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All Blacks' 2015 Ellis Park win reminds how mighty have fallen

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The players shake hands after the game at Mbombela Stadium. (Gallo Images)
The players shake hands after the game at Mbombela Stadium. (Gallo Images)

Rucking with Rob Houwing

The All Blacks of 2015, already setting a determined course to become first-time retainers of a World Cup crown a few weeks onward, placed a relatively low premium on the single-round Rugby Championship that year.

It was a customary characteristic for a team so routinely dominant in the southern-hemisphere tournament.

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