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Which New Zealand Super 18 Backline Will Be The Strongest In 2017?

CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 26: Nehe Milner-Skudder of the Hurricanes is tackled during the round one Super Rugby match between the Brumbies and the Hurricanes at GIO Stadium on February 26, 2016 in Canberra, Australia. (Photo by Mark Metcalfe/Getty Images)

The five New Zealand Super 18 franchises have just named their squads and some contrasting and truly terrifying looking backlines will take the field in the 2017 season. In backlines brimming with speed, power and skill, the question is: which one is shaping up as the most dangerous? We take a look at the most likely starting options for each …

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The Rise, Fall And Resurgence Of Israel Dagg

“I’ve been disappointed, you always want to be in the World Cup All Blacks squad, but what’s happened has happened,” said Israel Dagg after he was omitted from New Zealand’s Rugby World Cup squad last year. “You never know, I could be over there in a couple of weeks, I’ve got to play like I’m still going to be involved.” …

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New Zealand’s Greatest XV

As part of a series of articles on the best sides from each nation, we turn our attentions next to the greatest players to have ever played for New Zealand’s revered All Blacks. Rather than simply producing a subjective team list based on one person’s opinions, we will go through several statistically-based sides to help you decide on your ultimate …

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Two More World Cup Winning All Blacks Set For Top 14

New Zealand look set to lose another two World Cup Winners. For any other nation, losing the likes of Dan Carter, Ma’a Nonu and Richie McCaw would decimate their national team. However this is not the case for New Zealand. Nevertheless, their depth of talent is beginning to be tested with the huge number of players now plying their trade …

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New Zealand Media Fear Losing Three All Blacks To European Clubs

Three established All Blacks are being linked with moves to Europe. The New Zealand Herald are fearful that three multi capped All Blacks are on the verge of joining clubs in Europe. The players in question are World Cup winners Israel Dagg, Cory Jane and Victor Vito. Although Dagg and Jane have fallen out of favour, Vito remains an important …

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Milner-Skudder vs Nahalo: Who Should Get The Nod?

Milner-Skudder Made a statement last night but Nahalo is looking to pounce. Nehe Milner Skudder has produced a man of the match performance against Namibia putting to rest his slip up against Argentina in their first fixture of the World Cup. A fan favourite – Milner Skudder was back to his sparkling best using his twinkle toes to once again bamboozle …

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Experienced All Blacks Named For Rugby World Cup Title Defence

All Blacks coach Steve Hansen has named his 31-man squad for the 2015 Rugby World Cup campaign. The big movers and shakers of the team see experienced players Israel Dagg, Jeremy Thrush, Lima Sopoaga and Cory Jane miss out, with Steve Hansen and co. preferring the exuberance of Nehe Milner-Skudder, Victor Vito and Waisaki Nahalo to light up their already …

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Five Players Battle It Out For Two All Blacks World Cup Slots

On Sunday evening the All Blacks will name their much anticipated squad to defend the Rugby World Cup title. Simon van Ryn discusses the outside backs selection headache facing Steve Hansen. Most of the squad picks itself but there are still a few uncertainties surrounding selection, most notably the outside backs. It’s fair to say that Julian Savea and Ben …

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New Zealand v England – Third Test Report

New Zealand thrashed England on Saturday in Hamilton to make it 17 wins in a row for the sensational All Blacks. Richie McCaw’s side eased to the win by a scoreline of 36 points to 13 thanks to a hat trick of tries from winger Julian Savea and two tries from scrum half Aaron Smith. New Zealand started the game excellently …

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