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Combined Rugby Championship Team Of The Tournament At Halfway Point

The Rugby Championship has passed the midway point and results have generally gone par for the course with the All Blacks far out in front, Australia and South Africa evenly matched and the Pumas petering out after a bright start.  So, who makes our Rugby Championship combined team so far? ________ 15. Israel Folau Folau might be causing controversy on …

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How Good Is The All Blacks’ Depth? Ranking The Top Three Players In Every Position

CHRISTCHURCH, NEW ZEALAND - SEPTEMBER 17: Samuel Whitelock of the All Blacks dives over to score a try during the Rugby Championship match between the New Zealand All Blacks and the South Africa Springboks at AMI Stadium on September 17, 2016 in Christchurch, New Zealand. (Photo by Kai Schwoerer/Getty Images)

Following Paul Wassell’s article on England’s unprecedented (that’s how you spell it, Donald) squad depth, we take a look at the only team in the way of Eddie Jones’ marauding men: the All Blacks. How does their player depth measure up heading into 2017? _______ Loosehead Props 1. Joe Moody 2. Wyatt Crockett 3. Ofa Tu’ungafasi Bubbling under: Daniel Lienert-Brown, …

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Five Reasons To Get Excited About The 2017 All Blacks Season

PARIS, FRANCE - NOVEMBER 25: Rieko Ioane of the All Blacks passes during the New Zealand All Blacks captains run at the Suresnois Rugby Club on November 25, 2016 in Paris, France. (Photo by Phil Walter/Getty Images)

The Lions hit All Black shores in June next year and will be the obvious highlight of the 2017 season. But while the build-up to the Lions tour will rise to fever pitch, we’re already feeling a few tingles of anticipation about other All Black developments in 2017. Here are the five biggest reasons to look forward to a bumper …

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What Are The Battered All Blacks’ Options Against France?

PARIS, FRANCE - NOVEMBER 22: New Zealand All Black coach Steve Hansen during training at the Suresnes Rugby Club on November 22, 2016 in Paris, France. (Photo by Phil Walter/Getty Images)

The All Blacks have been battered and almost bettered on the rugby pitch by Ireland while their squad’s been depleted by injuries and potential suspensions. The All Blacks backline being without their rock of consistency, Ben Smith, means there is a strong case for moving World Player of the Year Beauden Barrett to fullback. Will Steve Hansen roll the dice? If …

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Likely All Blacks XV To Face Ireland For Rematch In Dublin

ROME, ITALY - NOVEMBER 12: Sam Cane of the New Zealand All Blacks sings the anthem during the international rugby match between New Zealand and Italy at Stadio Olimpico on November 12, 2016 in Rome, Italy. (Photo by Phil Walter/Getty Images)

The All Blacks’ heavy artillery will return next weekend in Dublin and aim for the sweet taste of revenge against a buoyant Irish side. So who is likely to run out in black against the greens on Saturday? The All Black backline will be decidedly different from that which faced the Irish in Chicago. The All Blacks lost their continuity …

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Three Barrett Brothers Named In All Black Squad For European Tour

The All Blacks will be looking to extend their winning streak against Ireland, Italy and France. After beating a path through the Rugby Championship, the All Blacks will be looking to underline their global dominance by claiming wins over Ireland, Italy and France next month. To that end, Steve Hansen has named a squad filled with exciting players who have the …

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