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New Zealand 56 Papua New Guinea 10: Williams Dazzles With Hat-trick As Kiwis Rack Up 10 Tries Against Brave Kumuls

Teaukura Moetau/Getty Images WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) - The attacking trio of Shane Smeltz, Chris Wood and Marco Rojas has been recalled as New Zealand attempts to increase its firepower for the first leg of a World Cup intercontinental qualifier against Mexico on Nov. 13. All three missed New Zealand's recent friendly against Trinidad and Tobago with injuries and, in their absence, a depleted New Zealand team was held to 0-0 draw. Scotland-based striker Rory Fallon, whose playoff goal against Bahrain in 2010 sent New Zealand to the World Cup in South Africa, was recalled for the Trinidad and Tobago match and holds his place in the squad. Fullback Storm Roux, from Australia's A-League champion Central Coast club, has won his first international selection.
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The other great challenge for the visitors will be that bugbear of all non-Asian teams in the subcontinent, a problem that is magnified in Sri Lanka. Ajantha Mendis excels against batsmen who have not played him, and view publisher site this New Zealand line-up is packed with fresh meat. Sachithra Senanayake possesses fewer variations, but nevertheless, requires decoding, and even Dilshan's offspin has grown increasingly menacing in recent series. Form guide (last five completed matches, most recent first) Sri Lanka: WWLWW New Zealand: LLLLW In the spotlight Last time Sri Lanka played in Hambantota, in two Twenty20s, Nuwan Kulasekara used the breeze to move the ball appreciably in to the right-handers. Lasith Malinga's inconsistency over the past 18 months has meant Kulasekara has become one of Sri Lanka's most dependable players, and this year, he has also become a penetrative threat, particularly in the early overs.
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However, on Wednesday, they admitted the girl had made a formal complaint just weeks after the alleged attack. "An investigation was launched and the complaint was thoroughly investigated," police said. "Whilst this was a distressing situation for the girl and her family, police determined that there was not sufficient evidence to bring a prosecution." I was briefed there was no formal complaint. As far as I'm concerned what the lady said was a formal complaint. Superintendent Bill Searle Waitemata Police District Commander Superintendent Bill Searle told 3 News on Thursday the decision not to prosecute the girl's alleged attackers would be reviewed in coming days.
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Searle refuted allegations that no action had been taken because one of the boys is an officer's son. The other is said to be the son of a Hollywood actor, according to local press reports. "NZ Police take any allegations of criminal offending by any of its officers or their families extremely site seriously and recent cases have highlighted that police will not hesitate to thoroughly investigate staff facing allegations of a criminal nature and will put them before the court if there is a case to answer," Searle said in a statement. Police declined to confirm how many boys were involved in "Roast Busters," but said the two ringleaders led a "core group," as well as "an associated group." The boys were attending at least two different schools at the time the alleged offenses were committed but all have since graduated, police said. It's believed they're now around 17 to 18 years old.
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Star attraction: Sonny Bill Williams scored a hat-trick for New Zealand against Papua New Guinea Give him a hand: Williams, right, celebrates his first try with Roger Tuivasa-Sheck Leuluai had missed the Kiwis' opening wins over Samoa and France with a groin injury and it looks as if his World Cup could now be over. The Kiwis will also be anxiously awaiting the outcome of a match-review panel after prop Ben Matulino on report for an alleged cannonball tackle. It was all too easy for the Kiwis from the moment centre Bryson Goodwin touched down a slide-rule kick from stand-in captain Kieran Foran on two minutes while right winger Roger Tuivasa-Sheck enhanced his growing reputation with a brace of early tries. The 20-year-old Sydney Roosters winger juggled here. with the ball after Foran's high kick before forcing his way over the corner and then demonstrated his dazzling footwork to go in for his second. Easy does it: Williams scores the second of his tries against Papua New Guinea Williams stretched out of a three-man tackle to score his first World Cup try - his first for the Kiwis since 2006 - on 14 minutes and smashed his way through the Kumuls' flimsy defence 12 minutes later to double his tally. The powerful second rower unselfishly put substitute Frank-Paul Nu'uausala over for a try before taking Johnson's pass to complete his hat-trick 30 seconds before the interval. Apart from a weaving run from full-back David Mead, the Kumuls-supporting South Stand had little to cheer in the first half and the biggest roar came when Johnson struck the woodwork with his easiest kick of the night to lose his 100 per cent record.
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The company said the resulting drop in revenue will hurt its ability to fund its share of the fast broadband roll-out and may put it in default with its bankers. Adams has ordered an independent assessment of Choruss ability to fulfill its obligations. Once that review is in, the government will webpage determine its response which may include over-ruling the regulators decision, she said. We think consumers benefit the most when there are the right incentives for people to build the most innovative, leading replacement technology, Adams said. Has the Commerce Commission ended up setting copper prices so low that we cant afford to build replacement technology? The government would expect Chorus to make its own adjustments and there may be scope to change the contract with the government to make it more viable, she said.
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The 31-year-old warmed up on his return against Japan last weekend and http://whitneymcsy.wordpress.com/2013/10/11/carrie-underwood-dishes-on-vegan-diet-cardio-workouts/ is ready to hit the heights once again this Saturday. With Jean-Marc Doussain waiting on the bench, Tales is under pressure to impress as the Castres man once again takes steps in international blue, lined up against formidable opposition. Yoann Huget vs. Charles Piutau Charles Piutau had a particularly successful summer and starts this weekend against France, the team against whom he made his first international appearance. It was just last weekend that the winger, filling in for an absent Julian Savea, scored his first tries for the All Blacks and carried for an incredible 147 metres, albeit against a fairly lacklustre Japanese defence.
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