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01.November.2008

New Zealand v Australia

Hong Kong

9:30 PM

19-14

Deans: All Blacks in better condition

Coach Robbie Deans has conceded the All Blacks have the jump on the Wallabies and will enter Saturday week's Bledisloe Cup Test in Hong Kong in better condition than his game-starved side.
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All Blacks announce team to play Australia

Wellington winger Hosea Gear will make his All Blacks debut becoming All Blacks number 1079.
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Deans relishing time with team

Robbie Deans revealed a more simplistic approach is the main reason behind the impressive start to his Australia tenure as he looks to add another famous victory to his collection when they face New Zealand in Hong Kong on Saturday.
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Five-eighths switch was a necessity

New Zealand coach Graham Henry revealed the decision to play Dan Carter at second five-eighths for the historic Bledisloe Cup match with Australia in Hong Kong on Saturday was one borne out of necessity.
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All Blacks want to be worthy holders

All Blacks captain Richie McCaw wants his side to use the fourth Bledisloe Cup match of the year to prove it is a worthy holder of the trans-Tasman trophy which is being played for in Hong Kong on Saturday.
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Preview: New Zealand v Australia

Novelty value is not something usually associated with trans-Tasman rugby Tests but it certainly applies with the first Test between New Zealand and Australia to be played in Hong Kong on Saturday evening (NZT).
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All Blacks shut out Australia in second half

New Zealand made it three Bledisloe Cup wins out of four in 2008 when beating Australia 19-14 in the historic first game between the two played in Hong Kong on Saturday.
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McCaw happy with HK effort

Successful All Blacks captain Richie McCaw admitted it took his side time to get its game back together before beating Australia 19-14 in the historic Bledisloe Cup game in Hong Kong on Saturday.
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Henry: We won ugly

All Blacks coach Graham Henry hailed a gutsy second-half fightback as his side came from 14-9 down to edge out Australia in the first Bledisloe Cup played on neutral territory.
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Wallabies in good shape for tour

Australia coach Robbie Deans believes his side is in good shape to enjoy a successful tour of Europe despite its 14-19 Bledisloe Cup loss to New Zealand in Hong Kong on Saturday.
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