions New Zealand have announced their 31-man squad for the upc
Israel Dagg and Cory Jane miss out as New Zealand name World Cup squad
Belfast Telegraph / Posted yesterday
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... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
All Blacks' Cup gambleNaholo broke his leg on debut against Argentina last month and sought out alter
All Blacks' Cup gamble
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted yesterday
Naholo broke his leg on debut against Argentina last month and sought out alternative treatment in Fiji in an effort to make the World Cup. He had said earlier he expected to be fit for the All Blacks' third pool game against Georgia on October... Read more
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NZCity
Messam to farewell All Blacks at World CupLiam Messam says his commitment to sevens rugby next year means the World Cup w
Messam to farewell All Blacks at World Cup
NZCity / Posted yesterday
Liam Messam says his commitment to sevens rugby next year means the World Cup will almost certainly be his All Blacks swansong. Sonny Bill Williams isn't so sure. The Chiefs teammates and good friends were the only two New Zealand players to forego... 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 yesterday
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 yesterday
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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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 yesterday
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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Otago Daily Times
Messam's four-year struggleLiam Messam while leading the All Blacks haka. The Chiefs flanker also had oth
Messam's four-year struggle
Otago Daily Times / Posted yesterday
Liam Messam while leading the All Blacks haka. The Chiefs flanker also had other matters to attend to - most notably a week-old son who has left the 31-year-old so sleep deprived he missed the first phone call from All Blacks assistant manager... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Sleep-deprived new dad gets wake-up call from ABs managerHe was considered one of the unluckiest players to have missed out on the last
Sleep-deprived new dad gets wake-up call from ABs manager
The New Zealand Herald / Posted yesterday
He was considered one of the unluckiest players to have missed out on the last All Blacks' World Cup squad, so Liam Messam was taking nothing for granted ahead of the naming of this one. The Chiefs flanker also had other matters to attend to - most... 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 yesterday
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 2 days 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 2 days 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 2 days 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 2 days 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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Channel NewsAsia
High risk, high reward sees Naholo in All Blacks squadWELLINGTON: The inclusion of injured winger Waisake Naholo in the All Blacks Wo
High risk, high reward sees Naholo in All Blacks squad
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
WELLINGTON: The inclusion of injured winger Waisake Naholo in the All Blacks World Cup squad was a case of high risk, high reward, coach Steve Hansen said after the announcement at New Zealand's Parliament buildings on Sunday. Naholo broke his leg... 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 2 days 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 2 days 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 2 days 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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iol.co.za
Injured winger makes NZ RWC sideBACKPAGEPIXWinger Waisake Naholo was unexpectedly named in the NZ RWC squad on
Injured winger makes NZ RWC side
iol.co.za / Posted 2 days ago
BACKPAGEPIXWinger Waisake Naholo was unexpectedly named in the NZ RWC squad on Sunday after suffering a broken leg in Argentina last month. Picture: Andrew Cornaga Wellington – Winger Waisake Naholo was unexpectedly named in the All Blacks World Cup... 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 2 days 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 2 days 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 2 days 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 2 days 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 2 days 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 2 days 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 2 days 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 2 days 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 2 days 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 2 days 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 2 days 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 2 days 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 2 days 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 2 days 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 2 days 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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The New Zealand Herald
Rugby World Cup: All Blacks call-ups to be done todayProud All Blacks’ families nervously sit tight awaiting Cup call-ups for their
Rugby World Cup: All Blacks call-ups to be done today
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 2 days ago
Proud All Blacks’ families nervously sit tight awaiting Cup call-ups for their boys. Fierce debate has raged around New Zealand this week on the merits of All Black Rugby World Cup hopefuls — but spare a thought for their families. The cellphones... 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 2 days ago
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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The New Zealand Herald
Potential team in transit?All Blacks player Waisake Naholo during the Investec rugby Championship match b
Potential team in transit?
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 2 days ago
All Blacks player Waisake Naholo during the Investec rugby Championship match between New Zealand v Argentina. Photo / Chris Symes New Zealand's airports might be the best vantage point from which to speculate on who is in and who is out of the All... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Rugby World Cup: Call-ups to be done todayProud All Blacks’ families nervously sit tight awaiting Cup call-ups for their
Rugby World Cup: Call-ups to be done today
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 2 days ago
Proud All Blacks’ families nervously sit tight awaiting Cup call-ups for their boys. Squad members will be sworn to secrecy until the official team naming at the Beehive shortly after 6.30pm tonight. Photo / Getty Images Fierce debate has raged... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Paul Lewis: Pick Naholo and Milner-SkudderAll Blacks Wing Nehe Milner-Skudder in action against the Wallabies during the
Paul Lewis: Pick Naholo and Milner-Skudder
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 3 days ago
All Blacks Wing Nehe Milner-Skudder in action against the Wallabies during the Bledisloe Cup test match, at Eden Park. Photo / Greg Bowker. Wishful thinking, maybe, but it would be great if both Waisake Naholo and Nehe Milner-Skudder are named in... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
High quality of players makes for tough callsAn embarrassment of rugby riches means All Blacks selectors will be forced to l
High quality of players makes for tough calls
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 3 days ago
An embarrassment of rugby riches means All Blacks selectors will be forced to leave talented people behind. Quade Cooper of the Wallabies. Photo / Getty Images All eyes in the rugby world have turned to the selection of squads for the World Cup.... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
10 World Cup questionsThe All Black selectors name their World Cup squad of 31 on Sunday. Gregor Paul
10 World Cup questions
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 4 days ago
The All Black selectors name their World Cup squad of 31 on Sunday. Gregor Paul asks the big questions ahead of the announcement. 1. Is Waisake Naholo a genuine possibility? Naholo has been the best sports story of the year. Another Blues reject... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Tauranga proves ideal environment for ABsDan Carter clocks up spins on the stationary bike. With just three sleeps unti
Tauranga proves ideal environment for ABs
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 5 days ago
Dan Carter clocks up spins on the stationary bike. With just three sleeps until the All Blacks squad is announced on Sunday, there were no obvious pre-selection jitters on display among the 19 players who have spent three days this week in Tauranga... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Messam in World Cup hot seatAnd, while Carter will almost certainly attend his fourth, and final, World Cup
Messam in World Cup hot seat
Otago Daily Times / Posted 6 days ago
And, while Carter will almost certainly attend his fourth, and final, World Cup, one player who is probably feeling more anxious than most is Liam Messam, the Chiefs loose forward who suffered the pain of missing the cut four years ago. For Messam,... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Messam in Cup hot seatLoosie’s spot depends on how many locks Hansen wants, writes Patrick McKendry
Messam in Cup hot seat
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 6 days ago
Loosie’s spot depends on how many locks Hansen wants, writes Patrick McKendry Liam Messam says he's refusing to worry about whether he makes the All Blacks World Cup squad. Photo / Getty Images When even Dan Carter admits to feeling nervous before... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Bay retains sevens till at least 2018The national sevens tournament will stay put in the Bay of Plenty until at leas
Bay retains sevens till at least 2018
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 7 days ago
The national sevens tournament will stay put in the Bay of Plenty until at least 2018. Photo / Ben Fraser Bay of Plenty will remain the home of the Bayleys National Sevens tournament until at least 2018 - but the big event could move to another... Read more
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