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New Zealand vs Wales: George North could miss rest of tour after suffering hamstring injury in first Test defeat - The Independent

George North is a major doubt for Wales after suffering a hamstring injury in the 39-21 loss to New Zealand in Auckland. North was injured in the final move of the game that saw Nathan Harris score the All Blacks' fifth try at Eden Park. He is due to ...and more »

All Blacks triumph over Wales in first test since Rugby World Cup - The Japan Times

AUCKLAND – The new-look All Blacks overcame early jitters to launch a post-Rugby World Cup era with a 39-21 win over Wales in the first test at Eden Park on Saturday. Wales fully stretched New Zealand, testing the worth and composure of newcomers to a ...and more »

Chiefs 40-7 Wales - BBC Sport

Wales suffered a second successive defeat on their New Zealand tour as a much-changed team were blown away by the Chiefs in Hamilton. Brad Weber, Tom Sanders and Dominic Bird scored for the Super Rugby side in the first half, with James Lowe, Toni Pulu ...and more »

New Zealand 39-21 Wales - BBC News

New Zealand pulled away to a 27th consecutive win over battling Wales in a compelling Test match at Eden Park. Wales led after an hour, but the world champions scored 21 unanswered points in the final quarter to overpower them. All Blacks wing Waisake ...and more »

All Blacks name experienced team for Wales opener - ARU Rugby

The All Blacks selectors have resisted injecting new faces straight into the starting side for their first Test since retaining the World Cup. Nine players who began the World Cup final have retained their place for the opening Test against Wales at ...and more »

Luke Charteris to captain Wales as Warren Gatland names his side to take on Chiefs - Daily Mail

Luke Charteris will captain Wales in Tuesday's midweek game against the Waikato Chiefs as Warren Gatland returns to Hamilton to take on his hometown club. Having been born in the agricultural town on New Zealand's North Island, Gatland went on to make ...and more »

New Zealand go through final preparations for Wales clash as Steve Hansen's new-look All Blacks prepare for return ... - Daily Mail

They might have seen some of their biggest names move into retirement at the end of last year's World Cup, but New Zealand still boast a side to scare almost any other. And as the All Blacks prepare for a three Test series with Wales - beginning with ...and more »

Injured Wales duo to fly home from New Zealand as Scarlets scrum-half Aled Davies gets called up - WalesOnline

Scrum-half Lloyd Williams will return home from New Zealand and be replaced by Aled Davies on the summer tour. The experienced Cardiff Blues No.9 suffered an ankle injury in training last week and it has been determined that he won't recover in time to ...and more »

New Zealand v Wales: Warren Gatland hopes Jake Ball can return from dislocated finger - BBC News

Wales coach Warren Gatland hopes lock Jake Ball can recover from soreness and a dislocated finger ahead of the final Test against New Zealand on 25 June. Ball has been left out of the squad for Saturday's game against the All Blacks in Wellington after ...and more »

All Blacks survive Wales scare - ARU Rugby

Bulldozing wing Waisake Naholo has scored two tries as the All Blacks held off a determined Welsh challenge to win the first Test in Auckland 39-21. It took a strong finish from New Zealand to get past the visitors, who led heading into the final 20 ...and more »