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Images: All Blacks Take A Tour Of Frodo's Plane

Pictures of the majority of the new All Blacks squad - pictured courtesy of All Blacks sponsor Air New Zealand today at Auckland Airport.

The squad members journeyed into Auckland from all over the country this afternoon, gathering together ahead of their first training camp which begins tomorrow.

As a special gesture of support for the team as they begin their quest for rugby's greatest prize, Air New Zealand offered the country's most high profile rugby players the chance of a personal behind the scenes tour of New Zealand's most famous aircraft - the Air New Zealand Boeing 747-400 emblazoned with the Lord of the Rings image.

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Team shot 17 members of the new All Blacks squad gather together for the first time at Auckland airport today . Ahead of tomorrow' first training camp, they enjoyed a special behind the scenes tour of sponsor Air New Zealand's famous Lord of the Rings aircraft.

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Engine shot The engine room of the new All Blacks.......Captain Reuben Thorne, Richie McCaw and Dave Hewett power up for their journey towards rugby's greatest prize


Taking control.... Captain Reuben Thorne is cleared for take-off as he takes Richie McCaw, Anton Oliver and the team on the first step of their journey to play the world's leading rugby teams...

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