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Bledisloe Cup: Wallaby Reece Hodge had trouble sleeping after his kick to beat New Zealand hit the post

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Wallaby Reece Hodge couldnt sleep on Sunday as he contemplated what might have been after his long-distance, last-gasp penalty kick to break a 19-year winning drought in New Zealand against the All Blacks hit the post in the heartbreaking 16-16 Bledisloe Cup draw.Big boot Hodge, who came off the bench late in the second-half, had the chance to win the game for the Wallabies after the siren with a 55-metre penalty.
As expected, Hodge had no trouble with the distance, but his direction was ever s…

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