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  •   Home > News > Sports > Rugby League

    Kiwis captain Dallin Watene-Zelezniak is crediting the team doctor for helping him carry on after being eye-gouged during the second test loss against England

    Kiwis captain Dallin Watene-Zelezniak is crediting the team doctor for helping him carry on after being eye-gouged during the second test loss against England

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    Watene-Zelezniak was held down in a tackle by English prop George Burgess during the second half.

    Watene-Zelezniak insists Burgess wouldn't have done it on purpose.

    The incident happened as the Kiwis blew a 14-6 second half lead to lose 20-14 in Liverpool.

    England now hold an unassailable two-nil series lead.

    © 2019 Newstalk ZB, NZCity

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