All Blacks vs Samoa Preview
The first test match of the international season for the 2015 All Blacks is against a Samoan opposition who will be fired-up for their first time hosting the All Blacks. 271 more words
Expectations of performance at the highest level will be no less for the All Blacks in their debut in Apia on Wednesday and the challenge was in front of the players to perform to their best over the next five Tests to secure a World Cup place. 572 more words
THE All Blacks’ build-up to their historic encounter with Samoa in Apia will have a festival atmosphere, including a public parade the day before.
But it will be all seriousness when New Zealand take the field on Wednesday for their first official Test in the Pacific islands. 913 more words
Manu Samoa have prepared for their battle against the All Blacks with hymns and prayers at a service at Our Lady of The Rosary church today. 334 more words
The Highlanders are Super Rugby champions after beating the Hurricanes 21-14 in a clinical performance.
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The final wasn’t without controversy when the TMO awarded Highlanders forward Elliot Dixon a try, however replays showed that Dixon hadn’t touched the ball down with any conviction. 199 more words