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27.June.2009

All Blacks v Italy

Christchurch

7:35 PM

27-6

Gower is Italy's man for No.10

New Zealand-born wing Kaine Robertson hopes Italy's international future will be a lot brighter with former league star Craig Gower running the show from first five-eighth.
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Pressure on Leonard

All Blacks halfback Brendon Leonard will be thrown straight back into top-level rugby after being selected to start against Italy in their one-off Iveco Test in Christchurch.
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Iveco Series Preview: New Zealand v Italy

New Zealand will be out to impress against Italy after a tough series against France while the Azzurri will be wanting to keep face after soild performances against Australia.
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Rokocoko knows he must deliver

All Blacks wing Joe Rokocoko realises his time in the black jersey maybe coming to an end unless he can quickly overcome his lack of form.
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Italian Iveco Series squad named

The Italian squad which will play the All Blacks in a one-off Iveco Series Test in Christchurch next month has been named.
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Italy looks to defence

Italy's focus ahead of its one-off Iveco Test against New Zealand has been its one-on-one defence as it searches for a way of slowing down some of the most dangerous players in the world.
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All Blacks win but Italians prove tough

After having to overcome a scratchy start, New Zealand managed to beat a spirited Italy 27-6 in their one-off Iveco Test at AMI Stadium in Christchurch on Saturday.
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Ross thrives in Ali's big boots

Isaac Ross has been the shining light in what has been a difficult and gloomy start to the All Blacks international season.
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Henry: All Blacks lacked 'edge'

Coach Graham Henry blamed New Zealand's scratchy 27-6 win over Italy on the All Blacks lacking 'edge' in their one-off clash at AMI Stadium in Christchurch.
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