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Five Things To Expect From All Blacks In Second Test Following Lions Team Announcement

AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND - JUNE 24: Brodie Retallick of the All Blacks in action during the Test match between the New Zealand All Blacks and the British & Irish Lions at Eden Park on June 24, 2017 in Auckland, New Zealand. (Photo by Phil Walter/Getty Images)

Warren Gatland has made some bold and surprising selections in his Lions Test side, opting for more pace at the breakdown and more playmaking in the backs with the selections of Sam Warburton and the Sexton/Farrell partnership. How will Gatland’s selections affect the All Blacks’ tactics? Here’s what to expect. 1. More of the same driving off the rucks and …

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Five Questions For The Lions And All Blacks Coaches Ahead Of The Second Test In Wellington

After a pulsating first Test in which the All Blacks out-Warrenballed the Lions 30-15, will we see any changes in tactics employed by coaches Warren Gatland and Steve Hansen for the second Test in Wellington? Will Gatland drop his captain, Peter O’Mahony? How will the All Blacks approach the game tactically? Here are the five biggest questions which need answers …

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