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Wellington bounces back in style

Counties-Manukau copped a backlash from Wellington, and four-try wing Hosea Gear in particular, as the Ranfurly Shield-less Lions ran away with a commanding 62-19 win at Growers Stadium on Friday night.
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Air NZ Cup Preview: Counties-Manukau v Wellington

Pukekohe gets to show off its new lights this week when Wellington comes calling and it will be interesting to see how the Steelers handle their first match under the lamps for the season, having played four Sundays in a row and then at 2.30 last week.
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Lions ring the changes

Shaun Treeby will revive his midfield partnership with Robbie Fruean as injuries and absent All Blacks force Wellington coach Jamie Joseph into making several changes for the trip to Counties Manukau.
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Lions forwards cop it on chin

Wellington lock Daniel Ramsay says the Lions tight five have had to take Saturday's disappointing Ranfurly Shield defeat to Canterbury on the chin.
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Waikato finishes strongly

Waikato overcame a slow start to dispatch Counties Manukau 30-8 to lift itself off the bottom of the table in its week five Air New Zealand Cup clash at Growers Stadium in Pukekohe.
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