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What All Blacks need to do to win against the Wallabies

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Wednesday, 14 August 2019, 8:15PM
Some key All Blacks could be dropped, our rugby editor predicts. (Photo / AP)

A trio of All Blacks incumbents could find themselves on the outer for the Bledisloe Cup decider in Auckland this weekend.

Rugby Editor Nigel Yalden says these All Black selectors aren't prone to panic, but they are pragmatic.

They have asked for more mobility and work rate from their props and despite his best endeavours to get around the park more, Owen Franks is in the firing line.

All signs point to George Bridge starting but for who as Ben Smith and Rieko Ioane have been well below their best.

Yalden believes its not beyond the realms of possibility that both could be dropped

If that were to happen two of Sevu Reece, Jordie Barrett and Braydon Ennor come into the equation; one as a starter, the other on the bench.

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