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All Blacks Name Phenomenal XV For South Africa Clash

CARDIFF, WALES - OCTOBER 17: Nehe Milner-Skudder of the New Zealand All Blacks breaks through to score his team's second try during the 2015 Rugby World Cup Quarter Final match between New Zealand and France at the Millennium Stadium on October 17, 2015 in Cardiff, United Kingdom. (Photo by Phil Walter/Getty Images)

The All Blacks have named their team for Saturday’s clash against South Africa in Auckland on Saturday. Coach Steve Hansen has made six changes to the starting XV which beat a much-improved Argentina side 39-22 last weekend in New Plymouth. In the pack, three-times capped Kane Hames is handed his first start in place of the injured Joe Moody, who …

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Big Blow For Springboks As Jaco Kriel Ruled Out Of All Blacks Clash

The Springboks have been dealt a big blow ahead of their crucial clash against New Zealand in Albany on Saturday, with the news that flanker Jaco Kriel has been ruled out of the match. The all-action flanker, who has picked up eleven caps since his test debut last year, felt discomfort in his shoulder after his side’s draw with Australia …

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Five Reasons Why The All Blacks Are Vulnerable To A Springbok Ambush This Week

Among his effusive praise for the All Blacks, Springbok coach Allister Coetzee noted that the world champions are, at present, ‘vulnerable’ despite winning their first three Rugby Championship matches. So, where are the All Black weaknesses the Springboks will seek to exploit this Saturday? 1. A weakened front row After a seemingly endless sequence of Tests with Joe Moody and …

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South Africa Slump To Their Lowest Ever World Rugby Ranking

CARDIFF, WALES - NOVEMBER 26: Springboks Warren Whiteley and team mates react after the International match between Wales and South Africa at Principality Stadium on November 26, 2016 in Cardiff, Wales. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

Wales’ 22-9 Six Nations victory has had a knock-on effect on the latest World Rugby rankings – more specifically, South Africa’s ranking. Having slumped below Scotland after their defeat at the hands of Vern Cotter’s side a fortnight ago, Wales clawed their way back up to sixth place in the latest rankings, and in doing so, have leapfrogged the Springboks …

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Munster’s Rassie Erasmus Issues Yet Another Statement On Reports He Is To Take Over As South Africa Coach

Munster’s director or rugby Johan ‘Rassie’ Erasmus has been the subject of much speculation in recent weeks over a potential move back to South Africa to take over as head coach of the floundering national side. Under new head coach Allister Coetzee, the Springboks endured a difficult and disappointing 2016. With Erasmus guiding Munster into the last eight of the …

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