All posts tagged "All Blacks"

  • All Blacks
    All Blacks vs Springboks; first test review

    Wallabies face tough Tri Nations competitionExclusively for Green and Gold RugbyBy James Heffield, Betfair sponsored journalist Wallaby fans may have had one eye on the French last night, but the other must surely have been on the opening Tri-Nations test between New Zealand and South Africa in Wellington. For Robbie Deans’ men,...

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    Henry gets ABs….Deans for us?

    While I’m not convinced it’s the right idea, it looks like John O’Neils christmas present has come early as the ABs have reappointed Ming the Merciless:     GRAHAM Henry was reappointed All Blacks coach today, the New Zealand Rugby Union said, despite overseeing the team’s worst ever World Cup performance this...

  • Pot calling the kettle….

    Sorry SF and Ferdy, couldn’t resist it despite the hypocrisy – the therapeutic value was too great. I have a feeling you might not disagree at this point though anyway…….

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    Warm up’s over – who’s where?

    Where do the Rugby World Cup contenders stand with all the warm up games out of the way? You’d have to say that the faces with smiles on them will have a beret above and garlic underneath. The French have dispatched all comers, at home or away, and while doing so still...

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    Rugby World Cup ’03 Semi-final; Australia vs New Zealand

    Here it is – probably the finest game the Wallabies played until the one against the All...

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    Trinations score & stats: New Zealand vs Australia

    All Blacks 26 – Wallabies 12 The all blacks picked up the Tri-Nations and Bledisloe cups today with a good second half performance against Australia. It wasn’t all New Zealand’s way though with Australia unlucky to go in at half time 12-9 down, having had the lion share of possession, territory and...

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    Tri-Nations: New Zealand vs Australia, Bledisloe preview

    This weekend effectively sees the grand final of the 2007 tri-nations, with the Wallabies taking on the All Blacks in Auckland. The twists and turns of this year’s competition means the default supposition of only a month ago – that the ABs should stroll this one – is no longer a foregone...

  • Tri-Nations review: New Zealand vs South Africa

    All Blacks 33 – Springboks 6 Despite the impressive scoreline, the consensus is that this performance still hasn’t exorcised the All Black demons encountered in Sydney two weeks ago. Up until the 69th minute the score was still 12-6 to the home side, all points having come from penalties. Read the kiwi...

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    Wallaby tries from Bledisloe 1, 2007

    Here’s great little compilation of the Australian tries from the Tri-Nations match against the All Blacks at...

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    Wallabies versus All Blacks analysis

    It’s all in the mind With Australian hopes sky high after Saturday’s game, the question is; just...

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    Tri-Nations Review: Australia vs New Zealand

    Mortlock and that pass (photo c/o Rugby Heaven) Wallabies overrun All Blacks (you little beauty)Australia 20 – New Zealand 15 DO they come sweeter than this? As one of the many Aussie rugby fans despairing of our slip from the top table of rugby over the past years, this was a victory...

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    Tri-Nations preview: Australia vs New Zealand

    AFTER a valiant but unsuccessful opening to their Tri-Nations campaign in South Africa, the Wallabies face a step up in opponent as they take on the premier team in world rugby – the All Blacks. What can we expect from this game and where will the key battles on the field be?...

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    Tri-Nations review: South Africa vs New Zealand

    Springboks 21 – All Blacks 26 Ominous signs from the boys in black In their come from behind win over the Boks yesterday in Durban, the All Blacks showed some frightening glimpses of their potential, with just a few Achilles heels on display.Nine points behind with 15 minutes to play, New Zealand...