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Is this really the best All Blacks side ever?

October 29th, 2015 · No Comments · Features, Rugby

South Africa coach Heyneke Meyer is convinced that this is the greatest All Blacks team in history Heyneke Meyer was in no doubt, Graham Henry a little less certain yet still pretty sure. But if this is the greatest All Blacks side in history, and victory against Australia on Saturday would mean it is pretty hard to […]

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Final will be decided by the battle of the No6s

October 28th, 2015 · No Comments · Features, Rugby

Scott Fardy for Australia and New Zealand’s Jerome Kaino will be the key figures in Saturday’s final Much of the talk before Saturday’s Rugby World Cup final will doubtless focus on the superstars in the respective back rows, Richie McCaw and Kieran Read for New Zealand, and David Pocock and Michael Hooper for Australia. And that is […]

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Aussies need to be ‘special’ against New Zealand

October 28th, 2015 · No Comments · Features, Rugby

Coach keen to emphasise attacking style after Semi win Barely a year on from a situation of unparalleled disarray on and off the field, Australia and their talismanic coach, Michael Cheika, are in a World Cup final. A team transformed. “I’m not taking any credit for any of that type of stuff,” he said. “It’s about […]

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Cheika picking class over form

October 27th, 2015 · No Comments · Features, Rugby

Michael Cheika has confidence in full-back Israel Folau The full-back has been plagued by an ankle injury for the last three weeks and while he started in the semi-final win over Argentina on Sunday, he hobbled off with 15 minutes to go. There has been plenty debate around the Waratahs superstar, who has failed to […]

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