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Cowan hits out at critics

Jimmy Cowan has responded to the criticism he has received in the Kiwi press following the All Blacks defeat to France last weekend.

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Poms punish Baby Boks

England smashed South Africa 40-21 in the semi-finals of the IRB Junior World Champs to set up a repeat of last year’s final against New Zealand, who beat Australia 31-17.

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Deans: ‘Lote is not finished’

Wallabies coach Robbie Deans is adamant that Lote Tuqiri still has a future in the national team despite being overlooked for the Test side yet again.

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Sri Lanka storm into semis

Sri Lanka cruised to a convincing 48-run victory over New Zealand thanks to some wonderful bowling from Ajantha Mendis.

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History against Kings

With just three defeats in 28 encounters for the Lions against the three unions which make up the Southern Kings, history doesn’t bode well for Alan Solomons’s men.

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Windies send Poms packing

A 37-run partnership between Ramnaresh Sarwan and Shivnarine Chanderpaul sealed a five-wicket victory for West Indies over England under the D/L method.

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Blair’s last chance

While Mike Blair’s tour has been blighted with injury, he’s hoping to make an impression against the Southern Kings ahead of the first Test in Durban.

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