Super 15: 5 New Zealand Players Primed to Have Breakout Years

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Super 15: 5 New Zealand Players Primed to Have Breakout Years
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Last year, there were a number of young players who showed off their talent and made a push for that black jersey. But being a World Cup year, the coaching trio opted for experience and versatility, and as a result, many talented players were left out.

They didn't want to risk an unproven player possibly costing the team games with some first-cap jitters. Their ploy clearly worked, as shown by the fact that the Web Ellis Cup is resting here in Aotearoa.

2012 is a new year, and with the World Cup over for another four years, these are some players from each New Zealand Super 15 team who could push the incumbents for a black jersey...

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