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  •   Home > News > Sports >  Subscribe to NZCity's Rugby articles  Rugby
    Lions' first opponents hit by withdrawals
     26 May 2017
    Six players have been pulled out of the New Zealand Provincial Barbarians team to face the British and Irish Lions because of Super Rugby commitments.
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    Dagg with point to prove for Crusaders
    26 May: Israel Dagg simply wants to get his hands on the ball again when he ends 10 weeks on the sideline for the Crusaders.... more
    Defence key for Lions against All Blacks
    26 May: Stopping the all-conquering All Blacks attack will be the key for the British and Irish Lions.... more
    Rebels' Hodge in for Crusaders rugby clash
    25 May: Injured Melbourne centre Reece Hodge has been named to face the unbeaten Crusaders, while the Rebels have made five changes for the Super Rugby clash.... more
    Hardwick keen to further Wallabies case
    25 May: Boom Western Force back-rower Richard Hardwick can push his Wallabies selection case with a strong performance against Queensland in their Super Rugby clash.... more
    Super Rugby round-14 preview panel
    25 May: A preview of all round-14 games in Super Rugby.... more
    Leitch dropped for Chiefs lapses
    25 May: Poor decision-making is behind Japan captain Michael Leitch's dropping for the Chiefs' Super Rugby clash with the Blues.... more
    Wallaby, Force skipper McCalman hurt again
    24 May: Western Force Super Rugby skipper Ben McCalman has another fractured shoulder, and isn't expected to play again until after the June Test window.... more
    Read happy to sign on with NZ Rugby again
    24 May: All Blacks skipper Kieran Read says a move overseas was never an option as he prepares to lead the Test side into the 2019 World Cup.... more
    Tahs seeking Super Rugby upset under roof
    24 May: NSW Waratahs believe playing under a closed roof will suit their style and give them a shot at breaking Australia's 2017 Super Rugby drought against Kiwi sides.... more

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