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Tens of thousands of New Zealanders throng Eden Park for Bledisloe Cup rugby test [Video]

Tens of thousands of New Zealanders throng Eden Park for Bledisloe Cup rugby test

Auckland hosted a rare sight on Sunday - a sports fixture with tens of thousands of fans as nearly 47,000 supporters gathered in Eden park to watch New Zealand beat Australia.

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 00:56Published
Wallabies foresee 'guessing game' with All Blacks before Bledisloe [Video]

Wallabies foresee 'guessing game' with All Blacks before Bledisloe

Wallabies assistant coach Matt Taylor plays his cards closely to his chest as he talks about Australia's first Bledisloe Cup clash with the All Blacks.

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 04:14Published
Rugby club falls silent to remember head coach and ‘role model’ Sgt Matt Ratana [Video]

Rugby club falls silent to remember head coach and ‘role model’ Sgt Matt Ratana

Members of East Grinstead Rugby Club have paid tribute to Sergeant MattRatana, their head coach who was an “irreplaceable figure” in the communityand a “role model to many”. Tributes were laid..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:58Published

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Bledisloe Cup rugby: Australian public's surprising response to claims Wallabies don't have 'genuine hard men'

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IPL 2020: Ben Stokes tends to ailing father, likely to miss first part of season

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All Blacks coach to take pay cut, players to follow suit

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Golf-All Blacks fan Lindberg tickled by tee-time with Barrett

Major-winning Swedish golfer Pernilla Lindberg is looking forward to the "incredible challenge" of competing as the lone woman at the New Zealand Open where she will tee off with two-time World Rugby..
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Sports 2020 quiz: Crack this quarter century!

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*1* Which city will host the marathon event for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics? *2* India will take on which country in the Davis Cup World Group Qualifier in March, 2020? *3* Which country will become..
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Tim Paine: We're starting to spread the load

*Melbourne:* Captain Tim Paine pointed to teamwork on Sunday as the crucial factor in Australia winning all four home Tests so far this summer—and all inside four days. After crushing Pakistan..
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Cricket-'Justice for Jordie': Barrett ejected from Boxing Day test

New Zealand's struggles at the Boxing Day test have extended to the terraces at the Melbourne Cricket Ground, with All Blacks star Jordie Barrett ejected from the ground for a "behaviour" issue,..
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England in early trouble after NZ post 375

*Hamilton:* England lost two early wickets in reply to New Zealand's 375 as their hopes of saving the series faded after another Black Caps defining partnership involving BJ Watling in Hamilton on..
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Rugby World Cup 2019: Ben Smith stars in New Zealand's win over Wales; finish third

*Tokyo:* Veteran winger Ben Smith scored a classy try double as New Zealand beat Wales 40-17 to clinch third spot at the Rugby World Cup on Friday in the perfect send-off for storied coach Steve..
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Rugby World Cup 2019 | All Blacks veterans finish with bronze after win over Wales

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England fined for haka response, yet All Blacks fine with it

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'Springboks are smothering'

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Rugby-Hansen preps All Blacks for unlikely kicking contest against England

All Blacks coach Steve Hansen is leaving nothing to chance in his Rugby World Cup semi-final against England, even the unlikely possibility of a kicking contest to decide the game.
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Rugby World Cup: England’s kamikaze kids set sights on All Blacks

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Rugby World Cup 2019: Five-minute blitz gets All Blacks home over Springboks

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New Zealand's All Blacks Rugby team takes dig at ICC boundary rule

New Zealand's All Blacks rugby team took a dig at the International Cricket Council's boundary count rule after pulling off a draw against South Africa in a Test. In the Cricket World Cup 2019..
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Cricket-'Stuff the Poms!' - All Blacks captain rallies New Zealand

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