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25.October.2015

All Blacks v South Africa

London

4:00 AM

20-18

Springboks have injury worries

New Zealand's Rugby World Cup semi-final opponents South Africa face an anxious few days as injury concerns to hooker Bismarck du Plessis and lock Lood de Jager are assessed.
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Respect continues but no time for coach's catch-up

Mutual respect has always been part of the New Zealand-South Africa rugby rivalry and the long-standing relationship will undergo another test in Sunday's (NZT) Rugby World Cup semi-final.
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Mallett gives Springboks the message

Retaining possession and making the All Blacks tackle would be vital to South Africa's hopes of winning their Rugby World Cup semi-final against New Zealand, according to former Springbok coach Nick Mallett.
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Familiarity ensures respect for southern rivals

Having the four Rugby Championship nations contesting the Rugby World Cup semi-finals makes preparation a little more difficulty due to the familiarity with each other.
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Mindset needs to change up north

Former England rugby coach Brian Ashton believes unless northern hemisphere countries recognise the need to broaden their rugby horizons they will be doomed to playing catch-up to the All Blacks et al.
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Meyer - All Blacks the best team ever

Springboks coach Heyneke Meyer has praised his New Zealand opponents in Sunday's (NZT) Rugby World Cup semi-final as 'probably the best team that's ever played the game'.
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Springboks improvement essential - Etzebeth

Eben Etzebeth knows South Africa will have to take their game to another level in order to end New Zealand's reign as world champions.
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All Blacks best prepared - Fitzpatrick

Former All Blacks captain Sean Fitzpatrick said Richie McCaw's team have timed their run well at the Rugby World Cup and were the best prepared All Blacks team he had seen.
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Six reasons to get excited: New Zealand v South Africa

After demolishing France in a crunch quarter-final in Cardiff, the All Blacks move onto London for a semi-final showdown against old foe South Africa.
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All Blacks team named for RWC2015 semifinal v South Africa

The All Blacks side has been named to play South Africa in their Rugby World Cup 2015 semifinal at Twickenham, London, on Saturday 24 October (Kick-off: 4.00PM).

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