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Predicted All Blacks 23 For The Lions Series In 2017

With plenty of talk surrounding the British and Irish Lions squad for 2017, Simon van Ryn will have a crack at naming the possible All Blacks 23 to defend their shores. _____ Notable Inclusions Reggie Goodes: Two years is a long time in Rugby and this writer believes Reggie Goodes will make a huge statement in N.Z. rugby over the …

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Was The 2015 World Cup The Best Tournament To Date?

Even before its final match, England 2015 was hailed as the best Rugby World Cup ever. Is it a deserved title, but what are the indicators of a great tournament? It was a fitting finale to an engaging six-week festival of rugby union and the careers of some of it’s superstar performers. The two best teams battled it out in front of a capacity …

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Video: Which Rugby League Converts Are Set To Shine In Super Rugby?

Sam Burgess, Sonny Bill Williams, Jason Robertson and many others have made the difficult transition from rugby league to rugby union. Some have been more successful than others and the debate will always linger on as regards which code is the toughest; however that’s a debate for another day. The New Zealand Super Rugby sides have been named and they …

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Sonny Bill Williams Generous Act Has ‘Ruined Sport Forever’

The Guardian’s Stuart Heritage labelled Sonny Bill Williams as a ‘magnanimous berk’. In the aftermath of the World Cup Final, fans across the sporting world praised the generosity of Sonny Bill Williams, after he gave his winners medal to young Charlie Lines. Although the security guard who tackled Lines to the ground has been unfairly criticised by some, the incident capped what …

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Picture: Sonny Bill Williams’ Medal Provides Hilarious Joke

Paddy Power are notorious for their controversial marketing, but you have to give it to them: they are hilarious. Sonny Bill Williams warmed hearts all over the world on Saturday, giving away his winners medal to a young fan. Not to miss out on a bit of publicity, the bookmakers took to Photoshop to perfectly troll England, and remind the …

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Watch Sonny Bill Williams Receive A Second Winners Medal

Sonny Bill Williams gave his winners medal to youngster, Charlie Lines. After Sonny Bill Williams gave his World Cup Winners medal to a young All Black fan yesterday, the game’s governing body awarded him with a second this evening. The medal was presented to Williams by Richie McCaw at the World Rugby Awards tonight. As you would expect, Williams received …

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Watch Why Sonny Bill Williams Gave His Winners Medal To Young Fan

Sonny Bill Williams gave his World Cup Winners Medal to Charlie Lines after the final. In the aftermath of the World Cup Final, images emerged of Sonny Bill Williams handing his winners medal over to young fan, Charlie Lines. Supporters across the rugby world applauded the selfless actions of the offloading centre, with many wondering what motivated Williams. However footage has since …

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Ma’a Nonu May Have Just Scored The Try Of The Tournament

Ma’a Nonu has put New Zealand in firm control of the World Cup Final. Ma’a Nonu took full advantage of the offloading ability of Sonny Bill Williams, as he opened up the Australian defense. The introduction of Williams has had an immediate effect, with two brilliant offloads before Nonu stepped inside the Wallaby defense to touch down. The first score …

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Sonny Bill Williams Offers Priceless Semi Final Tickets To Syrian Refugees

Sonny Bill Williams’ remarkable act of kindness highlights the Syrian refugee crisis. Sonny Bill Williams has underlined his support for Syrian refugees living in London by offering them two tickets to this afternoon’s World Cup Semi Final. The All Black Centre last night took to Twitter to ask agencies in London to put him in contact with two Syrian refugees who wanted …

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Ma’a Nonu Not Ready To Relinquish Jersey Just Yet

The battle for the no. 12 jersey in the All Blacks’ squad is the stuff of dreams, with Sonny Bill Williams and Ma’a Nonu fighting it out. But who will come out on top? Simon van Ryn discusses. Sonny Bill Williams has been stealing all the headlines with his majestic distribution and impact on the All Blacks’ attack on their first …

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Video: Sonny Bill Williams’ Majestic Off-Load V Namibia

Watch it again and again. New Zealand are, as expected, running riot against Namibia, with the bonus point already secured. Highlight of the first half was Sonny Bill Williams’ exquisite off-load pass to help Malakai Fekitoa in for a try. SBW’s athleticism and ball control are one of the deadliest weapons in a lethal All-Blacks back-line, and the former professional …

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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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Video: The Future Of New Zealand & Hurricanes Rugby Looks Promising

A 51-man NZ schools squad has just been announced and with it brings a bunch of potential superstars of our game. The first feature of the squad sees the inclusion of tight head props Alex Fidow (Scots College) and Sione Asi (Otago Boys’ High School). According to college rugby commentary, Alex Fidow tips the scales at 143 kg, while Sione …

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