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08.July.2006

New Zealand v Australia

Christchurch

7:35 PM

32-12

Special meeting for All Blacks

The All Blacks will assemble for a special meeting in Wellington on Thursday in order to lay foundations for the forthcoming Philips Tri Nations series.
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Wallabies warned by former captain

If the Wallabies were in danger of getting carried away with all their positive publicity heading into the Tri Nations, former captain Rod McCall has brought them back to reality.
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Giteau's delight equals Nonu's pain

Second five-eighths Matt Giteau got through training with the Wallabies in Coffs Harbour on Monday without problems to his thumb and is expected to be available for the squad to meet the All Blacks in the Philips Tri Nations opener in Christchurch on Saturday.
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46-Test veteran Tune back to face the All Blacks

Wallabies coach John Connolly has selected an unchanged starting 15 for Saturday night's opening Test of the Philips Tri Nations and the first of three Bledisloe Cup matches against New Zealand.
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Complimentary All Blacks Test tickets for snow-hit families

Several South Canterbury families hit hardest by the recent cold snap are to be offered complimentary tickets to this weekend's Philips Tri Nations Bledisloe Cup Test in Christchurch.
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All Blacks team announced

The All Blacks selectors have named their strongest side of the 2006 season for the opening Philips Tri Nations Test against Australia at Christchurch on Saturday.
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Irish talk up Australia's chances

Ireland's captain Brian O'Driscoll and coach Eddie O'Sullivan have given the Wallabies a shot in the arm on the eve of the Philips Tri Nations.
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Wallabies lose lock

Waratahs lock Alex Kanaar will undergo surgery on his left ankle and is expected to miss at least four months of action, including the upcoming Philips Tri-Nations series.
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Giteau likely to face All Blacks

Wallabies star Matt Giteau has been cleared of a thumb fracture after he left the field mid-way through a club match for Canberra side Queanbeyan.
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Tuitupou in for injured Nonu

Midfield back Sam Tuitupou will join the All Blacks squad on Tuesday as a replacement for the injured Ma'a Nonu.
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