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Australia run down Men’s U-20s

A strong second half showing from the New Zealand side wasn’t enough as Australia opened the U-20 Five Nations Series at QBE Stadium on Sunday with a come-from-behind 3-2 win. New Zealand held a 2-1 halftime lead… [more]

 

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“In the first half we really struggled to get to grips with Australia and some of their individual players and their possession.” Men’s U-20 coach Darren Bazeley

“We talked about it half time and in the second half I thought our possession was better and we were able to create some chances.” Bazeley

“We lost the game and we can play well but we can’t lose games. We need to get wins.” Men’s U-20s striker Alex Rufer

 

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New Zealand v Australia
Sunday 3 May, 5pm
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Thursday 7 May, 1pm
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Sunday 10 May, 4pm
Waikato Stadium, Hamilton

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Sunday 10 May, kickoff TBC
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“We’re delighted, it was a great start for us. It was a very tough game in front of a very vocal home crowd, and now it’s great to have two New Zealand teams in the final.” Team Wellington coach Matt Calcott

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