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    Colin Meads, New Zealand rugby union legend, dies aged 81
     20 August 2017
    Sir Colin Meads, a 55-Test veteran and a member of the New Zealand sports hall of fame, dies aged 81, with prime minister Bill English paying tribute.
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    Wallabies refuse to panic in face of flak
    20 Aug: The Wallabies won't be overhauling their starting side or new defensive system despite suffering a record-breaking Bledisloe Cup loss to the All Blacks.... more
    Colin Meads - All Blacks great
    20 Aug: Highlights of the life of legendary All Black Sir Colin Meads, who has died aged 81.... more
    World rugby icon Sir Colin Meads dies
    20 Aug: Former All Blacks great Sir Colin Meads has died from pancreatic cancer, aged 81.... more
    All Black Sir Colin Meads dies at 81
    20 Aug: All Blacks legend Sir Colin "Pinetree" Meads has lost his battle with pancreatic cancer aged 81.... more
    All Blacks' simple, special performance
    20 Aug: The All Blacks says keeping it simple was the key to their record-breaking win over the Wallabies.... more
    Lynagh savages woeful Wallabies
    20 Aug: World Cup-winning five-eighth Michael Lynagh has lashed the Wallabies' woeful skill levels as 'schoolboy level' following another Bledisloe Cup bloodbath.... more
    Kerr kicks Counties Manukau to opening win
    19 Aug: Counties Manukau playmaker Baden Kerr landed three penalties, including a late 50m effort, to give his team a 16-14 rugby premiership win over Auckland.... more
    Taranaki repel late Waikato fightback
    19 Aug: Taranaki have edged Waikato 34-29 in New Plymouth, holding off a late comeback in a high-scoring national provincial rugby championship match.... more
    Kaino returns home ahead of Bledisloe Test
    19 Aug: Veteran All Blacks flanker Jerome Kaino has returned to Auckland ahead of the first Bledisloe Cup Test to deal with a personal matter, NZ Rugby has confirmed.... more

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