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Wednesday, 27 November, 2002, 05:36 GMT
England set for Maori test
Mike Tindall of England in action against New Zealand at Twickenham this month
England beat New Zealand at Twickenham this month
England's all-conquering rugby union team will play New Zealand Maori next year ahead of their one-off test against the All Blacks.

Clive Woodward's players - who have just completed an historic clean sweep against New Zealand, Australia and South Africa - will meet the All Blacks on 14 June.

On Wednesday the New Zealand Rugby Football Union announced that England would also play the Maoris, at New Plymouth in New Zealand's central North Island on 9 June.

New Zealand will also play Wales in Hamilton on 21 June and France in Christchurch on 28 June before the annual Tri-Nations program against Australia and South Africa gets underway on 19 July.

 NOV 23-24 TESTS
 ENGLAND 53-3 SA
 WALES 17-43 NZ
 IRELAND 16-7 ARG
 FRANCE 35-3 CANADA
 ITALY 3-34 AUSTRALIA
 SCOTLAND V FIJI

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