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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: Time for me to tuck into some humble pie

It's been a mixed start to this tour for the Lions, but there's been plenty of highlights.
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Zinzan Brooke: The Lions will improve

There’s winning ugly and then there’s losing bravely, and that pretty much sums up the first couple of matches of this Lions series.
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Zinzan Brooke : Vocal fans make a huge difference

Well there's been a bit of hype coming into the first game of the tour, and at long last we’ll finally be able to tuck in to a bit of rugby.
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The players the All Blacks and Lions cannot afford to lose

Up in the North, people are pretty devastated for rampaging loose forward Billy Vunipola, who's been sidelined by injury.
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Zinzan Brooke: The Lions No.8 options

Now that the squad has been settled, I thought I’d look a bit deeper into the No.8s, and who’s most likely to come up against Kieran Read throughout the Lions series.
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