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17.August.2019

All Blacks v Australia

Eden Park, Auckland

7:35 PM

36-0

Stage set for Eden Park decider - Kayes

The All Blacks will head to Eden Park for the Bledisloe Cup decider knowing that most of their problems are reasonably straightforward to fix.
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'It's about actions, not words' - Dane Coles

Humbled and still feeling the rawness of defeat, All Blacks hooker Dane Coles said the one good point from their 26-47 loss to Australia in Perth at the weekend was they had another chance on Saturday in Auckland to turn things around and hold onto the Bledisloe Cup.
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Eden Park challenge ahead for All Blacks' pack

At the centre of a changed All Blacks tactical option in the loose, flanker Sam Cane said it had been difficult to make a judgment on its worth in the face of Australia's assault in the first Bledisloe Cup Test in Perth at the weekend.
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Williams gets boost from C-M contact

Getting a timely reminder of more grounded rugby with Counties Manukau in the Mitre 10 Cup gave Sonny Bill Williams the sort of perspective he needed to prepare for a return to the All Blacks to play Australia in the Bledisloe Cup Test at Eden Park on Saturday.
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All Blacks call on Dan Carter's experience

The four-time World Cup experience of first five-eighths Dan Carter will be utilised by the All Blacks not only for Saturday's Bledisloe Cup Test against Australia but into the longer term Rugby World Cup campaign.
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Eden Park a 'whole new challenge' - Gregan

Australia's most capped player, former halfback George Gregan, has told the Wallabies they had to forget about Perth because Eden Park on Saturday was going to be another challenge in their quest to win the Bledisloe Cup.
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All Blacks still No.1 for Boks coach Erasmus

Springboks coach Rassie Erasmus isn't reading too much into the situation the All Blacks find themselves in a month out from the opening of the Rugby World Cup.
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Crunch Test the best the All Blacks could ask for

All Blacks coach Steve Hansen said Saturday's pressure game for the Bledisloe Cup at Eden Park against the Wallabies was the best game the All Blacks could have asked for ahead of the Rugby World Cup.
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Dual playmaker roles continue to evolve

How the dual playmakers' role being developed, even under the pressure of a Bledisloe Cup playoff at Eden Park on Saturday, will look when completed is an unknown but first five-eighths Richie Mo'unga is enjoying the process.
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Barrett has faith in the All Blacks' systems

All Blacks fullback Beauden Barrett has no doubts the side is on the right track in developing its game plan as they prepare for their Bledisloe Cup playoff against Australia at Eden Park on Saturday.
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