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Playing the Ball
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Take the $$$ and run

OPINION: Stories emanating out of Japan that Rieko Ioane is giving up his AB jersey after the RWC should set alarm bells ringing.

NBR columnist Martin Devlin speaks with Hamish McNicol.

Martin Devlin Tue, 28 Feb 2023

The lure of the silver fern is fading fast. What once was the ultimate honour for any budding Kiwi sportsman and woman has increasingly become more of a stepping stone to earning the biggest future proofing pay cheque.

Stories emanating out of Japan recently, that Rieko Ioane is giving up his AB

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Martin Devlin Tue, 28 Feb 2023
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