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Squire was one of the All Blacks' standout performers in the 54-34 win over the Wallabies.

All Blacks player ratings: Squire shines brightest as Wallabies muster impressive comeback

1 NEWS NOW sports reporter Dave Agnew gives his insight into the All Blacks' performance against Australia in Sydney.

All Blacks player ratings: Rookies Jordie Barrett and Ngani Laumape step up in scintillating standoff with Lions

1 NEWS' Dave Agnew gives his insight into the ABs' performance against the Lions in Auckland.

Sam Cane.
New Zealand All Blacks v British and Irish Lions. 1st Rugby union test match. Eden Park, Auckland, New Zealand, Saturday 24 June 2017. © Copyright photo: Andrew Cornaga / www.Photosport.nz

All Blacks player ratings: McCaw-like Sam Cane pulls off mammoth performance to topple Lions in opening Test

1 NEWS NOW sports reporter Dave Agnew gives his insight into the All Blacks' performance against the British and Irish Lions.

All Blacks player ratings: Retallick, Lienert-Brown shine as Samoa swept off Eden Park

1 NEWS NOW sports reporter Dave Agnew gives his insight into the All Blacks' performance against Samoa in Auckland.

All Blacks player ratings: Scott and Beauden Barrett shine as New Zealand sneaks past France

1 NEWS NOW sports reporter Dave Agnew gives his insight into the All Blacks' performance against France in Paris.

Player Ratings: Beauden Barrett close to a perfect 10

Defensively it was hard to fault the All Blacks in a torrid Test. 1 News Sports Reporter David Agnew gives his verdict after the 21-9 win.

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Having lost out on the award last year, the world cup winning coach thanked those who make his job possible.

Opinion: Sorry Ireland, the party's over, All Blacks to run riot

Graciously losing is one thing but the All Blacks response to a loss or poor performance is almost science.

Player ratings: All Blacks put in a supreme team effort against Italy but who stood out the tallest?

After going down to the Irish last week the All Blacks had a point to prove against Italy. 1 News Sports Reporter Dave Agnew sees who stood up.

Player ratings: Staunch Irish break All Blacks' 2016 winning streak

Ireland had the All Blacks' number and outplayed them in every way. 1 News Sports Reporter Dave Agnew sees who stood up for the vanquished.

Player ratings: World record breaking All Blacks surge past Wallabies

Our 1 NEWS NOW sports reporter Dave Agnew gives his insight into the All Blacks' performance against Australia at Eden Park.

Player ratings: Brodie Retallick's 'epic performance' caps brilliant All Blacks effort against 'daft' Springboks

1 NEWS NOW sports reporter Dave Agnew gives his insight into the All Blacks' performance against South Africa.

Player ratings: Lienert-Brown the star as All Blacks overcome Argentina

Our 1 NEWS NOW sports reporter Dave Agnew gives his insight into the All Blacks' performance against Argentina in Buenos Aires.

Player ratings: Springboks no match for dominant All Blacks

Our ONE News Now sports reporter Dave Agnew gives his insight into the All Blacks' performance against South Africa in Christchurch.

Player ratings: All Blacks come to life in second half to demolish brave Pumas

Our ONE News Now sports reporter Dave Agnew gives his insight into the All Blacks' performance against Argentina in Hamilton.

Dane Coles of the All Blacks

Opinion: 'No one had a bad game but who shone the brightest?'

ONE News Now sports reporter Dave Agnew gives his insight into the All Blacks' performance against the Wallabies.

Player ratings: All Blacks terrorise woeful Wallabies in Bledisloe Cup opener

Our ONE News Now sports reporter Dave Agnew gives his insight into the All Blacks' performance against Australia in Sydney.

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Hurricanes' Beauden Barrett celebrates his first half try with Matt Proctor, TJ Perenara & Cory Jane during the Investec Super Rugby Semi-Final match, Hurricanes v Chiefs at Westpac Stadium, Wellington, New Zealand. 30th July 2016. © Copyright Photo: Grant Down / www.photosport.nz

Opinion: The Lions winning could be the best thing for Super Rugby

Three weeks ago, the competition was doomed such was the dominance of the NZ franchises.

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Peter Burling and Blair Tuke accept that there's little they can do about the state of the Olympic courses.

Opinion: Has sport got the power to wash away Rio's reputation?

The constant tidal wave of bad news threatens to ruin everything good about the Olympics, writes Dave Agnew.

Opinion: Luck juggling Highlanders given taste of air travel karma

Fortunate to be in the semifinals, the Highlanders get a taste of what the Chiefs had to endure, writes David Agnew.

ONE News Now's 'premature' Super Rugby Awards

There's still three weeks left so no better time to recognise who has distinguished or disgraced themselves this year.

Hurdles for the Hurricanes part and parcel of a Super Rugby title

If the Canes win, rebounding from the low points of 2016 will be the reason.

Opinion: Lions' Latin layoff the daftest decision in sport

Quite simply, resting 20 players is an arrogant move, writes Dave Agnew.

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With a straight bat, the Chiefs first-five diplomatically steered any opinion to the company line.

Opinion: Expect some Kiwi rugby retribution in weeks to come

The Kiwi teams will forget the collective diplomacy once the whistle goes in the playoffs.

Super Rugby Power Rankings: Hurricanes turn up the heat ahead of playoffs

The Hurricanes announced themselves as the real deal in Sydney and their Kiwi counterparts also had doosies.

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Opinion: Create a new Super Rugby franchise called the Pacific Pioneers and base it in Fiji

There are encouraging signs that a Pacific Super Rugby franchise could be a probability.

Damian McKenzie of the Chiefs takes a high ball from Nemani Nadolo of the Crusdaers  during the Super Rugby Match, Crusaders V Chiefs, AMI Stadium, Christchurch, New Zealand. 27th Febuary 2016. Copyright Photo: John Davidson / www.photosport.nz

Super Rugby Power Rankings: Crusaders lose top spot

Super Rugby is back, and so is ONE News Now's close examination of who is hot, and who is not.

Player ratings: How the All Blacks performed in demolition of Wales

We've got some high scores here, but they were all well deserved. Here's our analysis of each All Black's performance.

Player Ratings: All Blacks v Wales Second Test

Our ONE News Now sports reporter Dave Agnew gives his insight into the All Blacks' performance against Wales in Wellington.

All Blacks player ratings from first Wales Test

Our ONE News Now sports reporter Dave Agnew gives his insight into the All Blacks' performance against Wales.

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