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Tag Archives: Patrick Tuipulotu

Current All Black Has Reportedly Tested Positive For Performance Enhancing Drugs [NZ Herald]

New Zealand v Wales

New Zealand Rugby has been thrown into a state of disbelief after the New Zealand Herald reported that Patrick Tuipulotu failed a drugs test last year. Along with kiwi news site Stuff, both publications believe the 24-year-old lock tested positive for a banned substance at some point last year, and the results were discovered in the lead up to New Zealand’s clash …

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All Blacks Beset With Three Injuries Ahead Of Ireland Test

New Zealand v South Africa

New Zealand could be without three key players ahead of their meeting with Ireland in Chicago. The All Blacks might have to contend with missing their first choice second row partnership ahead of their first autumn test with Ireland. Stuff.nz have reported that Steve Hansen will definitely be without Brodie Retallick after the 2014 World Player of The Year suffered a concussion …

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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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