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Rugby: Thomson and Read 'fit for World Cup'

Rugby: Thomson and Read 'fit for World Cup'

All Blacks loose forwards Kieran Read and Adam Thomson will be fit to play a part in the rugby World Cup squad despite their respective ankle and elbow injuries, says All Blacks doctor Deb Robinson.

Rugby: PM still backs All Blacks for World Cup victory

Prime Minister John Key reckons the All Blacks can take out the rugby World Cup despite a Bledisloe Cup defeat that prompted him to use some colourful language.

Can the All Blacks win the World Cup?

Of course. Saturday's loss was just a minor hiccup. No. Their weaknesses have been exposed and they look vulnerable. Maybe, but not without some changes to the team.

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Rugby: Thomson's World Cup hopes in jeopardy

Rugby: Thomson's World Cup hopes in jeopardy

Otago flanker Adam Thomson's World Cup hopes could be dangling by a thread.

Rugby: All Blacks fail to 'do the business'

Rugby: All Blacks fail to 'do the business'

Marketing meltdowns have been in vogue lately in New Zealand and the All Blacks may carry a tinge of that today.

Rugby: Guildford on wing and a prayer after error-prone effort

The All Blacks could launch their World Cup rugby quest without a specialist wing after Zac Guildford's flustered audition for the tournament opener against Tonga at Eden Park on September 9.

Rugby: Wallabies issue World Cup warning

Rugby: Wallabies issue World Cup warning

The Wallabies ended a decade-long wait to regain the Tri-Nations crown and issued a timely reminder of the All Blacks' capacity to fold in pressure situations less than a fortnight out from the World Cup as they closed out a precious 25-20 victory at Suncorp Stadium tonight.

Rugby: Statement time for the ABs

Rugby: Statement time for the ABs

All the emotion-laden speeches should have been delivered to the All Blacks earlier in the week. Tonight is the time for clear thinking in the furnace at Suncorp Stadium.

Rugby: All Blacks, Wallabies for Tri-Nations clash

The All Blacks and Wallabies teams to play the Tri-Nations rugby decider at Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane tomorrow night.

Rugby: Pressure goes on Sonny Bill

Rugby: Pressure goes on Sonny Bill

Sonny Bill Williams has a huge challenge to make a mark at the Rugby World Cup after being dumped from the All Blacks squad for tomorrow night's Tri-Nations decider.

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