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17.June.2006

New Zealand v Ireland

Auckland

7:35 PM

27-17

Irish need discipline and accuracy

Improved discipline will be one key demand that coach Eddie O'Sullivan will insist on from his Ireland team before the second Test against the All Blacks, at Eden Park on Saturday.
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Kaino gets a start

Jerome Kaino has had his dream come true when named in a starting position with the All Blacks for the second Test against Ireland at Eden Park.
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Breakdown again a key area

Ireland is confident in how it handled the breakdown area in the first Test, but the King of the breakdown contest, All Blacks captain Richie McCaw was less than happy and changes are afoot in that area for the second Test.
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O'Driscoll looks for greater effort

Lifting every aspect of its game by five to 10 percent will ensure Ireland still has a chance of claiming a first victory over the All Blacks, in Saturday's second Test at Eden Park, its captain Brian O'Driscoll believes.
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All Blacks confident, not arrogant

Irish skipper Brian O'Driscoll has cast aside opinion that the All Blacks have demonstrated a lack of respect for his side throughout the two-match Test series.
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Dermody happy with year

Rookie All Blacks prop Clarke Dermody believes he has learnt a staggering amount from his first two Test matches.
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All Blacks announce team to play Ireland in second Test

All Blacks coach Graham Henry and his assistant coaches Wayne Smith and Steve Hansen and fellow selector, Sir Brian Lochore, have announced the following team to play Ireland on Saturday, 17 June at Eden Park:
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Irish name unchanged team

Ireland will take an unchanged team into Saturday's second Test against the All Blacks at Eden Park.
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Irish out to stop All Blacks improving too much

Ireland are keen to stop the All Blacks improving too much on their rusty Hamilton victory when they meet in the second Test in Auckland on Saturday.
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Time to up the aggression says McCaw

The All Blacks have spent the week tweaking but captain Richie McCaw says good old fashioned aggression is the best route for a more convincing Test performance against Ireland tomorrow night.
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