Cory Jane

Cory Jane happy to play second-fiddle to Julian Savea's tryscoring feats

Daniel Gilhooly Julian Savea racked up the big numbers but fellow All Blacks winger Cory Jane had as much reason for satisfaction in Hamilton on Saturday night.

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Cory Jane back in All Blacks squad to play Wallabies

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Outside back Cory Jane has been included in the All Blacks' squad for the third Bledisloe Cup clash with Australia, just over a week after coming back from a long spell on the sidelines.

Cory Jane one of three changes to All Blacks team

Cory Jane.

Daniel Gilhooly Cory Jane makes a rapid-fire return to the All Blacks wing while there are two unexpected changes in the forward pack to face Australia in Dunedin.

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All Blacks lose Richie McCaw, Cory Jane for Wallaby Test

Cory Jane

The All Blacks suffered a double blow on the eve of Saturday's Test against the Wallabies with captain Richie McCaw and wing Cory Jane ruled out after picking up injuries in training.

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All Blacks drop Cory Jane for England Test

Cory Jane.

Marc Hinton It was a no-brainer for Steve Hansen to pick Dan Carter to brings up his ton against the Poms at Twickenham, and almost as easy for him to restore Julian Savea to the left wing and give Cory Jane a...

Canes' big hooker issues for Chiefs clash

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All three Hurricanes specialist hookers are in doubt for the Super Rugby game against the Chiefs which could be their last of the season.

PREVIEWS

Chiefs v Hurricanes

Going nowhere: Aaron Cruden is tackled by Nasi Manu.

Waikato Stadium, Hamilton, Friday 5.35pm (AEST)

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Ma'a Nonu set for return to the Hurricanes

Force of nature: Hurricanes centre Ma'a Nonu.

Toby Robson Ma'a Nonu return and the confirmation of Beauden Barrett's decision to stay put are set to counter balance any fall out should the Hurricanes' Super Rugby play-off drought stretch into its sixth year.

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Hurricanes v Crusaders

Westpac Stadium, Saturday 5.35pm (AEST)

Tight Five

Wallabies too good for Les Bleus, but they're not at All Black standard yet

Paul Cully

Paul Cully The Wallabies were good, but only good. Cast your mind back just one year and it is clear that the Wallabies are in a better shape than they were.

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Five things we learned from Wallabies-France third Test

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Stephen Samuelson Five talking points from Australia's big win over the French in the third Test.

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New Zealand deliver blackest of days for Lancaster

The new Lomu: Julian Savea was the scourge of England.

Mick Cleary The shortest day yielded the longest night for England. This was a desperately dispiriting end to the tour, a rout in the first half, a troubling setback for England as they went down to their second...

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New Zealand All Blacks crush England 36-13 in Hamilton

New Zealand's Malakai Fekitoa is tackled by England's Tom Wood at Waikato Stadium in Hamilton.

Daniel Gilhooly England melted in the face of a merciless All Blacks first-half onslaught to lose the third Test 36-13 in Hamilton and suffer a 3-0 series whitewash.

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Ben Smith gets first All Blacks fullback start

Daniel Gilhooly Ben Smith makes a long-awaited start at fullback for the All Blacks after Israel Dagg hobbled out of contention for the second Test against England.

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Michael Hooper symbolises youth versus ageing All Blacks

Paul Cully

Paul Cully Michael Hooper is 10 years the junior of this week's opposite.

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New Zealand All Blacks v England - Second Test

Richie McCaw

Stephen Samuelson Live coverage as the New Zealand All Blacks host England in the Second Test.

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Hurricanes v Reds

Westpac Stadium, Wellington, Saturday 5.35pm (AEST)

Reds blown away by Super Canes

Will Genia

Jim Morton Will Genia faces time on the sidelines, but the bigger worry for the wilting Queensland Reds is how can they turnaround their worst season in five years.

Bleeding Reds hope Liam Gill can lift gloom

Jim Morton The Queensland Reds are poised to rush Wallabies breakaway Liam Gill back from injury as they attempt to dig their way out of a deepening Super Rugby hole.

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Quade Cooper draws down credit with poor second half for Reds against Hurricanes

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Paul Cully When you play as well as Quade Cooper did on the end of season tour last year, you put a fair bit of capital in the bank.

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