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    All Blacks coach Ian Foster's coming through the other side of his Covid battle and plans to be on site for the first test against Ireland on Saturday night

    All Blacks coach Ian Foster's coming through the other side of his Covid battle and plans to be on site for the first test against Ireland on Saturday night


    Foster and three of his assistants have the virus - scrum coach Greg Feek the latest and he'll be temporarily replaced by Mike Cron.

    But Foster says after a couple of rough nights he's on the mend.



    Foster's made a bold choice and selected Scott Barrett on the blindside for the match.

    The in-form Crusaders captain confident he can fill the role for just the second time in his test career.



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     Other Rugby News
     12 Aug: Richie Mo'unga is at first-five for the All Blacks as part of four changes for the test against the Springboks at Johannesburg's Ellis Park on Sunday morning
     12 Aug: Richie Mo'unga will start at first-five for the All Blacks in Sunday's Rugby Championship match against the Springboks at Johannesburg - Beauden Barrett is on the bench
     11 Aug: South Africa will start with hooker Joseph Dweba in Saturday's second Rugby Championship Test against New Zealand after Bongi Mbonambi withdrew due to a knee injury picked up in training
     10 Aug: All Blacks captain Sam Cane is defending his side's opening defeat to the Springboks as they prepare for the second test on Sunday morning at Ellis Park
     10 Aug: All Blacks captain Sam Cane has expressed his relief at Beauden Barrett's escape from permanent injury when he fell on his neck and shoulders after getting tackled in the air late in the first test loss to the Springboks
     09 Aug: Richie Mo'unga has described the challenge of playing the Springboks at Ellis Park as the ultimate test
     09 Aug: Fijian international Nemani Nadolo has rejoined the Waratahs ahead of the 2023 Super Rugby Pacific season, 12 years after his first stint
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