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Preview: Semifinals

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Travel demands too tough for Chiefs.

The Chiefs face a huge ask against the Crusaders having endured a long trip back from South Africa and Greg Growden believes that puts the Super Rugby semifinal in the Crusaders' corner.

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Joburg semi will bring best out of Barrett.

Greg Growden is tipping an upset in the second Super Rugby semifinal, saying Beauden Barrett will rise to the occasion and lead the Hurricanes past the Lions in Johannesburg.

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Moore: I didn't have it in me to play the next World Cup.

The Australian captain has announced he intends to retire from the Wallabies.

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Opinions split over ruck law amendments.

Greg Growden and Sam Bruce debate World Rugby's amendments to its ruck laws, disagreeing over whether it's a positive step for the game's development.

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Semifinals: Lions vs. Hurricanes

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Ruck'n Maul: Cheika wrong with Quade call.

Greg Growden and Sam Bruce return with the latest edition of Ruck'n Maul, addressing Karmichael Hunt's withdrawal from the Wallabies squad and why Michael Cheika hasn't yet called in Quade Cooper as a replacement.

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Crusaders set benchmark in Super Rugby playoffs.

The Crusaders produced the pick of the performances in the Super Rugby quarterfinals while the Lions will need to improve significantly for the visit of the Hurricanes this weekend, Sam Bruce reports.

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Ruck'n Maul: Shades of Campo in magical McKenzie.

Greg Growden and Sam Bruce laud the amazing skill set of Chiefs flyer Damien McKenzie, likening him to Wallabies great David Campese when the winger was in his prime.

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Cheika hails Jones as 'one of the best.'

Wallabies head coach Michael Cheika believes Barbarians head coach Alan Jones is one of the greatest coaches in rugby.

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ESPN Body Issue 2017

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Fekitoa overcame severe childhood injury to star in rugby.

Malakai Fekitoa used his injury as motivation to transform his body and inspire others to follow their dreams.

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Umaga remembers mischievous duo Jerry Collins and Sione Lauaki.

Former All Blacks captain Tana Umaga talks to ESPN about his memories of playing alongside the late Jerry Collins and Sione Lauaki.

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Body Issue

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Fekitoa: Every young rugby player in New Zealand wants to be an All Black.

New Zealand rugby player Malakai Fekitoa talks to ESPN's body Issue about his dedication to his body to achieve his dream of playing with the All Blacks.

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Dowd: Fekitoa's experience invaluable in decider.

Malakai Fekitoa is a proven performer at Test level and his defensive skill set is well served to handle the in-form Jonathan Davies, Craig Dowd says.

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Malakai Fekitoa poses for ESPN's Body Issue 2017.

New Zealand rugby player Malakai Fekitoa talks to ESPN's body issue about his tattoos and what they represent.

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Lions tours much more than just rugby.

Former All Blacks prop Craig Dowd has hailed the off-field impact of the British & Irish Lions tour, saying the thousands of supports who've flocked to New Zealand have created a wonderful feeling up and down the country.

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Mexted: All Blacks owe superiority to grassroots rugby.

Former All Blacks player Murray Mexted believes the All Blacks' superiority is down to their competitive structure at grassroots level.

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Masoe: My proudest moment was facing the Lions.

New Zealand's Chris Masoe insists that facing the British and Irish Lions in 2005 was one of the proudest moments of his career.

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