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17.August.2008

SA v New Zealand

Cape Town

1:00 AM

0-19

Weepu keen to get game time

Piri Weepu is hoping a positive attitude and some good old-fashioned hard work will be enough to earn him some game time for New Zealand in the Philips Tri Nations Test against South Africa in Cape Town on Saturday week.
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De Villiers hits out at All Blacks

South Africa coach Peter de Villiers has called for Australian referee Matt Goddard to take stern action against New Zealand in the lineout and scrum in Saturday's crucial Tri Nations encounter.
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Du Preez hoping fitness holds out against All Blacks

Springbok Fourie du Preez, the halfback rated by All Black coach Graham Henry as the best in world rugby, is unsure whether he will be at the top of his game against New Zealand this weekend.
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Muliaina letting himself be heard

Mils Muliaina says he's starting to get used to being more vocal on the rugby field.
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All Blacks announce team to play South Africa

All Blacks coach Graham Henry and his assistant coaches Wayne Smith and Steve Hansen have announced the team to play South Africa in Cape Town on Saturday August 16 at Newlands:
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Boks make five changes as All Blacks go for same team

While the All Blacks opted for the status quo, the Springboks today made five changes to their starting 15 for a Test that New Zealand coach Graham Henry describes as pivotal to this year's Philips Tri Nations title.
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Cheating claims starting to tire on Somerville

Prop Greg Somerville is starting to "get a bit sick" of claims that the All Blacks are cheats.
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No holding back for All Blacks

New Zealand first five-eighths Dan Carter insists the All Blacks 'won't hold back' when they take on world champion South Africa at Newlands on Saturday.
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All Blacks shut Springboks out of game

Ace All Blacks first five-eighths Dan Carter might not have taken his kicking boots to Newlands but he produced a typical piece of class to score the match-winning try over South Africa in the 19-0 win Philips Tri Nations win.
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Newspapers slam Springboks, praise McCaw

The Springboks took plenty of flak while All Blacks captain Richie McCaw won most of the plaudits as South African newspapers gave their judgment on New Zealand's 19-0 Philips TriNations win in Cape Town.
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