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"I think the Hurricanes have got too many stars aligning for them; new All Blacks, blokes who have missed out, Jerry Collins, the home crowd. It is all set up to be the Hurricanes' big moment."

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    "I think the Hurricanes have got too many stars aligning for them; new All Blacks, blokes who have missed out, Jerry Collins, the home crowd. It is all set up to be the Hurricanes' big moment."

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