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NZ squad to tour South Africa

Daniel Carter and Sonny Bill Williams among big players miss out on the squad to tour Africa, I mean South Africa. There will also be no Waisake Naholo as the start winger managed to break his leg on what was…

New Zealand edge Samoa!

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  By: Benedict Chanakira (BC)     Both sides scored one try with George Moala touching down for the All Blacks on debut, while Dan Carter kicked the conversion and six penalties. This was proper Test rugby and the depleted Al Black…

New Zealand name first squad

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Steve Hansen has named the first of his All Black squads and featured in are a few new names in the form of Waisake Naholo, Codie Taylor, James Broadhurst, Lima Sopoaga and Nehe Milner-Skudder. Another surprise is the Chiefs half…

Springboks name unchanged squad

South Africa will field the same starting 15 and the same bench as they did for their 38-12 humbling of Australia in Brisbane last weekend. Date September 11, 2013 – 2:02PM Zane Kirchner is upended by Israel Folau in Brisbane. Photo:…

Springbok schedule for 2013

The Springboks will end off a busy international season with a tour to Scotland, Wales and France in Europe in November this year, while the venues for the first two Springbok Tests of 2013 have been reversed to avoid an…

Higginbotham gets 2-match ban

Qantas Wallabies forward, Scott Higginbotham, has this evening accepted a two week suspension on both counts after pleading guilty to two counts of striking All Blacks captain, Richie McCaw, with the knee and the head.