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This Electric New Zealand Maori Backline Could Tame The Lions

WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND - MAY 20: Otere Black of the Hurricanes in action during the round 13 Super Rugby match between the Hurricanes and the Cheetahs at Westpac Stadium on May 20, 2017 in Wellington, New Zealand. (Photo by Hagen Hopkins/Getty Images)

The logjam of talent available for the All Blacks among the backs means that some incredibly talented players will miss out on Steve Hansen’s squad selection for the Lions Tests, which is to be named on June 8. However, many of those players will get a chance to press their Test claims as part of the New Zealand Maori team, …

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Struggling All Black Speedster Adds To Steve Hansen’s Injury Headaches Ahead Of Lions Tour

New Zealand v France - Quarter Final: Rugby World Cup 2015

The British and Irish Lions tour of New Zealand is approaching quickly and ahead of the announcement of the tourist squad next week, it appears that All Blacks coach Steve Hansen could be without one of his biggest weapons this summer. Hurricanes star Nehe Milner-Skudder announced himself on the international stage back in 2015 when he terrified and decimated oppositions …

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Five All Blacks In Danger Of Missing The Lions Tour Due To Injury

LIONS WEYBRIDGE, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 26: Nehe Milner-Skudder of the All Blacks speaks during a New Zealand All Blacks media session at Oatlands Park on October 26, 2015 in Bagshot, United Kingdom. (Photo by Phil Walter/Getty Images)

The Lions tour is approaching rapidly with now just less than three months until the Tourists line out for the first time. The first test match takes place a few weeks later in Auckland’s Eden Park on June 24th with the imperious All Blacks lying in wait for Warren Gatland’s side, heavy favourites with both bookmakers and pundits alike. However, …

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Watch: Nehe Milner-Skudder Scores First Try Since Return From Injury

All Blacks and Hurricanes winger Nehe Milner-Skudder crossed for his first try of the pre-season on Friday during the Canes’ 33-27 win over the Crusaders in Waverly. Otere Black spots a gap. @Nmilnerskudder finishes. Canes 26, @crusadersrugby 27 in Waverley #PreSeason2017 pic.twitter.com/9NsrYawjmx — Hurricanes Rugby (@Hurricanesrugby) February 17, 2017 Milner-Skudder, who was sidelined for almost a year with a dislocated shoulder, …

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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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Top 5 All Blacks Out Of Contract Next Summer

New Zealand v Australia

As we are now entering the midpoint of the 2019 World Cup cycle, some of the southern hemisphere’s leading players have either already signed lucrative deals with European clubs, or are considering making a move north of the equator. Already we have seen the likes of Kurtley Beale, Matt Toomua and Liam Gill leaving Super Rugby behind to join clubs …

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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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An All Blacks XV To Crush The British And Irish Lions

A Dejected Lewis Moody Walks From The Field As The

Steve Hansen has already make preparations for the 2017 Lions tour with the announcement of a ‘wellness’ camp to monitor and help with the All Blacks early season fitness, strength and conditioning. It is always a lottery to predict a team so far out from a tour, but if the best All Blacks are out of the injury ward and …

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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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