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Four years ago, Kiwi midfield back Hadleigh Parkes was watching the Rugby World Cup with a beer in his hand in a Cardiff pub.
Now, the 31-year-old is expected to be a key figure in Warren Gatland’s Wales team, who loom as a genuine rival to the All Blacks.
“I never once thought that I would get to a Rugby World Cup, so I want to put my best foot forward to achieve that,” Parkes toldWales Online.
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The Manawatū man recalled watching Wales beat England in the 2015 Rugby World Cup from a seat in a pub on Cardiff’s Dumballs Road.
“When Lloyd Williams gave the inside kick for Gareth Davies was pretty impressive.”
“Having only been in the country a year, there could be no greater display of what the result of a rugby match can do to the mood of a nation.
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