Zinzan Brooke

Brooke played for the All Blacks between 1987 and 1997, playing 58 tests and 42 matches. Across the 100 matches, Brooke scored 195 points, made up of 42 tries and three drop goals. He is considered one of the best number eights to have ever played for the All Blacks with running and kicking skills of a back along with the strength and mobility of a great loose forward.

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Zinzan Brooke: RWC final dress rehearsal?

We had better sign off on what happened at Twickenham last weekend before we look at what is going to be another massive Test match in Dublin.
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Zinzan Brooke: Pressure is on the All Blacks

There is plenty of talk on the street here in London about this Test.
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Zinzan Brooke: Papalii will be just fine on debut

I know exactly what Dalton Papalii is going through ahead of his All Blacks debut in Tokyo on Saturday night.
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Zinzan Brooke: Refocusing for a ‘potential banana skin’

There won’t be any intention from the All Blacks to slip up in Yokohama, but this is a potential banana skin.
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ZInzan Brooke: Ardie Savea now a viable No 8 option

I thought Ardie Savea played very well at No 8 in Argentina.
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Zinzan Brooke: Pumas tough proposition at home

The Pumas played very well in Nelson.
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Zinzan Brooke: Boks slowly on the rise

The All Blacks have put out another strong side for the Test against the Springboks tonight, even allowing for a raft of changes.
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