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15.June.2005

Wellington v Lions

Westpac Stadium, Wellington

7:10 PM

6-23

Chance for Nonu to dent Lions midfield

Ma'a Nonu is raring at the chance to strike an early blow for the All Blacks backline in Wellington tomorrow.
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Lions take Wellington by the tail

They are no longer unbeaten but there’s plenty of bite left in the 2005 British & Irish Lions, who dispatched Wellington 23-6 in front of a packed Westpac Stadium house of 39,000 tonight.
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Lions take Wellington by the tail

Wilkinson’s first task in the second-half? Extend the lead with his third penalty: 16-6 Lions.
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Lions pleased with capital effort

Midweek coaches Ian McGeechan and Gareth Jenkins were ticking all their boxes after last night’s 23-6 victory over Wellington at Westpac Stadium.
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Plumtree says All Blacks way ahead of Lions

Wellington coach John Plumtree said the All Blacks would have topped a half-century of points against his team if they had been the opposition last night.
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Weepu rates Lions forward effort

Wellington rugby halfback Piri Weepu says the Lions forward pack was a different beast last night from that monstered by New Zealand Maori last Saturday.
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Lions win ugly game, but is it enough to beat the All Blacks?

The Lions say their confidence has been restored despite winning ugly over Wellington last night and admitting time could be running out to gel their first Test combinations.
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Nonu available for Wellington

Hurricanes wing Ma’a Nonu has been released from All Blacks camp to return to Wellington play against the British & Irish Lions next Wednesday.
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Nonu available for Wellington


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Nonu lining up for Lions

Named in All Blacks coach Graham Henry’s 26-man squad for the DHL NZ Lions Series on Sunday, Ma’a Nonu is nevertheless relishing the double bite at the scarlet cherry he will get this Wednesday.
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