The Cup 19 podcast: All Blacks star Rieko Ioane battling loss of confidence

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Newshub rugby editor Ross Karl returns from Japan on paternity leave and analyses the fallout from the All Blacks' big win over Canada - their second of World Cup pool play.

In particular, how does Rieko Ioane look, as he bids to reclaim his starting wing spot for the big games?

Who exactly is New Zealand's best midfield combination and when can we expect Brodie Retallick back from injury? 

Join Newshub in the build up to the Rugby World Cup 2019,  as the All Blacks attempt an historic three-peat in Japan.

With expert analysis from our team on the ground, we'll dive deep into each and every performance, as the ABs prepare for October's global showpiece.

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Previously on The Cup 19 podcast


No.1 - The kick-off

No.2 - Beware of the Springboks

No.3 - The Hunger Games, All Blacks style

No.4 - Bledisloe Cup fever 

No.5 - Repeat or Revenge? Bledisloe II

No.6 - Bledisloe battering

No.7 Who's in who's out? ABs squad predictions 

No.8 - All Blacks RWC squad reaction

No.9 - Pacific rugby matters with Patrick Gower

No.10 - The RWC underdogs

No.11 - All Blacks brace for Boks assault 

No.12 - All Blacks flex World Cup muscles

No.13 - Place your bets

No.14 - Ref blunders ruin World Cup

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