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Ben Wylie After five years as a chartered accountant in London, Ben changed careers and began to pursue journalism full-time at the end of 2020.Originally from Northern Ireland, he spent many Saturday mornings as a teenager watching Super Rugby and now writes regularly about rugby in New Zealand.

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Sevens connection could foster Black Ferns selection

The Black Ferns must quickly build combinations ahead of next year's Rugby World Cup.

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Much more to Will Jordan's game than meets the eye

It's not just Will Jordan's outrageous scoring rate that sets him apart from other wingers.

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Why Brodie Retallick and Sam Whitelock are the perfect pair

Analysis: Arguably the greatest locking partnership in rugby history has finally been reunited.

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The All Blacks have evolved ahead of the Bledisloe Cup

Analysis: There are already signs that the All Blacks are changing the way they play the game in 2021.

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Cohesion key in Canterbury's ongoing success

Analysis: All signs point to Canterbury marching on in the Farah Palmer Cup.

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Where the All Blacks actually improved in 2020

Analysis: 2020 was supposed to be an easy transition year for the All Blacks. That wasn't the case.

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How the Blues and Highlanders will approach their finals clash

Analysis: There may be similarities in how NZ's Super Rugby teams play, but they each have their quirks.

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Battle for the back of the scrum

New Zealand has an excellent crop of young number 8s plying their trade in Super Rugby.

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Chalk and cheese

It's been over a year since NZ and Australian Super Rugby sides clashed. What should we expect on Friday?

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Case for the Crusader

David Havili is showcasing his wide-range of skills week after week and deserves an All Blacks call-up.

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Room to move

Analysis: Greater policing of the offside line has helped attacks flourish in Super Rugby Aotearoa 2021.

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Red zone shuffle

Law changes for Super Rugby Aotearoa have changed the way that teams attack inside the red zone.

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Mac in the box

The game has evolved such that Damian McKenzie is no longer the threat he once was - but that could change.

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