All Blacks to return to scene of ‘bug gate’

Jarrod Sierocki

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The Intercontinental Hotel in Double Bay, scene of last year’s ‘bug gate’ controversy. The All Blacks will stay there again this year.

UNFAZED by one of the most scandalous episodes in rugby history, the All Blacks will return to stay in the same Sydney hotel they believe they were “bugged” in last year.

The Daily Telegraph can confirm the New Zealand team will base themselves at the Intercontinental in Double Bay before the first Bledisloe Cup match against Australia on August 19.

Last year on the morning of their Bledisloe win over the Wallabies, the story broke of how a listening device was apparently found in the All Blacks’ team meeting room at the hotel, leading to bitter division between the two camps.

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