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England not the real deal yet - Woodward

England may have confirmed their status as the powerhouse of European rugby but their only World Cup-winning coach Clive Woodward says they are not the real deal yet.
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All Blacks 2016: Year in Review

After losing a number of experienced players following the 2015 Rugby World Cup, the All Blacks simply picked up where they left off by marching to 13 wins from 14 Tests played across the 2016 season.
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Lions watch: No.1

An anterior cruciate ligament injury to Welsh flanker Dan Lydiate is expected to leave him out of consideration for the DHL New Zealand Lions Series 2017.
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Townsend declines coaching role on Lions tour

British and Irish Lions coach Warren Gatland has suffered another blow ahead of the DHL New Zealand Lions Series 2017.
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Fonotia aims for Samoan team place

Former Crusaders and Tasman midfield back Kieron Fonotia has told Samoa that he is available to be considered for international rugby for them.
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Hemisphere gap no longer exists - Welsh newspaper

A gulf between southern and northern hemisphere rugby no longer exists, according to Welsh newspaper, the Western Mail.
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South Africa slip to sixth, well placed for change- Strauss

Retiring Springboks captain Adrian Strauss believes South African rugby is now in an ideal situation for change and wants to be part of that.
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Sunnier days ahead for France

France coach Guy Noves sees sunnier days ahead for his side after their 19-24 loss to the All Blacks in Paris on Sunday (NZT).
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Off-season vital to All Blacks' hopes in 2017

Evolution of the All Blacks' playing style will continue as the side looks to keep the pressure on opponents, initially with next year's British and Irish Lions tour in mind, but ultimately working towards the next Rugby World Cup.
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All Blacks resources boosted ahead of Lions tour

All Blacks coach Steve Hansen has turned his eye towards next year's British and Irish Lions tour happy to have witnessed a satisfying rejuvenation of the side spearheaded by the emerging talent.
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All Blacks finish season with tough win over France

Finishing the season with a 24-19 win against a resurgent French team, the All Blacks retained the Dave Gallaher Trophy and put the fullstop on a highly-successful developmental season in Paris on Sunday (NZT).
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Read confident All Blacks are prepared

All Blacks captain Kieran Read said he was sure the side's preparation for Sunday's (NZT) Test against France would reflect the emphasis that had been applied to the mental side of their game this week.
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All Blacks will test level of French improvement

France are energised by their goal of continuing to improve when they take on the All Blacks in Paris on Sunday (NZT).
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Revenge not the motivation for France

Any talk of revenge in France for their 13-62 World Cup quarter-final humiliation by the All Blacks last year, is confined to the players' own attitudes.
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