The Wallabies are gearing up to meet a near full strength Springbok side in Saturday’s tri-nations match in South Africa.
The Wallabies will go into Saturday night’s Bledisloe Cup opener against the All Blacks in Auckland with the same starting 15 that dispatched the Springboks a fortnight ago.
Berrick Barnes remains a chance to be a part of the Wallabies World Cup squad after another impressive performance for club rugby side Sydney University on the weekend.
New Zealand All Blacks coach Graham Henry will start star centre Sonny Bill Williams on the bench in Saturday night’s Tri-Nations clash against the South Africa Springboks at Westpac Stadium in Wellington.
All Blacks sensation Sonny Bill Williams is expected to re-sign with the New Zealand Rugby Union today on a one year deal, but he remains no closer to deciding which Super Rugby franchise will secure his services.
Young Australian prop Sekope Kepu is confident the Wallabies can claim an upset win over the All Blacks in their upcoming Tri-Nations Test, a victory he hopes to have a big part of repaying the faith rival Kiwi scrum coach Mike Cron has always had in him.
The All Blacks will rest a number of key players in this weekend’s tri nations clash against the Springboks in Wellington. 1
The Wallabies will now set their sights on the All Blacks after comfortably disposing of the Springboks 29-20 in the Tri-Nations opener at ANZ Stadium.
Former South Africa supercoach Jack White may have lead the Springboks to their 2004 Tri Nations title and 2007 Rugby World Cup victory, but he is tipping the Australian Wallabies to win this year’s Tri Nations tournament.
After a chaotic Super Rugby season, All Blacks assistant coach Steve Hansen has confirmed that many of the Crusaders reps in the New Zealand Test squad will be given a deserved rest throughout the upcoming 2011 Tri Nations tournament.
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