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03.September.2005

New Zealand v Australia

Eden Park, Auckland

7:35 PM

34-24

New Wallaby faces to hit NZ

The Wallabies have named four new faces in their 28-man squad for the final Test of the 2005 Philips Tri Nations against New Zealand in Auckland on Saturday 3 September.
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Cowan called into All Blacks as cover

Southland halfback Jimmy Cowan has been called into the All Blacks squad preparing for Saturday's Philips Tri Nations Test against Australia after Piri Weepu suffered a thigh strain at training yesterday.
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Gregan to equal record

Wallaby captain and halfback George Gregan will equal England prop Jason Leonard's record of 114 Test caps for his country and link up with Mat Rogers at first-five, when he leads Australia onto Eden Park this weekend.
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One more big performance needed

The All Blacks forwards have one more big Test in them says assistant coach Steve Hansen, calling for another strongarm performance against Australia in Auckland on Saturday before enjoying a rest of up to a month.
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MacDonald on the injury list

Deja vu threatens All Blacks first five-eighth Leon MacDonald, who is battling to be ready to face Australia in the Philips Tri Nations Test in Auckland on Saturday.
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The coaches' view

Well, the last home Test for the year kicks off this Saturday on my old home ground Eden Park and, as with all the other Tests this year, this has again become the most important game of the season.
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All Blacks secure Philips Tri Nations

Australian attempts to end a 15-match All Blacks' winning streak on home soil - not to mention spoil a nationwide Philips Tri Nations party - came undone at Eden Park on Saturday night as they were defeated 34-24.
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All Blacks secure Philips Tri Nations

The veteran wing soon had another and this time, Macdonald’s conversion was on target: 20-0 now.
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