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Five Key Match-Ups To Savour In Lions Vs New Zealand Maori Battle

After two defeats already in the 2017 Tour, the Lions are under pressure to get back on track, with the first Test match in Auckland fast approaching. A powerful Lions first team will take on an electric New Zealand Maori selection in Rotorua on Saturday. So which player match ups will see sparks fly in New Zealand’s famous volcanic region? …

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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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Toulon Linked With Move For All Black Scrum Half

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

New Zealand rugby is currently under siege from France’s Top 14, with big-money offers coaxing a number of high profile names north to Europe. Only last week it was confirmed that Chiefs and All Black out-half Aaron Cruden was turning his back on the famous black jersey at the end season, in a move to Top 14 side Montpellier. The …

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Who Will Hansen Select As The New All Blacks Half Back Pairing?

during a New Zealand All Blacks Captain's Run on October 30, 2015 in London, United Kingdom.

There has been speculation about who will follow in Dan Carter’s footsteps as All Black first five eight for a while now. And with the Super Rugby competition heating up, that speculation ramps up too. The names of Beauden Barrett and Aaron Cruden have been out there for a while. The name that was added to the list is Lima Sopoaga. One …

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If You Thought The Conor Murray – Mike Brown Incident Was Bad, Check Out What Happened To Sam Whitelock

Tawera Kerr-Barlow jumped on Sam Whitelock’s face. In the aftermath of yesterday’s game between England and Ireland, fans immediately began debating the incident that saw Conor Murray forced off the field. While fans throughout the northern hemisphere argued over whether or not Mike Brown should have been sin binned for stamping on Conor Murray, hours early, Sam Whitelock also suffered …

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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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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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Ranking The World’s Top Ten Scrum-Halves

This week’s rankings turn to scrum-half. With some tight calls, it is likely to cause some debate. As ever, let us know your thoughts in the comments section below, or on our Facebook page. _____ 10. Tawera Kerr Barlow The Kiwi 9 is recovering from serious injury, but is very much in the mix to make it back for the …

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