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The Tight Five: What we learned about the All Blacks squad

Head coach Steve Hansen, assistant coach Ian Foster and selector Grant Fox have revealed a squad with few surprises, the Steinlager Series against England let the back room team confirm what Investec Super Rugby had for the most part revealed as to the playing hierachy in the country.
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Steve Hansen

Joubert to oversee Investec Super Rugby Final #WARvCRU

Experienced South African referee Craig Joubert will oversee the 2014 Super Rugby Final between the Waratahs and Crusaders at ANZ Stadium this Saturday.
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Craig Joubert

Hansen not concerned with stars out of position

All Blacks coach Steve Hansen is unconcerned with the fact two of his best players, captain Richie McCaw and Dan Carter, will go into the Investec Rugby Championship having played out of position in their most recent games.
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Richie McCaw and Dan Carter

Nine All Blacks recommit to New Zealand Rugby

New Zealand Rugby is celebrating further good news on the player retention front, with an abundance of All Blacks re-committing to the national body.
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New Zealand Rugby

First 17-Test streak was a great era of rugby

Not only will the All Blacks be attempting to win a vital first leg of the Bledisloe Cup, and gain away points in the Investec Rugby Championship, when they play Australia in Sydney on August 16, they also have a date with rugby history.
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Sir Brian Lochore

Fitzpatrick reflects on 1995 and Lomu mania

As the most successful captain of the most successful team of all time, Sean Fitzpatrick knows a thing or two about winning.
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Jonah Lomu

All Blacks and Maori All Blacks among bumper Tier Two schedule

This year’s November internationals will see the best preparation yet for Tier Two nations as they look forward to Rugby World Cup 2015.
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Maori All Blacks USA

Curry relishing chance for Games reward

Having been ruled out of last year's World Cup-winning Sevens team due to a last minute injury Scott Curry was determined to make the Commonwealth Games Sevens team which starts its campaign in Glasgow on Saturday.
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Scott Curry

Treading Sevens' gold medal path

With five days to go before Rugby Sevens gets underway in Glasgow, we take a look back on previous Commonwealth Games tournaments
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Commonwealth Games

Wallabies reveal squad for Bledisloe Cup and #TRC2014

Wallabies coach Ewen McKenzie has announced a strong 32-man squad for the 2014 Investec Rugby Championship.
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Ewen McKenzie

Rugby World Cup memories and that try by Mortlock

Mike Harrison, England’s captain at the inaugural Rugby World Cup, will forever be known as ‘Burglar Bill’ for his two intercept tries against the All Blacks in 1985.
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Stirling Mortlock

Tasman's Mark Bright lines up for England Sevens

New Zealand's Sevens team will find a familiar face among the England side should they meet during the play-offs stage of the Commonwealth Games Sevens.
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Mark Bright

Kevin Skinner played key role in scrum development

It would be a great shame if All Black great Kevin Skinner, who died on Monday, aged 86, was to be remembered only for his 'policing' work during the 1956 series win over South Africa.
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Kevin Skinner

Last of the 2003 Rugby World Cup champions announces retirement

Former Gloucester Rugby centre, England captain and Rugby World Cup winner Mike Tindall has announced his retirement from the game.
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Mike Tindall

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