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All Blacks: Waisake Naholo scores stunner on debut for London Irish in Premiership – Stuff.co.nz
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All Blacks: Waisake Naholo scores stunner on debut for London Irish in Premiership – Stuff.co.nz

Former All Black Waisake Naholo has given the London Irish supporters an early taste of what he might be able to achieve in the green and white jersey. The former Taranaki and Highlanders winger has scored a sharp try on his Premiership debut for his new club. Naholo who played 26 tests and scored 16…

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All Blacks v Wales: No emotional phone call home needed for Steve Hansen – Stuff.co.nz
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All Blacks v Wales: No emotional phone call home needed for Steve Hansen – Stuff.co.nz

SPARK SPORTMisty-eyed Steve Hansen bows out with a big wave to the crowd. Things were different for All Blacks coach Steve Hansen after the team’s win over Wales at the Rugby World Cup bronze final decider, compared to the week prior. He didn’t make an emotional call home to his wife, Tash, to discuss the…

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All Blacks v Wales: New Zealand make multiple changes for Rugby World Cup third-fourth playoff – Stuff.co.nz
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All Blacks v Wales: New Zealand make multiple changes for Rugby World Cup third-fourth playoff – Stuff.co.nz

AARON WOOD/STUFFThe All Blacks team to play Wales in the Rugby World Cup bronze medal match at Tokyo Stadium on Friday.Steve Hansen’s All Blacks are clearly still hurting as they trudge a little disconsolately into Friday’s bronze medal match against Wales at this Rugby World Cup. And the departing coach wouldn’t have it any other…

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All Blacks v England: Ali Williams explains why English haka challenge worked so well – Stuff.co.nz
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All Blacks v England: Ali Williams explains why English haka challenge worked so well – Stuff.co.nz

1 NEWSAll Blacks coach Steve Hansen congratulates England and wishes them luck after his side’s semifinal loss.Ali Williams has explained why England’s challenge to the All Blacks haka worked so well in the leadup to their stunning win over the Rugby World Cup champions. England decided to take the New Zealand challenge head-on for their…

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All Blacks v England: Labour Day an uplifting saviour, after RWC nightmare – Stuff.co.nz
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All Blacks v England: Labour Day an uplifting saviour, after RWC nightmare – Stuff.co.nz

SPARK SPORTImpressive England outclass the All Blacks in Yokohama to cruise into their fourth Rugby World Cup final.OPINION: Look on the bright side, it’s Labour Day so you don’t have to go to work and hear even more about how England humiliated the All Blacks. Yes, life could be worse; you could be Steve Hansen…

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Live: All Blacks and England name teams for their Rugby World Cup semifinal – Stuff.co.nz
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Live: All Blacks and England name teams for their Rugby World Cup semifinal – Stuff.co.nz

NationalWorldBusinessClimate ChangeSportEntertainmentLife & StyleTravelMotoringStuff NationPlay StuffQuizzesPoliticsPremiumKEA Kids NewsHomedWell & GoodFood & WineParentingRugbyFarmingTechnologyOpinionAucklandWellingtonCanterburyWaikatoBay of PlentyTaranakiManawatuNelsonMarlboroughTimaruOtagoSouthlandCareersAdvertisingContactPrivacy© 2019 Stuff LimitedSportRWC 2019 JapanJoseph Pearson10:09, Oct 24 2019AARON WOOD/STUFFThe All Blacks team to play England in the Rugby World Cup Semifinal match at Yokohama Stadium on Saturday has been named.All Blacks coach Steve Hansen names his 23 for Saturday’s Rugby…

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All Blacks v England: Mike Catt remembers Jonah Lomu ahead of RWC semifinal – Stuff.co.nz
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All Blacks v England: Mike Catt remembers Jonah Lomu ahead of RWC semifinal – Stuff.co.nz

TV ONEJonah Lomu scored four tries as the All Blacks hammered England in the 1995 Rugby World Cup semifinal.Mike Catt missed his chance for a little personal revenge against the All Blacks at the 2019 Rugby World Cup. But the former England fullback still doesn’t regret becoming famous for being run over by Jonah Lomu in South Africa…

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All Blacks v England: Scott Barrett named to start at blindside for World Cup semifinal – Stuff.co.nz
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All Blacks v England: Scott Barrett named to start at blindside for World Cup semifinal – Stuff.co.nz

AARON WOOD/STUFFThe All Blacks team to play England in the Rugby World Cup Semifinal match at Yokohama Stadium on Saturday has been named.Scott Barrett has been named to start at blindside flanker for the All Blacks’ Rugby World Cup semifinal against England in Yokohama on Saturday night. Coach Steve Hansen has made two changes (one personnel…

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All Blacks v England: Sam Whitelock says semifinal rivals no one-trick ponies – Stuff.co.nz
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All Blacks v England: Sam Whitelock says semifinal rivals no one-trick ponies – Stuff.co.nz

HANNAH PETERS/GETTY IMAGESAll Blacks lock Sam Whitelock: ‘Playing England in a Rugby World Cup knockout game is massive.’ The All Blacks seem content to leave Eddie Jones to fire his salvos solo ahead of the heavyweight opening Rugby World Cup semifinal against England in Yokohama on Saturday. While the England coach opened up the mind…

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All Blacks v England: From snapchat to Samurais and spies, the best of Eddie Jones – Stuff.co.nz
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All Blacks v England: From snapchat to Samurais and spies, the best of Eddie Jones – Stuff.co.nz

SNTV via APEddie Jones says England were “spied on” ahead of their Rugby World Cup semifinal with the All Blacks.From snapchat to Samurais, to spying accusations and why Japan’s new Emperor could be an omen, Eddie Jones was in a wonderfully jocular mood when addressing the world’s media in Tokyo on Tuesday.  Jones, the England…

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England can beat All Blacks, says confident Anthony Watson – The Guardian
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England can beat All Blacks, says confident Anthony Watson – The Guardian

• Watson has no grudge with Sonny Bill Williams after 2017 Lions• ‘I was never too fazed by the All Blacks’ mystique’ Anthony Watson scored a late try against Australia in their quarter-final victory. Photograph: David Rogers/Getty Images Anthony Watson says he is convinced England can beat New Zealand on Saturday and end the All…

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‘We don’t have to bowl a super over’: All Blacks braced for World Cup repeat – The Guardian
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‘We don’t have to bowl a super over’: All Blacks braced for World Cup repeat – The Guardian

England got the better of New Zealand in the Cricket World Cup final but Steve Hansen’s squad seem to have been preparing for an unlikely draw in Japan Nepo Laulala and George Bridge of the All Blacks warm up during a training session in Tokyo. Photograph: Hannah Peters/Getty Images Steve Hansen always has a list…

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All Blacks v Ireland: Nigel Owens to referee Rugby World Cup quarterfinal – Stuff.co.nz
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All Blacks v Ireland: Nigel Owens to referee Rugby World Cup quarterfinal – Stuff.co.nz

MARK KOLBE/GETTY IMAGESNigel Owens will referee the quarterfinal between the All Blacks and Ireland. Welshman Nigel Owens will referee the All Blacks’ Rugby World Cup quarterfinal against Ireland in Tokyo on Saturday. The other quarterfinals see Frenchman Jérôme Garces in charge of the England-Australia fixture in Oita on Saturday night, while in the Sunday games South African Jaco Peyper will…

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All Blacks legend Sean Fitzpatrick brands France as ‘brats’, ‘lazy’ after USA win – Stuff.co.nz
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All Blacks legend Sean Fitzpatrick brands France as ‘brats’, ‘lazy’ after USA win – Stuff.co.nz

Former All Blacks captain Sean Fitzpatrick blasted the French team after their unimpressive 33-9 win over USA at the Rugby World Cup on Wednesday. Fitzpatrick is working for UK broadcaster ITV during the tournament and ripped into the French players for their lacklustre performance, where they led by just three points going into the last…

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Bok coach says All Blacks get better treatment from refs – Sport24
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Bok coach says All Blacks get better treatment from refs – Sport24

Tokyo – South Africa stepped up pressure on referee Jerome Garces ahead of their blockbuster Rugby World Cup clash with the All Blacks, saying it was a “well known fact” that tight decisions often go New Zealand’s way.*** CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP FOR THE ‘RUCKING WITH ROB HOUWING’ NEWSLETTER ***Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus said the match…

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