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How All Blacks rugby team inspired Pence before comeback – NBCSports.com
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How All Blacks rugby team inspired Pence before comeback – NBCSports.com

No, Hunter Pence isn’t about to turn bat flips into the haka dance. The Giants outfielder did, however, become inspired by the famous rugby team that helped put the ritual dance on the map. The Giants gave Pence an epic send-off in San Francisco on the season finale in 2018, when his career was at a crossroads.…

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All Blacks star Ardie Savea flags switch from rugby union to NRL – The Guardian
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All Blacks star Ardie Savea flags switch from rugby union to NRL – The Guardian

Hurricanes player ‘100%’ wants to play rugby league Roosters or Storm possible destinations, says flanker Ardie Savea says he has been inspired to cross codes after playing alongside Sonny Bill Williams. Photograph: Charly Triballeau/AFP via Getty Images Ardie Savea has revealed he wants to play in the NRL and would consider a switch to the…

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Sarah Black’s crystal ball: Premier, B&F, best recruit, big call, more – AFLW

A NEW SEASON of the NAB AFLW competition means a new lot of season predictions, some of which will probably end up wide of the mark. THE TOP 30 Sarah Black looks at the best of the best in the AFLW Have a look below to see how Sarah Black believes the season will pan…

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Rugby: New All Blacks coach announces assistants – RNZ

64.1K Want to watch this again later? Sign in to add this video to a playlist. Sign in Like this video? Sign in to make your opinion count. Sign in Don’t like this video? Sign in to make your opinion count. Sign in Published on Dec 18, 2019The All Blacks new coaching team is almost…

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All Blacks coach Ian Foster confirms John Plumtree, Greg Feek as assistants – Stuff.co.nz
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All Blacks coach Ian Foster confirms John Plumtree, Greg Feek as assistants – Stuff.co.nz

All BlacksNew All Blacks coach talks about his three assistants named so far.Three out of four ain’t bad. All Blacks head coach Ian Foster has confirmed the bulk of his coaching team – with Brad Mooar’s release from Scarlets in Wales to join the “awesome foursome” remaining the only unresolved matter. NZ Rugby announced Foster’s new setup on…

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All Blacks take risk despite perception of Ian Foster as the safe option | Matt McILraith – The Guardian
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All Blacks take risk despite perception of Ian Foster as the safe option | Matt McILraith – The Guardian

In choosing continuity by appointing Ian Foster as All Black coach, the New Zealand Rugby hierarchy appear to have been motivated by the need for what they perceive to be a safe pair of hands. It could prove that, in selecting Steve Hansen’s right-hand man to take over, the powerbrokers have instead taken a greater…

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All Blacks largely snubbed in World XV named by top British magazine – Stuff.co.nz
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All Blacks largely snubbed in World XV named by top British magazine – Stuff.co.nz

BreakfastThe All Blacks star needs an operation on his knee after hurting himself in the World Cup defeat by England.The All Blacks have been largely snubbed in a team of the year named by respected British magazine Rugby World. Forwards Joe Moody and Ardie Savea are the only New Zealand players selected with Savea placed…

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Tall Blacks put into tough pool to qualifying for Olympic Games – Stuff.co.nz
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Tall Blacks put into tough pool to qualifying for Olympic Games – Stuff.co.nz

FIBATall Blacks guard Corey Webster finished the Fiba World Cup as the tournament’s second leading scorer.The Tall Blacks will have to get past basketball heavyweights Serbia if they want to qualify for the Tokyo Olympics. The draws for qualifying tournaments have been done for the last remaining spots for next year’s Games. New Zealand, who…

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Tall Blacks put into tough pool to qualifying for Olympic Games – Stuff.co.nz
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Tall Blacks put into tough pool to qualifying for Olympic Games – Stuff.co.nz

FIBATall Blacks guard Corey Webster finished the Fiba World Cup as the tournament’s second leading scorer.The Tall Blacks will have to get past basketball heavyweights Serbia if they want to qualify for the Tokyo Olympics. The draws for qualifying tournaments have been done for the last remaining spots for next year’s Games. New Zealand, who…

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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

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