FIT­NESS RACE FOR ALL BLACK WHITE­LOCK

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Lock Sam White­lock must prove his fit­ness to­day if he is to per­suade the All Blacks coaches he’s fit to play Ire­land in Dublin this weekend. White­lock sprained his an­kle against Aus­tralia on Oc­to­ber 22 in Auck­land and must pass his first full train­ing ses­sions to be avail­able for se­lec­tion again. The 82-cap lock was con­fi­dent. “I’ve been do­ing the right things over the last cou­ple of weeks to try and get my­self back to be­ing 100 per cent,” said White­lock. “I just have to train fully and if there’s any­thing that will come up it will come up in that. I’m feel­ing pretty good.”

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