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Event Details

06.November.2006

England v New Zealand

London

4:30 AM

20-41

England Test confirmed for Nov. 5

Settlement appears to have been reached between the warring England rugby clubs and the Rugby Football Union over the availability of players for the November 5 Test against New Zealand.
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England needs consistency next month

If England can show an improvement in each of its four internationals in November it will be a stepping stone for its World Cup defence.
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Big names missing from England squad

Seven uncapped players have been included in England's preparatory squad for the Test against the All Blacks at Twickenham on November 6 (NZ time).
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Lineout set for shake-up

Lineout problems experienced by the All Blacks throughout the domestic season and the Philips Tri Nations competition will be a major focus on the four-Test tour to Europe starting tomorrow.
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Ellis determined to absorb plenty

New All Blacks halfback Andrew Ellis has quickly realised that a step up to international level makes even more demands on players.
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England names two new caps

Second five-eighths Anthony Allen and halfback Shaun Perry will make their international debuts for England against the All Blacks at Twickenham on Monday morning (NZ time).
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All Blacks will keep thoughts to themselves

The All Blacks will keep their mouths shut during the Test against England on Monday morning (NZT) or risk a repeat of last year's yellow card-fest at Twickenham.
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McCaw says side is learning

New Zealand's loss in its last Test match, to South Africa, at the end of the Philips Tri-Nations was a useful reminder to the All Blacks.
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Mils wary of northern hemisphere teams

All Blacks fullback Mils Muliaina has picked himself up from the disappointment of the loss to South Africa in Rustenburg and with the Air New Zealand Cup championship under his belt, he is ready to take on England, France and Wales.
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Robinson believes England can beat All Blacks

England will take to Twickenham with an utter self-belief they can beat the All Blacks in Monday morning's Test, says coach Andy Robinson.
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