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Virus won't affect All Blacks, says McCaw

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New Zealand captain Richie McCaw says his players will be fighting fit to face England on Saturday, despite a virus having struck the All Blacks squad. 

Simon Zebo (bottom) of Ireland is tackled by captain Richie McCaw of the New Zealand All Blacks during their rugby union match at Eden Park in Auckland on June 9, which New Zealand won 42-10. New Zealand captain Richie McCaw says his players will be fighting fit to face England on Saturday, despite a virus having struck the All Blacks squad.

Several players were laid low by vomiting and diarrhoea prior to last weekend's 33-10 win over Wales and the virus had spread to 30 members of the 32-man squad by the middle of this week.

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