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More All Blacks Look Set For Overseas Moves [Report]

With Lima Sopoaga’s confirmed departure to Wasps at the end of the upcoming Super Rugby season still fresh in the minds of All Blacks supporters, there is further concerning news surrounding three players who have either donned of come close to wearing the famous black shirt in recent times. According to a report in the NZ Herald, Charles Ngatai, Seta Tamanivalu …

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How Good Is The All Blacks’ Depth? Ranking The Top Three Players In Every Position

CHRISTCHURCH, NEW ZEALAND - SEPTEMBER 17: Samuel Whitelock of the All Blacks dives over to score a try during the Rugby Championship match between the New Zealand All Blacks and the South Africa Springboks at AMI Stadium on September 17, 2016 in Christchurch, New Zealand. (Photo by Kai Schwoerer/Getty Images)

Following Paul Wassell’s article on England’s unprecedented (that’s how you spell it, Donald) squad depth, we take a look at the only team in the way of Eddie Jones’ marauding men: the All Blacks. How does their player depth measure up heading into 2017? _______ Loosehead Props 1. Joe Moody 2. Wyatt Crockett 3. Ofa Tu’ungafasi Bubbling under: Daniel Lienert-Brown, …

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Watch: Barbarians Score Quintessential 80 Meter Try Against South Africa

The Barbarians and South Africa have entertained onlookers in Wembley. Since their inception, the Barbarians have long been associated with entertaining running rugby. Drawing on players from across the globe, the Barbarians can’t really spend time focusing on detailed defensive systems. Instead they look to entertain and attack from every possible position and angle. This BaaBaas team is no different, …

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All Blacks Squad For Rugby Championship Named: SBW Returns, McKenzie Out

New Zealand coach Steve Hansen resisted temptation and selected the tried and trusted over the young and gifted in his Rugby Championship squad, which was announced on Monday. Sonny Bill Williams will be jet-setting from the Rio Olympics straight into the midfield while Julian Savea retains his place despite only featuring from the subs bench for the Hurricanes recently. The Chiefs …

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Aaron Cruden Cleared After Neck Injury Scare

WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND - JUNE 18: Aaron Cruden of the All Blacks is injured during the International Test match between the New Zealand All Blacks and Wales at Westpac Stadium on June 18, 2016 in Wellington, New Zealand. (Photo by Phil Walter/Getty Images)

There were distressing scenes in Wellington yesterday when Aaron Cruden went off. Cruden got caught akwardly in a tackle by Welsh second row Luke Charteris and he went down and remained down. Head coach Steve Hansen allays fear of serious injury to @AllBlacks first-five Aaron Cruden. #NZLvWALhttps://t.co/KSCsec9xMx — Newshub Sport (@NewshubSport) June 18, 2016 As with all neck injuries, great care …

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No New Caps For The All Blacks As Hansen Confirms His Starting XV

New Zealand coach Steve Hansen has opted against handing out any new debuts in naming his team for Saturday’s first Test against Wales.  In their first Test since winning last year’s World Cup, the All Blacks coach has made six changes in all to the team that started the final. There are no new caps, with Aaron Cruden beating off 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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Watch: Chiefs Carve Up Hurricanes’ Defence To Score Majestic Try

The Chiefs narrowly defeated the Hurricanes 28-27 in a thrilling match involving some beautiful tries, but the pick of the bunch was this fantastic move scored by Seta Tamanivalu before some wonderful interchanging passes between himself and Toni Pulu. At the start of the move, inside centre Andrew Horrell, playing his 50th match for the Chiefs, created a break inside his …

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Five Players To Watch Out For In This Year’s Super Rugby

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With the new Super Rugby season headed our way soon, the excitement is palpable. There will be a lot of talent on show this year, and we have picked out five players to keep an eye on this season. These guys could set the competition alight. _____ Akira Ioane If his devastating performances on the world sevens circuit were anything to …

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