Brodie Retallick Hansen’s gamble with Retallick shoulder underlines lock’s importance

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The importance of Brodie Retallick to the All Blacks’ Rugby World Cup chances were hammered home when coach Steve Hansen named him in the squad despite the injured lock likely to miss the entire pool stage of the tournament.

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WELLINGTON: The importance of Brodie Retallick to the All Blacks’ Rugby World Cup chances were hammered home when coach Steve Hansen named him in the squad despite the injured lock likely to miss the entire pool stage of the tournament.

Retallick dislocated his shoulder and suffered nerve damage in a match against South Africa in June, an injury he feared might preve

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