May 27

Rugby: The big name All Blacks set to miss out on the Lions squad

Telling good players they have missed selection remains the worst part of the job for All Blacks coach Steve Hansen.Which means he is facing a difficult period as on June 8 the All Blacks will reveal their squad to play the Lions…

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May 27

Rugby: All Blacks captain Kieran Read warns Coles – take as much time as you need

If anyone knows what Dane Coles is going through in his bid to face the British & Irish Lions, it’s All Blacks skipper Kieran Read.Currently in his own race against time with a broken thumb, the skillful No.8 has suffered more than…

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May 27

Rugby: Concussed hooker Dane Coles to remain in All Blacks v Lions mix

All Blacks hooker Dane Coles will be named for the three-test series against the British & Irish Lions, despite spending more than six weeks on the sidelines, most recently with concussion symptoms.But there’s still a chance he…

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May 26

Rugby: All Blacks learn from Marines

The All Blacks never-ending quest for improvement has seen head coach Steve Hansen spend the last few days working with the US Marines trying to tap into their legendary mental and physical resolve.Hansen and All Blacks mental skills…

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May 26

Rugby: All Blacks coach Steve Hansen playing with advantage

If 2016 was the year in which the All Blacks re-established themselves, this year they say is all about taking advantage of the opportunities a tough schedule has presented.What that means is they want to find out if they are good…

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May 26

Tale of the Tours: The four nations ‘couldn’t cut the mustard’

The British & Irish Lions are seeking just their second series win on New Zealand soil in the 129-year history of clashes between touring sides and New Zealand rugby finest.As excitement grows for the three-test series – the country’s…

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May 26

Rugby: Steve Hansen confirms 2019 World Cup will almost certainly be his last as coach

Steve Hansen has confirmed he will almost certainly stand down as All Blacks coach after the World Cup, paving the way for an almighty battle to replace him.Appointed as head coach in late 2011, Hansen is contracted through to 2019…

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May 24

All Blacks win top Spanish award

The All Blacks have won the 2017 edition of Spain’s prestigious Princess of Asturias Award for Sport. The team won the award – one of the most eminent distinctions in the Spanish- speaking world – for having become a world-wide…

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May 24

All Blacks win top Spanish award

The All Blacks have won the 2017 edition of Spain’s prestigious Princess of Asturias Award for Sport. The team won the award – one of the most eminent distinctions in the Spanish- speaking world – for having become a world-wide…

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May 24

Rugby: Kieran Read winds back clock

If there is a positive to Kieran Read’s injury-ravaged past few months it is that he has potentially bought himself another good year of top-class football.Yesterday he announced he has re-signed with NZ Rugby through to 2019 and…

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