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10.August.2019

Australia v All Blacks

Perth

9:45 PM

47-26

Cheika confident ahead of All Blacks' Test

Based on strong defence, a better scrum and personal development among the Wallabies, coach Michael Cheika believes his side is well set to take on the All Blacks in their Bledisloe Cup/Investec Rugby Championship Test in Perth on Saturday week.
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And then there were 34...

Selections in a Rugby World Cup year can be the toughest of the four-year international rugby cycle and the first of two culls of prospective players occurred with the naming of the Bledisloe Cup squad on Wednesday.
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Wallabies confident with improved scrum

Australia's scrum effort against Argentina at the weekend has been a confidence boost ahead of their Investec Rugby Championship/Bledisloe Cup Test against the All Blacks in Perth next Saturday.
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Pocock back but won't be rushed in

Australia's hopes of taking a positive first step towards relieving the All Blacks of the Bledisloe Cup they have held since 2003 received a boost with the naming of their squad to prepare for Saturday's Perth Investec Rugby Championship/Bledisloe Cup Test.
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Combinations need to click - Hansen

Co-ordination and combinations will be what the All Blacks selectors are looking for when they play the first of two Bledisloe Cup Tests, and their final Investec Rugby Championship Test in Perth next Saturday.
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Bledisloe Cup brings its own pressures - Smith

Pressures of defending the Bledisloe Cup would ensure the All Blacks' concentration was fully applied to the weekend's final Investec Rugby Championship Test of the season against Australia in Perth on Saturday.
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Perth the sole focus for All Blacks - Coles

Hooker Dane Coles is in no doubt the All Blacks' focus will be fully applied to Saturday's Bledisoe Cup/Investec Rugby Championship Test with Australia in Perth.
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All Blacks preparing for Pocock's return

All Blacks management are preparing for ace Wallabies flanker David Pocock to be part of Saturday's first Bledisloe Cup-Investec Rugby Championship Test in Perth.
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Sam Cane ready for another battle in the loose

All Blacks flanker Sam Cane said it wouldn't take too much for Australian rival David Pocock to slip back into Test rugby should he be named to play in Saturday's Bledisloe Cup-Investec Rugby Championship Test in Perth.
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All Blacks loose forward variation confirmed

Variation to a long-formed approach to the All Blacks loose forwards was unveiled by coach Steve Hansen on Thursday when naming Sam Cane and Ardie Savea as starting flankers with Kieran Read at No.8 in Saturday's first Bledisloe Cup/Investec Rugby Championship Test in Perth.
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