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Ardie Savea To Make History By Wearing Goggles Against Canada

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All Blacks back-row Ardie Savea will become the first player to wear goggles at a Rugby World Cup as he battles vision problems. A key player for Steve Hansen’s side, Savea was unstoppable in their opening round victory over South Africa. However, the loose forward is apparently fearful of going blind after the vision in his left eye became blurred …

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Ardie Savea Put Into Isolation After Mumps Diagnosis Confirmed

It looks like Ardie Savea won’t be available for the All Blacks this weekend as it has been confirmed that the backrower has contracted the mumps.  Savea now becomes the third All Blacks player to contract the viral disease after Jack Goodue and Rieko Ioane were both struck down with it. Goodue suffered from it before the squad travelled to the …

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All Blacks Name Phenomenal XV For South Africa Clash

CARDIFF, WALES - OCTOBER 17: Nehe Milner-Skudder of the New Zealand All Blacks breaks through to score his team's second try during the 2015 Rugby World Cup Quarter Final match between New Zealand and France at the Millennium Stadium on October 17, 2015 in Cardiff, United Kingdom. (Photo by Phil Walter/Getty Images)

The All Blacks have named their team for Saturday’s clash against South Africa in Auckland on Saturday. Coach Steve Hansen has made six changes to the starting XV which beat a much-improved Argentina side 39-22 last weekend in New Plymouth. In the pack, three-times capped Kane Hames is handed his first start in place of the injured Joe Moody, who …

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Player Ratings From The All Blacks Masterclass Against Samoa

The All Blacks’ first game of the season is traditionally one when the players shake off the rust and is usually characterised by unforced errors and misfiring combinations. Not at Eden Park. Not in 2017. So which players booked their places for the first test against the Lions in the 78-0 thrashing of Samoa? 15 Ben Smith 8.5 It gets …

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