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All Blacks Announce Team To Play South Africa On Saturday

CHRISTCHURCH, NEW ZEALAND - SEPTEMBER 15: All Black Head Coach Steve Hansen speaks to the media during a New Zealand All Blacks press conference on September 15, 2016 in Christchurch, New Zealand. (Photo by Kai Schwoerer/Getty Images)

Ahead of their final Ruby Championship test, the All Blacks have named the team that will face South Africa on Saturday.  With New Zealand having already won the tournament, as expected, Steve Hansen has made a number of changes to his match day 23. One of the most notable alterations will be Waisake Naholo’s introduction in place of Julian Savea whilst …

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Rugby Championship Team Of Round Two: All Black And Argentinian Blue

In round two of the Rugby Championship, the All Blacks continued their unbeaten ‘reestablishment’ era run with a comprehensive 29-9 win over Australia, while Argentina held their nerve to eke out a two-point win (26-24) over South Africa. So which players make our Rugby Championship team of the week? 15. Ben Smith (New Zealand) A typically classy performance from Smith, …

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Rugby Championship Combined XV

Australia v New Zealand - The Rugby Championship

The Rugby Championship will kick off this weekend. Following their domination of the 2015 World Cup, the southern hemisphere’s elite international sides are set to do battle over the coming weeks in the Rugby Championship. However, the rugby landscape has changed a great deal since each of the World Cup’s semi final slots were filled by Argentina, Australia, New Zealand …

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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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If They Played Today, Who Would Win: England Or The All Blacks?

With both England and the All Blacks recording impressive 3-0 series wins in their respective summer tours, many rugby fans have been speculating what would happen if schedules changed and the two top sides in the world met later this year. We decided to examine the potential head-to-head player match ups, delve into form and stats and see which of the …

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Five Positions Up For Grabs Ahead Of The All Black Squad Announcement

New Zealand v Australia - The Rugby Championship

Steve Hansen will name his New Zealand squad tomorrow. Soon after the All Blacks had finished celebrating their third World Cup triumph, New Zealand’s management team began to finalise their succession plan to fill the holes left by Richie McCaw, Dan Carter, Ma’a Nonu and Conrad Smith. Not only had some of their star names left the international stage, but a …

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International Rugby’s Greatest ‘Residency’ XV

LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 19: Scott Spedding of France takes control during the 2015 Rugby World Cup Pool D match between France and Italy at Twickenham Stadium on September 19, 2015 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

With all of the talk in the media about international eligibility sparking fans’ interest it seemed appropriate to create an international XV made up of the best Test players who have qualified for their adopted nation on residency grounds. Some of these players have been in their new country less time than some students have been on their university courses, …

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