Event Details


South Africa v New Zealand


1:00 AM


Springboks secret weapon praised

Both Springboks and Wallabies players and officials have lauded the game-winning drop kicks of South African star back Francois Steyn after the Springboks' 22-19 Philips Tri Nations win in Cape Town on Saturday.
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Lineouts will be a challenge - Hansen

Forwards coach Steve Hansen acknowledged the lineout was a major work in progress last year, saying they were becoming too preoccupied with the opposition.
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Henry gets the boys to relax

All Blacks coach Graham Henry has ordered his players to hang up their rugby boots and unfurl the fishing rods or golf clubs as they take a low key route into their biggest Test of the year to date.
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Springboks search for chink in the armour

Springboks coaching staff believe they may have found a way to overcome the world's top side heading into this weekend's Philips Tri Nations clash with the All Blacks.
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All Blacks ready to stamp their mark

The All Blacks have lifted the bar as they eye their first big test of World Cup year ready to at last make a statement.
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Henry wary of SA loose forwards

South Africa captain Victor Matfield recognises the daunting test facing him when he leads the side against New Zealand in the Philips Tri-Nations in Durban on Saturday.
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Habana in doubt for Philips Tri Nations

New Zealand is likely to face a South African team without ace wing Bryan Habana for at least the first of their matches in the Philips Tri Nations.
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Late changes for South Africa

South Africa has been forced to make two late changes to its team for the Philips Tri Nations match with New Zealand in Durban on Sunday morning (NZT).
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Bok captain praises All Blacks

South Africa may be awash with the build-up to Sunday's Philips Tri Nations Test against the All Blacks, but missing Springboks hooker and captain John Smit has been praising his New Zealand rivals.
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Sharpened Sivivatu eyes more tries

The controversial All Blacks' reconditioning programme got a thumbs-up from Sitiveni Sivivatu, saying he felt as sharp as ever as he resumes Test rugby's most absorbing tryscoring duel with his cousin on Sunday (NZT).
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