Rugby

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Whitelock will become the 69th All Blacks captain in tomorrow's Test against Wales in Cardiff.

Simplicity key to last Test win in northern hemisphere tour: All Blacks lock Sam Whitelock

Whitelock is deflecting the pressure on him as stand-in ABs captain as his team tries to farewell 2017 on a bright note.

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Sam Whitelock will lead the side in place of Kieran Read, instead of vice-captain Barrett.

'He's always a danger' - Sir Graham Henry says Beauden Barrett best in the world

The All Blacks' first-five is in the running for consecutive World Player of the Year awards.

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Injuries have seen the All Blacks use over 50 players so far in 2017.

All Blacks out to plug defensive gaps in final Test of the year

Steve Hansen's men have conceded an uncharacteristic number of points in 2017.

Wales lining up Kiwi coaching trio to replace Warren Gatland

Chris Boyd, Dave Rennie and Wayne Pivac are preferred options to take over Wales in 2019.

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Sam and Luke Whitelock will take the field in the black jersey together for the first time against Wales.

Watch: Whitelock brothers relishing All Blacks opportunity – 'We're doing what we love'

Sam and Luke Whitelock will take the field in the black jersey together for the first time against Wales tomorrow morning.

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Whitelock will become the 69th All Blacks captain in tomorrow's Test against Wales in Cardiff.

Sam Whitelock prepares for first match as All Blacks captain - 'It's never up to one person to lead'

Whitelock will become the 69th All Blacks captain in tomorrow's Test against Wales.

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Kieran Read has been ruled out of the All Blacks match due to a back injury.

Sam Whitelock to captain All Blacks in final northern hemisphere Test against Wales

Kieran Read has been ruled out of the All Blacks match due to a back injury.

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The All Blacks' skipper will miss the Test with Wales through injury.

Video: All Blacks unfazed by Kieran Read injury, says Beauden Barrett

The All Blacks' skipper will miss the Test with Wales through injury.

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Wales coach is taking nothing for granted ahead of Sunday's Test in Cardiff.

Watch: Warren Gatland wary of wounded All Blacks – 'They're more dangerous than they're ever gonna be'

Wales coach is taking nothing for granted ahead of Sunday's Test in Cardiff.

Wallabies coach Michael Cheika during the Wallabies Captain's Run at Eden Park ahead of this weekend's Bledisloe Cup and Rugby Championship match in Auckland. Friday 14 August 2015. Copyright Photo: Andrew Cornaga / www.Photosport.nz

Michael Cheika escapes punishment for foul-mouthed rant against England

The Wallabies' coach appeared to accuse officials of cheating in his side's 30-6 loss.

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European sides are threatening the Southern hemisphere's dominance, the All Blacks coach argues.

'They're all changing how they play' – Northern hemisphere rugby has caught up says Steve Hansen

The teams are no longer the easy beats they once were, in part thanks to an influx of NZ and Australian coaches.

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Wales haven't beaten the All Blacks for 64 years ahead of this week's Test.

'We all want to win, obviously' – All Blacks out to preserve unbeaten run against Wales

Wales haven't beaten the All Blacks for 64 years ahead of this week's Test.

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The All Blacks' winger was initially ruled out of this week's Test with a shoulder injury.

'He's fine, he'll start' – Steve Hansen says Rieko Ioane ready to go against Wales

The All Blacks' winger was initially ruled out of this week's Test with a shoulder injury.

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Injuries have seen the All Blacks use over 50 players so far in 2017.

Steve Hansen refuses to blame All Blacks' injury crisis ahead of Wales Test

Injuries have seen the All Blacks use over 50 players so far in 2017.

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Sam Whitelock will lead the side in place of Kieran Read, instead of vice-captain Barrett.

Steve Hansen: All Blacks 'don't want to overload' Beauden Barrett with captaincy

Sam Whitelock will lead the side in place of Kieran Read, instead of vice-captain Barrett.

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The 29-year-old lock says the week off is no holiday though.

Kieran Read out, Sam Whitelock to lead All Blacks against Wales

The lock will become the 69th All Blacks captain after Read was ruled out of the Cardiff clash.

Northern Tour - Wales v All Blacks, 22 November 2014
All Blacks' Brodie Retallick is tackled by Wales’ Alun Wyn Jones
Mandatory Credit ©Photosport/Inpho/Billy Stickland

Wales name strong side to face All Blacks in Cardiff

Warren Gatland has made 12 changes to the side that beat Georgia 13-7 last week.

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Phil Bennett was part of the Welsh club team that beat NZ 9-3 in 1972.

'It was an impossible dream' - Welsh rugby legend remembers famous Llanelli win over All Blacks

Phil Bennett was part of the Welsh club team that beat NZ 9-3 in 1972.

RBS Six Nations Championship 10/2/2013
Ireland vs England

Irish rugby icon Ronan O'Gara joins Crusaders as assistant coach: 'He's the right fit'

O'Gara says Super Rugby is a big opportunity in his coaching career.

Wallabies veteran Stephen Moore to retire after final Test against Scotland

The 128-Test hooker planned for one more year of Super Rugby with the Reds but will instead retire after the Murrayfield match.

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Dan McFarland accused the All Blacks of giving away deliberate penalties near the line, Foster disagreed.

Watch: Ian Foster defends All Blacks' integrity after Scottish assistant coach labels 'streetwise' team cynical

Dan McFarland accused the All Blacks of giving away deliberate penalties near the line.

The Welsh star has shone for the British side so far in the series but his parents believe they have one more big game left in them.

Wales suffer serious injury blow as Lions star Liam Williams ruled out of All Blacks Test with abdominal strain

The fullback suffered the injury during last weekend's 13-7 win over Georgia.

Watch: Down goes another! All Blacks lose Ardie Savea to third case of mumps on end-of-year tour

Team management believes Savea picked up the virus from teammate Rieko Ioane.

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