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Video: Cruden Sets Up Ridiculous Try & Kaino Gets Sent Off In Blues-Chiefs Game

AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND - FEBRUARY 19: Cheifs Aaron Cruden (R) steps past Blues Ihaia West (L) during the Super Rugby pre-season match between the Blues and the Chiefs at Pukekohe Stadium on February 19, 2016 in Auckland, New Zealand. (Photo by Michael Bradley/Getty Images)

The Blues and Chiefs’ final trial of the Super Rugby pre-season was surprisingly eventful with one All Black showing he’s recovered from a lengthy spell on the sidelines, while another looks set for some time off the field after receiving a straight red for striking another player. Pre-season trials count for little in the overall scheme of a Super Rugby season but …

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What Are On The Irish Provinces’ Christmas Wish-Lists?

Christmas time is almost upon us, and the Irish provinces face a tricky schedule over the festive period. However, Ulster, Munster and Leinster have had their struggles, and could really do with a boost, even it is for next season. Nonetheless Pat Lam, Leo Cullen, Anthony Foley and Neil Doak will be writing their letters to Santy to tell him …

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5 Quick Conclusions From From New Zealand V South Africa

Despite finding themselves five points down at half time, the All Blacks beat South Africa 20-18. The All Blacks have taken another step toward defending their crown after beating the Springboks 20-18. However South Africa came close to making an upset and will rue a Damian De Allende knock on and a missed lineout as the game entered its closing stages. …

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Twitter Is Divided Over Jerome Kaino’s Sin Binning

Jerome Kaino was binned just before half time. Having not scored since the fifth minute and finding themselves with Jerome Kaino in the sin bin, the All Blacks are facing an uphill struggle in the second half. However Kaino’s sin binning is proving to be controversial on Twitter, with many undecided on whether or not his cynical action deserved a …

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All Blacks Likely To Ring The Changes For Namibia Game

After a tough opening win against Argentina the All Blacks will now focus all their energy on Namibia, regarded as one of the minnows of this World Cup. Namibia have a couple of excellent players. Their skipper Jacques Berger is a regular starter for England club champions Saracens and would be a dead cert pick in almost every World Cup team. …

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Milner-Skudder Starts In Strong All Blacks Side For RWC Opener

Steve Hansen has named his side to tackle Argentina at Wembley Stadium on Sunday. With 1200 tests in the starting XV the All Blacks head into the match as firm favourites. The rapid rise of Nehe Milner-Skudder sees the star outside back take his place on the right wing, forming a lethal combination with Julian Savea and Ben Smith. Milner-Skudder …

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Five Reasons Why The All Blacks Will Win The Rugby World Cup

The All Blacks have landed in England saddled with the expectation of finally securing that elusive overseas World Cup title. In the first of a two-part series analysing the chances of the World Cup holders, Simon van Ryn provides us with five reasons why the All Blacks will retain their status as champions. 1. Motivation The All Blacks have a host of stars …

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The “Boomfah” Top 5 – The Big Hitters To Look Out For At RWC 2015

The “Boomfah” Top 5: Justin Marshall’s annoyingly cheesy catchphrase “Boomfah” is one he pulls out every time there is a big collision. Many Kiwi viewers of Super Rugby and International footy have become so used to this phrase that many find themselves shouting it out even before Marshall does. The Boomfah top five comprises of the top five big hitters …

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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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Is This Selection The Best XV In Southern Hemisphere Rugby?

Last week we brought you our Northern Hemisphere selection, which stirred its fair share of debate. Here is our Southern Hemisphere selection. Enjoy the read, while we dive for cover in the impending debate. 15 – Israel Folou The Australian saw off stiff competition from his Kiwi namesake, Israel Dagg, for the full-back position. While Australian rugby may be at …

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Malakai Fekitoa: New Zealand’s Next Big Thing

As the Southern Hemisphere giants prepare to face their touring northern counterparts, John Elliott takes a look at the players who have impressed enough in Super 15 Rugby to be included in their national squads. In this edition we discuss Malakai Fekitoa, a player set to debut in the All Blacks’ forthcoming test series against England. It seems New Zealand’s perpetual assembly …

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