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New Zealand beat England for the first time at home in 18 years as the series finishes 1-1. “New Zealand are a very resilient side and they are very hard to break down”, says England captain Nasser Hussain. The win provides wicketkeeper Adam Parore with his 200th Test dismissal, making him just the eighth player to reach the 200 mark, (along with legends of the glove Ian Healy, Jeffery Dujon, and Rodney Marsh), and the first from New Zealand. “It’s a huge honour to be in that club … those guys have been my heroes since I was a little boy”.


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One-Off Jonah Lomu Broke Barriers and Tackles

One-Off Jonah Lomu Broke Barriers and Tackles

It is exactly 25 years since Jonah Lomu flattened Mike Catt to score at the Rugby World Cup, where the All Black transformed into a superstar, Paul Rees writes for The…