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The Breakdown

English, Sports, 1 season, 6 episodes, 4 hours, 4 minutes
The Breakdown by Sky Sport looks at every aspect of rugby - the game in New Zealand’s DNA. Hosted by a panel of former players and sports experts The Breakdown digs deep each week into news, issues and the people involved
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Greatest XV - Episode 2 - Winning props and the lock debate.

Who are the greatest front rowers in All Blacks history? Our panel and the kiwi public had completely different views, so we called in Sir Graham Henry for the deciding vote. We announce the winners, plus start the debate on who should be the locks.
8/2/202115 minutes, 34 seconds
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NZ's Greatest XV - intro and front row debate

Who is in the greatest men's team in New Zealand Rugby history? Through the Breakdown's experts and a public vote, we try to find out. This week, the front row. McDowall, Woodcock, Brown, Gray, Fitzpatrick and Coles are all great names but who will make it? We debate the front row before announcing the winners next week.
7/26/202113 minutes, 55 seconds
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Breakdown EP16

This week on the Breakdown we are joined by NZR Chairman Brent Impey after major changes hit New Zealand Rugby. Ex England international Stuart Barnes dials in from the Uk and we hear from Portia Woodman as she tells us about her journey back from injury.
6/5/202052 minutes, 43 seconds
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Breakdown EP18

This week on The Breakdown, Jordie Barrett lets us in on his training secrets ahead of the opening round of Super Rugby Aotearoa. Dr Ben O’Keeffe shares his COVID19 hospital experience and analyses proposed law changes and Nehe Milner-Skudder reports in from the Deep South! And we might have a visit from someone rather special...
6/5/202053 minutes, 59 seconds
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Breakdown EP17

This week on the Breakdown, Mr COVID19 himself Dr Ashley Bloomfield joins the team In studio. Head coach of the Crusaders Scott Robertson chats about getting Super Rugby Aotearoa up and running. The Hon. Grant Robertson - Finance Minister talks about the relief package put forward to help community sport and captain of the Blues Patrick Tuipulotu gives us the inside word about training for the upcoming Super Rugby competition.
6/5/202053 minutes, 57 seconds
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Breakdown Episode 15 - Sam Cane is named Captain

This week on the breakdown the team have an exclusive with Ian Foster as the World Rugby vote went down to the wire. We hear from Mike Umaga why the Pacific Nations chose a northern route, and The team discuss the All Blacks AGM
5/8/202053 minutes, 52 seconds