Event Details


All Blacks v Samoa

Yarrow Stadium, Taranaki

7:35 PM


All Blacks have to do without MacDonald

Injured fullback Leon MacDonald will not be risked in New Zealand's next two Tests.
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Samoa squad named to face All Blacks

Manu Samoa coach Lepale Niko Palamo today named his squad to play against the All Blacks next Wednesday in New Plymouth.
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All Blacks out and about in Taranaki

The Taranaki public can watch All Blacks training and meet some of their favourite players on Monday while team members will make a series of community visits on Tuesday.
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All Blacks announce team to play Samoa

All Blacks coach Graham Henry and his assistant coaches Wayne Smith and Steve Hansen have announced the team to play Samoa in New Plymouth on Wednesday September 3 at Yarrow Stadium:
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Thomson relishes his chance in No.7

All Blacks loose forward Adam Thomson has been gifted the perfect opportunity to show all he is capable of when he pulls on the number seven jersey, a jersey usually occupied by star captain Richie McCaw.
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Muliaina wary of 'unknown' Samoa

The All Blacks this week face a challenge rarely seen in international rugby when they take on Samoa in New Plymouth, a side the world knows almost nothing about.
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Somerville says goodbye

It won't be a glamorous farewell to Test rugby at home but All Blacks stalwart Greg Somerville doesn't care.
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Preview: New Zealand v Samoa

Samoa gets a rare chance to pit itself against the All Blacks, and New Plymouth hosts a Test for the first time.
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Rare feat awaits So'oialo

All Blacks stand-in captain Rodney So'oialo will face what very few rugby players ever experience on Wednesday when he leads New Zealand against the country of his birth.
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All Blacks win in a romp

The All Blacks did not disappoint their Taranaki fans when blowing Samoa off Yarrow Stadium 101-14 in New Plymouth's first All Blacks Test match.
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