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    The rekindling of Benji Marshall and Shaun Johnson's halves combination has been confirmed after a seven year break

    The rekindling of Benji Marshall and Shaun Johnson's halves combination has been confirmed after a seven year break

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    The pair will start in the halves for the Kiwis in this weekend's test with Tonga, after last pairing up against Australia in 2012.

    Briton Nikora will debut in the second row, while Jahrome Hughes is on the bench, with Dallin Watene-Zelezniak captaining the side from the wing.

    Meanwhile, Kiwis coach Michael Maguire's received nothing but praise from back up five-eight Kieran Foran.

    Foran says so far his interactions with Maguire have been great.

    He says he's enjoyed being around Maguire in camp, whop has a real passion for the game.


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