Wellington 16

15 Auckland (RS)

Auckland gives Wellington a Shield fright

Wellington dug deep to stave off a fast finishing Auckland to retain the Ranfurly Shield with a tense, gritty 16-15 win at Westpac Stadium.
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Aucklanders to be schooled on shield values

The Ranfurly Shield means different things to different people -- never more evident than in the Auckland side who challenge Wellington on Saturday.
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Coach plays down Shield

Auckland coach Mark Anscombe wonders if the younger members of his squad really understand what the Ranfurly Shield is all about.
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