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25.August.2018

All Blacks v Australia

Eden Park, Auckland

7:35 PM

40-12

All Blacks chase improvement in Auckland

It won't be just the Wallabies who are working on lessons learned in the first Bledisloe Cup/Investec Rugby Championship Test ahead of the second Test in Auckland on Saturday.
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Owen Franks reserved but 'on the money'

Personal statistics don't usually involve front row forwards but tighthead prop Owen Franks will be the next player to join the 100-Test club should he, as expected, be selected for the second Bledisloe Cup/Investec Rugby Championship Test in Auckland.
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All Blacks brace for Wallabies' response

Improving their set piece results and applying more heat at the ball carry in order to have a crack at the ruck was where All Blacks lock Brodie Retallick was expecting the Wallabies to be channelling their efforts in the second Bledisloe Cup/Investec Rugby Championship Test at Eden Park on Saturday.
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Wallabies need to hold their nerve - Cheika

Australia coach Michael Cheika believes his side can hold its nerve and turn things around in the second Bledisloe Cup/Investec Rugby Championship Test against the All Blacks on Saturday.
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All Blacks mindful of tough task in backing up

Australia could have put the All Blacks under pressure during the first Bledisloe Cup/Investec Rugby Championship in Sydney if they had taken their chances and that was on New Zealand minds ahead of the second Test in Auckland on Saturday.
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Jordie Barrett keen to get into action again

It had been intended that All Blacks fullback Jordie Barrett would be relieved of some of the pressures of Test rugby, at least during the early stages of the Investec Rugby Championship, but opportunity has come knocking.
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Professional rugby life has suited Franks

Twice a Rugby World Cup-winning All Black, a five-time Investec Rugby Championship winner along with one Tri Nations title, tighthead prop Owen Franks will achieve the most individual milestone of his career in Saturday's second Bledisloe Cup Test against Australia at Eden Park.
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Read's concentration firmly focused

Australia's innate ability to keep mentally fresh was on All Blacks captain Kieran Read's mind a day out from the second Bledisloe Cup/Investec Rugby Championship Test at Eden Park on Saturday.
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All Blacks, and Barrett, rock Australia again

All Blacks playmaker Beauden Barrett unleashed a critic killing performance including four tries and 30 points in their 40–12 win over Australia to retain the Bledisloe Cup at Eden Park on Saturday.
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Time will acknowledge 'special' side - Hansen

All Blacks coach Steve Hansen highlighted the special qualities his side are exhibiting in their rugby after they wrapped up the Bledisloe Cup for another year following their 40-12 win over Australia at Eden Park on Saturday.
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